New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 08/09/19 – 08/18/19

August 25, 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.


Health care providers asked to report pulmonary illnesses that may be associated with vaping

August 25, 2019

 MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is joining other state health departments in requesting health care providers to report any cases of suspected serious respiratory illness they treat among patients who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a cluster of severe pulmonary disease among […]


The Natchez Trace Parkway Announces Fall Hours for the Meriwether Lewis Death and Burial Site

August 25, 2019

HOHENWALD, TN – The Meriwether Lewis Visitor Information Center on the Natchez Trace Parkway will operate on fall hours starting Saturday, September 14, 2019. Fall hours of operation will be Fridays from noon to 4:30 pm and Saturdays through Sundays from 9 am to 4:30 pm. The visitor information center will be closed Mondays through […]


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Notices & Obituaries

ADPH seeks grant proposals for public water systems to initiate, update or expand community water fluoridation

August 25, 2019

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), Office of Oral Health, is offering competitive fluoridation grants to eligible Alabama public water systems to initiate, update or expand community water fluoridation. The ADPH will offer up to a total of $100,000 to fund the one-year grants, with the maximum allowable award being $25,000 per water system.  […]


ADEM Investigates Fish Kill on Black Warrior River

August 25, 2019

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is investigating a fish kill on the Black Warrior River near the Holt Lock and Dam in Tuscaloosa County. ADEM received notification of the fish kill on Saturday, August 17, 2019 and responded immediately to the incident. Both ADEM and Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural […]


One Dead One Injured After Domestic Dispute In Toney

August 24, 2019

MADISON COUNTY-On Saturday, August 24 Madison County Sheriff Kevin Turner issued a statement regarding a shooting that took place in Toney resulting in the death of one person and another person who has been seriously injured: “At around 1230 today (Saturday, August 24) Madison County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to the 200 block of […]


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University of North Alabama, City of Decatur Sign Learning Agreement

August 24, 2019

FLORENCE – Officials with the University of North Alabama and the City of Decatur have today signed a learning agreement that will benefit full-time city employees to further their education.   “We are delighted that UNA offered to partner with the City of Decatur for the benefit of our City employees,” said Decatur Mayor Tab […]


The Natchez Trace Parkway Hosted The Swearing In Of 15 New Citizens To The United States

August 24, 2019

TUPELO, MS-Since 2006, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and National Park Service have partnered to welcome thousands of new citizens in parks around the country and celebrate their new status in our country’s beautiful landmarks and this past Friday, August 23 was no exception.   The ceremony welcomed 15 new citizens to the United States as […]


New Report: Senator Doug Jones Ranks Among Most Bipartisan Senators

August 24, 2019

BIRMINGHAM – Quorum Analytics has released a new report ranking Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) among the most bipartisan members of the United States Senate. The report analyzed the bipartisan actions taken by Members of Congress so far in the 116th Congress. Of the bills Senator Jones has cosponsored this year, 47 percent are led by a Republican. “Bipartisanship means […]


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Athens has opportunities to give back to the community

August 24, 2019

ATHENS-Athens has three great opportunities for you to give back to your community all during United Way’s Week Of Caring. United Way is kicking off its Stuff the Bus campaign on Aug. 26 and it will go through Sept. 30. The flyer lists drop off locations for new and gently used books. The books will […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 08/02/19 – 08/22/19

August 24, 2019

MARSHALL COUNTY– 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 as a public service.


Florence Library Celebrates African American Music with Programs, Exhibit

August 24, 2019

FLORENCE-Celebrate African American music with an exhibit and a series of free lectures and performances at Florence-Lauderdale Public Library. The library is hosting an exhibit, ​I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage​, through September 20. In early September, there will be a talk about the history of hip hop with local rapper GMANE, […]


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Shoals Archaeological Stewardship Lecture Series August 25th

August 24, 2019

FLORENCE-To raise awareness about archaeological efforts in the Shoals area, and to foster a sense of archaeological stewardship, the Florence Indian Mound Museum is partnering with the Tennessee Valley Authority on a series of lectures. These monthly presentations will take place at the Florence Indian Mound Museum and are free to the public. On August […]


MSNHA offers field-trip grants to teachers

August 24, 2019

FLORENCE—Teachers in the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area can apply for an MSNHA field-trip grant, which helps fund transportation to local historical and cultural sites. Elementary and secondary teachers in MSNHA’s six counties–Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone and Morgan–are eligible to apply. Maximum grant amount is $200. The MSNHA will award up to six grants […]


Body Found In Cypress Creek Near McFarland Park Identified

August 23, 2019

FLORENCE-On Thursday, August 22 the Florence Police received a call around 6:20 PM from a fisherman who discovered a body floating in the Tennessee River at McFarland Park on Cypress Creek. The deceased man was pulled from the water and the Police say the man has been identified.  Police say the person that was found […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 08/01/19 – 08/08/19

August 23, 2019

MADISON COUNTY– Booking Photos from Madison 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.


Florence New Businesses for July 2019

August 23, 2019

FLORENCE-Mayor Holt is pleased to announce that seven new brick and mortar businesses received their business license during July, 2019.  The business list includes a custom cabinet shop, a leading electronics store, a unique ice cream shop, and an array of professional service providers and other establishments.  Florence’s commitment to business is a foundational value, […]


Community grant to fund swings for children who need additional body support

August 23, 2019

ATHENS-Two City of Athens parks will receive a specialized swing that provides additional body support for children who need assistance sitting upright.   The Mayor’s Office applied for a community grant through the Limestone County Legislative Delegation Office, and Sen. Tim Melson responded that he “would be glad to support the project.”   Melson approved […]


MSNHA opens photo contest

August 23, 2019

FLORENCE –Want to see your photos used online and in publications across the country? Want to win great prizes? Then enter the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area’s photo contest!   The MSNHA staff is looking for photos that celebrate the people and places of northwest Alabama. Both amateur and professional photographers are eligible to enter. […]


Auto Supplier Vuteq to Create 200 Jobs at Alabama Plant

August 23, 2019

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced that global automotive supplier Vuteq USA plans to invest more than $60 million to open a manufacturing facility to serve the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. (MTMUS) auto assembly plant in Huntsville. Japan-based Vuteq, which has operated in North America for over three decades, will hire approximately 200 workers for […]


Body Found Floating In Cypress Creek Near McFarland Park

August 22, 2019

FLORENCE-On Thursday, August 22 the Florence Police received a call around 6:20 PM from a fisherman who discovered a body floating in the Tennessee River at McFarland Park on Cypress Creek. The deceased man was pulled from the water and the Police say the man has been identified.   The name is being withheld pending further […]


Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakley Arrested On Ethics And Theft Charges

August 22, 2019

ATHENS-On Thursday, August 22 Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakley was arrested and booked into the Limestone County Jail on 13 charges of theft and ethics charges after his indictment came down Thursday morning. According to the Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall the 13 charges cover conduct over several years. Blakely is charged with the following […]


This June’s Shoal Creek fatal boat accident heads to Grand Jury – UPDATE

August 22, 2019

FLORENCE – The rumor mill, working overtime since a speedboat and a cabin cruiser collided on Shoal Creek, will finally begin to slow down as early as next week, when the case goes before the Lauderdale County Grand Jury. The accident, which occurred late at night on June 8, near the mouth of the creek […]


New! North Alabama Medical Center Births 08/13/19 – 0819/19

August 22, 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 on here.