Pedestrian Killed in Accident Near Florence

May 25, 2019

FLORENCE-On Friday, May 24 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic accident that has taken the life of a pedestrian near Florence: “A one vehicle versus pedestrian crash at 4:30 p.m., today, May 24, 2019 resulted in the death of a Florence man. Terrell Buntyn Rochester, 64, was killed when he was struck by […]


Auto Supplier YKTA to Create 650 Jobs at Huntsville Plant

May 25, 2019

 HUNTSVILLE – Governor Kay Ivey joined executives from auto supplier Y-tec Keylex Toyotetsu Alabama (YKTA) at a ceremony in Huntsville on Wednesday, May 22 to announce the company’s plans to invest $220 million to open a manufacturing facility that will create 650 jobs. The YKT Alabama facility will be located on the site of the Mazda […]


Celebrate National Trails Day with TVA

May 25, 2019

 TENNESSEE VALLEY-TVA trails crisscross more than 170 miles of public land — there for you to hike or bike, no matter what your difficulty level. They’re fun to explore and great for exercise. The only downside is that trails can be enjoyed so much, it takes extra work to maintain them. Fortunately, volunteers throughout the […]


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New! Winston County Arrest Reports 05/13/19 – 05/19/19

May 25, 2019

WINSTON COUNTY– Booking Photos from Winston County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


NW-SCC offers 2019 Kids in College, Full STEAM Ahead!

May 25, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) Child Development Center presents the 2019 Kids in College, Full STEAM Ahead!, summer camp. Summer camp dates are July 8-12, 2019. The camp is open to children entering grades first through eighth in the fall. Each day participants will experience activities such as chemistry experiments, robots, rockets, and a […]


New! North Alabama Medical Center Births 05/13/19 -05/21/19

May 25, 2019

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


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Renovated Pools Open Saturday

May 25, 2019

FLORENCE-Mayor Steve Holt, City of Florence Council Members, and the Florence Parks & Recreation Department are excited to announce the opening of the newly renovated pools at Royal Avenue Recreation Center and the Handy Recreation Center. The pool renovations include re-plastering the Royal Avenue recreation pool, competition pool, and toddler pool. The cracked concrete decking […]


Limestone County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit: Safe Streets Project Arrest Seven On Drug Charges

May 24, 2019

LIMESTONE COUNTY -On Friday, May 24 The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement concerning the arrest of seven suspects on drug charges.  Two warrants were executed by  LCSO Narcotics Unit, the NE Alabama Drug Task Force, and members of the Limestone County District Attorney’s Office: “This morning the LCSO Narcotics Unit, the NE Alabama […]


The 58th season of “The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green begins June 7

May 24, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-Helen Keller fans from around the world will soon be making their way to Tuscumbia to watch William Gibson’s epic drama that chronicles her early life performed on the grounds of the home where she grew up. The 58th season of The Miracle Worker play at Ivy Green, the Home of Helen Keller, begins Friday, […]


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A 15.8 percent increase…Travelers spent $62 million in Colbert County last year

May 24, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY–Tourism pumped $62 million into Colbert County’s economy in 2018 through the money travelers spent for hotels, food, shopping and  transportation, according to a report released Monday  by the Alabama Tourism Department. The report, which was compiled for the state agency by Montgomery economist Dr. Keivan Deravi, found that spending by travelers in Colbert […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 05/10/19 – 05/17/19

May 24, 2019

MADISON COUNTY– Booking Photos from Madison County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


City of Tuscumbia to Host 2nd annual STEAM Camp for kids

May 24, 2019

    Camp 2019   Sponsored by Tuscumbia Parks & Recreation Department TUSCUMBIA – The City of Tuscumbia Parks & Recreation Department will host a STEAM Camp this summer for children entering grades 3-5. This three-day STEAM Camp will be offered from 9 am – 12 pm July 8-10, 2019 at The Round House in […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 05/12/19 – 05/18/19

May 24, 2019

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.


