Check Gas Prices – On The Way Up

March 19, 2012

THE SHOALS – GasBuddy.com says Gas prices are sliding up all around the state. If you need to fill up, be sure to check gas prices by clicking on the Gas Prices menu tab. It’s easy to get a quick idea of prices by checking the color of the county on the GasBuddy.com map. When the […]


New “Most Wanted” List

March 19, 2012

Check out Law & Order for the latest photos of Lauderdale D.A. Chris Connolly’s Most Wanted. While you’re there, keep up to date on registered sex offenders who may be living in your neighborhood. It is everybody’s responsibility to stay informed.


Should The Chamber Marry SEDA? Food for Thought.

March 19, 2012

FLORENCE – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce has a new head of state, and he’s already thinking about changing things up. Newly appointed Chairman Jackie Hendrix has a plan. He wants to thoroughly investigate whether a merger of his organization with The Shoals Economic Development Authority, SEDA, will be good for the community. “I would like […]


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Zumba Fitness

March 19, 2012

Join the Muscle Shoals City Employees Relay For Life Team for this fun Event on March 22, 2012.  All proceeds go to The American Cancer Society Relay for life … Click HERE for info.


No More Bus Drivers Texting?

March 18, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama may join the ranks of states banning cell phone use by school bus drivers under a bill approved by the state House of Representatives. The legislation sponsored by Rep. Joe Hubbard, a Montgomery Democrat, would allow bus drivers to use their phones only in the case of emergency or if parked or […]


Spaghetti Dinner And Southern Heat

March 18, 2012

Come have  Spaghetti and listen to some good music provided by The Southern Heat Band.   Click HERE for more info.


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Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 79F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy late. High around 70F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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Thursday 05/25 10%
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Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High around 75F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
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Mainly sunny. High 87F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
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Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then cloudy skies late. High 86F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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Heart Gallery-Connecting Children In Foster Care With Adoptive Familes

March 16, 2012

MONTGOMERY – First Lady Dianne Bentley hosted an event at the Governor’s Mansion to display a portion of the Heart Gallery of Alabama Exhibit.  The exhibit is now on display in the Alabama State Capitol and will remain there through March.   Heart Gallery of Alabama is an outreach program aimed at connecting children in […]


Proration Necessary To Balance State’s General Fund Budget

March 16, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday declared 10.6 percent proration on the state’s General Fund Budget for the remainder of fiscal year 2012, which ends September 30. Alabama’s General Fund has been impacted by several major factors that make proration necessary.  The largest factors include tens of millions of dollars in state funding required for […]


The Quad-Cities Daily Sets New Record

March 16, 2012

THE SHOALS – The week of March 12, 2012 ends tonight , The Quad-Cities Daily will have once again set a new readership record. The ‘newspaper of the internet’ site officially signed on in January, 2012 with hard news stories, features, and other Shoals vital information such as free obituaries and birth notices. The news site […]


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Bellefonte Resets Work Priorities

March 15, 2012

  HOLLYWOOD, Ala. – To better match resources with current business needs, TVA is reducing the number of contractors supporting its Bellefonte nuclear plant project. “Bellefonte is integral to building a balanced energy portfolio and TVA being a leader in safe, clean and reliable nuclear energy production,” says David Stinson, vice president, Bellefonte project. “However, […]


More Charges Against Standoff Shooter

March 15, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Attempted murder charges have now been filed against William Lee Beane, who was arrested Monday after firing several gunshots at his home during a domestic argument. Bean, 51, of 1311 Richton Street, Tuscumbia, is being held at Colbert County Jail on $75,000 bond. The upgraded charges were filed Wednesday afternoon with the District Attorney’s […]


State Of Alabama Export Strategy Released

March 15, 2012

Montgomery-To maximize the resources the Export Alabama Alliance will continue to integrate its strategy into a comprehensive economic vision and strategy for growth.  By doing so, it will leverage existing resources to ensure maximum assistance is given to the private and public sectors throughout the state for export development.  “The Alliance is committed to accelerating job growth and providing […]


White-Nose Syndrome Of Bats Confirmed In Alabama

March 15, 2012

White-nose syndrome (WNS), the disease that has killed millions of bats in eastern North America, has been confirmed in bats in the Russell Cave complex in Jackson County, marking the arrival of the disease in Alabama. “White-nose syndrome had been confirmed in several counties in Tennessee, but had yet to be discovered in Alabama until […]


Person Of The Year

March 15, 2012

Tickets on sale now Person of the Year Banquet sponsored by The Shoals Democratic Women.  For more information click HERE. Come have a great meal and honor a Fine man Mayor Bobby Irons.


The Phil Campbell High School Band “Gives Thanks” With A Very Special Concert

March 15, 2012

FLORENCE – Saturday, March 17, will be a special day at Regency Square Mall. The Phil Campbell High School Band will be performing their first sit-down concert since the April 2011 tornadoes devastated their school. The event begins at 5 o’clock in the Sears Court. Band Director Bobby Patrick says the concert is a musical ‘thank […]


Election Night Photo Gallery – Lauderdale County

March 14, 2012

FLORENCE – Enjoy our photo gallery from the Lauderdale County Courthouse. click on the thumbnail for a larger image.


New Florence / Lauderdale Booking Photos – New Arrest Reports

March 14, 2012

Check out Law & Order for the latest public information on arrests. You have a right to know. CLICK HERE to go directly to the latest Florence / Lauderdale County booking photos and information. Also MUSCLE SHOALS arrest info is updated. Sorry, but Muscle Shoals P.D. does not provide us with photos. Remember, everyone included here is PRESUMED […]


Election Night Photo Gallery – Colbert County

March 14, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – We tried to get everybody in this gallery. There was a big turnout for Tuesday’s vote counting, here are some photos. Click on the thumbnails for a larger image.                  


New Options For Alabama Schools And Students Outlined By Legislative Leaders

March 14, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley and legislative leaders on Wednesday outlined a proposal that will give educators more local control over public education while also giving parents and students new educational opportunities.   The Education Options Act of 2012, to be filed in the Alabama Legislature this week, calls for new flexibility within local school systems, […]


Lauderdale County Primary Election Summary

March 14, 2012

FLORENCE – The vote counting wrapped up around ten Tuesday night at The Lauderdale County Courthouse. Click on the link to see the results. Lauderdale County Election Summary


Colbert County Primary Election Summary

March 14, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Colbert County’s votes were all in by 9:15pm Tuesday night. There was a large crowd on hand of politicians, supporters and media to watch the activities. Colbert County Election Summary


Need Gas? Check The Price Before You Leave Home

March 13, 2012

The Quad-Cities Daily makes it easy for readers to check gas prices in The Shoals. We are affiliated with GasBuddy.com. The benefit to Shoals motorists is that they can find the best prices on fuel at gas stations nearby by just clicking on the menu item just below the masthead. So give it a try, […]


Who Says It’s Too Early For Kudzu?

March 13, 2012

FLORENCE – The American Cancer Society and Regency Square Mall joined forces on Saturday, March 10th to honor some hard working women with green hair, the “Kudzu Queens.” It is not hard to pick these ladies out of a crowd, green hair and all… But they actually do a great service to The Shoals. The Kudzu […]


Alabama’s January Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.8%

March 13, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees announced today that Alabama’s January unemployment rate was 7.8%, down from December 2011’s rate of 8.0%, and well below January 2011’s rate of 9.3%. January’s rate represents 168,883 unemployed persons, compared to 174,443 in December, and 205,086 in January 2011. “I am happy to see […]