New! Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 10/07/13 – 10/20/13

October 24, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-New Booking Photos from Tuscumbia Police. 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.


Media Statement From Coles Hull Regarding Regency Square Mall

October 23, 2013

FLORENCE-An updated statement from Hull Storey Gibson Companies, owners of the of the Regency Square Mall is below. We have had several inquiries to the operating status and safety, which are directly addressed below. Media Statement from Jim Hull, Managing Principal of Hull Storey Gibson Companies and owner of Regency Square Mall: Dr. Karen Landers, […]


Governor Bentley Enacts Recommendation of Affordable Homeowners Insurance Commission

October 23, 2013

TUSCALOOSA – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday continued the state’s long-term efforts to address the availability and rising cost of homeowners insurance. By signing an executive order, Governor Bentley formally established the Alabama Center for Insurance Information & Research.  The Center will be housed at the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and will […]


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Carpenter superalloy powder project provides lift for state’s aerospace sector

October 23, 2013

ATHENS- Top Alabama officials said today that Carpenter Technology Corp.’s decision to build a $20 million facility in Limestone  Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said the latest Carpenter project in Athens again shows that the state is an ideal location for advanced manufacturing facilities because of Alabama’s strong workforce and top-rated training programs. “This additional investment by Carpenter […]


“Spies, Scouts, Partisans and Guerillas: Warfare in North Alabama”

October 23, 2013

SHEFFIELD-The Tennessee Valley Historical Society’s Fall Quarterly Meeting will be held on Sunday, 27 October 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sheffield Public Library Conference Room, located at 316 North Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield, AL Guest speaker Joel Mize’s topic of “Spies, Scouts, Partisans, and Guerillas: Irregular Warfare in North Alabama” brings a greater level of […]


Inaugural Readapalooza set for November 2nd

October 23, 2013

FLORENCE – The United Way of the Shoals Success By 6 initiative will host its inaugural ReadAPalooza November 2 at Regency Square Mall. From 11am-2pm, children will each get one free fall book, participate in story time, sign up for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, and participate in a craft project from The Home Depot. Children can also […]


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Renaissance Center holding Health Fair

October 23, 2013

FLORENCE — The Renaissance Center for Emotional Health at ECM Hospital is holding a community mental health fair on November 9 at Cross Point Church of Christ in Florence. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and information booths open at 8 a.m. A complimentary breakfast is available. Speakers begin at 8:45 a.m. with Alicia Kelly, of Kelly […]


Secretary of State Issues Final Voter Photo ID Rules

October 23, 2013

MONTGOMERY-Secretary of State Jim Bennett Tuesday released the certified rules for Alabama’s new voter photo ID program which will go into effect for the June primaries next year. The release and website posting follows a 35-day public comment where his office received and considered 51 proposed comments in the preliminary rules filed in June. “We […]


New! Florence Arrest Reports 10/08/13 – 10/14/13

October 23, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence Police.  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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Here Ye! Here Ye! Come one…Come all!

October 23, 2013

FLORENCE-The 27th annual Alabama Renaissance Faire will take place once again this weekend at Fountain-on-the-Green (Wilson Park) in downtown Florence. The happenings will start Saturday, October 26 at 10:00 am until 6:00 pm and again on Sunday starting at 12:00 noon and will end the event at 6:00 pm and admission is free. Here is just a sampling […]


Controlled Burning along the Natchez Trace Parkway

October 23, 2013

TUPELO-Weather depending, the Natchez Trace Parkway has plans to conduct three prescribed fires (controlled burns) in Lee County between the dates of October 23 and October 25. The prescribed fires are located in the following areas:   Prescribed Fire Name Milepost Headquarters 266 Need Center 266 Lakeshire Woodlands 262.4 – 263.8 The Blackland Prairie section […]


New! Marion County Arrest Reports 10/15/13 – 10/21-13

October 23, 2013

MARION COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marion County Sheriff. 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.


