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Colbert County Health Ratings published January 18

Darby's Deli, 401 Cox Blvd., Sheffield, 76. Foodland Plus Deli/Bakery No. 130, 104 Town Plaza Shopping Center, Sheffield, 84. Ruby Tuesday No. 3217, 1704 Woodward Ave., Muscle Shoals, 90. Burger King Restaurant 9694, 3105 Woodward Ave., Muscle Shoals, 91. Zaxby's, 2017 E. Avalon Ave., Muscle Shoa

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-18 06:00:00

Cherokee sheriff investigating possible homicide at Midway Towing

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a death was reported at Midway Towing Tuesday around noon. The victim is a white male, Sheriff Jeff Shaver said. His identity will be released pending the notification of family. The business, Midway Towing, is within the Centre City Limi

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 23:02:07

Sheffield City Hall closed today, will reopen Thursday

Mayor Ian Sanford made the decision Tuesday night, citing the likelihood of continued hazardous conditions caused by icy roads. "There is no reason to put our workers in peril," he said in a text to department heads. Mayor Ian Sanford made the decision Tuesday night, citing the likelihood of continu

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-17 16:10:00

Temperatures to peak above freezing today

The snow is disappearing and temperatures will climb above freezing today, but the Shoals still has not completely wrestled itself from the strong cold front that has dominated the weather scene all week. Numerous school systems remain closed for the third straight day due to the weather. Those incl

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-18 06:10:00

BENEFIT SHOW: All proceeds go to One Place

More than a dozen local entertainers will take the stage beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum volunteering their talent and time for a worthy cause. The second annual Grand Ole Opry Impersonation Show, presented by The Cadillacs and produced by Dennis Odem, is a tribute to th

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-18 06:05:00

Snow falls, closes schools again

The Shoals area was whitened Tuesday beneath a blanket of snow that started falling early in the morning, and could remain on the ground and roads into Thursday. The weather conditions are giving local students a second straight snow day today as all public and private schools are closed, and emerge

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-17 06:20:00

Some Franklin County roads passable, but still slick in spots

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. - They were the first county in northwest Alabama to declare their roads impassable. 24-hours later, Franklin County roads are slightly better, but they are still not great. As the sun rose on Wednesday you could still see ice covering Jackson Street in downtown Russellville. Alth

WHNT-TV - 2018-01-17 22:51:26

Snow moving into Alabama; up to 2 inches expected in some areas

Forecasters are starting to get reports of snow moving into Alabama early Tuesday morning. And the National Weather Service is expecting "significant" impacts as it does -- especially on roads. Some icy patches were already being reported on roads in Tuscumbia and Sheffield in northwest Alabama as o

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 12:02:31

How school systems decide to cancel school when snow is forecast

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - As early as Tuesday evening many schools across western Massachusetts made the decision to close Wednesday as the snow was forecast to pickup overnight and continue through most of the day. Chicopee was one of the many cities that decided to cancel school. "All my kids are i

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-17 20:51:09

Police blotter: Butte woman facing felony robbery charge

Police arrested Dyeena Rebish, 47, of Butte, at about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of Grand Avenue on a charge of felony robbery. When police arrested Rebish, they also arrested Heather Mihailovich, 30, of Butte, on a misdemeanor charge of criminal contempt. According to police, Rebish attemp

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-17 18:57:00

Butte woman with $1 million lottery ticket steps forward to claim winnings

One day in November, Amy Lambert of Butte stopped at the Town Pump convenience store at the corner of Harrison Avenue and Dewey Boulevard in Butte and bought a single Montana Millionaire ticket. She later told lottery officials, "I thought, 'I'm here. I'm just going to buy a ticket.'" On Dec. 29, th

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-16 23:05:00

Police blotter: Butte man shoplifts $200 of merchandise from Kmart

Police arrested Franklin Schwartz, 32, of Butte, at about 9 p.m. Monday for shoplifting at Kmart, 3300 Harrison Ave. Police were called out for a report of suspicious activity at Kmart and allegedly found Schwartz as he came out of the dressing room wearing new boots and several layers of store clot

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-16 18:39:00

Snapshots: Intellectual property is Tech topic

Joel E. Henry, Ph.D. will give an "Introduction to Intellectual Property" from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, in the English classroom lab on the Montana Tech campus. Intellectual Property encompasses a wide range of inventions, ideas, processes, marks, images, slogans, tag lines, and much more. Henr

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-17 21:26:00

Sold! Butte's historic Finlen Hotel changes hands

The sale of Butte's historic Finlen Hotel and complex is a done deal. The agreement between the Taras family, which has owned the complex for nearly 40 years, and a group led by Montana Tech professor J.J. Adams was announced Tuesday. The group got a $412,000 loan from Butte's Uptown taxing district

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-16 15:31:00

Comment wanted on draft Clark Fork fish habitat plan

The State of Montana is seeking public input on a draft plan that priorities areas in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin for fish habitat protection and enhancement efforts that are funded by the Natural Resource Damage Program. The draft plan, jointly developed by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-17 19:35:00

Commissioners to consider more active role in Butte's Superfund issues

Commissioner Jim Fisher is asking the council to vote on taking a "proactive approach on Superfund issues and start discussing these issues." The commission meeting is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the County Courthouse, third floor. Fisher is also requesting that the council's budget and finance commit

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-17 13:00:00

Butte woman guilty in Medicaid theft case; sentencing set for March

A Butte woman will be sentenced in March for conspiring with family members to bilk thousands of dollars from the Medicaid assistance program. A Butte jury on Friday found Vera Gail Meeks, 65, guilty on three felony counts of conspiring to commit theft of public funds. The verdict followed a four-da

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-16 21:49:00

Police: Victim shot in north Huntsville suffering life-threatening injuries

The shooting happened on Valley Park Drive in north Huntsville. Police say someone fired multiple shots, and the victim was laying in the street with life-threatening injuries. Police initially thought the victim was on a bicycle, but it appears he was walking on the street when the shooting happ

WAAY-TV

Husband dies 2 days after wife from wreck injuries

HUNTSVILLE - A second person injured in a head-on crash Monday has died, officials said. Cpl. Bill Burke, of the Quad-Cities State Troopers Post, said James Hillard Skipworth, 81, Hightower Road, Florence, died this morning at Huntsville Hospital. Burke said Skipworth died around 5:30 this morning f

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-17 18:06:00

18-year-old charged with DUI after hitting a Madison Police cruiser

Investigators said the officer was in the left turn lane preparing to go south on County Line Road from Highway 72 when the teen rear ended him. The teen then reportedly tried to drive around the officer, but he blocked her with his vehicle. After she was put in custody, officers told WAAY 31 th

WAAY-TV - 2018-01-16 14:21:00