New! Winston County Arrest Reports 03/02/20 – 03/08/20

March 20, 2020

WINSTON COUNTY– Booking Photos from Winston County Sheriff CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


To combat coronavirus, remember what Smokey the Bear taught us

March 20, 2020

WASHINGTON,DC-A message from Alabama Senator Doug Jones to the citizens of Alabama concerning COVID-19: “Remember when Smokey the Bear told us how we had to stop forest fires? He reminded us that to combat forest fires, we all had to do our part. “Only YOU can prevent forest fires.” The coronavirus, COVID-19, is a forest […]


New! North Alabama Medical Center Births 03/10/20 – 03/16/20

March 20, 2020

THE SHOALS-The latest cohort of babies born at North Alabama Medical Center is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little on here.


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Conservation Department Updates Operations During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 20, 2020

MONTGOMERY-In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) is making the following temporary changes to its business operations for the safety of our employees and the general public. The changes are in effect until April 6, 2020. Alabama State Parks and associated facilities remain open with the exception […]


Hunters Encouraged to Participate in Avid Turkey Hunter Survey

March 20, 2020

MONTGOMERY-Do you spend 10 or more days each spring turkey hunting in Alabama? If so, your observations in the field can provide valuable information toward the conservation and management of eastern wild turkey. The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) is asking turkey hunters who hunt for at least 10 days during turkey season […]


Senator Doug Jones, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Expand Early Voting and Vote-by-Mail in Response to COVID-19

March 19, 2020

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) has cosponsored legislation that would expand early in-person voting and no-excuse absentee vote-by-mail, among other reforms, in the wake of the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. “We should be making it easier to vote, not harder. Especially now in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, there are […]


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Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Statewide Public Health Order

March 19, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Thursday issued a statewide health order to aid in Alabama’s efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).   Statewide through April 5: All gatherings of 25 persons or more, or gatherings of any size that cannot maintain a consistent six-foot […]


ABC Stores Allow Curbside Sales From Licensed Businesses

March 19, 2020

MONTGOMERY-ON Tuesday evening, March 117 the ABC Board confirmed an emergency sale of alcoholic beverages curbside by licensed locations throughout the state. Under the order, locations licensed to sell alcohol for on-premise and/or off premise consumption will be able to sell via curbside for pick-up or takeout service. It does not mean businesses will be […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 03/08/20 – 03/12/20

March 19, 2020

THE SHOALS-The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little on here.


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New! Marion County Arrest Reports 02/29/20 – 03/15/20

March 19, 2020

MARION COUNTY– Booking Photos from Marion County Sheriff CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


TVA Accepting Proposals for New Large-Scale Renewable Energy Development

March 19, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN – The Tennessee Valley Authority announced today that it is calling on the world’s top developers to submit proposals to develop 200 megawatts of renewable energy that can be brought online by the end of 2023. Proposals are due to TVA by April 24, 2020. TVA will announce the selected proposals in the […]


Governor Ivey Announces New Primary Runoff Election Date

March 19, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the Primary Runoff Election would be held on July 14, 2020 due to the concerns surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. “Exercising my extraordinary powers under the Emergency Management Act, I am setting Alabama’s Primary Runoff Election for July 14, 2020,” said Governor Kay Ivey. “The ability to hold […]


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Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Eastern Indigo Snake and Wildlife Festival Canceled

March 19, 2020

  MONTGOMERY-To ensure the health and wellness of the public as Alabama fights aggressively to prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, the Eastern Indigo Snake and Wildlife Festival at the Conecuh National Forest Open Pond Recreation Area scheduled for May 1, 2020 has been canceled. The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF), which […]


Colbert County Sheriff’s Office Services Available At The Colbert County Courthouse Due COVID-19 Outbreak

March 19, 2020

COLBERT COUNTY-On Wednesday, March 18 Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williams issued a release stating changes to the courthouse due to the COVID-19 outbreak: “For Health Precautions, as advised by State & Federal Authorities for limiting social contact, the Colbert County Commission has closed the Courthouse with only a few exceptions. The following list will help […]


