Handy Festival Design Competition Extended Until May 10

April 14, 2019

 THE SHOALS-The Music Preservation Society, Inc. (MPS) announces its 2019 Handy Festival Design Competition has been extended.  Artists of all ages are invited to participate in the contest to have their creation compete to be the featured design on 2019 W.C. Handy Music Festival Brochures, official posters and t-shirts, and other marketing materials.  The winning […]


Governor Ivey Encourages Alabama Residents to Prepare for Severe Weather

April 13, 2019

 MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) are urging Alabama residents to prepare for potential severe weather moving through the state Saturday night into Sunday. The National Weather Service is forecasting a significant threat of severe weather to include destructive, long-track tornadoes and damaging straight-line winds for Alabama counties. The National […]


Former Madsion County High School Teacher Jailed On Charges Of Sex With A Student

April 13, 2019

MADISON COUNTY-On Friday, April 12 Lyndsey Sherrod Bates, 22, turned herself in to the Madison County Sheriff’s Department. Bates has been charged with one count of a school employee engaging in a sex act with a student, one count of a school employee having sexual contact with a student, and three counts of a school employee […]


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New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 03/29/19 – 04/11/19

April 13, 2019

FRANKLIN COUNTY-Booking Photos from Franklin County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


City Of Florence New Businesses Opened In March 2019

April 13, 2019

FLORENCE – Mayor Holt is pleased to announce that sixteen new brick and mortar businesses received their business license during March 2019.  The business list includes retail stores, an array of professional service providers and establishments, an automotive dealership, and a pharmacy.  Florence’s commitment to business is a foundational value, and we are thrilled that […]


Wrestle-Bash 2019: A Review

April 13, 2019

Wrestle-Bash 2019 was held in Nauvoo, Alabama on March 23rd, 2019.  When we were invited to the event, I thought about the location.  I knew where Nauvoo was on a map but I have never been there.  Looking at Google, I saw that it was not far from Jasper, Alabama.  Tracey and I were coming […]


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Pet Of The Week…Meet Tommy And His Friends

April 13, 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!


Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Stay of Execution for Death Row Inmate Christopher Lee Price

April 12, 2019

 MONTGOMERY – On Friday, April 12 Governor Kay Ivey released the following statement following the granting of a stay of execution for death row inmate Christopher Lee Price: “This evening, the state of Alabama witnessed a miscarriage of justice. Just days before Christmas in 1991, Christopher Lee Price brutally took the life of Pastor Bill Lynn. This […]


Connie Wallace Of Florence City Schools 2019 Robert L. Morton Award Recipient

April 12, 2019

FLORENCE-Connie Wallace has been named the recipient of the 2019 Robert L. Morton Award by the Alabama Association of School Business Officials (AASBO). The award named after the late Robert L. Morton, former assistant superintendent of administration and finance for the Alabama State Department of Education, is designed to recognize outstanding chief school financial officers […]


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North Alabama Medical Center Births 04/01/19 – 04/07/19

April 12, 2019

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 ones.


Alabama Spring Art Reception Set For April 12

April 12, 2019

ATHENS-Alabama Spring is a prestigious show that has been endorsed by The Alabama Bicentennial Commission. This is an impressive and diverse show and the public is invited to see all the entries on exhibit and many for sale at the April 12th reception at High Cotton Arts, 5-7pm. High Cotton Arts is located 103 W. Washington […]


New! Etowah County Arrest Reports 03/27/19 – 04/10/19

April 12, 2019

ETOWAH COUNTY-Booking Photos from Etowah County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


Keep your children’s vaccines and vaccine records up to date

April 12, 2019

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Alabama Academy of Family Physicians, and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) want to remind parents and caregivers of the importance of keeping their children’s vaccines up to date and maintaining accurate vaccine records for their families and themselves. In order to prevent disease […]


Athens lands 400 jobs with global automotive supplier Toyota Boshoku

April 11, 2019

ATHENS– State and local officials and representatives of Toyota Boshoku America announced Wednesday, April 10, the global automotive supplier plans to invest over $50 million to open a manufacturing facility in Athens, creating around 400 jobs once the plant reaches full production.   The new Athens factory will produce seat systems for vehicles built at […]


Russellville Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident

April 11, 2019

RUSSELLVILLE-On Thursday, April 11 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-vehicle that occurred near Russellville that took the life one man: “A one vehicle crash at 5:50 a.m. on April 10, 2019 has claimed the life of a Russellville man. Larry M. Wade, 46, was killed when the 2000 Toyota Tundra, he was driving, […]


Two Exciting Events Coming To FLPL In April

April 11, 2019

FLORENCE- The Florence/Lauderdale Public Library will be hosting to events you will not want to miss in the month of April.  First there will be a book signing and talk with Brenna Wardell who is a great speaker, and her stories and poetry from growing up in Alaska are charming and funny. It should be a […]


A “Momentous Weekend” for Florence Academy of Fine Arts students

April 11, 2019

FLORENCE-Mr. Jerry Foster, Director of Florence Academy of Fine Arts (FAFA), reports that this past weekend (April 5,6,8) was a “…momentous time for the Florence Academy of Fine Arts” students. Activities and events are described below:   FAFA was nominated and selected as the winner of the prestigious Impact Award, which awarded to an organization […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 04/01/19 – 04/04/19

April 11, 2019

THE SHOALS-The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hospital Center is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 03/26/19 – 04/09/19

April 11, 2019

WAYNE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Wayne County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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 Alumnus Wins Academy of Country Music Award

April 11, 2019

 FLORENCE — Ben Skipworth, a 2012 graduate of UNA’s Department of Entertainment Industry and producer, won Video of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday. Skipworth produced the video for Chris Janson’s “Drunk Girl” and shared the award with director Jeff Venable and Janson himself. “It’s so crazy, I don’t know another word […]


FBI Honors One Place of the Shoals with 2018 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

April 10, 2019

 FLORENCE-Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Johnnie Sharp, Jr. announced that One Place of the Shoals is the Birmingham Division recipient of the 2018 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA). SAC Sharp presented a certificate to Executive Director Elizabeth Moore at a press conference today, April 5, 2019, at the One Place of the Shoals facility […]


Suspect Arrested On Drug Charges In Limestone County

April 10, 2019

LIMESTONE COUNTY-The Limestone County Sheriff’s Department issued a statement on Tuesday, April 9 regarding the arrest of a suspect on Monday, April 8 who has been charged with felony drug charges: “On Monday, April 8 the LCSO Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at 17630 Brownsferry Rd. The Narcotics Unit located 11 grams of methamphetamine […]


Ana Carolina Behel of Weeden Elementary School selected as District VII Elementary Teacher of the Year: A “Sweet 16” State finalist

April 10, 2019

FLORENCE-The Alabama State Department of Education released the names of the outstanding educators who have been selected as the “Sweet 16” finalists from a group of over 140 teacher applicants for the 2019/2020 Alabama Teacher of the Year, and for the second year in a row, a teacher from Florence City Schools has been selected […]


New! Madison County Arrest reports 03/25/19 – 04/01/19

April 10, 2019

MADISON COUNTY-Booking Photos from Madison County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.