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Northwest-Shoals to Celebrate Black History Month

February 5, 2013

Muscle Shoals & Phil Campbell, Ala. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) announces events in celebration of February as Black History Month. This year’s events include music, an inspirational speaker and a taste of “Soul Food”.   The NW-SCC Cultural Affairs Committee will hold a special program Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the Student Center on the Phil Campbell campus and Wednesday, February […]


Dale County Hostage Situation Over

February 4, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday issued the following statement upon the conclusion of the Dale County hostage situation:   “Shortly after 3:00 p.m., I spoke with Colonel Hugh McCall of the Department of Public Safety and Homeland Security Director Spencer Collier.  They informed me that law enforcement had breached the bunker, the child was safe and the […]


Is there really a fight to preserve “moon poop”?

February 4, 2013

When you think of the things the first Apollo mission left on the moon, you think of the famous American flag; however, that is not the only thing that was left on the Bay of Tranquility. Neil Armstrong left a pair of his boots, a gold replica of an olive branch, tongs, four armrests, urine […]


News Update…..Mr. Goss Has been found!

February 3, 2013

  Sheffield-AC GOSS left his home Saturday morning around 7:30am driving a green 2004 Grand Marquis . may be lost. . Mr Goss has been found safe and unhurt. He was found by Tennessee State Troopers in Murfreesboro, Tennessee earlier tis morning .


Michael Rooker Joins Lindsey Film Festival

February 3, 2013

FLORENCE – Veteran actor Michael Rooker, currently starring in AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” has accepted a position on the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Advisory Board. Rooker was born in Jasper, Ala., also the hometown of festival namesake George Lindsey. After graduating from The Theatre School at DePaul University, he worked in theatrical productions until making […]


Good day for doing things I’ve been putting off

February 3, 2013

#1 Defrosting the freezer   My freezer is next to my washing machine. One day recently, well maybe a few weeks or months ago, I took my clothes out of the dryer and hung them over the washing machine until they could be ironed.  I tend to iron as I need things or if I’m […]


How to spot flood-damaged cars or What’s that Funky Smell?

February 3, 2013

Florence, Alabama – With all the recent rain we’ve had here in the Shoals area and the recent super storm/hurricane Sandy up on the east coast, we here at the Quad-Cities Daily want to take a minute and advise our readers about the hazards of buying a used car.  With all the flood damage the […]


Was a hotel actually built in order to kill guests?

February 3, 2013

HH Holmes is one of the first documented American serial killers. One of his sickest and notorious schemes is a “Castle” he built in Chicago that he opened at the time of the 1893 World’s Fair as a hotel. The hotel had numerous rooms and ways to kill people and it was so effective, that […]


Tackling Food Safety: Keeping Your Food Safe on Superbowl Sunday

February 2, 2013

Super Bowl Sunday is a great American tradition, and a great way to bring together the three Fs: football, friends, and food. Super Bowl Sunday is also the second biggest day to consume food in the United States, only after Thanksgiving. One of the most popular ways to celebrate is by inviting family and friends to enjoy a buffet. […]


Where will genetically engineered mosquitoes be released first?

February 2, 2013

In America, mosquitoes can potentially lead to negative effects on the environment and on the human population. The new breed of mosquitoes is engineered simply to eliminate normal mosquitoes, thus reducing the problem! The Florida Keys will be the first area in the world for genetically modified mosquitoes to be released. Based on the results […]


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