Legislature Passes Redistricting Plans

May 24, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Senator Roger Bedford, D-Russellville, called last night’s brutal legislative sessions, in which Republican leaders were accused of using strong-arm tactics, “the lowest point I’ve seen in this Senate.” The Alabama Legislature approved plans that redraw House and Senate districts which could give the GOP greater control of the Legislature. The sun was about […]


Gas Prices Going Down? Check Them Here

May 23, 2012

BIRMINGHAM – The AAA says more Americans are expected to travel away from home this Memorial Day holiday weekend than last year, but they will travel shorter distances. Officials with the American Automobile Association say Alabama residents will pay less for gas during the upcoming holiday weekend than in past months. AAA Alabama spokesman Clay […]


State Troopers Out in Force Memorial Day Holidays

May 23, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Making every effort to prevent crashes, injuries and fatalities on Alabama’s roadways, state troopers will be out in full force as part of the Department of Public Safety’s Memorial Day Weekend safety blitz. “With heavier than usual traffic expected during this extended holiday weekend, we will aggressively enforce traffic laws,” said Col. Hugh […]


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New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 05/11/12 – 05/18/12

May 23, 2012

Check out the Madison County booking photos and arrest records right here. Remember these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. 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.


Shoals Airport – Future Looking More Stable

May 23, 2012

THE SHOALS – When the U.S. Department of Transportation notified Muscle Shoals Mayor David Bradford and Airport Director Barry Griffith of the new airline for Northwest Shoals Regional Airport, they both breathed a sigh of relief. “Having a reliable airline to fly people to Atlanta is not just a convenience, it is an economic development boost for the […]


O’Charley’s in Florence Now Closed

May 22, 2012

FLORENCE – Officials at O’Charley’s parent company in Nashville are mum on their reasons for closing their location at the Corner of Florence Boulevard and Cox Creek Parkway. All they would say is, “After careful review, O’Charley’s has closed our restaurant in Florence, AL. Although we never like to close restaurants, this restaurant was underperforming, so we closed […]


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Updyke Seeks Postponement in Trial

May 22, 2012

AUBURN – Lawyers for a University of Alabama fan accused of poisoning the iconic oaks at Toomer’s Corner in Auburn are seeking to delay his trial. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that defense attorneys for Harvey Updyke Jr. say more time is needed to review data about damage to the trees. Updyke, a University of Alabama fan, […]


Lauderdale County D.A. Warns Bad Check Writers, “It’s better for you to come to us to clear things up, than for us to come to you.”

May 22, 2012

FLORENCE – Lauderdale County District Attorney, Chris Connolly, has just released the latest photos of individuals who have written bad checks that his office is looking for. In a similar operation to the one which is on-going in Colbert County, the Lauderdale County D.A. wants people on this list to know that if they ignore their […]


Colbert County D.A. Continues Worthless Check Crackdown

May 21, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The District Attorney’s Office is looking for numerous persons who have written bad checks in Colbert County. The bad news is, if they are picked up by Sheriff’s Deputies, they will face a lot more problems than they would have if they simply contacted the D.A. to work out their situation. The Quad-Cities […]


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Extra Patrols, Checkpoints Set for ‘Click-it-or-Ticket’ Campaign

May 21, 2012

MONTGOMERY- Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded nine grants, totaling $250,000, to help law enforcement officers make Alabama roadways safer during the week before and after Memorial Day. The funds will cover overtime pay for police officers and sheriff’s deputies during the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign that runs May 21 – June 3. Officers […]


Governor Bentley Signs Immigration Law Revisions

May 18, 2012

  MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday signed House Bill 658, a bill designed to simplify and clarifyAlabama’s existing immigration law, commonly known as House Bill 56.       “We needed to make House Bill 56 better. And over the course of the legislative session, we did that,” Governor Bentley said. “There is […]


Democrats Lose Redistricting Battle

May 18, 2012

MONTGOMERY — The Republican super majority in the Alabama Legislature is rolling over Democrat’s suggestions at redistricting. Two legislative committees turned down redistricting plans drawn by Democrats and approved Republican-backed plans Friday. Both committees have a majority of Republicans. Montgomery County Circuit Judge Charles Price rejected a request by Democrats to issue a temporary restraining order against […]


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 05/11/12 – 05/16/12

May 18, 2012

Check out the SHEFFIELD POLICE booking photos and arrest records right here. Remember these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. 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.                 [sam id=”2″ […]


Lauderale County Among The Lowest Unemploment In The State

May 18, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that Alabama’s preliminary April unemployment rate is 7.2%, down from March’s revised rate of 7.4%.  April’s rate represents 154,307 unemployed persons, down from 157,494 last month and 203,520 in April 2011.   “Alabama hasn’t seen an unemployment rate this low since the start of the recession,” Governor Bentley said.  “I think […]


Arts Alive!

May 18, 2012

Florence-Arts Alive is a production of the Kennedy-Douglas Center for the Arts and has been held each year for the last 26 years in downtown Florence. There will be hundreds of arts and crafts lovers and artist and artisans from a three-state region.  Wilson park in historic downtown Florence will once again be transformed into […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/08/12 – 05/14/12 Part II

May 17, 2012

Florence/Lauderdale booking photos are now published. Be sure to check on all the names, some important arrests. Remember these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. 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 – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/08/12 – 05/14/12 Part I

May 17, 2012

Check out the latest booking photos and arrest information from Florence/Lauderdale. Remember these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. 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.


Governor Bentley Finalizes Call for Special Session of the Alabama Legislature

May 17, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday signed the proclamation required to call a special session of the Alabama Legislature starting May 17. The call includes budget-supporting legislation, redistricting measures, and efforts to further simply and clarify Alabama’s immigration law. Topics included in the call are as follows: 1.)    Redistricting Legislation:  This is a required process based on […]


Some TVA Reservoir Levels Below Normal – But Our Waters Are Doing Fine

May 17, 2012

KNOXVILLE – Despite recent rainfall, several reservoirs managed by the Tennessee Valley Authority are experiencing lower water levels due to below normal rain and runoff this spring and may not reach targeted summer recreation levels by June 1.  But Wheeler, Wilson and Pickwick Lakes are holding normal pools. That is good news for anglers and water […]


Sheffield’s New Baggy Pants Prohibition Seems to Work

May 17, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Municipal employees in The City Clerk’s Office and elsewhere at City Hall have for the last several years gotten far too many eyefuls of partially exposed butt cheeks. Things got so bad at Clayton Kelley’s counter where fines are paid by violators strolling in with their baggy pants down to their thighs, that […]


New Program Provides Job Training For Older Unemployed Veterans

May 16, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Beginning today, older unemployed veterans may sign up for a new job training program called Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), which is designed to provide training and education that will lead to high-demand jobs. VRAP was established as part of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, which was signed by the […]


Franklin County Arrests – New Today

May 16, 2012

Here are the latest persons arrested in Franklin County. Remember these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. 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.     [sam_ad id=”2″ codes=”true”]


Shoals Chamber ribbon Cutting at Florence Nursing and Rehab

May 16, 2012

Last month The Shoals Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Florence Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, L.L.C. . The Center is located at 2107 Cloyd Boulevard in Florence. This is what they have to say about themselves: “We are committed to providing loving excellence in senior care and you can be assured that […]


Walmart Site Moves Forward – Land Rezoned

May 16, 2012

FLORENCE – The Florence City Council last night voted to rezone land along Cloverdale Road to “General Business, B-2” from single family residential use. This puts the controversial development project one step closer to reality – against the wishes of many residents who have homes nearby. The regularly scheduled Tuesday evening meeting lasted almost 5 […]