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Florence Indian Mound Museum is Open! Time to schedule a tour…

February 14, 2017

FLORENCE – Libby Jordan, Director of Florence Arts and Museums, gave the Quad-Cities Daily a tour of the newly built Indian Mound Museum. The facility is just alongside the biggest earthen mound build by Native Americans of the Woodland Period. It is situated down near the river bank on the south end of the City. […]

Another great event to benefit Shoals Scholar Dollars – Thanks, University Chevy Buick GMC – EVENT PHOTOS

January 23, 2017

SHEFFIELD – There was a lot of traffic across the Red Carpet Saturday evening to benefit one of the foremost education scholarship organizations, Shoals Scholar Dollars. The good folks at University Chevrolet Buick GMC organized the fund-raiser. They really know how to throw a party! There was great food and excellent entertainment by a huge list of talent… James […]

The Pie Factory opens in Muscle Shoals – EVENT PHOTOS

January 19, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – Nick, Mike and Randy were in top form last night… Last night, the owners of  hugely popular Pie Factory in Florence were over at their shiny new place next to Publix on Woodward Avenue. The night was characterized as a “friends and family night”; sort of a run-through for their big opening today (Thursday). […]

Mr. Hammond is headed to Houston… Read on!

January 10, 2017

FLORENCE – Last Saturday was the culmination of a weeks-long contest to win a trip-for-two out to the Super Bowl in Houston this February. The “Big Game Challenge” took place at University Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat on Florence Boulevard. And the Dealership was packed with fans! Here’s how it worked… University and Q107, WQLT […]

Alabama’s NUMBER ONE tourism attraction – Iconic 3614 Jackson Highway opens Monday

January 9, 2017

SHEFFIELD – So everybody, it seems, thinks that Muscle Shoals City is where all the music happened… But that’s not the entire story. Taking nothing from empresario and Grammy winning, Rick Hall and his legendary FAME Studio, there was another legendary iconic recording venue. It was called Muscle Shoals Sound Studio. and it was located […]

Sheffield Housing Authority helps create a meaningful life event… Ms. Beckwith knows that perseverance pays off

January 6, 2017

SHEFFIELD – It was a big evening for Sheffield resident Toleta Beckwith. Life isn’t a bed of roses, but Ms. Beckwith knows that if you work hard and keep climbing that hill… Well, one day your efforts will pay off. She picked up a check Thursday night for just over $12,500. Not bad. If was her […]

University Chevy – Buick – GMC displays 2016 SEC Trophy

January 5, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – Last Friday, visitors to the Showroom at University Chevy Buick GMC go to see something really neat. On display was the actual SEC Championship Trophy, won by the University of Alabama. The trophy is on tour to select locations around the State. University was the only location in the Shoals to present it. […]

Florence Christmas Parade some good COLD fun! – EVENT PHOTOS

December 12, 2016

FLORENCE – Well, it surely felt like the Christmas Season! By the time the parade started down Court Street, the thermometer had settled in to about 33 degrees. But did that stop Holiday revelers from turning out to watch the big event? Nu-Uhh! In fact, with all the activity from the floats and Santa – and […]

Boutique Air changing flight schedule from Shoals – Additional flight to Atlanta starts January

December 10, 2016

NORTH ALABAMA REGIONAL AIRPORT – Airport Director, Barry Griffith notified the Quad-Cities Daily of a new flight schedule for regional carrier, Boutique Air. The airline has been growing in popularity in Northwest Alabama with daily flights to and from Nashville and Atlanta. The new schedule, which starts January 3rd, adds an additional daily flight to Atlanta. Griffith […]

LIONS travel to Shepherd for NCAA Semifinal – EVENT PHOTOS

December 9, 2016

NORTHWEST ALABAMA REGIONAL AIRPORT – The University of North Alabama left for Shepherdstown, W.V. Thursday afternoon for Saturday’s game where they will meet Shepherd University in the semifinals of the 2016 NCAA Division II Football Playoffs. Kickoff time is set for 11:00 a.m. Central (noon Eastern) and the game will be aired on ESPN3. UNA, […]

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