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Muscle Shoals to give budget a mid-year glance

MUSCLE SHOALS — When the city approved its fiscal 2021 budget, Mayor Mike Lockhart and City Clerk Ricky Williams were careful not to budget… Read more


Barton plant receiving interest

BARTON — The massive building that had housed the FreightCar America plant presently stands idle, but there is a lot of movement surroundin… Read more


Blue Light Vigil set for Saturday

LEIGHTON — Amanda Skipworth was horrified on July 7, 2016, when she heard the news that a man killed five Dallas, Texas, police offers in a… Read more

Parole denied for man serving life

MONTGOMERY — Parole was denied Thursday for a man serving life in prison on various convictions, including two forgery-related offenses in … Read more

Florence municipal court offers 2 amnesty days

FLORENCE — The city opened the Florence Work-Release Center to allow room for arrests on misdemeanor warrants, but it is offering an opport… Read more



White delight: Russellville roars into finals

HUNTSVILLE — Gordon White's complete-game effort carried Russellville to an 8-2 win at Madison Academy on Thursday that propeled the Golden… Read more


Westbrook wears down Mars Hill, wins 2A semifinal series

RAINBOW CITY — Micaiah Myers knocked in five runs, helping Westbrook Christian terminate Mars Hill's baseball season with a 12-7 victory on… Read more


Phil Campbell hopes to rekindle Game 3 magic

PHIL CAMPBELL — The rounds may have changed, but it’s become a familiar scenario for the Phil Campbell baseball team over the last two week… Read more



The ol' 'we're all gonna die' routine

I can't help but feel as though people are depending upon my expertise to explain the whole gas situation that happened this week. Read more


Today's editorial cartoon

Around the region

Dothan Eagle on lawmakers debating state coat of arms 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 May 9

Shoals Fuel City, 107 Avalon Ave., Muscle Shoals, 4/23/2021, 90 Read more

Lauderdale County Health Ratings published May 9

Quik Mart #42, 3700 Cloverdale Road, Florence, 4/29/2021, 90  Read more


May 14, 2021, funerals

John Carmack II, 12 p.m., Colbert Memorial Gardens Read more

Joyce Elizabeth Hubbard

PERDIDO BEACH, AL — Joyce Elizabeth Hubbard, age 74 of Perdido Beach, Alabama passed away Tuesday May 11, 2021 at South Baldwin Regional Me… Read more

Ronnie Harlin Clemons

FLORENCE — Ronnie Harlin Clemons, 66, died May 11, 2021. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenhill Cemetery with Greenhill Fu… Read more

Jeanette Anderson Russell

KILLEN — Jeanette Anderson Russell, 69, died May 9, 2021. Public viewing will be today from 12 to 8 p.m. at Grace Memorial Funeral Home, Sh… Read more

John Edward Carmack, II

TUSCUMBIA — John Edward Carmack, II, 70, Tuscumbia, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. There will be a graveside service at 12:00 p.m. F… Read more

Robert Mullins

LEIGHTON — Robert Mullins, 74, died May 6, 2021. Graveside service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Galilee Cemetery, Leighton. Public viewin… Read more

William James Sandy

LAWRENCEBURG, TENN. — William James Sandy, 77, died May 12, 2021. Graveside service will be Sunday at 12 p.m. at OK Cemetery with Neal Fune… Read more

Mary Nell Byrd Gowen

LEOMA, TENNESSEE — Mary Nell Byrd Gowen, 84, died May 11, 2021. Visitation will be Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Neal Funeral Home. Fune… Read more

Ronnie O. Corum

DANVILLE — Ronnie O. Corum, 59, died May 12, 2021. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral will … Read more

Terry Ray Williams

PHIL CAMPBELL — Terry Ray Williams, 74, died May 7, 2021. Private Family Memorial Service was held at Bear Creek Cemetery. Pinkard Funeral … Read more

Olene King

HAMILTON — Olene King, 100, died May 12, 2021. Visitation will be Sunday from 3 p.m. until service time beginning at 4 p.m. at Landmark Chu… Read more

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