Governor Bentley Signs Immigration Law Revisions

May 18, 2012

  MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday signed House Bill 658, a bill designed to simplify and clarifyAlabama’s existing immigration law, commonly known as House Bill 56.       “We needed to make House Bill 56 better. And over the course of the legislative session, we did that,” Governor Bentley said. “There is […]


Democrats Lose Redistricting Battle

May 18, 2012

MONTGOMERY — The Republican super majority in the Alabama Legislature is rolling over Democrat’s suggestions at redistricting. Two legislative committees turned down redistricting plans drawn by Democrats and approved Republican-backed plans Friday. Both committees have a majority of Republicans. Montgomery County Circuit Judge Charles Price rejected a request by Democrats to issue a temporary restraining order against […]


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 05/11/12 – 05/16/12

May 18, 2012

Check out the SHEFFIELD POLICE booking photos and arrest records right here. 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.                 [sam id=”2″ […]


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Lauderale County Among The Lowest Unemploment In The State

May 18, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that Alabama’s preliminary April unemployment rate is 7.2%, down from March’s revised rate of 7.4%.  April’s rate represents 154,307 unemployed persons, down from 157,494 last month and 203,520 in April 2011.   “Alabama hasn’t seen an unemployment rate this low since the start of the recession,” Governor Bentley said.  “I think […]


Arts Alive!

May 18, 2012

Florence-Arts Alive is a production of the Kennedy-Douglas Center for the Arts and has been held each year for the last 26 years in downtown Florence. There will be hundreds of arts and crafts lovers and artist and artisans from a three-state region.  Wilson park in historic downtown Florence will once again be transformed into […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/08/12 – 05/14/12 Part II

May 17, 2012

Florence/Lauderdale booking photos are now published. Be sure to check on all the names, some important arrests. 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.         […]


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New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/08/12 – 05/14/12 Part I

May 17, 2012

Check out the latest booking photos and arrest information from Florence/Lauderdale. 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.


Governor Bentley Finalizes Call for Special Session of the Alabama Legislature

May 17, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday signed the proclamation required to call a special session of the Alabama Legislature starting May 17. The call includes budget-supporting legislation, redistricting measures, and efforts to further simply and clarify Alabama’s immigration law. Topics included in the call are as follows: 1.)    Redistricting Legislation:  This is a required process based on […]


Some TVA Reservoir Levels Below Normal – But Our Waters Are Doing Fine

May 17, 2012

KNOXVILLE – Despite recent rainfall, several reservoirs managed by the Tennessee Valley Authority are experiencing lower water levels due to below normal rain and runoff this spring and may not reach targeted summer recreation levels by June 1.  But Wheeler, Wilson and Pickwick Lakes are holding normal pools. That is good news for anglers and water […]


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Sheffield’s New Baggy Pants Prohibition Seems to Work

May 17, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Municipal employees in The City Clerk’s Office and elsewhere at City Hall have for the last several years gotten far too many eyefuls of partially exposed butt cheeks. Things got so bad at Clayton Kelley’s counter where fines are paid by violators strolling in with their baggy pants down to their thighs, that […]


New Program Provides Job Training For Older Unemployed Veterans

May 16, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Beginning today, older unemployed veterans may sign up for a new job training program called Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), which is designed to provide training and education that will lead to high-demand jobs. VRAP was established as part of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, which was signed by the […]


Franklin County Arrests – New Today

May 16, 2012

Here are the latest persons arrested in 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.     [sam_ad id=”2″ codes=”true”]


Shoals Chamber ribbon Cutting at Florence Nursing and Rehab

May 16, 2012

Last month The Shoals Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Florence Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, L.L.C. . The Center is located at 2107 Cloyd Boulevard in Florence. This is what they have to say about themselves: “We are committed to providing loving excellence in senior care and you can be assured that […]


Walmart Site Moves Forward – Land Rezoned

May 16, 2012

FLORENCE – The Florence City Council last night voted to rezone land along Cloverdale Road to “General Business, B-2” from single family residential use. This puts the controversial development project one step closer to reality – against the wishes of many residents who have homes nearby. The regularly scheduled Tuesday evening meeting lasted almost 5 […]


Alabama Men Fined for Disturbing Artifacts on TVA-Managed Land

May 16, 2012

HUNTSVILLE – Following an investigation by the Tennessee Valley Authority, four Alabama men have been fined in federal court in connection with the theft of cultural artifacts from TVA property.  Roger Fountain and Heath Dubois, both of Tuscumbia, and John Bates, of Florence, each pleaded guilty to misdemeanor violations of the Archaeological Resource Protection Act. […]


Tell It Again!

May 16, 2012

Florence-UNA to host second annual Front Porch Storytelling Festival. World-class storytellers will be on the campus of the University of North Alabama in Florence, on May 18 and 19, 2012, to regale expected crowds with tales of heart, humor, and heritage. The University of North Alabama Front Porch Storytelling Festival is the newest addition to festivals […]


Tuscumbia Booking Photos

May 15, 2012

Here are all three booking photos from Tuscumbia Police. We don’t understand why some photos are seemingly being withheld. But here is what we were given. Remember that these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge.


Madison County Arrest Reports 05/06/12 – 05/11/12

May 15, 2012

New Madison County booking photos. Remember, these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily provides these photos for free in accordance with the Alabama Open Records Law as a public service.


Ready To Hunt Alligators in Alabama?

May 14, 2012

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will open registration for Alabama’s seventh regulated alligator hunting season on June 5, 2012. The hunts will be held on August 16-18 and August 23- 25 in the Mobile Tensaw Delta and west central Alabama, and on August 10-26 for the southeast Alabama area. To register […]


Political Gerrymandering – Charges Alabama Democrats

May 14, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Only a small number of area residents turned out last Friday to hear how local Democratic Party legislators were describing the presumptive new voting districts for Alabama. This Thursday, the day after the regular 2012 Alabama Legislative Sessions ends, a special session has been called by governor Robert Bentley to hammer out court-mandated […]


UPDATED – Legendary bass player Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn found dead in Tokyo at age 70

May 13, 2012

TOKYO – Musician Donald “Duck” Dunn, the pioneering bass player whose grooves drove Booker T and the MGs and hits including Otis Redding’s Respect has died in Tokyo, age 70. Dunn, who had many friends in The Shoals, is reported to have died in his sleep. Duck was in Japan for a series of shows with […]


Alabama Music Hall of Fame Stabilized – Humphrey Lee Rides in On White Horse

May 13, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Well at least the first part of the headline is true. But the fact of the matter is that because of some forward thinking on the part of Northwest Shoals Community College President, Dr. Humphrey Lee, The Alabama Music Hall of Fame will receive $1.1 million in desperately needed cash over the next […]


Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos 05/01/12 – 05/07/12 Part II

May 13, 2012

Click on the link to get to Part Deux of Florence/Lauderdale County booking photos. Remember, these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public information from cooperating law enforcement agencies in North Alabama as a public service. Why wait until Tuesdays? Why pay a dollar? This information […]


Mothers

May 13, 2012

Mothers Day…A day celebrating and honoring mothers, motherhood and the influence maternal bonds have on society.  This day is celebrated throughout the world in March, April and May. Mother’s Day can be traced back to many ancient festivals such as Hilaria, the Roman celebration for Cybele, the earth mother, usually held on the vernal equinox. […]