Billy Reid Shindig – Photos Part I

August 28, 2012

FLORENCE – Clothing designer and Florence resident, Billy Reid thought it would be a good idea to host a free music event last Saturday at Wilson Park. And so he did. Doc Daily’s band porovided to tunes, some food trucks from Nashville provided the eats, and a few hundred music and food lovers showed up […]


Shoals Symphony at UNA 2012-13 season

August 28, 2012

FLORENCE – From Gershwin to Tchaikovsky to a world premiere, the 2012-2013 season of the Shoals Symphony at UNA promises to be spectacular, said Viljar Puu Weimann, the symphony’s music director and conductor. The upcoming performances also mark the symphony’s 30th anniversary season. “To open the season, Yakov Kasman, a silver medalist of the Van […]


Issac moves north to Gulf Coast – Bentley preparing emergency response

August 27, 2012

MOBILE – Alabama’s governor is warning against complacency as Isaac approaches the Gulf Coast. Gov. Robert Bentley held a news conference Monday in Mobile, where he said the sunny skies give a false sense of security. He said he ordered a mandatory evacuation of low-lying areas in Mobile and Baldwin counties and declared a state […]


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Firestone expands its Shoals operations – 40 new jobs in the future

August 27, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – “When an existing company expands its operations, that says a lot about the quality of the community where it is located,” Greg Canfield, Alabama Commerce Committee Secretary said today. His remarks were given to Business and Government leaders who assembled to hear the news that another company was adding more square footage to […]


Killen Founders Day – Photos Part I

August 27, 2012

KILLEN – The Town of Killen, Alabama held it’s annualFounders Day this past weekend and the turnout was super! As usual, The Quad-Cities Daily was there recording the event in Photographs. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy to remember the day. […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 08/15/12 – 08/21/12 Part I

August 27, 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.


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Killen Founders Day – Photos Part II

August 27, 2012

KILLEN – The Town of Killen, Alabama held it’s annualFounders Day this past weekend and the turnout was super! As usual, The Quad-Cities Daily was there recording the event in Photographs. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy to remember the day. […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 08/145/12 – 08/21/12 Part II

August 27, 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.


Governor Bentley Declares State of Emergency, Issues Evacuation Orders Due to Expected Impact from Isaac

August 26, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley on Sunday declared a statewide State of Emergency and issued mandatory evacuation orders ahead of Isaac’s expected landfall as a hurricane along the Gulf Coast. “I am urging everyone to take precautions now, monitor weather warnings, and be prepared for whatever Isaac may bring,” Governor Bentley said.  “By declaring this state of emergency, I […]


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Neil Armstrong: War Veteran, Test Pilot, Educator, Explorer – Now a part of history

August 26, 2012

Millions of us were saddened when word of the death of Neil Armstrong, the first human to set foot on another world, flashed around the Third Rock From the Sun Saturday. Armstrong died from complications of recent cardiac surgery. He was 82. Before becoming an astronaut, Armstrong was an officer in the U.S. Navy and […]


Governor Bentley Closely Monitoring Isaac, Cancels Plans to Attend Republican National Convention

August 25, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Saturday urged Alabamians to keep watch on changing weather conditions as Tropical Storm Isaac continues to move toward the northwest.  The Governor also announced he is canceling his plans to attend the Republican National Convention in Tampa. “I will not be leaving the state while there is a danger of […]


New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 08/16/12 – 08/23/12

August 25, 2012

New Booking Information from Muscle Shoals. 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.


Governor Bentley Encourages Alabamians to Prepare for Isaac

August 24, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday encouraged all Alabamians to be prepared for the possibility of a hurricane making landfall along theGulf Coast next week.   Latest forecast models show Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico in the coming days.  The storm is expected to strengthen into a hurricane before making landfall somewhere […]


Alabama records one West Nile death, twelve sick

August 24, 2012

MONTGOMERY — Alabama has recorded 12 cases of West Nile virus this summer, with one death so far. State Health Officer Don Williamson said Friday that Alabama is ahead of where it was at the same time in 2008, when 18 cases were diagnosed. 2009 saw no cases, and 2010 had three. Six of the cases this summer have been […]


Celebrating Restaurant Week; Café Savanna Style

August 24, 2012

ROGERSVILLE – To celebrate Restaurant Week today we took the short drive out to downtown Rogersville to visit a unique place called Café Savanna. Barbara Clines started the business about five years and it has become a labor of love for her. Barbara said she named the Café after her granddaughter Savanna.  The cafe is located […]


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 08/13/12 – 08/20/12

August 24, 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.


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 08/17/12 – 08/22/12

August 24, 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 service.


Rollin’ Down The River ….

August 24, 2012

  I like to take pictures of sunrises, so I left for work a little early Thursday morning in case I found a nice one.  As I crossed O’Neal Bridge, there she was, this huge riverboat called the American Queen 436 passenger boat built in 1995.  Since I already had pictures of the Delta Queen […]


“Ready Alabama” Initiatives Promoting Disaster Preparedness

August 23, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday announced the launch of new Ready Alabama initiatives that will help people across the state prepare for natural disasters.   The new initiatives are designed to reach more people through a renewed focus on web content (ReadyAlabama.gov), social media interaction, strategic partnerships, statewide media, and the Governor’s Office.   […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 08/13/12 – 08/19/12

August 22, 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 service.


New Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births 08/12/12 – 08/17/12

August 22, 2012

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.


Center Stage presents …. “The Importance of Being Earnest”

August 22, 2012

Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 23-25 and Thursday-Friday, Aug. 30-31 — Center Stage, the community-theater arm of the Tennessee Valley Art Association, presents Oscar Wilde’s social comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Ritz Theatre, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. Performances are at 7:35 p.m. A pre-performance curtain talk will be at 6:45 p.m. nightly by C. William Foster, […]


Encore chair-caning workshop set

August 21, 2012

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. … Who knew that so many folks wanted to learn how to cane a chair? When a two-day workshop on this traditional skill filled up almost immediately, the Tennessee Valley Art Association and workshop-instructor Glenn Rikard, of Tuscumbia, decided to schedule another one to take care of everybody on the waiting list. Held […]


National PC Donation and Recycling Drive

August 21, 2012

Owning a computer and gaining access to the Internet is not a luxury, but a necessity in today’s world. The digital divide is growing as Americans who are “offline” cannot fully participate in the digital economy and are left behind in important areas such as education and health care. Yet, nearly 60% of low-income households […]