Three-Vehicle Accident Leaves 11-Month Old Child Dead In Athens

November 13, 2019

ATHENS-On Wednesday, November 13 Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement regarding a three-vehicle accident that occurred in the city resulting in the death of a small child: “This morning, Wednesday, November 13 at 11:00 the police department was notified of a traffic accident on HWY 31 at Elm Street. The accident involved three […]


National Rural Health Day 2019 to be observed November 21; Jackson County physician selected as ‘Community Star’

November 13, 2019

 MONTGOMERY-National Rural Health Day is an annual observance that emphasizes the importance of rural America and promotes the need for accessible, high quality health care. National Rural Health Day falls on the third Thursday in November each year and recognizes the efforts of those serving the health needs of over 60 million people across the […]


Shoals Symphony Orchestra Presents Handel’s Messiah

November 13, 2019

FLORENCE-Ring in the holiday season with the Shoals Symphony Orchestra and a special performance of Handel’s Messiah. The famous “Hallelujah” chorus will be so mesmerizing you may even rise out of your seat, just as King George II did at the 1743 London premiere! As the story has it, the King was so entranced by […]


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Notices & Obituaries

New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 10/22/19 – 11/10/19

November 13, 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.


Athens teen part of global Armistice Day concert – VIDEO

November 13, 2019

ATHENS-In honor of Veterans Day, may music heal our wounds and soothe our heartaches as we remember lives lost, honor those still with us and strive for peace… Caleb Doughty, age 17, a Vanderbilt University student from Athens, Alabama, plays in a Limestone County cotton field for the global music project called #iPlay4Peace. Caleb learned of […]


Upcoming Events At The Shoals Theatre…Travis Wammack’s Birthday Bash And More

November 13, 2019

FLORENCE– Upcoming events for your enjoyment at the Shoals Theatre.  From plays to birthdays to some really great concerts see what is coming at the Shoals Theatre. Pocahontas Nov 21, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019 Shoals Theatre, Florence, AL The ’Wordspinner’ and the rhythmic beat of the tom-toms open and close this charming musical adventure […]


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Athens Police Make Arrest In Attempted Burglary Suspect Charged With Attempted Burglary 2nd

November 13, 2019

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement concerning a break-in on Sunday, November 10: “Sunday morning, November 10 the police department received a call from 413 Hoffman Street. The victim told officers there back door glass had been broken and the door was open. The victim suspected Christopher Jarrod Leggett from threats he had […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 11/01/19 – 11/08/19

November 13, 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.


Some Schools Operating On Two -Hour Delay Due Extreme Cold

November 12, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Some schools in the area will operate on a two-hour delay on Wednesday, November 13 due to the expection for extreme cold weather which is expected to dip into the teens tonight. Colbert County Schools – 2-hour delay Limestone County – 2 -hour-delay Jackson County Schools Skyline School ONLY – 2-hour delay on Wednesday


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Arrest Made In Drug Distribution Case In Franklin County

November 12, 2019

FRANKLIN COUNTY-On Tuesday, November 12 the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office issued astatement concerning an ongoing investigation into drug distribution. “On 11/08/2019 Investigators with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and Russellville Police Department assigned to the ALEA Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force Region E, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force, […]


Koch Foods to expand Alabama operations with new Attalla facility

November 12, 2019

ATTALLA – Governor Kay Ivey today joined representatives of Koch Foods and local leaders in Etowah County to announce that the company plans to invest more than $50 million to establish a state-of-the-art grain storage and distribution facility in Attalla. Koch Foods said the new poultry feed-mill will create 28 new jobs with an annual payroll […]


New! Jackson County Arrest Reports 10/25/19 – 11/06/19

November 12, 2019

JACKSON COUNTY– Booking Photos from Jackson 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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Governor Ivey Announces Record Number of Alabama Foster Care Adoptions

November 12, 2019

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced that, yet again, Alabama reported a record number of foster care adoptions. In Fiscal Year 2019, there were 731 foster care adoptions, which is an all-time record for the state. That is up from the previous year’s record of 727 adoptions. The governor celebrated this news with Alabama […]


LaGrange College Christmas in the Country is November 22-24

November 12, 2019

LEIGHTON-For many Tennessee Valley residents, the holiday festival seasons begins with a trip to LaGrange Mountain in eastern Colbert County. The LaGrange Living Historical Association’s annual Christmas in the Country celebration is a holiday tradition for families from throughout the Valley region. For most, it’s their first holiday festival of the season. This year’s celebration […]


Let Us Hear You Roar for Your Lions!

