Handy Festival – Billy Reid Photos

July 27, 2012

THE SHOALS – Folks had a great time at Billy Reid’s on Court Street, and The Quad-Cities Daily’s newest addition, Dave Reasons, was there with his camera. We hope that you enjoy these photos. Who knows? You might find yourself in here. Below the slideshow, you will find the actual photos. If you find one […]


Handy Fest – Smokin’ hot night in Sheffield – Part III

July 27, 2012

THE SHOALS – Sheffield’s newly renovated Downtown was the scene of some great music Wednesday evening. The show started with a Shoals favorite band, The Hit Men, followed by Handy newcomers, The Josh Brannon Band from Myrtle Beach. Yes, it was hot and steamy. No doubt the music heated up the audience even more! The Quad-Cities […]


Handy Fest – Smokin’ hot night in Sheffield – Part II

July 27, 2012

THE SHOALS – Sheffield’s newly renovated Downtown was the scene of some great music Wednesday evening. The show started with a Shoals favorite band, The Hit Men, followed by Handy newcomers, The Josh Brannon Band from Myrtle Beach. Yes, it was hot and steamy. No doubt the music heated up the audience even more! The Quad-Cities […]


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Handy Fest – Smokin’ hot night in Sheffield – Part I

July 27, 2012

THE SHOALS – Sheffield’s newly renovated Downtown was the scene of some great music Wednesday evening. The show started with a Shoals favorite band, The Hit Men, followed by Handy newcomers, The Josh Brannon Band from Myrtle Beach. Yes, it was hot and steamy. No doubt the music heated up the audience even more! The […]


Tonight’s huge Handy Event – “The 4th Annual Massively Cool Air Conditioned Street Festival”

July 27, 2012

THE SHOALS – If that isn’t a mouthful, we at The Quad-Cities Daily don’t know what is. But mouthful or not, The Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa Conference Center is the COOL place to be this Friday. The event, sponsored by Bentley Automotive Group, Big River Broadcasting, and Florence/Lauderdale Tourism, starts at 6:00 pm and goes […]


Tuscumbia Landing and the Indian Removal

July 27, 2012

The Tennessee Valley Historical Society will have its Summer Quarterly Meeting on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sheffield Public Library Conference Room, located at 316 North Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield, AL. Robert Thrower, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, will talk about “Tuscumbia Landing and the Indian […]


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Handy Fest – Smokin’ hot night in Sheffield – Part IV

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – Sheffield’s newly renovated Downtown was the scene of some great music Wednesday evening. The show started with a Shoals favorite band, The Hit Men, followed by Handy newcomers, The Josh Brannon Band from Myrtle Beach. Yes, it was hot and steamy. No doubt the music heated up the audience even more! The Quad-Cities […]


UNA Gets Master of Professional Studies Program Approved by SACS

July 26, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama’s new Master of Professional Studies program was recently approved by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to begin this fall. The program was approved by the UNA board of trustees June, 13, 2011, and by the Alabama Commission on Higher […]


Shoals sales tax dollars at work – Money to Walgreens

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – It’s all contingent on them actually expanding the call center, but Walgreens might get $350 Thousand. That is what Susie Heird at The Shoals Industrial Development Committee told The Quad-Cities Daily today. Walgreens, which operates a 200-person-plus call center in Muscle Shoals, was promised today that if they decide to actually expand their workforce […]


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Handy Fest – Tuesday Photos Part III

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – Page three of our Tuesday Photos! The W.C. Handy Music Festival hit high gear about mid-week. There was a rich selection of music in Florence, Tuscumbia and Sheffield. And The Quad-Cities Daily was there. We hope that you enjoy these photos. Who knows? You might find yourself in here. Just remember, these photos are […]


Handy Fest – Tuesday Photos Part II

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – Part Two of our Tuesday Photos! The W.C. Handy Music Festival hit high gear about mid-week. There was a rich selection of music in Florence, Tuscumbia and Sheffield. And The Quad-Cities Daily was there. We hope that you enjoy these photos. Who knows? You might find yourself in here. Just remember, these photos are […]


Handy Fest – Tuesday Photos Part I

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – The W.C. Handy Music Festival hit high gear about mid-week. There was a rich selection of music in Florence, Tuscumbia and Sheffield. And The Quad-Cities Daily was there. We hope that you enjoy these photos. Who knows? You might find yourself in here. Just remember, these photos are provided free for your personal, […]


Handy Music Festival – On The Rocks Photos – Wommack and Fritts

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – More photos from The W.C. Handy Music Festival from Tuesday lunch at On The Rocks. It was hot outside on Court Street, but inside On The Rocks, the music was super cool! Travis Wommack and his band, featuring Roger Clark on drums, Donnie Gullett, bass guitar, and Jan Grant Gullett, guitar and vocals. These folks are […]


Blues and Rock being served up Hot at Conference Center tonight

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – The W.C. Handy Music Festival gets better every year it seems. This year is no exception. Street music, listening rooms, parks, office buildings and eating and drinking establishments have been filled so far this week with great music. And the best part of it all… things are just heating up.   . […]


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 07/16/12 – 07/23/12

July 25, 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 one here!


Tuscumbia church the scene of numerous agencies and bomb disposal teams

July 25, 2012

]TUSCUMBIA – What turned out to be a prank by some teenage boys had local law enforcement agencies scrambling to a church on Willingham Road. About 8:45 this morning, a groundskeeper at The Family Worship Center nearly ran over a small package near the front entrance. Scrawled on the package was, “Bomb number II”.   […]


TVA To Temporarily Close Road Over Wilson Dam on July 26

July 25, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – Traffic across Wilson Dam on State Highway 133 near Florence, Ala. will be closed for several hours on Thursday, July 26. The closure will be in effect that day from 8 a.m. CDT to approximately 2 p.m. CDT to allow workers to move equipment to the lock. In the event of inclement […]


Miami Ice – Tuscumbia Location Holds Ribbon Cutting

July 24, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new member to the organization, Miami Ice. Chamber Ambassadors, Mayor Billy Shoemaker, and a number of well-wishers were on hand to cut the ribbon on the new store. This is a prepared statement from Scott Whittle, of Miami Ice: “The Coolest Drink in Town” was founded […]


New Today – Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 07/14/12 -07/24/12

July 24, 2012

New Booking Photos from Tuscumbia PD. 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 07/06/12 – 07/19/12

July 24, 2012

New Booking Photos from Sheffield PD. 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.


Extra “Sound of Music” performance

July 24, 2012

SummerStock at the Ritz has added an encore performance of “The Sound of Music,” 7:35 p.m., Saturday, July 28, at the Ritz Theatre, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. Tickets are $15.50 adults and $9 students in advance from the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 256.383.0533, orwww.ritztheatre.ticketleap.com  (online handling fee added) and $17.50 adults and $10 students at […]


ArtWorks People’s Choice winners announced

July 24, 2012

 TUSCUMBIA, Ala. … Photography, furniture and mixed media were the favorite pieces of opening-day visitors to ArtWorks 2012, the annual member-artists show at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia. Those who attended the recent opening reception voted for the pieces they liked the best. The four People’s Choice winners are […]


New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 07/10/12 – 07/24/12

July 24, 2012

New Booking Information from Muscle Shoals P.D.. 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.


Handy Festival – Bridge and The Blues Photos

July 24, 2012

 THE SHOALS – Quad-Cities Daily contributor, Dave Reasons, shot some great photos Monday night at The Old Railroad Bridge in Sheffield. It was a great setting to watch the sun go down and listen to the music of Kent DuChaine,  and his 70-year-old steel National guitar, Led Bessie. [portfolio_slideshow size=medium]