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North Alabama Christian Children’s Home gets some help from Service One – PHOTOS

October 14, 2020

FLORENCE – The Christian Children’s Home was back at the Coliseum Monday morning off-loading hundreds of Tyson Chicken to distribute to their 52 partner non-profit groups. The amount of food, trucked up from Dothan by Robert Walker of Service One, totaled 52-thousand pounds. It’s getting to be a regular thing, as this is the third […]

Thomas Spence A New Voice For District 5 Florence

October 1, 2020

Having been a resident of District 5 for 22 years, I believe a new voice on its behalf is significant as our city continues to evolve towards the future. I hope to represent our district visibly, openly, and with integrity. A fresh perspective is an added value in assisting our district’s needs for improvement. Although […]

Senator Doug Jones Holds Campaign Rally – EVENT PHOTOS

September 27, 2020

TUSCUMBIA – The Young Democrats held a rather unusual political rally this past Friday. In normal times, such events would be held inside to hear local candidates for office speak to their constituents about the upcoming elections. But with COVID-19, everything has changed. So they conducted their event at the Alabama Music Hall, outside. It […]

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 […]

Freeman supports Steve Stanley for Sheffield Mayor

September 18, 2020

SHEFFIELD – Outgoing Sheffield City Council Member, Penny Freeman and former candidate for Mayor has thrown her support behind fellow council member, Steve Stanley in the October 6th runoff election for the city’s top job. Freeman ran a close race with Stanley, losing to him by a single vote. As such, her voice carries the […]

Robinson announces support for Steve Stanley for Sheffield Mayor

September 17, 2020

SHEFFIELD – Kevin Robinson, who ran for the Office of Mayor but didn’t make the cut for the runoff election, is putting his support behind candidate Steve Stanley, who is facing David Johnson on October 6th. Here is what Robinson had to say about the race for mayor: “Oct 6th is two and a half […]

National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week – EVENT PHOTOS

September 17, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS – The saying goes, “If it is brought in America, it was delivered in a truck.” So much of our economy relies on the timely, professional and courteous drivers. Kelly Robinson and Robert Walker of Service One Transport truly recognize the importance of their drivers who move cargo all over the United States. […]

A single vote made the difference – Sheffield Council Member Stanley faces Johnson

September 2, 2020

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield City Council Member Steve Stanley, by a single vote margin, will face David Johnson in the Mayoral General Election on October 6th. Oddly enough, Stanley won his runoff last Tuesday against fellow-Council Member, Penny Freeman, by the same difference in votes tallied last week.                 […]

After 5 years of work – Indictment issued in Connie Ridgeway Murder

September 2, 2020

FLORENCE – Lauderdale County District Attorney, Chris Connolly announced this afternoon that an arrest has been made in a 5-year old murder investigation. The victim, Connie Ridgeway of Rogersville, was taken from her family almost 5 years ago on October 23, 2015. A large, Rogersville-area community effort to support the investigation ensued with rallies and […]

Sheffield Housing Authority Announces Final Phase of Renovations

August 13, 2020

SHEFFIELD – The Sheffield Housing Authority, which operates the City’s public housing facilities, delivered an announcement Tuesday, that the final phases in a complete overhaul of the properties was soon to begin breaking ground. Shirley Whitten announced, “Today, we are here to talk about the final step in our renovation program to improve Sheffield’s Public […]

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