Alabama Selected for NGA Medicaid Transformation Policy Academy

September 17, 2014
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MONTGOMERY –Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday announced Alabama and two other states have been selected by the National Governors Association to participate in a year-long policy academy aimed at helping states use Medicaid to transform the delivery of services for those enrolled in the system. “Governors are uniquely situated to look across their entire health […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 09/09/14 – 09/13/14

September 17, 2014
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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.


Governor Bentley Honors Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins – VIDEO

September 17, 2014
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MONTGOMERY – Two days ago, September 15, President Barack Obama awarded Opelika resident Bennie Adkins with America’s highest award,  the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in a desperate fight in Vietnam in 1966. Alabama Governor, Robert Bentley publicly congratulated Adkins in a video, and we present it here. For more information on Command Sergeant Major […]


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Provost at Athens State University Resigns

September 17, 2014
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ATHENS- Dr. Ronald Cromwell, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Athens State University, resigned from his position today. Crowell joined Athens State in November of 2011. He helped guide the University through many academic and policy changes that followed the University’s move from being governed by the State Board of Education to an […]


North Alabama State Fair – EVENT PHOTOS

September 17, 2014
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FAIRGROUNDS – The weather was superb for the kickoff of this year’s edition of the North Alabama State Fair. It was a huge opening night! The Midway is in excellent shape this year with lots of fancy rides, grotesque half-woman half-animal thingamabobs, cotton candy, corn dogs… Oh yes the games of chance were in high gear […]


Madison County Vet Center Going Mobile To Serve Active Duty Service Members

September 17, 2014
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DECATUR-The Department of Veterans Affairs counseling eligibility requirements have recently been expanded to include more than just Veterans. Active Duty service members and their families are now eligible for counseling services, and the Madison Vet Center is bringing these services to them. The Madison Vet Center will set up a state-of-the-art vehicle called the Mobile […]


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New! Florence Arrest reports 09/02/14 – 09/09/14

September 17, 2014
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FLORENCE-New 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 public service.


Pet Of The Week …Choose Your Pet Today!

September 17, 2014
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THE SHOALS-We have pets from all over the Shoals…Please find just the pet for you and take them home….you both will be happy (Or if you choose more than one…You all will be happy).   Check here to see your Pet Of The Week!


In Personal Injury Cases…..Experience Counts

September 17, 2014
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Q: I was in an automobile accident this summer. I have been dealing with the insurance company on my own. I have uninsured motorist coverage. The hospital didn’t bill Medicare. I am at my wits end with this situation and I need the help of an attorney who specializes in personal injury. Does your firm […]


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NASA Chooses American Companies to Transport U.S. Astronauts to International Space Station Selection

September 16, 2014
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER-U.S. astronauts once again will travel to and from the International Space Station from the United States on American spacecraft under groundbreaking contracts NASA announced Tuesday. The agency unveiled its selection of Boeing and SpaceX to transport U.S. crews to and from the space station using their CST-100 and Crew Dragon spacecraft, respectively, […]


Campers receive Helen Keller experience at three-day camp

September 16, 2014
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TUSCUMBIA-T.J. Jackson calls Camp Courage, a Helen Keller Experience,  the greatest event he has ever attended. “Camp Courage is the best place on Earth,” said Jackson, of Valley. The 9-year-old was one of 12 children from throughout Alabama who attended Camp Courage Sept. 11-13. The intensive camp for children who are vision or hearing impaired, […]


SEDA announces retention of some once-lost jobs announces growth in another Shoals company

September 16, 2014
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FLORENCE – In a year when stories of area factories closing and lots of employees getting their pink slips, there was a welcomed announcement today. The Shoals Industrial Development Committee announced that MS Metal Solutions and Consolidated Tool are putting a big investment into  The Shoals. MS Metal Solutions, of Grand Haven, Michigan is taking over […]


Pickett Jr. Wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division Event On Pickwick…Allen Wins Co-Angler Title

September 16, 2014
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IUKA – Lloyd Pickett Jr. of Bartlett, Tenn., weighed a two-day total of 10 bass totaling 39 pounds, 6 ounces to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division super tournament on Pickwick Lake Sunday. For his victory, Pickett earned $8,690. According to tournament reports, Pickett fished a Carolina-rigged Zoom Trick Worm and a Zoom […]


Where The Wild Thangs Hang Out….My Closet

September 16, 2014
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The dreaded closet. I don’t know about you, but my closet is frightening! It’s a dark cave that could possibly have bats hanging from the top of it. It could have stalagmites and stalactites. (I learned those words as a child, at Wilson School…they have stuck with me all these years. I also learned the […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 08/26/14 – 09/05/14

September 16, 2014
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MARSHALL COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marshall County Sheriff  (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 public service.  


UPDATE: Second Arrest In Florence Home Invasion

September 15, 2014
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FLORENCE-  There has been a second arrest in the Home Invasion case in Florence.  Here is how the Florence Police describe the second arrest: “Second suspect Arrested in Florence Home Invasion; Archie Warren Inman, 18, of Tuscumbia turned himself into police this morning to face allegations of Robbery and Burglary. He, along with Stephen Duwayne […]


Governor Bentley Creates Alabama Small Business Commission

September 15, 2014
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MONTGOMERY– Governor Robert Bentley on Monday announced a statewide effort to assist small business owners and entrepreneurs. Small businesses create three out of four jobs. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are approximately 400,000 small businesses in Alabama. In 2011, over 5,000 jobs were created by small businesses. “Small businesses are the engines […]


Arrest Made In The Florence Home Invasion

September 15, 2014
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  FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department has made an arrest in the home invasion that took place on North Crown Street in East Florence.  Here is what they have to say about this event: “Muscle Shoals Man Arrested in Florence Home Invasion; Stephen Duwayne Priest, Jr., 32, was arrested over the weekend in connection to a […]