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Steve Wiggins

CDC…New COVID-19 Variants

January 18, 2021

ATLANTA, GA-Information about recently discovered COVID-19 variants is rapidly emerging. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they might spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently authorized vaccines will protect people against them. At this time, there is no evidence that these variants cause more severe illness or increased […]


ADPH COVID-19 Scheduling Hotline Update

January 15, 2021

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is aware that the COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline is experiencing difficulties. Staff continues working to expand vaccine scheduling capabilities at the call center. At present there are no more appointments available at county health departments, but the call center will take your contact information and add it to a […]


R.I.P. Robert Walker – Businessman, Community Leader, Quiet Philanthropist, Much Loved

January 11, 2021

THE SHOALS – The Quad Cities Daily, as a rule, doesn’t editorialize. But here is an Editorial, perhaps more a tribute to a person who quietly, and seeking no accolades from the public, improved the lives of so many people; many of whom will not even recognize his name. Robert Walker of Zip City, Alabama […]


Spectacular Sights and Festive Lights Safe and Fun Holiday Activities In and Around Decatur

November 18, 2020

DECATUR-Everyone looks forward to the holiday season and all of its merriment. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, holiday celebrations are different this year in the River City. Decatur Morgan County Tourism is committed to offering families safe and responsible options to celebrate Christmas and the magic of the season. For those in search of holiday […]


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 […]


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