Big Band Valentine’s Day Bash set for February 14th

January 30, 2013

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Studio Jazz Band and the Lyman Mitchell Big Band of the Shoals will present their annual Big Band Valentine’s Day Bash Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Norton Auditorium. The bands have prepared a night of music that meanders through selections of the finest Big Band hits and love […]


ALDHS Director Details Cyber Intrusion in State IT System

January 30, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Homeland Security Director Spencer Collier on Tuesday discussed the recent cyber intrusion at the Alabama Information Services Division (ISD) and outlined action items the state is currently following as part of a coordinated response.   ISD is a part of the Alabama Department of Finance and is responsible for information technology services for […]


Wind damages building on 2nd Street in Sheffield… Relax, Champy’s is OK

January 30, 2013

SHEFFIELD – The quad-Cities Daily has been getting calls the Champy’s Restaurant got blown away in last night’s storm. We went over to the scene and found that indeed a building had its roof blown off, but it was across Second Street from the eatery. The building that was damaged has been devoid of tenants for […]


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New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 01/17/13 – 01/27/13

January 30, 2013

New Booking Information from Muscle Shoals 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.


What country has a water bridge that allows massive ships to cross over another river?

January 30, 2013

  It’s called the Magdeburg Water Bridge and it’s a navigable aqueduct in Germany that connect the Elbe-Havel Canal to the Mitteland Canal and allows ships to cross over the Elbe river. It measures 918 meters, which makes it the longest navigable aqueduct in the world. Before this bridge was built, ships had to go […]


LifeSouth looking for Type O blood donors

January 29, 2013

A blood supply emergency that began 10 days ago continues to present a challenge, according to LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, and blood donors are still needed. “We appreciate the response from our donors and media, and we’ve made great progress, but we still have a ways to go,” said LifeSouth Vice President of Operations J.B. […]


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TVA Proceeding on Muscle Shoals Reservation Site Improvement

January 29, 2013

 FLORENCE ― The Tennessee Valley Authority is moving forward on site improvement work on the Muscle Shoals Reservation as part of the process to make approximately 1,000 acres of property available for auction. In November, TVA declared the land as surplus and up to $6.1 million was approved in December for site improvement work during […]


Former Alabama Officer Indicted for Using Excessive Force

January 29, 2013

WASHINGTON—A federal grand jury today indicted a former Town Creek, Alabama Police officer for violating an individual’s civil rights during the course of an arrest, announced Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Thomas E. Perez, U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, and FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard D. Schwein, Jr. The indictment charges […]


Hazardous weather outlook for Northwest Alabama

January 29, 2013

This hazardous weather outlook is for North Alabama and portions of Southern Middle Tennessee.   Tonight: Windy conditions are anticipated by this evening…with southerly Winds of 20 to 30 mph…and gusts around 40 mph possible. A wind Advisory is in effect for the area from 6 pm this evening until 6 pm Wednesday evening. Please […]


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New Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births – 01/18/13 – 01/26/13

January 29, 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.


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 01/15/13 – 01/28/13

January 29, 2013

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.


George Lindsey Film Festival Announces 2013 Film Festival Selections

January 29, 2013

FLORENCE – The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival has announced the films and screenplays selected for exhibition during the 2013 festival Feb. 28-March 2. The projects, listed below, were selected from more than 130 submissions from across the world. The films and screenplays will now compete for awards in each category. Screenplay winners will be announced […]


UNA College of Nursing Accepting Applications for HRSA Scholarships Through March 1

January 29, 2013

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama College of Nursing and Allied Health is accepting applications for Project OPEN scholarships now through March 1. The scholarships will cover tuition and fees for disadvantaged students qualifying for the UNA nursing program in the 2013-14 academic year. Applicants should contact the Project OPEN office at 256-765-5228. Project OPEN […]


Who stays angry longer, men or women?

January 29, 2013

Strong emotions start with physiological changes in your body. The heart rate increases, adrenaline surges, and muscles tighten; all before you realize you’re angry. Men and women generally get angry at the same rate of speed, according to neurobiologists. In women, however, it takes a bit longer for nervous system to settle down and return […]


New Today – Marshall County arrest reports 01/20/13 – 01/26/13

January 28, 2013

New Booking Photos from Marshall 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 world record holder for longest most accurate shot in archery has no arms!

January 27, 2013

  Matt Stutzman is an American athlete who competes in archery. He is a member of the 2012 US Paralympic Archery Team. He is currently also the world record holder for longest accurate shot in archery. Stutzman was born in Kansas City, Kansas, and currently lives in Fairfield, Iowa. He was born without arms and […]


PATTY CAKE, PATTY CAKE, BAKER’S MAN!….. Celebrate the “Valentine” in your life

January 27, 2013

Florence-Do you love to bake and decorate cakes? Are you a creative male over the age of 18? Enter the Valentine’s Day Contest at Regency Square Mall and you could win a romantic night at the award-winning Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa with dinner for 2 at the 360 Grille, a gift certificate from Lola’s […]


UPDATE … Drowning victim Identified

January 26, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS -Colbert County Coroner Carlton Utley identified the man as Kenneth Harold Green, of 114 Emmons Lane. Utley could not give an exact age, but said the victim was in his early 70s. “It appears to be an accidental drowning,” says Utley. Eyewitness reports say at about 11:00 o’clock this morning, a fisherman fell […]


Workforce Development Center breaks ground… mud

January 26, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – Neither wind, rain nor mud could hamper the spirits of nearly 350 participants at the official groundbreaking ceremony for the School System’s Workforce Development Center on Friday. The ceremony marked the beginning of a year-long construction project that , when finished, will actualize the dreams of a lot of educators and students alike. […]


New Today – Madison County Booking Photos

January 26, 2013

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.


Why was the song ‘Why Can’t We Be Friends’ famously played in space?

January 26, 2013

  The song “Why can’t we be Friends?” was played in space when Soviet cosmonauts and U.S. astronauts joined together in 1975 for the Apollo–Soyuz Test Project! The song immediately made history when NASA beamed it to the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project in 1975. As Soviet cosmonauts and U.S. astronauts joined together in the cooperative effort, […]


Representative Aderholt holds open house

January 25, 2013

TUSCUMBIA – When the 113th United States Congress went into session this January, Colbert County became part of Robert Aderholt’s Congressional district. Aderholt represents citizens from parts of The Shoals, Franklin County, down to Jasper, Haleyville, and over to Gadsden. The area, the 4th Congressional District, was delicately carved out by Alabama Republicans when they took […]


New Today – Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 01/20/13 – 01/25/13

January 25, 2013

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.


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 01/18/13 – 01/23/13

January 25, 2013

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 service.