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

May 14, 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.


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 04/30/13 – 05/07/13 Part II

May 14, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. 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.


Dr. Marquita Davis soon to accept position as Executive Director

May 13, 2013

MONTGOMERY– On Friday May 3rd, Governor Robert Bentley announced that Dr. Marquita Davis will soon be accepting as Executive Director of the Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity (JCCEO) in Birmingham. Dr. Davis will resign as State Finance Director following the close of the 2013 Legislative Session.  She will assume her new position with the […]


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Lauderdale County Commissioners Vote to beef up jail security

May 13, 2013

FLORENCE –  At the top of the County Commissioners resolution list Monday, was the increased security measures that will be put in place at the Florence / Lauderdale Detention Center. An arrangement has been made with the A1 Fence Company to install both 10 foot and 12 foot fencing around the property, in addition they will […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 05/01/13 – 05/10/13

May 13, 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.  


Front Porch Storytelling Festival

May 13, 2013

FLORENCE– “If history were taught in the form of stories,” British author and poet Rudyard Kipling once wrote, “it would never be forgotten.” The University of North Alabama celebrates the rich, colorful, age-old tradition of “tale-telling” and “yarn-spinning” as the third annual UNA Front Porch Storytelling Festival takes place Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, on […]


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New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 04/30/13 – 05/07/13 Part I

May 13, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale.  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.


Mother’s Day

May 12, 2013

THE SHOALS – Sunday, May 12, is Mother’s Day in America. Even though it is held on different days in other parts of the world, Mother’s Day in it aggregate is probably the most popular of all holidays. And why not? Mother’s Day in America was first held in the early 20th Century. Anna Jarvis […]


Ask The Lawyer – Live and Let Die

May 12, 2013

There are eighteen states that have abolished the death penalty.  Since 2007, New York, New Jersey, New Mexico, Illinois and Connecticut have all decided to no longer impose capital punishment. Previously, no state had abolished capital punishment since 1984. Maryland recently decided that it was too expensive to try death penalty cases.  Maryland concluded that […]


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New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 05/03/13 – 05/09/13

May 12, 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.


35th Annual Helen Keller Festival June 26-30 2013

May 12, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-The 35th annual Helen Keller Festival will take place June 26-30, in Tuscumbia, with most events staged in Spring Park, the downtown area, and at the Helen Keller Birthplace.  Included are: performances of “The Miracle Worker” at Ivy Green, arts & crafts in  Spring Park, a downtown street party, antique auto show, historic tours, story-telling, Keller Kids, […]


Shoals Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Clips Salon

May 12, 2013

Recently the Shoals Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for one of the newest Chamber of Commerce members. Katie Herron, owner of @Clips Salon, located at 954 Woodmont Dr. in Tuscumbia was welcomed by Mayor Bill Shoemaker and City Councilman Richard Coates, along with Chamber President Steve Holt. Also in attendance were many members of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce along with friends and family of Katie.


Try out the new SHOALS TRAFFIC CAMS PAGE!

May 11, 2013

THE SHOALS – The Alabama Department of Transportation has all those fancy traffic cameras up and running. The devices were installed over the last year at major traffic points in our area. You will find the link to the videos up in our menu bar under the masthead photo – “Shoals Traffic Cams”. We hope […]


Remotely capturing birds

May 11, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-I have a diverse variety of birds in my yard, but don’t get much of a chance to take to get any pictures of them as I have three big reasons.  My three hooligans as I call my three rescues, charging through the area or chasing after the birds scaring them off or just hanging […]


Myers Caught, Commission Plans to Increase Security Measures

May 11, 2013

LAUDERDALE COUNTY – Terry Wayne Myers, the individual that escaped the Florence/Lauderdale County Detention Center on April 22, was arrested late last night near the Kentucky/Tennessee line. Currently Myers is being held at a facility in London, Kentucky. There has yet to be any word on when Myers will return to the Florence/Lauderdale because he […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 05/01/13 – 05/08/13

May 11, 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.


New! Leighton Arrest Reports 05/03/13 – 05/10/13

May 10, 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.


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 04/30/13 – 05/07/13

May 10, 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.


Alabama Music Hall of Fame Announces Live Music Series

May 10, 2013

TUSCUMBIA– The Alabama Music Hall of Fame and the Muscle Shoals Music Foundation are proud to announce an exciting live music series – “Muscle Shoals Sessions”. This series will feature legendary artists and up-and-coming musicians and bands from the state of Alabama to raise money for these important organizations.  The Alabama Music Hall of Fame is […]


Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge 2013 offers $20,000 in scholarship money

May 10, 2013

TUSCUMBIA – Alabama students in grades 7-12 can fish their way to college on Saturday May 18.   The Timmy Horton High School Bass Anglers Challenge 2013 on Pickwick Lake offers $20,000 in college scholarships. The tournament, which will be staged out of the Rose Trail Park boat ramp west of Cherokee, is open to students […]


Florence Flood Waters Recede

May 9, 2013

FLORENCE-At 10 a.m. Thursday morning, the stage at which the water set at was 20.6 and continues to fall. This flood resembles the flood Florence experienced in May of 2010, which had a crest of 21.2 feet. Minor flooding has taken to the streets. Alabama State Highway 20 is flooded at the underpass below U.S […]


How to reinvent something everybody thinks is finished: Coldwater Seed & Supply.

May 9, 2013

  EDITOR’S NOTE –  It was 1930 when Mr. Hoskins opened the doors for the first time on 6th. Street. Back in the day, owning a seed store in the Deep South was pretty much a sure-bet. This part of Colbert County held a slew of family farms. The farmers would amble to town in […]


FLW EverStart final stop…Wheeler Lake

May 9, 2013

FLORENCE-And they’re off on to Wheeler Lake for the fourth and final stop of the FLW EverStart Series Southeast Division.  Weigh-in today and tomorrow (May 9 & 10) at 2pm CST at Joe Wheeler State Park.  Weigh-in Saturday, May 11 at 3pm CST at WalMart in Florence, Alabama.


Experts offer food and exercise tips for a summer slim down

May 9, 2013

BIRMINGHAM-With spring in full bloom, many hope to lose pounds before summer’s heat descends. University of Alabama at Birmingham exercise and nutrition experts offer tips for those in search of a summer slim down.   Clinical Dietitian Lindsey Lee R.D., said nutrition is necessary to support weight loss efforts. “Incorporate good nutrition habits — eating fruits and […]