New Today… Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos

April 29, 2012

Here’s a new batch of Florence/Lauderdale from April 17 through the 23rd. Remember, the persons appearing on these reports are presumed innocent until proven guilty in Court. Don’t judge.


University Of Alabama Holds Spring Commencement Ceremonies

April 27, 2012

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement ceremonies Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 in Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus. Three University-wide commencement ceremonies will be held this year, at 6 p.m. Friday, May 4 and at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, to award degrees. Commencement exercises […]


Florence And Lauderdale Booking Photos

April 27, 2012

Check out FLORENCE/LAUDERDALE’S new booking photos, Part I in Law&Order. The presons depicted here are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily published this public information free of charge as a public service.


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“Keep The Shoals Beautiful” Gives Awards

April 27, 2012

FLORENCE – Earlier this week, Keep The Shoals Beautiful, a citizens organizations held their 5th awards presentation. The event was held at The Shoals Chamber of Commerce headquarters. Bud Pride, last year’s Chariman of “KTSB” the group’s shorthand name, told the award recipients that, “You inspire us”. The awards were presented to companies and individuals in The Shoals […]


Governor Bentley Signs Sales Tax Holiday for Severe Weather Preparedness Items into Law

April 27, 2012

  MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday signed into law House Bill 436, a measure that will provide an annual sales tax holiday for severe weather preparedness items.  “The bottom line is this sales tax holiday can help save lives.  We want to encourage people to stock up on supplies that will help them safely […]


Brooks Reflects On Last Year’s Tornadoes

April 26, 2012

WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the deadly April 27, 2011 storms. “One year ago, Alabama faced a series of deadly storms that were among the worst in our state’s history. Across Alabama, families, communities, and entire towns endured unimaginable destruction. The suffering inflicted by […]


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Life Jacket or Anchor – The Choice is Yours

April 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – Tom Minetree is on a mission. Every morning, he gets up and surveys the list of people whose futures he will try to make more secure. Minetree is a lawyer who specializes in Elder Law. Elder Law is the area of law, which impact on the lives of older Americans and their families. As […]


Shoals Chamber Ribbon Cutting at David Christophers

April 26, 2012

Last week, the Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcomed David Christopher’s into their new location with a ribbon cutting. David Christopher’s is a unique gift, floral, and interiors store located in Sheffield, AL established in 2007 by Florence resident David Christopher Smith. The store has much to offer from specialty chocolate truffles, fine jewelry, and beautiful […]


All New Franklin County Booking Photos

April 26, 2012

The Quad-Cities Daily appreciates the cooperation afforded it by the hard working Law Enforcement people of Franklin County. You folks do a great job keeping your County safe. Thank you. All new today in Law & Order are FRANKLIN COUNTY booking photos and arrest information. Seems like a lot of drug-related activity there. Remember the persons […]


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Habitat for Humanity – Building Homes, Enhancing Lives

April 26, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Antawn and Devenus Thomas are pleased with the progress being made on their new home near York Terrace. That’s mainly because they are swinging hammers alongside the workers who are building it, and they have a great sense of accomplishment. Whenever Habitat For Humanity of The Shoals builds a new house, the new homeowners […]


Earth Day Shoals Epicenter – Colbert County Courthouse Lawn

April 25, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Mother Earth gave a frigid start to last Saturday’s Earth Day celebration, but that was OK with the several hundred celebrants who strolled the grounds of Colbert County’s Courthouse. After all, that’s the way Nature works. There were tables of arts and crafts; native plants for sale. Eco-magician Steve Trash was there with earth-friendly […]


Osa’s Garden – Healthy Living

April 25, 2012

FLORENCE –  The Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcomed another business to The Shoals, Osa’s Garden, Inc. Last Friday, Osa’s held an open house for Chamber Members and cut the ribbon for its new retail store at 3511 Florence Boulevard, just across from Ingram’s. Here is what Rita Rawdon, Owner of Osa’s Garden had to say […]


