Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcomes Walmart Neighborhood Market – PHOTOS

June 12, 2013

FLORENCE – The Shoals’ newest supermarket opened its doors Wednesday with an official Chamber Ribbon Cutting ceremony. It was an early start for a lot of folks who came out to see the new supermarket on Florence Boulevard. The Neighborhood Market concept is a new venture for Walmart, the world’s largest retailer. Shoppers will find that […]


New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 05/31/13 – 06/08/13

June 12, 2013

THE SHOALS – The latest cohort of babies born at Helen Keller Hosptial is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


Jetset Getset Gives an Interview

June 12, 2013

Jetset Getset, with vocalists Tori Little, Avery Eliason, Sadie Loveland, and their musicians, are a group of mostly teenage performers. The vocalists took time out of their busy schedule Tuesday for the QuadCities Daily, and came into our office to give a short interview. The beginnings of Jetset Getset appeared in 2011 in Indiana, when […]


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“White, Black and Red in Civil War”

June 12, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-As the nation honors the 150th anniversary of fallen Civil War soldiers little is generally known of the White, Black and Red soldiers who fought on both Confederate and Union sides and the impact that the war had on their families and society. In celebration of Helen Keller Festival Week, the Tennessee Valley Historical Society […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 05/14/13 – 06/09/13

June 12, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE-New Booking Photos from Franklin 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.


Beaten by a Broomstick

June 11, 2013

HUNTSVILLE – In the 3800  block of McVay Street, a Huntsville man obtained minor injuries after six men broke into his home and repeatedly beat him with a broomstick. According to Dr. Harry Hobbes , the Huntsville Police Department’s Communications Relations Officer, the police do have some suspects in this case and the investigation is […]


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UNA Music Program Partners With Music Preservation Society for Annual W.C. Handy Jazz Camp

June 11, 2013

FLORENCE – The annual W.C. Handy Jazz Camp for middle school, high school and college-age musicians will take place at the UNA Department of Music and Theatre from Monday, June 10, through Thursday, June 13. “Students will perform in jazz combos and big band,” said camp director Ken Watters, a nationally renowned jazz trumpeter who […]


Keller Director Re-Elected as State Representative to AARC

June 11, 2013

SHEFFIELD – Ronda Hood, Cardiopulmonary Services Director, was re-elected to represent the Alabama Society for Respiratory Care to the House of Delegates for the American Association for Respiratory Care for a four-year term. The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) is the leading national and international professional association for respiratory care.  The AARC encourages and promotes professional […]


Benefit for local musician Terry Weems

June 11, 2013

KILLEN-The Cross Brand Cowboy Church will be  hosting a benefit for Terry Weems on Saturday, June 15, 2013 starting at 3 pm.   Terry  had a brain tumor removed at Johns Hopkins Hospital and is unable to work due to recovery. The  Cross Brand Cowboy Church is located in Killen, Alabama at 5255 County Road […]


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June 11, 2013

FLORENCE-06/01/13 – At the Regency Theater on Cox Creek Parkway Theft of Lost Property occurred. An iPhone 4S with a black LifeProof Case, in total worth $300. – At the same location, approximately an hour and a half later, Theft of Lost Property occurred. An iPhone 5 worth $400. 06/02/13 – Unlawful Breaking and Entering […]


Increasing Enrollment Indicates Appeal of UNA’s Master of Professional Studies Program

June 11, 2013

FLORENCE-One year ago, the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) approved the addition of a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) online degree program at the University of North Alabama. Last fall, the MPS degree was put into effect and began accepting its first group of students. “Interest in the […]


New ! Morgan County Arrest Reports 06/03/13 – 06/09/13

June 11, 2013

DECATUR-New Booking Photos from Morgan 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.


This Week in the Lauderdale County Commission

June 10, 2013

LAUDERDALE – This week the Lauderdale County Commission discussed a variety of Resolutions and Approvals for upcoming business. -A resolution was discussed for the transfer of a 1998 Ford Taurus to be transferred from one division to another for the amount of $1. – A resolution for a budget amendment for RSVP, the total amount […]


SEDA Votes Unanimously and Accepts CBC Group Offer

June 10, 2013

FLORENCE – CBC INGS AMERICA INC has chosen the Shoals Research Airpark in Muscle Shoals for the site of their first United States manufacturing facility. The Shoals Economic Development Authority (SEDA) unanimously accepted the offer made by the company today. Forest Wright, Executive director of SEDA, told Authority Members that once operational, the company could bring […]


Play It At The Library

June 10, 2013

FLORENCE – The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library invites you to bring your Axe (guitar for you novices) and jam with other local musicians this Saturday. It going to happen out on the front lawn from Noon until 4:00pm. Whether you are a beginner or an old pro, this will be a fun opportunity to meet and […]


Graffiti appearing in Florence – Your child might be doing it!

June 10, 2013

FLORENCE – The Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is hosting their annual Children’s Art Camp. It starts today. This year, the event is named, “Young Masters’ Art School – GRAFFITI SUMMER. This year the camp is focusing on recycling thing in the environment to create art. To apply for your child go by the Center […]


New! Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 05/31/13 – 06/07/13

June 10, 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.


Generations: Basic Genealogy Class offered at Florence-Lauderdale Public Library

June 10, 2013

FLORENCE-Would you like to learn more about your family history but don’t know where to start?   generations: Basic Genealogy Class will be held on June 15, from 9:30 am until 4:30 pm at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library.  This basic genealogy class is geared towards people who have done little or no genealogical research. The […]


Rally at the River – PHOTOS!

June 9, 2013

FLORENCE – There was great music and food at McFarland Park Saturday, as motorcycle enthusiasts from all over The Shoals participated in the 11th Annual Rally at The River. . Southern Cruisers, Chapter 188 was the sponsor for the rally. Some of the musicians who appeared were, Travis Wommack,Wayne Chaney, Max Russell, among others. Check out […]


On the Road and Under the Skies #4 (San Antonio)

June 9, 2013

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Our last two days in San Antonio were fast paced days, on Tuesday we took the Hotel shuttle downtown to The Alamo Plaza.  We went over to the Grand Trolley tour office and got a couple of their Hopper passes which allowed us to get off and on the trolley all day long […]


First Friday on Court Street – Part II

June 9, 2013

FLORENCE – First Friday for June was a huge success! The weather was perfect; lots of new crafts and vendors; music… And of course, The Quad-Cities Daily was there recording the evening with photos. We have a lot for our readers to peruse, so… Let’s get started! As always, these photos are sized for printing at your […]


New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 05/29/13 – 06/03/13

June 9, 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.


UAB Diabetes Research Center recruiting for national study

June 9, 2013

BIRMINGHAM – Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) are studying the long-term benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin, the most common first-line medication for treating type 2 diabetes. Recruitment of volunteers for the project, called the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study, […]


Wicket’s to perform for AIDS Action Coalition

June 8, 2013

FLORENCE-The Sticky Wicket  Improv Troupe,  a local improv troupe performing in the Shoals is hosting a Benefit Show for The AIDS Action Coalition tonight (June 8, 23013) at The Zodiac Theatre, located at the corner of Hermitage Drive and Court Street in Florence.  The show starts at 8 pm and donations of $5.00 will be […]