News Update…..Mr. Goss Has been found!

February 3, 2013

  Sheffield-AC GOSS left his home Saturday morning around 7:30am driving a green 2004 Grand Marquis . may be lost. . Mr Goss has been found safe and unhurt. He was found by Tennessee State Troopers in Murfreesboro, Tennessee earlier tis morning .


Michael Rooker Joins Lindsey Film Festival

February 3, 2013

FLORENCE – Veteran actor Michael Rooker, currently starring in AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” has accepted a position on the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Advisory Board. Rooker was born in Jasper, Ala., also the hometown of festival namesake George Lindsey. After graduating from The Theatre School at DePaul University, he worked in theatrical productions until making […]


Good day for doing things I’ve been putting off

February 3, 2013

#1 Defrosting the freezer   My freezer is next to my washing machine. One day recently, well maybe a few weeks or months ago, I took my clothes out of the dryer and hung them over the washing machine until they could be ironed.  I tend to iron as I need things or if I’m […]


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How to spot flood-damaged cars or What’s that Funky Smell?

February 3, 2013

Florence, Alabama – With all the recent rain we’ve had here in the Shoals area and the recent super storm/hurricane Sandy up on the east coast, we here at the Quad-Cities Daily want to take a minute and advise our readers about the hazards of buying a used car.  With all the flood damage the […]


Was a hotel actually built in order to kill guests?

February 3, 2013

HH Holmes is one of the first documented American serial killers. One of his sickest and notorious schemes is a “Castle” he built in Chicago that he opened at the time of the 1893 World’s Fair as a hotel. The hotel had numerous rooms and ways to kill people and it was so effective, that […]


Tackling Food Safety: Keeping Your Food Safe on Superbowl Sunday

February 2, 2013

Super Bowl Sunday is a great American tradition, and a great way to bring together the three Fs: football, friends, and food. Super Bowl Sunday is also the second biggest day to consume food in the United States, only after Thanksgiving. One of the most popular ways to celebrate is by inviting family and friends to enjoy a buffet. […]


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Monday 02/19 20%
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Generally cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 74F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
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Tuesday 02/20 20%
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Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 79F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
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Wednesday 02/21 90%
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Scattered thunderstorms in the morning becoming more widespread in the afternoon. Record high temperatures expected. High 76F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
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Thursday 02/22 70%
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Rain early. A mix of sun and clouds in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High 73F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
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Friday 02/23 20%
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Mostly cloudy skies. High 76F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
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Extra! Extra! Early Spring on the way!

February 2, 2013

Punxsutawney- Punxsutawney Phil declares:  Early spring!         Groundhog Day originates from a holiday called Candlemas day, celebrated in different ways by many religions across the world. Old English saying:  If Candlemas be fair and bright, Winter has another flight. If Candlemas brings clouds and rain, Winter will not come again.    From Scotland: […]


Where will genetically engineered mosquitoes be released first?

February 2, 2013

In America, mosquitoes can potentially lead to negative effects on the environment and on the human population. The new breed of mosquitoes is engineered simply to eliminate normal mosquitoes, thus reducing the problem! The Florida Keys will be the first area in the world for genetically modified mosquitoes to be released. Based on the results […]


Hearing for Suspended Sheffield Police Chief Continued

February 1, 2013

SHEFFIELD – The Civil Service Board hearing yesterday for suspended police chief Greg Ray has been continued until February 8.   The City of Sheffield finished giving their testimony and Ray had started his side of the case when it was deemed that the hearing needed to be continued at a later date. Ray was suspended […]


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ECM Hospital Births 01/22/13 – 01/28/13

February 1, 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.


New Marshall County Arrest Reports

February 1, 2013

New Booking Photos from Marshall 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 Arrest for Sheffield Police Department

February 1, 2013

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.


Aquila Theatre to Present ‘Taming of the Shrew’ at UNA

February 1, 2013

FLORENCE, Ala. – The internationally acclaimed Aquila Theatre travelling acting company is returning to the Norton Auditorium stage at the University of North Alabama Feb. 7, this time to perform the amusing Shakespearean favorite “Taming of the Shrew.” Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the show will begin at 7 p.m. UNA has been a […]


Is cracking your knuckles harmful?

February 1, 2013

Cracking your knuckles (or any of your joints) can have therapeutic benefits. When you crack one of your joints you are pulling the bones that are connected at the joint apart from each other. This process stimulates your tendons, relaxes your muscles, and loosens your joints. Chiropractors do this for spinal joints when your back […]


Harvey Robbins Tuscumbia benefactor dead at 80

January 31, 2013

Tuscumbia-Harvey Robbins Tuscumbia benefactor dead at 80.  Robbins was a most cherished son of Tuscumbia and Colbert County.  He was instrumental in the rebuilding of downtown Tuscumbia and was a big part of much of what you see in Spring Park and other major building projects in Tuscumbia.  He loved the Shoals and will be […]


“Sing-along Sound of Music”…..help bring film to downtown Florence

January 31, 2013

FLORENCE- The historic Shoals Theatre in down town Florence may soon be able to add movies and films to its offerings, thanks to a fundraising campaign by Florence Main Street. The campaign, called “The Silver Scree Project,” plans to raise $70,000 to equip the theatre with a screen and the projection equipment necessary to show film. […]


Was a 3-year-old actually raised by dogs?

January 31, 2013

A 3-year-old girl was raised by dogs until she was 8! A feral child abandoned by her parents at the age of 3, was raised by dogs until the age of 8, acquired extremely acute senses of hearing, smell, and sight. Oxana Malaya is from the USSR and born in 1983. She is nicknamed the […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 01/26/13 – 01/30/13

January 31, 2013

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.


Chamber seeking “Citizen of the Year”

January 30, 2013

THE SHOALS – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce will be naming its “Citizen of the Year” this March. Every year, one of our Chamber Members is given the award for outstanding contributions to their Community. The process all starts with recommendations from the public. Any Shoals resident can can make a recommendation, i.e. they do not […]


Big Band Valentine’s Day Bash set for February 14th

January 30, 2013

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Studio Jazz Band and the Lyman Mitchell Big Band of the Shoals will present their annual Big Band Valentine’s Day Bash Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Norton Auditorium. The bands have prepared a night of music that meanders through selections of the finest Big Band hits and love […]


ALDHS Director Details Cyber Intrusion in State IT System

January 30, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Homeland Security Director Spencer Collier on Tuesday discussed the recent cyber intrusion at the Alabama Information Services Division (ISD) and outlined action items the state is currently following as part of a coordinated response.   ISD is a part of the Alabama Department of Finance and is responsible for information technology services for […]


Wind damages building on 2nd Street in Sheffield… Relax, Champy’s is OK

January 30, 2013

SHEFFIELD – The quad-Cities Daily has been getting calls the Champy’s Restaurant got blown away in last night’s storm. We went over to the scene and found that indeed a building had its roof blown off, but it was across Second Street from the eatery. The building that was damaged has been devoid of tenants for […]


New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 01/17/13 – 01/27/13

January 30, 2013

New Booking Information 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.


What country has a water bridge that allows massive ships to cross over another river?

January 30, 2013

  It’s called the Magdeburg Water Bridge and it’s a navigable aqueduct in Germany that connect the Elbe-Havel Canal to the Mitteland Canal and allows ships to cross over the Elbe river. It measures 918 meters, which makes it the longest navigable aqueduct in the world. Before this bridge was built, ships had to go […]