FCS Cancel Football Games…Three Varsity Football Players Test Positive For COVID-19

September 25, 2020

FLORENCE-Florence City Schools has received information that we have three varsity football players who have tested positive for COVID-19.   After consultation with the Alabama Department of Public Health on Friday morning, we are announcing the cancellation and forfeiture of tonight’s football game against Brentwood Academy and next week’s game against James Clemens High School. […]


260,000+ Alabamians should claim federal stimulus payments by Oct. 15

September 25, 2020

Alabama and the nation are facing an economic crisis unlike anything most of us have seen in our lifetimes. As unemployment remains persistently high, the scope of suffering in our state is wide. More than 13% of Alabama families don’t have enough money to buy food, the Census Bureau reports. And one in three Alabamians are struggling to pay their […]


Relay Teams supporting ‘the gift of life’ through Red Cross blood drive

September 25, 2020

ATHENS-Two Limestone County based Relay for Life Teams are supporting a joint effort between the American Red Cross and American Cancer Society to provide the gift of life.   On Sept. 29, the County for a Cure Team and City of Athens Relay Team are supporting a Red Cross blood drive at the Beasley Center […]


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New! Etowah County Arrest Reports 09/07/20 – 09/23/20

September 25, 2020

ETOWAH COUNTY-Booking Photos from Etowah County Sheriff CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it w ill 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.


Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington Named Board Chair for NASWA

September 25, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington was installed as the Board Chair for the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) yesterday. National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) is the national organization representing all 50 state workforce agencies, D.C. and U.S. territories. These agencies deliver training, employment, career, and business services, in addition to […]


FLPL Announces The Friends Bookstore Is OPEN!

September 25, 2020

FLORENCE– The Friends Bookstore at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is open!  The bookstore was closed the months of March-August due to COVID, but has now reopened with the new business hours of Monday-Friday, 12:00-4:00pm. The bookstore is limiting the number of shoppers allowed in at one time to five, and patrons are required to wear […]


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Foreign Actors And Cybercriminals Likely To spread Disinformation Regarding 2020 Election Results

September 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC-The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are issuing this announcement to raise awareness of the potential threat posed by attempts to spread disinformation regarding the results of the 2020 elections. Foreign actors and cybercriminals could create new websites, change existing websites, and create or share corresponding […]


NW-SCC announces 2020 Summer President’s and Dean’s List honorees

September 24, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL-Northwest-Shoals Community College has announced its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2020 summer semester. Requirements for the President’s List are a semester grade point average of 4.0 and completion of a minimum semester course load of 12 semester credit hours of college-level work.   Earning President’s Honors were:    […]


Registered Nurses and Retail Salespersons Were the Most Sought-After Employees in August According to HWOL (Help Wanted Online) Data

September 24, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Data collected and analyzed by the Alabama Department of Labor’s Labor Market Information (LMI) Division shows that the five occupations with the most online wanted ads continue to be for registered nurses, retail salespersons, truck drivers, sales representatives (wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products), and customer service representatives with more than 8,000 ads placed for those occupations in August. The HWOL data is compiled from all […]


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New! North Alabama Medical Center Births 09/15/20 – 09/21/20

September 24, 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 on here.


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 09/06/20 – 09/22/20

September 24, 2020

MADISON COUNTY-Booking Photos from Madison County Sheriff CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it w ill 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.


New! Marion County Arrest Reports 09/03/20 – 09/21/20

September 23, 2020

MARION COUNTY-Booking Photos from Marion County Sheriff CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it w ill 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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Governor Ivey Establishes The Alabama STEM Council

September 23, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that she has signed Executive Order NO. 721 establishing the Alabama STEM Council. The council will advise state leadership on ways to improve STEM-related education, career awareness and workforce development opportunities across the state. “Alabama has continued to grow into an advanced manufacturing, aerospace engineering and cybertechnology […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 09/14/20 – 09/17/20

September 23, 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 on here.


Smoke on the Mountain October 8-11 at Ivy Green

September 23, 2020

TUSCUMBIA-Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller, will host an outdoor production of the musical comedy Smoke on the Mountain. Relax in the fall weather while enjoying a show full of bluegrass, gospel, and laughs. The venue will be seated at limited capacity to allow for social distancing, and masks are required. The show will […]


Governor Ivey Announces Creation of the Alabama Prison Repurposing Commission

September 23, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday via Executive Order 722 established the Alabama Prison Repurposing Commission to conduct a thorough evaluation of the Alabama Department of Corrections’ (ADOC) existing infrastructure. The Commission will make recommendations as to which ADOC facilities should be retained and renovated as major correctional facilities, which could be renovated and repurposed for […]


Two-Vehicle Accident Near Huntsville Claims Life Of Ardmore Woman

September 22, 2020

HUNTSVILLE-On Tuesday, September 22 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a two-vehicle accident that has taken the life of one person: “A two-vehicle crash at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 22, has claimed the life of an Ardmore, Alabama woman. Christina Nichole Bustamante, 40, was killed when the 1992 Jeep Cherokee she was driving was struck […]


Artifact and Collectables Show October 3

September 22, 2020

ST. JOSEPH, TN-There will be a Indian Artifacts & Collectibles Show on Saturday, October 3, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the St. Joseph, TN, City Park Civic Center. Free Admission. Hosted by “The Tennessee Valley Archaeological Society. For more info, call 931-762-7541, or 256-577-3894 Media Release/Tennessee Valley Archaeological Society/Lanny Perry


New! Florence Arrest Reports 09/10/20 – 09/18/20

September 22, 2020

FLORENCE-Booking Photos from Florence Police  CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it w ill 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.


Athens Police Charge Suspect In Knifing On Friday Night

September 22, 2020

ATHENS-On Monday, September 21 Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement regarding the arrest of a suspect who has been charged in the cutting of another person in Athens on Friday evening: “Around 11:30 Friday night (September 18)  the Athens police department was called about a cutting at Mac’s on South Jefferson Street. When […]


NW-SCC awarded over $3 million to help low income, first generation, and students with disabilities succeed in college

September 22, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL – The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will receive a federal Student Support Services (SSS) grant of $3,171,090 to help more students succeed in and graduate from college. The Federal Student Support Services Grant awards $634,218 per year for five years.   “Northwest-Shoals is […]


Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Increased in 2019

September 22, 2020

MONTGOMERY –  Income rose and poverty declined in the United States in the calendar year before the COVID-19 pandemic, but the number of Americans without health insurance increased for the third consecutive year despite a growing economy, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) report released last week. The number of […]


Mattie Waits’ Birthday Celebration – EVENT PHOTOS

September 21, 2020

FLORENCE – How about some good news? With all this national turmoil; COVID; political stress… Well, it’s sometimes difficult to stay happy. So, when City Council Member Kaytrina Simmons called and invited The Quad-Cities Daily to come over to Florence resident, Mattie Waits’ 92nd Birthday Party, we jumped at the opportunity. Ms. Mattie turned 92 […]


Generating Justice: TVA’s New Pro Bono Program

September 21, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN― Attorneys and other legal professionals at the Tennessee Valley Authority, Office of the General Counsel, recently launched TVA’s first pro bono program, Generating Justice, to provide free legal assistance in local communities. As part of the Generating Justice program, TVA’s OGC is working with several legal aid organizations and law firms to address […]