North Alabama Medical Center transfers patients from ECM

December 6, 2018

FLORENCE – Well, it was a big day for the North Alabama Medical Center. Today is the first day of actual operations… After nearly an 8 year struggle to have the facility approved by the State of Alabama, and then to get it built and equipped with state-of-the art equipment. This was the day that […]


Sheffield Celebrates Christmas With Holiday Lights Floats And Happy Children – EVENT PHOTOS

December 6, 2018

SHEFFIELD-The weather was perfect and the crowd was in the Christmas Spirit all was well with the world and Sheffield celebrated the coming Christmas Holidays with a Christmas Parade that included snow, candy, marching bands and a great abundance of Christmas Cheer. QCDNews was on hand to capture the fun in photos and we present […]


Jack Frost….A Cold Heart For Sure

December 6, 2018

Jack Frost is a personification of frost, ice, snow, sleet, winter, and freezing cold. He is a variant of Old Man Winter who is held responsible for frosty weather, nipping the fingers and toes in such weather, coloring the foliage in autumn, and leaving fern-like patterns on cold windows in winter. Jack Frost is traditionally said […]


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New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 10/10/18 – 12/04/18

December 6, 2018

LEE COUNTY-Booking Photos from  Lee 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.


Local Entrepreneur Featured on National Morning News Program

December 6, 2018

 FLORENCE – Friday’s Good Morning America Steals and Deals segment showcased eco-friendly gifting options for the upcoming holiday season. Among the 16 highlighted products, Luxe Brand Luxury Shoelaces were featured. These high-end leather athletic shoe accessories are the brainchild of recent University of North Alabama College of Business graduate Ryan Mason. Mason, who in addition to […]


Athens Arts League Unveil Patti Malone Portrait

December 6, 2018

ATHENS-On Sunday, December 2, Athens Arts League held its Patti Malone Portrait Unveiling and Reception. Malone was born a slave in Athens, attended Trinity School after the Civil War, and went on to Fisk University where she performed with the Jubilee Singers before the crown heads of Europe. There are but a few grainy black […]


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Bank Independent Inducted into Northwest-Shoals Community College Foundation’s Patriots Circle

December 6, 2018

SHEFFIELD─ At the Northwest-Shoals Community College Foundation’s 26th Annual Pathfinder’s Dinner last month, Bank Independent was inducted into the Foundation’s newly-designated Patriots Circle. The honor was in recognition of the establishment of the Edward Fennel Mauldin Endowed Scholarship, which was awarded for the first time this year to first-generation college students who choose to attend […]


“Committed” to Hold Holiday Concert at Athens State

December 6, 2018

 ATHENS-Athens State University’s Center for Lifelong Learning is pleased to announce that the Grammy-award nominated a cappella group “Committed” will be performing a Holiday Concert at Athens State University on Friday, December 7 at 7:00 PM. The event, sponsored by Athens State’s Livingston Concert/Lecture Series, will take place in McCandless Hall. “Committed” is returning to […]


Florence Police Arrest Three On Drug Trafficking Charges

December 5, 2018

FLORENCE-On Wednesday, December 5 the Florence Police Department released a statement concerning the arrest of three suspects who have been charged with Trafficking in Illegal Drugs among other charges: At approx. 2222hrs on 12/4/18, Patrol Officers made a traffic stop in East Florence area. When officers ran a check on the occupants of the vehicle […]


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Elkmont Man Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle Near Athens

December 5, 2018

ATHENS-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a pedestrian struck and killed on Tuesday, December 4 near Athens “A single-vehicle crash at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 4, has claimed the life of an Elkmont man. Richard Steelman, 87, was struck by a 2012 Ford Fusion as he crossed Alabama Highway 127. Steelman was pronounced dead at […]


Athens Police Arrest Suspect On Three Counts Of Breaking And Entering Vehicles

December 5, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floy Johnson issued a press release concerning the arrest of a suspect wanted on several charges of Breaking and Entering a Vehicle on Monday, December 3: “Douglas Leon Green was arrested on Monday, December 3 by investigator Jarrod Smith on 3 counts of breaking and entering vehicles. Green entered 3 different vehicles […]


Melba Toast And The King Of Chefs

December 5, 2018

The tall chef’s hat is called a “toque.” During the 16th and 17th centuries, toques came in all shapes: berets, stocking caps, and even pointed hats with tassels. During the 18th century the tall hat came into use to show order of importance among the kitchen staff. One of the greatest chefs is Auguste Escoffier […]


