An Open Letter From Frank Williamson Candidate For Colbert County Sheriff

October 31, 2014
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COLBERT COUNTY-The Quad Cities Daily received this open letter to the citizens of Colbert County from Frank Williamson candidate for the office of Colbert County  Sheriff: To The Citizens of Colbert County, Alabama “We are in our final week of campaigning for the Office of Colbert County Sheriff. This has been a very rewarding experience […]

Young people learn a valuable lesson about Patriotism – Veterans Honored – EVENT PHOTOS

October 31, 2014
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RED BAY – This week and the next, over 800 area students are visiting Cypress Cove Farm. Going out there is always fun, there’s lots to see. But this project, “Freedom Is Not Free” is special. Sponsored by the American Legion Post 120 of Red Bay and in its second year, this program is designed […]

Veteran’s Day Parade and Program Set For November 11th

October 31, 2014
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TUSCUMBIA-The Veteran’s Day Parade and Program will be held November 11th.   The American Legion Colbert County Memorial Post 31 is holding a Veteran’s Day Parade and Program on Tuesday, November 11th. The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. in front of Deshler High School in Tuscumbia. The Grand Marshal will be WWII Navy veteran […]

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Browns Ferry Unit 1 Completes Refueling, Back Online

October 31, 2014
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– The Unit 1 reactor at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant returned to service at 8:16 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, October 29, following the successful completion of a planned refueling and maintenance outage.  Plant operators will be raising power over the next several days until the unit once again achieves full power. […]

Kapiton Leads Rayovac FLW Series Championship On Wheeler Lake

October 31, 2014

FLORENCE – Pro angler George Kapiton of Inverness, Florida, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Thursday weighing 18 pounds, 2 ounces to grab the lead after day one of the Rayovac FLW Series Championship at Wheeler Lake. Kapiton now holds a 7-ounce lead heading in to day two of the three-day event, hosted by […]

New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 10/17/14 – 10/25/14

October 31, 2014

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.

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Alleged thieves were busy… Morgan County Sheriff reminded them that Crime Doesn’t Pay

October 31, 2014
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MORGAN COUNTY – Sheriff Ana Franklin released information about a arrest involving several vehicles. Here’s what the release says: “The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigation Division (CID), recovered a Harley Davidson motorcycle, a Honda rancher 4-wheeler, and a Chevrolet 1500 pick up truck from one residence on Apple Grove Road, in Morgan County. These […]

New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 10/22/14 – 10/27/14

October 31, 2014

MORGAN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Morgan 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.

The Natchez Trace Parkway Announces Shirley Scott as the Volunteer of the Year

October 31, 2014

TUPELO- The Natchez Trace Parkway awarded the annual “Steve Ritter Volunteer of the Year Award” to Tupelo-area volunteer Shirley Scott on Friday, October 17, 2014. Ms. Scott was one of over 60 individual Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) personnel honored at the Natchez Trace Parkway’s annual volunteer appreciation banquet. The Volunteer of the Year award is named after […]

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Two Month Drug Investigation Nets Two Arrests

October 30, 2014
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MORGAN COUNTY-On Wednesday, October 29th the Morgan County Sheriff’s Departments Drug Task Force executed a warrant at 224 Harold Drive in Decatur.  Here is how Sheriff Ana Franklin describe events leading up to the arrest of two suspects: “On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, that the Morgan County Drug Task Force after a 2 month long […]

Postmodern Panhandling: Crowdfunding and Self-Publishing Your Novel @ FLPL

October 30, 2014
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FLORENCE-Postmodern Panhandling: Crowdfunding and Self-Publishing Your Novel With Author B.J. Keeton Saturday, November 15, 1:00 pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library The popularity of ebooks and self-publishing has transformed the book world over the past decade. Writers have more options than ever before to get their work into the hands of readers. To stand out in the […]

United Launch Alliance Alabama factory turns rocket science into rockets

October 30, 2014

DECATUR, Alabama – Inside the United Launch Alliance Alabama factory, rocket science powers to life as workers assemble the giant Atlas and Delta launch vehicles that thrust critical satellites aloft and blast probes into deep space. The sprawling, one-of-a-kind plant tucked away on an industrial road in this Morgan County city plays an important role […]

Pet Of The Week…Don’t Get Picky!

October 30, 2014

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!

Five Jetts To Perform At Alabama Music Hall Of Fame

October 30, 2014

TUSCUMBIA-Cloverdale native Kenneth Lovelace, a member of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and members of his band the Five Jets, will be on hand at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame November 18 to perform a concert for all their fans. “You never know what great music you’ll hear at the Alabama Music Hall […]

New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 10/10/14 – 10/23/14

October 30, 2014

SHEFFIELD-New Booking Photos from Sheffield 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.

Second “Singing River” Sculpture To Be Unveiled

October 30, 2014
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MUSCLE SHOALS-The second “Singing River” sculpture by artist Audwin McGee will be unveiled Friday, November 7, at noon in front of the library on Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals. The 18-foot sculpture, crafted from recycled aluminum from Wise Metals, depicts a studio session bass player. The Singing River sculpture project was initiated by David Anderson […]

Grants awarded for improvements in northwest Alabama

October 29, 2014

MONTGOMERY-Governor Robert Bentley has awarded seven grants totaling $1.96 million to improve the quality of life in several northwest Alabama communities. Bentley awarded Community Development Block Grants to Colbert County and the municipalities of Beaverton, North Courtland, Sheffield, Leighton, Bear Creek and Red Bay. Local officials will use the funds for a range of projects […]

NASA Statement Regarding October 28 Orbital Sciences Corp. Launch Mishap

October 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC-The following statement is from William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator of NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, regarding the mishap that occurred at Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia during the attempted launch of Orbital Sciences Corp’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday, […]