The Easter Bunny Is Coming And Trying To Find Her Lost Eggs!

March 23, 2012

  Florence-Join us for the fun when the Easter Bunny and her friends arrive on Friday, March 23rd at 6pm in Center Court at Regency Square Mall! After the Bunny arrives, the festivities will continue with an Easter Egg hunt! The Easter Bunny has scattered her eggs throughout the mall and hopes that her little friends […]


Russellville To Purchase Police Equipment

March 22, 2012

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded a $14,660 grant to enable the Russellville Police Department to track criminals more effectively. The grant will fund the purchase of a digital fingerprinting system. The equipment will enable the department to send fingerprint images electronically to state and federal databases, providing quicker results when officers are checking into […]


OTC meds, neti pots can relieve most seasonal allergies

March 22, 2012

Though the mild winter that graced most of the country was a blessing for the cold-haters of the nation, it’s not without consequences – pollen already is blanketing cars and gathering in piles in parking lots, signaling an early start to the spring allergy season. “We’re seeing many more problems with allergies this season because […]


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Down Syndrome Awareness Campaign

March 21, 2012

MONTGOMERY- First Lady Dianne Bentley will join 16 other First Ladies from across the nation on Wednesday, March 21 to honor Light the Way, a campaign to support advances in research for the treatment of Down syndrome. The initiative was created by New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie.  To recognize this significant day, Mrs. […]


Easy To Print Copies of Our Stories

March 21, 2012

The Quad-Cities Daily makes it easy to print copies of our articles! We use a plugin called “Print Friendly” that makes it easy to keep a copy of something you like from our site. Try it out. Just go to one of today’s stories, and down at the bottom, you’ll see the Print Friendly button. […]


New Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports

March 21, 2012

A new batch of arrest reports from Muscle Shoals Police are in. Sorry, but Muscle Shoals doesn’t supply us with booking photos. Remember, these people are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Don’t judge.


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Proclamation For Ricky Wyatt Day

March 21, 2012

MONTGOMERY – In remembrance of the significant role he played in the landmark Wyatt v. Stickney ruling and the historic transformation of the Alabama mental health system, Governor Bentley proclaimed March 12, 2012, Ricky Wyatt Day in Alabama. Sadly, Wyatt passed away on November 1, 2011. Representatives from ADMH felt the 41st anniversary of Judge […]


Last Day of Winter: Out Like a Lamb – Photos

March 21, 2012

THE SHOALS – The winter of 2012 gave Shoals residents a more pleasant 3 months than they’ve had in years. With temperatures considerably warmer than usual on the Season’s last full day, folks poured out to the parks and river banks to give Spring a head start. Click on the photos to see a larger image.


Governor Bentley Praises Heroes For Hire Act

March 21, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday welcomed Senate approval of a bill that will help Alabama’s returning veterans find new jobs or start new businesses. Known as the Heroes for Hire Act, House Bill 152 provides a $1,000 tax credit to employers who hire recently deployed, and now discharged, unemployed veterans.  The Act also […]


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Grand Jury: Four Accused in Death of Taylor

March 21, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Ashley Fawn Greenhill, 25, has been indicted in connection with the October, 2011 murder of  Leighton woman, Amanda Leeth Taylor. The Colbert County Grand Jury yesterday rendered its accusation against her and three others, Laurel Ann Pruett, Matthew Fox, and Ronald Weems. All four have been charged with mutilation of a corpse and hindering […]


Florence Landfill: Safely Run or Environmental Pariah?

March 21, 2012

FLORENCE – During the past year, the situation at the City’s sanitary landfill has been the cause of vicious internecine discord at many a City council meeting and work session. The reasons are both practical and political. As of February 1, 2012 household garbage, rather than being disposed of at the landfill, began a process […]


Easter Bunnies And Easter Eggs

March 21, 2012

The Regency Square Mall is having an Easter Egg Hunt on March 23rd. Pictures with the Easter Bunny are available now.   Hurry up before all the eggs are gone !   Click HERE for all the details.  


Bond Refinancing To Save Millions

March 20, 2012

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama 21st Century Authority has successfully completed the refinancing of $102 million of outstanding Tobacco Settlement Revenue Bonds issued in 2000 and 2001.  The bond refinancing is expected to result in savings of more than $17.9 million over the remaining 10-year life of the bonds.   Due to a very favorable interest rate environment, exceptionally low overall […]


New Franklin County Booking Photos

March 20, 2012

Check in on LAW & ORDER for all the latest booking photos and arrest information for North Alabama. Or CLICK HERE  to go directly to the latest crop of photos from Franklin County. Remember, these people are presumed innocent until PROVEN guilty in court. Don’t judge.


Casey Now Understands The Meaning of “7 Will Get You 20”

March 20, 2012

FLORENCE – Lauderdale County Circuit Judge, Gil Self asked the Defendant if he understood that there would be no parole, no probation if he plead guilty. In cases like this 20 years can seem like a lifetime for a man convicted of raping a 7 year old. James Robert Casey, 57 years old, answered “Yes, Sir.” […]


Shoals District Attorneys: Same Title – Different Styles

March 20, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – Colbert and Lauderdale D.A.’s spoke to the Shoals Democratic Club Monday night about the challenges of today and their visions for the future. And while Bryce Graham and Chris Connolly both hold prosecutorial prowess in the court system of The Shoals, their outlook on things is somewhat different.       . Chris […]


Ex-Crimson Tide Player – Guilty

March 20, 2012

BIRMINGHAM-A former Crimson Tide and NFL player pleaded guilty today in federal court to food stamp fraud and falsely claiming a woman as his wife on immigration forms, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick J. Maley, and ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Raymond R. Parmer, Jr. […]


New Florence/Lauderdale Arrests w/Photos

March 19, 2012

Check out Law & Order for all the latest booking photos and arrests reports. Or Click Here to go directly to the most recent listings from Florence Police & Lauderdale Sheriff’s Office. Remember, these folks are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Don’t judge, it’s not nice.


Check Gas Prices – On The Way Up

March 19, 2012

THE SHOALS – GasBuddy.com says Gas prices are sliding up all around the state. If you need to fill up, be sure to check gas prices by clicking on the Gas Prices menu tab. It’s easy to get a quick idea of prices by checking the color of the county on the GasBuddy.com map. When the […]


New “Most Wanted” List

March 19, 2012

Check out Law & Order for the latest photos of Lauderdale D.A. Chris Connolly’s Most Wanted. While you’re there, keep up to date on registered sex offenders who may be living in your neighborhood. It is everybody’s responsibility to stay informed.


Should The Chamber Marry SEDA? Food for Thought.

March 19, 2012

FLORENCE – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce has a new head of state, and he’s already thinking about changing things up. Newly appointed Chairman Jackie Hendrix has a plan. He wants to thoroughly investigate whether a merger of his organization with The Shoals Economic Development Authority, SEDA, will be good for the community. “I would like […]


Zumba Fitness

March 19, 2012

Join the Muscle Shoals City Employees Relay For Life Team for this fun Event on March 22, 2012.  All proceeds go to The American Cancer Society Relay for life … Click HERE for info.


No More Bus Drivers Texting?

March 18, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama may join the ranks of states banning cell phone use by school bus drivers under a bill approved by the state House of Representatives. The legislation sponsored by Rep. Joe Hubbard, a Montgomery Democrat, would allow bus drivers to use their phones only in the case of emergency or if parked or […]


Spaghetti Dinner And Southern Heat

March 18, 2012

Come have  Spaghetti and listen to some good music provided by The Southern Heat Band.   Click HERE for more info.