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Campers experience the life of Helen Keller at Ivy Green – EVENT PHOTOS

October 9, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-A group of students, who came from three states to attend a special camp at Ivy Green, left Tuscumbia with fond memories of Helen Keller and The Shoals. The students, traveled from as far as Wisconsin to attend Camp Courage, a Helen Keller Experience, Oct. 3-6. Most camp activities were held at Ivy Green, Keller’s […]


Sunday In The South…A Southern Tradition Revisited – EVENT PHOTOS

October 8, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-On Sunday, October 6 Tuscumbia residents celebrated the State Bicentennial with ‘Sunday in the South’ a good old fashioned picnic and community gathering on the grounds of the Colbert County Courthouse. There was music, lots of good food a “beard and bonnet” contest and fun games for the children.  Both adults and children tried their […]


St. Florian Oktoberfest The Best Yet – EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

ST.  FLORIAN-The Oktoberfest celebration began on the grounds of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in St. Florian and has now spread to the adjacent Saint Florian Community Park…to the Senior Center and site of the future Town Hall. Oktoberfest not only recognizes and celebrates the German heritage of the early settlers of St. Florian, it also […]


NWS-CC Hosted BEST Robotics…’ OFF THE GRID’-EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Saturday, October 5 Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) hosted  host students from 15 area schools for the 2019 Northwest Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) in the Patriot Center (gym) on the Shoals Campus. The theme for this year’s competition is OFF THE GRID, which is all about Electricity. Middle and high school student teams […]


First Friday Annual Great Pumpkin Drop And More – EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

FLORENCE-The weather was hot but the fun and spirit was even hotter for the October First Friday.  The people gathered round to see the annual ‘Florence’s Great Pumpkin Drop”and they folks were awed by not ONE but TWO great pumpkin drops.  The Quad Cities Daily was on hand to capture the fun in photos and […]


53rd Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention-EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

ATHENS-Known as the “Granddaddy of Midsouth Fiddlers Conventions” for its role in reviving the tradition of competition in old time music, the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention is celebrated the first full weekend in October each year. The convention brings some 200 contestants to compete for top prize money. There are 18 different categories, […]


NWS-CC First WOW Expo Declared A Success – EVENT PHOTOS

September 28, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS-In cooperation with North Alabama Works, Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) hosted the Worlds of Work (WOW) career expo on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26. More than 2,600 eighth graders from Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion, and Winston counties met with area employers and college representatives Thursday and Friday during the two day […]


If It Is September It Is Dragon Boat Time – EVENT PHOTOS

September 16, 2019

FLORENCE-On Saturday, September 14 the Shoals Dragon Boat Festival was held at McFarland Park.  The festival is held each year to help raise money for Shoals Scholar Dollars. Fun was had by all and the event could not have been held on a more spectacular day…sunshine and smiling faces along with some hefty  rowing.  The […]


Oka Kapassa The 19th Year Of Celebrating Our Native Heritage- EVENT PHOTOS

September 15, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-Oka Kapassa is held in Spring Park each September to honor all Native American tribes and to educate school children and the general public about Native American lifeways and culture.  The 19th year for Oka Kapassa was no exception to the rule.  There were exhibits and demonstrations  throughout the two day festival filled with color […]


W.C. Handy Music Festival – Billy Lawson & Wishbone – EVENT PHOTOS

July 29, 2019

SHEFFIELD-On Saturday it was another Positive Vibes brought to the Handy Fest by Johnny Belew featuring the music of Billy Lawson & Wishbone along with several guest performers.  The weather was beautiful and the crow large and happy and the music rocked the neighborhood. Quad Cities Daily enjoyed the weather and the tunes while capturing […]


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