Cotton picking time

September 29, 2012

You know that Ray Stevens song about where do my socks go when I put them in the dryer. I kept wondering what was happening to my yard socks until I looked under my desk. When I come in from the yard, I’ll sit down at my desk to check my e-mails and Facebook and […]


Frank Vafinis named a finalist as Restaurateur of the Year

September 28, 2012

Montgomery, Alabama – Frank Vafinis from George’s Steak Pit has been chosen as a finalist in the category of Restaurateur of the Year for the 13th annual Stars of the Industry Dinner on Monday, October 15 at the Westin in Huntsville. The event is a celebration of excellence by individuals within the Foodservice and Hospitality industries, […]


Bentley awards $230,976 to assist family violence victims in northwest Alabama

September 28, 2012

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded three grants to support a Florence-based nonprofit organization that gives a helping hand to victims of family violence in a six county area. Safeplace Inc. will use the grants totaling $230,976 to help victims in Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion and Winston counties.           “The […]


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UPDATE – Courtland Air Show this Saturday

September 28, 2012

COURTLAND AIRPORT – Final preparations are underway, tents and barricades are in place, and the pilots are arriving in their unique aircraft today for tomorrow’s big airshow. The gates open at Noon on Saturday, with show aircraft on static display. Show visitors can walk right up to vintage war birds and experimental aircraft of many […]


Coach Gene Stallings – Featured Speaker at NW-SCC Fundraiser

September 28, 2012

Muscle Shoals, AL – Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Foundation will hold the 20th Annual Pathfinder’s Dinner Monday, October 22, 2012 at the Listerhill Banquet Hall, Listerhill Credit Union, 4790 East 2nd Street, Muscle Shoals, AL. The Pathfinder’s Dinner will be preceded with a silent auction at 6:00 p.m. and dinner beginning at 7:00 p.m. The […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 09/18/12 – 09/25/12

September 28, 2012

New Booking Photos from Madison County. 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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NASA’s Curiosity Rover finds signs of ancient stream

September 27, 2012

LOS ANGELES — Scientists say NASA’s newest Mars rover has found signs that a stream once flowed across the surface near the site where it landed. Curiosity touched down in a crater near the Martian equator last month. The red planet today is dusty and dry but scientists think it was once warmer and wetter. Evidence […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/18/12 – 09/25/12 Part II

September 27, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police/Lauderdale 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.


“Like” … UNA Facebook #1

September 27, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama Facebook page this week was named No. 1 for audience engagement among university Facebook pages with 20,000-74,999 fans. The ranking is from Varsity Outreach, a leader in social media marketing for university audiences. Varsity Outreach, last year, ranked the UNA Facebook page among the nation’s 100 largest. The […]


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Edward Jones Investment Office has Ribbon Cutting

September 27, 2012

Florence, Alabama – J. Nathan Campbell and The Shoals Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the opening of the newest Edward Jones office located  at 454 North Pine Street in downtown Florence with a ribbon cutting ceremony  In attendance were Edward Jones Advisers and staff, invited guests and members of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce.   Edward Jones […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/18/12 – 09/25/12 Part I

September 27, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police/Lauderdale 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.


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 09/14/12 – 09/21/12

September 27, 2012

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.


Brooks’ Statement On Selection of New Marshall Space Flight Center Director

September 27, 2012

Huntsville, AL – Today Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL), representing Alabama’s 5th District, home of Marshall Space Flight Center, made the following comments about the selection of Patrick Scheuermann as the new Director of Marshall Space Flight Center for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration:   “I look forward to working with Patrick Scheuermann as the new Director […]


Conservation Groups Celebrate 75th Anniversary of Wildlife Restoration Act

September 26, 2012

Montgomery – State Rep. Randy Davis (R – Daphne), who serves as co-chair of the bipartisan Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, joined with officials from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, as well as representatives of hunting and fishing organizations, on Wednesday to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Wildlife Restoration Act, the landmark […]


Governor signs bill to support UAB spinal cord research

September 26, 2012

On Sept. 7, 2012, Gov. Robert Bentley signed legislation creating the T.J. Atchison Spinal Cord Injury Research Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The bill will provide funding to UAB for spinal cord research with a focus on discovering a cure for paralysis caused by spinal cord injuries. The program will be administered by […]


New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 09/14/12 – 09/22/12

September 26, 2012

New Booking Information 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 Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births 09/15/12 – 09/20/12

September 26, 2012

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.


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 09/17/12 – 09/23/12

September 26, 2012

New Booking Photos from Franklin County. 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.


Grants to be awarded for highway safety

September 26, 2012

MONTGOMERY- Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded grants totaling $1.3 million to fund extra patrols and continue other programs to minimize motor vehicle injuries and fatalities on Alabama roads. The state’s nine Highway Safety Offices will use the funds for overtime pay to local law enforcement officers in order to boost the number of patrols during […]


Missing teen located safe and sound

September 26, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield Police are reporting that a 19 year old woman who disappeared from her home Monday has been found in good condition. Laura Willingham reportedly left her home without her medications and a supply of oxygen which is a supplemental aid to her breathing. She was located last night near Decatur. You may read our […]


Bobby Denton to present concert at historic St. John’s Church

September 26, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Senator Bobby Denton, one of the area’s most esteemed citizens, also considered one of the area’s most talented individuals, will present a concert of old-time hymns, gospel songs, spirituals and secular songs of inspiration at historic St. John’s Episcopal Church in Tuscumbia, Alabama, at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 7. Denton, who retired as […]


oSiYo uGaNaLi (Hello My Friend)

September 26, 2012

The Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama is an Alabama State Recognized Tribe since 1984.  They are holding their 15th annual Echota Cherokee Festival and PowWow on September 29 and 30.  The festival will be held at Oakville Indian Mounds Park just  south of Moulton,  Alabama.  There will be American Native American Artisans, Craftsmen, story telling and […]


W.C. HANDY MUSIC FESTIVAL one of North America’s 100 best events for 2013

September 26, 2012

Florence, AL…The American Bus Association (ABA) announced that the W.C. Handy Music Festival has been designated as one of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2013 by an experienced expert tourism industry selection committee. Inclusion in the Top 100 list, published as a supplement to the September/October issue of Destinations magazine, indicates that […]


Governor Bentley to Address Alabama Retired State Employees’ Association

September 25, 2012

HUNTSVILLE – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday will speak with members of the Alabama Retired State Employees’ Association during the association’s 32nd annual convention.   The ARSEA is a coalition of state retirees and has more than 20,500 members throughoutAlabama.  The ARSEA works to protect and strengthen the retirement resources of state and local retirees and their […]