Florence Christmas Parade – PHOTOS! Part II

December 1, 2012

FLORENCE – The City of Florence held its annual Christmas Parade Friday night before an estimated  crowd of 6-thousand spectators. The weather was perfect, the sidewalks were filled with children, their parents and grandparents. Everyone turned out to see the star of the parade: Santa Claus. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to photograph this huge […]


Florence Christmas Parade – PHOTOS! Part III

December 1, 2012

FLORENCE – The City of Florence held its annual Christmas Parade Friday night before an estimated  crowd of 6-thousand spectators. The weather was perfect, the sidewalks were filled with children, their parents and grandparents. Everyone turned out to see the star of the parade: Santa Claus. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to photograph this huge […]


Florence Christmas Parade – PHOTOS! Part IV

December 1, 2012

FLORENCE – The City of Florence held its annual Christmas Parade Friday night before an estimated  crowd of 6-thousand spectators. The weather was perfect, the sidewalks were filled with children, their parents and grandparents. Everyone turned out to see the star of the parade: Santa Claus. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to photograph this huge […]


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Florence Christmas Parade – PHOTOS! Part V

December 1, 2012

FLORENCE – The City of Florence held its annual Christmas Parade Friday night before an estimated  crowd of 6-thousand spectators. The weather was perfect, the sidewalks were filled with children, their parents and grandparents. Everyone turned out to see the star of the parade: Santa Claus. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to photograph this huge […]


Governor’s Mansion to Open for Christmas Open House Tours

December 1, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor and Mrs. Robert Bentley announced Friday the Governor’s Mansion will be open to members of the public for Christmas Open House tours from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 3; Monday, December 10; and Monday, December 17. Decorators from across the state have volunteered their time to adorn the Governor’s Mansion […]


New Today – Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 11/19/12 – 12/01/12

December 1, 2012

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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New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 11/20/12 – 11/27/12 Part II

December 1, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police / Lauderdale 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.


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 11/20/12 – 11/27/12 Part I

November 30, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police / Lauderdale 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.


Former UA President Bailey still getting his half-a-million plus salary

November 30, 2012

TUSCALOOSA – Guy Bailey, who stepped down from his post of University of Alabama President after being in office for only two months is still being paid his base salary of $535,000 per year. Bailey, a tenured English professor by trade, resigned from the Presidency because of medical issues surrounding his wife. He is officially […]


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Jeremy Oden Appointed to Alabama Public Service Commission

November 30, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced the appointment of Jeremy Oden to the Alabama Public Service Commission, effective Monday, December 3, 2012.   Since 1998, Oden has served as State Representative for House District 11, covering portions of Cullman, Blount and Morgan Counties.  Oden will resign from his District 11 seat prior to assuming his new […]


New “Earth as Art” Book Illustrates Beauty of Satellite Views

November 30, 2012

WASHINGTON –A stunning array of images of our home planet, taken by Earth-observing science satellites, are featured in a new NASA publication. The book, “Earth as Art,” is available in hardcover, electronically, and as a free iPad application. The 158-page book celebrates the aesthetic beauty of Earth in the patterns, shapes, colors and textures of […]


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 11/23/12 – 11/28/12

November 30, 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 service.


Lauderdale County Doctor Pleads Guilty to Health Care and Wire Fraud

November 29, 2012

FLORENCE-A Lauderdale County physician pleaded guilty today in federal court to fraud totaling about $1 million in connection with billing a health insurer and Medicare for non-reimbursable cosmetic skin treatments, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard D. Schwein. Diana K. McCutcheon, 55, of Killen, entered her guilty pleas […]


Geologist Mark Puckett Discusses His Research on Seed Shrimp and Ancient Caribbean Land Formations

November 29, 2012

FLORENCE – The research of Dr. Mark Puckett dates back about 500 million years. The associate professor of geology at the University of North Alabama specializes in a group of fossils called ostracods, more commonly known as seed shrimp. By studying these ancient, almost microscopic crustaceans, Puckett has contributed to the over-arching field of paleobiology by […]


Happy Holidays and keep your mobile devices safe

November 29, 2012

Washington-Now that the holiday season is upon us, it is important to remember to protect our cell phones and smart devices from theft or loss.  Theft of such devices continues to increase and is becoming a serious issue not only in the United States but globally. Among the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) efforts to address […]


Christmas Parades …Santa is on the way!

November 29, 2012

Sheffield-We have the Tuscumbia Christmas parade starting at 6pm today in downtown Tuscumbia.  The Florence Christmas parade will be Friday November 30 at 7pm in downtown Florence.  The Sheffield Christmas Parade will be Saturday December the 1st at 6pm on Montgomery Ave in Sheffield and the Cherokee Christmas Parade will start at 2pm on December […]


Come Home For Christmas

November 28, 2012

Cherokee-Come Home for Christmas to Cherokee Saturday, December 1, 2012.  All the festivities will be in Downtown Cherokee starting at 9 am with breakfast with Santa at the Lions Den…remember donations will be accepted but the breakfast is free.  From 9 am until 1 pm there will be Arts and Crafts and Authors at Bozeman garage […]


Civil Service Hearing set for Greg Ray

November 28, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Suspended Police Chief Greg Ray will have his day before The Civil Service Board on December 13. Ray was relieved of his duties October 26, by Mayor Ian Sanford over issues alleging poor performance of his duties. Ray, who has been in Law Enforcement for 27 years, most of that time with the Sheffield […]


Tuscumbia Christmas Parade – PHOTOS!

November 28, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Tuscumbia held its annual Christmas Parade to a frozen, but enthusiastic crowd Tuesday evening. As the temperature was dropping into low 40’s, the parade, resplendent in floats, elves, marching bands, and especially Santa Claus came rolling down Main Street. The beautiful Christmas-themed light show in Spring Park was fully lit. The Quad-Cities Daily […]


Calhoun Named Vice President for Enrollment Management at UNA

November 28, 2012

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama has named Dr. Thomas Calhoun its new vice president for enrollment management, university president Dr. William G. Cale Jr. announced yesterday. Calhoun had previously served as UNA’s associate vice president for academic affairs. As vice president for enrollment management, he will lead a university initiative responsible for student recruitment […]


Governor Bentley Addresses Hamburg Aviation Forum

November 28, 2012

HAMBURG, GERMANY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday addressed aerospace industry leaders at the Aviation Forum 2012 in Hamburg, Germany.   The goal of Governor Bentley’s visit to the Aviation Forum is to recruit more aerospace jobs to Alabama.  Governor Bentley and other state and local leaders are meeting with aerospace industry suppliers this week to discuss the advantages of locating […]


Grant to bring new training center to Morgan County

November 28, 2012

MONTGOMERY— The Decatur-Morgan County Entrepreneurial Center will expand its abilities to offer training and education via videoconferencing with the help of a $29,700 grant announced by Gov. Robert Bentley. The Appalachian Regional Commission grant will help the center to add a new digital training room where local schools, colleges, entrepreneurs and businesses can access distance-learning […]


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 11/12/12 – 11/24/12

November 28, 2012

THE SHOALS – The latest cohort of babies born at ECM Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


Christmas in Wonderland….come to Rogersville

November 28, 2012

Rogersville-1st Saturday in Rogersville for December lands on December 1 and promises to be festive. There will be a candle light tour of downtown Rogersville, led by Dr. Bill Maloney, owner of Longing for Home Bed & Breakfast and will be infused with lots of historic trivia. There will be cider in participating shops and […]