Tennessee Valley Strummers Dulcimer Performance

August 13, 2018

FLORENCE-Florence Lauderdale Tourism and Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area will host the Tennessee Valley Strummers August 17 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  The free event will be held in the Visitor Center located in McFarland Park. The group plays at the center the third Friday of each month. The dulcimer group is made up […]


Alabama River Commercial Paddlefish Seasons Suspended Indefinitely

August 13, 2018

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) has indefinitely suspended future commercial paddlefish fishing seasons on the Alabama River. Paddlefish mature slowly and have low reproductive rates making them highly susceptible to overfishing. This coupled with the lack of reliable fishery-dependent data from recent commercial paddlefish seasons has led to this protective measure. […]


NW-SCC Youth Success Program propels Franklin County student forward

August 13, 2018

PHIL CAMPBELL– For some youth, finding a way forward into successful adult employment seems impossible. The Youth Success Program (YSP) at Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) has proven to be exactly the lifeline Hannah James (of Spruce Pine, Ala.) needed for her future. For James, advanced homeschool classes through eleventh grade helped her make headway academically, […]


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Russellville Man Dies After Motorcycle Crash Near Moulton

August 12, 2018

MOULTON-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic accident resulting in one fatality on Sunday, August 12: “On 8/12/2018 at 8:30 AM the Quad Cities Trooper Post was notified of a one vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality in Lawrence County. Trooper Adam Marsh responded to the crash located on AL. 33 near CR […]


Dark Energy….What Is It?

August 12, 2018

Not to be confused with dark fluid, dark flow, or dark matter. In physical cosmology and astronomy, dark energy is an unknown form of energy which is hypothesized to permeate all of space, tending to accelerate the expansion of the universe. Dark energy is the most accepted hypothesis to explain the observations since the 1990s […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 07/30/18 – 08/05/18

August 12, 2018

MORGAN COUNTY-Booking Photos from Morgan 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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If You Don’t Know Jack…Maybe You Should Meet Him And His Friends…Pet Of The Week

August 12, 2018

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!


Mountain Bike Club fundraiser offers family fun

August 12, 2018

FLORENCE – The Shoals Mountain Bike Club is offering you a chance to win a kayak/canoe race or a treasure hunt while you help clean up Cypress Creek, in Florence—and while you’re fighting off marauding pirates. The family-friendly Siege of Cypress Creek is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, starting at the […]


Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics, Reach Out and Read-Alabama, and Alabama Department of Public Health promote healthy bedtime routines through ‘Brush, Book, Bed’

August 12, 2018

MONTGOMERY-Good oral hygiene, reading and regular bedtimes are three simple life skills that pediatricians in 12 Alabama practices are reinforcing through Brush, Book, Bed (BBB), a new statewide program of the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AL-AAP) and its early literacy arm, Reach Out and Read-Alabama (ROR-AL).   Made possible by a […]


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​Opening Event for First Hip Hop Showcase August 28th

August 12, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-The Alabama Music Hall of Fame will reveal its latest display dedicated to Alabama’s hip hop Achievers on August 28th. As part of the event, a number of North Alabama hip hop artists, including Codie G and GMANE, will participate in a Q & A hosted by Fletch of local radio station KIX96. The event […]


Morgan Freeman From Acting To Bee Keeping…. Really?

August 11, 2018

Morgan Freeman   converted his 124 acre farm in Mississippi into a refuge for honey bees.  He also has 26 hives for his bees with intentions to have more. Freeman has a keen interest in helping to save the insects from extinction and has started to turn his home into a honey bee haven.  He explains, […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 07/20/18 – 08/09/18

August 11, 2018

FRANKLIN COUNTY-Booking Photos from Franklin 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.


Shoals Chamber’s Leadership Shoals Kicks Off New Class of 30!

August 11, 2018

THE SHOALS-The Shoals Chamber was full of new friends and ideas as we welcomed the 30th class of Leadership Shoals. The class participated in ice breakers to get to know one another; an MBTI personality assessment administered by Director of UNA Career Center, Melissa Medlin; leadership discussions led by Leadership Shoals Director Chelsea Kauchick and […]


Cybersecurity: The New First Line of Defense

August 11, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY-As the nation’s largest public power utility, TVA works around the clock to ensure that information and industrial control systems are well protected, but cybersecurity threats are real. Over the past several years, TVA has heightened its cybersecurity capabilities and improved preparedness for cyber incidents that could impact the electric power grid. Andrea Brackett, […]


Conservation Employees Honored for Contributions to State’s Natural Resources

August 11, 2018

MONTGOMERY-Three Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) employees were honored at the recent Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards banquet. Chuck Sykes, director of ADCNR’s Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries division, was presented with the Wildlife Conservationist of the Year Award. Sykes is a lifelong hunter and enjoys introducing others to his favorite […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 07/30/18 – 08/06/18

August 11, 2018

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.


BOLO Issued For Wanted Sex Offender

August 10, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY-The Colbert County Sheriff’s Office issued a BOLO for a Sex Offender who has gone missing.  If anyone has information or knows the whereabouts of this person please contact the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office at the number below: Tishomingo County Mississippi is looking for a missing Sex Offender from their county. TAMMY LEE LADENDORF […]


Creepy and Bloodthirsty Birds…Not Far Removed From Dinosaurs

August 10, 2018

The truly terrible birds that stalk the world’s continents and remote islands are among the creepiest and most disturbing creatures. We follow these feathered stalkers which inspired the unclean birds of ancient religious texts, folklore warnings, and the demons of many nature religions. Vampirism, impalement, ghoulishness are the hallmarks of these species. One may even […]


Alabama Alligator Season Opens This Week

August 10, 2018

MONTGOMERY-Those lucky enough to draw a tag for Alabama’s 2018 season will soon head out into the rivers, bays and bayous in search of an American alligator. Chris Nix, Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries’ Alligator Program Coordinator, said the 2018 alligator season parameters are the same as last year with 260 total tags statewide – […]


High Tide Adventure Celebrates With Chamber Ribbon Cutting

August 10, 2018

FLORENCE-High Tide Adventure celebrated their business with a Shoals Chamber Ribbon Cutting at the Shoals Chamber on Wednesday, August 8.  Friends and family were on hand to help with the celebration. A congratulatory word to High Tide Adventure from the Shoals Chamber: “We are proud to have founders Tucker and Bethany Green as members of […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 07/31/18 – 08/03/18

August 10, 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.


Fall Gardening, Lisa Patton, and more all at FLPL

August 10, 2018

FLORENCE-See below for some of the great events coming up at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library in August and September. A Brief History of Education in Florence Sunday, August 12, 2:00 pm 2018 is Florence’s Bicentennial, and the focus for August is Education. In this event, City Historian Billy Ray Warren will provide a brief history […]


New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 07/16/18 – 08/08/18

August 10, 2018

COLBERT COUNTY-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.


Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop Oct. 5-7

August 10, 2018

MONTGOMERY-Registration is now open for the next Alabama Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources sponsored event takes place at the 4-H Center near Columbiana, Ala., on October 5-7, 2018. BOW is a three-day workshop designed for women ages 18 years or older who would like to learn new outdoor […]