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African Heritage Fest – EVENT PHOTOS

June 4, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – Wallace Ricks likened the Friday and Saturday event to a”Big family reunion”. And he so right! Every year the Quad-Cities Daily gets down to the African Heritage Festival to record some of the event in our EVENT PHOTOS. And it’s always fun to see lots of friends from all over The Shoals. And […]


Frontier Day Celebration at Pope’s Tavern – EVENT PHOTOS

June 4, 2017

FLORENCE – It was a great  Saturday over at Pope’s Tavern in Florence. For the last two hundred years this old place has served as a livery, a hotel, tavern and stagecoach terminal. Since the early 1960’s Pope’s Tavern, ownwe by the City of Florence, has played the rold of historical museum. It provides a […]


A Personal Veteran’s Day Memorial

May 30, 2017

LAUDERDALE COUNTY – Sometimes it’s the small efforts. Those personal and quiet acts that create the most memorable experiences. Yesterday was Memorial Day, with all the patriotic parades and the dedication of monuments. Cookouts and boat rides. It was perfect holiday, made possible by the blood, sweat and tears of so many Americans and their […]


Sheffield Alabama Street Party – SATURDAY NIGHT EVENT PHOTOS

May 29, 2017

SHEFFIELD – The 2017 Edition of Northwest-Shoals Community College’s Street Party was extended to two big nights. And the fans loved it! These EVENT PHOTOS were shot on Saturday Night’s Street Party. Event organizer and show producer David Johnson brought to the Stage, Rising Artist Tosha Brook Hill and her band. And then, Multi Grammy… Multi […]


Sheffield Alabama Street Party – EVENT PHOTOS

May 28, 2017

SHEFFIELD – The 2017 Edition of Northwest-Shoals Community College’s Street Party was extended to two big nights. And the fans loved it! These EVENT PHOTOS were shot on Friday Night’s Street Party. Event organizer and show producer David Johnson brought to the Stage, Shoals Favorites Eddie Floyd, Travis Wammack, Jimmy Hall and Wet Willie. And […]


UPDATE: Tommy Arthur … Stay Issued 30 Minutes Before Execution

May 25, 2017

UPDATE:  With 30 minutes to go before his scheduled execution the U.S. Supreme Court has issued a temporary stay of execution for Tommy Arthur.   The death warrant for Arthur is  only valid for May 25. So if the temporary stay last past midnight, the state would have to seek a new execution date once the […]


Arts Alive in Wilson Park – A bit rainy, but some really nice pix! –

May 22, 2017

FLORENCE – The Quad-Cities Daily was at Wilson park this past Saturday to record some of the annual Arts Alive Festival…and it’s a good thing we were there in the morning! Unfortunately, a deluge followed our departure from the venue. One the other side of the coin, fortunately, we were able to record some of the […]


Profiles of Aviators at Northwest Alabama Regional Airport – Sophie Repolt Rogers

May 18, 2017

“He was not bone and feather but a perfect idea of freedom and flight, limited by nothing at all” ― Richard Bach, Jonathan Livingston Seagull MUSCLE SHOALS – “I get to see the world from above,” explained Sophie Repolt Rogers, “and the challenge is so very compelling.” Rogers holds her Commercial Pilots License and flies […]


The Rodeo was great… The Horses got the day off… It’s a Zip City thing – EVENT PHOTOS

May 15, 2017

ZIP CITY – Yep. Once a year the horses get to kick back, eat some oats… maybe some sweet grass, and let the Fire Department throw a rodeo without their help. Saturday, the folks there held their 4th Annual Horseless Rodeo. And it was some of the best fun you’ve ever seen! Music and food […]


West Florida wins NCAA Men’s South/Southeast Region Tournament – PHOTOS & Stats

May 12, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY – The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals was host to the 20 top golf teams this week in the Golf Regionals for the South and Southeast Region. The 3-day tournament was played on the “Fighting Joe” course. The winning team for the South Region was West Florida (Gulf South Conference) of […]


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