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Underwood Indicted On Bribery Charges…Releases Statement To Quad Cities Daily

January 8, 2018

 TUSCUMBIA-Colbert County attorney Billy Underwood was indicted on Monday, January 8  by a Colbert County grand jury on a bribery charge involving a juror. The indictment charges Underwood with offering, conferring or agreeing to confer any pecuniary benefit upon a juror with the intent that the juror’s vote, opinion, decision or other action as a […]


Victim In Sunday Shooting Identified…Suspect Arrested

January 8, 2018

SHEFFIELD-Sheffield Police Chief Greg Ray has stated that an arrest and  have been made in the  Sunday, January 7 shooting that took place on 17th Street. The name of the deceased has been released.  The victim in the shooting is Chad Edwin Gardner, 26 of Florence.  Gardner was taken to Helen Keller Hospital after the […]


One Dead After Sunday Shooting In Sheffield

January 7, 2018

SHEFFIELD-Sheffield Police Chief Greg Ray reports a fatal shooting in Sheffield that occurred on Sunday, January 7. The shooting took place at SE 17th Street at approximately 12:30 PM on Sunday.  A 26-year-old Florence man died on route to Helen Keller Hospital from a gunshot wound. According to Chief Ray three people have been taken […]


Man Arrested And Charged With Murdering His Father In Madison County

January 7, 2018

MADISON COUNTY-The Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect who has been charged with murder on Friday, January 5: “January 7, 2018 Sheriff Blake Dorning announced today January 7, 2018 that the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested Eric Ray Jones, W/M 32yoa, for Murder on […]


One Dead After Two-Vehicle Accident Near Muscle Shoals

January 5, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a two-vehicle accident that has taken the life a Muscle Shoals man on Friday, January 5: “A two vehicle crash at 6:10 a.m. today, January 5th, 2018, has claimed the life of a Muscle Shoals man.  James Matthew Wilcoxson, 32, was killed when the 2006 Ford 350 he […]


Muscle Shoals Police Looking For Suspect Wanted For Passing Counterfeit Money

January 4, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-The Muscle Shoals Poice Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a man who is passing counterfeit money:   “The Muscle Shoals Police Department needs your help in identifying this man wanted for questioning for passing these counterfeit $100 bills. This occurred at Walmart on Friday, December 29th after 6pm. He may […]


Update on Saturday Auto Accident On Wood Avenue In Florence

January 4, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the two-vehicle accident that occured on Saturday, December 30: “On 12/30/2017 Officers with the Florence Police Department along with Florence Fire and Shoals Ambulance service responded to a traffic accident involving injuries on North Wood Ave next to Big Star. When officers arrived they found a vehicle […]


Athens Police Seek Suspect Wanted In Saturday Morning Shooting

January 2, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement concerning a shooting on Saturday, December 30: “Saturday morning shortly before 6:00 the police department received a call of a vehicle hitting a utility pole on Jefferson Street near Market Street. When officers arrived they made contact with the driver of the car. The man told officers […]


Event Photos….Just A Sample Of 2017 In North Alabama

January 1, 2018

THE SHOALS-(Event –noun…A thing that happens or takes place, especially one of importance.  A planned public or social occasion.) The Shoals had a fair share of events in 2017.  The Quad Cities Daily was on hand to capture in photos as many of the fun and funky events in The Shoals as possible. A year in […]


Two-Car Accident In Florence With Injuries

December 30, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department report a traffic accident on Saturday, December 30 involving two vehicles.  The accident resulted in two persons being injured and transported to hospital: “This afternoon, Saturday,December 30 Florence Police & Fire, Shoals Ambulance, and Air Evac responded to a traffic accident with injuries on North Wood Ave and Cox Creek Parkway. Two […]


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