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Service One big-rigs are providing disaster relief in the Carolinas

September 19, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS – Service One Transport, headquartered in The Shoals, is sending a fleet of tractor-trailers to the disaster zone in the Carolinas with much needed emergency relief supplies. The trek into the Hurricane Florence impact region has not been an easy one, due to the high number of closed roads and nature-related dangers. In […]

Colbert County sends emergency “SEEK SHELTER NOW” message in error…

September 19, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY – According to Colbert County EMS in Tuscumbia, the emergency notification system malfunctioned this morning at approximately 7:50am. The sirens and the message, according to the 911 operator in the Colbert County EMS Center, it was operator error that caused the sirens and public address system to warn residents to “Seek Shelter”. The […]

Shoals Geek Expo Formerly The Geek Gathering – EVENT PHOTOS

September 17, 2018

FLORENCE-Shoals Geek Expo created in honor of the “Geek Gathering”was held this weekend, September 15 and 16 at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum. Shoals Geek Expo is the a multi genre convention focusing on comics, gaming, esports, technology, and film for the area. Shoals Geek Expo iwas a two-day event full of panels, gaming and special guests and QCDNews […]

Zip City Saturday Night September – EVENT PHOTOS

September 11, 2018

ZIP CITY-The second Saturday in September and the good folks in Zip City came out to throw a few footballs, eat some pretty awesome BBQ and listen to some tunes being played by the Butler Creek Boys.  Folks gather in the field next to P&K Western Store for some good old-fashioned fun once a month […]

Pond Spring, The General Joe Wheeler Home Hosted A Birthday Celebration For General Joe Wheeler-EVENT PHOTOS

September 10, 2018

HILLSBORO-Pond Spring, The General Joe Wheeler Home and Alabama Historical Commission celebrated General Joe Wheeler’s birthday at his home in North Alabama  on Saturday, September, 8. There was cake and re-enactors firing a working Civil War cannon and cavalry officers performing drills as well as a tour of General Wheeler’s Pond Spring home and grounds. QCDNews walked the grounds […]

Oka Kapassa-Return To Coldwater Festival – EVENT PHOTOS

September 10, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Oka Kapassa – Return to Coldwater Festival is held each September to honor all Native American tribes and to educate schoolchildren and the general public about Native American lifeways and culture. This year’s festival was a great success.  The Quad Cities Daily captured the festivities in photos and are pleased to present them to you […]

Public’s Help Needed To Help Correct FCC Cell Phone Map Coverage

September 8, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-On Wednesday, September 5 a group of concerned citizens gathered in Tuscumbia to discuss the maps for cell phone coverage in the state. Included in this meeting were Rep Johnny Mack Morrow, the Northern District Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley and a representative from the Alabama Public Service Commission Jeff Johnson. Present at the […]

81st Anniversary of One-of-A-Kind Coon Dog Cemetery Labor Day Celebration! – EVENT PHOTOS

September 4, 2018

CHEROKEE–“Each Labor Day holiday, locals and visitors from near and far gather at the Key Underwood Memorial Coon Dog Cemetery in northwestern Alabama for a one-of-a-kind celebration filled with music, food and fellowship. The annual Coon Dog Cemetery Labor Day Celebration pays tribute to the dogs and to those who loved them, especially the cemetery’s […]

99th Annual Spring Park Labor Day Celebration – EVENT PHOTOS

September 4, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-The Labor Day celebration continued after the parade.  The celebration moved on to Spring Park in Tuscumbia for the 99th annual Labor Day celebration there was a car show, live music and the folks running for state and local offices had the opportunity to get the word out. The Quad Cities Daily captured the historic […]

Tuscumbia Annual Labor Day Parade – EVENT PHOTOS

September 4, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-On Monday, September the 3 the Tuscumbia Labor Day Parade was held as part of the 99th annual Labor Day celebration in Tuscumbia. The day was a stellar day for a parade… the crowds were having fun on the last holiday of summer and the parade was spectacular as usual. QCDNews was on hand to capture […]

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