New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 09/27/19 – 10/04/19

October 10, 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 on here.


New! Florence Arrest Reports 09/27/19 – 10/03//19

October 10, 2019

FLORENCE– 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 as a public service.


UNA, Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine Sign Memorandum of Understanding

October 10, 2019

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama and the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM), in Dothan, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that provides benefits for students at both institutions as well as residents in rural areas of the state. “We are so pleased with this partnership,” said Dr. Ross Alexander, the Vice President […]


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Notices & Obituaries

Athens Man Arrested For Failure To Register As Sex Offender

October 10, 2019

ATHENS-On Wednesday, October 9 Athens Police Chief Floyd Jonson released a statement concerning the arrest of a man for failure to register as a sex offender: “Larquris Delmar Crutcher was arrested on Tuesday,October 8 for failure to register as a sex offender. Crutcher did not register in August as he was required to by Alabama […]


Widespread Operation By FBI And DEA Across North Alabama Net Several Arrests

October 9, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williams says the Colbert County Sheriff’s Department has been working with federal authorities, including the Drug Enforcement Agency and FBI, on part of a federal law enforcement operation.  Williamson confirmed that four subjects were wanted in Colbert County and two were already in custody and two more were taken in […]


Florence Census 2020 Kick Off

October 9, 2019

FLORENCE-On Tuesday, October 8 Florence Council Auditorium was full of community leaders joining efforts for the upcoming Census 2020. After performing the 2010 Census, federal officials estimate the population of Florence was undercounted by as much as 30 percent, costing the community significant funding.   To be certain the 2020 Census is more accurate, Florence […]


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Campers experience the life of Helen Keller at Ivy Green – EVENT PHOTOS

October 9, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-A group of students, who came from three states to attend a special camp at Ivy Green, left Tuscumbia with fond memories of Helen Keller and The Shoals. The students, traveled from as far as Wisconsin to attend Camp Courage, a Helen Keller Experience, Oct. 3-6. Most camp activities were held at Ivy Green, Keller’s […]


UNA Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

October 9, 2019

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama has been awarded $671,966 as part of a grant by the National Science Foundation STEM+Computing to fund the Collaborative Partnership to Teach Mathematical Reasoning through Computer Programming. This is the largest federally-funded award, single-allocation research project on record at UNA.   The Collaborative Research Project is led by […]


New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 09/24/19 – 10/07/19

October 9, 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.


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U.S. Senator Doug Jones in The Shoals

October 8, 2019

SHEFFIELD – Monday night, the Shoals Democratic Club hosted U.S. Senator, Doug Jones, who is running for re-election in 2020. Jones was greeted by a large audience of enthusiasts who relayed to him that they support his plan to restore civility and a sense of mutual accomplishment in Washington. Jones’ told the audience, that of […]


Athens Police Blotter For October 4 And 5

October 8, 2019

ATHENS-On Tuesday, October 8 Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement regarding three arrests made over the weekend: “Friday afternoon, October 4 shortly before 6:00 the police department received a call about possible shots being fired on Brookhill Drive. Officers later located a female that told officers she was in an argument with the boyfriend […]


Northwest Alabama BEST Robotics winners advance

October 8, 2019

 MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) hosted students from 15 area schools for the 2019 Northwest Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Game Day Saturday (10/5) in the Patriot Center (gym) on the Shoals Campus and Creekside Academy led the group of winners.   Creekside Academy (1st Place), Brooks High School (2nd […]


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New! Dekalb County Arrest Reports 09/20/19 – 10/05/19

October 8, 2019

DEKALB COUNTY– Booking Photos from Dekalb 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.


Polly Averhart Celebrates Her 105th Birthday Today – EVENT PHOTOS

October 8, 2019

SHEFFIELD-Happy Birthday to a special Sheffield lady.  Ms. Polly Averhart celebrates her 105th birthday today, Tuesday, October 8…but the party and celebration of Polly’s life took place at her home in Sheffield on Sunday. Friends and family (6 generations) were on hand to help celebrate the life of Ms. Averhart.  Sheffield Mayor Ian Sanford presented […]


Sunday In The South…A Southern Tradition Revisited – EVENT PHOTOS

October 8, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-On Sunday, October 6 Tuscumbia residents celebrated the State Bicentennial with ‘Sunday in the South’ a good old fashioned picnic and community gathering on the grounds of the Colbert County Courthouse. There was music, lots of good food a “beard and bonnet” contest and fun games for the children.  Both adults and children tried their […]


St. Florian Oktoberfest The Best Yet – EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

ST.  FLORIAN-The Oktoberfest celebration began on the grounds of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in St. Florian and has now spread to the adjacent Saint Florian Community Park…to the Senior Center and site of the future Town Hall. Oktoberfest not only recognizes and celebrates the German heritage of the early settlers of St. Florian, it also […]


NWS-CC Hosted BEST Robotics…’ OFF THE GRID’-EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Saturday, October 5 Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) hosted  host students from 15 area schools for the 2019 Northwest Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) in the Patriot Center (gym) on the Shoals Campus. The theme for this year’s competition is OFF THE GRID, which is all about Electricity. Middle and high school student teams […]


First Friday Annual Great Pumpkin Drop And More – EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

FLORENCE-The weather was hot but the fun and spirit was even hotter for the October First Friday.  The people gathered round to see the annual ‘Florence’s Great Pumpkin Drop”and they folks were awed by not ONE but TWO great pumpkin drops.  The Quad Cities Daily was on hand to capture the fun in photos and […]


Radiance Boutique Celebrates Downtown Florence Location With Chamber Ribbon Cutting

October 7, 2019

FLORENCE-On Friday, October 4 Radiance Boutique located in downtown Florence  held their grand opening.  Friends and family were in attendance to help celebrate the event.   The Shoals Chamber helped with the festivities by sponsoring a ribbon cutting.   A little about Radiance Boutique: “Radiance Boutique is a Christian, family owned and operated local boutique that […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 09/19/19 – 09/30/19

October 7, 2019

MORGAN COUNTY– Booking Photos from Morgan 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.


53rd Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention-EVENT PHOTOS

October 7, 2019

ATHENS-Known as the “Granddaddy of Midsouth Fiddlers Conventions” for its role in reviving the tradition of competition in old time music, the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention is celebrated the first full weekend in October each year. The convention brings some 200 contestants to compete for top prize money. There are 18 different categories, […]


Fall 2019 CWD Public Information Meeting Schedule

October 6, 2019

 MONTGOMERY-This fall, the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) is hosting a series of public meetings throughout the state to provide information about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), WFF’s CWD surveillance efforts in Alabama and how hunters can assist. CWD is a fatal disease affecting several species in the deer family (cervids). To date, […]


TVA Asks for Public Input on Coal Ash at Former Allen Fossil Plant

October 6, 2019

KNOXVILLE, TN – The Tennessee Valley Authority is moving forward with plans to remove coal ash stored at the former Allen Fossil Plant in Shelby County, Tennessee, and to demolish the plant structures. The public is invited to comment on a draft Environmental Impact Statement which will look at the potential environmental effects of various […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 09/13/19 – 09/30/19

October 6, 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.