Governor Bentley Addresses Hamburg Aviation Forum

November 28, 2012

HAMBURG, GERMANY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday addressed aerospace industry leaders at the Aviation Forum 2012 in Hamburg, Germany.   The goal of Governor Bentley’s visit to the Aviation Forum is to recruit more aerospace jobs to Alabama.  Governor Bentley and other state and local leaders are meeting with aerospace industry suppliers this week to discuss the advantages of locating […]


Grant to bring new training center to Morgan County

November 28, 2012

MONTGOMERY— The Decatur-Morgan County Entrepreneurial Center will expand its abilities to offer training and education via videoconferencing with the help of a $29,700 grant announced by Gov. Robert Bentley. The Appalachian Regional Commission grant will help the center to add a new digital training room where local schools, colleges, entrepreneurs and businesses can access distance-learning […]


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 11/12/12 – 11/24/12

November 28, 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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Christmas in Wonderland….come to Rogersville

November 28, 2012

Rogersville-1st Saturday in Rogersville for December lands on December 1 and promises to be festive. There will be a candle light tour of downtown Rogersville, led by Dr. Bill Maloney, owner of Longing for Home Bed & Breakfast and will be infused with lots of historic trivia. There will be cider in participating shops and […]


Belle Mont – “A Plantation Christmas”

November 28, 2012

 Tuscumbia, Alabama –  The halls will be decked, the greenery will be hung, and the Christmas season will begin on Sunday, December 2, when the annual Christmas open house at Belle Mont Mansion will again be presented to the community. Everyone is invited!   “‘A Plantation Christmas,’ as the event is called, has become a […]


Appeals Court denies Alabama’s request for immigration law hearing

November 27, 2012

ATLANTA – A federal appeals court has declined a request by the state of Alabama to reconsider a ruling on the state’s tough law targeting illegal immigration.     . .   The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta on Tuesday issued an order declining the state’s petition to have the full court review […]


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New Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births 11/16/12 – 11/22/12

November 27, 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.


Alexandria Mayor looks forward to re-establishing work with Cypress Moon

November 27, 2012

ALEXANDRIA, LA – Mayor Jacques M. Roy issued a statement yesterday pledging to help Cypress Moon Productions film “The Story of Bonnie and Clyde”. The statement was conditional on filmmaker Tonya Holly’s promise to commence filming in the Southern Louisiana city by late January or early February. Wanting to put to rest the “City’s angst […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 11/19/12 – 11/25/12

November 27, 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.


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Adoption law in Alabama unlike most other states’

November 27, 2012

MONTGOMERY – For the past 12 years, persons born in Alabama who have been adopted and their birth parents have had options they did not previously have and which are available in only a few other states. The Alabama Legislature amended the vital records law in 2000, to allow birth parents to  complete contact information […]


UAB Optometry student named Helen Keller Fellow

November 27, 2012

Birmingham-Mechele Mosley, a graduate student in the UAB School of Optometry, has been selected as one of four national Helen Keller Fellowship recipients. Mosley, who is studying visual impairments and deaf-blindness, is the fifth fellow to be selected from the School of Optometry since the program began. Mosley is a part of the fifth cohort of […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 11/19/12 – 11/26/12

November 27, 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.


NWSCC Employees Recognized at ACCS Chancellor’s Awards Banquet

November 26, 2012

Muscle Shoals/ Phil Campbell-Four Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) employees were recognized last week at the 2012 Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Chancellor’s Awards ceremony in Birmingham last week.   Chancellor’s Awards are given annually in four categories: Administrator of the Year, Academic Faculty Member of the Year, Technical Faculty Member of the Year and Support […]


Bouncing into the Record Book …. Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at UNA

November 26, 2012

FLORENCE– The Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at the University of North Alabama successfully set the new Guinness World Record for Longest Team Marathon on a Bouncy Castle as a precursor to Valhalla 2012, an annual celebration hosted by the fraternity. “Taus for Tatas” was the theme of Valhalla 2012. All proceeds, which totaled between $900 […]


Lawrence County awarded grant to assist new industry

November 26, 2012

Montgomery-A $400,000 grant awarded by Gov. Robert Bentley will support the creation of up to 225 new jobs in Lawrence County. The Community Development Block Grant will fund public infrastructure so that Jack Daniel Cooperage can build a plant in the Mallard Fox West Industrial Park. The plant, which will produce oak barrels for the […]


Occupy Braly! Shoals National Championship – More Than a Football Game

November 26, 2012

Florence-The Shoals area has hosted the NCAA Division II Football playoff game for over 26 years. 2012 will mark the 27th event.  It is more than just a game to our community and for two other communities somewhere out in Division II football land.   For our community it is a time to show off […]


Alabama Tourism Publishes Official Book….“Year of Alabama Food”

November 26, 2012

Montgomery, Ala.— More than 225 restaurants across the state are featured in a new photo book titled Alabama Food that goes on sale Dec. 3. The colorful 128-page book was produced in cooperation with the Alabama Tourism Department and covers the food scene in the state by geographic region, starting in North Alabama and ending with the Gulf […]


Alabama Department of Public Safety News Release: Thanksgiving Traffic Fatalities

November 26, 2012

 Montgomery –  During the Thanksgiving holiday travel period from 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, through midnight Sunday, Nov. 25, Alabama State Troopers investigated six traffic deaths, including the death of a motorcyclist. These six fatalities occurred in Baldwin, Chilton, Conecuh, Etowah, Limestone and Mobile counties. Seat belts were available for five of the six individuals killed, […]


New Today – Marshall County Arrest Reports 11/19/12 – 11/26/12

November 26, 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.


Mayor To Filmmaker Holly: “Start filming, or pay back our money”

November 25, 2012

SHEFFIELD – A Louisiana town’s mayor has reportedly given an ultimatum to Tonya S. Holly. News reports are circulating all around the city of Alexandria, Louisiana that Mayor Jacques Roy wants Cypress Moon Productions to begin filming “The Story of Bonnie and Clyde” by January or return the $50-thousand dollars the City put up as […]


“Christmas in the Country” on LaGrange Mountain

November 24, 2012

Tuscumbia-Lagrange College Alabama’s first college and predecessor to the University of North Alabama opened on January 11, 1830 with twenty two students and three professors.  Room and board including washing, bedding, and firewood was $40 for a five month session. Tuition in the Languages and Sciences was $10 and $7.50 if taking the preparatory department […]


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 11/16/12 – 11/20/12

November 24, 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.


NWSCC Presents the Victorian Christmas Magic-Lantern Show

November 24, 2012

Phil Campbell, Ala. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will present the Christmas Magic-Lantern Show to the public Friday, November 30, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lou B. Bevill Fine Arts Center on the Phil Campbell Campus.   According to NW-SCC President Humphrey Lee, the College will not be able to offer Toyland this year. “Unfortunately, Mr. Lanny McAlister had to make the difficult decision to retire his wonderful […]


Thoughts on Thanksgiving and the Holiday Season

November 23, 2012

After visiting my Grandmother and Uncles in Chicago, I knew I didn’t want to live and work in the big city when I graduated from Auburn. I’ve been offered some good paying jobs at large hospital labs, but I’m fortunate live in a great area in NW Alabama, and even though I live in the […]