Sheffield Mayor to meet with Old Railroad Bridge Co. Board (ORBC)

August 10, 2012

The City of Sheffield, led by Mayor Ian Sanford will lead a recently formed committee to discuss the transfer of The Old Railroad Bridge to city ownership.  Mayor Sanford has requested an initial meeting with the Officers and Board of Directors of The Old Railroad Bridge Co., Inc.  The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August […]


Genealogy Camp – Florence-Lauderdale Public Library

August 10, 2012

Get started on your family tree with our Genealogy Camp.  Students in 5th-12th grades are invited to participate.  The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is offering a Genealogy Camp. This three-day camp will introduce 5th-12th grade students to basic genealogy skills. Registration is required. Call 256-764-6564 ext. 32 to sign up. Here is a schedule of camp events: August 13, […]


“The Hallelujah Girls”

August 10, 2012

The Zodiac Players of The Shoals Community Theatre will be performing “The Hallelujah Girls” written by Jones, Hope and Wooten and Directed by Andrew Maples and Laura Connolly. This play is produced by Special Arrangement with Dramatists Play Services, Inc. Hilarity abounds when the females of Eden Falls decide to shake up their lives. This […]


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Greg Ray: No one has yet to come forward – Investigation in neutral

August 9, 2012

SHEFFIELD – After receiving a solid promise that “A victim will come forward.” Police Chief Greg Ray told reporters Thursday afternoon that his investigators have not spoken with anyone who has agreed to testify in court. Ray was referring to allegations of 40 to 50 years of sexual abuse within the church by Oliver Brazelle. […]


NOAA raises hurricane season prediction despite expected El Niño

August 9, 2012

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season got off to a busy start, with 6 named storms to date, and may have a busy second half, according to the updated hurricane season outlook issued today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The updated outlook still indicates a 50 percent chance of […]


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 07/31/12 – 08/06/12

August 9, 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.


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Sheffield Police to hold news conference on alleged sexual abuse

August 9, 2012

SHEFFIELD – In the nearly two weeks since shattering allegations of decades of sex abuse against boys by a The First United Methodist Church youth and choir director, little new information has come to light. That should change this afternoon when, at 2:30pm, Chief Greg Ray will hold a news conference at his office.       […]


Shoals’ new regional airline gets a bloody nose – Lands at wrong airport

August 9, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – The Shoals’ new regional airline, Silver Airways, makes a potentially disastrous mistake at the wrong West Virginia airport. According to wire reports, the pilot of Silver Airlines flight to Bridgeport, W.Va.,  mistakenly put his plane and passengers down on a 3,194 foot long strip, 5 miles from his intended airport. Silver, which is […]


Technology Foils Burglary at TVA Substation in Alabama

August 9, 2012

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. ― An Alabama man is facing criminal charges after he was caught at a Tennessee Valley Authority electrical substation allegedly trying to steal materials and equipment. TVA Police investigators were alerted to the Aug. 3 break-in by the security system at the substation in Limestone County, and responded to the scene with officers […]


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Helen Keller Hospital Recognized for Providing an Outstanding Inpatient Experience

August 9, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Helen Keller Hospital was recognized for service excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program in a ceremony Wednesday. This distinction acknowledges a strong commitment by the hospital to provide “An Outstanding Inpatient Experience.” “In achieving certification for inpatient services, Helen Keller Hospital is consistently demonstrating its ability to provide outstanding […]


Ribbon Cutting – Shoals Occupational Medicine

August 9, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – Another new business was given the official Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcome recently. Shoals Occupational Medicine owner, Bonnie Marshall, C.R.N.P. greeted well-wishers to her new facility  in the Shoals Hospital medical Office Building, Suite 270. This is what The Chamber had to say about Shoals Occupational Medicine: “Shoals Occupational Medicine is a full-service […]


FBI raids 3 Shoals compounding pharmacies

August 8, 2012

THE SHOALS – Late Wednesday afternoon FBI agents were wrapping up their raids on 3 specialty pharmacies. The drugstores that were targeted are a special type of business, compounding pharmacies. The are Sheffield Specialty Pharmacy, Russellville Pharmacy, and Franklin Health Mart Pharmacy, also in Russellville. It is unclear the nature of the FBI action. However, an unnamed source told […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 07/31/12 – 08/06/12

August 8, 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.


New Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births 07/30/12 – 08/04/12

August 8, 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 – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 07/24/12 – 08/05/12

August 7, 2012

New Booking Information from Muscle Shoals P.D.. 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.


Ribbon Cutting at Starstruck Dance Studio

August 7, 2012

THE SHOALS – Another new business was welcomed to the community by The Shoals Chamber of Commerce. Starstruck Dance Studio at 2415 Rosedale ave., Suite F officially opened its doors August 2. Muscle Shoals Mayor David Bradford was on hand with friends of the dance studio, as well a Ambassadors from the Chamber.       […]


Alabama Outdoors – Ribbon Cutting in new location

August 6, 2012

FLORENCE – After many years of languishing, the historic Rogers Department Store building on Court Street is breathing easier now. One of the reasons is that new retail tenants are filling the first floor space. The newest addition is Alabama Outdoors. Their entrance is around the corner from Court Street on Mobile. The new location […]


New Today – Health Department Ratings

August 6, 2012

THE SHOALS – Take a look at the most recent Health Department rating for your favorite restaurant in Franklin, Colbert, and Lauderdale Counties. Some interesting, some unexpected scores! Also note that you can see the most recent releases from the health department, by clicking on the menu link on the Front Page.


First Friday – Many photos! Part III

August 6, 2012

FLORENCE – The humidity was so high, folks that came to First Friday on Court Street felt like they might have been in sultry New Orleans. And just like a stroll through the French Quarter, there was so much to see and do, that one could hardly take it all in. Giant snowflakes, politicians pressing the […]


Hundreds show up for free school supplies

August 6, 2012

FLORENCE – Parents of primary school age children are familiar with the lists teachers give out with required school supplies; notebooks, rulers, blunt-noes scissors, markers, etc. And parents know that those supplies can cost $20-30 per child. That’s where Southwire in The Florence Industrial Park come in. This past Saturday, area school children and their […]


First Friday – Many photos! Part II

August 6, 2012

FLORENCE – The humidity was so high, folks that came to First Friday on Court Street felt like they might have been in sultry New Orleans. And just like a stroll through the French Quarter, there was so much to see and do, that one could hardly take it all in. Giant snowflakes, politicians pressing the […]


First Friday – Many photos! Part I

August 6, 2012

FLORENCE – The humidity was so high, folks that came to First Friday on Court Street felt like they might have been in sultry New Orleans. And just like a stroll through the French Quarter, there was so much to see and do, that one could hardly take it all in. Giant snowflakes, politicians pressing […]


St. James Music Press Publishes Work of UNA Vocal Student

August 3, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – Drew Mills, a senior at the University of North Alabama, now owns the copyright to “All Blessings Flow,” his own arrangement of the familiar hymn tune “Old Hundredth,” commonly used as the Doxology in many churches. The arrangement was published by the prestigious St. James Music Press and recorded by Chanticleer, a […]


New Today – Sheffield and Tuscumbia Arrest Reports

August 3, 2012

New Booking Photos from Sheffield Police/Tuscumbia 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.