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Birthday party for a “Duchess”

March 18, 2019

ZIP CITY – The parking lot at P&K Western Wear in Zip City was particularly full for a Saturday afternoon. No, it wasn’t for a sale. The folks were there for a birth announcement and a party. A new member of Robert Walker’s family was born just a couple of weeks earlier. And Robert wanted […]


Grand Slam Cleanup On The Tennessee River…Shoals Style – EVENT PHOTOS

March 18, 2019

  THE SHOALS-On Saturday, March 16 volunteers descended on the shores of the Tennessee River to do a little trash pick-up and had a good time while making the Tennessee River Beautiful. Here is what Keep The Tennessee River Beautiful had to say about the day: “Another great day thanks to amazing volunteers and partners […]


Yielding still holds record time in SR-71 Blackbird after 29 years…

March 6, 2019

FLORENCE – On March 6, 1990, the very last US Military flight of the SR-71 Blackbird took place.  The flight originated from Palmdale, California, and flew to Washington-Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, DC.   The aircraft (s/n 61-17972) was piloted by Florence native (and current resident), Lt Col Ed Yielding, USAF, with Lt Col […]


Third strike against Carnley Anne

February 28, 2019

FLORENCE – Already awaiting trial on over 50 counts of allegedly being in possession of a forged instrument and 3 counts of 1st Degree Theft of Property, the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Carnley Anne England, formerly Carnley Anne Melton, on new charges. According to a Sheriff Department Case Summary, England, 38 years old, […]


VFW Auxiliary Post 8640 and Students from L.E. Wilson Provide Valentines for Veterans

February 14, 2019

SHEFFIELD-Mary Stevens of Long-Hodges-Lowe VFW Auxiliary 8640 says making and sending Valentines to Veterans has become a holiday tradition at L.E. Wilson Elementary School in Sheffield and it is a joy to see the children working on their labor of love. Each year the ladies of VFW Post 8640 and L.E. Wilson Elementary School give valentines […]


The Logan Room Celebrates Grand Opening Friday, February 8

February 10, 2019

-On Friday, February 8 The Logan Room located at 307 N Montgomery Avenue in Sheffield held their Grand Opening with refreshments a tour of the room and a Chamber Ribbon Cutting. Friends and family were on hand to help with the celebration and enjoy great food provided by The Red Clay Table. About The Logan Room: […]


City Council re-votes Sheffield’s draconian anti-smoking ordinance – No Change

February 5, 2019

“Until the City Council votes to improve this ordinance, I will bring up this issue every month until I leave the Mayor’s Office”, Ian Sanford promised at Monday night’s meeting. His statement brought applause from the audience, which last night consisted of mostly residents who were against the ordinance, which effectively outlaws the use of […]


ICHIBAN Grand Opening today in Florence

January 7, 2019

FLORENCE – When Ichiban opened its doors 8 years ago in Sheffield, we heard a lot of people say, “What’s a Sushi restaurant doing around here? We’re chicken and Bar-B-Que people.” Well, Jackie and Kevin and the family started working and built probably one of the best Sushi and Hibachi places in North Alabama. And […]


North Alabama Medical Center transfers patients from ECM

December 6, 2018

FLORENCE – Well, it was a big day for the North Alabama Medical Center. Today is the first day of actual operations… After nearly an 8 year struggle to have the facility approved by the State of Alabama, and then to get it built and equipped with state-of-the art equipment. This was the day that […]


Sheffield Celebrates Christmas With Holiday Lights Floats And Happy Children – EVENT PHOTOS

December 6, 2018

SHEFFIELD-The weather was perfect and the crowd was in the Christmas Spirit all was well with the world and Sheffield celebrated the coming Christmas Holidays with a Christmas Parade that included snow, candy, marching bands and a great abundance of Christmas Cheer. QCDNews was on hand to capture the fun in photos and we present […]


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