Get Out of Town series for 2018

December 10, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library announce the line-up for their 2018 “Get Out of Town” travel series. Get Out of Town: Taiwan Sunday, January 7, 2:00 pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library Our annual travel series kicks off for 2018! For the first event, Caleb Cole will talk about his time in Taiwan. Get Out of Town will […]


Christmas Traditions Born In The South

December 9, 2017

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the South. We may not get a White Christmas (like ever….well maybe sometimes), but our Southern ancestors are responsible for many of the celebrations and traditions across America this time of year. Our southern christmas traditions are America’s Christmas traditions. Southerners were some of the first to adopt Christmas in The States. […]


Silent Night, Funky Night at The NuttHouse – An Evening with Donnie Fritts & Friends

December 9, 2017

SHEFFIELD–The NuttHouse and Crazy Chester Records present Silent Night, Funky Night at The NuttHouse – An Evening with Donnie Fritts and special guests Scott Boyer, NC Thurman and Mark Narmore. Wednesday, December 13 at 7:30 PM (Doors at 7:00 PM) Celebrate the Christmas season with a special night of music. The show will kick off with […]


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Treestand Accidents Mar Early Deer Season

December 9, 2017

MONTGOMERY-Despite a concerted effort by the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division’s Hunter Safety Program, Alabama deer hunters are still falling out of treestands in disturbing numbers. Plus, there has been one firearms fatality where the cardinal rule of unloading your firearm before exiting your deer stand was not followed. Seven Alabama hunters had […]


Alabama public water systems receive water fluoridation quality awards

December 9, 2017

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announces that 78 Alabama public water systems recently received water fluoridation quality awards from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for 2016. One 50-year certificate was also provided to Decatur Utilities for fluoridating for 50 years or more.  Fluoridation is the adjustment of fluoride in […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 11/25/17 – 12/07/17

December 9, 2017

MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Madison 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 public service.


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Florence Municipal Court Holds 2nd Annual Amnesty Day On December 12 and 14

December 9, 2017

FLORENCE-In an attempt to have people with warrants from Florence Municipal Court a chance to get them taken care of before the Christmas Holiday, Judge Smith and Florence Municipal Court has declared Tuesday, December 12, 2017, and Thursday December 14, 2017, to be an Amnesty Day for anyone with outstanding warrants from their court.  The […]


Colbert County Board of Education Foundation Celebrate With A Ribbon Cutting

December 9, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-Colbert County Schools now has an education foundation.  The foundation has been in the works for the 18 months. The Shoals Chamber along with the Colbert County School Board celebrated the advent of the foundation with an old-fashioned ribbon cutting. Now a little about the foundation: “Our system, like others, gets federal and state money […]


Attempted Robbery..At Royal Ave. And Hermitage Dr. In Florence

December 8, 2017

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement asking for the public’s help.  The statement was issued on Friday, December 8 concerning an attempted robbery: “Shortly after noon today we received a call of shots fired at the Quick Stop Convenience store at the corner of Royal Ave and Hermitage Dr. Once officers arrived on the scene they […]


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School And Business Closing Due To Snow December 8

December 8, 2017

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Several businesses and schools have closed due to the snow in the Tennessee Valley.  We have an up-to-date list here: Albertville City Schools – CLOSING AT 12:00 p.m. Arab City Schools dismissing at 12:15 p.m. Boaz City Schools dismissing at 11 a.m. Cornerstone Christian Academy in Rainsville Cullman City Schools – CLOSING AT NOON […]


Coyote….Did You Know?

December 8, 2017

Did you know coyotes and grey wolves share the same ancestors more than 1 million years ago. Coyotes have been living in North America for about 1 million years from the moment they got their different identity from grey wolves. Coyotes can adjust in all kinds of living conditions as they live in mountains, plains, wilderness, […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 11/28/17 – 12/04/17

December 8, 2017

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


Governor Ivey Joins Other Republican Governors in Urging Congress to Act on Tax Reform

December 8, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced she has joined fellow Republican governors in sending a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, urging Congress to pass tax reform legislation.   “President Trump is proposing the largest tax cut for American families and businesses in decades,” Governor Ivey said. “The current tax […]


New! Marion County Arrest Reports 11/15/17 – 12/06/17

December 8, 2017

MARION COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marion 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 public service.


Brooks Votes For Second Amendment Protections

December 8, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) today voted for H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. This bill aims to protect our Second Amendment right to bear arms by ensuring that individuals qualified to carry a concealed handgun in their home state can also carry a firearm across state lines. Brooks is an […]


Don’t Forget The Birds….Top Ten Foods For Winter Wild Bird Feeding

December 7, 2017

‘Tis the season for feeding birds all across North America. If you are just getting started in bird feeding, or if you are frustrated by a lack of success in attracting winter birds to your feeders, the first thing you need to determine is whether you are feeding the right foods. If you are not […]


Roger Clark to be Honored with Music Hall of Fame Bronze Star in December

December 7, 2017

TUSCUMBIA-Join the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, December 10 at 1:30pm in celebrating the career of drummer Roger Clark with the unveiling of a bronze star in his honor. Earning his first paying gig at age 14, Roger Clark quickly earned a reputation as a skilled, dynamic percussionist. A legendary Muscle Shoals and Nashville studio […]


Athens presents program on Youth Commission to other cities

December 7, 2017

ATHENS-The City of Athens joined Montevallo and Alabaster in a presentation at this week’s Leadership Institute hosted by the League of Municipalities. The presentation focus was why and how a city starts a youth council group. The meeting was held at Ross Bridge in Birmingham. Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks discussed how Athens started its Athens […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 11/21/17 – 12/01//17

December 7, 2017

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.


Governor Ivey Announces $1.5 Million Grant to Help Expand State Pre-K through Third Grade Program to More Schools

December 7, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a $1.5 million grant to help expand the state’s Pre-K through Third Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning program.   “I’m thrilled to announce the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education a $1.5 million grant […]


New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 11/21/17 – 12/05/17

December 7, 2017

WAYNE COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Wayne 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 public service.


Athens Police Arrest Three On Seperate Warrants

December 6, 2017

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement concerning three arrests on Tuesday, November 5 : “Kendrick Lamont McCord was arrested yesterday on a warrant for robbery 2nd degree. On October 23, 2017, McCord and 2 other induvials approached the victim in the parking lot of Burger King on South Jefferson Street. They ask the […]


New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 11/15/17 – 12/01/17

December 6, 2017

COLBERT COUNTY-New 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 public service.


Got Tea?

December 6, 2017

Did you know that tea is second only to water as the most common beverage in the world? Put your feet up, pour yourself a cuppa, and experience some of the world’s the most iconic tea traditions….because….Wherever you are, anywhere in the world, chances are, you will find tea. It may look and taste different, […]