Governor Ivey Announces Creation of the Alabama Prison Repurposing Commission

September 23, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday via Executive Order 722 established the Alabama Prison Repurposing Commission to conduct a thorough evaluation of the Alabama Department of Corrections’ (ADOC) existing infrastructure. The Commission will make recommendations as to which ADOC facilities should be retained and renovated as major correctional facilities, which could be renovated and repurposed for […]

Two-Vehicle Accident Near Huntsville Claims Life Of Ardmore Woman

September 22, 2020

HUNTSVILLE-On Tuesday, September 22 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a two-vehicle accident that has taken the life of one person: “A two-vehicle crash at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 22, has claimed the life of an Ardmore, Alabama woman. Christina Nichole Bustamante, 40, was killed when the 1992 Jeep Cherokee she was driving was struck […]

Artifact and Collectables Show October 3

September 22, 2020

ST. JOSEPH, TN-There will be a Indian Artifacts & Collectibles Show on Saturday, October 3, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the St. Joseph, TN, City Park Civic Center. Free Admission. Hosted by “The Tennessee Valley Archaeological Society. For more info, call 931-762-7541, or 256-577-3894 Media Release/Tennessee Valley Archaeological Society/Lanny Perry

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New! Florence Arrest Reports 09/10/20 – 09/18/20

September 22, 2020

FLORENCE-Booking Photos from Florence Police  CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it w ill 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.

Athens Police Charge Suspect In Knifing On Friday Night

September 22, 2020

ATHENS-On Monday, September 21 Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement regarding the arrest of a suspect who has been charged in the cutting of another person in Athens on Friday evening: “Around 11:30 Friday night (September 18)  the Athens police department was called about a cutting at Mac’s on South Jefferson Street. When […]

NW-SCC awarded over $3 million to help low income, first generation, and students with disabilities succeed in college

September 22, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL – The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will receive a federal Student Support Services (SSS) grant of $3,171,090 to help more students succeed in and graduate from college. The Federal Student Support Services Grant awards $634,218 per year for five years.   “Northwest-Shoals is […]

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Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Increased in 2019

September 22, 2020

MONTGOMERY –  Income rose and poverty declined in the United States in the calendar year before the COVID-19 pandemic, but the number of Americans without health insurance increased for the third consecutive year despite a growing economy, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) report released last week. The number of […]

Mattie Waits’ Birthday Celebration – EVENT PHOTOS

September 21, 2020

FLORENCE – How about some good news? With all this national turmoil; COVID; political stress… Well, it’s sometimes difficult to stay happy. So, when City Council Member Kaytrina Simmons called and invited The Quad-Cities Daily to come over to Florence resident, Mattie Waits’ 92nd Birthday Party, we jumped at the opportunity. Ms. Mattie turned 92 […]

Generating Justice: TVA’s New Pro Bono Program

September 21, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN― Attorneys and other legal professionals at the Tennessee Valley Authority, Office of the General Counsel, recently launched TVA’s first pro bono program, Generating Justice, to provide free legal assistance in local communities. As part of the Generating Justice program, TVA’s OGC is working with several legal aid organizations and law firms to address […]

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Alabama Department of Public Health COVID-19 hotline hours to change

September 21, 2020

MONTGOMERY-Based on a reduction in telephone call volume, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) toll-free COVID-19 hotline will operate only during regular business hours, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, effective September 21. The hotline allows the public to speak with someone who can provide information or direct them to a contact […]

New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 09/03/20 – 09/15/20

September 21, 2020

COLBERT COUNTY-Booking Photos from Colbert County Sheriff  CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it w ill 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.

OPED By Robert Aderholt/Low Census Response Rate Comes with Big Consequences for Alabama

September 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC-In more ways than we could possibly name, Alabama is the best state in the nation. However, when it comes to the 2020 Census, we are sitting in last place in the country. Currently 81.5% of Alabama households have been counted, but that is nearly 10% less than the national count of 90.1%. I […]

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What to Do if Your Pet Tests Positive for the Virus that Causes COVID-19

September 20, 2020

ATLANTA, GA-If your pet tests positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, isolate the pet from everyone else, including other pets. Do not wipe or bathe your pet with chemical disinfectants, alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, or other products, such as hand sanitizer, counter-cleaning wipes, or other industrial or surface cleaners. What you need to know If […]

Alabama’s August Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.6%

September 20, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted August unemployment rate is 5.6%, down from July’s rate of 7.9%, and above August 2019’s rate of 2.8%. August’s rate represents 127,186 unemployed persons, compared to 176,556 in July and 62,149 in August 2019. “The drop in the unemployment rate is certainly good news for Alabama,” said Governor Kay Ivey. “We have worked extremely hard to open Alabama’s businesses safely, and to […]

Something About Millie And Her Friends…Pet Of The Week

September 20, 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!

New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 09/11/20 – 09/18/20

September 20, 2020

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Lauderdale County Sheriff  CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it w ill 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.

Senator Doug Jones Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 19, 2020

BIRMINGHAM – U.S. Senator Doug Jones of Alabama  issued the following statement on Friday night, September 18 on the news of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death: “This news is a devastating loss for our country and for all those who have been inspired by the inimitable Justice Ginsburg during her long and historic career. […]

New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 09/05/20 – 09/17/20

September 19, 2020

WAYNE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Wayne County Sheriff  CHECK HERE. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it w ill 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.

UNA Climbs in Annual Ranking from U.S. News & World Report

September 19, 2020

FLORENCE – For the second year, the University of North Alabama has ranked among the best Public Regional Universities of the South category, according to the 2021 list released by U.S. News & World Report. This year, UNA moved up to 17th in this category, and the institution ranked in four other notable categories as […]

Morgan County Health Department To Hold Drive-Thru Flu Shots October 18

September 19, 2020

MORGAN COUNTY-The Morgan County drive-thru flu clinic is October 18th at the Morgan County Fairgrounds located at 2919 Fairgrounds Road in Decatur.  The  drive-thru clinic will be from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The health department and emergency management agency want to see as many people vaccinated as possible to reduce the number of flu […]

Chloe’s Fund Yard Sale October 3!

September 19, 2020

FLORENCE-Chloe’s Fund is having a big Yard Sale; you don’t want to miss out on two days of great deals! Save these dates and times – Friday, October 2nd & Saturday, October 3rd from 7am to 2pm, the Chloe’s Fund Yard Sale will be held at the Florence Lauderdale Animal Services building, 3240 Roberson Road in Florence. All proceeds […]

STEM Grant Opportunity for K-12 Tennessee Valley Educators Now Open

September 19, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN – The TVA STEM Classroom Grant Program is open for applications with $800,000 in funding available for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics learning projects in classrooms and schools in areas served by TVA across the Tennessee Valley. The education program is sponsored by TVA in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Inc., a TVA retiree organization, with […]

Mayor Holt Proclaims September 28 As Family Day And September 27-October 3 As Family Week

September 19, 2020

FLORENCE-The Alabama Family Rights Association encourages the entire state of Alabama to participate in this year’s “Family Day/Week”. On the last Monday of September (September 28th), Family Day brings together communities across the state and nation to celebrate the positive influence parents have on their kids. The proclamation encourages all citizens to join together in […]

Freeman supports Steve Stanley for Sheffield Mayor

September 18, 2020

SHEFFIELD – Outgoing Sheffield City Council Member, Penny Freeman and former candidate for Mayor has thrown her support behind fellow council member, Steve Stanley in the October 6th runoff election for the city’s top job. Freeman ran a close race with Stanley, losing to him by a single vote. As such, her voice carries the […]