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Saddle Up For St. Jude – EVENT PHOTOS

July 23, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – SaddleUp4Kids.org says this, “Since 1996, Gardiner Farms, Tuscumbia AL, has hosted the Saddle up for St. Jude Benefit trail ride. Coordinated by Circle 5 outfit. this is a fun, family-oriented, fund-raising event, that is based around horseback riding and raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This wonderful, annual event takes place […]


W.C. Handy’s Sax In The City – The Midnighters – EVENT PHOTOS

July 22, 2019

WILSON PARK, FLORENCE – The W.C. Handy Music Festival is off to a great start, despite some rainy weather. For the most part, the weather has been manageable. Friday’s Sax In The City at Wilson Park was loaded up with music enthusiasts who came down to hear The Midnighters. They’re one of The Shoals’ favorite […]


“Art of the Dish” Antique and Vintage China Exhibit at Belle Mont – PHOTOS

June 30, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY – Alabama’s Bicentennial events throughout the state are as colorful and varied as our remarkable history. Located on a hill overlooking historical plantation grounds of an era long past is Bell Mont Mansion. This past week, the mansion – which has for several years been getting some tender loving care and restoration – […]


Singleton’s Sheriff’s Department to be featured in magazine

June 28, 2019

LAUDERDALE COUNTY – Longtime and highly-respected, Lauderdale County Sheriff, Rick Singleton and his department are slated to be featured in the next Quarterly issue of Alabama Sheriffs Star Magazine. The magazine is published by Callan Publishing, Inc. of Minneapolis. The magazine dispatched Editorial Director, Anna Bye down to Lauderdale County to meet Sheriff Singleton and […]


UPDATE – Identity of Cabin Cruiser Owner/Operator involved in fatal boat accident identified

June 27, 2019

FLORENCE – Responding to numerous media requests for the identity of the owner / operator of the cabin cruiser involved in the fatal Shoal Creek boating accident of June 8, The Quad Cities Daily has uncovered the individual’s name. We have made numerous requests to the Alabama Department of Law Enforcement to release the information […]


Zip City Saturday Night – EVENT PHOTOS

June 24, 2019

ZIP CITY – LAUDERDALE COUNTY – You know Summer’s arrived when Zip City Saturday Night kicks off. The friendly, closely knit community up near the Tennessee Line seems to always compete above its weight class. The volunteer fire department and P&K Western Store team up every month when the weather warms to hold a family […]


On The Rocks is open!

June 22, 2019

FLORENCE – The popular “On The Rocks” which has been closed for almost two weeks due to a small fire incident in their cooler, is open once again. On The Rocks is located on Court Street just next door to The Pie Factory.


Contrary to rumor mill – McCutcheon not involved in boat accident

June 21, 2019

FLORENCE – “He’s not part of the investigation. I can’t say more about the case, but what I can allow is that neither Tom nor his boat were¬† involved,” Lauderdale County District Attorney, Chris Connolly told The Quad Cities Daily. Lawyer Tom McCutcheon, who has been practicing for years in Alabama, is a highly respected […]


Florence/Lauderdale Tourism success story – AHSAA Softball Tournament

June 11, 2019

FLORENCE/LAUDERDALE TOURISM – FLORENCE-LAUDERDALE TOURISM AND CITY OF FLORENCE HIGHLIGHT ECONOMIC IMPACT & PARTNERSHIP IN AHSAA REGIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT… This was the headline for the first super-successful “Sports Tourism” foray into major High School sports events in Lauderdale County. Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Director, Rob Carnegie and the Board of Directors worked diligently to make the event […]


Tuscumbia murder suspect taken into custody

June 10, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – The man suspected in the murder of 29-year-old Kendrick Graham is in custody under a $200 -thousand bond, according to Police Chief Tony Logan. According to chief Logan, “The murder suspect was taken into custody shortly after 2:45PM today by Tuscumbia Police. He surrendered himself to authorities without incident.” Gregory Martez Childress, 28, […]


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