NW-SCC to Extend Fall Registration through August 22nd

August 16, 2012

Muscle Shoals & Phil Campbell, Ala. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will extend its fall registration on the Phil Campbell and Shoals Campus through Wednesday, August 22, 2012, according to Admissions Director, Tom Carter.   “We want to give those students who are waiting on their financial aid to be processed as well as others […]


Gates reinvents the toilet

August 15, 2012

As reported in The Daily Mail Bill Gates, the world’s leading private philanthropist, is betting the future of sanitation in the third world will be solar powered. The Microsoft co-founder handed a $100,000 (£64,000) prize to the California Institute of Technology yesterday for its work on a sun-powered toilet stall. Mr Gates hopes self-contained unit, […]


Going to “big kid school”: Tips to get your kindergartener ready

August 15, 2012

Your preschooler has mastered the art of coloring inside the lines, can sit criss-cross applesauce for up to three minutes without being threatened and eat spaghetti without the aftermath looking like a crime scene. They’re ready. It’s time for big kid school. For many 5-year-olds across the country, kindergarten is right around the corner, and […]


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Irons endorses Singleton in tight mayoral race

August 14, 2012

FLORENCE – Two-term Mayor, Bobby Irons, who is stepping down from his post, today endorsed former Florence Police Chief, Rick Singleton to replace him. Singleton, is in a tight contest with Mickey Haddock for the post. The municipal election is August 28, and there are many issues facing Florence for the man who wins the post. […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 08/06/12 – 08/12/12

August 14, 2012

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.


Local Restaurants Celebrate Alabama Restaurant Week, Aug. 17-26

August 13, 2012

The list is complete and now it is time to make plans for dining in the Shoals!  Four restaurants in Colbert County will be part of Alabama Restaurant Week, August 17-26 when the State’s Tourism Department is showcasing 232 restaurants across the state. All are participating in the promotional event by offering discounted fixed-prices on […]


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Anderson 22 – No Longer Available for ServiceSpecial to The Quad-Cities Dail

August 13, 2012

Special to The Quad-Cities Daily by Quinton Hanson Many of my friends do not realize that at one time, about 30 years ago, I was a volunteer firefighter.  As a result of my volunteering I developed many friends; some of which are friends even today.  I have always held the work of all first responders, […]


New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 08/08/12 – 08/09/12

August 13, 2012

New Booking Information from Muscle Shoals 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.


“Meet the Candidates,” Municipal Elections 2012 via social media

August 12, 2012

Muscle Shoals, Ala. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) and the Shoals Chamber of Commerce are giving Shoals area voters insight into the candidates vying for Mayoral and City Council offices in Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield and Tuscumbia by means of social media sites. According to NW-SCC President, Dr. Humphrey Lee, NW-SCC is trying to do […]


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New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 07/31/12 – 08/07/12 Part II

August 11, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police/Lauderdale 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 Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 07/31/12 – 08/07/12 Part I

August 10, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence Police/Lauderdale 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 Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 08/03/12 – 08/06/12

August 10, 2012

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.


Sheffield Mayor to meet with Old Railroad Bridge Co. Board (ORBC)

August 10, 2012

The City of Sheffield, led by Mayor Ian Sanford will lead a recently formed committee to discuss the transfer of The Old Railroad Bridge to city ownership.  Mayor Sanford has requested an initial meeting with the Officers and Board of Directors of The Old Railroad Bridge Co., Inc.  The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August […]


Genealogy Camp – Florence-Lauderdale Public Library

August 10, 2012

Get started on your family tree with our Genealogy Camp.  Students in 5th-12th grades are invited to participate.  The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is offering a Genealogy Camp. This three-day camp will introduce 5th-12th grade students to basic genealogy skills. Registration is required. Call 256-764-6564 ext. 32 to sign up. Here is a schedule of camp events: August 13, […]


“The Hallelujah Girls”

August 10, 2012

The Zodiac Players of The Shoals Community Theatre will be performing “The Hallelujah Girls” written by Jones, Hope and Wooten and Directed by Andrew Maples and Laura Connolly. This play is produced by Special Arrangement with Dramatists Play Services, Inc. Hilarity abounds when the females of Eden Falls decide to shake up their lives. This […]


Greg Ray: No one has yet to come forward – Investigation in neutral

August 9, 2012

SHEFFIELD – After receiving a solid promise that “A victim will come forward.” Police Chief Greg Ray told reporters Thursday afternoon that his investigators have not spoken with anyone who has agreed to testify in court. Ray was referring to allegations of 40 to 50 years of sexual abuse within the church by Oliver Brazelle. […]


NOAA raises hurricane season prediction despite expected El Niño

August 9, 2012

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season got off to a busy start, with 6 named storms to date, and may have a busy second half, according to the updated hurricane season outlook issued today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The updated outlook still indicates a 50 percent chance of […]


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 07/31/12 – 08/06/12

August 9, 2012

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.


Sheffield Police to hold news conference on alleged sexual abuse

August 9, 2012

SHEFFIELD – In the nearly two weeks since shattering allegations of decades of sex abuse against boys by a The First United Methodist Church youth and choir director, little new information has come to light. That should change this afternoon when, at 2:30pm, Chief Greg Ray will hold a news conference at his office.       […]


Shoals’ new regional airline gets a bloody nose – Lands at wrong airport

August 9, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – The Shoals’ new regional airline, Silver Airways, makes a potentially disastrous mistake at the wrong West Virginia airport. According to wire reports, the pilot of Silver Airlines flight to Bridgeport, W.Va.,  mistakenly put his plane and passengers down on a 3,194 foot long strip, 5 miles from his intended airport. Silver, which is […]


Technology Foils Burglary at TVA Substation in Alabama

August 9, 2012

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. ― An Alabama man is facing criminal charges after he was caught at a Tennessee Valley Authority electrical substation allegedly trying to steal materials and equipment. TVA Police investigators were alerted to the Aug. 3 break-in by the security system at the substation in Limestone County, and responded to the scene with officers […]


Helen Keller Hospital Recognized for Providing an Outstanding Inpatient Experience

August 9, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Helen Keller Hospital was recognized for service excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program in a ceremony Wednesday. This distinction acknowledges a strong commitment by the hospital to provide “An Outstanding Inpatient Experience.” “In achieving certification for inpatient services, Helen Keller Hospital is consistently demonstrating its ability to provide outstanding […]


Ribbon Cutting – Shoals Occupational Medicine

August 9, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS – Another new business was given the official Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcome recently. Shoals Occupational Medicine owner, Bonnie Marshall, C.R.N.P. greeted well-wishers to her new facility  in the Shoals Hospital medical Office Building, Suite 270. This is what The Chamber had to say about Shoals Occupational Medicine: “Shoals Occupational Medicine is a full-service […]


FBI raids 3 Shoals compounding pharmacies

August 8, 2012

THE SHOALS – Late Wednesday afternoon FBI agents were wrapping up their raids on 3 specialty pharmacies. The drugstores that were targeted are a special type of business, compounding pharmacies. The are Sheffield Specialty Pharmacy, Russellville Pharmacy, and Franklin Health Mart Pharmacy, also in Russellville. It is unclear the nature of the FBI action. However, an unnamed source told […]