New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 07/19/20 – 07/22/20

July 29, 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 on here.

UNA Professor Emerita of Nursing to Receive Honorary Degree

July 29, 2020

FLORENCE-Dr. Ernestine Davis, a retired Professor Emerita of Nursing at the University of North Alabama, will receive an honorary doctoral degree as part of the Friday, July 31 commencement ceremonies where Dr. Davis is also scheduled to address the graduates.   Members of the UNA Executive Council approved the resolution to honor Dr. Davis “in […]

New Grant Opportunity For Florence Small Businesses

July 29, 2020

FLORENCE-Downtown Florence Alliance is thrilled to announce the launch of the HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program. Grants of $5,000 to $15,000 will be awarded to support brick-and-mortar small businesses in commercial districts as they enter the next phases of reopening across the country. Applications are now open. They will continue to be accepted until 11:59pm PT Sunday, […]

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One Dead In Early Morning Shooting In Limestone County

July 28, 2020

LIMESTONE COUNTY-On Tuesday, July 28 the Limestone County sheriff’s Office reported a shooting in Limestone County on Cove Branch Road.  One person has died and a suspect is wanted for questioning: “BREAKING: A shooting was reported around 4AM in the 19000 block of Cave Branch Rd. Deputies found a female deceased of apparent gunshot wound […]

Two Separate Traffic Accidents In Etowah County Result In Two Deaths

July 28, 2020

ETOWAH COUNTY-On Monday, July 27 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reported two separate  traffic accidents in Etowah County that have resulted in the deaths of two people: The first accident occurred near Boaz and resulted in the death of one person: “A two-vehicle crash at 12:58 p.m. Monday, July 27, has claimed the life of […]

Three Die In Two-Vehicle Accident Involving A Motorcycle

July 28, 2020

FALKVILLE-On Tuesday, July 28 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency report a two-vehicle accident that has taken the lives of three people.  The accident occurred on the evening of Monday, July 27: “A two-vehicle crash at 7:15 pm, July 27, has claimed three lives. Thomas Shumate, 45, of Falkville was killed when the 2016 Lincoln MKX […]

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Clarification to News Release…CDC isolation guidelines change for adults with COVID-19

July 28, 2020

Information was added to clarify the difference between persons with ongoing exposure to COVID-19 and those whose contact is no longer occurring.  It depends on the situation. * Persons who are cases are out of isolation 10 days after the onset of symptoms. * Persons who have ongoing contact with the case will have to home […]

New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 07/17/20 – 07/24/20

July 28, 2020

LAUDERDALE COUNTY– Booking Photos from Lauderdale 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.

TVAA ArtWorks 2020 Is Open (and Online) NOW

July 28, 2020

TUSCUMBIA-The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art has reopened, and our annual membership show, ArtWorks, is on display at the museum now and can be see on line as well.  The physical exhibition will be on display at the museum from Monday, July 27 through Friday, September 11. If you are interested in purchasing any of […]

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UNA Students Required to be COVID-19 Tested before Returning to Campus

July 28, 2020

FLORENCE – Students returning to the University of North Alabama campus for the Fall 2020 semester will be required to take a free COVID-19 test through the GuideSafe™ Entry Testing initiative supported by CARES Act funding through the state of Alabama.   “In an ongoing effort to promote overall health and safety on campus as […]

David Johnson In The Race For Mayor Of Sheffield

July 28, 2020

I was born and raised in Sheffield, AL and have been married to Faye Kirk Johnson for 49 years. Life member of the First Baptist Church ( now York Bluff Baptist.) I attended Northwest Jr. college, UNA and earned my TMP (Tourism Marketing Professional) designation from The Southeast Tourism Society’s Marketing College. I worked in […]

Wren, will this ever end?

July 28, 2020

MONTGOMERY-Placement of nest boxes is a popular activity to aid cavity nesting birds and is a simple means of attracting birds to your property. However, construction and placement of the finest nest box by no means ensures its use. One of the simplest nest boxes to construct is one intended for wrens. House wren and […]

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New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 07/12/20 – 07/25/20

July 27, 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.

