City Of Florence Welcomes 12 New Businesses In January 2020

February 16, 2020

FLORENCE– Mayor Holt is pleased to announce that twelve new brick and mortar businesses received their business license during the month of January, 2020.  The list includes an array of professional service providers, retail establishments, a hotel, and a second location for a popular restaurant.  Florence’s commitment to business is a foundational value, and we […]


Walking Weather Just Around The Corner…Pick A Pal…Pet Of The Week

February 16, 2020

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!


Killen Man Dies From Injuries Received In February 11 Two-Vehicle Accident

February 15, 2020

KILLEN-On Saturday, February 15 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a two-veichle accident occurred on Tuesday, February 11. One person has died On Friday, February 14 from injuries received in the accident: “A two vehicle crash at 5:45 PM on February 11, has claimed the life of a Killen man. Ed Norton Taylor III, 85, […]


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Mississippi Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident Near Cherokee, AL

February 15, 2020

CHEROKEE-On Saturday, February 15 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-vehicle accident that has taken the life of one person near Cherokee. “A one vehicle crash at 6:25 a.m. today, February 15, has claimed the life of a Tremont, MS. man. Brack Lyman Loden, 73 was killed when the 1999 Mac truck he was […]


Senator Doug Jones Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expedite Disaster Recovery

February 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, February 12, Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) introduced the bipartisan Hazard Eligibility and Local Projects (HELP) Act, which would expedite the start of certain hazard mitigation and community safety projects after natural disasters while grant applications await federal assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) hazard mitigation program. “I’ve seen […]


Belle Mont Mansion Presents Joyce Cauthen for “Fiddlers, Banjo Players and Strawbeaters: Alabama’s First Pop Musicians”

February 15, 2020

TUSCUMBIA-Belle Mont Mansion hosts Alabama Humanities Foundation  Joyce Cauthen, director emeritus of the Alabama Folklife Association, who will present “Fiddlers, Banjo Players and Strawbeaters” on Sunday, February 23, at 2:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.   Cauthen will be examining the pivotal role played by African-Americans in developing the music […]


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Forest Hills Elementary School Receives Safe School Initiative Award

February 15, 2020

FLORENCE-On Tuesday,February 11, Attorney General Steve Marshall presented Forest Hills Elementary School with the Safe School Initiative Award. Mayor Steve Holt and the Florence City Council were honored to be a part of an important recognition. Congratulations to the Florence City School Board; Dr. Jimmy Shaw, Superintendent; Ms. Laurie Fowler, Principal; Mr. Clarke Jackson and […]


MSNHA awarded state arts grant

February 15, 2020

  FLORENCE-The Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area received an Alabama State Council on the Arts grant for a photography project documenting spaces where local musicians work. “Hidden Spaces: Muscle Shoals Music” brings University of North Alabama art and public-history students together with Florence photographer Abraham Rowe. The project explores the solitary creative process musicians go […]


New! Winston County Arrest Reports 02/03/20 – 02/09/20

February 15, 2020

WINSTON COUNTY– Booking Photos from Winston 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.  The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


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“This is just about as high as it’s going to get” – TVA River Forcast Center

February 14, 2020

KNOXVILLE – Today’s conference call from the River Forecast Center brought some reassuring news for people living in low-lying areas near the Tennessee River. James Everett, Senior Manager of the River Forecast Center, told news media outlets that Pickwick and Kentucky Lakes, along with the tributary dams, which hold most of the excess water from […]


Tennessee Woman Dies In Head-On Collision Near Scottsboro

February 14, 2020

SCOTTSBORO -The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a two-vehicle accident  which occurred on Wednesday, February 12 that has taken the life of one person: “A two-vehicle crash at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, has claimed the life of a South Pittsburg, Tennessee woman. Sandra Dee Richardson, 58, was a passenger in a 2015 Honda Accord driven […]


Senator Doug Jones Statement on Iran War Powers Resolution Vote

February 14, 2020

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) on Thursday, February 13 voted in favor of S.J.Res.68, a resolution which directs the removal of United States military from hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not been authorized by Congress. Senator Jones is a cosponsor of the legislation and a member of the Senate […]


