Florence City Council Closing Landfill? Looks Likely.

March 30, 2012

FLORENCE – Four members of the Florence City Council will offer a resolution at next Tuesday’s meeting that will effectively close the city’s controversial landfill. Posted this morning on the City website is a draft of the resolution, sponsored by Dick Jordan, Sam Pendleton, barry Morris, and Andy Betterton. This is the first time in […]


$200 Million … To Help Jumpstart Regional Economies

March 30, 2012

Washington -U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson today announced the availability of $200 million in U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) funding to help communities that received a major disaster designation in fiscal year 2011 with long-term economic recovery and infrastructure support. “The Obama administration is committed to helping rebuild communities impacted by natural disasters,” Bryson said. […]


New Florence / Lauderdale Booking Photos – Part I

March 30, 2012

Check out the latest booking photos and arrests reports from FLORENCE P.D. /lAUDERDALE SHERIFF’S OFFICE. Remember, these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge.


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New Madison County Booking Photos & Arrests

March 29, 2012

Check in Law & Order for all the latest booking photos and arrests reports. Or go directly to MADISON COUNTY. Remember, these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge.


Operation 10-Mile

March 29, 2012

As the weather warms and schools break for spring and summer, traffic swells along Alabama’s most popular highways, often resulting in more crashes, injuries and fatalities. This year, the Alabama Department of Public Safety and other law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in full force along some of the state’s busiest roadways, […]


Colbert County Leads Alabama in Announced Jobs

March 29, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama is growing jobs faster than many other parts of America, and Colbert County is the leader in the state with the number of jobs announced in 2011.   . “These new figures confirm Alabama is headed in the right direction as we continue to recover from the economic downturn,” Governor Bentley said.  “Alabama’s economic development […]


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Ribbon Cutting – Lorain’s Boutique & Gifts

March 29, 2012

SHEFFIELD – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce and The City of Sheffield welcomed a new business to Downtown with a ribbon cutting at Lorain’s Boutique & Gifts. Located in Park Place on Montgomery Avenue, Lorain’s features clothing and accessories for women of all ages. Shirley Whitten, Executive Director of the Sheffield Housing Authority,which owns Park Place […]


Colbert County Booking Photos

March 28, 2012

  The Quad-Cities Daily thanks Sheriff Ronnie May and Deputy Scott Boyd for their work in providing this public information. We have not had these resources for several weeks because of personnel changes within the Department, and we are glad that things are returning to normal. The Colbert County Sheriff’s Department stays very busy keeping our citizens […]


Bentley Awards Grant To Area Colleges To Prevent Sexual Assault

March 28, 2012

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded a $24,200 grant to the Shoals Crisis Center for a program aimed at preventing sexual assault at three area college campuses. The Campus Awareness and Prevention program serves students at the University of North Alabama and at the Muscle Shoals and Phil Campbell campuses of Northwest Shoals Community College. The […]


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Franklin County Booking Photos and Arrests

March 27, 2012

They’re here… Franklin County. All new booking photos and arrests reports. Franklin County is one of most important listings. While you are in Law & Order, check out the new Lauderdale County D.A.’s Most Wanted.


Kick-Off For Earth Month

March 27, 2012

The 5th Annual Betty Martin Memorial Earth Month Kick-Off was held Thursday, March 22 from 5:30 pm until 8 pm at Gas Design Center, located at 109 West 6th Street in Tuscumbia.   A Silent Auction was held along with refreshments and The Charlie Rose Trio provided music.  There was a presentation on solar energy […]


TVA Replaces Browns Ferry Sirens

March 27, 2012

ATHENS, Ala. — To enhance safety and emergency notification, the Tennessee Valley Authority is replacing all 100 emergency sirens with units equipped with battery backups in a 10-mile radius of the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Athens, Ala. Contractor crews will be replacing sirens at the rate of four to six units a day throughout […]


Dear John: My Springtime Love Affair With John Deere

March 27, 2012

Dear John: I was reunited with you today. I thought about you several times during the winter. When snow covered the ground and the winds blew cold through the bare trees, I hungered for your warming power. Your grass green eyes finally opened wide today as you welcomed me back to your loving arms. Sure, […]


State Asks Fed Court to Review Execution Stay

March 27, 2012

ATLANTA – Alabama Assistant Attorney General Clay Crenshaw is asking the Federal Appeals Court to reconsider its decision to stay Tommy Arthur’s stay of execution. The former Sheffield resident was scheduled to die by lethal injection this Thursday, when the 11th Circuit Appeals Court agreed that a review of the state’s new injection protocol was warranted. […]


Keller Volunteers Host $5 Jewelry Sale

March 27, 2012

SHEFFIELD –  The Helen Keller Hospital Volunteers will hold their Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale on Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10. All jewelry will be $5 each! This is a great time to get jewelry and accessories for spring and summer wardrobes! The sale will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, […]


New Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos, Part II

March 26, 2012

New Florence/Lauderdale arrests in Law & Order. These persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge!


Governor Bentley Announces Williamson to Lead Transition and Evaluation of Medicaid Agency

March 26, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday announced that State Health Officer Dr. Donald Williamson has agreed to lead a task force to ensure a smooth transition in leadership at the Alabama Medicaid Agency. Independent outside experts will also be brought in to comprehensively review the agency’s operations and finances in order to further strengthen […]


Banks Man Wins Four-wheeler in Conservation Sweepstakes

March 26, 2012

Brent Jordan of Banks, Ala., is the winner of a Yamaha four-wheeler awarded as first prize in the Outdoor Alabama Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes was conducted by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) on its Website, www.outdooralabama.com. The Yamaha Grizzly 350 four-wheeler, valued at $6,650, was donated by the Montgomery Yamaha dealership and […]


Alabama Music Hall of Fame – Swan Song? – Johnson Reflects

March 26, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The building on Highway 72 lies quietly in repose on the 40-acre parcel that was once a cotton field on the south side of town. There are no cars in the parking lot; no visitors walking through the doors. Yesterday in Birmingham, the Alabama Music Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors decided to keep […]


More to Tar Balls Than Meets the Eye (or Toes)

March 26, 2012

AUBURN – The April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the waves of tar balls deposited on the beaches shortly thereafter prompted the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to produce a tar ball fact sheet. Among the factoids was one stating that those sticky, coin-sized clumps of weathered oil, though […]


New Lauderdale County’s Most Wanted

March 24, 2012

The list has just been updated. Some additions and some deletions. LAUDERDALE COUNTY D.A..’S MOST WANTED.


New Lauderdale County/Florence P.D. Booking Photos

March 23, 2012

Two Editions Today –New Lauderdale County/Florence P.D. Booking Photos in Law & Order  These folks are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge! Also, check out all the Law & Order entries including Registered Sex Offenders and Most Wanted. Be aware of who is living near you.


US Appeals Court Grants Stay of Execution for Arthur

March 23, 2012

MONTGOMERY — A federal appeals court has granted a stay of execution for a Sheffield man who was set to die next week in a 1982 murder-for-hire case. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today postponed the execution of Thomas Douglas Arthur until further action of the court. Earlier in the week the court […]


New Madison County Booking Photos

March 23, 2012

Check out all the new booking photos from MADISON COUNTY. Remember, these folks are presumed innocent until guilty in court. Don’t judge. While you are there, check out all the Law Enforcement information to be found in LAW & ORDER.