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Alleged Hit and Run Driver Arrested

October 10, 2012

  FLORENCE – The man who is assused of killing a 13 year old Central High School student in a hit-and-run incident Monday night is in custody. James O’Neal Wilson,  42, is in the Florence/Lauderdale Detention Center. No bail amount has been set. Among the charges Wilson is facing, he is facing felony leaving the […]


Sam Phillips Music Celebration 2012 – PHOTOS

October 9, 2012

FLORENCE – The Sam Phillips Music Celebration 2012 proved to be a challenge against the forces of nature. Despite the rain, Big River Broadcasting leaned into plow and gave music lovers a great Saturday night. Naturally, The Quad-Cities Daily was present with its cadre’ of photojournalists, Dick Cooper, Sheri Wiggins, Dave Reasons and Steve Wiggins. […]


Distinguished Events Series Brings UNA ‘Stories From Home’ With Rick Bragg

October 9, 2012

FLORENCE – The 2012-13 season of the Distinguished Events Series at the University of North Alabama will kick off with “Stories From Home,” featuring two storytelling performances by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg, October 11 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. in Norton Auditorium. The event is free of charge, and no tickets are required. In addition […]


Publix holds hiring fair – Large turnout

October 9, 2012

  FLORENCE – The Shoals’ first Publix Supermarket is slated to open December 12. Today, the company, which is employee-owned, began interviewing employee candidates at The Marriott Shoals Conference Center. Even though the formal opening wasn’t until 10 o’clock, many job seekers were in the parking lot well before 8:00 this morning. “I just wanted to […]


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 09/14/12 – 09/27/12

October 9, 2012

New Booking Photos from Sheffield Police. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service


Oktoberfest in St. Florian – PHOTOS

October 9, 2012

ST. FLORIAN – Well, it certainly wasn’t your traditional, bratwurst, beer maids, lederhosen kind of Oktoberfest. Nope, nobody would have mistaken St. Florian for Munich, but it was a fun Saturday nonetheless. Even the Beer Garden was back. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to record some of the day in photographs. These photos are […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/25/12 – 10/02/12 Part II

October 9, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police/Lauderdale County. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Zodiac Players present……. “Little Shop of Horrors”

October 8, 2012

Florence – Alex Newborn is no stranger to ‘Little Shop of Horrors’. He made his stage debut at age 19 in the 1989 Zodiac Theatre production, and reprised his roles twice more for the same director at other venues, most recently guest-starring in the 2008 Florence High School production. Says Newborn, “On your first show, you […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/25/12 10/02/12 Part I

October 8, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police/Lauderdale County. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


“History and Haunts” Trolley Tour Marks the Anniversary of a Civil War Battle

October 8, 2012

Tuscumbia –  On Saturday, October 27, at 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., the Tuscumbia Trolley will once again take tour participants on the annual “History and Haunts” Trolley Tour to some of the town’s most “haunted” sites, among them Tuscumbia’s historic Train Depot and the site of the Civil War battle that took place on […]


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