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Tonight’s huge Handy Event – “The 4th Annual Massively Cool Air Conditioned Street Festival”

July 27, 2012

THE SHOALS – If that isn’t a mouthful, we at The Quad-Cities Daily don’t know what is. But mouthful or not, The Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa Conference Center is the COOL place to be this Friday. The event, sponsored by Bentley Automotive Group, Big River Broadcasting, and Florence/Lauderdale Tourism, starts at 6:00 pm and goes […]


Tuscumbia Landing and the Indian Removal

July 27, 2012

The Tennessee Valley Historical Society will have its Summer Quarterly Meeting on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sheffield Public Library Conference Room, located at 316 North Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield, AL. Robert Thrower, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, will talk about “Tuscumbia Landing and the Indian […]


Handy Fest – Smokin’ hot night in Sheffield – Part IV

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – Sheffield’s newly renovated Downtown was the scene of some great music Wednesday evening. The show started with a Shoals favorite band, The Hit Men, followed by Handy newcomers, The Josh Brannon Band from Myrtle Beach. Yes, it was hot and steamy. No doubt the music heated up the audience even more! The Quad-Cities […]


UNA Gets Master of Professional Studies Program Approved by SACS

July 26, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama’s new Master of Professional Studies program was recently approved by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to begin this fall. The program was approved by the UNA board of trustees June, 13, 2011, and by the Alabama Commission on Higher […]


Shoals sales tax dollars at work – Money to Walgreens

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – It’s all contingent on them actually expanding the call center, but Walgreens might get $350 Thousand. That is what Susie Heird at The Shoals Industrial Development Committee told The Quad-Cities Daily today. Walgreens, which operates a 200-person-plus call center in Muscle Shoals, was promised today that if they decide to actually expand their workforce […]


Handy Fest – Tuesday Photos Part III

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – Page three of our Tuesday Photos! The W.C. Handy Music Festival hit high gear about mid-week. There was a rich selection of music in Florence, Tuscumbia and Sheffield. And The Quad-Cities Daily was there. We hope that you enjoy these photos. Who knows? You might find yourself in here. Just remember, these photos are […]


Handy Fest – Tuesday Photos Part I

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – The W.C. Handy Music Festival hit high gear about mid-week. There was a rich selection of music in Florence, Tuscumbia and Sheffield. And The Quad-Cities Daily was there. We hope that you enjoy these photos. Who knows? You might find yourself in here. Just remember, these photos are provided free for your personal, […]


Handy Music Festival – On The Rocks Photos – Wommack and Fritts

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – More photos from The W.C. Handy Music Festival from Tuesday lunch at On The Rocks. It was hot outside on Court Street, but inside On The Rocks, the music was super cool! Travis Wommack and his band, featuring Roger Clark on drums, Donnie Gullett, bass guitar, and Jan Grant Gullett, guitar and vocals. These folks are […]


Blues and Rock being served up Hot at Conference Center tonight

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – The W.C. Handy Music Festival gets better every year it seems. This year is no exception. Street music, listening rooms, parks, office buildings and eating and drinking establishments have been filled so far this week with great music. And the best part of it all… things are just heating up.   . […]


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 07/16/12 – 07/23/12

July 25, 2012

THE SHOALS – The latest cohort of babies born at ECM Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little one here!


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