Governor Bentley To Visit Northwest Alabama As Part Of Long-Term Recovery Tour

April 25, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley will be in the towns of Phil Campbell and Hackleburg on Thursday as part of his week-long tour revisiting areas that were impacted by the April 27, 2011, tornado outbreak.   At 9:00 a.m., Governor Bentley will visit Phil Campbell Church of God.  The church building was destroyed by last year’s […]


Voter Turnout at All Time Low

April 24, 2012

THE SHOALS – It was a slow day for precinct workers today. As of 5 o’clock only 15 voters had turned out at one Sheffield polling place, and only 12 at a precinct in Tuscumbia. There was only one runoff in Colbert County, 2 in Franklin and only 3 in Lauderdale County. Results will be known […]


It’s Bread Sopping Food At It’s Best…….

April 24, 2012

In our last episode of the perils of Chien Chien, we left Sherri lashed to a barbecue grill behind Neyland Stadium while the dastardly Steve demanded the deed to the ranch, her virtues and after he gobbled down a sandwich, the directions to Frazier’s Barbecue. The deed and her virtues were easy compared to trying […]


New Tuscumbia Booking Photos

April 23, 2012

Check out Law & Order for Tuscumbia P.D. booking photos. Remember that all these persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge.


Special Olympics Photo Page

April 23, 2012

Please feel free to download any of these photos. (Photos by Sheri Wiggins)  


Over 200 Compete in Special Olympics – Many Photos

April 23, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – The weather was cool and cloudy at Trojan Stadium Friday morning, but the heat was on as area athletes competed in the 2012 Special Olympics. Families, friends and schoolmates from Colbert and Lauderdale County and City Schools were on hand to watch the Olympians give excellent performances in various categories from long-jumps to […]


Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos 4/10 – 4/16, Part II

April 21, 2012

Check Law & Order for the new Florence/Lauderdale 4/10 – 4/16 booking photos, Part II. Florence/Lauderdale is usually so big that we break the weekly report into two, more easily digested listings. Some interesting items today can be found. Remember, these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court, so don’t judge. The Quad-Cities […]


Raccoon Wreaks Havoc in Sheffield

April 21, 2012

SHEFFIELD – For residents who are wondering what happened to their electricity Saturday morning, The Quad-Cities Daily has an answer. About 5:15, just at dawn, a raccoon gave its all at the main Sheffield Utilities sub-station on 2nd Street near Hatch Blvd., and knocked out power city-wide for about an hour and a half. Utility […]


TVA Supports Earth Day Observances

April 20, 2012

   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ― Community cleanups at reservoirs and recreation areas, a student-led solar project in Chattanooga and a new initiative to help people protect their waterfront property are among the Tennessee Valley Authority activities and observances for Earth Day 2012. “Tying together everything TVA is doing to celebrate Earth Day this year is the […]


New Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos

April 19, 2012

Check out the new Florence/Lauderdale booking photos and arrest information in Law & Order. While you are there, browse our library of arrests going back to January. Also see all the other official stuff, such as Chris Connolly’s Most Wanted listings and the library of area Registered Sex Offenders. As for the arrestees, remember that they […]


Earth Day …. All Weekend Long!

April 19, 2012

Earth Day in The Shoals will be fun for everyone . Come to Tuscumbia to the historic Colbert County Courthouse lawn for fun and entertainment for all ages.  There will be fun activities for the children and Earth Friendly Displays, music that is truly Shoals -great with Dillion Hodges and Claire Lynch.  With Steve Trash […]


Good, Bad And It’s All Barbecue!

April 19, 2012

Barbecue is very near and dear to my heart, or so my doctor reported following a recent series of chest x-rays, and I think it’s time we discussed the matter.   There are good barbecue places, and there are bad barbecue places.  The bad barbecue comes from the good barbecue palaces, and the good barbecue […]