Banks Man Wins Four-wheeler in Conservation Sweepstakes

March 26, 2012

Brent Jordan of Banks, Ala., is the winner of a Yamaha four-wheeler awarded as first prize in the Outdoor Alabama Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes was conducted by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) on its Website, www.outdooralabama.com. The Yamaha Grizzly 350 four-wheeler, valued at $6,650, was donated by the Montgomery Yamaha dealership and […]


Alabama Music Hall of Fame – Swan Song? – Johnson Reflects

March 26, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The building on Highway 72 lies quietly in repose on the 40-acre parcel that was once a cotton field on the south side of town. There are no cars in the parking lot; no visitors walking through the doors. Yesterday in Birmingham, the Alabama Music Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors decided to keep […]


More to Tar Balls Than Meets the Eye (or Toes)

March 26, 2012

AUBURN – The April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the waves of tar balls deposited on the beaches shortly thereafter prompted the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to produce a tar ball fact sheet. Among the factoids was one stating that those sticky, coin-sized clumps of weathered oil, though […]


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New Lauderdale County’s Most Wanted

March 24, 2012

The list has just been updated. Some additions and some deletions. LAUDERDALE COUNTY D.A..’S MOST WANTED.


New Lauderdale County/Florence P.D. Booking Photos

March 23, 2012

Two Editions Today –New Lauderdale County/Florence P.D. Booking Photos in Law & Order  These folks are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge! Also, check out all the Law & Order entries including Registered Sex Offenders and Most Wanted. Be aware of who is living near you.


US Appeals Court Grants Stay of Execution for Arthur

March 23, 2012

MONTGOMERY — A federal appeals court has granted a stay of execution for a Sheffield man who was set to die next week in a 1982 murder-for-hire case. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today postponed the execution of Thomas Douglas Arthur until further action of the court. Earlier in the week the court […]


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New Madison County Booking Photos

March 23, 2012

Check out all the new booking photos from MADISON COUNTY. Remember, these folks are presumed innocent until guilty in court. Don’t judge. While you are there, check out all the Law Enforcement information to be found in LAW & ORDER.


The Easter Bunny Is Coming And Trying To Find Her Lost Eggs!

March 23, 2012

  Florence-Join us for the fun when the Easter Bunny and her friends arrive on Friday, March 23rd at 6pm in Center Court at Regency Square Mall! After the Bunny arrives, the festivities will continue with an Easter Egg hunt! The Easter Bunny has scattered her eggs throughout the mall and hopes that her little friends […]


Russellville To Purchase Police Equipment

March 22, 2012

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded a $14,660 grant to enable the Russellville Police Department to track criminals more effectively. The grant will fund the purchase of a digital fingerprinting system. The equipment will enable the department to send fingerprint images electronically to state and federal databases, providing quicker results when officers are checking into […]


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OTC meds, neti pots can relieve most seasonal allergies

March 22, 2012

Though the mild winter that graced most of the country was a blessing for the cold-haters of the nation, it’s not without consequences – pollen already is blanketing cars and gathering in piles in parking lots, signaling an early start to the spring allergy season. “We’re seeing many more problems with allergies this season because […]


Down Syndrome Awareness Campaign

March 21, 2012

MONTGOMERY- First Lady Dianne Bentley will join 16 other First Ladies from across the nation on Wednesday, March 21 to honor Light the Way, a campaign to support advances in research for the treatment of Down syndrome. The initiative was created by New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie.  To recognize this significant day, Mrs. […]


Easy To Print Copies of Our Stories

March 21, 2012

The Quad-Cities Daily makes it easy to print copies of our articles! We use a plugin called “Print Friendly” that makes it easy to keep a copy of something you like from our site. Try it out. Just go to one of today’s stories, and down at the bottom, you’ll see the Print Friendly button. […]


New Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports

March 21, 2012

A new batch of arrest reports from Muscle Shoals Police are in. Sorry, but Muscle Shoals doesn’t supply us with booking photos. Remember, these people are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Don’t judge.


