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Major Wayne County meth bust has Shoals connections

WAYNESBORO, Tenn. — A multi-state investigation in methamphetamine distribution has led to the indictment of more than a dozen meth users a… Read more


Mitchell Self to receive first AMHOF Advocacy Award

TUSCUMBIA — Kevin Self said his late father, Mitchell Self, lived in a magical time in the Shoals, a time when major recording artists were… Read more


Bill aims to reduce hot-car deaths

MONTGOMERY — Legislation from Rep. Randy Wood, R-Anniston, would require day care facilities in Alabama to call a child’s guardian if the c… Read more


Speaker Series fills a fundraiser gap for Scholar Dollars

FLORENCE — Shoals Scholar Dollars Executive Director Randy Pettus knows the power of strong speakers with compelling stories. Read more


100 receive coats in United Way offering

FLORENCE — Although his health steadily is improving, James Hicks uses a walker to get around these days. Read more



UNA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Lions don’t feel pressure, ready for “huge game” with FGCU

Florida Gulf Coast is the only team in the ASUN that North Alabama women’s basketball team hasn’t beaten since the Lions joined the conference. Read more


Alabama embodies Nate Oats' 'blue-collar' approach to secure first signature win of his tenure

TUSCALOOSA — As is required on most job sites, Alabama kept its hard hat on while working over No. 4 Auburn on Wednesday night, as did its … Read more


NFL: High-powered Titans lean heavily on Henry with options ready

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Derrick Henry is making clear he only gets better the more times he gets the ball. Read more



My dreams don't hit the jackpot

A Virginia woman recently won a $100,000 jackpot from the state's lottery by selecting numbers based on a dream she had. Read more

Around the state

The Gadsden Times on developments with a long-awaited interstate extension project: Read more

You Said It

Large companies that are negotiating on Donald Trump’s tax cuts are going to cost the middle class $4 trillion to $5 trillion in the long r… Read more




Email items for the TimesDaily Religion Calendar to myra.arnold@timesdaily.com. Deadline to submit items is 5 p.m. Tuesday for publication … Read more

Colbert County Health Ratings published January 16

McDonald's #678, 1503 Woodward Ave., Muscle Shoals, 90 Read more

Lauderdale County Health Ratings published January 16

Dairy Queen Grill and Chill, 2908 Florence Blvd., Florence, 85 Read more


January 17, 2020, funerals

Bunky Blankenship, 2 p.m., Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia Read more

Patsy Phillips

MUSCLE SHOALS — Patsy Faye Wood Phillips was born on April 30, 1941 and passed on January 15, 2020. Her visitation will be tonight from 6 t… Read more

Edith Faye Terry

MOULTON — Edith Faye Terry, 75, died January 16, 2020. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Lawrence Funeral Home. Burial will be in F… Read more

Carl Eugene Towsend

DECATUR — Carl Eugene Townsend, age 72, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. Read more


Fredericka Maxwell Richardson Tyree

FLORENCE — Fredericka “Freddie” was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on January 29, 1927 and died peacefully in her sleep on January 12, 2020. S… Read more

Stanley Earl Haddock

FLORENCE — Stanley Earl Haddock, 63, died January 12, 2020. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at Spry-Williams Funeral Home.… Read more


Bobby Frank 'Bob' McCulloch

FLORENCE — Bobby Frank “Bob” McCulloch, 78, was born in Russellville, AL, July 14, 1941, the son of Anson and India Mae McCulloch, preceded… Read more

Cruse Patton Clark

HUNTSVILLE — Cruse Patton Clark, 94, died January 14, 2020. Funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at the Church of the Nativity, Huntsville. Mrs.… Read more


Linda Ann Ragland Henry

FLORENCE — Linda Ann Ragland Henry, 67, of Florence, died Januayr 10, 2020. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 17, 2020 at Free Spir… Read more

Thomas Daniel 'Mr. Tom' Smoke

IRON CITY, TENNESSEE — Thomas Daniel “Mr. Tom” Smoke, 84, died January 15, 2020. Visitation will be today from 4 to 9 p.m. and Saturday fro… Read more

David Lloyd Fetzer

ETHRIDGE, TENNESSEE — David Lloyd Fetzer, 90, died January 16, 2020. Visitation is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Union Hill Church of … Read more


Thomas 'T.T.' Garner Sr.

WATERLOO — Thomas Theodore “T.T.” Garner Sr., 78, of Waterloo, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Visitation will be held on Sunda… Read more

Shanna Dawn Pounders

RUSSELLVILLE — Shanna Dawn Pounders, 43, of Russellville, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 after battling complications from a sudd… Read more


Paul Henry Dillon

ANDERSON — Paul Henry Dillon, 84, of Anderson, Alabama passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020 at his residence. Read more

Faye Stewart Thorne

RUSSELLVILLE — Faye Stewart Thorne, age 88, of Russellville, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Florence Nursing & Rehab Cent… Read more

Beulah Christine Simmons Daniel

COLLINWOOD, TENNESSEE — Beulah Christine Simmons Daniel, 95, died January 16, 2020. Visitation will be Saturday at 2 p.m. until service tim… Read more

Weather Today

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