New! Marion County Arrest Reports 01/30/ 19 – 02/20/19

February 21, 2019

MARION COUNTY-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 as a public service.


UNA Professor Publishes Paper on Early Evolution in Photosynthesis

February 21, 2019

 FLORENCE – University of North Alabama professor Dr. Eric Becraft is receiving recognition for a recent paper he helped co-author for Nature Communications.   Nature Communications is an open access journal that publishes high-quality research in biology, health, physics, chemistry, earth sciences and other related disciplines.   Becraft, who is an assistant professor of Biology at UNA, […]


Get Dirty At The Library…FLPL Spring Gardening Series

February 21, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library gardening series is back for Spring 2019. For this event Taylor Reeder of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System will give tips on controlling weeds and warding off destructive wildlife, such as squirrels, moles, and deer and pruning fruits and ornamentals as well as spring vegetables and seed exchange.  Get Dirty at the […]


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New! NAMC Hospital Births 02/11/19 – 02/17/19

February 21, 2019

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


Flooding in Tuscumbia

February 21, 2019

The Shoals Area has received a significant amount of rainfall over the last week and is forecasted for more there rest of the week.  With this rainfall came flooding in the Shoals Area.  On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, Social Media such as Facebook was bombarded with photos taken by people out looking at the flooding. […]


City of Florence has been named the 2019 Alabama Urban Forestry Community

February 21, 2019

FLORENCE– The Florence Tree Commission and Mayor Steve Holt are honored to announce that the City of Florence has been named the 2019 Alabama Urban Forestry Community by the Alabama Urban Forestry Association.   You are invited to join in the celebration on February 21, 2019 at 10:30 am at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library.  The […]


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Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services at Capacity, Drop-Offs By Appointment Only

February 20, 2019

FLORENCE – Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services is at capacity. Effective as of Monday, February 25, 2018 until further notice, you must have an appointment to drop-off your animal(s); please call 256.760.6676. Placing any animal inside the fenced area is prohibited. Thank you for your cooperation. Media Release/Cheryl Jones, Director Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services 


Motor Vehicle Collision with Fatality On Natchez Trace Parkway In Lauderdale County

February 20, 2019

LAUDERDALE COUNTY– On February 16, 2019, at approximately 5:24 a.m., the Parkway received a phone call reporting a single vehicle collision with fatality near mile marker 336, near Highway 20 in Alabama. The vehicle, a 2019 Nissan Frontier, was operated by Karen Ann Coker, 42, of La Fayette, GA. Coker was pronounced deceased at the […]


Spring Events For The Shoals Theatre

February 20, 2019

FLORENCE-The Shoals Theatre has a busy fun-filled spring on store for you.  See what is coming up and find an event just set for your liking: The Enchanted Bookshop Mar 15, 2019 – Mar 17, 2019 Shoals Theatre, Florence, AL During the day, A Likely Story may look like any other used bookstore. But at […]


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New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 01/24/19 – 02/18/19

February 20, 2019

WAYNE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Wayne 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 as a public service.


UNA’s Kilby Laboratory School Sweeps Elementary Category in Alabama Bicentennial Writing Contest

February 20, 2019

FLORENCE– It’s a clean sweep for Kilby Laboratory School!  Alabama Literacy Association recently announced the winners of its statewide Alabama Bicentennial Writing Contest and Kilby students placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the elementary age category.   Winners and their topics:   First Place: Sammie Gren, third grade, won the overall elementary division for his entry, “Welcome to the […]


Coach’s Steakhouse: A Restaurant Review

February 20, 2019

Recently, Coach’s Steakhouse opened in downtown Tuscumbia, Alabama.  We saw several advertisements for the restaurants on Facebook.  Tracey and I waited a couple of weeks before going to Coach’s so maybe we could be the crowd.  One Saturday afternoon, we decided to visit this new restaurant.  Many will remember that there was a previous restaurant […]


Pet Of The Week….Tommy And Lexi Go To The Dogs…

February 19, 2019

THE SHOALS-We have pets from all over the Shoals…Please find just the pet for you and take them home….you both will be happy (Or if you choose more than one…You all will be happy). Check here to see your Pet Of The Week!


Alabama Wildlife Federation Quad Cities Game Cook-Off Call For Entries

February 19, 2019

 THE SHOALS-The Alabama Wildlife Federation has announced that the annual Alabama Wildlife Federation Quad Cities Wild Game Cook-Off will once again be held at the Longhorn Arena.  The Cook-Off is scheduled for March 16. Entering the competition is free.  To be entered into the event cook teams must register prior to the event.  This can be […]


Lt. Col. Arthur Graves Holds Talk On “The Will Reynolds Incident” Saturday at 10 am…Coldwater Books

February 19, 2019

 TUSCUMBIA – Lt. Col. Arthur Graves will share the infamous “Will Reynolds Incident” as part of the Tuscumbia Bicentennial Commission’s Bicentennial Speaker Series.   Lt. Col. Graves will speak at 10 am at Coldwater Books in Tuscumbia on Saturday, February 23, 2019. This is the second in a series of historical talks hosted by the […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 02/03/19 – 02/07/19

February 19, 2019

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! Colbert County Arrest Reports 01/18/19 – 02/13/19

February 19, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-Booking Photos from Colbert 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 as a public service.


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

February 18, 2019

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, March 2, 2019, 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 sharing […]


Flood Watch In Place Until Thursday For The Tennessee Valley

February 18, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY– The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for the Tennessee Valley that will be in place from Tuesday, Febraury 19 through Thursday, February 21: 251 PM CST Mon Feb 18 2019 …FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT… The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a […]


Florence Man Arrested Charged With String Of Area Burglaries

February 18, 2019

  FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Friday, February 15.  The suspect was arrested on charges of Burglary 3rd and six counts of Theft of Property including four counts of TOP in the 1st Degree: “On February 15, 2019, the Florence Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division executed […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 02/08/19 – 02/15 19

February 18, 2019

FLORENCE-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 as a public service. Related


Claim your shopping cart for Mardi Gras

February 18, 2019

ATHENS-The Athens State ARTHEADS and Athens Arts League are teaming up again to host the Mardi Gras Block Party and Parade with a Purpose on March 5. There will be mask making for kids at High Cotton Arts at 5:30 p.m. and bead making at the Center for Lifelong Learning. Line up for the mini-parade […]


FLAS Has Just The Warm Soft Kitty For You … Adoption Fee $25

February 18, 2019

FLORENCE-We have cats and kittens who need their forever home…Please find just the pet for you and take them home….you both will be happy (Or if you choose more than one…You all will be happy). Check here to see your Soft Sweet Cat!


Middle Road Self Storage Celebrates Grand Opening On Friday February 15

February 17, 2019

 FLORENCE– On Friday, February 15 Middle Road Self Storage located at 785 County Road 61 in Florence celebrated their Grand Opening with a tour of the plant and a good old-fashioned ribbon cutting sponsored by the Shoals Chamber. A little about Middle Road Self Storage: “Middle Road Self Storage wants to make sure your belongings are SAFE […]