Governor Bentley Marks One-Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado Outbreak

April 19, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday, April 27, 2012, will participate in a prayer service to observe the one-year anniversary of the deadly tornado outbreak of April 27, 2011, when 253 Alabamians died as 62 long track tornadoes swept across the state. The program will be held at 9:00 a.m. on the steps of the […]


Clean Up Day in Sheffield

April 19, 2012

SHEFFIELD – The Sheffield Beautification and Tree Board is holding a clean up day in the city of Sheffield on Saturday April 21, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. until noon.  Volunteers should report to the city hall parking lot to receive maps of areas to be cleaned up. Keep the Shoals Beautiful will supply litter grabbers, gloves, […]


Celebrate Mother Earth

April 19, 2012

The 5th Annual SHoals Earth Day Fest will be held this Saturday beginning at 10am and ending at 5pm on the lawn of the historic Colbert County Courthouse. Fun for the whole family with Earth Friendly Displays, activities for the kids, and in true Shoals fashion-Great Music!! Rain location will be the Tuscumbia Multi Purpose […]


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UNA Adviser Receives National Leadership Position with NACADA

April 18, 2012

FLORENCE – Joan Williams, academic adviser/certification specialist and assistant director for the Office of Diversity and Institutional Equity at the University of North Alabama, has been elected to serve as region chair for the Southeast Region 4 for the National Academic Advising Association. Williams will serve as chairperson for the position until October 2014. As a […]


New Today – Tuscumbia Booking Photos

April 18, 2012

Check out Law & Order for all the new Tuscumbia P.D. Booking Photos. These persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge. While you are over in Law & Order, take a look at the new Colbert County listing of Registered Sex Offenders. Know who is living in your neighborhoods.


“Sheffield Sings” This May 5th

April 18, 2012

SHEFFIELD – The Sheffield Education Foundation is presenting their annual fundraising spectacular, “Sheffield Sings” on the first Saturday in May. The annual event showcases talent from the Sheffield Community and is always a crowd pleaser.           . . The performance will be held in the Sheffield High School auditorium. Warming up […]


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Student Anglers To Fish Pickwick

April 18, 2012

        Florence-Alabama Student  Angler  Bass Fishing Association  heads  to Lake Pickwick. On April 21st 2012 Alabama Student Anglers will compete on Lake Pickwick, AL. Event will start at 7:00am and weigh in will take place at 2:00pm at the McFarland Boat Ramp. The Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association was recognized by […]


AEA Not Happy With Charter Schools Legislative Push

April 17, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – The Alabama Education Association is fighting to keep Charter Schools out of The State of Alabama. But with the effort by Republicans in the Legislature, they have a real fight on their hands. AEA UniServ director for Colbert and Lawrence Counties, Diana Anderson, told the Quad-Cities Daily that Saturday’s ‘Save Our Schools’ rally […]


Massive Release of Booking Photos Today

April 17, 2012

Check Law&Order for the latest booking photos and arrest reports. You may go directly to the reports by clicking these hotlinks: Florence/Lauderdale 04/03/12 to 04/09/12 Part I Florence/Lauderdale 04/03/12 to 04/09/12 Part II Madison County 04/02/12 to 04/09/12 Franklin County 04/04/12 to 04/09/12


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Downtown Sheffield – Looking Good!

April 16, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Last November, when things were looking rather bleak for Sheffield’s Downtown District, the Housing Authority, in a bold move, purchased Park Place from the estate of Bob Love. Threat averted, the general public was not aware that the anchor property was scheduled to be closed on December 31 had the deal not been consummated. […]


Save Our Schools Rally Draws Thousands

April 16, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Supporters of State funded public education made a pilgrimage to the State Capitol in Montgomery this past Saturday for a rally to support public schools. A crowd of several thousand, sporting bright red t-shirts with the message SOS, save our schools Alabama came at the urging of the Alabama Education Association to protest […]


