New! Madison County Arrest Reports 01/19/19 – 01/29/19

February 8, 2019

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.


Wilson Dam Road Closed From Thursday February 7 Through Monday February 11

February 7, 2019

THE SHOALS-On Thursday, February 7 TVA has announced for public safety, the Wilson Dam road will be closed Thursday, February 7, 2019 until Monday, February 11, 2019. This is due to freezing temperatures expected at night. TVA is currently spilling water Wilson Dam to support river operations. The cold temperatures along with the mist from […]


UNA Professor Offers History of Race Class at Florence Library

February 7, 2019

FLORENCE-Dr. Tom Osborne, Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Alabama, brings one of his college courses, the History of Race, to the community through a free series at Florence-Lauderdale Public Library. This series of classes is about the history of an idea: the idea of Race. The concept of race is one […]


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New! Dekalb County Arrest Reports 01/11/19 – 02/05/19

February 7, 2019

DEKAB COUNTY-Booking Photos from Dekalb 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.


New! NAMC Births 01/29/19 – 02/04/19

February 7, 2019

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


A leaked draft proposal, internecine political dirty tricks and missing the whole story gets Tommy Barnes riled

February 6, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – Colbert County Commissioner Tommy Barnes told the Quad Cities Daily today that he was not only the likely target in a political smear gambit, but his motives and purpose for writing a draft document that could provide a framework for modifying the Shoals Economic Development authority’s collection and distribution of tax monies were […]


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Three Area Schools Will Be Closed Due To Illness Through Friday

February 6, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-The flu has hit the area and there have been closing for the remainder of this week.  These schools will be closed today, Wednesday, February 6 through Friday, February 8: Lexington City Schools will be closed Wednesday February 6 – Friday February 8, 2019 due to illness. This will include ALL after-school activities for […]


UNA’s Annual Black History Month Speaker Series to Welcome Poet Nabila Lovelace

February 6, 2019

 FLORENCE– UNA is partnering with local art and history entities to begin the Annual Black History Month Speakers Series. The first of this series will take place Wednesday, February 6, at the Florence Indian Mound Museum with poet Nabila Lovelace. Lovelace will conduct a workshop at 6 p.m., followed by a poetry reading and Q&A at 7 p.m. Lovelace […]


Hopefully we won’t need a bigger library FLPL Celebrating 45 year anniversary of ‘JAWS’

February 6, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is having a fun event later this month. Stephen Melvin, an English Instructor at UNA and really good speaker, is going to do a talk celebrating the 45th anniversary of the publication of Jaws. Hopefully we won’t need a bigger library!  “This Fish Doesn’t Run”: Jaws at 45 with Stephen G. Melvin […]


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Civil Rights at the Rosenbaum House

February 6, 2019

 FLORENCE-Louis Rosenbaum and his son, Stanley, were leaders in the Civil Rights movement in our area.  They participated in the Alabama Council on Human Relations, a bi-racial group that worked to solve discrimination issues calmly.  Through this, they met and entertained leaders in the Movement at the Rosenbaum House.  The Rosenbaums, active in the formation […]


TVA Guards Coal Ash Against Seismic Events

February 6, 2019

TENNESSEE VALLEY-It’s not everyday an earthquake makes big news in Tennessee. As we learned on December 12, 2018, any shift Mother Nature makes attracts the immediate attention of the Tennessee Valley Authority. While TVA dams and nuclear plants garner much public attention around earthquakes, the utility also goes to great lengths to protect their coal combustion […]


George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Announces Screenplay Winners

February 6, 2019

FLORENCE – The George Lindsey UNA film festival has selected finalists and winners in the 2019 festival screenplay competition. The winner of the Feature Screenplay category is, “The Red Panther,” by Bryant Hasheider. The finalists in the Feature Screenplay category are: “Coverless Caroline Buxton’s Lipstick Posse,” by Kelly Jean Karam “30 Day Notice,” by Austin Parsons and […]


New! Lee County, MS Arrest Reports 01/07/19 – 02/04/19

February 6, 2019

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.


City Council re-votes Sheffield’s draconian anti-smoking ordinance – No Change

February 5, 2019

“Until the City Council votes to improve this ordinance, I will bring up this issue every month until I leave the Mayor’s Office”, Ian Sanford promised at Monday night’s meeting. His statement brought applause from the audience, which last night consisted of mostly residents who were against the ordinance, which effectively outlaws the use of […]


Smart Start Weekend at UNA Fosters Student Ideas…Students Imagine Innovative Products and Bring Them to Life

February 5, 2019

FLORENCE– Friday night kicked off Smart Start Weekend, a two-day event for students to exchange business startup ideas, directed by the University of North Alabama’s College of Business.   With over 50 students registered, the event focused on 6 team ideas that covered the course of the period to develop a company. This annual program uses […]


Florence Police Arrest Suspected Wanted On Possession Of Forged Instrument And Theft Of Property

February 5, 2019

  FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Sunday, February 3 who was wanted on charges of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and one count of Theft of Property 3rd:   “On Sunday February 3rd Officers located Maria Okelley at Baymont Inn in Florence. While checking her identification […]


New! Winston County Arrest Reports 01/21/19 – 01/27/19

February 5, 2019

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.


Natchez Trace Parkway Read with a Ranger Program: “Stellaluna”

February 5, 2019

 TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to come enjoy the Read with a Ranger program at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Parkway Visitor Center. This month’s featured story is “Stellaluna,” a book about a bat that lives with a family of birds. Participants will hear […]


Huntsville Man Dead After Being Involved In Two-Vehicle Accident Near Athens

February 4, 2019

ATHENS-On Monday, February 4 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a two-vehicle traffic accident that has taken the life of a Huntsville man: “A two-vehicle crash at 9:45 a.m. today, February 4, has claimed the life of a Huntsville man. Julian Santoyo, 30, was killed when the 1995 Honda Civic he was driving collided with […]


Fisherman’s Body Found Floating Near Ingalls Harbor Saturday

February 4, 2019

DECATUR-On Saturday, February 2 Morgan County Rescue Squad responded to a 911 call at around 1:55 PM with a report of an unoccupied fishing boat tied to a barge mooring dock near the railroad bridge. Responders searched  the Tennessee River and later that afternoon found the body of Stephen Forrest Johnson, 59 floating in the […]


Meet Punky And Her Friends…Pet Of The Week

February 4, 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!


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 01/25/19 – 02/01/19

February 4, 2019

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.


Nancy Stafford to appear at 2019 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival

February 4, 2019

FLORENCE– The George S. Lindsey UNA Film Festival is pleased to announce actress, speaker and author Nancy Stafford will make a special guest appearance at this year’s film festival, Feb. 28 – March 2. Stafford will also be hosting a Q&A session Friday evening, March 1. Best known for her role as Michelle Thomas on “Matlock,” […]


Black History Events at FLPL

February 4, 2019

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will be taking Black History Month celebrastion on the road.  The month of February will be filled with music and history showcasing Black History Month.  Events will not only be at the library but also The Children’s Museum, Burrell Slater Center and the Handy Recreation Center.  Come enjoy the events …. there should […]