Who would have thought it? – EDITORIAL

September 27, 2016

Well, who would have thought it? 10-Million page views in under four years. TEN MILLION! That’s the mark The Quad-Cities Daily hit yesterday. To us, it was astounding. Thank you, Loyal Readers. Thank you for coming to visit us every week to find out what’s happening in your community. And to take a peek at […]

More Charges Levied Against Burglary Suspect

September 27, 2016

FLORENCE-On Friday, September 23 Florence Police Officers were called to a burglary in progress in the 1800 block of Tannehill a suspect was arrested and charged.  Florence Police release a statement after further investigation stating two additional burglaries have been associated with the suspect arrested in the September 23 burglary: “Brady Sanchez was charged with two […]

The fun continues at Timmy Horton Fishing for Kids

September 27, 2016

SHEFFIELD-As a professional anglers and outdoors television personality, Timmy Horton gets to fish in lakes and rivers throughout North America, but the one of his favorite fishing trips every year comes almost within casting distance of his front door. Since 1999, Horton, has played host to special needs anglers for a day of fishing on […]

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Alabama Center Announces Arts Hall of Fame Inductees

September 27, 2016

DECATUR– The Alabama Center for the Arts announced today nine artists to be inducted into the inaugural class of the Alabama Center for the Arts Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was established earlier this year and furthers the mission of the Alabama Center for the Arts to provide the public with access to […]

Messy And Smart Or Neat And Conventional

September 27, 2016

No more excuses for a messy workspace….rise up and conquer….or stay neat…live long and prosper….. So what if you’re work space is crowded, stacked with towers of paper teetering on collapse, sitting atop a kaleidoscope of scribbles and random numbers written down on the twenty plus notepads that are always within reach, then it may encourage […]

University of North Alabama Scores High Marks for Student Satisfaction

September 27, 2016

FLORENCE –When it comes to the satisfaction of students, the University of North Alabama is better than most national and southern four-year public universities. UNA scored higher than both the national and southern averages on specific key indicators of a recent Ruffalo Noel-Levitz (RNL) Student Satisfaction Inventory.  The survey included more than 100 questions and was […]

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New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 09/16/16 – 09/23/16

September 27, 2016

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lauderdale 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.

Parents cautioned to feed their infants safely

September 27, 2016

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have joined together to remind parents about safe feeding practices for infants and young toddlers. Dr. Cathy Wood, a practicing pediatrician and president of the Alabama Chapter of the AAP, states, “Breastfeeding is the best choice for […]

Friends Of Florence/Lauderdale Animal Shelter Came Together To Celebrate Pets On Saturday – EVENT PHOTOS

September 26, 2016

FLORENCE-Friends of Florence Lauderdale Animal Shelter came together on Saturday, September 24 to take the actions necessary to help Fix Up the Shelter until the long-awaited, past overdue process of the new animal shelter begins. All the fun took place in the parking lot of Pet Depot in Florence.   Some special guests were Steve Holt, Wilson Mitchell, […]

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One Arrested After Burglary….More Charges Could Be Pending

September 26, 2016

FLORENCE-On Friday, September 23 Florence Police Officers were called to a burglary in progress in the 1800 block of Tannehill: “Brady Sanchez- On Friday officers responded to a burglary in progress in the 1800 block of Tannehill Drive. Lt. Tony Barnett was the first officer to arrive and observed a Hispanic male crawling out of […]

Two Cases of Child Exposure To Narcotics….Three Suspects Arrested

September 26, 2016

FLORENCE-Two cases of possible child neglect/endangerment are under investigation by the Florence Police Department: “Taylor Carpenter- Ms. Carpenter was arrested on warrants. She is accused of giving birth to a child who tested positive for narcotics. DHR is involved and the child has been placed with other family members pending the outcome of this investigation. […]

Fall Is Here! Everyone Needs A Lap Warmer…Get Yours At FLAS Today

September 26, 2016
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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


September 26, 2016
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Fall scarecrows and other scarecrows have been used worldwide for more than 3,000 years to scare away crows and other birds from crops. The Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and Japanese all used them in ancient times and their use carried on into the Middle Ages. It was then that some people in Europe believed scarecrows could […]

New! Florence Arrest Reports 09/13/16 – 09/20/16

September 26, 2016

FLORENCE-New 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.

