Brooks Votes for National Defense Authorization Act and End to Sequestration

June 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friday afternoon, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted for H.R. 1960, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2014. The NDAA passed by a vote of 315 to 108.  Congressman Brooks said, “I voted for the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2013-14 because it restores defense spending to pre-sequestration levels, ending a series […]


Big River’s “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” – PHOTOS

June 14, 2013

FLORENCE – Big River Broadcasting’s signature music show, “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” (MS2MR) had a sellout audience at the Shoals Marriott Conference Center Thursday evening. The show, which is aired live on KIX-96 WXFL 96.1, featured Ashton Shepherd who was last here in January, 2012. Ashton is an engaging young singer/songwriter whose style is […]


NW-SCC offering Injection Molding Classes this fall to meet industry needs

June 14, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS-Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) is working toward training students for over 400 injection molding positions in the next 12-24 months. NW-SCC plans to offer a short term certificate in Injection Molding Technology within the program of Machine Shop Technology on the Shoals campus beginning with the 2013 fall semester. The Injection Molding Technology certificate […]


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Bids over estimate – Cypress Creek low-head dam

June 14, 2013

FLORENCE – In order to eliminate the danger, construction on the low-head dam on Cypress Creek is planned to begin within a month. On Thursday, The Water and Wastewater Department opened two bids for the development of the replacement. While the original estimate was at $1 million, the lowest bid from Craig Construction Co. was […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 06/07/13 – 06/12/13

June 14, 2013

SHEFFIELD-New Booking Photos from Sheffield 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.  


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 06/03/13 – 06/10/13

June 14, 2013

MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Madison 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.


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Frog Invasion….It’s That Time Of Year

June 13, 2013

MONTGOMERY-Thousands of toads and frogs appearing on roadways or in backyards may conjure up end of the world scenes to some, but there is no need to panic. These small animals produce thousands of offspring at a time, yet only a few ever reach adulthood. Any mass appearance of baby frogs or toads is merely […]


New! Leighton Arrest Reports 06/01/13 – 06/13/13

June 13, 2013

LEIGHTON-New Booking Photos from Leighton 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.


Beat The Heat: Tips To Remember

June 13, 2013

THE SHOALS-The best defense for preventing heat-related illness is prevention.  here are some prevention tips that will help keep you safe during our hot and humid southern summers. Drink more fluids (nonalcoholic), regardless of your activity level. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink. Warning: If your doctor generally limits the amount of fluid you […]


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Bronner calls Governor Bentley “Irresponsible” – Says Alabamians need Medicare expansion

June 13, 2013

MONTGOMERY – If one can ‘read-between-the-lines’ ,Governor Robert Bentley was characterized as an “idiot” by Retirement Systems of Alabama CEO David Bronner, according to news reports of his speech to a Rotary Club in Tuscaloosa Tuesday. According to several news reports, Bronner was unhappy with the way Bentley is dealing with Obamacare, the new Federal […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 06/03/13 – 06/08/13

June 13, 2013

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


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

June 13, 2013

MARSHALL COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marshall 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.


Titan completes acceptance testing

June 12, 2013

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer has completed rigorous acceptance testing to ensure the functionality, performance and stability of the machine, one of the world’s most powerful supercomputing systems for open science. The Department of Energy machine, the first to combine different types of processing units to maximize performance at such […]


Tarkett Relocating production line to Florence – Company is growing

June 12, 2013

FLORENCE –  Tarkett is ready to expand their already existing production line on Church Road in the Florence Industrial Park. In an announcement at this week’s meeting of the Shoals Economic Development Agency, a spokesperson for Tarkett said the company decided they will be relocating the VCT line from Houston Texas, to Florence. Tarkett produces […]


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 […]


“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 […]


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 […]


Florence Police Blotter

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 […]