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Steve Wiggins

A really nifty lesson in Local History – Area folks learn about archaelogy…

March 20, 2017

CYPRESS COVE FARM – State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow opened his farm this month to hundreds of students and adults to explore the history of North Alabama in a quite unusual way. The farm, situated just a couple of miles east of Red Bay, was discovered several years ago to be the site of an […]

“Every Poster Tells A Story” – Special to the Quad-Cities Daily

March 13, 2017

Remember those old-timey publicity posters  from those traveling shows which would slide into town? Here in The Shoals, some us more senior folks remember the shows the Sam Phillips brought to Sheffield’s Recreation Center (where our QCD offices are now located). We can remember the playbills of Elvis, and Jerry Lee. And those traveling shows […]

First Friday in Downtown Florence May 2017 – EVENT PHOTOS

March 6, 2017

FLORENCE – The 2017 First Friday Season kicked off with a bang this past weekend. Beautiful weather abounded along Court Street and surrounding vias… Lots of people and lots of music. The Quad Cities Daily was on hand to cover the festivities in our famous EVENT PHOTOS. We present them here! Photos by Sheri Wiggins, […]

Hard work pays off… University Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM-Fiat Wins Award

March 1, 2017

FLORENCE – Jeff Feltner has a philosophy of “Continuous Improvement”. He is the General Manager of University Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM-Fiat on Florence Boulevard and believes that customers come first. Recently Jeff and his team were rewarded for their hard work by Fiat Chrysler with the prestigious Customer First Award for Excellence. Of  Fiat Chrysler’s extensive dealer […]

Florence Indian Mound Museum is Open! Time to schedule a tour…

February 14, 2017

FLORENCE – Libby Jordan, Director of Florence Arts and Museums, gave the Quad-Cities Daily a tour of the newly built Indian Mound Museum. The facility is just alongside the biggest earthen mound build by Native Americans of the Woodland Period. It is situated down near the river bank on the south end of the City. […]

Another great event to benefit Shoals Scholar Dollars – Thanks, University Chevy Buick GMC – EVENT PHOTOS

January 23, 2017

SHEFFIELD – There was a lot of traffic across the Red Carpet Saturday evening to benefit one of the foremost education scholarship organizations, Shoals Scholar Dollars. The good folks at University Chevrolet Buick GMC organized the fund-raiser. They really know how to throw a party! There was great food and excellent entertainment by a huge list of talent… James […]

The Pie Factory opens in Muscle Shoals – EVENT PHOTOS

January 19, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – Nick, Mike and Randy were in top form last night… Last night, the owners of  hugely popular Pie Factory in Florence were over at their shiny new place next to Publix on Woodward Avenue. The night was characterized as a “friends and family night”; sort of a run-through for their big opening today (Thursday). […]

Mr. Hammond is headed to Houston… Read on!

January 10, 2017

FLORENCE – Last Saturday was the culmination of a weeks-long contest to win a trip-for-two out to the Super Bowl in Houston this February. The “Big Game Challenge” took place at University Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat on Florence Boulevard. And the Dealership was packed with fans! Here’s how it worked… University and Q107, WQLT […]

Alabama’s NUMBER ONE tourism attraction – Iconic 3614 Jackson Highway opens Monday

January 9, 2017

SHEFFIELD – So everybody, it seems, thinks that Muscle Shoals City is where all the music happened… But that’s not the entire story. Taking nothing from empresario and Grammy winning, Rick Hall and his legendary FAME Studio, there was another legendary iconic recording venue. It was called Muscle Shoals Sound Studio. and it was located […]

Sheffield Housing Authority helps create a meaningful life event… Ms. Beckwith knows that perseverance pays off

January 6, 2017

SHEFFIELD – It was a big evening for Sheffield resident Toleta Beckwith. Life isn’t a bed of roses, but Ms. Beckwith knows that if you work hard and keep climbing that hill… Well, one day your efforts will pay off. She picked up a check Thursday night for just over $12,500. Not bad. If was her […]

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