Fiddler’s Convention Returns October 3-4 With Bobby Osborne And The Rocky Top Express and Mafia Jug Band Headlining

September 20, 2014
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ATHENS –  Athens State University will host the 48th annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention on Oct. 3-4 at the school’s campus in Athens, Alabama. The musical competitions will be held on the Alabama Farmers Cooperative Stage in front of Founders Hall and other locations throughout the campus. A total of $11,870 in prize […]


Athens State Hosts Program for Professional Recruiting Students with Disabilities

September 20, 2014
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ATHENS – In early November, Athens State University’s Office of Disabilities Services of the Career Development Center is sponsoring telephone interviews with a federal recruiter for the Workforce Recruitment Program for Colleges Students with Disabilities (WRP).  The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects public and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated […]


Medicare Help Sessions At The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library

September 20, 2014
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FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library has sessions for Medicare Help from September through November: Medicare Help Sessions Thursday, September 25, 11:30 am Thursday, October 23, 11:30 am Thursday, November 20, 11:30 am Thursday, December 18, 11:30 am Many people have questions about Medicare: What is Medicare? How do I sign up? What do I do after […]


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New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 08/20/14 – 09/08/14

September 20, 2014
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FRANKLIN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Franklin  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.


Start Something “Reel” Bass Tournament Looking For Bass Fishermen

September 20, 2014
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SHEFFIELD-It is that time again Big Brothers Big Sisters is getting teams ready for the annual Start Something “Reel” Bass Tournament to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. Start Something “Reel” Bass Tournament to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Shoals’ programs in Colbert, Franklin and Lauderdale counties will take place at Sheffield Riverfront Park […]


Controlled Burning along the Natchez Trace Parkway

September 20, 2014
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TUPELO- Weather depending, the Natchez Trace Parkway is planning to conduct a prescribed fire (controlled burn) in Tishomingo County, MS between September 24 and September 26. The prescribed fire is located at:   Prescribed Fire Name Milepost Tishomingo 304   Prescribed fire is a useful and cost effective tool for managing the forests and grasslands […]


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Ribbon Cutting and Red Carpet Walk At Ashley Furniture HomeStore

September 20, 2014
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FLORENCE-Ashley Furniture HomeStore, located at 1604 Florence Blvd., held a ribbon cutting and “Red Carpet” event on Thursday, September 17th.  There was food..fun and lots of happy folks to help Ashley Furniture HomeStore  kick off their Grand Opening. Here is what Ashley Furniture HomeStore has to say about themselves: “Our HomeStores are locally owned and […]


BOLO…Missing Person

September 19, 2014
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FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department has issued a BOLO Missing Person on Nicole Lynn Harden, 19 years old  white female. Her Date Of Birth 07/04/1995 she is 5’6″ and weighs 175 lbs. with black hair and blue eyes.  Nicole has a mental capacity of a 12 year old child. This female was last seen on 7/15/2014. […]


Decatur Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Breaking And Entering….Also Received Charge For Spitting

September 19, 2014
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DECATUR-The Decatur Police made an arrest of a man for Breaking and Entering a Vehicle.   The man received one more charge.  Here is how the Decatur Police describe the event: SYNOPSIS OF OFFENSE & ARREST: “On September 18th 2014, the Decatur Police Department received a call about a vehicle getting broken into in the […]


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Governor Bentley Offers $5,000 Reward in the Death Investigation of Hiawayi Robinson

September 19, 2014
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MONTGOMERY–Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced he is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person involved in the murder of 8-year old Hiawayi Robinson.         Governor Bentley also released the following statement: “Dianne and I were heartbroken to learn of the tragic death of this […]


Alabama’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.9%

September 19, 2014
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Economy Added Nearly 9,400 Jobs Over the Month, and Nearly 20,000 Jobs Over the Year MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted August unemployment rate is 6.9%, down from July’s rate of 7.0%. August’s rate represents 147,346 unemployed persons, compared to 148,652 in July. “August’s unemployment rate drop is good news […]


Port of Huntsville Releases Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report

September 19, 2014
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HUNTSVILLE– The Port of Huntsville released its annual report for fiscal year 2014 (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014) this morning at its monthly board meeting. The report highlights the activities and operations of the three main operating entities of the Port of Huntsville – Huntsville International Airport (HSV), International Intermodal Center, and Jetplex […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 09/06/14 – 09/12/14

September 19, 2014
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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.


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 09/07/14 – 09/12/14

September 19, 2014
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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.


Spirits Arise With Tales of History and Family During Athens Cemetery Stroll

September 19, 2014
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ATHENS-The highly anticipated Athens City Cemetery Stroll is slated for Sunday, September 21st from 2:00PM-5:00PM amid the historic tombstones and obelisk.   Enjoy a leisurely stroll of your own pace and choosing of Athens City Cemetery on Hobbs Street as the spirits come alive to recount tales of their lives in Athens-Limestone County. From Civil […]


Athens Grease Festival tempts the music lover as well as the foodie

September 19, 2014
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ATHENS-Savor a spoonful of blues. Relish a helping of reggae. Sample the soothing strains of classical.   The third annual Athens Grease Festival will offer music lovers a feast for a variety of tastes.   “We are a food festival, but we offer so much more including musical entertainment,” said Festival Chairwoman Betsy Hyman. “Our […]


North Alabama State Fair – More EVENT PHOTOS!

September 18, 2014
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FAIRGROUNDS – Yes indeed, it was another wonderful night for folks to be out at the North Alabama State Fair. It seemed like the croud was bigger than ever, due in a large part to the spectacular weather this year. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to photograph the event. We present our EVENT PHOTOS […]


Third Suspect Arrested In Home Invasion And Robbery

September 18, 2014
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FLORENCE-The Third suspect Arrested in Florence Home Invasion is accused of masterminding  the invasion, Alex Chandler Roberts, 19, of Tuscumbia, is charged with first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary. Also arrested with Stephen Duwayne Priest, Jr. and Archie Warren Inman, 18, of Tuscumbia are accused in the Robbery of North Crown Street Home last week. Reports indicate that guns and money were among the […]