Celebrating Mother Earth and Why

April 12, 2013

FLORENCE-Shoals Earth month Celebrates their 6th annual Earth Day Fest on Saturday, April 13, 2013 starting at 10 am until 5 pm at Wilson Park in Florence.  There will be many family- friendly events being held in conjunction with The Shoals Earth Day Fest.  See a complete event schedule at the end of this article. […]


Brooks – President’s proposal to sell TVA comes from “left field”.

April 12, 2013

WASHINGTON – Response from Southern legislators has been swift to President Obama’s suggestion that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) could be sold to private enterprise. Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks (R-District 4) issued this statement: “Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution grants the federal government control over America’s navigable waterways.  The TVA’s principal function […]


Exceptional Anglers Event Teaches Special Needs Kids the Art of Fishing

April 12, 2013

BIRMINGHAM – Oak Mountain State Park near Birmingham will host the annual Exceptional Anglers event called “Gone Fishin’, Not Just Wishin’” on May 8-10, 2013. During the event special needs students from the Shelby and Jefferson county school systems, ages five to 21 with various physical and mental challenges, will be given the opportunity to fish. […]


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New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 04/03/13 – 04/09/13

April 12, 2013

DECATUR-New Booking Photos from Morgan 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.


Obama budget proposal mulls the sale of TVA

April 11, 2013

WASHINGTON – When the White House revealed it’s newest plans for funding the Federal Government, there was a big surprise contained on Page 51. The Obama Administration is trying to make the case that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) should be sold. The report, written by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and titled “Creating a 21st […]


Governor Bentley Announces Creation of Formal Incident Response & Prevention Plan

April 11, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday announced the creation of a strategic plan for preventing and responding to active shooter events at various types of facilities. The plan was compiled by Secretary of Law Enforcement and Alabama Department of Homeland Security Director Spencer Collier.  Collier compiled the plan at the direction of Governor Bentley and […]


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Bipartisan Legislation Sets NASA’s Focus on the Moon – Aderholt

April 11, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Chairman Frank Wolf (R-VA), Robert Aderholt (R-AL), John Culberson (R-TX), Steve Stockman (R-TX), Pete Olson (R-TX), Rob Bishop (R-UT) and Ted Poe (R-TX) have once again reintroduced bipartisan legislation directing NASA to develop a plan for returning to the Moon and establishing a human […]


Special Olympics has excellent turnout and wonderful athletes! – PHOTOS PART IV

April 11, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – Student athletes from The Shoals gave it their all Tuesday morning at the area’s annual Special Olympics. Thanks to the weather, the day was perfect for our areas participants to show their skills. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to photograph the event. Steve & Sheri Wiggins had cameras in hand to capture […]


Governor Bentley Signs Rural Assistance Match Program for Road and Bridge Projects

April 11, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed into law Senate Bill 192, which will help more counties participate in the largest road and bridge improvement program in Alabama’s history.   Senate Bill 192 establishes the Rural Assistance Match Program (RAMP).  RAMP will be available to counties that are unable to meet the 20 percent local funding match required […]


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Alabama State Parks Budget to Remain Tight, But Operational

April 11, 2013

MONTGOMERY-Conservation Commissioner N. Gunter Guy responded Wednesday to recent media coverage regarding the possible reduction of services in Alabama’s State Parks. “We appreciate all the support that organizations and the people of Alabama have shown for their state parks, particularly over the last few weeks as potential budget cuts have been discussed,” he said.   “By […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 04/01/13 – 04/06/13

April 11, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE-New Booking Photos from Franklin 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.


Special Olympics has excellent turnout and wonderful athletes! – PHOTOS PART III

April 11, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – Student athletes from The Shoals gave it their all Tuesday morning at the area’s annual Special Olympics. Thanks to the weather, the day was perfect for our areas participants to show their skills. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to photograph the event. Steve & Sheri Wiggins had cameras in hand to capture […]


Special Olympics has excellent turnout and wonderful athletes! – PHOTOS PART II

April 10, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – Student athletes from The Shoals gave it their all Tuesday morning at the area’s annual Special Olympics. Thanks to the weather, the day was perfect for our areas participants to show their skills. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to photograph the event. Steve & Sheri Wiggins had cameras in hand to capture […]


Special Olympics has excellent turnout and wonderful athletes! – PHOTOS PART I

April 10, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – Student athletes from The Shoals gave it their all Tuesday morning at the area’s annual Special Olympics. Thanks to the weather, the day was perfect for our areas participants to show their skills. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to photograph the event. Steve & Sheri Wiggins had cameras in hand to […]


Postal Service to continue weekend delivery

April 10, 2013

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service backed down from its plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery because Congress barred it, officials said Wednesday. But its governing board said it’s not possible for the financially ailing agency to meet cost-cutting goals without altering its delivery schedule. Delaying “responsible changes,” the board said, only makes it more […]


Governor Bentley Signs Women’s Health and Safety Act

April 10, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday signed the Women’s Health and Safety Act, a measure that will improve and strengthen the standards of care at women’s clinics in Alabama.  “As a physician, and as a governor, I am proud to sign this legislation,” Governor Bentley said.  “This bill provides appropriate standards of care.  It has been endorsed […]


Several hundred students attend the UNA Career Carnival

April 10, 2013

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA – The Third Annual Career Carnival is “an effort between UNA’s Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, as well as Career Planning and Development” according to Jennifer Smith, the Career Development Coordinator.             The carnival took place in the Guillot University Center (G.U.C.) on April 9th from 10 […]


Bentley is running for a second term.

April 10, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Speculation as to whether Governor Robert Bentley is going for a second term has been put to rest. “I remain humbled and honored to serve the people of this great state as Governor. After prayerful consideration, Dianne and I have decided to seek the Republican nomination for a second term,” Bentley announced. “Our state has […]


Alabama Announces Creation of Formal Incident Response & Prevention Plan

April 10, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday announced the creation of a strategic plan for preventing and responding to active shooter events at various types of facilities.   The plan was compiled by Secretary of Law Enforcement and Alabama Department of Homeland Security Director Spencer Collier.  Collier compiled the plan at the direction of Governor Bentley […]


Shoals Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting – Blinds, Shades & Shutters

April 10, 2013

Florence – Recently the Shoals Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening, Ribbon Cutting ceremony at the newest business in English Village Shopping Center located on Darby Drive.  Jennifer Scarborough and Tracey Marcu established the business with a vision to help their clients choose the best window treatments with the functionality the customer desires, at the best […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 03/26/13 – 04/02/13 Part III

April 10, 2013

FLORENCE-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 service.  


Bluebirds

April 9, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-Eastern Bluebirds are starting to nest.  They are vigorous insect eaters and are good birds to have around. It’s not too late to get up a bluebird box.  A cedar box with a one and a half-inch hole is needed.  Avoid boxes with metal decorations as this will help cook the babies in the hot […]


Oak Savannah at Freedom Hills

April 9, 2013

Freedom Hills Wildlife Management Area (WMA) had its beginning with the purchase of 7,777 acres in southwest Colbert County by the State of Alabama during the early 1940s. During the 1920s and ҆30s, what is now a camping area on the WMA was then called Stewart’s Sawmill. It was from this sawmill that most of […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 03/26/13 – 04/02/13 Part II

April 9, 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.