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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 […]

32nd Annual Alabama Renaissance Faire 2018 – EVENT PHOTOS

October 29, 2018

FLORENCE-Alabama Renaissance Faire is held in the 4th weekend of October each year in the Renaissance City of Florence, Alabama.  This year marks the 32nd annual Ren Faire and the weather could not have been more perfect.  A stunning fall day for the two-day event and the Quad Cities Daily was on hand to capture some […]

Service One delivering desperately needed supplies to hurricane zone

October 20, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS – Service One Transport is a large, professional company that operates big-rig trucks all over North America, shipping product from nationally known companies year-round. Hurricane Michael, which devastated so much of North Florida has rendered our state neighbors with a great need for supplies. And Service One is answering the call. Robert Walker […]

Sheffield City Council offers apologetics for the vote on Smoke-Free Sheffield

October 19, 2018

SHEFFIELD – The City’s new anti-smoking ordinance goes into effect this November 1st. It provides severe restrictions on persons who wish to smoke tobacco products on City-owned property where ever that property might be. It also prohibits smoking areas in city businesses, including all restaurants and lounges. There are criminal penalties for violators, including incarceration […]

UPDATE – Public hearing on controversial Sheffield no-smoking law to be held this THURSDAY

October 15, 2018

SHEFFIELD – Want to light up a cigarette in Sheffield? Careful, you could get cited. No smoking on the street or in any restaurant or bar. That’s the new law. No more “Smoking-Sections”. The law was passed a couple of weeks ago, with little public fanfare in a 4-to-2 vote by the City Council. As word […]

NWSCC Third Annual Job Fair A Win Win Event – EVENT PHOTOS

October 12, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Shoals campus hosted the 3rd annual Northwest Alabama Job Fair featuring 26 area employers with over 400 job  openings available. The Job Fair featured 26 area employers along with industry representatives, Alabama Department of Rehabilitation, NACOLG, Shoals Career Center, and the following NW-SCC programs: Ready to Work, Adult Education, Career […]

Walt Maddox Pop-Up Rally – EVENT PHOTOS

October 10, 2018

THE SHOALS-Walt Maddox has been holding Pop-Up Rallies all over the state. On October 9 McFarland Park in Florence was the scene for Walt Maddox for Governor’s latest pop-up rally. The rally turned into a good old-fashioned  Democratic stump rally with speakers from all over the Shoals area doing a little campaigning and a lot […]

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