Tuscumbia Booking Photos – NEW

March 5, 2012

Check out Law&Order for all the latest booking photos, RSO’s, and Most Wanted. New today – TUSCUMBIA!


Gingrich Schedules Huntsville Visit

March 5, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will spend two days campaigning in Alabama before the state’s presidential primary March 13. Gingrich’s campaign announced he will hold a rally at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville and then tour the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville. On Wednesday, […]


New Lauderdale / Florence Booking Photos-Arrests

March 5, 2012

Check out all the newest listings in Law&Order and the newest photos from Florence Police and Lauderdale Sheriff. Remember: They’re presumed Innocent!


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Colbert County Jail Suicide

March 5, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – After witnessing so many difficult moments in his years of Law Enforcement, Colbert County Sheriff Ronnie May never gets used to tragedies that happen in his jail. Saturday night, May was contacted by the dispatcher at the Sheriff’s Office that a jail prisoner had killed himself in his jail cell. The man, 42 year […]


I’m With Phil Steals George Lindsey UNA Film Festival

March 5, 2012

FLORENCE—UNA had its very own star-studded event Saturday night at the George Lindsey Film Festival’s Awards Show and After Party held at the East Campus facility. Such famous faces as Ernest Borgnine, Michael Rooker, Danny Vinson, Debbie and Carrie Moore and the event’s namesake actor made an appearance to present awards and mingle with up-and-coming […]


Governor Bentley Tours Tornado Damage

March 5, 2012

EAGLE CREEK – Governor Robert Bentley on Sunday surveyed storm damage from the air and on the ground, offering continued support to all affected communities and thanking first responders, emergency managers, and volunteers for their tireless work since severe weather moved through the state. “I’m so thankful to see people coming out and helping each […]


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Check Your Polling Place

March 4, 2012

MONTGOMERY, Ala.— Secretary of State Beth Chapman encourages Alabama voters to check polling location prior to the March 13thPrimary Election.  Due to the process of redistricting this year, polling locations may have changed because of the new district lines.   “Counties have been doing a great job of notifying voters of these changes by sending […]


And The Winner Is…….

March 3, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – Tonight was a big night for “I’m With Phil,” which walked away with three awards at the 2012 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Awards Show. The movie garnered the Feature Film, Best of Show and Clyde “Sappo” Black Sweet Home Alabama awards. “I’m With Phil” is about a man named Phil Campbell […]


Cleanup Work Begins in Athens Community

March 3, 2012

ATHENS – In the wake of tornadoes in Limestone county, dozens of volunteers, neighbors, insurance adjusters and contractors converged on Canebrake Subdivision in Athens today. Numerous homes in this newly built subdivision were damaged Friday morning when a tornado touched down. The tornado was one of a small swarm of twisters that hit Limestone and Madison Counties around […]


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Saturday Statement from Governor Robert Bentley on Severe Weather Outbreak

March 3, 2012

Governor Robert Bentley on Saturday issued the following statement regarding the impact of severe weather across the state:  “Daylight has revealed the extent of the damage in several communities that were in the paths of storms that moved through Alabama Friday night.  This is in addition to the damage left behind by storms earlier in […]


Wise Metals Opens New Facility – State and Local Leaders Gather

March 2, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – Wise Metals Group today cut the ribbon on its latest expansion facility in The Shoals. Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, Congressman Mo Brooks, Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) C.E.O. David Bronner, Mayors of Florence, Tuscumbia and Muscle Shoals, and numerous city council members, state representatives, and business leaders attended the ceremony. The new facility, […]


New Booking Photos Florence/Lauderdale

March 2, 2012

Check out Law&Order for booking photos and arrest reports for four counties. They’re all in The Quad-Cities Daily. And they are FREE. Or you can simply click to get directly to the latest from Florence P.D. / Lauderdale County. Read the disclaimers… They’re presumed innocent until PROVEN guilty.


