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New Booking Photos and Arrest Reports – Florence/Lauderdale

January 4, 2012

Click on Law & Order for the latest booking photos and arrest reports from Florence/Lauderdale.  All persons who appear here are PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY.  Or CLICK HERE to go directly to the most recent.

Wallace Named UNA Football Head Coach

January 2, 2012

FLORENCE – It was announced this afternoon by University of North Alabama officials that UNA legendary coach Bobby Wallace will be returning. Wallace was head coach there from ’88-’97, then at Temple for 7 seasons and last served as head coach at West Alabama from 2006-2010. Wallace won three consecutive D-II national championships from ’93-’95. […]

Michael Roy Farris – Obituary

January 2, 2012

Michael Roy Farris 51, of Muscle Shoals, passed away December 31, 2011 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Visitation will be Wednesday January 4, 2012 from 11-1 p.m. at Highland Park Church of Christ. Funeral services to begin at 1:00 P.M. in the church, with burial to follow at  Colbert Memorial Gardens. Brother Steven […]

Mrs. Amanda Louise Pitts – Obituary

January 2, 2012

Mrs. Amanda Louise Pitts, age 97 of Cloverdale, Alabama passed on January 1, 2012 at Mitchell-Hollingsworth after a brief illness.   She was a native of Lauderdale County, graduate of Central High School and received her teaching degree from Florence Teachers College now UNA. She was a member of her Sunday School Class at First […]

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2012

As 2012 comes into being, we at The Quad-Cities Daily are excited for the future! Lots of  hard news, features, opinion… The kind of journalism that The Shoals can use. Even though we’re taking the ‘Under Construction’ banner down, there are plenty of things yet to do on the news site. So bear with us […]


December 29, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, AL – As Americans pop the cork on New Year’s Eve celebrations this weekend, AAA Alabama cautions partygoers against getting behind the wheel after the champagne toast. According to a recent analysis conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, during the last decade, the years’ highest number of alcohol-related traffic fatalities occur on […]

Mrs. Doris Ringelstein Nix – Obituary

December 28, 2011

Mrs. Doris Ringelstein Nix , 65, a native of Florence passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at ECM Hospital. She was a member of the Church of Christ.     Visitation will be Friday, December 30, 2011 from 11 – 1 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home with the funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. in […]

Cloverdale Walmart Moves Closer to Reality

December 23, 2011

FLORENCE – The Florence Planning Board Thursday night gave tentative rezoning approval for a new Walmart Supercenter on Cloverdale Road. The decision to rezone came after representatives of Walmart and the Barnett Family Properties, L.L.C. presented their plans for the retail complex of the retail facility and several out-parcels near the General John Coffee cemetery […]

A Christmas Gift

December 23, 2011

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield Fire and Police units responded to a house fire at 705 Walnut Street Friday morning. The structure fire was contained within minutes of their arrival on the scene. Authorities credited the fast work of two neighbors with garden hoses for keeping the blaze under control until the Fire Fighters got there.   […]

Do Pajamas and Christmas Go Together?

December 22, 2011

FLORENCE – Do pajamas and Christmas go together? Well, if you were to visit the offices of Florence/Lauderdale Tourism, you just might think so. Assistant Tourism Office Director, Allison Stanfield, told the Quad-Cities Daily that the tradition started a few years ago, when she was taking some cookies and treats to her daughter’s elementary school […]

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