Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Colbert County Commission Steps in It

The Colbert County Commission met Tuesday and, according to the TimesDaily, "approved a resolution that asks the state's Certificate of Need Review Board to reject the application for a new 300-bed hospital and cancer treatment center in Florence."

Individuals who move here invariably ask why Lauderdale and Colbert Counties can't work together. The first step in any joint effort is to at least pretend to try. In Internet meme patois, this was a huge FAIL.


It's not every day that Federal agents raid a local home. It happened earlier today in Florence, and three locals were arrested for their alleged part in a drug network that also dabbled in smuggling of untaxed cigarettes. Here's an interesting back story from Pen N Sword.


Any railroaders out there? Or maybe some history junkies? Here's an opportunity you won't often experience:



  1. It makes one wonder if the Colbert commissioners would have objected had the proposal to build on TVA land had proceeded?

  2. A large number of Regional Care employees live in Colbert County and pay taxes there. Apparently we are non-citizens