New! Winston County Arrest Reports 10/01/18 – 10/07/18

October 16, 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.


Son of Cold War U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers to appear at Tuscumbia Roundhouse

October 16, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Francis Gary Powers, Jr. is the son of the most famous Cold War pilot, Francis Gary Powers, Sr., who was shot down in a U-2 spy plane over the Soviet Union in 1960. He has spent many years searching for answers to questions about his father and the events of his capture.   His lecture, […]


Senator Larry Stutts Presents Funds to The Arc of the Shoals

October 16, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-On Oct. 3, 2018, Stutts presented Executive Director Michael Stamps of the Arc of the Shoals with a grant of $20,000. These funds come from the state education budget and from competitive education grants. While many legislators apply for these funds, not all legislators receive them. Senator Stutts applied for and secured multiple grants for […]


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‘The Belles of Whitechapel’…Just In Time For Halloween At The Z

October 16, 2018

FLORENCE – It’s almost Halloween, when the spooky and creepy abound. When better to hear the true stories of the women who were the victims of the infamous Jack the Ripper? The Belles of Whitechapel, by Huntsville native Wayne Miller and presented by The Z (416 N. Court St., Florence), gives voices to the women […]


Speaker of the Alabama House Mac McCutcheon in Tuscumbia Thursday night

October 15, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-You are invited to a free event this Thursday night at the Tuscumbia Roundhouse and Depot. Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon and Lt. Governor Republican nominee Will Ainsworth will be hosting a free rally for State House District 3 candidate Andrew Sorrell.  Come hear from two of the most influential men in Alabama, […]


Snails….Some Have Talent

October 15, 2018

When you think about snails, the terms “dynamic,” “awesome,” or “not boring” probably don’t pop into your head. It’s hard to get excited about a slimy bit of mush that moves really really slowly.  The following facts will shatter your expectations of what the gastropod is capable of. Snails got talent.   This yellow-brown snail […]


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North Pole Stroll in Athens Seeks Sponsors

October 15, 2018

ATHENS – Sponsorship opportunities remain available for Athens’ North Pole Stroll set for December 1-30, 2018. Now in its fourth year, the North Pole Stroll is a display of live cut, beautifully decorated Christmas trees located in Big Spring Memorial Park in the Historic Beaty District. Sponsorships are available at $100 per tree. The deadline […]


2018 Food & Farm Forum Set For December 7-8

October 15, 2018

 The Food & Farm Forum is a primary annual gathering of ASAN’s statewide network of farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates. Approximately 200 diverse participants from across the state will convene for a weekend of “cross-pollinating”–swapping stories, ideas, and wisdom, in order to build a more robust local food system in Alabama.  The 2018 Food & […]


PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT…City of Florence Citizen Input Sessions

October 15, 2018

FLORENCE-Mayor Steve Holt invites the citizens of Florence to join him for a series of Citizen Input Sessions. Please come and share your vision of the future of the City of Florence. New ideas and suggestions will be considered for the City’s Comprehensive Plan which is formulated through the Florence Planning Department. All meetings will […]


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New! Madison County Arrest Report 09/24/18 – 10/01/18

October 15, 2018

MADISON COUNTY-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 as a public service.


Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

October 15, 2018

TUPELO, MS – The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The demonstrations will show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to around 1840. […]


UPDATE – Public hearing on controversial Sheffield no-smoking law to be held this THURSDAY

October 15, 2018

SHEFFIELD – Want to light up a cigarette in Sheffield? Careful, you could get cited. No smoking on the street or in any restaurant or bar. That’s the new law. No more “Smoking-Sections”. The law was passed a couple of weeks ago, with little public fanfare in a 4-to-2 vote by the City Council. As word […]


Kirlian…Does This Really Capture Ghost In Photos?

October 14, 2018

 Man has forever been captivated by photography and the ability to be able to capture images and memories forever. The question that arises is whether the use of Kirlian photography can be used to capture ghosts and spirits on camera. The right use of equipment and technique in Kirlian photography will enable one to capture […]


President Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Alabama Counties Following Hurricane Michael

October 14, 2018

 MONTGOMERY — In response to Governor Kay Ivey’s request on October 11th, President Donald Trump approved an Emergency Disaster Declaration for the state of Alabama, as a result of Hurricane Michael. The Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Program will provide assistance under category B to Alabama counties. “I greatly appreciate President Trump approving our request […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 10/05/18 – 10/12/18

October 14, 2018

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Lauderdale 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.


University of North Alabama Offers a Sustainable Future with Only Sustainability Degree Available in Alabama

October 14, 2018

 FLORENCE – Sustainable food sources.  Sustainable resources.  Sustainability has been a buzzword for some time now and can really be associated with anything. So what is it? “It’s really a use of resources, whatever they are, for long-term availability to the next generation,” said Dr. Brenda Webb, chair of the UNA Department of Physics and Earth Science. […]


Jerromy Downey And Prime Mortgage Lending Celebrate Grand Opening

October 14, 2018

FLORENCE– Prime Mortgage Lending, Inc is located at 1709 Darby Drive, Florence, AL 35630 and held a grand opening with a Chamber Ribbon cutting on Friday, October 12.  Friends and family were on hand to help with the celebration. The Shoals Chamber issued a warm welcome to Prime Mortgage Lending  and Jerromy Downey- Area Manager for Prime […]


Senator Stutts Injects Money Directly Into Local School Districts

October 14, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Dr. Stutts took a break from delivering babies and taking care of new mothers to visit the Colbert County Board of Education. On his visit he wanted to keep the four year tradition of awarding local county school districts with competitive grants. The funds were part of the state education budget. And the funds come […]


Bats…Scary…Sometimes

October 13, 2018

There are 1,100 species of bats worldwide, making up a quarter of the world’s mammals. There are 40 species of bats in the United States alone. Did you know….Bats can live more than 30 years and can fly at speeds of up to 60 mph. Bats can find their food in total darkness. They locate […]


New! Marion County Arrest Reports 09/16/18/ – 10/11/18

October 13, 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.


Congressman Aderholt Statement on the Release of Pastor Andrew Brunson

October 13, 2018

 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today released the following statement after learning news that Pastor Andrew Brunson would be released from prison in Turkey. “I’m so thankful for the release of American Pastor Andrew Brunson from prison in Turkey.  He was detained simply for practicing his Christian faith.  I’m also thankful that President […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births10/01/18 – 10/04/18

October 13, 2018

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.


University of North Alabama Disability Support Services Receives Commendation from Governor Ivey

October 13, 2018

  FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama Disability Support Services (DSS) received a certificate of recognition from Alabama Governor Kay Ivey for their amazing work with UNA’s students. The certificate was awarded during a panel discussion that was held by DSS as part of UNA’s homecoming events.  UNA class of 1987 graduate Dr. Graham L. Sisson, […]


Belle Mont Mansion’s Old-Fashioned Holiday Celebration Set for December 2

October 13, 2018

 TUSCUMBIA-One of Alabama’s most distinguished antebellum homes, Belle Mont Mansion in Tuscumbia, Ala., will celebrate the holiday season with “A Plantation Christmas” on Sunday, December 2. The afternoon event, reminiscent of Southern hospitality in the early 1800’s, has been  held annually at the mansion on the first Sunday in December for more than 30 years […]