The Lowly Pecan…Can It Improve Your Sex Life?

November 18, 2017

Pecans are native tree nuts to the United States and North America. Before European settlers arrived, Native Americans widely consumed and traded pecans. So the pecan and the foods made from it command a special place on the Thanksgiving table .  A few Pecan facts to get you in the mood for Thanksgiving. Every pecan pie uses […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 11/08/17 – 11/17/17

November 18, 2017

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lauderdale County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). 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.


Alabama’s October Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low 3.6%…State Records Fewest Number of Unemployed People in History

November 18, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted October unemployment rate is 3.6%, down from September’s previous record-tying rate of 3.8%, and well below October 2016’s rate of 6.1%. “We had great news last month, when we announced that Alabama’s unemployment rate had tied its lowest ever.  Today, our news is […]


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Discount Dan’s Kicks Off The Christmas Season By Sponsoring “Shoals After Hours”

November 18, 2017

SHEFFIELD-The Shoals Chamber and the folks at Discount Dan’s Home Center located at 1010 East 2nd Street in Sheffield pulled off a fun evening at the Shoals Chamber “After Hours” on Thursday evening, November 16. The crew at Discount Dan’s had lots of door prizes for shoopers and chamber members alike.  there was a great […]


TVA Economic Development Efforts Drive Strong Results in FY 2017

November 18, 2017

KNOXVILLE, TN  ̶   The Tennessee Valley Authority announced another successful year in economic development activity by stimulating $8.3 billion in capital investment and growing or retaining 70,000 jobs in the TVA service territory in fiscal year 2017. More than 220 companies announced plans to locate to the Valley or expand existing operations in FY17, while […]


”NO BUTTS ABOUT IT” Cigarette Butt Litter Campagin Launch

November 17, 2017

FLORENCE – Mayor Holt says, “No Butts About It, this is litter, too!”  Cigarette butts are the number ONE litter item, and can take up to ten years to decompose.  Cigarette butts may be small, but they add up to a huge problem.   In an effort to combat this problem we are launching a […]


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Turkey….America’s Bird

November 17, 2017

This Thanksgiving holiday many of us will join with family and friends for a big meal and, for 50 million households, that will also mean having some roasted turkey. The turkey we eat today is not the same as the turkey in the wild. Just a few Turkey Facts: The bird really is named after […]


Parkway or Interstate?

November 17, 2017

TUPELO, MS – Do you know that the Natchez Trace Parkway (Parkway) is one of the 417 units managed by the National Park Service? Do you know that the National Park Service includes iconic parks, such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon, and smaller units such as the .2-acre Thaddeus Kosciusko National Memorial in Philadelphia […]


New! Marion County Arrest Reports 11/02/17 – 11/15/17

November 17, 2017

MARION COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marion County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). 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.


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Infant mortality rate in Alabama increases in 2016

November 17, 2017

  MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health announces that the infant mortality rate of 9.1 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2016 is the highest since 2008. This represents the deaths of 537 infants who did not reach 1 year of age. There were 59,090 live births in 2016.  Dr. Scott Harris, acting state […]


Brentwood Retirement Community Celebrates New Management With Chamber Ribbon Cutting

November 17, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Wednesday, November 15 Brentwood Retirement Community located at 2505 Alabama Avenue in Muscle Shoals celebrated their new management team with an open house and ribbon cutting. Family and friends along with The Shoals Chamber were on hand to help with the celebration. A word of information about Brentwood Retirement Community: Brentwood Retirement Community […]


ALGOP Statement on US Senate Nominee Roy Moore

November 16, 2017

MONTGOMERY-Alabama Republican Party Chairman Terry Lathan made the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate election: “On Wednesday evening, the Alabama Republican Party Steering Committee, comprised of 21 members, met to discuss the events and circumstances regarding the December 12 U.S. Senate race.”   “The ALGOP Steering Committee supports Judge Roy Moore as our nominee and trusts the […]


Shooting In Athens…One Injured

November 16, 2017

ATHENS-The Athens Police responded to a shooting in the evening of Wednesday, November 15.  An arrest has ot been made in this case pending more investigation: “Last night around 6:00 the police department responded to the 2100 block of Levert Avenue on a shooting call. Lt. Charlie Clem responded and located a 29 year old […]


Aderholt Statement on Passage of Tax Bill

November 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Robert Aderholt today released the following statement on the passage in the House of Representative of the tax reform bill. “The bottom line of this tax bill is that it sends more money home to Alabama families. While the economy has improved in the last year, many people have not had a […]


Missing Senior Advisory For Decatur And Surrounding Area

November 16, 2017

DECATUR-The Decatur Police Department has issued a Missing Senior on Thursday, November 16: “Charlotte Russell was last seen on November 15, 2017, around 5:50 p.m. leaving First Baptist Church in Decatur. She was driving a white 2013 Honda CRV with the tag number 52CY486.  There is also an “Alabama Grandma” sticker on a side back window. Charlotte […]


UPDATE: Carthage, MS Man Identified As victim Of Construction Accident In Florence

November 16, 2017

UPDATE:  The construction worker who died in the accident has been identified. David Thorton, 55 of Carthage, MS died after being struck by a bulldozer at the construction site. FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the death of a construction worker on Wednesday, November 15: “Florence Police, Fire, and EMS responded to a […]


Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services Groundbreaking – EVENT PHOTOS

November 16, 2017

FLORENCE-The City of Florence and the Lauderdale County Commission held a ground breaking ceremony for the new Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services Facility.  The just under 13,00 interior square foot building will replace the old building (3,800 Square feet).  The ceremony was held on Wednesday, November 15 with a crowd of over 100 people and dogs. Speakers […]


10 Giant Animals That Once Roamed Earth And Sea

November 16, 2017

Make no mistake the Blue Whale is the heaviest animal to ever live….though some from our distance past do seem larger. The large dinosaurs tend to grab more than their fair share of attention, there have been many other giant animals that we will never get to see in the flesh. Some are the super-sized […]


Storytelling Time, a contemporary folk art experience with Marian Baker comes to KD Art Center

November 16, 2017

FLORENCE-Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts presents Storytelling Time, an exhibit and talk with contemporary folk artist, Marian Baker November 27 – December 28. Baker has been producing folk art for almost a decade that is inspired by her own family stories. She describes her artwork as “scruffy” with a dose of humor. Baker lives in Oneonta, AL […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 10/27/17 – 11/13/17

November 16, 2017

MARSHALL COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marshall County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). 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.


New! ECM Hospital Births 11/07/17 – 11/13/17

November 16, 2017

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 ones.


Murphy’s Law?

November 15, 2017

Murphy’s Law is a witticism which states that ‘anything that can possibly go wrong will go wrong’. The Law came into recognition at the Edward’s Air force Base at North Base in 1949. It was named after Captain Edward Murphy, who had been working on an Air Force Project MX981, which was designed to see […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 11/06/17 – 11/11/17

November 15, 2017

THE SHOALS-The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 10/24/17 – 11/13/17

November 15, 2017

FRANKLIN COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Franklin County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). 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.