New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 06/08/12 – 06/10/12

June 19, 2012

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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public […]


Sheffield Fire Department Baffled Over Self-Igniting Artwork.

June 19, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Shoals Area Firefighters are always there to respond to emergencies of all kinds. The saying, “been there, seen that”, holds true for the professional men and women of our area fire departments. But when The Sheffield Fire Department was called out Monday evening, just after sundown, they encountered something that was, well… just […]


Westminster Interfaith Caring Place Holds Ribbon Cutting

June 19, 2012

FLORENCE –  Westminster Interfaith Caring Place Adult Day Services is open to all members of the senior community. The facility held its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony June 4th and was welcomed to the community by Ambassadors of The Shoals Chamber of Commerce. Here is their Mission Statement: “WICP is committed to enabling better days […]


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Keller Employee Names as “Who’s Who in Infection Prevention”

June 19, 2012

Sheffield – Debbie Thompson, Infection Preventionist for Helen Keller Hospital, has been named one of the “Who’s Who in Infection Prevention” for 2012 by Infection Control Today. Thompson, who is also president of the Tennessee Valley Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), was nominated by Brenda Simpson, RN, nurse consultant and educator with […]


Remember Your Heart On Hot Summer Days

June 19, 2012

Gardening or just lounging on the deck on hot and humid summer days can be tough to get through but when you like to spend time outdoors exercising or playing sports, it can be especially rough on your body.  cardiologist Alan S. Gertler, M.D., has some stay-cool, heart-healthy tips to help you avoid heat-related illnesses and […]


Job Fair Being Held in Florence

June 19, 2012

FLORENCE– Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama, Children’s Trust Fund of Alabama and the U.S. Dept of Health Human Services’ division of Administration of Children and Families will hold a Job Fair as a service of its Northwest Alabama Responsible Parenting Program. This event will take place on Wednesday, June 20th from 10am-3pm at Center Court […]


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Lake Guntersville State Park To Host Junior Golf Clinic

June 18, 2012

Lake Guntersville State Park will host a junior golf clinic open to ages 12-18 on July 10-12, 2012. This three-day clinic includes two days of instruction followed by a round of course play on the third day. Participants will be divided into two groups: ages 12-15 and 16-18. Lunch will be provided for the participants […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 06/06/12 – 06/14/12

June 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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public […]


Shoals Primary Care of Sheffield Cuts Ribbon

June 18, 2012

SHEFFIELD – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Shoals Primary Care to the community with a Ribbon Cutting. Shoals Primary Care is located at 342 Cox Boulevard. Physicians affiliated with the practice are: Faizullah Syed, MD Timothy L. Martin, MD Frank G. Gillis, MD Darin K Bowling, MD A. Lynn Ridgeway, MD This is what […]


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New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 06/01/12 – 06/13/12

June 18, 2012

New Bookings  from Muscle Shoals. 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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public service.


June … Great Outdoors Month

June 17, 2012

June is now officially Great Outdoors Month! A presidential proclamation issued June 1, 2012, urges all Americans to take advantage of the country’s rich natural heritage by spending time outdoors. Alabamians are fortunate to have many outdoor opportunities. The theme of Great Outdoors Month is to introduce or re-introduce people to the wonders of nature.Alabama’s 22 […]


Local Democrats Blame Republican-lead Closing of Veteran’s Office

June 15, 2012

THE SHOALS – When it was announced recently that the Veteran’s Service Office in Tuscumbia, along with 16 others across Alabama was closing due to State budget cuts, a lot of people were angry. Now, veterans in Colbert County will be serviced through the Lauderdale County office in Florence. The Lauderdale County Democratic Party made its […]


Healthy Valley Women to Present Program on Peripheral Vascular Disease

June 15, 2012

Sheffield – Helen Keller Hospital’s Healthy Valley Women will present “Peripheral Vascular Disease and You” at the Keller Wellcare Center and Red Bay Hospital in June. Dr. Dearl BirdSong will discuss procedures that can improve the quality of life for patients with peripheral vascular disease. Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) is commonly used to treat narrowing […]


Panera Bread Welcomed to The Shoals

June 15, 2012

FLORENCE – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Panera Bread on Cox Creek Parkway to wish them much success in their newest location. Here is what Panera Bread has to say about themselves: “We are Panera. We are bakers of bread. We are fresh from the oven. We are a symbol of […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 06/05/12 – 06/11/12 Part II

June 14, 2012

New Booking Photos from FLORENCE/LAUDERDALE. 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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public service.


Brown-Forman To Bring 200 Additional Jobs To North Alabama

June 14, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday joined with officials from Brown-Forman Corporation and state and local economic development leaders in announcing that the company will begin its second significant expansion into Alabama in the last 12 months.   “I am appreciative of the new jobs that Brown-Forman continues to bring toAlabama.  We are moving forward in our […]


Alcohol, loud music and kudzu don’t mix for Sheffield man

June 14, 2012

SHEFFIELD – According to Police sources, a 25 year old Sheffield resident is in jail today, because nobody told him that kudzu is impossible to run in.  Early Thursday morning, a Sheffield police officer observed Damien Walker pulling up to the front of the Kangaroo gas station near O’Neal Bridge. According to the official report, Walker had […]


Alleged slayer appears in Opelika Court

June 14, 2012

OPELIKA  — The man charged in three slayings near Auburn University has made his initial appearance in court. Desmonte Leonard went before a Lee County judge in Opelika on Thursday morning. He’s facing three counts of capital murder and two assault charges in the shootings last weekend. The 22-year-old Leonard told a judge he can’t […]


Alabama Music Hall of Fame Reopens

June 14, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) brought an end to the closed doors at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame (AMHF) , when it reopened today (Thursday) at 11:00am. The Alabama Music Hall of Fame has been closed due to lack of finances for the past eight months. Within this time, Northwest-Shoals Community College has devised a plan to lease […]


NEW TODAY – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 06/05/12 – 06/11/12 Part I

June 13, 2012

New Booking Photos from FLORENCE/LAUDERDALE. Knife-murder suspect Tiffany Nunley. 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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as […]


Real Time Insurance Verification Coming to County Tag Offices

June 13, 2012

MONTGOMERY– In January, county license plate issuing officials will have access to a new online insurance verification system developed by the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) that will allow them, as well as Alabama law enforcement, to immediately verify the insurance status of a vehicle at any point in time. “By working with the insurance […]


Helen Keller Hospital Gets an “A” in Patient Safety

June 13, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Helen Keller Hospital was recently honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The Hospital Safety ScoreSM was calculated under the guidance of The Leapfrog Group’s Blue Ribbon Expert Panel using publicly available data on patient injuries, medical […]


UPDATE – Leonard Remains Incarcerated

June 13, 2012

MONTGOMERY – The three-day manhunt for 22-year-old Desmonte Leonard, who is charged in connection with the shooting death of three people near Auburn University, ended peacefully Tuesday when he walked up the steps of an Alabama courthouse and turned himself in to a U.S. Marshal waiting inside. Leonard was being held in a Montgomery jail […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 06/06/12 – 06/10/12

June 12, 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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public […]