North Alabama State Fair 9/21/2012 – Photos

September 22, 2012

THE SHOALS – The Quad-Cities Daily was out in force Friday evening to photograph happenings at The North Alabama State Fair. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy to remember the day. These photos are free to reproduce for NON-COMMERCIAL USE only. […]


Singing River Sculpture to be unveiled Sunday afternoon

September 21, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Visitors to Downtown Sheffield will find it easy to spot the colossal addition to Bob Love Plaza. They will be able to instantly tell that it’s a statue – a big one. But no one will be able to see exactly what is under the drape of visqueen until Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock. […]


North Alabama State Fair 9/20/2012 – Photos

September 21, 2012

THE SHOALS – The Quad-Cities Daily was out in force Thursday evening to photograph happenings at The North Alabama State Fair. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy to remember the day. These photos are free to reproduce for NON-COMMERCIAL USE only.


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Alabama’s August Unemployment Rate is 8.5%

September 21, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees announced today that Alabama’s preliminary August unemployment rate is 8.5%, up from July’s rate of 8.3%, but below last year’s rate of 9.1%. August’s rate represents 183,315 unemployed persons, compared to 179,189 last month and 198,444 in August 2011. “While the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/11/12 – 09/18/12 Part II

September 20, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police / Lauderdale County. 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.  


The Walk to Tuscumbia – Back to Cold Water

September 20, 2012

SHEFFIELD-TUSCUMBIA – The tenth annual “Walk to Tuscumbia” from Tuscumbia Landing along the Tennessee River in Sheffield to Spring Park took place Saturday September 8, 2012.  Part of the Oka Kapassa Festival, the walk  commemorates the kindness of the Citizens of Tuscumbia to the Native Americans who were forced to relocate to Oklahoma in The Great […]


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North Alabama State Fair 9/19/2012 – Photos

September 20, 2012

THE SHOALS – The Quad-Cities Daily was out in force Wednesday evening to photograph happenings at The North Alabama State Fair. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy to remember the day. These photos are free to reproduce for NON-COMMERCIAL USE only.


Helen Keller Hospital earns “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures”

September 20, 2012

SHEFFIELD –Helen Keller Hospital was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.  Helen Keller Hospital is one of only 620 U.S. hospitals and critical access hospitals earning the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/11/12 – 09/18/12 Part I

September 20, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police / Lauderdale County. 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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Franklin County Sheriff – Promotes tech, transparency

September 20, 2012

FRANKLIN COUNTY – Sheriff Shannon Oliver does not describe himself as a techie. But he does believe that the internet can keep his constituents informed and help make his department more efficient. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office recently went live with its new website. The site features sections such as “Most Wanted”, “Employment”, and even […]


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 09/03/12 – 09/13/12

September 19, 2012

THE SHOALS – The latest cohort of babies born at ECM Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


North Alabama State Fair 9/18/2012 – Photos

September 19, 2012

THE SHOALS – The North Alabama State Fair opened up in Muscle Shoals Tuesday. After two days of heavy downpours, the weather cleared, the carnies opened their joints, the food wagons started cooking smoked sausages and onions. The crowd was decent for a Tuesday. As the evening progressed the exhibit halls filled and the rides […]


Trust Fund amendment passes – Bentley says State is stronger

September 19, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama voters, by a margin of nearly 2 to 1, approved a constitutional amendment that allows the government to borrow $437 million from The Alabama Trust Fund. The money will be used to plug any holes in the budget where needed. Primarily, the money will be used to keep thousands of state employees in […]


New Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births 09/08/12 – 09/14/12

September 18, 2012

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.


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 09/11/12 – 09/18/12

September 18, 2012

New Booking Photos from Madison County. 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.


5.23 inches of rain in The Shoals – PHOTOS

September 18, 2012

THE SHOALS – Although  NWS weather radar showed the heaviest rainfall moving out of the area, the precipitation over the last 24 hours recorded 5.23 inches at Wilson Dam. The City of Muscle Shoals got a record 3.09 inches, which topped 1992’s amount of 2.01 inches. A check of Lauderdale and Colbert County Emergency Management […]


Pop’s is Tops

September 18, 2012

  St. Florian, AL –  After reading a recent article about this local barbecue eatery, my friend Jim and I decided to give them a try on our way up to the state line for lottery ticket. The Friday that we visited was a bright sunny day and when we pulled into the parking lot […]


Alabama State Parks Offer Free Admission September 29, 2012

September 17, 2012

Montgomery, AL-In recognition of National Public Lands Day, Alabama State Parks will waive day-use fees on September 29, 2012. Participating parks include those operated by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Locations and directions are found at www.alapark.com. Day-use fees average $1 to $3 per person at most state parks. Fees for park amenities such […]


U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks Honored as Guardian of Small Business by NFIB

September 17, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s leading small business association, last week named U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (AL5) a Guardian of Small Business for his outstanding voting record on behalf of America’s small-business owners in the 112th Congress.  NFIB President and CEO Dan Danner praised Rep. Brooks for “doing big things for […]


UNA to Hold Convocation On Wednesday

September 17, 2012

Florence, AL-The University of North Alabama will hold its annual Fall Academic Convocation for freshmen and new transfer students Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Norton Auditorium. The event, jointly sponsored by UNA and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, will host attorney and UNA alumnus Marcus Maples, of Birmingham, as keynote speaker. Maples, a […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 09/10/12 – 09/16/12

September 17, 2012

New Booking Photos from Franklin County. 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.


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/04/12 – 09/11/12 Part II

September 17, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police/Lauderdale County. 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.


UPDATED PHOTOS – Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride – Photos Part I

September 16, 2012

LAUDERDALE COUNTY – Since 1995, Trail of Tears motorcycle  riders have been making the trek from The Smoky Mountains area near Chattanooga, down to the shores of the Tennessee River in Lauderdale County. There are two organizations, sometimes working at loggerheads against one another, who each organize a ride to commemorate the Great Indian Removal […]


UPDATED PHOTOS – Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride – Photos Part II

September 16, 2012

LAUDERDALE COUNTY – Since 1995, Trail of Tears motorcycle  riders have been making the trek from The Smoky Mountains area near Chattanooga, down to the shores of the Tennessee River in Lauderdale County. There are two organizations, sometimes working at loggerheads against one another, who each organize a ride to commemorate the Great Indian Removal of […]