Surging COVID-19 cases lengthen turnaround time for COVID-19 testing

August 3, 2020

UPDATE:  As of 6:30 AM on Monday, August 3 there are 88,811 cases of confirmed COVID-19 in Alabama with 1,576 confirmed deaths and a total of 10,521 people in hospital and a total of 703,437 people who have been tested MONTGOMERY-The State of Alabama continues to experience increases in the number of COVID-19 cases. While […]

WFF Reminds Alligator Hunters of No-Cull Rule

August 3, 2020

MONTGOMERY-With Alabama’s 2020 alligator season only a couple of weeks away, the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division wants to remind those lucky tag holders about the no-cull rule in effect. With the exception of the Lake Eufaula Zone, tag holders are not allowed to release an alligator after it has been captured. The […]

Come Meet Sarge And The F Troop…A Fine Mix Of Pups And Kittens…Pet Of The Week

August 2, 2020

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!

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New! Etowah County Arrest Reports 07/17/20 – 07/31/20

August 2, 2020

ETOWAH COUNTY– Booking Photos from Etowah County Sheriff CHECK 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. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.

Senator Jones Leads Colleagues in Call for Leader McConnell to Bring the Senate Back to Work Until Bipartisan Deal Reached

August 2, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. –On Saturdsay, August 1, U.S. Senators Doug Jones of Alabama, Jacky Rosen of Nevada, and Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire led 10 of their Senate colleagues in a letter asking Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring the Senate back into session and work through the weekend until Congress reaches a bipartisan deal to […]

Groups urge Dismukes’ resignation and ask Legislature to dismantle white supremacy through policy change

August 2, 2020

MONTGOMERY-The following is a joint statement from Alabama Arise, the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP and Greater Birmingham Ministries: Our elected officials and appointed leaders should respect the full dignity, worth and humanity of all people they represent. We urge all political parties and public officials to acknowledge the harm that white supremacy continues […]

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Mothers hold prayer service for exploited children

August 2, 2020

FLORENCE – With so much going on in the news these days, it is no wonder that many important issues seemingly get swept “under the rug”. The Quad Cities Daily had an opportunity this past week to observe the ramifications of one such example. A group of mothers decided to gather at the Lauderdale County […]

UNA’s Patterson Named Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

August 2, 2020

FLORENCE – Ron Patterson has been named the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of North Alabama. With this promotion, Patterson leads a new division on campus dedicated to furthering the University’s mission of being a diverse and inclusive institution.   “Mr. Patterson has a long history of leadership at UNA, […]

Governor Ivey Allocates $100 Million for Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students

August 2, 2020

MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey has allocated $100 million in CARES Act funding for a public-private partnership to increase access to internet for K-12 students attending school in the fall who may need internet service for distance learning. The program, called Alabama Broadband Connectivity (ABC) for Students, will provide vouchers for families of students currently eligible […]

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Together We Can Make a Difference…Food Drive For “Sidney’s Safe”

August 1, 2020

FLORENCE-Please, help feed hungry kids in our community. A charity food drive for “Sidney’s Safe!” Foundation is planned for 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Monday, August 3rd. “Drive-thru, drop-off” in The Donut Shoppe parking lot, on Florence Boulevard, will make it easy to participate. The top three items needed are regular-size canned pasta meals – […]

Body Found In Water Near Wheeler Wildlife Refuge Headquarters

August 1, 2020

DECATUR-On Friday, July 31 a body was found floating in the water behind the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Decatur. Someone on a boat at the refuge saw the body and notified authorities, said an  investigator with the Decatur Police Department. Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn said the body, which was found near the […]

Drug Bust In Leighton Nets Drugs, Guns And Money

August 1, 2020

LEIGHTON-One Arrest was made Wednesday in a Drug bust.  Darold Morris was arrested after a traffic stop with 14 grams of Heroin and is being held in the Colbert County Jail on A $40,00 bond charged with trafficking heroine and possession of cocaine. The female arrested has not been identified and according to the sheriff […]

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New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 07/18/20 – 07/30/20

August 1, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY– Booking Photos from Franklin County Sheriff CHECK 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. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.

Governor Ivey Announces $50 Million Grant Program for Nonprofit and Faith-Based Organizations

August 1, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced a $50 million grant program to support nonprofit and faith-based organizations who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alabama Nonprofit Grant Program and the Alabama Faith-Based Grant Program will be awarded to eligible applicants on a first-come-first-served basis up to a $25 million aggregate cap […]

Initial Unemployment Claims For Week Ending 07/25/20

August 1, 2020

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of July 19 – July 25, 2020. 17,439 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this period. 15,461 of those claims are COVID-19 related.   County Breakdown Industry Breakdown   *Be sure to click week ending day […]

Athens Police Charge Man With Burglary Of Water Oaks Apartments

August 1, 2020

ATHENS-On Friday, July 31 Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement regarding the arrest of a suspect in a burglary of the office of an apartment complex on Elm Street: “On the morning of Friday, July 31 the police department received a call of a burglary at Water Oaks Apartments on Elm Street. When […]

UNA to Offer Expanded Online Course Options this Fall for High School Students

August 1, 2020

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama will offer expanded online course options this fall for high school students. Almost 100 general education courses will be offered to eligible high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, including eight courses designed and designated specifically for students at their grade levels.   “We know that many students as […]

Senator Doug Jones Calls for Expansion of School Meal Programs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

August 1, 2020

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Doug Jones of Alabama, alongside a group of his colleagues, is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide additional financial relief to schools to help them expand their school meals programs for the 2020-2021 school year. “The COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools around the country to close their buildings and […]

Florence Police Issue Notice To Protesters For Friday And Saturday Protests At Confederate War Memorial – UPDATE

July 31, 2020

FLORENCE-On Thursday, July 30 the Florence Police Department issued a Notice concerning the upcoming protest in Florence at the site of the Confederate War Memorial set for Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1.  The Notice is listed below: ***WEEKEND PROTEST NOTICE*** “The Florence Police Department is aware of protests and possible counter protest that […]

Lacey’s Spring Woman Dies In Two-Vehicle Crash

July 31, 2020

MORGAN COUNTY-On Friday, July 31 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reported a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, July 30 that has taken the life of one person: “A two-vehicle crash at 4:50 p.m. Thursday, July 30, has claimed the life of a Lacey’s Spring woman.   Carmen Mealer Yates, 52, was killed when the […]

NW-SCC to host drive-through Patriot Day on Saturday, August 8

July 31, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL-Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host the first fall semester drive-through Patriot Day on the Phil Campbell and Shoals Campus next Saturday, August 8, 2020, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 12 p.m. Drive-through Patriot Day will offer new, current, and potential NW-SCC students an opportunity to tour the campus […]

Vote by Absentee Ballot Municipal Elections: August 25, 2020

July 31, 2020

THE SHOALS-Due to Covid-19, the Secretary of State is allowing Alabama voters concerned about the coronavirus to cast an absentee ballot. Check the box: “I have a physical illness or infirmity which prevents my attendance at the polls.” Photo ID required to receive an absentee ballot. Vote Absentee by Mail Fill, print, sign, & mail the […]

UNA Virtual Town Hall for Incoming Students Set for Aug. 5

July 31, 2020

  FLORENCE – As students prepare to return to the University of North Alabama beginning Aug. 9, officials on campus have scheduled a virtual town hall in order to address some of the questions students and their families may have about the University’s return-to-campus plan. The event is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Aug. 5 […]

New! Marion County Arrest Reports 07/13/20 – 07/27/20

July 31, 2020

MARION COUNTY– Booking Photos from Marion County Sheriff CHECK 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. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this as a public service.