UNA Student Government Presents Florence Mayoral Debate

April 16, 2012

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama’s Student Government Association will host the 2012 Florence City mayoral debate tonight, April 16 at 6 p.m. in the GUC Performance Center on campus. The debate will feature three candidates running for the position of mayor, including Mickey Haddock, Billy Ray Simpson and Rick Singleton. The candidates will […]


Sheffield Drug-Crimes Roundup Nets 19 Persons

April 16, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Police Chief Greg Ray says that last week’s dragnet of drug dealers, called Operation Pendulum, has made the city’s streets a safer place. In all, 19 felony warrants were executed by members of the Sheffield and Tuscumbia Police Departments, the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office, the North Alabama Drug Task Force, and the U.S. […]


Birthday Boy In Jail after High Speed Chase in Sheffield

April 13, 2012

SHEFFIELD – A 19 year old Florence teenager is in Sheffield City Jail after leading Florence and Sheffield police on a 100 mph chase through the two cities. According to police, Trevor Mark Davidson of Lakeside Drive was celebrating his 19th birthday Thursday night by huffing cans of Ultra Duster, canned compressed gas, used as a […]


Workers’ Voice Announces Plans To Activate Networks Of Working Families With “Cutting Edge Technology and Old-Fashioned Energy”

April 12, 2012

WASHINGTON D.C. – At a press briefing Workers’ Voice announced plans to activate and energize networks of working families – both union and non-union – around political campaigns, legislative issues and holding elected officials accountable. Participants noted that as mega millionaires like Willard Mitt Romney, the Koch Brothers and large corporations plan to try and […]


Whoopers Leave Wheeler

April 12, 2012

DECATUR – Nine Whooping Cranes, wintering at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge finally left today on their northward trek, according to a report by Operation Migration. The Cranes, among the rarest species of birds in the world, had been at Wheeler since early February when they had been taken there by conservationists. They were placed in the […]


Franklin County Drug Sweep

April 12, 2012

A large number of North Alabama residents were rounded up last week in a drug crime roundup in Franklin County. Here is the list of those arrested and their booking photos as provided by the Sheriff’s Department. CLICK HERE for the photos. Remember that these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge. […]


Lake Guntersville Rebounds One Year After Storms

April 12, 2012

One year after three tornadoes tore a path of destruction through Lake Guntersville State Park, the park has rebounded and is still a primary vacation spot in North Alabama. Improved views from the campground and a recently renovated championship golf course are just a few of the attractions that make the park so special to […]


New Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos

April 11, 2012

Here’s the second half of Florence/Lauderdale booking photos. Remember, these folks are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. Don’t judge. This information is published free of charge by The Quad-Cities Daily as a public service.


Time to Mow? You Know When You’ve Waited Too Long…

April 11, 2012

You know its past time to mow for the first time… Your neighbors ask if your lawn mower is in the shop. Lawn services leave business cards in your mailbox. Your dogs can’t find their toys. You can’t find your dogs toys. You can’t find your dogs when they lie down. The weeds have gone […]


Governor Bentley Signs Aviation Amendment

April 10, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday signed into law House Bill 39, a measure that will help the state recruit new investment while also creating and sustaining new jobs.  Commonly called the “Aviation Amendment,” House Bill 39 provides a state sales tax exemption that applies to aviation-related businesses.  Specifically, the exemption covers aircraft manufacturing parts, components, and […]


New Tuscumbia Booking Photos and Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports

April 9, 2012

Check out the new Tuscumbia P.D. and Muscle Shoals P.D. reports. Remember, these persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily provides this public information free of charge as a public service.


Warmest March on Record

April 9, 2012

WASHINGTON – According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists, record- and near-record breaking temperatures dominated the eastern two-thirds of the nation and contributed to the warmest March on record for the contiguous United States, a record that dates back to 1895. Over 15,000 records were broken as March 2012 became the warmest on record. […]


New Florence/Lauderdale Booking Photos

April 9, 2012

Check Law & Order for all the latest info on Connolly’s Most Wanted – Registered Sex Offenders – and Booking Photos and Arrest Reports! Or you can click on Florence/Lauderdale Here. Remember, these people are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily provides this information free of charge as a public service.