TimesDaily - Morning News Briefing


Governor recognizes Colbert County's use of gas tax revenue

CHEROKEE — Whether it was by design or coincidence, the impact of Gov. Kay Ivey's Rebuild Alabama fuel tax was on display mere yards from t… Read more

YMCA construction to be completed by November

FLORENCE — It's week 14, but all of the construction at the YMCA of the Shoals is expected to be completed in early November. Read more


Alabama's Teacher of the Year to speak Thursday at AAUW meeting

FLORENCE — The Shoals area's chapter of American Association of University Women will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday in the conference room of the… Read more

Muscle Shoals educator selected for Galapagos expedition

MUSCLE SHOALS — Muscle Shoals High School science teacher Kathy Eldridge has been selected as a Grosvenor Teacher Alumni Fellow to particip… Read more

Volunteers pour concrete for 10th Avenue Park basketball court

SHEFFIELD — A crew from Bo Keenum Concrete Construction spent this morning finishing a slab of freshly poured concrete that will become the… Read more


QBs Gatewood, Nix add to effective running game for Auburn

AUBURN — On Auburn’s sixth play from scrimmage Saturday, a first-and-10 from the Kent State 38-yard line, Bo Nix pulled the ball away from … Read more

Alabama's Najee Harris shows off receiver skills

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Unable to find much success on the ground, Alabama and Najee Harris took to the air - literally. Read more

Maynor says Alabama A&M won't play UNA again

Alabama A&M head football coach Connell Maynor inferred racism played a part in the treatment he said his school received when it came … Read more


Firing the judge was a step toward mob rule

Los Angeles TimesA few questions for the spineless school bureaucrats who just fired tennis coach Aaron Persky because of a controversial s… Read more

All hits, no misses

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Today's editorial cartoon


Sharon Randall Commentary: Life is short and fragile

Eighteen years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, 19 terrorists hijacked and crashed four U.S. passenger planes, killing all on board and nearly 3,000… Read more


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Shoals Births

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Georgia Thompson

FLORENCE — Georgia Thompson, 87, died September 14, 2019. A memorial service will be announced at a later date by Elkins Funeral Home, Flor… Read more

Rex Eugene Edwards

VINA — Rex Eugene Edwards, 77, died September 15, 2019. Services will be today at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church with burial in Ebenezer… Read more

David O'Dell Scott

RUSSELLVILLE — David O’Dell Scott, 65, died September 15, 2019. Visitation Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at Pinkard Funeral Home, Russellville… Read more

Eula Pratt Madison

HALEYVILLE — Eula Pratt Madison, 91, died September 13, 2019. The visitation will be held today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pinkard Funeral H… Read more

Edna Handley Smith

TUSCUMBIA — Edna Handley Smith, 93, died September 13, 2019. Visitation Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel with servi… Read more

James Dwight 'Tub' Bryson

MORELAND COMMUNITY — James Dwight “Tub” Bryson, 69, died September 15, 2019. Visitation today from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at New Home Baptist Ch… Read more

Donna Gean Spencer

SHEFFIELD — Donna Gean Spencer, 67, died September 13, 2019. Arrangements will be made by Greenhill Funeral Home. Read more

James Ed Lawhon

HAMILTON — James Ed Lawhon, 82, died September 14, 2019. Visitation today from 10 a.m. until service time beginning at 2 p.m. at Hamilton U… Read more

Lessie Mae White

KILLEN — Lessie Mae White, 87, died September 15, 2019. Visitation will be Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at Greenhill Funeral Home. Funeral… Read more

Linda Faye Hopkins

FLORENCE — Linda Faye Hopkins, 75, died September 15, 2019. Visitation Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Spry-Williams Funeral Home. Funeral wi… Read more

Walter Allen Wisdom

KILLEN — Walter Allen Wisdom, 79 of Killen, AL passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019. He attended Rogersville High School and retired f… Read more

Charlene Riedout Kilburn

FLORENCE — Charlene Riedout Kilburn, Florence, AL was born September 4, 1927 in Hardin Co., TN, the daughter of the late Roy Edward and Cla… Read more

Lois Winstead Taylor Burns

RUSSELLVILLE — Lois Winstead Taylor Burns, 91, died September 15, 2019. Graveside service will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Belgreen Cemetery w… Read more

Louise Patrick

FLORENCE — Thelma Louise Robinson Patrick was born in Sharpsburg, KY on July 23, 1930, to Clyde and Nettie Jane Robinson. She passed away a… Read more

Weather Today

A few clouds. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.


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A few clouds. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.

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