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Chlorine gas accident in middle of night – Dozens of Sheffield residents evacuated – PHOTOS

September 8, 2019

SHEFFIELD – Emergency responders from Sheffield Police, Fire and Rescue were on scene at approximately 1:30 this morning near Village One. There had been an accidental release of deadly chlorine gas at the nearby Sheffield Wastewater Treatment Plant. Police and Fire personnel from all shifts responded to the area near Blackwell and Village Roads and […]


First Friday in Downtown Florence- EVENT PHOTOS

September 7, 2019

FLORENCE – Friday night, there was a really nice crowd in Downtown Florence. It was the monthly. First Friday gathering of vendors, music and artists. The weather was perfect, and it appeared that everybody was having a great time. The Quad Cities Daily was on hand to take our famous EVENT PHOTOS. We present them […]


Archive video interview with Jimmy Johnson and David Hood on acquisition of 3614 Jackson Highway – VIDEO / PHOTOS

September 6, 2019

SHEFFIELD – Back in 2013, when the legendary 3614 Jackson Highway recording studio was re-acquired from private ownership to a 501(c)3 corporation, we video interviewed Jimmy Johnson and David Hood on the meaning of this occasion. Please Click on this LINK to read the story and hear Jimmy and David talk about it.


Worldwide music legend and Muscle Shoals’ friend to everyone he met, Jimmy Johnson passes this afternoon – R.I.P.

September 5, 2019

SHEFFIELD – Jimmy Johnson, 76, of Sheffield died this afternoon at Northwest Alabama Medical Center. At 2:00PM, Jimmy’s son posted on Facebook. “He is gone. Playing music with the angels now.” Johnson had been in declining health for the last several years. He entered the hospital several days ago, suffering multiple health issues. Surrounded by […]


Arrest made in Labor Day homicide in Tuscumbia

September 4, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – Police Chief Tony Logan announced in a news release this afternoon that an arrest was made in the shooting death of a Tuscumbia man, John Thomas Call. “Richard Kevin Hester age 54 of Sheffield was taken into custody about 330 today by members of the Colbert County sheriffs office, the Tuscumbia police department, […]


Tuscumbia shooting victim identified

September 4, 2019

  TUSCUMBIA – Tuscumbia Police Chief, Tony Logan identified the victim of a fatal Labor Day shooting. He was identified as John Thomas Call, whose last official address was in Tennessee. It appears that he and several family members were living in or near the Tuscumbia residence, where the shooting took place, at the time […]


Wooten indicted in fatal boating accident – D.A. Connolly “Wooten’s blood alcohol was 0.121”

September 3, 2019

FLORENCE – The Lauderdale County Grand Jury has indicted Ross “Trey” Wooten, of Georgia, on 2 counts of manslaughter in connection with the June 8th boating accident on Shoal Creek. According to the indictment, the accident involved Wooten’s run-about and a cabin cruiser, operated by Mark McBryer, of Florence. The charges are the result of […]


Alabama’s Oldest Labor Day Celebration Shoals Labor Day Parade In Tuscumbia – EVENT PHOTOS

September 3, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – A Labor Day tradition in the Shoals would be to celebrate with family and friends at the annual Tuscumbia Labor Day Parade.  This year was no exception with one of the longest parades this year full of happy faces and good humor.  This parade ends at Spring Park in Tuscumbia which is home […]


Labor Day Evening Murder in Tuscumbia – PHOTOS

September 3, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – Police are investigating the gunshot death of a man at a residence near Helen Keller Hospital tonight. The incident happened around 9:45 PM at a house  at the corner of John Street and North Hobson Street. According to Tuscumbia Chief of Police, Tony Logan  the man was shot to death while sitting in […]


Logan – Officer involved in Keller Court Apartments incident case closed

August 30, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – The investigation into a Tuscumbia Police Officer-involved incident that occurred on August 17 has been closed, according to Chief Tony Logan. Here is his written statement: Tuscumbia Police Officer Investigation Results 08302019


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