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Shoals Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting – Car-Mart of Florence Ribbon Cutting

May 31, 2013

FLORENCE – Put another Shoals Business in the “Win Column”! Car-Mart held it’s Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Friday with Chamber Ambassadors on hand to give the new location in The Shoals its best wishes. Here is what Car-Mart has to say about itself: “Good ideas just keep growing… America’s CAR-MART was founded in 1981 when […]


Bill Newton appointed as acting Finance Director

May 31, 2013

  MONTGOMERY— Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced the appointment of Bill Newton as Acting Finance Director.   Bill Newton has served as the Assistant Finance Director and oversees the two state budgets, purchasing, accounting, payroll, financial reporting and debt management functions of state government.  He has a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Alabama and a Juris Doctorate […]


Alabama Angler Lands World Record for Landlocked Striped Bass

May 31, 2013

DORA-On May 13, 2013, James Bramlett of Dora, Ala., received a highly anticipated call from the International Game Fish Association (IGFA). The World Records Coordinator of the IGFA, Jack Vitek, informed Bramlett that his state record, a 69-pound, 9-ounce landlocked striped bass, now holds the world record for that species.   According to Jason Schratwieser, […]


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New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 05/24/13 – 05/28/13

May 31, 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.


Born to ride? Here’s one for you.

May 31, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – Interested in a warm Saturday scooter ride? Well the Local Plumbers and Pipefitters are holding their 11th annual Cerebral Palsy Charity Motorcycle Ride. Anybody interested can head over to Local 760 at 2807 Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals. Registration starts at 8:30.


The Children’s March of 1963: Fifty Years Later with historical novelist Rosalie T. Turner

May 31, 2013

FLORENCE-In May 1963, hundreds of children left their schools to march with Dr. Martin Luther King in Birmingham, AL. Some of the children walked from miles away, and many were hosed and arrested. Historical novelist Rosalie Turner decided to write about these children’s courage in her new novel March with Me. Join us at the library […]


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New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 05/21/13 – 05/29/13

May 31, 2013

MARSHALL COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marshall  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.


2ND Group of FOOD Team Program Participants Graduate – PHOTOS

May 30, 2013

FLORENCE – The Shoals Culinary Academy graduated 16 participants of the 2nd session of the FOOD Team program today.  In this program, students participated in a hands-on culinary experience designed to teach the fundamentals of food service to prepare them for careers in a culinary environment. The FOOD Team (Food Occupational Opportunity Development Through Enrichment […]


Benefit Concert to raise funds for Deshler High School Band

May 30, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-There will be a benefit concert to raise funds for the Deshler High School Band on Saturday, June 1, 2013.  Cost of Tickets will be $8.00 with 50% of the ticket sales going to the band. The concert will take place at Tuscumbia RV Park on Highway 72 west between the Colbert Tourism office and […]


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New! ECM Hospital Births 05/11/13 05/24/13

May 30, 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.


No known adverse impacts from injectable steroid product reported in Alabama

May 30, 2013

MONTGOMERY – A single Alabama health care provider was shipped potentially contaminated injectable steroid product from a compounding manufacturer, Main Street Family Pharmacy of Newbern, Tenn.  The Alabama Department of Public Health has informed the provider, who is notifying all individuals who have been administered the product to alert them to any signs and symptoms of […]


Brooks Applauds 2013 Service Academy Appointees

May 30, 2013

HUNTSVILLE – Last night, Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) hosted a reception at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library in honor of this year’s 11 North Alabama U.S. Service Academies appointees.          Congressman Brooks said, “These appointees represent some of the best and brightest young men in North Alabama. They have all demonstrated outstanding academic […]


A new antibiotic treatment for gonorrhea at UAB

May 30, 2013

BIRMINGHAM – Research conducted in partnership between UAB and the Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH) recently cured 22 of 22 patients of gonorrhea, a finding that could lead to the first new antibiotic treatment for the sexually transmitted disease in more than a decade – an important breakthrough to address the serious and growing problem […]


New! Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 05/16/13 – 05/25/13

May 30, 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.


Belk’s Birthday Party or “When You have your 125th Birthday, we’ll come and take pictures of you too!

May 29, 2013

FLORENCE – It happened at all 300 stores simultaneously… A birthday party of sorts… Belk, a Southern tradition, turned 120 years old today, and all the retail locations in 16 states had a birthday party. Belk has had a long tradition in The Shoals. They opened their first store in Sheffield as Belk-Hudson (as it […]


Annual Award Recognizes Alabama Achievements in Job Creation and Economic Impact

May 29, 2013

MONTGOMERY— Governor Robert Bentley announced Wednesday that job creation success during the past year has earned Alabama the nation’s top Gold Shovel Award from Area Development magazine.Alabama, Georgia, Texas, and Kansas were named the winners of the magazine’s 2013 Gold Shovel Awards, presented annually to states that have achieved significant success in job creation and economic impact. “It is rewarding that our work to make Alabama the best place to do business is […]


Space Warriors movie, filmed at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, premieres on Hallmark Channel May 31

May 29, 2013

HUNTSVILLE— Space Warriors, which highlights Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, premieres on the Hallmark Channel Friday, May 31. The movie was filmed entirely on location at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Space Warriors is the story of a young man who joins an elite team of young people attending Space Camp.  While at […]


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 05/21/13 – 05/27/13

May 29, 2013

DECATUR-New Booking Photos from Morgan 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.


African Heritage Festival returns June 1

May 29, 2013

TUSCUMBIA – The annual African Heritage Festival is always a great event. This year promises to be even better than the last one. Make your plans to be at the Willie Green Center in Tuscumbia on Saturday. Explore African art and fashion, culture, crafts and food! there will be music and dance all day and […]


42nd Annual Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run Set for June 1

May 28, 2013

TUSCUMBIA- The Annual Muscle Shoals Area Street Rod Run will return to Spring Park in downtown Tuscumbia on Saturday, June 1. Approximately 250 street rods (automobiles manufactured in 1972 or earlier) will be on display all day on Saturday, 8:00 am – 4:00 p.m. According to Cruisin’ Style magazine these rods will be “from all […]


17 Vehicle break-ins over the past 7 days

May 28, 2013

FLORENCE – Over the past seven days there have been 17 vehicle break-ins where theft of property occurred reported to the Florence Police Department. From the reports, the thieves are taking anything available in the vehicles; from I-pads to cellphones, from jewelry to cigarettes. The reports show  that thieves are being anything but picky about […]


Come Celebrate National Trails Day with TVA in your neighboorhood

May 28, 2013

KNOXVILLE  The Tennessee Valley Authority will be making improvements at six trail locations in Tennessee and Alabama on Saturday, June 1, to celebrate National Trails Day and is encouraging volunteers to participate. Among the projects is the 1.5-mile Buck Island Trail on Guntersville Reservoir in Alabama. Partially destroyed by a tornado in spring 2011, the […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 05/18/13 – 05/23/13

May 28, 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.


Honoring Our Heroes

May 27, 2013

THE SHOALS-Memorial Day is all about those who serve us and have served us in the defense of our great nation.   In Tuscumbia and Florence there were celebrations for those who have served.  There were flowers placed at the Monument honoring the Vietnam Veterans and the VFW Post in Sheffield.  The Quad-Cities Daily was […]