NWSCC LPN and RN Nursing grads excel on national exam

October 24, 2012

Muscle Shoals & Phil Campbell, Ala. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) nursing graduates ranks as one of the best nursing schools in Alabama according to the yearly NCLEX passage rates.   Licensed Practical Nursing Program (LPN) recently received a perfect passage rate on the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) with the Registered Nursing Program (RN) receiving 97%.   NW-SCC was one of […]


Kiwanis Club – Pancake Day 2012 this Friday & Saturday

October 24, 2012

  THE SHOALS – It’s October and that must mean (in addition to the obvious holiday) Pancake Day at the First Baptist Church. The event is not called “Pancake Days“, because of a reason  for which we’re not aware, but nontheless is a tradition for The Sheffield Kiwanis Club. Tickets are $5.00 at the door. […]


Hark! The 2012 Renaissance Faire Will Be A Litter-Free Event

October 24, 2012

Florence-The 2012 Renaissance Faire is likely to include trolls with trash bags, eco-conscious queens and knights with a penchant for recycling. Fair organizers have joined forces with In Harmony With Nature to ensure a litter-free event in Wilson Park. Per tradition, the park is renamed “Fountain On The Green” for the duration of the fair […]


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TVA Donates Early Drawings and Photos to the University of North Alabama

October 24, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Tennessee Valley Authority has presented the University of North Alabama with a collection of more than 2,800 architectural drawings and photographs detailing the design, construction and operations of the 1918 United States Nitrate Plant No. 2 production facilities and other buildings that became part of the original Muscle Shoals Reservation when TVA […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 10/09/12 – 10/22/12

October 23, 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.


Coyotes becoming problem for urban areas

October 23, 2012

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Coyotes have long inhabited rural areas, but they now are a growing problem near cities and in the suburbs. As residential developments spread into former pastures and woodlands, coyote sightings are becoming more common for homeowners, according to Jim Armstrong, a professor in Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences and an […]


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New Today – Marshall County Arrest Reports 10/15/12 – 10/22/12

October 23, 2012

New Booking Photos from Marshall 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 – Madison County Arrest Reports 10/09/12 – 10/22/12

October 23, 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.


Leaf Peeping on The Natchez Trace

October 23, 2012

Lauderdale/Colbert Counties, Alabama – As farmers bring in a bountiful harvest and the lazy days of summer draws to a close Mother Nature starts to light up the landscape with the dazzling colors of Autumn. We started our “leaf-peeping” journey by heading north up Chisholm Rd into Tennessee until we intersected with the Natchez Trace […]


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Reynolds Indicted

October 23, 2012

FLORENCE – Trina Holden Reynolds, who was arrested February 7, 2012 under suspicion of theft from The Lauderdale County Solid Waste authority, has been indicted on those charges by a grand jury. The indictment, according to Lauderdale D.A., Chris Connolly, is 1st degree Theft of Property.   Inmate Name : REYNOLDS, TRINA HOLDEN SSN : Name […]


Cooking for Justice

October 23, 2012

Florence-Shoals Area CrimeStoppers will hold their annual Cooking for Justice fundraiser Thursday, October 25th from 6-8 pm at Regency Square Mall in Florence. Enjoy a fun, food-filled evening from more than twelve “cooking teams,” as well as entertainment and door prizes! Tickets are $5 in advance and available at the Shoals Chamber of Commerce and HoneyBaked Ham Café in […]


Deer Management Assistance Program Changes… Encourage Enrollment

October 23, 2012

Montgomery-The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has made two significant changes to its Deer Management Assistance Program (DMP). Starting with the 2012-13 hunting season, the enrollment fees will be dropped, and a series of regional meetings will be conducted by WFF biologists to collect the data gathered by participating hunting clubs. The […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 10/09/12 – 10/16/12 Part II

October 22, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police / Lauderdale 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 – Sheffield Arrest Reports 10/06/12 – 10/17/12

October 22, 2012

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.


Helen Keller Hospital Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

October 22, 2012

Sheffield – Helen Keller Hospital welcomes Steve Marinelli as the new Chief Financial Officer. Steve will be responsible for the Business Office and Finance Departments of the hospital. Steve comes to Helen Keller Hospital from Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale, MS. He was employed there from 1998 to 2011. During his employment, Steve served […]


NWSCC and the Shoals Chamber of Commerce offer Shoals voters “Meet the Candidates”

October 22, 2012

Muscle Shoals, Ala. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) and the Shoals Chamber of Commerce are giving Shoals area voters insight into the candidates vying for County offices in Colbert and Lauderdale by means of social media sites and Comcast channel 192.   All candidates were contacted by the Shoals Chamber of Commerce and invited to participate […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 10/09/12 – 10/16/12 Part I

October 22, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police / Lauderdale 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.


Social Media Workshop on October 30

October 22, 2012

The Colbert County Tourism Bureau, in cooperation with the Natchez Trace Compact, will host a social media workshop open to the general public and geared to tourism organizations that are in the three-state region which is covered by the Natchez Trace Parkway. The seminar will be conducted by Ellison Belt, owner/CEO of Mojoloco, LLC, of […]


Renaissance Faire – Fit for Kings, Queens and Peasants

October 22, 2012

Florence-Hear ye, hear ye – let it be known that the official Alabama Renaissance Faire will be commencing on the Fountain on the Green (commoners know it as Wilson Park) on Saturday October 27th and Sunday October 28th, 2012. The Faire will be celebrating 26 years of educating and entertaining royalty and the masses in […]


Welcome Autumn and Scare a Crow…Visit Rogersville

October 20, 2012

Hungry birds have always been a problem for farmers. Birds, such as crows, sometimes ate so much corn or wheat that farmers did not have enough food to last through the winter. As long as birds are hungry, farmers will look for way to SCARE CROWS.  The straw-filled friends known as scarecrows are familiar figures […]


“Fall Fest” in Downtown Tuscumbia

October 20, 2012

Tuscumbia – As they say, the frost may be on the pumpkin but that just goes to show us that days are growing shorter and that October’s bright weather is just right for a Fall Festival!  The Tuscumbia merchants’ organization, Market 35674, has lined up a day of autumn fun on October 27, with something to […]


Champy’s Fried Chicken Hosts Chamber of Commerce After Hours Event

October 19, 2012

Sheffield, Alabama – Recently Champy’s Fried Chicken hosted an after hours event for members of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce. Champy’s is a bit of a newcomer to the Shoals Restaurant scene and has made an immediate impact in the way fried chicken is perceived. No longer do you have to wait in line at […]


Colbert Heights 10th grader taken from life support

October 19, 2012

BIRMINGHAM – Jesse Rainey, 15, was taken off life support this morning at UAB Children’s Hospital. UAB officials said that Rainey, who was shot last week as the result of a prank-break in, has been in the hospital’s intensive care unit since the incident. Jesse, played football at Colbert Heights High School. He was in a […]


Alabama’s September Unemployment Rate at 8.3% – Lauderdale lowest in Shoals

October 19, 2012

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Labor released preliminary September unemployment figures for the state. The seasonally adjusted rate fell to 8.3%, down from the August rate of 8.5%, and below last year’s rate of 8.8%.  As for our home counties, Lauderdale County has the lowest unemployment rate of 6.9%, Colbert follows with 7.9%, and Franklin County has […]