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Steve Wiggins

Mothers hold prayer service for exploited children

August 2, 2020

FLORENCE – With so much going on in the news these days, it is no wonder that many important issues seemingly get swept “under the rug”. The Quad Cities Daily had an opportunity this past week to observe the ramifications of one such example. A group of mothers decided to gather at the Lauderdale County […]


Florence residents killed in airplane crash on Monday evening

July 29, 2020

BALDWIN COUNTY – Fifteen minutes after the Beechcraft Bonanza departed Jack Edwards National airport in Gulf Shores it crashed in a heavily wooded area near Stapleton, Alabama. According to media reports from South Alabama outlets and local Shoals sources, there were two fatalities. Our local source reports that the aircraft is owned by a Limited […]


Forest Hills Baptists hand out remedies for a hot summer day

July 27, 2020

FLORENCE – The good folks at Forest Hills Baptist Church are always looking for ways to make life a little bit more fulfilling for their community. And so Pastor Rich Hardeman and a small cohort of members came up with a cool idea… i.e. Renting-out an ice cream truck and giving away some cool treats […]


Kevin Robinson says, “I’m going to clean up this town”…

July 27, 2020

SHEFFIELD – This past Saturday morning, Sheffield Mayoral candidate, Kevin Lee Robinson and some of his supporters worked throughout Downtown in an effort to put a shine on the place. Sure it was hot. But Kevin and his wife, Sarah and Friends took to the street in the blistering heat, bags and graspers ion hand […]


Freeman casts her hat into the Mayoral ring in Sheffield

July 26, 2020

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield City counsel Member, Penny Freeman recently announced that she is running for the Mayor’s seat for the City. Here is her Position Statement: Penny Freeman is a former public school math and science instructor who went on to start a small private school to allow students of all ages to learn math and science […]


Alabama statewide mask order goes into effect – PHOTOS

July 16, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS – At 5 PM this afternoon (Thursday) a state wide face mask wearing order went into effect. From the looks of it, folks visiting the Walmart in Muscle Shoals appeared to be showing compliance with Alabama Governor Kay Ivey’s order. The Quad Cities Daily showed up a few minutes early to the public […]


Ruthie Bradley Schiavone

July 15, 2020

Ruthie Bradley Schiavone  of Pulaski passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, Tennessee. She was born in Nashville, Tennessee on September 16, 1956 and was 63 years old. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. Ruthie fought a courageous battle with breast cancer for 6 years. […]


Serve Day in The Shoals – Church of The Highlands and Sheffield Council Member roll up their sleeves – PHOTOS

July 13, 2020

SHEFFIELD -We got a call from Sheffield City Council Member, Penny Freeman that Birmingham-based Church of The Highlands was coming to town as part of their annual Serve Day. Literally thousands of members of this organization fan out through Alabama every July into State communities, in their words, “To show the love of Christ through […]


Florence updates Media outlets on COVID-19 response – PHOTOS

June 30, 2020

UPDATE: On Tuesday, June 30 there have been 905 confirmed deaths in Alabama from COVID-19 with 5 deaths in Colbert County, 11 deaths in Franklin County and 4 deaths in Lauderdale County. FLORENCE – On Monday, Florence Mayor, Steve Holt held a News Media update on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic, as it pertains […]


Lauderdale County Courthouse Confederate Soldier Monument Protests Continue – EVENT PHOTOS

June 16, 2020

FLORENCE – It appears that, at least for the time-being, that area residents are going to continue their work at convincing the County Commission to remove the statue of a Confederate Soldier from the County Courthouse. A schedule has been developed for Monday through Friday protests at the site. These protests are planned to be […]


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