Senator Doug Jones Introduces “Paycheck Security Act” to Keep Workers on Payrolls During COVID-19

May 22, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) today introduced legislation with several of his colleagues to cover the wages and benefits of employees of affected businesses and non-profits until the economic and public health crisis is resolved. “As Americans continue to struggle through the health and economic crisis we’re facing, Congress needs to continue to provide […]

Natchez Trace Parkway Increases Access at the Parkway Visitor Center

May 22, 2020

TUPELO, MS– Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Natchez Trace Parkway is increasing recreational access to the Parkway Visitor Center and Restroom at milepost 266, near Tupelo, Mississippi. The National Park Service (NPS) is working service wide with federal, state, and local […]

NW-SCC to begin summer semester remotely and transition on campus

May 21, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL-In accordance with Governor Kay Ivey’s announcement today (5/21), Northwest-Shoals Community College will begin the summer  semester, first mini-term and full term, remotely. All courses scheduled to begin the week of May 26th will do so remotely for the first week. On campus courses will resume their normal schedule beginning Monday, June […]

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Governor Ivey Eases COVID-19 Restrictions

May 21, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday, May 21 issued an amended Safer at Home Order to be applied Statewide. The order which includes an expanded list of items to reopen will be effective Friday, May 22, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. and will expire on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. As of 2:30 […]

Jackson County Deputies Arrest Suspect On Felony Drug Charges

May 21, 2020

SCOTTSBORO-On Thursday, May 21 the Jackson County sheriff’s Office issued a statement regarding the arrest of a suspect on Felony Drug charges with around 21 grams of ICE and other drugs on his possession: “On Tuesday May 19, 2020, Game Wardens with the Alabama Dept. Of Natural Resources contacted the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office in […]

Governor Ivey Announces Alabama First Class Pre-K Program Adding 55 New Classrooms in 25 Counties

May 21, 2020

  MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education are proud to announce that the nationally-recognized, high quality Alabama First Class Pre-K program will add 55 new classrooms to 25 counties this fall. The Department received 163 new classroom applications, and 123 of those met the qualifying criteria for funding. […]

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Ritz School Of Performing Arts Spring Showcase Moves Online Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

May 21, 2020

SHEFFIELD-As with most performing arts organizations this spring,  the RSPA quickly shifted classes to  phones and computers and continued classes every Monday through March and April. Gene Anne Gifford, vocal performance instructor, and Stephanie Vickers, acting instructor, worked with students one-on-one to rehearse their pieces. RSPA is so proud of the commitment, hard work, and […]

NW-SCC to disburse $1 million in CARES Act funds to eligible students

May 21, 2020

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) President Dr. Glenda Colagross announced in an email to students earlier this week that $1,034,735 funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act will be mailed by Wednesday, May 27, 2020, to eligible students based on guidelines issued by the U.S. Department […]

New! Florence Arrest Reports 05/13/20 – 05/19/20

May 21, 2020

FLORENCE-– Booking Photos from Florence Police  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.

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New! North Alabama Medical Center Births 05/11/20 – 05/18/20

May 21, 2020

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

ADOL Has Disbursed More Than $1 Billion in Unemployment Benefits; Payments Represent 88% of Claims Paid

May 20, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that ADOL has disbursed more than $1 billion in COVID-19 related unemployment compensation benefits. Alabama is paying benefits under all three programs covered in the CARES Act: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC). $1,007,106,963 has been paid to 267,357 claimants over the period covering March […]

ALEA Troopers Urge Motorists, Boaters to Make Memorial Day Weekend a Safe One

May 20, 2020

MONTGOMERY – Summer’s unofficial kickoff is just days away, and ALEA Troopers urge motorists and boaters to make safety a top priority. ALEA’s Secretary Hal Taylor said, “Memorial Day weekend is a popular time for road trips to the beach, lake or other warm-weather hot spots. With the public’s assistance on Alabama roadways and waterways, we […]

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Senator Doug Jones Introduces Bill to Bring Health Care Manufacturing Jobs to America

May 20, 2020

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.), a member of both the Senate Health and Banking Committees, today introduced legislation to encourage businesses to build medical equipment in America. In recent weeks, Senator Jones has advocated jumpstarting this new sector within Alabama’s economy by incentivizing the reopening of idle factories and putting them to use producing critical health […]

New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 04/30/20 – 05/18/20

May 20, 2020

MARSHALL COUNTY– Booking Photos from Marshall 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.

Suspect Arrested In Sheffield Drugs And Counterfeit Money Seized

May 20, 2020

SHEFFIELD-On Tuesday, May 19 the Sheffield Police Department issued a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on several drug charges: “With the help of Colbert County Drug Task Force and the Muscle Shoals Swat team the Sheffield Police Department conducted a search warrant on S.E. 17th St. Marquis Deron McCray was arrested on several […]

Governor Ivey regarding the Alabama Legislature’s support of her Executive Amendment to SB161

May 20, 2020

MONTGOMERY-Governor Ivey issued a statement regarding the Alabama Legislature’s support of her Executive Amendment to SB161.  “I commend the Alabama Legislature for their cooperation by supporting my Executive Amendment to SB161. This friendly amendment ensures the CARES Act money will be immediately available to the people of Alabama and put to use under the intent […]

Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident Near Scottsboro

May 20, 2020

SCOTTSBORO-On Tuesday, May 19 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency report the death of one person who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Monday, May 18: “A single vehicle crash at 4:35 p.m. Monday, May 18, has claimed the life of a Fyfee man. William Robert Floyd, 59, was killed when the Harley-Davidson motorcycle he […]

Athens names interim chief for Athens Fire and Rescue

May 20, 2020

ATHENS-James Hand will serve as interim fire chief upon the retirement of Athens Fire and Rescue Chief Bryan Thornton. Thornton is retiring at the end of this month. Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks announced on Monday, May 18 that Hand will serve as interim. Hand is starting his 19th year with the department. He has served […]

Solid Waste Authority of Muscle Shoals, Sheffield And Tuscumbia Approved Purchase Of Cherokee Industrial Landfill

May 19, 2020

COLBERT COUNTY-The Solid Waste Disposal Authority of the Cities of Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia, Alabama (the “Authority”) approved the purchase of the Cherokee Industrial Landfill and adjourning acreage in Barton, Alabama, collectively “The Landfill”. The Authority is represented by Mayor David Bradford of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; Mayor Ian Sanford of Sheffield, Alabama; and, Mayor […]

Alabama recognizes EMS professionals during National EMS Week, May 17-23

May 19, 2020

MONTGOMERY-National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week is May 17-23, 2020. The first EMS Week was designated by proclamation in November 1974, by President Gerald Ford. The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians has partnered with the American College of Emergency Physicians to lead EMS week activities. This year’s theme is EMS Strong, Ready Today. Preparing […]

New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 04/29/20 – 05/17/20

May 19, 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.

Free COVID-19 Testing Day In Athens May 21

May 19, 2020

ATHENS-On Tuesday, May 19 Athens City Council President Frank Travis wanted to let the public know about free COVID-19 testing either drive-through or walk up.  The testing will take place on Thursday, May 21 from 9 AM until 3 PM at James Chapel M.B. Church at 814 Lucas Street in Athens. For more information call […]

May 2020 Proclaimed Older Americans Month

May 19, 2020

MONTGOMERY – On May 13, 2020 Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a proclamation designating May as “Older Americans Month” in the state of Alabama. “Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in the state of Alabama. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer experience and wisdom […]

New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 04/30/20 – 05/12/20

May 19, 2020

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.