Irons to Bentley – “We need your help in Courtland”

September 12, 2013

FLORENCE – State Senator Tammy Irons of Florence sent Governor Robert Bentley and urgent message yesterday (Wednesday) to garner his help in saving 1,100 jobs in her District. The letter was tendered only hours after Memphis-based International Paper announced the closure of the Courtland paper mill. Here is the copy of her letter to Governor Bentley: […]

Benefit for Kerry Gilbert

September 12, 2013

UPDATE: A few VIP Tables left. $100.00 FLORENCE-A benefit for Kerry Gilbert who is a beloved musician from The Shoals will be held at FloBama Music Hall located on Court Street in Florence .. Thursday, September 12 from 6:00 pm until 10 pm.  There is no cover but a $5.00 voluntary donation will be accepted. […]

New! ECM Hospital Births 09/01/13 – 09/05/13

September 12, 2013

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

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Shoals Chamber of Commerce – Promenade Bridal

September 12, 2013

TUSCUMBIA – Another local business was welcomed by the Shoals Chamber of Commerce with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony. The business is Promenade Bridal on 6th. Street in Tuscumbia. Here is what Promenade Bridal has to say about itself: “Promenade Bridal is a full service bridal boutique located in downtown Tuscumbia. We are the source for all of your […]

Life Beyond Earth? Survey Says…

September 12, 2013

WORLD-In 2005, a survey of 1,000 U.S. men and women of various backgrounds revealed that 6 in 10 Americans believe in the possibility of extraterrestrial life. If this slice of the public is correct, what does it mean for our world? That is one of the questions editors Douglas A. Vakoch and Albert A. Harrison attempt […]

New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 09/02/13 – 09/06/13

September 12, 2013

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 ones.

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Calling all GEEKS – Now is your time to shine… Well, as best as you can.

September 12, 2013

THE SHOALS – Here’s a new one. There’s going to be a “Geek Gathering” in Sheffield. It’s all going down on September 28th at O’Malley’s. It’s a family event, so you can bring your little “Geeks-In-Training” to get them a heads-up on what they can expect as they grow older. Let’s face it, we geeks […]

New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 08/31/13 – 09/04/13

September 12, 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.

The Nina and the Pinta and the… well, you get the point. THEY’RE HERE!

September 11, 2013

  FLORENCE HARBOR – It is always fun to see 15th Century replica sailing ships… Particularly when they’re so famous. This afternoon, the Nina and the Pinta, of Columbus-fame arrived right on time at the Florence Harbor Marina. The ships are in The Shoals through September 16th to give tours of the replicas of the ships […]

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International Paper Courtland shuttering – 1,100 to lose jobs

September 11, 2013

COURTLAND – Lawrence County’s largest employer, International Paper announced this morning (Wednesday) that it plans to permanently close its Courtland paper mill. The plant is Lawrence County’s largest employer. Here is what International Paper in Memphis had to say about the decision:  “International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced plans to permanently close its Courtland, Ala. Mill, a facility […]

Aderholt Statement on the Anniversary of September 11th and Benghazi Attacks

September 11, 2013

WASHINGTON — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) released the following statement today in remembrance of the 12th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks and the first anniversary of the deadly assault on Americans in Benghazi, Libya. “Twelve years ago we saw terrorists make a cowardly attack on the United States that killed so many innocent Americans who were […]

Shoals Chamber of Commerce – Shoals Hospital Post Surgical Care Unit

September 11, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS –  Recently, the Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcomed yet another new member to its number. This time it was Shoals Hospital’s Post Surgical Care Unit in Muscle Shoals. It is a beautiful facility! here is what Shoals Hospital had to say about the newest addition to its services: “If you are a candidate for surgery, specially […]

Brooks recalls 9-11 – Praises First Responders

September 11, 2013

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) issued the following statement on the twelfth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.  “This twelfth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on America is a time to remember the victims of that tragic day and the loved ones they left behind. It is also an opportunity to […]

New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 08/27/13 – 09/02/13

September 11, 2013

FLORENCE/LAUDERDALE-New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. 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.

Frank’s Restaurant says, “Goodbye Park Place”

September 11, 2013

SHEFFIELD – When the Sheffield Housing Authority purchased Park Place from the estate of Bob Love, there were high hopes for a new upscale restaurant opening in town. It was to be “Frank’s Italian Restaurant.” But in less than 2 years, the owners are calling it quits. Frank’s closes today (Wednesday). And the Housing Authority […]

State program boosts Alabama businesses through energy efficiency

September 11, 2013

MONTGOMERY— Alabama businesses are saving $5.1 million in estimated annual energy costs because of an innovative state financing program. Launched just two years ago, the AlabamaSAVES loan program expands employment opportunities for Alabamians by helping businesses become more efficient and competitive. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs created the AlabamaSAVES program to provide […]

Few Alabama adults have received HPV vaccine, survey finds

September 11, 2013

MONTGOMERY-For the first time ever, Alabama has data to measure the percentage of adults who have received at least one dose of the HPV (Human Papillomavirus) vaccine. HPV is the virus that causes cervical cancer. The vaccine is recommended for males and females ages 9 to 26. It is most effective when given to children […]

Still Time to Register For a Youth Dove Hunt

September 10, 2013

MONTGOMERY-Registration is still open for the annual youth dove hunts sponsored by the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF). Openings are still available for Sept. 21 youth dove hunts in Calhoun, Henry and Escambia counties and for a Sept. 28 hunt in Escambia County. Registration for October hunts in Baldwin, Barbour, Covington, Geneva, Henry, Mobile and Monroe […]

Pond Spring Open House at Joe Wheeler home – EVENT PHOTOS

September 10, 2013

HILLSBORO – Along a wide-spot in the road between Courtland and Decatur is the recently-restored home of General Joe Wheeler. Wheeler, a hero of the Civil War and the Spanish-American war, would be 177 years old this month. To celebrate this occasion, the Alabama Historical Commission held a big birthday party for the only former Confederate […]

Time to get your Greek on again y’all

September 10, 2013

ATHENS-Last year’s inaugural Athens Grease Festival was an experiment planned in a few months time that blended Greek themes with fried foods in historic downtown Athens – the one in Alabama.   As organizers sought food and craft vendors, the unanswered question posed by vendors was, “How many people are you expecting?”   “We had […]

New!! Madison County Arrest Reports 08/26/13 – 09/04/13

September 10, 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.

50th Anniversary of the Desegregation of UNA

September 10, 2013

  September 11, 1963 – September 11, 2013) Events Schedule FLORENCE-In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of UNA, a series of community, university and academic events will be held on campus and throughout the region. These proposed events are designed to acknowledge the achievements of alumni, community members and others involved in […]

Citizens Academy for Winston County ready for next session

September 10, 2013

WINSTON COUNTY-The next Citizens Academy for Winston County will start next Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 6::30 PM.  The classes will be held at the Double Springs Municipal Building in the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) classroom.  We will be having the Law Enforcement Explorers sitting in with us the first couple of nights.  Tell […]

Accused Child Pornogaphy Collecter in Court – Authorities conduct another search for evidence

September 9, 2013

FLORENCE – A Killen man, David E. Gray, accused of possessing at least 150 photographs of child porn had his first appearance in court today (Monday). He was brought before District Judge Carole Medley this afternoon to have the felony charges officially read to him. This is the first step in what will prove to […]