Salmonella Outbreak Caused By Bean Day

October 22, 2013

ATHENS-The Aging Foundation of Athens Limestone County released a statement today on the salmonella outbreak after its Bean Day benefit this month where  eight confirmed cases of salmonella poisoning occurred.   Here is the statement in its entirety.   From: the Board of Directors of the Aging Foundation of Athens-Limestone County The Aging Foundation of Athens […]


No new cases of Legionella pneumonia reported

October 22, 2013

FLORENCE-Dr. Karen Landers, Assistant State Health Officer for the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), said, “The general public in Florence, Ala., does not need to alter daily activities, including shopping, following a Legionella pneumonia outbreak. We have no new cases at this time and no new patients have been identified since Oct. 10.” ADPH continues to […]


Russellville Police Looking For This Man

October 22, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE-Russellville Police are currently investigating a case involving Credit Card Fraud. Below is a person of interest we are currently attempting to identify. Anyone knowing this persons identity please contact Russellville Police Investigative Division. You may remain anonymous.


Mapco Robbery Suspect Photos…Do you Know This Man?

October 22, 2013

FLORENCE-Sunday, October 20 the Mapco at Helton Drive and Rickwood Road was robbed.   The Florence Police Department has released six(6) photos.  If you have information about this crime please contact Inv. Brad Holmes at 256-760-6595 or text your tip to key word “FPDTIP” plus your message and send to CRIMES (274637). Reward money is […]


Saturday Night at the ROXY – Gilbert Benefit – EVENT PHOTOS

October 22, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE – Saturday’s benefit for beloved musician Kerry Gilbert was a big success. Lot of music. Lots of Friends. Quad-Cities Daily photographer, Mary Carton was on hand to shoot some event photos. We present them here. Photos by Mary Carton.


SNAP benefits to decrease in November

October 22, 2013

MONTGOMERY– Families and individuals enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will see a decrease in their benefits beginning in November. The decrease is a result of the expiration of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) that went into effect in April of 2009. SNAP Benefit amounts are determined by several factors such […]


The Princeton Tigertones are coming

October 22, 2013

FLORENCE- On Tuesday evening, October 29 at 7:30 pm The Princeton Tigertones a 14-person a capella singing group from Princeton University will be performing.  In the grand tradition of the Yale Whiffenpoofs, the Darmouth Aires, Harvard’s Opportunes or even the cast of Glee…the Princeton Tigertones will present a deligtful evening of new selections and old favorites.  If […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 10/11/13 – 10/16/13

October 22, 2013

SHEFFIELD-New Booking Photos from Sheffield Police. 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.


Legionella bacteria have been found from two cooling towers at Regency Square Mall and one cooling tower at Southwire

October 21, 2013

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) continues to investigate a Legionella pneumonia outbreak in Florence, Ala. At this time, all known cases have been associated with Glenwood Nursing Home facility. Positive environmental cultures for Legionella bacteria have been found from two cooling towers at Regency Square Mall and one cooling tower at Southwire. Testing […]


Women’s Expo Shoals – EVENT PHOTOS

October 21, 2013

FLORENCE – There was a great turnout for the Women’s Expo Shoals at the Marriott Conference Center on Saturday. Everything from a fashion show to marshall arts demonstrations. It was all there! The folks at KISS FM 102.7 put the whole thing together. They did a great job. And our friends at Creative Jewelers presented the […]


Rogersville’s Fall Festival – Music, Food, Fun… – EVENT PHOTOS

October 21, 2013

ROGERSVILLE – Saturday’s Fall Festival in Rogersville was lots of fun. Folks there surely know how to have a good time! The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to capture the festival in EVENT PHOTOS. We hope that you like them! Make yourself a copy of a photo if you find one that you like. Please remember that the […]


Shoals Dragon Boat Festival – EVENT PHOTOS

October 21, 2013

MCFARLAND PARK – Over the years there have been many different kinds of fundraisers to benefit UNA’s Kilby School. But there has never been an event such at this past weekend’s. Not at all. It was a boat race by competing teams who ponied up cash to participate in paddling a ‘Dragon Boat’ up and […]