New! Madison County Arrest Reports 07/08/13 – 07/15/13

July 20, 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.


Handy Festival – Hot BBQ & Cool Blues

July 19, 2013

THE SHOALS – Handy Week is finally here! It’s going to be a great week for music, food, drink, camaraderie and downright fun! So let’s get started, shall we? The Quad-Cities Daily began the musical sojourn at GAS Design Center inTuscumbia. What better way to start off a week of Southern Music than with Barbecue! The […]


Happy Friday!….Lots to do in Athens!

July 19, 2013

ATHENS-In addition to being the end of most people’s work week, Friday also signals the start of a great weekend of activities in Athens. Tonight you can listen to free music on The Square and take the kids to the Kiddie Carnival. You can get up in the morning and head out to the Athens […]


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Shoals Chamber of Commerce – Tower Loan

July 19, 2013

THE SHOALS – The chamber welcomed Tower Loan to its membership with a ribbon cutting recently. Their office address is 202 South Pine Street in Florence. Here is what Tower Loan has to say about themselves: “Tower Loan is a leader in the consumer installment loan industry, servicing more than 200,000 customers. Our company is proud to have more […]


New! Marshall county arrest reports 07/08/13 – 07/15/13

July 19, 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.


Alabama unemployment rate declines in June as labor force expands

July 19, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Alabama’s unemployment rate moved lower in June as the state’s labor force continues to grow from the levels of a year ago. Jobs were gained in sectors including construction and transportation. Governor Robert Bentley today announced that Alabama’s preliminary June unemployment rate is 6.5 percent, down from last month’s rate of 6.8 percent […]


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New study says exercise can reduce stroke risk

July 19, 2013

BIRMINGHAM-A new study from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is one of the first to study the relationship between exercise and stroke in a large biracial cohort of men and women in the United States. The findings are published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. Using 27,000 stroke-free blacks and whites ages 45 […]


Jeff T. Garner awarded Wildlife Conservationist of the Year

July 19, 2013

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Wildlife Federation will present this year’s Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards at a formal banquet, beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 2, at the Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill in Prattville.   The Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards, considered the most prestigious conservation honors in the state of […]


Police offer reward for man accused of raping infant

July 18, 2013

        NASHVILLE– The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking for a Huntsville man accused of sexual assault involving an infant. Anthony Dean Blackwell, 24, is charged with one count of rape of a baby.  His last known address is 3012 Johnson Road, Huntsville, Alabama.   Anthony Dean Blackwell is wanted by the […]


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FreightCar America Kicks Off Production at Barton Riverfront – PHOTOS

July 18, 2013

BARTON INDUSTRIAL PARK – On Wednesday a couple hundred Shoals residents  made a rendezvous in Barton. They were invited to a kick-off party of sorts at the mile-long manufacturing plant where FreightCar America and Navistar are doing big things. Literally, BIG THINGS… They are building rail cars, and yesterday they had a Commencement-Of-Production Ceremony to show off […]


FreightCar America welcomes guests to Opening of Production Ceremony – VIDEO

July 18, 2013

BARTON INDUSTRIAL PARK – It’s been a long time coming. There were setbacks, misdirection. Some would make a claim of outright duplicity on the part of a big Canadian company. But that’s old news. There’s a new team in town at the mile-long assembly plant at the Riverfront Industrial Park. And the future is looking bright […]


Rhythm at the Roundhouse

July 18, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-In conjunction with The W.C. Handy Festival The Roundhouse at The Tuscumbia Railway Depot will have music and fun on July 27 from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm  with The Lawmen who will be performing and the show is free to the public.  There will be hotdogs, soft drinks, popcorn and other concessions available for […]


State Agencies Cut Energy Costs by $3.9 Million in 2012

July 18, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday announced that the State of Alabama has saved taxpayers nearly four million dollars by cutting energy costs of state government agencies.  The savings reported for 2012 came following a December 2011 Executive Order issued by Governor Bentley requiring state facilities to reduce energy consumption by 30 percent from […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 07/08/13 – 07/13/13

July 18, 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! Franklin County Arrest Reports 06/24/13 – 07/14/13

July 18, 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.


Marshall County DHR Social Worker Receives 2013 Alabama Spirit of Adult Services Award

July 17, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Charlotte Mountain, a social worker who investigates and arranges services for adults at risk of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation for Marshall County Department of Human Resources (DHR), is the recipient of the 2013 Alabama Adult Protective Services Spirit Award. The award is presented annually to a frontline worker who, through his or her […]


Helen Keller Hospital Births 07/05/13 – 07/11/13

July 17, 2013

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.


Historical Society – Charles Moore to discuss De Soto’s Trails

July 17, 2013

SHEFFIELD – The Tennessee Valley Historical Society will hold its Summer Quarterly Meeting on Sunday, 28 July 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sheffield Public Library Conference Room, located at 316 North Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield, AL Guest speaker Charles Enloe Moore will explore Hernando de Soto’s southeast and subsequent westward journey in his quest to fulfill […]


The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

July 17, 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, August 3, 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 […]


Alabama earns spot as Top 10 state for business in Pollina survey

July 17, 2013

CHICAGO — Alabama has been ranked a Top 10 state for business by Pollina Corporate Real Estate and the American Economic Development Institute, thanks in part to economic development efforts that demonstrate how state officials understand the needs of businesses. The Corporate Top 10 Pro-Business States study sizes up how well each state has or has not positioned itself to retain […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 07/096/13 – 07/14/13

July 17, 2013

DECATUR -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.


Highway 72 to close for three weeks

July 16, 2013

ATHENS-A portion of one lane on U.S. 72 in a heavily traveled area of Athens will close on Thursday and remain closed 6 days a week for three weeks.   The outside westbound lane between the west Wal-Mart entrance and Champion Chevrolet will close at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 18, and remain closed until […]


A Coming Home Party for Shonna Tucker & Eye Candy

July 16, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-Cherokee Lair Productions & 6 Degrees of the Shoals are proud to present the 2013 GAS Handy Fest Concert on July 26th at 7:00 pm:   A Coming Home Party for SHONNA TUCKER & EYE CANDY The concert will be held at GAS Design Center in Tuscumbia, Alabama; the birth place of Helen Keller, in the […]


Do you know what your Coronary Artery Calcium Score is? We didn’t think so…

July 16, 2013

THE SHOALS – Lots of folks don’t want to know the state of health that their heart is in. That’s OK. But as the saying goes, “Knowledge is power.” And there’s a relatively inexpensive way for our residents to find out about their heart health. The Heart Health Center in Florence, part of Eliza Coffee Memorial […]