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TVA River Management Handles Rainy 2018, Prepares for New Year

December 29, 2018

TVA’s River Management team is continuing its work over the holidays by doing what it’s been doing a lot this year: handling above average amounts rainfall and runoff across the Valley.  TENNESSEE VALLEY—As 2018 draws to a close, yearly rainfall totals for the TVA region continue to climb to near record levels, and the trend […]


What place on earth actually has no set time?

December 28, 2018

While most places on Earth set their time by longitude, so that the time of day is somewhat synchronized to the position of the sun in the sky, it’s not the case with the North Pole. The sun rises and sets only once per year there, and all time zones also converge there. Because there’s […]


Amy R. Peterson Plein Air Paintings At Kennedy–Douglass Center

December 28, 2018

FLORENCE-Plein Air painter and Birmingham artist Amy R. Peterson will display her new collection of work at Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts January 8 through February 15. The gallery talk will be Sunday, January 13 at 1PM. Amy R. Peterson’s paintings combine strong draftsmanship with loose, impressionistic brushwork. She aims to capture the immediacy of a moment […]


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New! North Alabama Medical Center Births 12/09/18 – 12/22/18

December 28, 2018

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.


NW-SCC to hold Saturday registration next weekend

December 28, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS – With the spring semester right around the corner, Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will host a registration event next Saturday, January 5, 2019, on the Shoals Campus. Next Saturday (1/5) from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., NW-SCC will help new and current students apply and register for the spring semester. The Saturday registration […]


New! Marion County Arrest Reports 12/03/18 – 12/26/18

December 28, 2018

MARION COUNTYBooking Photos from Marion County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). Adefendant 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.


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Farting…Some Say It Helps Control High Blood Pressure…Really!

December 27, 2018

Farting helps reduce high blood pressure and is good for your health… According to scientists at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland, US, have found that hydrogen sulphide in flatus … informally known as a fart … is also produced by an enzyme in blood vessels where it relaxes them and lowers blood pressure. The unpleasant aroma of the […]


Hepatitis A outbreak under investigation in North Alabama

December 27, 2018

 JACKSON COUNTY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is investigating an increase in hepatitis A cases  in Jackson County, Ala. This outbreak may have spread to surrounding counties. Persons at highest risk for hepatitis A include users of illegal substances, homeless persons, and men with same sex partners.  Other persons also may become infected with […]


Governor Ivey Awards Nearly $2.5 Million for Emergency Housing Assistance

December 27, 2018

 MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $2.5 million in grants to help homeless Alabamians find immediate housing and to assist others who are in danger of becoming homeless. The funds from the Emergency Solutions Grant program will support organizations across the state that provide shelter, legal and health services and financial education for families and individuals […]


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New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 12/17/18 – 12/23/18

December 27, 2018

MORGAN COUNTYBooking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). Adefendant 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.


Two Florence Men Arrested Charged With Exposing Children To Narcotics

December 26, 2018

  FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement on  Monday, December 24 concerning the arrest of two suspects, Adam and Seth Childers of Florence on charges of Drug Paraphernalia and Exposing Children to Narcotics: “On 12/24/18 officers responded to a possible domestic at 709 E Tombigbee St. When they arrived, they found two juveniles along […]


Leftover Christmas Cookies…Not A Problem

December 26, 2018

Christmas has come and gone…presents have been opened…the Christmas dinner has been eaten and the eggnog bowl is empty… but there are cookies… What to do with all of  those dozens of cookies left from holiday parties and visiting relatives? If you don’t like the cookies, or your waistline does not like the cookies,  give […]


New! Winston County Arrest Reports 12/10/18 – 12/16/18

December 26, 2018

WINSTON COUNTYBooking Photos from Winston County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). Adefendant 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.


TVA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Changes to Historic Properties Review Process

December 26, 2018

TENNESSEE VALLEY-The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking for public input on a proposal to make more efficient its review process for historic properties that could be affected by TVA actions. TVA is proposing to use a programmatic agreement among various state and federal agencies, including federally recognized tribes, to eliminate repetition in its Section 106 […]


One Dead, One Injured In Botched Muscle Shoals Robbery

December 25, 2018

MUSCLE SHOALS-On Monday December 24 one person was killed and another injured and Muscle Shoals Police have arrested two suspects in an attempted robbery that went wrong. According to investigators Malaivee Howard Hawkins, 24 from Tuscumbia was shot and killed during an altercation at a residences in Muscle Shoals on Gusmus Avenue.  According to Muscle […]


Joyful and Religious…Interesting facts

December 25, 2018

Christmas celebrations  adopted  the joyful, often boisterous, holiday traditions of pagan cultures. The story of the nativity was told through music, art, and dance. Some Medieval Christians objected, however, maintaining that Christmas should be a somber religious day, not a secular festival. After the Reformation, certain Protestant groups opposed Christmas celebrations. Oliver Cromwell banned them […]


New! Lauderdale County Arrest Reports 12/14/18 – 12/21/18

December 25, 2018

LAUDERDALE COUNTYBooking Photos from Lauderdale County Sheriff  (CLICK HERE). Adefendant 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.


Kelly Gains Valuable Experience at Mentored Hunt

December 25, 2018

 MONTGOMERY-John Kelly decided he needed an early Christmas present after enjoying an Adult Mentored Hunt at the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division’s Portland Landing Special Opportunity Area (SOA) near Camden. Kelly, an electrical engineer who works in the defense industry in the Huntsville area, said the experience at the mentored hunt inspired a desire […]


Christmas Eve Facts…Bet You Didn’t Know

December 24, 2018

Christmas Eve….children and adults alike look forward to this day as much if not more than Christmas Day….now just a few facts, anniversaries, superstitions and traditions connected with Christmas Eve. 1. In the Middle Ages, Christians celebrated Adam and Eve on Christmas Eve. 2. On December 24, 1968, astronauts Bill Anders, Jim Lovell and Frank […]


PSA…Compliance Assistance Calendars Available to Dry Cleaners

December 24, 2018

MONTGOMERY – As a courtesy to the dry cleaning community, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is providing complimentary compliance calendars again this year.  This offer marks the 19th year of distribution for this compliance assistance tool. The calendars support the ADEM’s efforts to assist small businesses in their efforts to comply with environmental regulations. Dry cleaners […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 12/11/18 – 12/18/18

December 24, 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 as a public service.


Pneumonia Factoids

December 23, 2018

Winter seems to be the time for colds, flu and pneumonia…a few facts about pneumonia…dis you know? Pneumonia has several different causes, types, and treatments. Here are 10 pneumonia phrases you should know. The terminology may be confusing, but it’s important to understand pneumonia because it kills more than 50,000 Americans every year. Here are […]


Two Suspects Arrested In The May 2, 2018 Murder Of Jose Elliott D’Leon

December 23, 2018

  FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a press release on the arrest of two suspects in the murder of Jose Elliott D’Leon on May 2, 2018: UPDATE:  Homicide Investigation 05/02/2018 “On 5/2/2018 Florence Police Patrol Division responded to 754 N Wood Ave on a Medical Assist. Once they arrived, they located a male that was deceased. The […]


Alabama Continues to Break Employment and Job Records…Average Weekly Wages at Second Highest Level Ever…

December 23, 2018

  MONTGOMERY –   Employment and job counts have once again reached record levels.  In November 2018, 2,128,082 people were counted as employed, an increase of 46,330 from November 2017.  Wage and salary employment, which measures the number of jobs our economy is supporting, grew to 2,069,800, representing a yearly increase of 35,400 jobs. “Business is […]