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Athens Police Arrest Man For Allegedly Soliciting Sex At Bus Stop

February 14, 2020

ATHENS-On Thursday, February 13 Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement concerning the arrest of a man who had been soliciting minor children for sex: “Wednesday morning, February 12 the police department received a call for Athens Intermediate school. The staff had been notified by several students that were waiting on a bus when […]


Intelligent.com Ranks University Of North Alabama’s Masters in Elementary Education Program

February 14, 2020

FLORENCE-The University of North Alabama has been recognized for having one of the best online Master’s in Elementary Education Degree Programs in the nation for 2020 by Intelligent.com. From the forty ranked universities, UNA’s Education-Master of the Arts (M.A. Ed.) program earned number fifteen with an Intelligent score of 86.54.   “UNA’s Educator Preparation Program […]


New! Etowah County Arrest Reports 01/28/20 – 02/12/20

February 14, 2020

ETOWAH COUNTY– Booking Photos from Etowah 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.  The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.


‘Let It Be Art! Harold Clurman’s Life of Passion’ At The Ritz February 29

February 14, 2020

SHEFFIELD-An unforgettable evening of down-to-earth humor, joyful story-telling and passion for life and the theater!   An intimate evening in the new Blue Studio adjacent to the Ritz Theatre Reserved seating for 60 Saturday, February 20 at 7:30 PM. Let It Be Art! Harold Clurman’s Life of Passion written and starring Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald […]


Russellville Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident

February 13, 2020

RUSSELLVILLE-On Thursday, February 13 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-vehicle accident has occurred near Russsellville taking the life of one person: “A one vehicle crash at 4:00 a.m. today, February 13, has claimed the life of a Russellville man. Dudley Chase Davis, 33, was killed when the Dodge Ram 1500 he was driving, […]


Large Tree Falls At Limestone County Courthouse Several Vehicles Damaged – PHOTOS

February 13, 2020

ATHENS-A large old oak tree fell from the Limestone County Courthouse lawn onto some cars parked around The Square. Three people were in one of the damaged vehicles but were not injured. Athens Police will have Marion Street in front of the Courthouse closed until further notice. City of Athens crews are working this morning […]


New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 01/22/20 – 02/11/20

February 13, 2020

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.


ARC announces $1.2 million investment in North Alabama

February 13, 2020

  WASHINGTON, DC-The Appalachian Regional Commission announced today approval of a grant of $733,150 to Opportunity Alabama, Inc. (OPAL) for the Creating Opportunity for Alabama (COAL) Initiative. The project will help spur investment in designated Opportunity Zones throughout the Appalachian counties of Alabama, creating 250 new jobs and leveraging $100M in private investment.   This grant […]


Muscle Shoals Meets Sam Phillips Concert Set For February 27

February 13, 2020

FLORENCE-Muscle Shoals Meets Sam Phillips a concert to benefit The Healing Place and Room In the Inn Shoals/Room at the Table. Thursday February 27th at The Marriott Shoals Conference Center. Doors at 6pm, show starts at 7pm! Featuring the Fiddleworms with special guests- Kelvin Holly, Lenny LeBlanc, Angela Hacker, Travis Wammack, Billy Swan, Dickie Lee, […]


Some Area Schools Delaying Start Due To Weather Threat On Thursday, February 13

February 13, 2020

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to the Threat for severe weather and flooding in the area some schools and businesses  will be operating on a delay for Thursday, February 13. Colbert County Schools – 2-hour delay Etowah County Schools – 2-hour delay Franklin County Schools (AL) – 2 hour delay Hartselle City Schools – Closed Thursday Jackson County […]


New! North Alabama Medical Center Births 02/04/20 – 02/10/20

February 13, 2020

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


Homicide Ruling In Death Of Tuscumbia Woman

February 12, 2020

TUSCUMBIA-On Wednesday, February 12 Tuscumbia Police Chief Tony Logan said autopsy results shows likely result of death as homicide in the death of Mary Malone, 83. Malone was found dead inside her home around 2:50 PM on Friday, February 7 it was estimated she had been dead 8-10 hours before authorities arrived.  Malone lived in […]