Bellefonte Resets Work Priorities

March 15, 2012

  HOLLYWOOD, Ala. – To better match resources with current business needs, TVA is reducing the number of contractors supporting its Bellefonte nuclear plant project. “Bellefonte is integral to building a balanced energy portfolio and TVA being a leader in safe, clean and reliable nuclear energy production,” says David Stinson, vice president, Bellefonte project. “However, […]


More Charges Against Standoff Shooter

March 15, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Attempted murder charges have now been filed against William Lee Beane, who was arrested Monday after firing several gunshots at his home during a domestic argument. Bean, 51, of 1311 Richton Street, Tuscumbia, is being held at Colbert County Jail on $75,000 bond. The upgraded charges were filed Wednesday afternoon with the District Attorney’s […]


State Of Alabama Export Strategy Released

March 15, 2012

Montgomery-To maximize the resources the Export Alabama Alliance will continue to integrate its strategy into a comprehensive economic vision and strategy for growth.  By doing so, it will leverage existing resources to ensure maximum assistance is given to the private and public sectors throughout the state for export development.  “The Alliance is committed to accelerating job growth and providing […]


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White-Nose Syndrome Of Bats Confirmed In Alabama

March 15, 2012

White-nose syndrome (WNS), the disease that has killed millions of bats in eastern North America, has been confirmed in bats in the Russell Cave complex in Jackson County, marking the arrival of the disease in Alabama. “White-nose syndrome had been confirmed in several counties in Tennessee, but had yet to be discovered in Alabama until […]


Person Of The Year

March 15, 2012

Tickets on sale now Person of the Year Banquet sponsored by The Shoals Democratic Women.  For more information click HERE. Come have a great meal and honor a Fine man Mayor Bobby Irons.


The Phil Campbell High School Band “Gives Thanks” With A Very Special Concert

March 15, 2012

FLORENCE – Saturday, March 17, will be a special day at Regency Square Mall. The Phil Campbell High School Band will be performing their first sit-down concert since the April 2011 tornadoes devastated their school. The event begins at 5 o’clock in the Sears Court. Band Director Bobby Patrick says the concert is a musical ‘thank […]


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Election Night Photo Gallery – Lauderdale County

March 14, 2012

FLORENCE – Enjoy our photo gallery from the Lauderdale County Courthouse. click on the thumbnail for a larger image.


New Florence / Lauderdale Booking Photos – New Arrest Reports

March 14, 2012

Check out Law & Order for the latest public information on arrests. You have a right to know. CLICK HERE to go directly to the latest Florence / Lauderdale County booking photos and information. Also MUSCLE SHOALS arrest info is updated. Sorry, but Muscle Shoals P.D. does not provide us with photos. Remember, everyone included here is PRESUMED […]


Election Night Photo Gallery – Colbert County

March 14, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – We tried to get everybody in this gallery. There was a big turnout for Tuesday’s vote counting, here are some photos. Click on the thumbnails for a larger image.                  


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New Options For Alabama Schools And Students Outlined By Legislative Leaders

March 14, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley and legislative leaders on Wednesday outlined a proposal that will give educators more local control over public education while also giving parents and students new educational opportunities.   The Education Options Act of 2012, to be filed in the Alabama Legislature this week, calls for new flexibility within local school systems, […]


Lauderdale County Primary Election Summary

March 14, 2012

FLORENCE – The vote counting wrapped up around ten Tuesday night at The Lauderdale County Courthouse. Click on the link to see the results. Lauderdale County Election Summary


Colbert County Primary Election Summary

March 14, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Colbert County’s votes were all in by 9:15pm Tuesday night. There was a large crowd on hand of politicians, supporters and media to watch the activities. Colbert County Election Summary


Need Gas? Check The Price Before You Leave Home

March 13, 2012

The Quad-Cities Daily makes it easy for readers to check gas prices in The Shoals. We are affiliated with GasBuddy.com. The benefit to Shoals motorists is that they can find the best prices on fuel at gas stations nearby by just clicking on the menu item just below the masthead. So give it a try, […]


Who Says It’s Too Early For Kudzu?