November 12, 2019

FLORENCE-On Monday, November 18, the University of North Alabama alumni, faculty, staff, and friends, along with the Shoals community, will celebrate the birth date of Leo III and Una with a special giving day in the lions’ honor. By making a donation on Leo and Una Giving Day, you’re giving a gift to meet the […]


Bitter Cold Wintry Mix Expected Over Night

November 11, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY–On Monday, November 11 a Special Weather Statement has been issued by the National Weather Service Huntsville AL: Bitter Cold Air with a Brief Period of Light Wintry Precipitation Expected to Affect South Middle Tennessee and North Alabama Late Tonight, Monday November 11. A strong cold front will move across the Tennessee Valley late […]


Tennessee Valley School Delays Or Closing Due To Possbile Snow

November 11, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to the bitter cold and possible light dusting over night some schools will delay or close: Athens City Schools – 2-hour delay for students and employees Boaz City – 2 hour delay Colbert County Schools – 2-hour delay Country Day School – 2-hour delay Covenant Christian School – 2 hour delay Cullman City […]


Governor Ivey Presented with Plan for Achieving Statewide STEM Success

November 11, 2019

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey today was presented with a plan to improve STEM education across the state and create a workforce pipeline critical to filling the more than 850,000 STEM-related occupations that will be needed in the state by 2026. Alabama is a national leader in STEM fields such as aerospace, biotechnology, biomedicine, cybersecurity and […]


Annual Veterans Day Banquet Long-Hodges-Lowe Veterans of Foreign Wars & Auxiliary Post 8640

November 11, 2019

SHEFFIELD-On Saturday night, November 9 Long-Hodges-Lowe VFW and Auxiliary Post 8640 held their annual Veterans Day Banquet to honor those who served. The Keynote Speaker was Col. Authur D. Graves who packed the house and  gave a rousing speech urging everyone to take that “extra” step.  The ladies of the 8640 Auxiliary provided the evening […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 10/25/19 – 11/01/19

November 11, 2019

LAUDERDALE COUNTY– Booking Photos from Lauderdale 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.


Alabama Department of Labor Obtaining Convictions for Unemployment Compensation Fraud

November 11, 2019

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that the Department has successfully prosecuted several Alabamians for unemployment compensation fraud.  The following individuals were charged with a violation of the Alabama Unemployment Compensation Law by making false statements in claims for benefits:   Dina Crocton, of Gadsden, was tried in Etowah County Circuit Court on September 18, 2019.  […]


UNA’s Sanders Elected Representative to Professional Organization

November 11, 2019

 FLORENCE – Dr. Pat Sanders, a Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of North Alabama, has been elected as the District 2 board representative for the Broadcast Education Association. Sanders has been in the role since becoming a member of the board earlier this year; she has been serving an unfulfilled term […]


TVA Serves…Helps Manna House Plant Lettuce To Feed The Hungry

November 11, 2019

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY– Feeding the homeless and those in need has been an ongoing mission for the Manna House—a non-profit serving the Huntsville, Alabama, community since 2004. Through a partnership with TVA, the Manna House now harvests 5,250 heads of fresh lettuce each week to help provide for the basic needs of approximately 3,000-5,000 families […]


It Is Good To Honor Our Veterans, But It Is Better To Take Action

November 10, 2019

The word “sacrifice” gets used a lot, but it can be difficult to truly appreciate the full meaning of that word. For one group of people, “sacrifice” takes on a special meaning. This weekend we honor our nation’s veterans. While Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who died in military service, Veteran’s Day […]