Proclamation For Ricky Wyatt Day

March 21, 2012

MONTGOMERY – In remembrance of the significant role he played in the landmark Wyatt v. Stickney ruling and the historic transformation of the Alabama mental health system, Governor Bentley proclaimed March 12, 2012, Ricky Wyatt Day in Alabama. Sadly, Wyatt passed away on November 1, 2011. Representatives from ADMH felt the 41st anniversary of Judge […]


Last Day of Winter: Out Like a Lamb – Photos

March 21, 2012

THE SHOALS – The winter of 2012 gave Shoals residents a more pleasant 3 months than they’ve had in years. With temperatures considerably warmer than usual on the Season’s last full day, folks poured out to the parks and river banks to give Spring a head start. Click on the photos to see a larger image.


Governor Bentley Praises Heroes For Hire Act

March 21, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday welcomed Senate approval of a bill that will help Alabama’s returning veterans find new jobs or start new businesses. Known as the Heroes for Hire Act, House Bill 152 provides a $1,000 tax credit to employers who hire recently deployed, and now discharged, unemployed veterans.  The Act also […]


Grand Jury: Four Accused in Death of Taylor

March 21, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Ashley Fawn Greenhill, 25, has been indicted in connection with the October, 2011 murder of  Leighton woman, Amanda Leeth Taylor. The Colbert County Grand Jury yesterday rendered its accusation against her and three others, Laurel Ann Pruett, Matthew Fox, and Ronald Weems. All four have been charged with mutilation of a corpse and hindering […]


Florence Landfill: Safely Run or Environmental Pariah?

March 21, 2012

FLORENCE – During the past year, the situation at the City’s sanitary landfill has been the cause of vicious internecine discord at many a City council meeting and work session. The reasons are both practical and political. As of February 1, 2012 household garbage, rather than being disposed of at the landfill, began a process […]


Easter Bunnies And Easter Eggs

March 21, 2012

The Regency Square Mall is having an Easter Egg Hunt on March 23rd. Pictures with the Easter Bunny are available now.   Hurry up before all the eggs are gone !   Click HERE for all the details.  


Bond Refinancing To Save Millions

March 20, 2012

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama 21st Century Authority has successfully completed the refinancing of $102 million of outstanding Tobacco Settlement Revenue Bonds issued in 2000 and 2001.  The bond refinancing is expected to result in savings of more than $17.9 million over the remaining 10-year life of the bonds.   Due to a very favorable interest rate environment, exceptionally low overall […]


New Franklin County Booking Photos

March 20, 2012

Check in on LAW & ORDER for all the latest booking photos and arrest information for North Alabama. Or CLICK HERE  to go directly to the latest crop of photos from Franklin County. Remember, these people are presumed innocent until PROVEN guilty in court. Don’t judge.


Casey Now Understands The Meaning of “7 Will Get You 20”

March 20, 2012

FLORENCE – Lauderdale County Circuit Judge, Gil Self asked the Defendant if he understood that there would be no parole, no probation if he plead guilty. In cases like this 20 years can seem like a lifetime for a man convicted of raping a 7 year old. James Robert Casey, 57 years old, answered “Yes, Sir.” […]


Shoals District Attorneys: Same Title – Different Styles

March 20, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – Colbert and Lauderdale D.A.’s spoke to the Shoals Democratic Club Monday night about the challenges of today and their visions for the future. And while Bryce Graham and Chris Connolly both hold prosecutorial prowess in the court system of The Shoals, their outlook on things is somewhat different.       . Chris […]


Ex-Crimson Tide Player – Guilty

March 20, 2012

BIRMINGHAM-A former Crimson Tide and NFL player pleaded guilty today in federal court to food stamp fraud and falsely claiming a woman as his wife on immigration forms, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick J. Maley, and ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Raymond R. Parmer, Jr. […]