Pants On Fire…Politicians Need Not Apply

September 26, 2017

During elections campaigns keen politicians dust off old promises for new presentations: same sins, different faces. Try as they might, however, politicians are not allowed to participate in the annual Burlington Liars Club Championship, open for amateur liars only; it’s not a lie; politicians may not partake. The Liars Championship is held toward the end […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 09/15/17 – 09/22/17

September 26, 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.


Top photographers Caroline Allison and Angie Mosier present workshop at UNA and exhibition at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts

September 26, 2017

FLORENCE-The University of North Alabama is hosting a day of workshops Friday, November 9th, 2017. A full day of creative workshops for college students and high-school seniors will be taught by top photographers Caroline Allison and Angie Mosier. In the morning workshop, Everywhere is Somewhere, Caroline Allison will explore the landscape of Florence, AL using large […]


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UNA 2017 Homecoming Awards Banquet

September 26, 2017

  2017 Homecoming Awards Banquet Join us in celebrating this year’s Homecoming award winners! Thursday, October 5 at 6:30 p.m. GUC Banquet Hall Enjoy dinner and kick off Homecoming weekend in recognition of the following recipients: Alumna of the Year: Judy Hood ’78 Lifetime Achievement: Weldon Cole ’60 Political Service: Angela Terry ’94 Faculty and Staff: Renee […]


The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

September 26, 2017

TUPELO, MS – A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi.   The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by […]


Counterfeit Money Circulating In Colbert County

September 25, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY-Sheriff Frank Williamson of the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement on Monday, September 25 concerning the fact that counterfeit money has been found to be circulating in Colbert County and the surrounding area: “Sheriff Williamson would like to alert the public to be aware of counterfeit cash that is circulating in this area. […]


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North Alabama State Fair – EVENT PHOTOS

September 25, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – Saturday Night was the final evening at the North Alabama State Fair.. And it was an excellent evening! Quad-Cities Daily photographer, Kristy Lovelace, was on hand to capture some of the night in our famous EVENT PHOTOS. And we present them here. Enjoy!


Six Deadly Sins…And The Seventh… Not Knowing The First Six

September 25, 2017

In Alabama, you may encounter deer, wild turkeys, rabbits, squirrels, and coyotes. Another species of wildlife that you may encounter in the forest is snakes. The ability to identify snakes while in the forest…venomous, nonvenomous, and endangered snakes…is important.  Snakes are helpful to humans and are a part of our natural environment. It is important […]


Florence Arrest Reports 09/12/17 – 09/19/17

September 25, 2017

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence Police  (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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North Alabama State Fair – EVENT PHOTOS

September 24, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – Friday night is always sees a big turnout. And this Friday’s edition was no exception! Quad-Cities Daily photographer, Kristy Lovelace, was on hand to capture some of the evening in our famous EVENT PHOTOS. and we present them here. Enjoy!


One Dead After Single-Car Crash Near Ardmore

September 24, 2017

ARDMORE-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agencey reports  traffic fatality from a one-veicle accident Bethel near Ardmore, Alabama on Friday, September 22: ” A single-vehicle crash at 8:40 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, has claimed the life of an Ardmore man. Bryan Lee Hursman, 57, was killed when the 1988 Chevrolet pickup he was driving left the roadway on. […]


Autumn Leaves…And More…Fall Facts

September 24, 2017

Fall, Autumn, Harvest Season…whatever you call it this time of year has several truly amazing facts:   In addition to the brilliant colors of fall leaves, the autumn equinox signals another colorful spectacle — the aurora borealis, also called the Northern Lights. Besides the lengthening of nights and cool evening weather, which are great for […]


University of North Alabama Recognized as Institution Committed to Diversity for Second Year in a Row

September 24, 2017

FLORENCE– Officials with Minority Access announced this week that the University of North Alabama has been recognized as an institution committed to diversity for 2017.   This marks the second year in a row that UNA has been recognized; UNA received the same honor in 2016.   UNA will receive formal recognition during the 18th […]


“A Day With Rey” Starts September 28

September 24, 2017

FLORENCE-On September 28 be among the first to see the original production “A Day with Rey,” written by Jesse Sockwell and directed by Brandon Willcutt being held at the Historic Zodiac Playhouse located at 416 North Court Street in Florence. It stars Jesse Sockwell, Harmony Malone, Joy Ragland, Melanie Dickens and Gabriel Goodloe.  This powerful […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 09/07/17 – 09/21/17

September 24, 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.


Volunteers needed for Tommy Horton’s special fishing event

September 24, 2017

SHEFFIELD-Volunteers with fishing boats and pontoon boats are needed for the Timmy Horton Fishing For Kids fishing rodeo on Pickwick Lake out of Riverfront Park in Sheffield on Saturday, Sept. 30. Since 1999, the annual fishing rodeo has matched special needs anglers with volunteers who take them fishing on Pickwick Lake.  The pontoon boats are […]


Cat Lovers….15 Of The Rarest Of The Rare

September 23, 2017

Felidae is the scientific name of the biological family whose most familiar member is the domestic cat. These highly evolved predators are as beautiful as they are fascinating – did you know, for example, that almost all members of this carnivorous family share a genetic anomaly that prevents them from tasting sweetness? There are actually 41 known cat species living […]


New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 08/23/17 – 09/20/17

September 23, 2017

LEE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Lee 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.


Enrollment Numbers Show UNA has Second Highest Enrollment in School History

September 23, 2017

FLORENCE – Official enrollment numbers are in and the University of North Alabama has the second largest fall enrollment in the School’s 187-year history.   This year’s total fall enrollment is 7,457, which translates to an enrollment increase of over seven percent over the last five years.   In addition, UNA also welcomed the third highest […]


Express Care Of The Shoals Celebrates Grand Opening With Ribbon Cutting And Open House

September 23, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-Express Care of the Shoals located at 1106 North Cave Street in Tuscumbia held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Wednesday, September 20.   The Shoals Chamber along with Representitives from the City of Tuscumbia, Friends and family were on hand to help with the clebration. Now a little about Express Care of the […]


Alabama Celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day

September 23, 2017

MONTGOMERY-National Hunting and Fishing Day will be celebrated across the nation Saturday, and Alabama will join the festivities with special access to the abundant natural resources in the state. At a news conference Tuesday at Lower Wetumpka Shotgun Sports Club outside Montgomery, Chris Blankenship, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), announced that […]


Short Car Chase Leads to Arrest In Dekalb County

September 22, 2017

  DEKALB COUNTY– The Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office released a statement concerning the arrest of two suspects after a car chase in the county on Thursday, September 21:   “On September 21st at approximately 1:00 am A DeKalb County Deputy observed a vehicle sitting in the middle of County Road 964, when the deputy pulled in behind […]


North Alabama State Fair – EVENT PHOTOS

September 22, 2017

MUSCLE SHOALS – The North Alabama State Fair is in full swing with all kinds of events, music, exhibits and midway attractions. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand Thursday night out on the midway and in the exhibit halls to cover the scene with our famous EVENT PHOTOS. We present them here. Enjoy!


Do you know the names of the three wise monkeys?

September 22, 2017

The three wise monkeys , sometimes called the three mystic apes, are a pictorial maxim. Together they embody the proverbial principle to “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”. The three monkeys are Mizaru, covering his eyes, who sees no evil; Mikazaru, covering his ears, who hears no evil; and Mazaru, covering his mouth, who speaks no […]