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Shoals Chamber Ribbon Cutting at David Christophers

April 26, 2012

Last week, the Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcomed David Christopher’s into their new location with a ribbon cutting. David Christopher’s is a unique gift, floral, and interiors store located in Sheffield, AL established in 2007 by Florence resident David Christopher Smith. The store has much to offer from specialty chocolate truffles, fine jewelry, and beautiful […]


All New Franklin County Booking Photos

April 26, 2012

The Quad-Cities Daily appreciates the cooperation afforded it by the hard working Law Enforcement people of Franklin County. You folks do a great job keeping your County safe. Thank you. All new today in Law & Order are FRANKLIN COUNTY booking photos and arrest information. Seems like a lot of drug-related activity there. Remember the persons […]


Habitat for Humanity – Building Homes, Enhancing Lives

April 26, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Antawn and Devenus Thomas are pleased with the progress being made on their new home near York Terrace. That’s mainly because they are swinging hammers alongside the workers who are building it, and they have a great sense of accomplishment. Whenever Habitat For Humanity of The Shoals builds a new house, the new homeowners […]


Earth Day Shoals Epicenter – Colbert County Courthouse Lawn

April 25, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Mother Earth gave a frigid start to last Saturday’s Earth Day celebration, but that was OK with the several hundred celebrants who strolled the grounds of Colbert County’s Courthouse. After all, that’s the way Nature works. There were tables of arts and crafts; native plants for sale. Eco-magician Steve Trash was there with earth-friendly […]


Osa’s Garden – Healthy Living

April 25, 2012

FLORENCE –  The Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcomed another business to The Shoals, Osa’s Garden, Inc. Last Friday, Osa’s held an open house for Chamber Members and cut the ribbon for its new retail store at 3511 Florence Boulevard, just across from Ingram’s. Here is what Rita Rawdon, Owner of Osa’s Garden had to say […]


Governor Bentley To Visit Northwest Alabama As Part Of Long-Term Recovery Tour

April 25, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley will be in the towns of Phil Campbell and Hackleburg on Thursday as part of his week-long tour revisiting areas that were impacted by the April 27, 2011, tornado outbreak.   At 9:00 a.m., Governor Bentley will visit Phil Campbell Church of God.  The church building was destroyed by last year’s […]


Voter Turnout at All Time Low

April 24, 2012

THE SHOALS – It was a slow day for precinct workers today. As of 5 o’clock only 15 voters had turned out at one Sheffield polling place, and only 12 at a precinct in Tuscumbia. There was only one runoff in Colbert County, 2 in Franklin and only 3 in Lauderdale County. Results will be known […]


It’s Bread Sopping Food At It’s Best…….

April 24, 2012

In our last episode of the perils of Chien Chien, we left Sherri lashed to a barbecue grill behind Neyland Stadium while the dastardly Steve demanded the deed to the ranch, her virtues and after he gobbled down a sandwich, the directions to Frazier’s Barbecue. The deed and her virtues were easy compared to trying […]


New Tuscumbia Booking Photos

April 23, 2012

Check out Law & Order for Tuscumbia P.D. booking photos. Remember that all these persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge.


Over 200 Compete in Special Olympics – Many Photos

April 23, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – The weather was cool and cloudy at Trojan Stadium Friday morning, but the heat was on as area athletes competed in the 2012 Special Olympics. Families, friends and schoolmates from Colbert and Lauderdale County and City Schools were on hand to watch the Olympians give excellent performances in various categories from long-jumps to […]


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