Athens Utilities closing Jefferson St. lobby to the public and suspending disconnects

March 19, 2020

ATHENS-Athens Utilities is supporting state health officials on recommendations for social distancing as part of its COVID-19 protocols and ensuring the health and wellbeing of employees and customers by closing to the public its Customer Accounts lobby on Jefferson Street.   This will become effective Thursday, March 19, at noon.   In addition, Athens Mayor […]


Florence: Coronavirus Update On Municipal Operations

March 18, 2020

FLORENCE-City of Florence Municipal Services including, Police, Fire, Electricity, Gas, Water, Customer Services, Solid Waste, Street, and Recycle, will continue operations. If you have business at City Hall, please call for first for information or to make an appointment 256-760-6300. We ask that business proceeds by email or phone when possible. The City of Florence […]


COVID-19 Cases Rise to 51With Jefferson County at 23

March 18, 2020

MONTGOMERY-Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public health on Wednesday, March 18 have confirmed 46 cases of COVID-19 across the state. Listed below are the counties and number of cases in each county: Baldwin- 1 Calhoun- 1 Elmore- 4 Lee- 8 Jefferson- 25 Limestone- 1 Madison- 1 Montgomery- 2 Shelby- 4 St. Clair- […]


COVID-19 numbers rise as first patient leaves hospital

March 18, 2020

MONTGOMERY-As of Tuesday evening, March 17 the number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 39. With the release from the hospital of the first COVID-19 patient who was discharged from the Baptist Medical Center on Tuesday. On Tuesday as well a student from St. Clair County school system has tested positive for COVID-19.  A letter […]


Colbert County Courthouse Closing Until April 6

March 18, 2020

COLBERT COUNTY-On Tuesday, March 17 County commissioners voted unanimously  to protect the heath of the public and employees during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by closing the Colbert County courthouse. Probate Judge Daniel Rosser will be able to hold necessary commitment hearings as required. All deadlines for purchasing tags,titles, and licenses will be extended to accommodate […]


ADPH: First COVID-19 case confirmed in Madison County

March 18, 2020

MONTGOMERY-Madison County, Alabama, reports its first case of COVID-19 as of March 17. “We are very early in the investigation of this case,” states Dr. Karen Landers, with the Alabama Department of Public Health.  “While our information is preliminary, we are looking in to whether the case could link to an international case.” Most patients […]


Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Updated Public Health Precautionary Guidelines

March 18, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Out of an abundance of caution, The Alabama Department of Public Health on Tuesday issued updated guidelines to aid in Alabama’s efforts to flatten the curve during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. For Jefferson and surrounding counties (Tuscaloosa, Walker, Blount, St. Clair and Shelby), ADPH recommends against gatherings of 25 persons or more where a […]


COVID-19: What North Alabama Medical Center is Doing and What You Can Do

March 18, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution, beginning at 7:00 am, Sunday, March 15th,North Alabama Medical Center will only one visitor to be allowed per patient. Visitors should be well and 16 years of age and older. Thank you for your cooperation, as we add measures to protect our patients, visitors, doctors and employees. FLORENCE-It probably […]


Governor Ivey Proclaims Confidence in Alabama Financial Institution Precautionary Measures

March 18, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday in cooperation with the Superintendent of Banking Mike Hill, emphasized measures taken by financial regulators to protect the financial system within the state. The Alabama Banking Department, which oversees operations of our banks, has partnered with its regulated banks to ensure those financial institutions are as prepared as possible for […]


Alabama’s Unemployment Rate Remains at Record Low

March 18, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted January 2020 unemployment rate remains at a record low 2.7%, unchanged from December 2019, and well below January 2019’s rate of 3.6%. “We are pleased to be able to maintain last year’s record low unemployment rate in Alabama,” said […]