Lauderdale County Man Dies In Early Morning Motorcycle Crash

May 30, 2020

FLORENCE-On Saturday, May 30 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency issued a statement concerning the death of one person involved in the crash of a motorcycle on Saturday morning: “A single vehicle crash at 12:30 AM on May 30, 2020 , has claimed the life of a Lauderdale County man. Rockie Gist, 44 was driving a […]


One Dead One Injured After Head-On Collision On I 65 In Limestone County

May 30, 2020

LIMESTONE COUNTY-On Friday, May 29 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reported a two-vehicle accident that injured one person and killed another person on I65 in Limestone County: “A two-vehicle crash at 1:00 a.m. on Friday, May 29, has claimed the life of a Cullman man. Joshua Lee Loyd, 23, was killed when the 2012 Nissan […]


FLPL Offers Free Classes for Unemployed Residents Through Coursera

May 30, 2020

FLORENCE-Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is offering free classes through the website Coursera, available to any local residents whose employment has been affected by the pandemic. People can request a free Coursera account by visiting www.flpl.org/athome ​ and clicking the Coursera link.   Coursera offers over 3500 classes taught by instructors from top universities and companies. There […]


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ALEA Troopers Investigate Five Fatalities on Roadways, Four Fatalities on Waterways During Memorial Day Weekend 2020

May 30, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency investigated 375 traffic crashes with five fatalities, as well as 10 boat crashes and four non-boating fatalities (drownings) during this year’s official Memorial Day holiday travel period, which was from 12:01 a.m. Friday, May 22, to midnight Monday, May 25. In May 2019, during the same […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 05/15/20 – 05/28/20

May 30, 2020

MADISON COUNTY– Booking Photos from Madison County Sheriff CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


Tennessee Valley Museum of Art Reopens With COVID Safety Guidelines In Place

May 30, 2020

TUSCUMBIA-Tennessee Valley Museum of Art will reopen to the public Tuesday, June 2, 2020 with COVID19 safety restrictions in place. The museum will reopen with three exhibitions available for viewing: Central Elementary School Student Artwork, The Helen Keller Artshow of Alabama, and the self-titled exhibition from Birmingham artist, Mary Grace Wolnski.  Guests are welcome back […]


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Intitial Unemployment Claims For Week Ending 5/23/20

May 30, 2020

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of May 17 – May 23, 2020. 27,920 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this period. 16,926 of those claims are COVID-19 related.   Click County Breakdown for a breakdown by county. Click Industry Breakdown for a breakdown by industry. *Be sure to click […]


One Dead One Injured In Collision With A Garbage Truck Near Athens

May 29, 2020

 ATHENS-On Friday, May 29 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency report a two-vehicle accident near Athens that has taken the life of one person and sent another person to the hospital with injuries: “A two-vehicle crash at 10:55 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, has claimed the life of a Rogersville man. Antonio Jamar Fuqua, 31, was […]


Two Dead After Two-Vehicle Accident Near Huntsville

May 29, 2020

HUNTSVILLE-On Friday, May 29 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a two-vehicle accident that has taken the lives of two people.  the accident occurred on Thursday, May 29: “A two-vehicle crash at 8:05 p.m. Thursday, May 28, has claimed two lives. Eric Nathanael Barbee, 40, of New Market, was killed when the 2004 Suzuki GSXR […]


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Updated: States Hit Most by Unemployment Claims – WalletHub Study

May 29, 2020

With 2.1 million more unemployment claims filed this week despite all U.S. states starting to reopen, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States Hit Most by Unemployment Claims.  Alabama was ranked 22 in the list. To identify which states’ workforces have been hurt the most by COVID-19, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District […]


MSNHA opens new grants round

May 29, 2020

FLORENCE—The Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area is accepting applications for grants from Monday, June 1, through Wednesday, July 15. “We are opening a new grant round now to help communities deal with the impacts of COVID-19 on their organizations,” said Carrie Crawford, MSNHA director. “We will prioritize projects that allow for social distancing and focus […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 05/20/20 – 05/27/20

May 29, 2020

FLORENCE– Booking Photos from Florence Police CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


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City of Athens partially opens recreation, extends grace period on disconnects

May 29, 2020

ATHENS-The following are a list of COVID-19 protocols related to the City of Athens that Mayor Ronnie Marks updated on May 27.   “We continue to monitor the number of local and statewide cases and implement ways to provide services in the safest manner possible,” Marks said.   City of Athens facilities The City of […]


New! North Alabama Medical Center Births 05/18/20 – 05/25/20

May 29, 2020

THE SHOALS-The latest cohort of babies born at North Alabama Medical Center is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones


Service One Transport and Sheffield Meal Barrel Food Pantry partner-up to help needy

May 28, 2020

SHEFFIELD – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a lot of hard-working families to make some tough decisions. Do they spend what money they have on medicine, gasoline, or food? It seems that most everybody, in some way is struggling. Ms. Penny Freeman and her cohort of volunteers have been working for years to help serve […]


Suspect In Rape Case Turns Herself In To Athens Police

May 28, 2020

ATHENS-On Wednesday, May 27 Athens Police chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement regarding the arrest of a suspect who was wanted on warrants of Second Degree Rape: “Jada Areial Acklin turned herself in this morning on a rape second degree warrant. On May 17, 2020 the police department received a complaint about Acklin which is […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 05/17/20 – 05/26-20

May 28, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY– Booking Photos from Franklin County Sheriff CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


Madison Man Dead After Single-Vehicle Accident

May 28, 2020

MADISON-On Wednesday, May 27 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-vehicle accident that hast taken the life of one person and put another person into the hospital with serious injuries: “A single vehicle crash at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, has claimed the life of a Madison man. Matthew Brian Whitfield, 36, was killed […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 05/14/20 – 05/22/20

May 28, 2020

THE SHOALS-The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones


Alabama Public Lakes Free Fishing Day is June 13

May 28, 2020

MONTGOMERY-On Saturday, June 13, 2020, Alabamians and out-of-state visitors alike will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters including both freshwater and saltwater. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 6-14. The event allows residents and non-residents to enjoy the outstanding fishing Alabama has […]


TVA and Athens Electric supporting agencies helping Limestone County recover

May 28, 2020

ATHENS-Supporting at-risk students, providing healthcare equipment and assisting recycling services are among the locally-based initiatives receiving money through the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Community Care Fund.   TVA partnered with local power companies like Athens Utilities to provide funds to support local initiatives that address hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic. TVA allocated $20,000 for Limestone […]


Alligator Hunt Registration Opens June 2

May 27, 2020

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will open online registration for the state’s regulated alligator hunts on June 2, at 8 a.m. Registration must be completed by 8 a.m., July 8. A total of 260 Alligator Possession Tags will be distributed among five hunting zones. The administrative fee to apply for an […]


New! Jackson County Arrest Reports 05/13/20 – 05/25/20

May 27, 2020

JACKSON COUNTY– Booking Photos from Jackson County Sheriff CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


When You Can be Around Others After You Had or Likely Had COVID-19

May 27, 2020

ATLANTA,  GA-If you have or think you might have COVID-19, it is important to stay home and away from other people. Staying away from others helps stop the spread of COVID-19. If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), get emergency medical care immediately. When you can be around others (end home isolation) depends on different […]