New! ECM Births 03/26/13 – 04/01/13

April 4, 2013

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


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 03/25/13 – 03/31/13

April 4, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE-New Booking Photos from Franklin County Sheriff. 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.


A Message from President Cale about the Science & Technology Building

April 3, 2013

  FLORENCE-A Message from President Cale about the Science & Technology Building   Dear Campus Community: This morning our Board of Trustees met to consider bids that were solicited for construction of the science and technology building. I am delighted to report that the low bid ($39.7 million) was accepted and the building will now be […]


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New! Helen Keller Hospital Births 03/25/13 – 03/30/13

April 3, 2013

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


John Petrey Captivating Armor

April 3, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-The opening reception for the latest exhibit ‘Captivating Armor’ at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art in Tuscumbia took place on March 24.  The community got to meet and greet artist John Petrey and see his sculptures of clothing made from bottle caps, roofing nails, old gas pricing signs, fire sprinkler discs and other finds.  […]


Founders Series – Meet Dr. Barry Basden

April 3, 2013

Meet Dr. Barry Basden, founder of Florence Eye Centers with locations also in Muscle Shoals and Tuscumbia. The three eye centers are committed to helping customers find the perfect eye care products and services quickly and easily to satisfy their needs and wants.


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Uinversity of Alabama to Host Robotics Competition

April 3, 2013

TUSCALOOSA — More than 350 students from third graders to seniors in high school from across Alabama will be at The University of Alabama April 6 telling robots what to do and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition. The competition, which is in its third year, is hosted by theUA […]


Tips to help your child manage the challenges of autism

April 3, 2013

BIRMINGHAM-According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 50 school-age children in the United States has autism – a range of brain developmental disorders. That number increased from 1 in 88 in 2012. Seemingly uneventful activities such as taking a trip to the doctor’s office or a spending time at a […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 03/19/13 – 03/26/13 Part III

April 3, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence 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.


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It’s Onion Time in The Shoals

April 2, 2013

What started as a local fundraiser for the Tuscumbia Civitan Club has blossomed into a nationwide event. Because of the popularity of the legendary Vidalia Onion the fundraiser remains one of the largest annual events for the Civitans in Tuscumbia.


NW-SCC Phil Campbell PTK Chapter Receives Alabama Region Most Distinguished Chapter Award

April 2, 2013

  Phil Campbell- Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Alpha Zeta Iota chapter (Phil Campbell campus) was awarded the highest Phi Theta Kappa award in the state, the Alabama Region Most Distinguished Chapter Award, during the Alabama Regional Phi Theta Kappa Convention at Jefferson Davis Community College in Brewton, Ala.   The Alpha Zeta Iota chapter (Phil Campbell campus) and Alpha Sigma Beta chapter (Shoals campus) will attend the Phi […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 03/19/13 – 03/26/13 Part II

April 2, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence 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.  


Groups Seek to Educate Public during National Autism Awareness Month

April 2, 2013

  MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley has proclaimed April as Autism Awareness Month in Alabama. The Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council and the Autism Society of Alabama are partnering to promote this observance. The month-long awareness campaign held annually in April has been sponsored since the 1970s by the Autism Society of America, and seeks […]


Public Memorial Service for Mal Moore to be Held Thursday, April 4, at 3 p.m. in Coleman Coliseum

April 1, 2013

TUSCALOOSA. – The University of Alabama will host a “Celebration of Life” in memory of former Crimson Tide Director of Athletics Mal Moore in Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus on Thursday, April 4, at 3 p.m. Further details will be announced as they are finalized. In lieu of flowers, gifts or letters, the Moore […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 03/19/13 – 03/26/13 Part I

April 1, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence 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.


Florence Utilities Goes Green on Billing

April 1, 2013

Florence – Recently while reading through our utility bill we noticed an insert that offered the option of having the monthly bill sent electronically.  We went to the Florence Utilities Department  website and logged into our existing utility account, and after a bit of searching and rechecking the instructions from the mail out, we found the […]


Gravity Probe B has the most perfect spheres ever created by man!

March 31, 2013

To test Einstein’s theory of general relativity, Gravity Probe B must measure two minuscule angles with spinning gyroscopes, floating in space. While the concept of Gravity Probe B is relatively simple, carrying out the experiment required some of the most accurate and sophisticated technology ever developed.             In fact, scientists […]


Statement on the death of Mal Moore from the University of Alabama

March 30, 2013

TUSCALOOSA – Mal M. Moore, Director of Athletics at The University of Alabama, died on Saturday at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Moore had been hospitalized for approximately three weeks due to a pulmonary condition. A native of Dozier, Ala., he was married to the former Charlotte Davis of Tuscaloosa for 41 years […]


Mal Moore – Dead at 73

March 30, 2013

TUSCALOOSA – Longtime University of Alabama Athletics Director Mal Moore passed away Saturday at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Moore, 73, had been battling pulmonary difficulties. Moore had been hospitalized in Durham since March 13 and officially stepped down March 20. Bill Battle, the former standout wide receiver under legendary Crimson Tide coach Paul […]


Natchez Trace Parkway reducing services, cutting restroom operating hours

March 30, 2013

TUPELO – On Thursday, the Natchez Trace Parkway Acting Superintendent Dale Wilkerson, announced that some Parkway amenities will be reduced for the next several months. The reductions are a result of Congressional budget sequestration. Here is the official announcement: Date: March 28, 2013 Contact: Dale C. Wilkerson, 662-680-4005 On March 1, 2013, the Natchez Trace Parkway was required […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 03/22/13 – 03/27/13

March 30, 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.


There was once a Santa Claus bank note!

March 30, 2013

Issued in the 1850s by the Howard Banking Company, this five dollar bill featuring Santa Claus actually functioned as legal tender. Unlike today, when the federal government issues all of the paper currency for the United States, private banks held that responsibility from the close of the American Revolution until 1861. Now called “obsolete bank […]


Public Is Invited to Annual Sport Fish Survey on Wheeler

March 29, 2013

CHATTANOOGA – The Tennessee Valley Authority invites members of the public to join TVA staff and fisheries biologists for the annual spring sport fish survey on Wheeler Reservoir. The surveys will be conducted April 2-4 at three locations; Second Creek at Highway 72, First Creek at Joe Wheeler State Park, and Elk River at Highway […]


Things I worry about but have no control over – Mary Carton – Part II

March 29, 2013

Editor’s note: More of Mary Carton’s worries… Things I worry about but have no control over.-Mary Carton Why do telemarketers find it hard to believe that you aren’t interested in their product if they wake you up after 9 PM and you have to get up at 3 AM? Why do Mom’s keeping giving hints of what […]