“Fish for Litter” …. Clean-Up Of Wilson And Pickwick Lake

September 25, 2016

THE SHOALS-Shoals residents showed up on Saturday bright and early to clean up the Tennessee River.  In partnership with Keep The Shoals Beautiful and TVA residents were asked to “Fish for Litter” to catch cash prizes in the Tennessee River Litter Tournament. Waste Connections, Inc set up roll off bins at four locations spanning Colbert […]

North Alabama State Fair wraps up for 2016 – EVENT PHOTOS.

September 25, 2016

MUSCLE SHOALS – Well, it’s going to be another 51 weeks before the next opportunity presents itself to ride the rides, see the chickens and goats, and eat some foods that you won’t find anywhere else. The North Alabama State Fair wraps the 2016 season today. The Quad-Cities Daily was out at the Fairgrounds Saturday […]

Traffic Accident Near Waterloo…One Dead Five Injured

September 25, 2016
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WATERLOO-Alabama State Troopers reported an auto accident  at 3:45 AM on Sunday, September 25 which resulted in the death of one individual: “A single-vehicle crash at 3:45 a.m.  Saturday, Sept. 24, has claimed the life of a Waterloo woman.  Megan Renee Smith, 20, was killed when the 2002 Ford F150 in which she was a passenger […]

What Causes The Grand Canyon To Fill with Fog?

September 25, 2016

The Grand Canyon experienced a rare temperature inversion where cool air began to rise from the bottom of the canyon and met warm air above creating low level clouds. Apparently this type of thing happens once or twice a year, but almost never with clear skies which provided an unprecedented once-in-a-decade view of the canyon […]

How Can To Save Money On Renters Insurance

September 25, 2016
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With renters insurance, cutting costs doesn’t have to mean cutting back. Here are a few easy ways to save money on your renters insurance without skimping on coverage. Reduce Your Risk, Reduce Your Rates Where you live will play an important role in determining your renters insurance rates. In general terms, prices will vary based […]

Pick The Right Doctor

September 25, 2016
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Many of my family members are physicians and as a rule doctors make great sacrifices for their family by working long hours away from their families. Doctors as a general rule feel quite put upon, underpaid and overworked, just like everybody else. With that being said, do not pay to go to a doctor that […]

New! Giles County Arrest Report 09/02/16 – 09/22/16

September 25, 2016
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GILES COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Giles 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. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.

The Madison Police Department Seek Location of Bank Robbery Suspect

September 24, 2016

MADISON-Friday, September 24 the Madison Police Department released a statement enlisting the help of public in locating a suspect in a bank robbery: “On Friday September 23, 2016 at 3:10 p.m. the Madison Police Department received a Robbery in progress call from Eva Bank, located at 3810 Sullivan Street Madison, Alabama. Employees reported a Hispanic […]

Helen Keller Welcomes Dr. Clark Sledge To The OBGYN Family With A Little Help From The Shoals Chamber

September 24, 2016

SHEFFIELD-Keller OBGYN, an affiliate of Helen Keller Hospital, has welcomed Dr. Clark Sledge to its team. Dr. Sledge was born and raised in Mobile, AL and he is glad to return to the state with his wife, Christy and their baby daughter. He completed his OB/GYN residency at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, TX, which is […]

KAB/Lowe’s grant to kick start preservation of historic and iconic Scout House

September 24, 2016

ATHENS-A first date, a first dance or a first kiss. Taking a trip with a grandmother to play games and make art crafts.   These are memories cherished by many in Athens who used to attend dances and youth activities at the iconic red structure on East Washington Street known as the Scout House. It […]