“Muscle Shoals,” Movie rights picked up by Magnolia Pictures

March 13, 2013

FLORENCE-“Muscle Shoals,” Greg Camalier’s documentary on the recording studios and musicians of Muscle Shoals, Ala., became the first music documentary to secure a distribution deal at this year’s SXSW Film Festival, with Magnolia Pictures acquiring U.S. rights. PBS’ “Independent Lens” series secured the film for broadcast in the States and Films We Like purchased the […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 03/07/13 – 03/11/13

March 13, 2013

MORGAN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff. 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


In the late 1930, what offer did the Government of The Dominican Republic give to Jewish refugees?

March 13, 2013

In 1938, when no other nation would welcome Jewish refugees, Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican Republic strongman, offered to take in 100,000. Between 1940 and 1945, 5,000 Dominican visas were issued, but only 645 Jews actually made their way to the Dominican Republic. The refugees settled in the tiny seacoast town of Sosua, then just jungle […]


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Parents…Stress Safety during Spring Break

March 12, 2013

MONTGOMERY — With spring break season’s arrival comes heavier than usual traffic. The Alabama Department of Public Safety strongly encourages motorists — particularly young drivers and their parents — to make highway safety a priority. “Parents, let’s be proactive this spring break. Take time to sit down with your young drivers to discuss safety before […]


Improving Medicaid

March 12, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday visited Jackson Hospital in Montgomery to highlight his support for legislation designed to transform the Alabama Medicaid Agency into a more efficient and more affordable program for the taxpayers of Alabama.   The proposed legislation, to be introduced by Senate Health Committee Chair Greg Reed (R-Jasper) and House Health Committee Chair Jim McClendon (R-Springville), incorporates […]


1st ever Official SXSW Muscle Shoals Music Showcase

March 12, 2013

FLORENCE-You, are cordially invited to the 1st ever, Official SXSW Muscle Shoals Music Showcase on March 14, 2013 from 7:20pm to 2am at The Stage on Sixth Patio in Austin, Texas.   “Now Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers  And they’ve been known to pick a song or two  Lord they get me off so much  […]


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Hydrangeas …..all for free from KTSB

March 12, 2013

TUSCUMBIA–Keep the Shoals Beautiful will be giving away Native Oakleaf Hydrangeas at 9am on March 14 at Spring Park in Tuscumbia. The hydrangeas are free of charge at while supplies last. The giveaway will take place at the new pavilion across from the train station. Members of the Shoals Master Gardeners will be available to […]


Just before the Cuban Trade Embargo, who made a last-minute cigar-purchase?

March 12, 2013

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed the trade embargo against Cuba. This effectively shut down trade between the US and Cuba because of Cuba’s repressive form of government. It is still in effect today. However, Kennedy didn’t sign it before he was able to secure some Cuban goods of his own. The night before […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 02/26/13 – 03/05/13 Part II

March 12, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence Police. 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


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Congressman Brooks Congratulates Winner of Congressional Art Competition

March 11, 2013

Huntsville, AL – Yesterday Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) recognized Alabama’s Fifth Congressional District winner of the 2013 Congressional Art Competition in a special ceremony at the Huntsville Museum of Art. The winner, 16-year-old Miss Namena Bojang, won for her charcoal-medium entry entitled, “Be Bold. Be Different.” Miss Bojang is an eleventh grader at Bob Jones High […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 02/25/13 – 03/03/13

March 11, 2013

FRANKLIN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Franklin County Sheriff. 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


What do cats do for about 70% of their lives?

March 11, 2013

We all wish we could sleep our days away sometimes. Who doesn’t love the occasional long, lazy nap or sleeping in on the weekends? Cats, however, take this penchant for sleep to a whole new level. If you have a cat, you know they spend the majority of their time lounging about, basking in the […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 02/26/13 – 03/05/13 Part I

March 11, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence Police. 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Cops and Cowboys …Benefit to help Special Olympics

March 10, 2013

FLORENCE-Join Texas Roadhouse in Florence as they team up with local law enforcement officers to raise funds for the Shoals Special Olympics. Area police officers will help greet, seat and serve guests with all donations going to the Shoals Special Olympics. The event will be held Friday, March 15th from 11am-11pm at the Texas Roadhouse […]


Tuscumbia to Host Grand Opening at New City Hall

March 10, 2013

TUSCUMBIA– Mark your calendars….on March 14, the public is invited to visit Tuscumbia’s new City Hall for the Grand Opening.  A ribbon cutting ceremony will officially open the building at 10:00 a.m.  City officials and Shoals Chamber of Commerce officials will be joined by the Deshler High School Band to kick-off the day. The former […]


‘The Winter’s Tale’…… A UNA Theatre and Music Presentation

March 9, 2013

FLORENCE-The Department of Music and Theatre at the University of North Alabama will present its spring play, “The Winter’s Tale” by William Shakespeare, March 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. and March 17 at 2 p.m. in the George S. Lindsey Theatre. As its name suggests, the play begins in the dead of winter. In the first […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 03/01/13 – 03/07/13

March 9, 2013

SHEFFIELD-New Booking Photos from Sheffield Police. 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Two Civil War Sailors from the Ironclad USS Monitor Interred at Arlington National Cemetery

March 8, 2013

151st anniversary of Battle of Hampton Roads WASHINGTON-The remains of two unknown USS Monitor sailors, recovered by NOAA and the U.S. Navy in 2002 from the ship’s gun turret, were buried today, with full military honors, at Arlington National Cemetery. The USS Monitor sank in a New Year’s Eve storm just over 150 years ago, carrying 16 crew […]


The Love of Classical Music

March 8, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-Did you know we were being brain washed into loving classical music as children while watching cartoons?   Was it a grand conspiracy? Here we were paying full attention to our Looney Tunes and not noticing the background music, but it was getting in our heads.  Each cartoon had a different classic playing in the background. […]


New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 02/14/13 – 03/05/13

March 8, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS-New Booking Photos from Muscle Shoals Police. 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 03/03/13 – 03/07/13

March 7, 2013

MORGAN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff. 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


NW-SCC Phil Campbell and Shoals Chapter Honored at Regional Phi Theta Kappa Convention

March 7, 2013

  MUSCLE SHOALS/PHIL CAMPBELL-Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Alpha Zeta Iota chapter (Phil Campbell campus) and Alpha Sigma Beta chapter (Shoals campus) of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society was recently recognized during the Alabama Regional Phi Theta Kappa Convention atJefferson Davis Community College in Brewton, Ala.   Awards received included: §         Distinguished Honors in Action Project and Theme Awards – Phil […]


Spring is in the air ….

March 7, 2013

FLORENCE-You know it is springtime when you here these words….”The Easter Bunny arrives at Regency Square Mall!” Mr. Bunny makes his arrival  Friday, March 15 at 6pm and takes up residence at his Bunny Hut in Center Court until March 30th! Join 102.7 KISS FM, SSWA Recycling and Chick-fil-A, as they welcome the Bunny outside […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 02/24/13 – 03/04/13

March 7, 2013

MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Madison County Sheriff. 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.