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$4 Million Awarded to Support Early Childhood Education In Alabama

February 5, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced today that the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education (ADECE) was awarded $4 million by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Alabama’s Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five (PDG B-5) initiative for 2023. “Alabama children deserve the best start possible, and these funds will help us support early […]


One Person Dead And Two Injured In Two-Vehicle Accident

February 4, 2023

MORGAN COUNTY-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reported a two-vehicle accident in Morgan County that has taken the life of one person and sent two other people to hospital: “A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 11:20 a.m. Friday, February 3, has claimed the life of an Addison woman. Wanda M. Harbison, 73, was fatally injured […]


Athens Police Arrest Suspect In January Armed Robbery

February 4, 2023

ATHENS-Jonathan Caldwell With the Athens Police Department issued a statement regarding a robbery that took place on January 4 of this year.  A suspect has been arrested and charged: “On January 4, 2023, at approximately 22:00 hours, the Athens Police Department responded to the G&P Quickstop, located at 1201 US Highway 72, for an armed […]


Florence Police Arrest Suspect Charged With Burglary And Theft Of Property

February 4, 2023

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect who has been charged with Burglary and theft of property: “On January 31, 2023, Florence Police responded to the Florence/Lauderdale County Government Building to the report of a burglary. Patrol Officers reviewed the surveillance video from the burglary and began to search […]


NW-SCC to hold Black History Month achievement program on February 23

February 4, 2023

MUSCLE SHOALS-Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host an I Have a Dream achievement program on the Shoals Campus to commemorate February as Black History Month on Tuesday, February 23, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. in the Hospitality Center on the Shoals campus. The event will honor exceptional minority students attending NW-SCC and area high schools. The event will […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 01/25/23 – 02/02/23

February 4, 2023

FLORENCE-Booking Photos from Florence Police CLICK HERE. 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 as a public service


BE MY VALENTINE BAKE SALE Benefiting Chloe’s Fund

February 4, 2023

FLORENCE-Chloe’s Fund volunteer bakers have been working nonstop on their BE MY VALENTINE BAKE SALE treats for furbabies and their people. 100% of the money raised from the Bake Sale provides funds for emergency medical care for animals at Florence Lauderdale Animal Services. The Bake Sale is Saturday, February 11 from 10am to 1pm at […]


Gadsden’s 15th Annual Chili Cook-off February 4

February 3, 2023

GADSDEN-Fire up your taste buds! Downtown Gadsden will be hosting their annual chili cook-off on February 4, 2023 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.  The event will be located between 4th and 6th Streets downtown. Join in the fun at the 15th Annual Downtown Gadsden Chili Cook-off! Don’t like to cook, but love to eat? […]


Shorty Retired Mounted Police Horse Dies

February 3, 2023

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department sharded some sad news today.  Shorty a retired member of the Mounted Police Force passed away.  Here is a tribute to Shorty from the Florence Police Department “It is with a heavy heart that the Florence Police Department announces the passing of retired Mounted Police Horse, Shorty. Shorty was donated to […]


What’s Happening In Colbert County For February

February 3, 2023

COLBERT COUNTY-Colbert County Tourism has put together a list of fun activities and events for February.  There will be something for everyone. So check it out. Avant: Five Contemporary Voices January 31 – March 11, 2023 This exhibition will feature five contemporary female artists: Dariana Dervis, Chiharu Roach, Miriam Omura, Tracie Noles-Ross, and Melinda Crider. […]


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