Cold Weather Makes Valley Waterfowl Hunting Red Hot

December 5, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY—Normally, as Artic temperatures settle into the Tennessee Valley we relax in our cozy homes. But for Tennessee Valley Authority’s Natural Resources team, the cold weather signals a great opportunity for waterfowl sportsmen along the Tennessee River and on the utility’s 290,000 acres of public lands. “The Tennessee Valley is an important stop for […]


Tennessee Riverkeeper Fundraiser Concert at The Creative Grape December 6

December 5, 2018

SHEFFIELD-Tennessee Riverkeeper is working hard to protect the Tennessee and Cumberland River Watersheds from pollution, but we need your help! Please join us on Thursday, December 6 from 5:30PM until 9:30 PM for the Tennessee Riverkeeper Fundraiser Concert at The Creative Grape, 320 N. Montgomery Ave., Sheffield, AL.  Not only will you be helping a […]


New! Winston County Arrest Reports 11/19/18 – 11/25/18

December 5, 2018

WINSTON COUNTY-Booking Photos from  Winston 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.


December at The Shoals Theatre

December 5, 2018

FLORENCE-We have a lot going on at the Shoals Community Theatre this December! Take a look at the quick list below, then click on the get tickets link for the event you are interested in to learn more and purchase tickets! December 6th, Lenny Leblanc & Tasha Hill are performing to raise money to support […]


Tuscumbia City Schools Closed Friday For 4A Championship Football Game

December 4, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Tuscumbia City Schools will not be in session on Friday, December 7 to allow students and families to be able to attend the 4A State Championship football game which is being held in Auburn. The Deshler Tigers will face the UMS Wright for the state title at 11 AM on Friday. There will be a […]


Whooping Cranes…Rare Birds Indeed

December 4, 2018

Whooping cranes are migratory birds. They live in one place in summer and another place in winter. Migration is the repeated, seasonal journey in response to changing food availability. Cranes migrate by day, following landmarks they’ve memorized. They weigh between  14-17 pounds and have a wingspan of  7-8 feet.  Whoopers eat crabs, shrimp, other aquatic animals and plants, […]


Alumna from Humble Beginnings Leaves UNA with Lasting Legacy

December 4, 2018

FLORENCE – All her life, Mary Alice Young was a giver. The University of North Alabama graduate — Florence State Teacher’s College at the time — spent her 40-year career teaching at Central Elementary School in a community she adored. Her passion for her students, their education and teaching in general was stronger than anyone could have […]


New! Marion County Arrest Reports 11/07/18 – 12/02/18

December 4, 2018

MARION COUNTY-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 as a public service.


Athens Police Investigating Three Separate Cases Of Breaking And Entering And Theft Of Property

December 3, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson releaed a statement concerning three cases that the Athens Police are investigating and looking for the suspects.  These incendents are not releated bu if you have any information on any of them please contact the Athens Police Department at  256-233-8700: “This morning shortly after 2:00 the police department received multiple […]


Email Scam In Madison County Involving The Madison County Sheriff

December 3, 2018

MADISON COUNTY-Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning issued a statement on Monday, December 3 regarding an email scam that has been circulating in Madison County stating it is from Sheriff Dorning: “This email was reported to Sheriff Dorning. Neither Sheriff Dorning nor any MCSO employee will be sending an email of this nature out to anyone. […]


Belle Mont Mansion Celebrates The Season With “A Plantation Christmas” – EVENT PHOTOS

December 3, 2018

TUSCUMBIA – One of Alabama’s most distinguished antebellum homes, Belle Mont Mansion in Tuscumbia celebrated the holiday season with “A Plantation Christmas” on Sunday, December 2. Belle Mont Mansion is an excellent example of Jeffersonian style architecture of the early American Republic. Constructed in 1828, it is now owned by the Alabama Historical Commission. It is […]


A Cup Of Cheer….Raise Your Cup

December 3, 2018

We wish you the Happiest of Holidays with a cup Of Cheer.   We know what Santa is …we know what presents mean…we know what mistletoe  represents…just what is a Cup Of Cheer? These holiday drinks will keep you warm and add a cup of cheer to your celebrations. Five really really great Cups Of […]