Athens lands 400 jobs with global automotive supplier Toyota Boshoku

April 11, 2019

ATHENS– State and local officials and representatives of Toyota Boshoku America announced Wednesday, April 10, the global automotive supplier plans to invest over $50 million to open a manufacturing facility in Athens, creating around 400 jobs once the plant reaches full production.   The new Athens factory will produce seat systems for vehicles built at […]


Russellville Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident

April 11, 2019

RUSSELLVILLE-On Thursday, April 11 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-vehicle that occurred near Russellville that took the life one man: “A one vehicle crash at 5:50 a.m. on April 10, 2019 has claimed the life of a Russellville man. Larry M. Wade, 46, was killed when the 2000 Toyota Tundra, he was driving, […]


Two Exciting Events Coming To FLPL In April

April 11, 2019

FLORENCE- The Florence/Lauderdale Public Library will be hosting to events you will not want to miss in the month of April.  First there will be a book signing and talk with Brenna Wardell who is a great speaker, and her stories and poetry from growing up in Alaska are charming and funny. It should be a […]


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A “Momentous Weekend” for Florence Academy of Fine Arts students

April 11, 2019

FLORENCE-Mr. Jerry Foster, Director of Florence Academy of Fine Arts (FAFA), reports that this past weekend (April 5,6,8) was a “…momentous time for the Florence Academy of Fine Arts” students. Activities and events are described below:   FAFA was nominated and selected as the winner of the prestigious Impact Award, which awarded to an organization […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 04/01/19 – 04/04/19

April 11, 2019

THE SHOALS-The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hospital Center is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 03/26/19 – 04/09/19

April 11, 2019

WAYNE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Wayne County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


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UNA Alumnus Wins Academy of Country Music Award

April 11, 2019

 FLORENCE — Ben Skipworth, a 2012 graduate of UNA’s Department of Entertainment Industry and producer, won Video of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday. Skipworth produced the video for Chris Janson’s “Drunk Girl” and shared the award with director Jeff Venable and Janson himself. “It’s so crazy, I don’t know another word […]


FBI Honors One Place of the Shoals with 2018 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

April 10, 2019

 FLORENCE-Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Johnnie Sharp, Jr. announced that One Place of the Shoals is the Birmingham Division recipient of the 2018 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA). SAC Sharp presented a certificate to Executive Director Elizabeth Moore at a press conference today, April 5, 2019, at the One Place of the Shoals facility […]


Suspect Arrested On Drug Charges In Limestone County

April 10, 2019

LIMESTONE COUNTY-The Limestone County Sheriff’s Department issued a statement on Tuesday, April 9 regarding the arrest of a suspect on Monday, April 8 who has been charged with felony drug charges: “On Monday, April 8 the LCSO Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant at 17630 Brownsferry Rd. The Narcotics Unit located 11 grams of methamphetamine […]


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Ana Carolina Behel of Weeden Elementary School selected as District VII Elementary Teacher of the Year: A “Sweet 16” State finalist

April 10, 2019

FLORENCE-The Alabama State Department of Education released the names of the outstanding educators who have been selected as the “Sweet 16” finalists from a group of over 140 teacher applicants for the 2019/2020 Alabama Teacher of the Year, and for the second year in a row, a teacher from Florence City Schools has been selected […]


New! Madison County Arrest reports 03/25/19 – 04/01/19

April 10, 2019

MADISON COUNTY-Booking Photos from Madison County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


SEDA President Forrest Wright Announces Retirement

April 9, 2019

THE SHOALS – After 28 years of service, Shoals Economic Development Authority (SEDA) President Forrest Wright announced his intent to step aside as President on May 31st. Wright will continue His service to the Board in the role of Special Advisor to the SEDA Executive Committee and Manager of Properties until His retirement in March […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 03/22/19 – 04/07/19

April 9, 2019

MARSHALL COUNTY-Booking Photos from Marshall County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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 Will Once Again Host Summer STEM Camps

April 9, 2019

 FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama will host three summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Camps starting in June.    The camps are, Engage in STEM, June 3-5 and June 5-7; Learn to Program Microcontrollers, June 10-14; and Robot Programming, June 10-14.    According to Dr. James Jerkins, professor of Computer Science, topics will […]


The Shoals Chamber Singers celebrate the divine with Laudate Dominum “Praise the Lord”

April 9, 2019

FLORENCE-The Shoals Chamber Singers will offer two performances of their spring concert, Laudate Dominum “Praise the Lord.” At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, at Sheffield First United Methodist Church and again at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, at Florence First United Methodist Church, the choir will showcase an array of sacred songs. Performances […]


Possible scam calls regarding Medicare are not from health department

April 8, 2019

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health has received reports that residents are receiving unsolicited telephone calls, some asking questions about their Medicare coverage and to sell health insurance. One of the numbers from which they are calling appears to be the Madison County Health Department. Northern District Administrator Judy Smith said that no one from […]


Moulton Woman Dies From Injuries She Received In April 5 Auto Accident

April 8, 2019

MOULTON-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a traffic accident near Moulton that occurred on Friday, April 5.  The victim of this accident died on Sunday, April 7 of injuries sustained in the one-vehicle accident: “A one vehicle crash at 10:45 p.m. on April 5, 2018 has claimed the life of a Moulton woman. Elaine Jackson […]


12 Annual Shoals Earth Day Fest – EVENT PHOTOS

April 8, 2019

FLORENCE-On Saturday, April 6 Shoals Earth Month celebrated Earth Day by holding their 12 annual Shoals Earth Day Fest.  There was music, magic and a glorious spring day to celebrate Mother Earth and all she has to offer. The Quad Cities Daily was on hand enjoying the day and all the day had to offer […]


Get Your Easter Pup Today….Pet Of The Week

April 8, 2019

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!


Aderholt Introduces Bill to Raise the Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21 and to Implement More Age Restrictions on Vaping

April 8, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, April 5 Congressman Robert Aderholt, released the following statement in regard to the introduction of his bill, Stopping Consumption of Tobacco by Teens (SCOTT Act), to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21 and to also require more age verification for the online sale of vaping products. “In 1984, […]


New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 03/16/19 – 04/06/19

April 8, 2019

LEE COUNTY-Booking Photos from Lee County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). A defendant is presumed innocent of the chargnes, 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.


Caring Hearts Home Care Opens In The Shoals…Celebrates Opening With Chamber Ribbon Cutting

April 8, 2019

FLORENCE-Caring Hearts Home Care opened their office in the keystone business Center in Florence and celebrated the opening with an open house and ribbon cutting. The office is located in the Business Center at 623 South Seminary Street in Florence.  Friends and family were on hand to help with the celebration and the Shoals Chamber […]


Natchez Trace Parkway Launches its Bark Ranger Program: Get the Dog Tag!

April 8, 2019

TUPELO, MS – Calling all dogs to proudly become a Natchez Trace Parkway Bark Ranger! Bring your dog and join a ranger at the Parkway Visitor Center on April 20, 2019, 10 am to 10:45 am. Learn how the dog, Ofi Tohbi, protected the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians and how you and your dog can […]


University of North Alabama Students Win YETI FLW College Fishing Open and Boat

April 8, 2019

 FLORENCE – Two University of North Alabama students will now be able to add a trophy to their mantle, thanks to a recent fishing tournament win.   UNA Bass Fishing Club members Hunter McCarty and Sloan Pennington took the top spots in the March 12-13, YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky /Barkley Lake.   In […]