Scottish visitors to tour Athens and sign Sister City agreement

May 24, 2019

ATHENS-Visitors from across the pond will be in Athens to tour the city and formalize a Sister City agreement between Stonehaven, Scotland, and Athens, Ala.   On Wednesday, May 22, Richard Holman-Baird and Philip Mills-Bishop will flew into Huntsville International Airport to meet their host families. The pair will spend Thursday, May 23, resting and […]


UPDATE: Victim Identified…One Man Dead After Late Night Shooting In Florence

May 23, 2019

UPDATE:  Detectives have finished collecting evidence from the scene but are still talking with witnesses in the area. The evidence that was collected will be sent to the Alabama Department of Foresic Science for testing and processing. The name of the victim is Willie Oneal Hollis, 63 year old, from Sheffield, Al.  FLORENCE-On Thursday, May 23 […]


Shoals Chamber Accepting Applicants for Fall Leadership Shoals Class

May 23, 2019

THE SHOALS – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 31st class of Leadership Shoals. Applications will be accepted through Monday, July 8 at 4:00 PM. Leadership Shoals is a program offered through the Shoals Chamber of Commerce. It has been in existence for three decades and has seen more than 750 […]


Former Florence Academy of Fine Arts (FAFA) student breaks into the Billboard Top 40 Pop Chart

May 23, 2019

 FLORENCE-Ethan Sak, former Florence High School Fine Arts student, is seeing the fruits of his labor as his pop single “Make My Heart Go” has broken into Billboard’s Top 40 Pop Indicator Chart! As of last week, the single has also crossed 100,000 streams on Spotify! Ethan wrote, composed, arranged and co-produced this hit single […]


Rocket City Best Fest Coming to Big Spring Park in June…Proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society

May 23, 2019

HUNTSVILLE— The American Cancer Society is anticipating big crowds to join the Rocket City Best Fest in Big Spring Park on June 8, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This family-friendly event is free to attend and will feature family-friendly activities, live entertainment, a burger cookoff, craft beer, and tons of fun. Cancer survivors […]


College of Education and Human Sciences Professor Appointed to State Board

May 23, 2019

FLORENCE – Dr. Trudy Abel, an associate professor of Collaborative Special Education in the University of North Alabama’s College of Business and Human Sciences has been appointed to the Alabama Lifespan Respite Coalition by Gov. Kay Ivey. “I’m honored to accept an appointment by the Governor to the Alabama Lifespan Respite Coalition,” Abel said. “I […]


Dream Catchers Win Best Overall at the AWF/Kimber Guntersville County Wild Game Cook-Off

May 23, 2019

GUNTERSVILLE-This past Saturday, an aroma of delicious dishes filled the air at the Alabama Wildlife Federation (AWF) / Kimber Manufacturing Guntersville Wild Game Cook-Off. Cook teams were on fire at the Civitan Park; preparing various mouthwatering dishes like Key Lime Fish Quesadillas, Caribbean Duck Roll Up and Deer Chozizo Street Taco. AWF is proud to […]


New! Dekalb County Arrest Reports 05/02/19 -05/21/19

May 23, 2019

DEKALB COUNTY– Booking Photos from Dekalb County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


Florence Fire Department’s new ladder truck – EVENT PHOTOS

May 22, 2019

FLORENCE – According to Florence Fire Chief Jeffrey Perkins, the brand-spanking new ladder truck that rolled up for presentation Tuesday, is an extremely important asset to the City’s ability to protect lives and property. He said that even though the new equipment is an important addition to Florence’s fire departments, the City’s most important asset […]


Shoals-Produced: Backstreet Boys’ Hit Single “I Want It That Way” Reimagined

May 22, 2019

 FLORENCE-On Friday, May 17, RCA Records’ global superstars the Backstreet Boys (BSB) surprised fans by releasing a new version of their record-breaking single “I Want It That Way.” However, contrary to their newest album released in January, this single was not produced or released by their label. The rerecorded single and new sound is credited […]


New! Etowah County Arrest Reports 04/29/19 – 05/20/19

May 22, 2019

ETOWAH COUNTY– Booking Photos from Etowah County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.