Governor Bentley Recognizes Companies for Excellence in Exporting

March 6, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday presented the Governor’s Trade Excellence Awards to eight Alabama companies that are excelling in international trade.  “The success of these companies shows how Alabama products are reaching a global marketplace,” Governor Bentley said.  “These companies are taking advantage of the tools available to them to serve customers all over the world.  The Export […]


Mac McAnally at the Ritz

March 6, 2013

SHEFFIELD-Long-time Shoals songwriter, musician and producer Mac McAnally will perform at the Ritz Theatre in Sheffield on Saturday, March 16, as part of a fundraiser for the Tennessee Valley Art Association. The concert begins at 9 p.m., and doors open at 8:30 p.m. All seats are reserved. Tickets are $35 and are available at the […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 02/24/13 – 02/28/13

March 6, 2013

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.


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New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 02/24/13 – 03/03/13

March 6, 2013

MARSHALL COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marshall 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.


BREAKING NEWS ANOTHER ARREST! – Two down – One to go… Arrest made in Sheffield murder investigation.

March 5, 2013

A source at the Sheffield Police Department tells The Quad-Cities Daily that fugitive Dante Omar Montgomery has turned himself in to authorities. More as the story develops. SHEFFIELD – It is really that simple. Sooner or later the authorities will catch you. Apparently, this fact escaped Damien Shipley, the 27 year old man from Huntsville who […]


New! Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 02/23/13 – 03/04/13

March 5, 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.


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Film Activity Increases in 2012 throughout State

March 5, 2013

MOTGOMERY- Film activity has become a hot topic in Alabama as projects lensed throughout the state increased in 2012.   The Alabama Film Office (AFO) announced a significant increase in film and television production activity in Alabama due to incentives passed in 2009. In 2012, a total of 126 production inquiries resulted in 31 projects filming […]


Arrest in Dorian Hamilton murder – Sheffield P.D. news conference this afternoon.

March 5, 2013

SHEFFIELD – A man is in custody… 2 more arrests in the works in the February home-invasion murder of Dorian Cliff Hamilton. More information, according to Sheffield Police Chief Greg Ray, will be released this afternoon. In custody, is Damien Shipley of Sheffield. More information as the story develops.


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 02/19/13 – 02/26/13 Part II

March 5, 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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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March 4, 2013

Housing, Employment and Public Education Critical for People with Developmental Disabilities MONTGOMERY – For 26 years, The Arc of the United States has sponsored Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month to enhance understanding of the issues affecting people with developmental disabilities and educate the public that people with developmental disabilities can be vital and vibrant members of […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 02/19/13 – 02/26/13 Part I

March 4, 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.


On the Road and Under the Skies #1

March 4, 2013

Columbia, TN – It was a cold and dreary Friday morning when we left Florence and headed north on Highway 43 to Loretto to pick up our friends Bobby & Carol Hicks. Our road trip destination for the day’s adventure was Marcy Jo’s Mealhouse, a quaint little Mom & Pop style restaurant that Debra and I had visited a few years ago.


The Local Premier of “MUSCLE SHOALS”. Event photos – The Cooper Files

March 4, 2013

FLORENCE – More event photos from the February 27, 2013 premier of “MUSCLE SHOALS”, the award-winning documentary on our area’s rich music history. Last Wednesday’s screening of the film at the Marriott shoals Conference Center was a big success, as was the subsequent screening at the University of North Alabama on Friday.   . . . […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 02/22/13 – 03/02/13

March 3, 2013

DECATUR-New Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff’s Department. 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.


“MUSCLE SHOALS” Tribute Concert – We found some more photos!

March 3, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – That sweet soul music from last Wednesday’s tribute concert at the Marriott is still fresh in the mind. Those who attended the rare and special concert which followed the triumphant screening of “MUSCLE SHOALS”,  heard an ensemble of some of the most memorable music from our home town. There were just too […]


Ask The Lawyer – “Why does it take so long to get a divorce?”

March 3, 2013

People frequently ask, “Why does it take so long to get a divorce?”  There are several reasons for this.  First, the Alabama Legislature passed a law to make it harder to get divorce.  It states, “A court shall not enter a final judgment of divorce until after the expiration of 30 days from the filing […]


Friends of The Library selling loads of books!

March 2, 2013

FLORENCE– Here’s a great way to stock your home shelves with reading materials and help the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library at the same time. . . . . WHO – The Friends of the Library Bookstore WHAT – Super Spring Sale WHEN – Saturday, March 16, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm WHERE – Florence-Lauderdale Public Library WHY – Proceeds from the […]


NW-SCC to hold FREE Financial Aid Workshop March 11th

March 2, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS –  Northwest-Shoals Community College and Educational Talent Search will host a free financial aid workshop Monday, March 11th, at 6:00 p.m. in room 151 of the Bevill Center located on the Shoals campus. The workshop will assist all area high school seniors and their parents with applying for college financial aid. All participants are encouraged to bring completed 2011 […]


Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Board ready to begin construction…

March 2, 2013

FLORENCE – They say that to make a perfect omelette, one has to break a few eggs. In the case of the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Board, that saying also applies to their new facility… Sort of. First thing to go… The old golf pro-shop! Last Thursday, the Tourism Board showed off architectural renderings of their new facility, […]


Alabama Department of Homeland Security Director Completes NPS Executive Leaders Program

March 2, 2013

MONTEREY – Spencer Collier, director of the Alabama Department of Homeland Security and Senior Law Enforcement Advisor to Governor Robert Bentley, completed the Executive Leaders Program at Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security on Feb. 28. The goal of the Executive Leaders Program is to enhance senior leaders’ capacity to develop policies and […]


The Local Premier of “MUSCLE SHOALS”. Event photos – Part II

March 1, 2013

FLORENCE – The Marriott Shoals Conference Center was pretty much filled to the brim Wednesday night. The event, of course, was the Shoals premier of  the award-winning film, “MUSCLE SHOALS”. The Quad-Cities Daily was there memorializing the big party in photos. We hope that you find yourself in here! Feel free to download and print any […]


The Local Premier of “MUSCLE SHOALS”. Event photos – Part I

March 1, 2013

FLORENCE – The Marriott Shoals Conference Center was pretty much filled to the brim Wednesday night. The event, of course, was the Shoals premier of  the award-winning film, “MUSCLE SHOALS”. The Quad-Cities Daily was there memorializing the big party in photos. We hope that you find yourself here! Feel free to download and print any of […]


You had to be there! “MUSCLE SHOALS Tribute Concert – One for the record books.

March 1, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – After the closing credits of the  triumphant local screening of  “MUSCLE SHOALS”, many of the artists who produced history from our unlikely place in this world took the stage for a concert… The likes of which we will probably not see again. Swampers; Skynyrd; Fritz; Wars; Dead; Beehive; Shakes; Decoys; Spooner, … […]


Bentley to Sign Legislation that Provides Flexibility for Alabama’s Public Schools

March 1, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday announced he will sign the Alabama Accountability Act of 2013, a measure that will help ensure that more students have access to a high-quality education. “This is historic education reform that will benefit students and families across the state,” Governor Bentley said.  “Local school systems will have the […]