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Sunday alcohol sales kick off this Sunday in two cities – More to come

June 20, 2017

THE SHOALS – It has been a long time coming. But people in The Shoals will soon be purchasing their beer and liquor on Sundays, just like in the big cities. Many say it’s been worth the wait, lots of folks also think that Sunday sales is a bad idea. The Alabama Legislature passed the […]


You should visit the Airport… There’s always something going on! – EVENT PHOTOS

June 13, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – Boutique Air is providing reliable and comfortable daily flights to Atlanta and Nashville, a lot more Shoals residents have visited the airport than in recent years. There’s new life around the runways. Evidence of new life presented this past Saturday in the form of a general Aviation fly-in, the first one in […]


Today’s anniversary of D-Day…

June 6, 2017

NORTH ALABAMA – We see them at the patriotic parades and the memorial ceremonies. Yet each year, fewer and fewer appear. These are the men who, at the break of dawn, pressed on into the surf at Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword Beach 73 years ago. This is the anniversary of D-Day, the event that […]


Street Rod Run at spring Park – EVENT PHOTOS

June 5, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – Turnout at this year’s 46th Annual Muscle Shoals Street Car Run seemed to be much larger than in recent years. The big car show down at Spring Park extended all the way down to the lake. Indeed, the geese even took some time off their regular duties to stroll through the displays. There […]


First Friday in Downtown – EVENT PHOTOS

June 5, 2017

FLORENCE – Friday evening proved to be a great time to visit Downtown for the June edition of First Friday. There were lots of arts & crafts vendors, food, music… You name it! Quad-Cities Daily photographer, Kristy Lovelace was on hand with her camera and captured the scene in our famous EVENT PHOTOS. We present […]


African Heritage Fest – EVENT PHOTOS

June 4, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – Wallace Ricks likened the Friday and Saturday event to a”Big family reunion”. And he so right! Every year the Quad-Cities Daily gets down to the African Heritage Festival to record some of the event in our EVENT PHOTOS. And it’s always fun to see lots of friends from all over The Shoals. And […]


Frontier Day Celebration at Pope’s Tavern – EVENT PHOTOS

June 4, 2017

FLORENCE – It was a great  Saturday over at Pope’s Tavern in Florence. For the last two hundred years this old place has served as a livery, a hotel, tavern and stagecoach terminal. Since the early 1960’s Pope’s Tavern, ownwe by the City of Florence, has played the rold of historical museum. It provides a […]


A Personal Veteran’s Day Memorial

May 30, 2017

LAUDERDALE COUNTY – Sometimes it’s the small efforts. Those personal and quiet acts that create the most memorable experiences. Yesterday was Memorial Day, with all the patriotic parades and the dedication of monuments. Cookouts and boat rides. It was perfect holiday, made possible by the blood, sweat and tears of so many Americans and their […]


Sheffield Alabama Street Party – SATURDAY NIGHT EVENT PHOTOS

May 29, 2017

SHEFFIELD – The 2017 Edition of Northwest-Shoals Community College’s Street Party was extended to two big nights. And the fans loved it! These EVENT PHOTOS were shot on Saturday Night’s Street Party. Event organizer and show producer David Johnson brought to the Stage, Rising Artist Tosha Brook Hill and her band. And then, Multi Grammy… Multi […]


Sheffield Alabama Street Party – EVENT PHOTOS

May 28, 2017

SHEFFIELD – The 2017 Edition of Northwest-Shoals Community College’s Street Party was extended to two big nights. And the fans loved it! These EVENT PHOTOS were shot on Friday Night’s Street Party. Event organizer and show producer David Johnson brought to the Stage, Shoals Favorites Eddie Floyd, Travis Wammack, Jimmy Hall and Wet Willie. And […]


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