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A great reason to watch the Academy Awards… Spooner Oldham is appearing on stage

January 23, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS – Dewey Lindon Oldham II… The Shoals (and pretty much the rest of the world) knows him as “Spooner” in his humble way made nothing much of it when his wife, Karen let it slip that he is scheduled to play on stage at the 2020 Academy Awards 92nd Ceremony this February 9th […]


Barns still going after these railroad crossings – Johnson weighs in

January 21, 2020

SHEFFIELD – There’s an old saying, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step”. As it applies to the four railroad crossings that effectively cut off Sheffield from the rest of Colbert County at various times of the day and night, seven days a week there have been hundreds of “first steps”. […]


Adderholt visits Northwest Alabama Regional Airport

January 21, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS – Monday, Congressman Robert Adderholt paid a short visit to North Alabama Regional Airport. Adderholt was in The Shoals for some meetings, and took the opportunity to observe our area’s air-link to the world. He told Airport Director Barry Griffith that he wanted to stop by and see the airport and see the […]


CDC Pulls Back From Broad Recommendation to Refrain From E-Cigarettes

January 21, 2020

WASHINGTON – The United States Centers For Disease Control is easing up on its recommendations for broad curtailment of e-cigarettes. Based on several months of intense research, the CDC reports that the injuries reported from vaping were related, in the overwhelming majority of cases, to black-market, marijuana (THC) products. CDC, FDA, and state health authorities […]


Farris Wholesale Outlet Receives Small Business Recognition Award – PHOTOS

January 20, 2020

TUSCUMBIA – The Quad Cities Daily is pleased to recognize Farris Wholesale Outlet, Inc. of Tuscumbia as one of our celebrated local small businesses. Last week, at a ceremony at Farris’ facility on Highway 43 and 72A, Colbert County Probate Judge Daniel Rosser presented Farris Wholesale Outlet with a Certificate of Recognition by Alabama Governor, […]


Alleged Greenberg accomplice arrested as marijuana grow house investigation continues

January 11, 2020

WAYNESBORO – The Wayne County Tennessee Sheriff, Shane Fisher tells the Quad Cities Daily that the arrest of a Russellville, Alabama nursing home owner-director is not the last anticipated action in the large illicit drug manufacturing operation which was busted two weeks ago just north of the Alabama-Tennessee State Line. “The investigation is far from […]


Fire Chief McAnally’s indictment documents

January 11, 2020

TUSCUMBIA – Friday, the Colbert County Grand Jury handed down two true bills of indictment of Littleville’s Volunteer Fire Department’s Chief, Rodney Harold McAnally for his alleged illegal use of fire department monies and other associated acts. McAnally turned himself in to the Colbert County Sheriff’s Department, was booked, and subsequently released on bond. Please […]


UPDATE – Fire Chief McAnally released on bond after felony indictments

January 10, 2020

TUSCUMBIA – Rodney Harold McAnally,, Sr. surrendered to the Colbert County Sheriff’s Department this morning after he was indicted on 2 felony charges that arose from his work at the Littleville Volunteer fire Department. The Colbert County Grand Jury returned true indictments on McAnally this morning on felony charges of Theft of Property 2nd Degree […]


Tuscumbia Fire Chief Arrested on Grand Jury Indictment

January 10, 2020

TUSCUMBIA – This just in… Fire Chief Rodney McAnally has been arrested in connection with an investigation into alleged illegal activities when he was serving as Littleville Volunteer Fire Department’s Fire Chief, a source has informed the Quad Cities Daily. The Grand Jury has been meeting this week, and was expected to report out their […]


Benefit for Wayne Chaney – EVENT PHOTOS

January 6, 2020

FLORENCE – When you think of all of the music legends in Muscle Shoals, you have to count in that number, Wayne Chaney. His music career began back in the 1960’s and has continued practically uninterrupted for over 50 years. Wayne¬† is a musical virtuoso who plays just about every instrument you can think of. […]


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