March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March 4, 2013

Housing, Employment and Public Education Critical for People with Developmental Disabilities MONTGOMERY – For 26 years, The Arc of the United States has sponsored Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month to enhance understanding of the issues affecting people with developmental disabilities and educate the public that people with developmental disabilities can be vital and vibrant members of […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 02/19/13 – 02/26/13 Part I

March 4, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence 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.


On the Road and Under the Skies #1

March 4, 2013

Columbia, TN – It was a cold and dreary Friday morning when we left Florence and headed north on Highway 43 to Loretto to pick up our friends Bobby & Carol Hicks. Our road trip destination for the day’s adventure was Marcy Jo’s Mealhouse, a quaint little Mom & Pop style restaurant that Debra and I had visited a few years ago.


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The Local Premier of “MUSCLE SHOALS”. Event photos – The Cooper Files

March 4, 2013

FLORENCE – More event photos from the February 27, 2013 premier of “MUSCLE SHOALS”, the award-winning documentary on our area’s rich music history. Last Wednesday’s screening of the film at the Marriott shoals Conference Center was a big success, as was the subsequent screening at the University of North Alabama on Friday.   . . . […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 02/22/13 – 03/02/13

March 3, 2013

DECATUR-New Booking Photos from Morgan County Sheriff’s Department. 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.


“MUSCLE SHOALS” Tribute Concert – We found some more photos!

March 3, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – That sweet soul music from last Wednesday’s tribute concert at the Marriott is still fresh in the mind. Those who attended the rare and special concert which followed the triumphant screening of “MUSCLE SHOALS”,  heard an ensemble of some of the most memorable music from our home town. There were just too […]


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Ask The Lawyer – “Why does it take so long to get a divorce?”

March 3, 2013

People frequently ask, “Why does it take so long to get a divorce?”  There are several reasons for this.  First, the Alabama Legislature passed a law to make it harder to get divorce.  It states, “A court shall not enter a final judgment of divorce until after the expiration of 30 days from the filing […]


Friends of The Library selling loads of books!

March 2, 2013

FLORENCE– Here’s a great way to stock your home shelves with reading materials and help the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library at the same time. . . . . WHO – The Friends of the Library Bookstore WHAT – Super Spring Sale WHEN – Saturday, March 16, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm WHERE – Florence-Lauderdale Public Library WHY – Proceeds from the […]


NW-SCC to hold FREE Financial Aid Workshop March 11th

March 2, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS –  Northwest-Shoals Community College and Educational Talent Search will host a free financial aid workshop Monday, March 11th, at 6:00 p.m. in room 151 of the Bevill Center located on the Shoals campus. The workshop will assist all area high school seniors and their parents with applying for college financial aid. All participants are encouraged to bring completed 2011 […]


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Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Board ready to begin construction…

March 2, 2013

FLORENCE – They say that to make a perfect omelette, one has to break a few eggs. In the case of the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Board, that saying also applies to their new facility… Sort of. First thing to go… The old golf pro-shop! Last Thursday, the Tourism Board showed off architectural renderings of their new facility, […]


Alabama Department of Homeland Security Director Completes NPS Executive Leaders Program

March 2, 2013

MONTEREY – Spencer Collier, director of the Alabama Department of Homeland Security and Senior Law Enforcement Advisor to Governor Robert Bentley, completed the Executive Leaders Program at Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security on Feb. 28. The goal of the Executive Leaders Program is to enhance senior leaders’ capacity to develop policies and […]


The Local Premier of “MUSCLE SHOALS”. Event photos – Part II

March 1, 2013

FLORENCE – The Marriott Shoals Conference Center was pretty much filled to the brim Wednesday night. The event, of course, was the Shoals premier of  the award-winning film, “MUSCLE SHOALS”. The Quad-Cities Daily was there memorializing the big party in photos. We hope that you find yourself in here! Feel free to download and print any […]


The Local Premier of “MUSCLE SHOALS”. Event photos – Part I

March 1, 2013

FLORENCE – The Marriott Shoals Conference Center was pretty much filled to the brim Wednesday night. The event, of course, was the Shoals premier of  the award-winning film, “MUSCLE SHOALS”. The Quad-Cities Daily was there memorializing the big party in photos. We hope that you find yourself here! Feel free to download and print any of […]


You had to be there! “MUSCLE SHOALS Tribute Concert – One for the record books.

March 1, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – After the closing credits of the  triumphant local screening of  “MUSCLE SHOALS”, many of the artists who produced history from our unlikely place in this world took the stage for a concert… The likes of which we will probably not see again. Swampers; Skynyrd; Fritz; Wars; Dead; Beehive; Shakes; Decoys; Spooner, … […]


Bentley to Sign Legislation that Provides Flexibility for Alabama’s Public Schools

March 1, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday announced he will sign the Alabama Accountability Act of 2013, a measure that will help ensure that more students have access to a high-quality education. “This is historic education reform that will benefit students and families across the state,” Governor Bentley said.  “Local school systems will have the […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 02/22/13 – 02/27/13

March 1, 2013

SHEFFIELD-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.


Aderholt Statement on Sequestration

March 1, 2013

WASHINGTON – Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today released the following statement regarding the President’s sequester, which is scheduled to go into effect today: “Many Members of Congress would like to see a resolution to the sequester, however because of the inaction from the Senate and the President, sequestration is upon us,” said Aderholt. “These automatic, […]


ECM Hospital Births 02/17/13 – 02/21/13

February 28, 2013

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.


Helen Keller Hospital’s American Cancer Resource Center is a year old.

February 28, 2013

SHEFFIELD – This month the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Resource Center celebrates the year anniversary of the official grand opening with the release of total number of patients helped through the Cancer Resource Center. In one year, more than 120 cancer patients have utilized the resources and information available at the Center, which is located at […]


Grady L. Liles – The Man and The Legend

February 28, 2013

Bigger than life is how most folks that ever met Grady would describe him. He was a man who could truly say without a hint of bragging “Been there, done that, got a tee shirt to prove it.”


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 02/05/13 – 02/12/13 Part II

February 28, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence 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.


“I was all about the music and the pickers, and the styles they played” – Rick Hall

February 27, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – When the movie, “MUSCLE SHOALS” screens tonight in Florence, it will mark the first time a feature length film has celebrated a bunch of Southern Boy musicians and studio owners who changed the world’s idea of music. It happens tonight at the Marriott Conference in Florence, and if you hurry, you can still […]


Liles passes away… UNA owes him much thanks.

February 27, 2013

FLORENCE – Champion of the University of North Alabama community, Grady Liles passed away Tuesday night. He was 81. As the word spread through the UNA Campus, outpourings of sympathy and praise started swarming over the internet. The Facebook page of North Alabama Football posted a photo of Liles and his wife, expressing the sentiment, “We’ll […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 02/18/13 – 02/25/13

February 27, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE-New Booking Photos from Franklin 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.