Event Photographs

10th Annual Jeff Dropo Run 4 Kids – EVENT PHOTOS

May 14, 2018

FLORENCE-The Jeff Dropo Run 4 Kids was held Saturday, May 12 at Florence High School.  This was the 10th anniversary for the run.  The Quad Cities Daily was on hand to capture the event in photos and we present them to you here: ABOUT THE RUN Jeff Dropo Run 4 Kids is a non-profit event […]


May First Friday…Awesome Weather And Beautiful People – EVENT PHOTOS

May 7, 2018

FLORENCE-It wasa beautiful evening to stroll along Court Street in Florence and enjoy the music, vendors and great food to be had a Florence’s May First Friday. The night was warm and the crowd was having a great time on this spring evening. The Quad Cities own Kristy Lovelace was on hand to capture the […]


Smoke on the Water Festival and BackYard BBQ Contest…Food, Fun And BBQ-EVENT PHOTOS

April 30, 2018

FLORENCE-Smoke on the Water Festival and BackYard BBQ Contest was a hit.  The weather was perfect, the BBQ was smokin’ and the crowd rocked the house as they enjoyed the food, fun and music. The festival was held to help raise money for Shoals Scholar Dollars. The festival included some mighty fine BBQ, some really […]


Crappie Kids Fishing Rodeo Held Saturday At Sheffield’s Riverfront Park -EVENT PHOTOS

April 2, 2018

SHEFFIELD-A Crappie Kids Fishing Rodeo that was held at Riverfront Park in Sheffield Saturday, March 31. About 50 children from throughout the Shoals participated. The rodeo was sponsored by Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau, City of Sheffield and Sheffield Parks and Recreation. It was held in conjunction with a Crappie USA fishing tournament that […]


15th Annual Empty Bowl Luncheon…In The Books – EVENT PHOTOS

March 16, 2018

FLORENCE-The Salvation Army of the Shoals’ 15th Annual Empty Bowl Luncheon to Feed the Hungry was held Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Marriott Conference Center. It was a huge success and everyone had a great time.  The Quad Cities Daily’s own Kristen Mance was on hand to enjoy the great variety of soups and […]


Happy Birthday Florence…200 And Going Strong – EVENT PHOTOS

March 13, 2018

FLORENCE-On Monday, March 12 the City of Florence celebrated its 200th birthday, which kicked off almost a year of events as part of this very special occasion. The celebration was a huge success and the weather was glorious.  This birthday bash is only the beginning of a year-long celebration of Florence.   If you want to […]


Huff N Puff On The Bluff In The Books – EVENT PHOTOS

March 12, 2018

SHEFFIELD-The 2018 Huff ‘N Puff on the Bluff 15k, hosted by Junior League of the Shoals,  was held on Saturday, March 10th at 8am.  This is a challenging, yet scenic race took place along the bluffs of the Tennessee River and through downtown Sheffield. The day was chilly and there was rain….but all in all […]


First Friday Of 2018 A Hit! EVENT PHOTOS

March 4, 2018

FLORENCE-The first First Fridays for 2018 was a hit! Vendors, shops, restaurants were full of happy people enjoying the early springlike weather. The city of Florence kicked off the first First Friday of this bicentennial year with a Bicentennial Proclamation presented by Mayor Steve Holt and Bicentennial Committee Chairperson Pat Burney at First Fridays in downtown Florence. […]


Athens Mardi Gras Block Party…Parade With A Purpose…A Can Do Project Success – EVENT PHOTOS

February 14, 2018

ATHENS-Athens held their annual Mardi Gras Block Party. This years parade…Parade With A Purpose and it turned out wonderfully. The event collected over 300 cans of food for the LCCI food bank as spectators deposited canned goods in shopping carts decorated as Mardi Gras floats. The party is hosted by the Athens State Artheads and […]


Tennessee Valley Museum of Art Unveils Replicated Colbert Bandolier Strap – EVENT PHOTOS

December 12, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, took receipt of a replicated 1830’s Bandolier Strap. The beautiful bandolier is a faithful copy to the original that once belonged to Chickasaw Chief George Colbert. The original strap was gifted by Chief Colbert, for whom Colbert County is named, to his neighbor and friend Isaac Lane whose son Edward […]


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