New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 05/25/12 – 05/31/12

June 1, 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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public service.


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/22/12 – 05/28/12 Part I

June 1, 2012

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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public service.


First Friday in Florence This Afternoon

June 1, 2012

FLORENCE – People from all over The Shoals will be attending the June 2012 Edition of First Friday on Court Street in Florence. The 4 block long event is a “must see and do”. The Quad-Cities Daily plans to be there, roaming with our cameras. So if you see us, stop and smile! You could find […]


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Be A Force Of Nature

June 1, 2012

Washington, DC-With Atlantic hurricane season starting today, this week is national Hurricane Preparedness Week, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is teaming up with other federal partners to help get businesses and communities StormReady. Each year, Americans cope with an average of 10,000 thunderstorms, 5,000 floods, 1,000 tornadoes, and two landfalling hurricanes. The impacts of […]


Back to The ’70’s Photos Part V

June 1, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Last Saturday night’s music celebration in Downtown Sheffield drew a huge crowd of revelers, and The Quad-Cities Daily was there to document the event. We are publishing a lot of photos; so many in fact, that we will have to split them up over several pages. Just keep looking, as you will probably see […]


Second Street between Cox Blvd. and Woodward Gets Funded

May 31, 2012

SHEFFIELD / MUSCLE SHOALS – Governor Robert Bentley has just signed the largest road and bridge improvement program in Alabama’s history, and it includes what has been called by many, the bumpiest stretch of roadway in The Shoals – 2nd Street. The section, which for years has seen its concrete-paneled surface moving up and down, offering […]


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Scrap Metal Sellers Under New Scrutiny – Willis Says It’s About Time

May 31, 2012

THE SHOALS – When Governor Bentley signed the new law focusing on scrap metal sellers, Lauderdale County Sheriff Ronnie Willis was happy. “It’s been really bad around here for several years. When theives go into a construction site, or somebody’s vacant house and strip all the wire and metal, once it finds its way to the […]


Court: Heart Of Gay Marriage Law Unconstitutional

May 31, 2012

BOSTON — An appeals court ruled Thursday that the heart of a law that denies a host of federal benefits to gay married couples is unconstitutional. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston said the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, discriminates against […]


Alabama’s Elderly Are More Secure – Iron’s Bill Signed Into Law

May 31, 2012

FLORENCE-  Governor Robert Bentley signed into law The Elder Abuse Prevention Act designed to help prevent and prosecute elder abuse.  “I am grateful that Governor Bentley realized the importance of protecting our senior citizens and signed my bill into law this session. This is the first step in protecting our senior citizens from abuse in […]


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Back to The ’70’s Photos Part IV

May 31, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Last Saturday night’s music celebration in Downtown Sheffield drew a huge crowd of revelers, and The Quad-Cities Daily was there to document the event. We are publishing a lot of photos; so many in fact, that we will have to split them up over several pages. Just keep looking, as you will probably see […]


NASA Selects Five Universities For 2013 X-Hab Innovation Challenge

May 30, 2012

WASHINGTON — Five universities have been selected to participate in the 2013 Exploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge led by NASA and the National Space Grant Foundation. These universities will design habitat systems, concepts and technologies that could be used in future deep space habitats.  The selection is the first milestone in a year-long process […]


MORE PHOTOS! – Back to The ’70’s Photos Part III

May 30, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Last Saturday night’s music celebration in Downtown Sheffield drew a huge crowd of revelers, and The Quad-Cities Daily was there to document the event. We are publishing a lot of photos; so many in fact, that we will have to split them up over several pages. Just keep looking, as you will probably see […]


33-Year And 15-Year Prison Sentences For Carjacking

May 30, 2012

HUNTSVILLE—A federal judge today sentenced two men to prison for a May 2011 carjacking in Huntsville, U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick J. Maley announced. U.S. District Judge Karon O. Bowdre sentenced Cameron Rashun Byrd, 19, of Birmingham, to 33 years and three months in prison; and Ernest Lashawn […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 05/21/12 – 05/27/12

May 30, 2012

New Booking Photos from Franklin County. Remember these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public service.


What’s in a Uniform? – A lot more than you think.

May 30, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Last Saturday in Downtown Sheffield, Police Chief Greg Ray was doing his own investigation. “I wanted to know what people thought about the new uniforms,” he said. Ray was referring to the sporty new clothes his officers were wearing that night, the first time they had been seen in public. “You see, it has […]


Up Up…And Away!

May 30, 2012

I attended the balloon festival at Point Mallard Park Saturday afternoon.  There was a large crowd present and as usual parking was at a premium.  After I managed to get a space to park, I loaded up my camera gear and met up with some other photographers from the North Alabama Photographers Guild (NAPG). We […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 05/18/12 – 05/24/12

May 30, 2012

New Booking Photos from Madison County. Remember these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public service.


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 05/18/12 – 05/24/12

May 29, 2012

New Booking Photos from Sheffield Police. Remember these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public service.


Back to The ’70’s Photos Part II

May 29, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Last Saturday night’s music celebration in Downtown Sheffield drew a huge crowd of revelers, and The Quad-Cities Daily was there to document the event. We are publishing a lot of photos; so many in fact, that we will have to split them up over several pages. Just keep looking, as you will probably see […]


Back to The ’70’s Photos Part I

May 29, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Last Saturday night’s music celebration in Downtown Sheffield drew a huge crowd of revelers, and The Quad-Cities Daily was there to document the event. We are publishing a lot of photos; so many in fact, that we will have to split them up over several pages. Just keep looking, as you will probably […]


Traffic Accidents Down For This Memorial Day

May 29, 2012

Montgomery – During the Memorial Day holiday period that started at 6 p.m. Friday, May 25, and continued through midnight Monday, May 28, state troopers investigated three fatal crashes with three traffic fatalities, a reduction compared to the seven traffic fatalities that troopers investigated in 2011. The three fatal crashes this past weekend took place […]


Back To The ’70’s – Tons of Photos (Tomorrow)

May 28, 2012

SHEFFIELD – The streets of Downtown Sheffield were filled with street partiers last Saturday night. Music was courtesy of B.J. Thomas, Billy Joe Royal, Eddie Floyd, Travis Wommack and the irrepressible Wayne Chaney. The good news is, The Quad-Cities Daily has a few hundred pictures from the event.     . The bad news is, readers […]


Memorial Day Ceremonies

May 28, 2012

THE SHOALS – Our Veterans were honored throughout The Quad-Cities today. We attended some of the ceremonies and present here a photo gallery of the events.       These images are free for you to download and use for any non-commercial purpose. Just click on the thumbnail below to see the full size photo. Commercial […]


Mr. Believe Me It Was Nothing

May 28, 2012

Special to The Quad-Cities Daily, by Quinton Hanson. . . On a recent business trip I traveled to Raleigh Durham area of North Carolina.  It’s a beautiful place and I would encourage anyone to visit the area.  As with all flights from in the Southeast, it seems that you must travel through Atlanta to get […]