New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 08/20/13 – 08/27/13

September 3, 2013

MARSHALL COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marshall 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.


Labor Day 2013: September 2

September 2, 2013

THE SHOALS-The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when some 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade. That celebration inspired similar events across the country, and by 1894 more than half the states were observing a “workingmen’s holiday” on one day or another. Later that year, with […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 08/16/13 – 08/26/13

September 2, 2013

MORGAN COUNTY-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.


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Florence Police Blotter 08/23/13 -8/28/13

September 2, 2013

 08/23/13: Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle/Theft of Property on Wellington Street in Florence.  A 2003 ford Explorer, Gold broken into, taken a Pioneer Detachable face Mp3/CD player value $200.00 Theft of Property the 100 block of Colonial Drive in Florence.  Taken, a utility trailer / 1T9GA141OCB5030/ 2012 triple trailer valued at $1,300.00. 08/24/13:000.0. […]


Music at 116 Mobile Plaza – PHOTOS

September 2, 2013

FLORENCE – The Quad-Cities Daily was out-and-about Friday night and swung-in to Billy Reid’s new music venue, 116 Mobile Plaza. We took a few photos and present them here. The photos are big enough to download and print on a decent photo printer, or over at a nearby drugstore. Just remember, NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY. Thanks!


PAWS in the Park raises $7-Thousand – PHOTOS

September 1, 2013

FLORENCE – There was an extraordinarily large number of dogs and cats in Wilson Park Saturday. It was just as well… They were supposed to be there. The event was called PAWS in the Park. The day was part of a “Make-A-Wish-Foundation’s” promise to Annika Glover, who was diagnosed with a serious disease in 1st Grade. […]


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Monday 05/21 40%
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Tuesday 05/22 20%
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Wednesday 05/23 40%
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Thursday 05/24 30%
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Scattered clouds with the possibility of an isolated thunderstorm developing during the afternoon. High 88F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
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Celebrate 40 years with Q107

September 1, 2013

FLORENCE-Radio Station WQLT-107.3 FM/”Great Classics Q107”, a part of Big River Broadcasting and The Sam Phillips Music Corporation, is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary of being on-air in 2013. A series of special appearances honoring this landmark achievement of service in the Tennessee Valley has been planned. Our slogan has long been…”Serving 40 Counties in 3 […]


Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

September 1, 2013

TUPELO-A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by sharing its knowledge and […]


We asked: “Is the Division II Championship in trouble now that UNA wants to move to Division I?” – Answer

September 1, 2013

THE SHOALS – Over the past year or so, the powers-that-be at the University of North Alabama have been working on a plan to move their excellent football program into the ‘Big Leagues”, notably NCAA Division I. It has been, and still is, a big undertaking. Indeed, the University has spent a lot of effort modeling […]


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New! Tuscumbia Arrest reports 08/17/13 – 08/26/13

September 1, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-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.


Ask The Lawyer – The “Guardian Ad Litem”

September 1, 2013

I love Netflix and Amazon Prime.  I like the idea of watching an entire TV series in a week. I just finished watching The Guardian. It was an American drama series which aired on CBS from September 25, 2001 to May 4, 2004. The main character, Nick Fallin, is a corporate attorney who gets arrested […]


Have a kindle in your house?

August 31, 2013

A kitten or kitty is a juvenile domesticated cat. A feline litter usually consists of two to five kittens. To survive, kittens need the care of their mother for the first several weeks of their life. Kittens are highly social animals and spend most of their waking hours playing and interacting with available companions. The […]


New! Madison county Arrest Reports 08/16/13 – 08/25/13

August 31, 2013

MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Madison 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.


The NCAA Division II Football National Championship Committee is going for it again.

August 30, 2013

THE SHOALS – College football’s Division II Championship Game has been played at Florence’s Braly Stadium since 1986. The 28th consecutive game will be held there December 21. A terrific run by any stretch. And lots of folks here in the Shoals want to keep the event right here for the next 4 years. This year’s […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 08/13/13 – 08/20/13

August 30, 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.


Let’s Get Dirty! …. in McFarland Park … Where Else?

August 30, 2013

FLORENCE-The River Bottom Swamp Romp is right around the corner! Have you signed up yet? If not, what are you waiting for? North Alabama’s very own Mud/Obstacle Run!!!!       When: Saturday September 7th 2013 Times: 9:00 A.M. till 3:00 P.M. in 30 minute intervals Where: McFarland Park Florence, Al Race Cost: Early Registration $40/single $35/teams. Sign Up Now Stay […]


You’ll never guess why dog collars were invented… Well, maybe you will…

August 30, 2013

Dog collars originated in Ancient Egypt, where of course, they were worn just because they looked wicked. Needless to say, only the very wealthy were able to give their dogs neck bling. Pharaohs had so much money they became bored of wearing jewelry all alone, so they had to glam out their pets too. It […]


Donations Roll In As UNA Student Wraps Up State-Long Unicycle Tour of Alabama

August 30, 2013

GULF SHORES-In 17 days and 411 miles, University of North Alabama student Lauren Schifano has raised nearly $3,000 – so far. Perched atop her unicycle, Schifano, 25, wheeled into Gulf Shores on Aug. 17. She began her journey in Florence on Aug. 1, traveling from the top of the state to the bottom in order […]


PAWS in the Park

August 30, 2013

FLORENCE-Join P.A.W.S. of the Shoals for a fun filled day at Wilson Park in Florence, on Saturday, August 31 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. There will be vendors selling a variety of things, live music, food to munch on, games and activities for the children, adoptable pets, and much much more!! What better way […]


Well, it wasn’t “War of the Worlds”… Not exactly…

August 29, 2013

TUSCUMBIA – Every broadcaster wants folks in the coverage area to notice when the format of the radio station changes. When a station moves from “Justin Beber” to “Rock”, the management wants their listeners to know ahead of time. On the face of this, it sounds like a good idea. Earlier this week, the management […]


Huntsville Man Indicted for Series of Bank Robberies

August 29, 2013

BIRMINGHAM—A federal grand jury today indicted a Huntsville man for 11 robberies or attempted robberies at banks across north central and north western Alabama, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard D. Schwein, Jr. An indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges Cedrick Lamond Hicks, 32, with nine counts […]


September bring the home-town spirit to First Fridays

August 29, 2013

FLORENCE– The September First Fridays, which will take place from 5-8 p.m. on Court Street in downtown Florence on September 6, will feature some of the best aspects of small town life, including a pep rally for the Florence High School Falcons.   “First Fridays is a celebration of our community,” said First Fridays committee […]


Happy Birthday Celebration Set For Fightin’ Joe Wheeler

August 29, 2013

HILLSBORO- The annual celebration of General Joseph Wheeler’s birthday will take place on September 7th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Located near Courtland, Alabama is Pond Spring which was the home to General Joseph Wheeler, former Major General of the Cavalry of the Confederate western army, The Army of Tennessee, U.S. congressman  and Spanish […]


New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 08/06/13 – 08/17/13

August 29, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS-New Booking Photos 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.