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TVA, NextEra Energy Resources celebrate Alabama’s largest solar project – EVENT PHOTOS

November 20, 2016

LAUDERDALE COUNTY – A new power plant produces 75 megawatts of electrical power and burns no fossil fuel, and is located near Oakland in Lauderdale County. Last Friday, out on a section of farmland that once grew cotton, local leaders joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources and the Tennessee Valley Authority to celebrate the commissioning […]

Arc of the Shoals Annual Awards Ceremony – EVENT PHOTOS

November 14, 2016

THE SHOALS – In this, the Holiday Season, there are always the obligatory luncheons, company parties… small get-togethers. And for the most part, they are an enjoyable break in the monotony of a work-a-day world. Some are uplifting gatherings that celebrate the accomplishments of hard-working, dedicated people. This past Friday was one of those events. […]

A Culture of Giving Back… An important foundation stone for any business

November 8, 2016

Each day in our varied communities throughout the Quad-Cities Daily’s expansive coverage area, business are quietly working to improve the lives of the people they serve. Sometimes that fact gets lost to the notion that banks and car dealers and retailers of all sorts are only “in it for the money”; that they have no […]

Holt takes Oath – New Mayor for Florence – Cream rises to the top

November 7, 2016

FLORENCE – Those who bet long-time Chamber of Commerce President ‘ was down for the count’, learned a thing or two these past few months. Steve Holt, who retired from the Chamber several months ago, today took the Oath of Office as Mayor of Florence, beating one-term Mayor, Mickey Haddock. The auditorium at Florence City […]

Do you know where your polling place is located? – Find out here!

November 7, 2016

ALABAMA – MISSISSIPPI – TENNESSEE – Have you heard? There’s a big election tomorrow. And EVERY VOTE COUNTS! So, with that in mind, here are links to the State’s websites that have the listings. Take a minute and VERIFY the location of your polling place. Believe it, or not… they change from time to time. Alabama […]

Arthur dodges execution for a 7th time… Read on – You won’t find this anywhere else

November 4, 2016

ARDMORE – Yesterday was scheduled as the day that Tommy Arthur would see a sunset. Arthur, who at the time of the crime, was living in Sheffield when he murdered Troy Wicker, (the husband of Arthur’s girlfriend), last night got his 7th stay of execution from the Supreme Court. At issue was the protocol for administering the […]

Gary Nicholson visits Champy’s with Friends and brings some great music – PHOTOS

November 3, 2016

MUSCLE SHOALS – Gary Nicholson is a prolific songwriter and musician. Originally from Texas, he’s been a resident of Nashville since about 1980 and has written some of the best music on the planet. And everybody’s cut his songs. Here are a few names: Garth Brooks; Lonestar; Dierks Bentley; Alabama; Toby Keith; Patty Loveless; Delbert […]

New Hospital Ground Breaking in Florence – EVENT PHOTOS

November 3, 2016

FLORENCE – After six years of work to find suitable land, to get the State approvals needed, and to find its niche in this part of Alabama , ground was broken Wednesday on The North Alabama Medical Center. Governor Robert Bentley was in attendance, along with numerous City and County dignitaries, as well as a […]

Sheffield Central Presents Trunk or Treat Halloween Bash – EVENT PHOTOS

October 30, 2016

SHEFFIELD – It was big. Really big! Five or six thousand friends got together firday night along Montgomery Avenue in their best Halloween garb. They were collecting candy and other seasonal goodies… Some of the Sheffield City Council were good sports and took turns in the Killen Party Shop’s Dunk Tank. Of course, the guy […]

Sheffield High School teacher is accused of sexual misconduct with a student – Commits suicide – Update

October 29, 2016

MUSCLE SHOALS – Placed on suspension by the Sheffield School Board yesterday after a female student and here parents  made a complaint to Police, the man – as yet unidentified – was found dead in his his home this morning. He apparently killed himself. This information has come to the Quad-Cities Daily by an unimpeachable, […]

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