Forest Hills Baptists hand out remedies for a hot summer day

July 27, 2020

FLORENCE – The good folks at Forest Hills Baptist Church are always looking for ways to make life a little bit more fulfilling for their community. And so Pastor Rich Hardeman and a small cohort of members came up with a cool idea… i.e. Renting-out an ice cream truck and giving away some cool treats […]

Kevin Robinson says, “I’m going to clean up this town”…

July 27, 2020

SHEFFIELD – This past Saturday morning, Sheffield Mayoral candidate, Kevin Lee Robinson and some of his supporters worked throughout Downtown in an effort to put a shine on the place. Sure it was hot. But Kevin and his wife, Sarah and Friends took to the street in the blistering heat, bags and graspers ion hand […]

ADEM Announces Precedent-Setting Consent Order with 3M

July 27, 2020

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Environmental Management announced today it has reached a landmark consent order with the 3M Company that holds the company accountable for cleaning up what are sometimes called “forever chemicals” from its plant in Decatur and at multiple sites in northwest Alabama. It also commits the company to long-term obligations […]

Senate Approves Annual Defense Bill with Hundreds of Millions for Alabama Priorities Championed by Senator Doug Jones

July 26, 2020

  WASHINGTON – On an overwhelming bipartisan vote, the U.S. Senate yesterday passed the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill that includes hundreds of millions of dollars in funding secured by Senator Doug Jones for key Alabama defense priorities. The annual legislation authorizes national defense priorities for the next fiscal year. The […]

Senator Doug Jones Calls for Extension of Unemployment Benefits Set to Expire for Thousands of Alabamians

July 26, 2020

BIRMINGHAM – U.S. Senator Doug Jones of Alabama today issued the following statement calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to include an extension of emergency unemployment benefits—which are set to expire in the next week—in the next COVID-19 relief legislation: “I have heard from people all over Alabama who have lost work and are relying on unemployment assistance during the […]

Initial Unemployment Claims For Week Ending 07/18/20

July 26, 2020

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Labor released the official count for initial claims filed during the week of July 12 – July 18, 2020.   23,678 initial claims were filed either online or by telephone during this period. 16,938 of those claims are COVID-19 related.   County Breakdown Industry Breakdown   *Be sure to click week ending day 2020-07-18.   Sectors with the most number of […]

Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest Opens August 3

July 26, 2020

MONTGOMERY-The 2021 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest will begin accepting entries on Monday, August 3, 2020. This year’s contest is a joint project between the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) and the Alabama Tourism Department. The deadline to enter is October 31, 2020. A major change to the 2021 photo contest is a […]

Madison Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident Near Hillsboro

July 26, 2020

HILLSBORO-On Saturday, July 25, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-vehicle accident that has taken the life of a Madison man.  The accident occurred on Saturday, July 25: “A single-vehicle crash at 11:40 a.m., today, July 25, 2020, has claimed the life of a Madison man. Twenty-four-year-old Logan David McDonald, of Madison, Alabama was […]

CDC releases new resources and tools to support opening schools

July 26, 2020

ATLANTA, GA-On Thursday, July 23 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is releasing new science-based resources and tools for school administrators, teachers, parents, guardians, and caregivers when schools open this fall. With states, cities, and communities around the United States experiencing different levels of coronavirus transmission, jurisdictions should ensure appropriate public health strategies […]

New! Wayne County, TN Arrest Reports 07/10/20 – 07/24/20

July 26, 2020

WAYNE COUNTY– Booking Photos from Wayne 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.

Freeman casts her hat into the Mayoral ring in Sheffield

July 26, 2020

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield City counsel Member, Penny Freeman recently announced that she is running for the Mayor’s seat for the City. Here is her Position Statement: Penny Freeman is a former public school math and science instructor who went on to start a small private school to allow students of all ages to learn math and science […]