Florence Mayoral Candidates to Meet

June 12, 2012

THE SHOALS – On Tuesday night, July 10th, candidates for Florence Mayor will be present at a forum discussion. The forum is being held in Sheffield’s I.B.E.W. Hall, just off Jackson Highway. The event is being sponsored by the Employees of the City of Florence.


Check Gas Prices – On The Way Down?

June 11, 2012

THE SHOALS – GasBuddy.com says Gas prices are moving down all around Alabama. If you need to fill up, be sure to check gas prices by clicking on the Gas Prices menu tab. It’s easy to get a quick idea of prices by checking the color of the county on the GasBuddy.com map. Now, just because […]


Alabama Vets Get Special Recognition Thanks to Local Legislator

June 11, 2012

Montgomery – State Representative Marcel Black of Tuscumbia was co-sponsor of a Bill just signed into law that will allow veterans to have a special endorsement placed on their driver’s licenses. The bill, sponsored by Black in the state House of Representatives and Sen. Marc Keahey (D-Grove Hill) in the state Senate, was signed into law […]


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New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 05/31/12 – 06/06/12

June 11, 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 service. […]


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 06/01/12 – 06/06/12

June 11, 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 […]


Garden Ramblings

June 11, 2012

I just about gave up on a vegetable garden this year.  My watermelons, cucumbers and cantaloupes either drowned after four inches of rain or died in the drought that followed.  Rain was forecasted several times, but went around my area.  A storm was forecasted again for Sunday night, and my tomato plants needed to get […]


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Rally at The River – Photos!

June 10, 2012

FLORENCE – There was great music and food at McFarland Park Saturday, as motorcycle enthusiasts from all over The Shoals participated in Rally at The River. The  rally, held to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis was the 10th such event. Southern Cruisers, Chapter 188 was the sponsor for the rally. Some of the musicians […]


Forever Wild Board Meets At Lake Guntersville

June 8, 2012

The Board of Trustees of the Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust will hold its second quarterly meeting on June 21, 2012, at Lake Guntersville State Park, 1155 Lodge Dr., Guntersville, Ala. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., and will be held in the Lodge’s Goldenrod Room. At this meeting the Forever Wild program’s annual report will […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/29/12 – 06/04/12 PartII

June 8, 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.   […]


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New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/29/12 – 06/04/12 Part I

June 8, 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. […]


U.S. Experiences Second-Warmest May, Hottest Spring on Record

June 8, 2012

The average temperature for the contiguous U.S. during May was 64.3°F,3.3°F above the long-term average, making it the second warmest May on record. The month’s high temperatures also contributed to the warmest spring, warmest year-to-date, and warmest 12-month period the nation has experienced since recordkeeping began in 1895. The spring season’s (March-May) nationally-averaged temperature was 57.1°F, 5.2°F above […]


Spring Park Car Show Photos – Part II

June 8, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The Muscle Shoals Area Street Rod Club held its annual Spring Park gathering last weekend, and here are the second wave of photos!. Check out all the photos, you might be in there! As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, or at a photo kiosk. Just click on the thumbnail […]


Spring Park Car Show Photos

June 7, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The Muscle Shoals Area Street Rod Club held its annual Spring Park gathering last weekend. Check out all the photos, you might be in there! As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, or at a photo kiosk. Just click on the thumbnail to get to the actual photo, download or […]


Florence Family Law Attorney Honored

June 7, 2012

FLORENCE –  Robert F. Smith of Florence was honored as “Lawyer of the Year” this past weekend at the Alabama State Bar’s Family Law Section’s annual meeting in Sandestin, FL.  Mr. Smith has practiced divorce and family law in Florence for the past 28 years.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.  […]


Executive Order Merging AIDT with Alabama Department of Commerce

June 7, 2012

MONTGOMERY – As part of his strategic realignment to increase jobs and investment in the state, Governor Robert Bentley today signed an executive order merging the Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT) program with the Alabama Department of Commerce.   The benefit of the merger is increased efficiency in the state’s job creation efforts.  The merger will […]


Helen Keller Festival Board Announces Plans For The 2012 Helen Keller Festival

June 7, 2012

Tuscumbia-On Wednesday, members of the Helen Keller Festival Board of Directors assembled in “The Clearing” at Ivy Green, Tuscumbia.  This home and the town are birthplace of the renowned blind and deaf humanitarian, whose life and works on behalf of the disabled, along with the festival which honors her, focus attention to Tuscumbia and the […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 05/29/12 – 06/04/12

June 6, 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 […]


Ray Bradbury Dies

June 6, 2012

LOS ANGELES –  Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91. Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles, his agent Michael Congdon confirmed. His family said in a statement that he had […]


Two Shoals Grads Among Appointees to Military Academies

June 6, 2012

Huntsville, AL – On Monday, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) recognized the 2012 Academy Appointees at a special reception held at the Huntsville-Madison Public Library in Huntsville. This year’s 11 appointees are from across the Fifth Congressional District, and have received appointments to West Point, the Naval Academy, the Air Force Academy, and the Merchant Marine Academy. […]


Wright In Alabama

June 6, 2012

Florence-To celebrate the 145th birthday of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Florence Department of Arts and Museums and Florence-Lauderdale Tourism are planning a weekend of Wright related activities beginning June 8, 2012. An American architectural treasure, the Rosenbaum House is the only structure designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the state of Alabama, and […]


Suspected Homicide – Forensics says ‘no’

June 5, 2012

SHEFFIELD – The autopsy of 44 year old Tina M. Vendetti’s body, which was discovered Monday morning, has been deemed inconclusive, as to the cause of her death, said Greg Ray, Sheffield Chief of Police. Vendetti’s death was discovered when a 911 call was sent from 207 Jackson Court, near Sheffield’s cemetery. She had been dead for […]


Ribbon Cutting at New Business in Helen Keller Medical Park

June 5, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – There were many smiles and lots of ballons and T-shirts given away when Family Pharmacy held its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The event, sponsored by The Shoals Chamber of Commerce, was held to welcome the business to the area. Family Pharmacy is originally from Littleville and has been in business there for years. This is […]


More Photos – African Heritage Festival

June 5, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Last Saturday’s African Heritage Festival had a great turnout, great entertainment, arts and crafts, and wonderful food! The Quad-Cities Daily took lots of photos, and presented here, are the SECOND set of images. Check out all the photos, you might be in there! As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, […]


Suspected Homicide in Sheffield- Man in Custody

June 4, 2012

SHEFFIELD -A 40 year old man is being held at Sheffield’s City Jail inonnection with a suspicious death. Police were called Monday morning to  207 Jackson Court after a 911 call about a non-responsive woman. The emergency call came about 9 0’clock by the woman’s boyfriend, who claimed at the time that she was passed out […]