Do You Know This Man? Wanted For Attempted Kidnapping…Possibly From Alabama

July 27, 2017

TUPELO-The Tupelo Police and the FBI are looking for this man.  He is a suspect in an attempted kidnapping on July 4 in Tupelo,MS. Authorities say the man drove into a neighborhood and attempted to kidnap a 7-year-old girl. The girl was able to escape and ran for help and according to the FBI the […]


Norbert Putnam and Counts Brothers Music – Handy Master Class

July 27, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – There’s always great music at the W.C. Handy Music Festival. But for many, the presentations given from music greats is a big draw. Wednesday, Counts Brothers Music held a Master Class with music producer and bass player, Norbert Putnam. Putnam also owned (with David Briggs) the world famous Quadraphonic Studios Nashville on […]


Florence Police Make Arrest After Finding Man Asleep in Church Parking Lot

July 27, 2017

FLORENCE – The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Wednesday, July 26 on several charges including possession of altered identification of a firearm: “On 7-26-17 at approximately 6:45 pm officers received a call of a suspicious vehicle in the church parking lot in the 1500 blk of Rickwood Rd. When […]


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Plants It’s All In How You Use Them

July 27, 2017

Plants….some are pretty to look at….some provide food….some keep us cool and clean our air…and some are just good medicine.  Here are seven plants some  are considered  dangerous and all of them make  good medicine: source


Become an Outdoors-Woman This Fall

July 27, 2017

MONTGOMERY-Registration for the next Alabama Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop opens onAugust 1 for first-time attendees and August 7 for both first-timers and those who have previously attended. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) sponsored event takes place at the 4-H Center near Columbiana, Ala., on October 6-8, 2017. BOW is a three-day workshop designed for […]


UNA Needs Volunteers as Move-in Weekend Approaches

July 27, 2017

FLORENCE – Move-in weekend, or “Unpack the Pride” as it’s known around campus, will take place Aug. 17-19 at the University of North Alabama.   “Unpack the Pride,” is the period when returning students move back into the residence halls on campus.  Since all freshmen are required to live-on at UNA, it can be a busy […]


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New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 07/06/17 – 07/25/17

July 27, 2017

WAYNE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Wayne County Sheriff (CLICK 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


TVA Readies for Eclipse Visitors

July 27, 2017

What are you doing for the August 21, 2017, solar eclipse? Consider taking in the view on one of the South’s most beautiful reservoirs. TENNESSEE VALLEY—With about 200 million people living within a day’s drive of the path of the total eclipse across the country, tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 07/17/17 – 07/22/17

July 27, 2017

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


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Three Arrested Charged With Murder And Robbery In Athens Homicide

July 26, 2017

ATHENS-The Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released the names of three suspects being held in the murder of Brenton C. Gatlin, 27.  Gatlin was shot to death on Tuesday, July 25 around 10 PM. Arrested and being held on Capital Murder and 1st Degree Robbery are  Terry Dale Amerson, 22 and Kandes Elizabeth Lambert, 27 and Marty Stafford, 28. All […]


Athens Police Investigating Tuesday Night Murder

July 26, 2017

ATHENS- Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement regarding a murder that took place on Tuesday night, July 25: “Last night shortly before 10:00 the police department received a call that a person had been shot at 712 Horton Street. Officers responded along with Athens Limestone Ambulance Service. When officers arrived they located Brenton C […]


Build A Butterfly Garden…Attract Bees, Hummingbirds And Butterflies

July 26, 2017

Attracting pollinators to your backyard….hummingbirds, butterflies and bees are the three bigwigs of the group which also include moths, beetles and hoverflies to a smaller degree. Here are just a few tips that will bring color life and sweet-smelling flowers  to your little slice of pollinator heaven. Did you know butterflies and hummers need a […]


An Ace for CASA Killen Time Adventure Park, Killen, Alabama

July 26, 2017

KILLEN-As part of its Grand Opening Celebration month in July, Killen Time Adventure Park is hosting the fund raiser, An Ace for CASA.  A portion of the proceeds from every round of golf played July 19-30 will be donated to Shoals CASA. Killen Time Adventure Park is a new 36-hole miniature golf facility located on […]


Pet Of The Week….Going To The Dogs!

July 26, 2017

THE SHOALS-We have pets from all over the Shoals…Please find just the pet for you and take them home….you both will be happy (Or if you choose more than one…You all will be happy). Check here to see your Pet Of The Week!


New! Florence Arrest Reports 07/11/17 – 07/18/17

July 26, 2017

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence Police (CLICK 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


A dose of humor to fight cancer and support the arts in Athens

July 26, 2017

ATHENS-Misspelled words in newspaper ads and television weather reports are among the fodder for a local television anchor.   Questionable social media posts and news stories about deer heads injuring homeowners are also part of the collection for WHNT-19 Anchor Greg Screws. He will share his comedic view on crazy news stories, headlines, pictures, social […]


Aderholt Releases Statement on AG Sessions

July 25, 2017

THE SHOALS-Congressman Robert Aderholt released a statement of support for U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions: “I think Jeff Sessions is doing an excellent job as our nation’s Attorney General.  In his six months on the job, he has done more to uphold our nation’s laws and keep communities safe than the previous Administration did in eight years. […]


W.C. Handy Music Festival opening Ceremonies – EVENT PHOTOS

July 25, 2017

FLORENCE-The W.C. Handy Music Festival kicked-off on a warm July night at the W.C.Handy Home and Museum located on College Street.  The front lawn was the place to be and the Quad Cities Daily’s very own Kristy Lovelace was there to capture this night in photos.     Photos by Kristy Lovelace


It’s hard out here for a lefty…

July 25, 2017

A Harvard economist recently published an interesting study that proves life is pretty hard on left-handed people. And not just because everything from scissors to can openers is made with righties in mind. The study found that it’s harder for lefties to graduate from college because they’re more susceptible to learning disabilities and speech problems and they tend to fall […]


Cats…Kittens And Brando Who Loves His Walks On His Leash

July 25, 2017

FLORENCE–The Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter has pets who need you. This week The Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter features these lovely furbabies. Take your pick they all will give you unconditional love! Call (256) 760-6676 to adopt or foster any of these pets.


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 07/17/17 – 07/23/17

July 25, 2017

MORGAN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff (CLICK 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Russellville Businessman Jamie Kiel to Seek GOP Nomination in State House District 18

July 25, 2017

RUSSELLVILLE – Political newcomer Jamie Kiel (R) has announced his candidacy for State House District 18, hoping to represent the voters of Colbert, Franklin, and Lauderdale Counties. “I am a businessman. I have balanced my budget, met payroll and made ends meet. What Montgomery needs is a common-sense, conservative businesslike approach. That is what I intend […]


W.C. Handy Basketball & Volleyball Tournament Winners

July 25, 2017

TUSCUMBIA- The W.C. Handy Basketball/Vvolleyball Tournament was held on Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 at Deshler High School Gym, in Tuscumbia. At 6 pm the Ladies’ Volleyball game kicked-off on both days  and at  7 pm the  Men’s Basketball game followed. A Pack crowd each night enjoyed watching former Legends from their schools play […]


Florence Police Perform High Water Rescue

July 24, 2017

FLORENCE-On Monday, July 24 the Florence Police Department reported a High Water Rescue.  The Florence Police Released the following statement concerning the rescue: “Florence Police received a call of a motorist that attempted to drive thru high water on Commerce St at Veterans Dr. When SGT Shane Blalock arrived he located a vehicle with a […]