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First Friday in Downtown Florence – EVENT PHOTOS

September 4, 2017

FLORENCE – Weather played a factor this on past weekend’s First Friday event . The UNA season opened football game, rained out Thursday night,  was played on Friday at the same time as the monthly street party in Downtown. So, the crowd was a bit thin. On the good side, the weather was excellent! QCD […]


Powell charged with diverting possibly millions in insurance fraud scheme

August 31, 2017

ATHENS – Ronald Powell, arrested Wednesday on charges of insurance fraud and exploitation of an elderly person, stated through his attorney today that he “absolutely denies” any claim that he gained control of millions of dollars from the sale of false insurance policies. Wednesday, the Limestone County Grand Jury returned a true bill of indictment […]


Shoals transport company sends contingent into Texas hurricane zone

August 31, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – As soon as the weather allowed, a nationwide relief effort kicked into high gear. State and local governments, private companies, their employees and regular citizens put their lives on hold to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Nobody knows for sure just how long the mission might be, but many people from […]


Want to help? Donation / Volunteer resources at Red Cross & Salvation Army

August 30, 2017

NORTH ALABAMA – After seeing the stories coming out of Hurricane Harvey’s path of destruction, most people in our part of the world want to help in any way they can. It is important to remember that cash donations are by far the best way to help out in this crisis. With cash, the emergency agencies […]


Dark Side of the Moon – QCD’s Great American Eclipse EVENT PHOTOS

August 23, 2017

LEBANON, TN – Like the Hajj to Mecca, it was a journey that simply had to be undertaken, at least once in a lifetime. And last Monday, millions of supplicants from the world over fulfilled their pilgrimage to the North American Eclipse Zone to become recipients of a cosmic blessing. There hadn’t been anything like this, […]


Watermelon Festival – Russellville’s big party – EVENT PHOTOS

August 22, 2017

RUSSELLVILLE – Last weekend’s big Watermelon Fest in historic downtown Russellville  was bigger and better than ever! Lots of folks from in and around Franklin County took advantage of the great weather and turned out to see exhibits, taste some food,  listen to some music (featuring  Kristy’s favorite musician, Aaron Tippin), and meet up with old […]


Killen Founder’s Day 2017 – EVENT PHOTOS

August 14, 2017

KILLEN – Yep… There was some rain on the parade Friday evening. But that didn’t stop the big town-wide party that’s known as Founder’s Day. You just dry out and wait until Saturday morning to go to the park for all the festivities. And Saturday, the weather was fine! The city park was filled with […]


FirstBank Names Greg Taylor Commercial Relationship Manager

August 10, 2017

FLORENCE – Greg Taylor has been named Commercial Relationship Manager, SVP of FirstBank’s Florence loan production office. In his new role, Taylor will work with existing business customers and help develop new relationships in the Florence-area business community. “Greg is a great banker who knows the Quad Cities area well and has built relationships across the […]


Hot Muggy But Always Fun…August First Friday – EVENT PHOTOS!

August 7, 2017

FLORENCE – Well, the rain held off for a couple of hours, at least. First Friday’s crowd was pretty nice for a warm August evening. The rain held until about 7 PM and that gave QCD Photog Kristy Lovelace time to make the rounds! Here are her EVENT PHOTOS. Enjoy!


Shoals Chamber hosts Governor on business tour – EVENT PHOTOS

August 6, 2017

THE SHOALS – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey was in town Friday for a tour of businesses, educational facilities and regional construction projects. The survey was sponsored by The Shoals Chamber of Commerce, and was designed to give the State’s new Chief Executive a working overview of the economic progress in this part of Alabama. It […]


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