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Large Turnout For Taylor Observance

December 11, 2011

“We want justice for Amanda. We want tonight to be all about Amanda and nothing about the ones who did this to her”,  said Lisa Murr, who, with her daughter, organized Saturday night’s observance in Tuscumbia for murdered Amanda Taylor. A crown of 200 to 300 people from across The Shoals braved the cold December […]


Marchers Move To Main Street

December 11, 2011

  Saturday night, Occupy Tennessee Valley marchers carried their message of protest to Tuscumbia’s “Dickens Christmas, Ya’ll”. But they weren’t there for the festivities. The small, but enthusiastic band of protesters was there to spread their message that too much power and privilege has been bestowed upon the monied interests in America.       […]


Mrs. Lillian Marks Alexander – Notice

December 10, 2011

Mrs. Lillian Marks Alexander, 91, a native of Lauderdale County, passed away Saturday, December 10, 2011. Visitation will be Monday, December 12, 2011 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home with the funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. in Greenview Memorial Chapel.  Burial will follow in Greenview Memorial Park. She was the wife […]


Mrs. Mary Grace Berrens Locker – Obituary

December 10, 2011

Mrs. Mary Grace Berrens Locker, 77, a native of Lauderdale County, passed away Friday, December 09, 2011 at her residence. She dedicated her life to being a mother and homemaker. Visitation will be Monday, December 12, 2011 from 5 – 7 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with the rosary being recited at 7 p.m. […]


New Arrests – Tuscumbia!

December 9, 2011

Click on Law and Order for the latest booking photos and arrests from Tuscumbia.


UPDATE – Alleged Killers Of Amanda Taylor Arrested

December 8, 2011

MUSCLE SHOALS – Three suspects are in custody, charged in the murder of a Leighton woman, Amanda Taylor, 32. Chief Robert Evans told reporters late this afternoon that three persons, already in custody in connection with the case, have been formally charged with murder. The suspects, Ronald Eugene Weems, 33, 609 Moss Ave., Muscle Shoals, Matthew […]


Alabama A.G. Says Repeal Parts Of Immigration Law, Change Others

December 8, 2011

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has recommended to House and Senate leaders a number of changes to the newly enacted state  anti-immigration law. Strange, acting on a request by Senate President Pro Tempore, Del March and House Speaker Mike Hubbard, outlined a number of structural changes to the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen […]


Cora Smith King – Obituary

December 7, 2011

Cora Smith King, 87, of Florence passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. The graveside service will be at Valhermosa Springs Christian Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.  Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. Officiating will be the Rev. Chris Underwood.  Mrs. King was born and raised at Valhermosa Springs, Morgan County, but has lived in Florence for the past […]


What Issues Are You Interested In?

December 7, 2011

We are working really hard to build The Quad-Cities Daily into a full coverage hard news site for The Shoals. We are a small crew of reporters and editors and can’t be everywhere at once. With your help, however, that’s not an insurmountable problem. When you see something that you think is newsworthy, let us […]


Rep. Brooks Announces New Army Aviation Caucus

December 7, 2011

Washington –  Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) has formed the Army Aviation Caucus (AAC). Rep. Brooks will be co-chair with Rep.  Mark Critz (D-PA). Rep. Brooks says the Caucus will provide a forum for members of Congress, staff and the Army to improve communication and support for Army Aviation.  Rep. Brooks, who serves on the House Armed […]


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