Alabama Ranks in Top Five for Doing Business

October 19, 2012

MONTGOMERY – For the third consecutive year, Alabama is among the top five states in the nation for doing business, according to the fall 2012 edition of Area Development Magazine.   Alabama’s overall business environment, including the cost of doing business, corporate tax environment, incentives programs, and cooperative state government were also cited among the top five by the […]


Florence physicians received products from Meningitis outbreak pharmacy

October 18, 2012

FLORENCE – The North Alabama Medical Center–Coffee Campus, according to a report by The Alabama Department of Public Health, ADPH, received products from New England Compounding Pharmacy, NECC. NECC is implicated in the deadly meningitis outbreak that, so far, has killed 20 or more victims, according to The Centers For Disease Control in Atlanta. In a […]


Lauderdale County D.A. cracks down on bad check writers

October 18, 2012

FLORENCE – Lauderdale County District Attorney, Chris Connolly says that people who write bad checks should pay up, or show up in the Judicial System. His office, which protects businesses and individuals from those who would defraud them by writing worthless checks, is continuing its enforcement procedures. Persons who have written bad checks should contact […]


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Ritz benefit show a big hit

October 18, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Excellent Bluegrass and Country music wafted through the auditorium of The Ritz Theater Tuesday evening, as some of the best of Muscle Shoals’ singers, songwriters and musicians took the stage. The show was a benefit for bluegrass legend, Jake Landers, who was all smiles as he and his wife, Joanne, listened to all the […]


UAB hosting international film conference

October 18, 2012

BIRMINGHAM – Filmmakers and scholars from around the world will converge at theUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham Nov. 1-3, 2012 to discuss the role filmmaking plays in the international struggle for civil and human rights. The Fifth Annual Foreign Language Film Conference is sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and is free and open to the […]


New TVA Trails Web Page Highlights Outdoor Recreation Opportunitie

October 18, 2012

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. At the height of the fall outdoor recreation season, the Tennessee Valley Authority is posting a new web page listing dozens of trails for hiking, biking and other activities across the region. The TVA Trails website provides information about more than 137 miles of public trails along TVA reservoirs and on TVA-owned land […]


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New Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births 10/07/12 – 10/12/12

October 18, 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.


Walmart Bass Fishing League Heading to Picwick

October 18, 2012

Florence-The Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League is heading to Pickwick Lake October 18 – 20.  The top 40 boaters and top 40 co-anglers from 4 divisions will be fishing Pickwick Lake.  Blast off is Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning at McFarland Park at 7am.  Weigh ins on Friday and Saturday will be at McFarland Park beginning […]


New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 10/02/12 – 10/15/12

October 18, 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.


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October 18, 2012

Sheffield-The Quad-Cities Daily received this letter yesterday from The ARC of The Shoals.  We are proud to print this letter for the good folks at The ARC they are trying to give some of their members a chance to live on their own and they need your help. Here is the open letter to you […]


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 10/07/12 – 10/16/12

October 18, 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.


Remains of Historic Church – removed of its famous stained glass – conveyed

October 16, 2012

  SHEFFIELD – Windows and other historic artifacts removed for their salvage value, responsibility for the future of the Grace Episcopal Church building at 700 N. Montgomery Avenue  has been conveyed to The Colbert Historical Landmarks Foundation. The building, which last operated as a wedding chapel until it deteriorated beyond reasonable repair, was purchased from the owners […]


NEWS UPDATE-Alabama residents received contaminated NECC products -1 Death

October 16, 2012

Montgomery- The Alabama Department of Public Health has been made aware of 19 residents who have received New England Compounding Center (NECC) contaminated steroid products from procedures in Tennessee and Florida. At this time, 12 residents have been contacted and do not have symptoms of meningitis or fungal infection. One resident has died and an autopsy […]


Meningitis Outbreak threatens 13 Alabama residents – News conference scheduled

October 16, 2012

MONTGOMERY – News reports are surfacing around the state that 13 Alabama residents have been injected with tainted steroid injections inplicated in the nationwide meningitis outbreak. WSFA in Montgomery and WBRC, Birmingham are reporting that “Alabama Department of Public Health Officer Dr. Donald Williamson says Alabama has two potential links to the nationwide meningitis outbreak. He says 13 Alabama […]


Cognitive training helps adults with HIV

October 16, 2012

Birmingham-As more effective antiretroviral therapy has evolved over the past 30 years, HIV/AIDS has shifted from an acute to a chronic condition. But as patients live longer, research indicates that they are experiencing cognitive impairments at a higher rate than people without the disease. A new study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham,  […]


New Today – Marshall County Arrest Reports 10/08/12 – 10/15/12

October 16, 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.


UA Car Tags Raise $4 Million to Support Scholarships

October 16, 2012

Tuscaloosa— The University of Alabama collegiate license tag program raised some $4.1 million during the 2012 fiscal year. Funds raised through the statewide program are used for scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. The UA National Alumni Association raised a total of $4,140,319 through the car tag program in the 2012 fiscal year, the most of […]


Ritz Hosting benefit for Bluegrass player

October 15, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Jake Landers, storied Bluegrass writer and performer is the focus of a benefit concert at Sheffield’s Ritz Theater Tuesday night. The concert begins at 6 o’clock with Mike McGuire of Shenandoah, Rusty Moody, Peanutt Montgomery and Doctors, Lawyers & Such. Then at 7, Iron Horse performs. At 7:30 pm, it will be Walt Aldridge […]


MEISA Hosts Auditions For UNA Music Showcase

October 15, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Music and Entertainment Industry Students Association (MEISA) at the University of North Alabama is hosting its third annual UNA Music Showcase in hopes of prompting some healthy musical competition in Florence and the surrounding area and potentially uncovering the next big name in music. According to MEISA President Katie Swann, the auditions […]


Governor Bentley Details Voluntary Retirement Incentive Proposal

October 15, 2012

HUNTSVILLE – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday announced details of legislation that would offer a retirement incentive to eligible state employees who voluntarily retire from state service.  “The Voluntary Retirement Incentive program will give eligible employees an attractive choice.  The program will be a benefit for employees who choose to participate and a benefit for taxpayers […]


Smoke-Free…Trending Upwards

October 15, 2012

Waffle House in Tuscumbia, Alabama joins Partnership for a Tobacco-Free Shoals in its efforts to encourage people to support smoke-free workplaces in the Shoals area.  This Monday, October 15, 2012  marks the beginning for a smoke-free workplace at the Waffle House, manager , Rene White is excited to be a part of giving the employees […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 10/09/12 – 10/14/12

October 15, 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 – Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 10/06/12 – 10/12/12

October 15, 2012

New Booking Photos from 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.


Littleville’s Bluegrass Festival a hit

October 15, 2012

LITTLEVILLE – There was some big music Saturday in one of The Shoals’ smallest communities. It was The Littleville 2nd Annual Bluegrass Festival, and a few hundred folks from all over turned out. The weather was excellent, there was lots of food, and even a flea market was in high gear as music from 10 […]