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UNA Planetarium to Host Public Observation of Lunar Eclipse Jan. 20

January 16, 2019

 FLORENCE – The Shoals and the State of Alabama will be in for a treat this weekend when a total lunar eclipse occurs Jan. 20 and 21.  In addition, the University of North Alabama Planetarium will host a Public Observation complete with telescopes, as part of the event. A lunar eclipse occurs when the full moon […]


Bank Independent Offers Help to Furloughed Federal Employees

January 16, 2019

 SHEFFIELD-Bank Independent is here to help customers who have been furloughed due to the recent government shutdown. There are many federal employees and government contractors in our communities, and we want to help alleviate the resulting financial strain of the government shutdown. “The current government shutdown has had an impact across the country, but our […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 01/07/19 – 01/13/19

January 16, 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.


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NW-SCC to launch Medical Sonography and Imaging programs this fall

January 16, 2019

 MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) was recently approved to start two new Health Studies programs, Medical Sonography and Diagnostic Imaging program, during the 2019 fall semester. The Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees and Alabama Commission on Higher Education (ACHE) approved the new programs during their December meetings. According to NW-SCC President […]


Florence Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident In Franklin County

January 15, 2019

FRANKLIN COUNTY-On Tuesday, January 15the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has issued a statement concerning a single-vehicle accident that has taken the ife of a Florence man: “A one vehicle crash at 12:20 p.m. today, January 15, 2019 has claimed the life of a Florence man. Tyler Dunkin Jolley, 23, was killed when the 2008 Lexus […]


Emergency Rapid Response Meetings to be Held for Laid-Off Freight Car America Employees

January 15, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS –  Alabama Career Center staff will join the Alabama Department of Commerce’s Rapid Response Unit to meet with laid-off employees of Freight Car America.  More than 140 employees were laid off on January 14, 2019. FreightCar America announced Monday, January 14  the layoff of 145 workers at its plant in the Barton Riverfront […]


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Flood Advisory

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12:33 AM CST on January 20, 2019
Expires:
12:31 PM CST on January 21, 2019

Wind Advisory

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2:12 PM CST on January 19, 2019
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7:00 AM CST on January 20, 2019
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MLK…Did You Know?

January 15, 2019

 Martin Luther King born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia grew to be the icon of Civil Rights was influenced by Mahatma Gandhi as well as Abraham Lincoln died much too young by an assassin’s bullet in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968.  MLK was one of the most significant figures of the 20th century. Here […]


The Ban of Bump-Fire Stocks on Firearms

January 15, 2019

I got the notification of the ban of Bump-Fire Stocks across my desk the last week of December, 2018.  That day, I was talking to Quad Cities Daily owner Steve Wiggins and this discussion came up.  Mr. Wiggins stated that we should write an article about this in case some of our readers have one […]


Chocolate Walk Downtown Athens…A February Tradition

January 15, 2019

ATHENS – Athens Main Street is proud to announce the 2019 Chocolate Walk is Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. You can fall in love with Downtown Athens, while enjoying some sweet treats. Ticket holders enjoy a chocolate treat, sweet deals, and a chance to win a door prize from participating businesses during this prelude to […]


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New! Winston County Arrest Reports 12/31/18 – 01/06/19

January 15, 2019

WINSTON COUNTY-Booking Photos from Winston County Sheriff –  (CLICK HERE). Adefendant 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.


Floating Bone…Everybody Has One

January 14, 2019

The hyoid bone  is a horseshoe-shaped bone situated in the anterior midline of the neck between the chin and the thyroid cartilage, and the hyoid bone in your throat is the only bone in your body not attached to any other bones. Unlike other bones, the hyoid is only distantly articulated to other bones by muscles […]


Helen Keller Hospital Births 01/01/19 – 01/05/19

January 14, 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.


Elementary Robotics Challenge at NW-SCC – EVENT PHOTOS

January 14, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS-Elementary and middle school students from across northwest Alabama came to Northwest-Shoals Community College on Saturday, January 12 to play the 2018-2019 VEX IQ Challenge Next Level. Nineteen teams came together for a non-stop, action-packed day of teamwork challenges where they  competed  with their custom-built robots using VEX IQ. Parents, Teachers,Mentors and Robot Nerds were present […]


Pet Of The Week Zane And His Feline Friends…Get You One!

January 14, 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!


New! Florence Arrest Reports 01/01/19 – 01/08/19

January 14, 2019

FLORENCE-Booking Photos from Florence Police (CLICK HERE). Adefendant 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.


Governor Ivey Issues Statement Following Shooting of Birmingham Law Enforcement Officers

January 13, 2019

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday issued the following statement regarding the incident in Birmingham, which fatally wounded one officer and left a second officer in critical condition: “We began today with the heartbreaking news that Birmingham Police Sergeant Wytasha Carter was killed in the line of duty and a second officer still remains in […]


Fainting Goats Of Tennessee

January 13, 2019

 A myotonic goat, otherwise known as the fainting goat, is a domestic goat whose muscles freeze for roughly 10 seconds when the goat feels panic. Though painless, this generally results in the animal collapsing on its side. The characteristic is caused by a hereditary genetic disorder called myotonia congenita. When startled, younger goats will stiffen […]


The University of North Alabama to Host 2nd Annual Robotics Competition

January 13, 2019

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama will host the 2nd annual 2019 UNA Robotics Competition, Saturday, Jan. 26, from Noon – 4:30 p.m., in Flowers Hall on UNA’s campus. The theme for this year’s competition is “Mission to Mars,” with the event being sponsored by the UNA STEAM Outreach Initiative. Through an initiative in the Office of […]


Coming Soon To The Shoals Theatre

January 13, 2019

FLORENCE-Happy New Year from your friends here at the Shoals Community Theater! We want to thank you for making 2018 one of our most successful years yet and invite you to join us in 2019! We have several upcoming events we want to let you know about. First, we have a production of Arsenic & […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 01/04/19 – 01/11/19

January 13, 2019

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Lauderdale  County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). Adefendant 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.


5 species that are making a comeback from the brink of extinction

January 12, 2019

Our planet is incredible and so are the creatures that inhabit it. Sadly, their habitats are under threat.   Some entire species are threatening to be wiped off the face of our planet. But there is good news….there are  5 amazing species who are pulling back from the brink of extinction. Hundreds of species across […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 12/31/18 – 01/06/18

January 12, 2019

MORGAN COUNTY-Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). Adefendant 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.


Leigh, King, Norton, and Underwood CPA Celebrate Merger With Chamber Ribbon Cutting

January 12, 2019

SHEFFIELD/TUSCUMBIA-Nearly 25 years ago, Karen King and Tim Leigh celebrated a ribbon cutting to commemorate the opening of Leigh, King & Associates. Today, the team has joined forces with CPAs Dennis Norton and an all-too familiar face in Tuscumbia, Mayor Kerry Bubba Underwood. Now merged as Leigh, King, Norton, and Underwood CPAs, this powerhouse team […]


Congressman Robert Aderholt Reminds 4th District Constituents to Plan Early if Spring Break Plans Include Trip to Washington

January 12, 2019

 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today released the following statement to remind those planning trips to Washington that early planning is essential to seeing all of the nation’s sites. “Schools in Alabama will be taking their spring breaks before we know it.   Every year we are glad to welcome people from the 4th District […]