TVA … Severe Weather…Power Outages

March 2, 2012

Tennessee Valley Authority has activated its Transmission Emergency Operations Center to assess the damage and manage the response to today’s severe storms. At this time, TVA reports its transmission system is stable and secure. Ten transmission lines are out of service in North Alabama and Southeast Tennessee, where the most severe weather was reported. All […]


VIDEO – Brooks Heading To Tornado Area

March 2, 2012

FLORENCE – U.S. Congressman Mo Brooks sharply abbreviated his trip to The Shoals today, so that he could hurry back to Madison County, the scene of violent weather and at least one tornado. Brooks was in town today for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Wise Alloys in Muscle Shoals and was attending a Chamber of Commerce […]


Union Members to Join Memorial March

March 1, 2012

Washington, D.C. –  AFL-CIO union members including nurses, teachers, firefighters, public service workers will join the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee known as the “Bloody Sunday” march in Selma, Alabama starting Sunday March 4, 2012. The march retraces the path across the Edmund Pettus Bridge by civil rights activists in 1965 who were part of the […]


Governor Bentley And Children’s Health Insurance

March 1, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday discussed his efforts to maintain health insurance services for children of the working poor. “It is important for people to understand that my budget proposal to the Legislature calls for a $10 million increase in funding forAlabama’s Children’s Health Insurance Program,” Governor Bentley said.  “Despite the financial challenges facing […]


UNA Gets Perfect Score

March 1, 2012

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama this morning received what its president, Dr. William G. Cale Jr., called “the rarest of rare outcomes.” Following its on-site review of the university, an eight-person team from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) reported no findings, recommendations or need for […]


Court of Appeals Holds Off HB-56 Ruling

March 1, 2012

ATLANTA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for The 11th District in Atlanta differed it’s ruling on Alabama’s strict anti-illegal immigration law today. The decision not to act on Alabama’s Beason–Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act was based on the pending Supreme Court’s ruling on a similar law in Arizona. Another anti-illegal immigration law in Georgia, also had […]


The Horrors Of Amputation

March 1, 2012

A few weeks back I discussed crepe myrtle murder.   If you are thinking about planting a crepe myrtle, consider the area that you have available and the maximum height that you want your tree to grow.  There are several varieties of crepe myrtles listed in various heights that do well in Alabama.  The following link […]


Lowest Gas Prices in The Shoals

March 1, 2012

The Quad-Cities Daily makes it easy to find the best gas prices! We’ve added a new menu item, “Gas Prices”. Take a look and you will find the best fuel prices in The Shoals, Russellville and Decatur – Supplied by GasBuddy,com! Like the graphic says, “Don’t leave home without checking”. Readers can contribute to GasBuddy.com by […]


Alabama Governor Robert Bentley To Speak On UNA Campus

February 29, 2012

FLORENCE – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley will give a presentation to the Shoals Chamber of Commerce March 2 at 11:30 a.m. in the Guillot University Center banquet halls at the University of North Alabama. Supported by the UNA College Republicans, the event will also be open to the UNA community and general public. Emily McCann, UNA […]


ECM Hospital Names New Boss

February 29, 2012

FLORENCE, AL – February 29, 2012 – Officials at RegionalCare Hospital Partners announced today that Russell Pigg has been named Chief Executive Officer at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital. Mr. Pigg comes to ECM from his most recent post as Chief Executive Officer at 225-bed Dyersburg Regional Medical Center in Dyersburg, Tenn. His first day at […]


Muscle Shoals Music Part Of Orange Beach Music And Art Fest

February 29, 2012

Florence/Lauderdale Tourism is excited to be involved in a cultural partnership with the Orange Beach Festival of Art this year in showcasing two talented musicians from the Shoals! The Festival is March 10th and 11th. Check out the schedule and bios of our performers below. Barry Billings has been a staple of the Muscle Shoals […]


Update: A Crime To Disarm An Officer? Not Yet, But Soon

February 29, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Right now, there is no specific crime to disarm a police officer in the State of Alabama. However, that may change soon. A Bill, offered by State Senator Tammy Irons (D), Florence yesterday passed the Alabama Senate that would make it a felony for a person to intentionally take away a firearm from a […]