March 13, 2012

FLORENCE – The American Cancer Society and Regency Square Mall joined forces on Saturday, March 10th to honor some hard working women with green hair, the “Kudzu Queens.” It is not hard to pick these ladies out of a crowd, green hair and all… But they actually do a great service to The Shoals. The Kudzu […]


Alabama’s January Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.8%

March 13, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees announced today that Alabama’s January unemployment rate was 7.8%, down from December 2011’s rate of 8.0%, and well below January 2011’s rate of 9.3%. January’s rate represents 168,883 unemployed persons, compared to 174,443 in December, and 205,086 in January 2011. “I am happy to see […]


Arthritis Drugs Hold Promise For Multiple Sclerosis

March 12, 2012

Birmingham-A new class of drugs completing clinical trials soon for rheumatoid arthritis should be examined as a treatment for multiple sclerosis, according to the authors of a University of Alabama at Birmingham study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The UAB study focused on a protein called “suppressor of cytokine signaling 3,” found […]


New Franklin County Booking Photos 03/05/12 – 03/12/12

March 12, 2012

Check out Law & Order for all the latest booking photos from all over Northwest Alabama, well most of it anyway. New today Franklin County. While you’re there, keep your family safe by reviewing all the lists of Registered Sex Offenders in your locales. As for the arrestees, remember, they are presumed innocent until PROVEN […]


Tuscumbia Man Arrested After Gunshots

March 12, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Police ended a 2-hour standoff when an officer Tasered Tuscumbia resident, William Beane, outside his house on Richton Street, near Northwest Shoals Community College. According to his wife, Beane, who has been out of work for nearly a year, started shooting his son’s .40-caliber Glock into the ground after an argument. Mrs. Beane told […]


Hummingbirds – Tiny Heralds of Spring

March 10, 2012

Spring is close and my favorite iron bird is migrating back to the area.  Just think the tiny little hummingbird, weighing just ounces has crossed thousands of miles of the Gulf of Mexico to return to their nesting grounds in North America.  They have flown, not ridden on the back of Canadian Geese, and they […]


Candidates Make Their Case To Community Leaders

March 10, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Daniel Rosser, candidate in the March primary election for Colbert County Probate Judge, met with community leaders at The Michael Recreation Center Thursday evening. He was among several other county-wide candidates who appeared at the NAACP monthly meeting. Also attending the meeting were school superintendent candidates Bob Montgomery and Anthony Olivis; Daniel Rosser’s opponent in […]


Toomer’s Trees Could Make It

March 9, 2012

AUBURN – The historic live oaks at Toomer’s Corner are showing signs of new growth, however experts warn fans not to get their hopes up… too much, anyway. Auburn horticulturist Gary Keever says the unseasonably warm winter is forcing the trees’ metabolism to accelerate. In a report from the Opelika-Auburn News Keever said the trees’ new growth […]


Florence / Lauderdale Booking Photos

March 9, 2012

Check out Lauderdale County / Florence P.D. booking photos and arrest reports… All new today! Remember, these people are PRESUMED INNOCENT… until PROVEN GUILTY. Don’t judge.


Democratic Party “Meet The Candidates” Photos

March 9, 2012

FLORENCE – Lauderdale and Colbert County Democratic candidates gathered at Five Guys Burgers & Fries Thursday night to meet with members of the public and share their political views. Even though the torrential rain was a night-long affair, the event drew well over a hundred and fifty participants. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to take […]


FBI Raises Awareness of Disaster Fraud Hotline

March 9, 2012

WASHINGTON—The Department of Justice, the FBI, and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) remind the public there is a potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of a natural disaster. Suspected fraudulent activity pertaining to relief efforts associated with the recent series of tornadoes in the Midwest and South should be reported to the […]