Crowds, Coondogs, Snakeman and Barbecue at the Coondog Cemetery – EVENT PHOTOS

September 6, 2017

FREEDOM HILLS – Up in the heights of Western Colbert County where Toop and Key Underwood spent many a year under the moon and stars, treeing coons and sippin’ shine… There’s a cemetery. It’s the final resting place for Man’s Best Friend… Troop was the first of many laid to rest here. and you’ll only […]


Author Debra H. Goldstein, Gardening, & Oka Kapassa….Coming To Florence-Lauderdale Public Library

September 6, 2017

FLORENCE-Don’t forget about these events coming up in the next two weeks at the Florence-Lauderdale Pubic Library where learning is fun and fun is learning. Get Dirty at the Library: Seed Saving Thursday, September 7, 11:30 am Tired of buying the same seeds and plants every year? Frustrated that you can’t always find the exact variety […]


Kennedy-Douglass Center for Arts Volunteers Unveil A New Gift Shop

September 6, 2017

FLORENCE-Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts Volunteers has given the gift shop at Kennedy-Douglass a make-over. The new gift shop will operate under the supervision of interior designer (Lambert Ezell Durham) and volunteer, Jen Kennedy and volunteer Sandy Bell. The two have taken a new approach to the gift shop that will function as a museum […]


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Thinking About A Beach…Here Are Ten If You Dare

September 6, 2017

If  Europe listed the nude beaches it would  almost be redundant, after all, most beaches in Europe are at least a little nude friendly. But here in the United States, public nudity is still something one has to go looking for, and there’s no better place to look than at one of America’s ten best nude […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 08/28/17 – 09/04/17

September 6, 2017

MORGAN COUNTY-New 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.


Pet Of The Week…Pugs, Biscuit, Cold Noses And Warm Kisses

September 6, 2017

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!


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Juried Art Show, Water/Ways Exhibit Set for 5 Rivers

September 6, 2017

MONTGOMERY-Alabamians are surrounded by water. About one-sixth of Alabama’s 33 million surface acres is covered by water in the form of lakes, reservoirs, ponds, wetlands, estuaries, rivers and streams. Water affects our lives, climate, agriculture, jobs, recreational time, culture, and has a direct impact on our art.  Local artists of all ages will have the […]


Aderholt Statement on DACA

September 5, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt today released the following statement on the future of the DACA program.   “First, it is important to remember that DACA runs contrary to existing U.S. immigration law. It is the product of the Obama administration’s executive order where he, President Obama, disagreed with current law.   “I, and […]


Spring Park in Tuscumbia Alabama – Labor Day Rally – EVENT PHOTOS

September 5, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – Every Labor Day workers throughout North Alabama gather in Tuscumbia to celebrate their rich contributions to the economic powerhouse that is America. Without Labor Unions, they say, America wouldn’t be the world economic leader. They also preach that the last 30 years haven’t been kind to the Working American. We need to return […]


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Tuscumbia Labor Day Parade 2017 – EVENT PHOTOS

September 5, 2017

TUSCUMBIA – The longest running Labor Day Celebration in America found itself to be the recipient of some of the finest weather in recent years. As a result, it seemed that every Democrat (and many Republicans) went to main Street to celebrate the cornerstone of America’s economic dominance, the American Worker. The Quad-Cities Daily was […]


Bizzarre Insects….Somehow Beautiful…Really

September 5, 2017

There are more than one million different species of insect on the planet—that we know of—which accounts for over half the world’s living organisms.  Here are ten insects stranger than anything science fiction could ever dream up: The Puss Moth Caterpillar:  The caterpillars are bright green and will often have a row of white spots on […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 08/22/17 – 08/29/17

September 5, 2017

FLORENCE-New 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.


A Celebration For Ronald Rand’s New Book “Create!” and Benefit For AMHOF

September 5, 2017

A Celebration for Ronald Rand’s new book “CREATE!” and BENEFIT FOR THE ALABAMA MUSIC HALL OF FAME with Jim Seales, Michel Curtis & Donny Carpenter of Three Wheel Drive Kerry Gilbert, Alyssa Ashley & Hugh Banks of The KGB Band Travis Wammack, Will McFarlane, Garrett Miles, Jake Landers, Eddie Martin, Tony Lee & Malcolm Singleton of The Wildwood Ruminators, Tonya S. Holly […]


University of North Alabama’s Anderson College of Nursing To Host White Coat Ceremony

September 5, 2017

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Anderson College of Nursing was one of two schools in Alabama to receive funding to host a White Coat ceremony.   The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced that 50 schools of nursing across the nation were selected to receive funding to host White Coat […]


First Friday at The Gold Record Room – EVENT PHOTOS

September 4, 2017

FLORENCE – The Gold Record room down at the Sun Trust Building in turning into a really cool place to enjoy First Fridays. And this past Friday’s chapter was no exception. Excellent music from the Alabama Bus Boys – Jimmy Nutt, Mitch Mann, David MacKay and Mark Naramore. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to take […]


Grease Festival’s 2017 Athena stands tallest when stooping to help others

September 4, 2017

This year’s Queen is also known for making scrumptious fried water bread ATHENS-This year’s Athena-Grease Goddess points to the message she once saw on a church marquee as a way to explain why her free time is devoted to helping the community.   The marquee said, “You stand tallest when you stoop to help others.”   […]


First Friday in Downtown Florence – EVENT PHOTOS

September 4, 2017

FLORENCE – Weather played a factor this on past weekend’s First Friday event . The UNA season opened football game, rained out Thursday night,  was played on Friday at the same time as the monthly street party in Downtown. So, the crowd was a bit thin. On the good side, the weather was excellent! QCD […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 08/25/17 – 09/01/17

September 4, 2017

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-New 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.


Labor Day…A Respite From Labor

September 4, 2017

Labor Day…Just how much do you know about Labor Day…A day of rest for laborers? Labor Day is not unique to the United states in had it’s orgins in Canada stemming from the 1870 labor disputes in Toronto.  In Toronto in 1872 a parade was held in support of a strike against the 58 hour […]


Shoals Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Concert Series

September 4, 2017

FLORENCE-From W.C. Handy, to Sam Phillips, Rick Hall, and the Swampers, our musical legacy continues with the Shoals Symphony at UNA as we begin our 35th season! The Shoals Symphony is pleased to announce its 2017-18 Concert Series: TICKETS: http://shoalssymphony.una.edu/ Sunday, October 8. A Classical Masterworks concert, Fortune and Fate, featuring UNAs classical pianist, Dr. Yi-Min Cai, who will perform works by Russian composers Rachmaninoff […]


Labor Day Tradition….Coondog Cemetery

September 3, 2017

Key Underwood and his coon dog, Troop, were legends in northwest Alabama’s Colbert County. Whenever men gathered at a hunting camp just outside the town of Cherokee, the tales of Underwood and Troop running raccoons up trees would keep the crowd entertained for hours. The two hunted together for 15 years, until 1937, when Troop […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 08/20/17 – 08/23/17

September 3, 2017

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.


Calling All Bacon Lovers!

September 3, 2017

FLORENCE-Florence Main Street is bringing the Bacon Festival to Downtown Florence Saturday, September 9th!! This day full of Bacon, Brews, College Football, Live Music and Fun will include several new events and a tasty partnership! Florence Main Street invites you to the 3rd Annual Downtown Bacon Crawl, Saturday, September 9th from 10am until 2pm.  Everyone is invited […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 08/14/17- 08/31/17

September 3, 2017

MADISON COUNTY-New 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.