The Lost Photos Of Florence June First Friday- EVENT PHOTOS

June 5, 2018

FLORENCE-The weather broke…the sun came out and The June First Friday rocked on with food, fun, music and happy people. The First Friday photos are a little late being posted and we do apologize for the delay.  Our photographer, Kristy Lovelace managed to capture the spirit of the June First Friday in photos.  We present them […]


Four Arrested Charged With Theft Of Property And Burglary In Florence

June 5, 2018

FLORENCE-Florence Police released a statement concerning theft of property and burglary that occurred on Monday, June 3 involving four suspects who have been arrested: “At approximately 11:30 pm officers responded to a call to a suspicious vehicle in the alley behind 219 S Spurr St in Florence. When Officers arrived they identified the subjects in the vehicle. […]


Athens Man Arrested Caught In The Act Of Breaking And Entering

June 5, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a release on the arrest of an Athens man on Saturday, June 2 who has been charged with Breaking and Entering Vehicles: “Early Saturday morning the police department received a call of a suspicious vehicle on Vaughn Drive. When Officer Paul Richey and Officer Casey Terry arrived they talked […]


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Athens Man Arrestred And Charged With Trafficking Meth

June 5, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief issued a statement on the arrest of a suspect on Friday, June 1.  The suspect has been arrested and charged with multiple charges including drug trafficking: “Friday night members of the Athens Police Department executed a search warrant obtained by Investigator Jo McClanahan at 600 Wright Street. Located at the residence was […]


Native Bees…Not A Honeybee Among Them

June 5, 2018

Native Bees of North America. Native bees are an unappreciated treasure, with 4,000 species from tiny Perdita to large carpenter bees, they can be found anywhere in North America where flowers bloom. Most people don’t realize that there were no honey bees in America until the white settlers brought hives from Europe. Honeybees are not […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 05/16/18 – 06/03/18

June 5, 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 public service.


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Pope’s Tavern 30th Annual Frontier Day Celebration – EVENT Photos

June 5, 2018

FLORENCE-Florence’s historic Pope’s Tavern Museum presented the 30th annual Frontier Day Celebration on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3. Visitors relived the frontier days of Florence with crafts, music, period costumes, and food. This event was entertaining as well as educational with a walk of the premises and a tour of the tavern,  historical […]


Zip City Saturday Nigh…Food Fun…Music – EVENT PHOTOS

June 5, 2018

ZIP CITY-Family night was a great fun.  The event was held in Zip City next to  P&K Western Store on Highway 17 and County Road 8. And it’s proceeds went to  benefit the great Zip city Volunteer Fire Department. Zip City resident, Robert Walker told the Quad-Cities Daily, “This was held this past Saturday night […]


Aderholt Statement on SCOTUS Ruling

June 4, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today released the following statement on the ruling of the United States Supreme Court in “Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.” “Today’s ruling by the Supreme Court is one where all Americans should be happy.  This is not a time that one side should be seen as […]


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Taxidermy…An Art Form?

June 4, 2018

Taxidermy…unless your a hunter or fisherman it probably is not in your thoughts as a form of art or home decor.  Sometimes people think of it as an art for..albeit a stinky art form and sometimes people go a little too far and make some strange decisions…..here are a few of the “way out there taxidermy […]


18th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival – EVENT PHOTOS

June 4, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-The North Alabama African Heritage Association hosted the 18th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival on Friday and Saturday, June 1 and June 2, 2018 at the Willie Green Recreation Park. There was numerous vendors on hand with food, clothing, African attire, paintings and a variety of other items. Music and dancing on both days rounded […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 05/22/18 – 05/29/18

June 4, 2018

FLORENCE-Booking Photos from Florence Police (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.


Cherokee Kayak Trail Grand Opening And Ribbon Cutting

June 4, 2018

CHEROKEE-Bright and early Saturday, June 2 the city of Cherokee held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for their new Cherokee Kayak Trail at the Cherokee City Hall.  Patricia Montgomery who was instrumental in spearing the group that made the Cherokee Kayak Trail possible had this to say: “I am truly grateful to be part […]


Florence Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accidnet Near Moulton

June 3, 2018

FLORENCE-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-vehicle accident that occurred in the early morning of Sunday, June 3 that took the life of a Florence man:  “A one vehicle crash at 5:30 a.m. this date, June 3, 2018, has claimed the life of a Florence man.  Nicholas Ryan Parker, 35, was killed when the […]


Forks Of Cypress

June 3, 2018

Forks of Cypress was a cotton plantation and Greek Revival manor house near Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama. It was designed by architect William Nichols for James Jackson and his wife, Sally Moore Jackson. Construction was completed in 1830.It was the only Greek Revival house in Alabama to feature a two-story colonnade around the entire […]


Coffee Cemetery Dedication And Bicentennial Event

June 3, 2018

FLORENCE-Florence Bicentennial Celebration for the month of June featured the dedication of the John Coffee Cemetery hosted by Florence, Alabama Bicentennial Committee and City of Florence, Alabama – Government The celebration was well attended and the new look for the old cemetery was well worth the wait. The Quad Cities Daily was in attendance and recorded […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 05/25/18 – 06/01/18

June 3, 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 public service.


University of North Alabama Provides Jacksonville State University with Check for Tornado Recovery Efforts

June 3, 2018

FLORENCE– Officials with the University of North Alabama provided Jacksonville State University with a check in support of their recovery efforts from the March 2018 tornados that wreaked havoc on campus.   While physical damage was extensive, the Alabama-based university’s spring break closure during the storms minimized casualties.  However, the damage was extensive enough that […]


Who Are The Bella Coola?

June 2, 2018

The Bella Coola Tribe, which is also known as the Bellacoola, Belhoola or Bilqula tribe, is a small Indian tribe that resides at a reservation around Bella Coola in British Columbia. The Bella Coola tribe consists of about six hundred people at this time. The tribe had featured about fourteen hundred member at its peak […]


New! Dekalb County Arrest Reports 05/15/18 – 05/30/18

June 2, 2018

DEKALB 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 public service.


Danger Close: A movie Review

June 2, 2018

   I recently had an opportunity to watch a movie called “Danger Close”.   I was not aware that the movie was a documentary rather than an action-adventure flick.  However, it was so good that I wanted to do a review on it for the Quad Cities Daily.  I want to advise you that there is […]


Got your Tony Lamas on… Jeans pressed tight? – They’ll be Rockin’ and a Rollin’ on Zip City Saturday Night

June 2, 2018

ZIP CITY – Family night is going to happen this Saturday evening up near P&K Western Store on Highway 17 and County Road 8. And it’s all to benefit the great Zip city Volunteer Fire Department. Zip City resident, Robert Walker told the Quad-Cities Daily, “This is going to be a Saturday night where families […]


Car Free Parkway Experience on the Natchez Trace Parkway

June 2, 2018

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN – On Sunday, June 17, 2018 from 8:00 AM – Noon, the Natchez Trace Parkway (Parkway) will be closed to vehicle traffic between mileposts 429 and 440. This section will be open to bicycles and pedestrian traffic only for a “Car Free Parkway Experience.” Temporary closure gates will be placed two miles […]


TVA Celebrates National Trails Day with Events Across the Tennessee Valley

June 2, 2018

KNOXVILLE, TN­­ – The Tennessee Valley Authority is celebrating National Trails Day 2018 with several fun events. Every year on the first Saturday in June, hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S. get together to celebrate National Trails Day. This year it will be observed on Saturday, June 2, and is sponsored by the American […]