SEC Receives Grant To Train Youth In Culinary Arts

July 18, 2012

Montgomery-A $40,000 grant, announced by Gov. Robert Bentley, will help the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center keep cooking up recipes for success. Funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission will enable the Shoals Culinary Academy in Florence to provide culinary training for up to 24 at-risk students. The center has been instrumental in helping a number of talented […]


Lein Appointed Alabama State Parks Director

July 17, 2012

Gregory M. Lein has been appointed by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) as the new director of the State Parks Division. Lein is a native of Huntsville, Ala., and attended Auburn University for both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Most recently he served as assistant director of Alabama State Lands, also […]


New Today – Helen Keller Hospital babies

July 17, 2012

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 one here!


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TVA refutes Huntsville Times / WAFF fire timeline

July 17, 2012

BROWNS FERRY, ATHENS – A TVA spokesman is taking exception to a story by The Huntsville Times, also reported by WAFF-TV that says a fire at the nuclear plant was not made public for nearly 7 months. The daily newspaper reported the slow response last Friday, July 13, “HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — TVA’s Browns Ferry nuclear plant near […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 07/03/12 – 07/10/12 Part II

July 17, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence P.D./ Lauderdale 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.


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 07/03/12 – 07/10/12 Part I

July 16, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence P.D./ Lauderdale 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.


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Regional Care Unveils Medical Center – Woos Property Owners

July 16, 2012

FLORENCE – Executives of Regional Care Hospital Partners showed off their architectural rendering of their proposed 300-bed medical center last night. They gave the preview to the people whose property they hope to build it on. “We will offer you 200 percent of your appraised value for your homes and rental properties,” Russell Pigg, C.E.O. of […]


Governor Bentley Responds to Misleading Report on Romney Financial Documents

July 14, 2012

WILLIAMSBURG, VA – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley on Saturday responded to an Associated Press report that said the Governor called on Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney to release financial documents.  The report further said Governor Bentley suggested that by not releasing various documents, a person might have something to hide. Earlier Saturday, Governor Bentley was asked by a […]


New Today – Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 06/20/12 – 07/13/12

July 13, 2012

New Booking Photos from Tuscumbia 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.


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New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 07/06/12 – 07/11/12

July 13, 2012

New Booking Information from Muscle Shoals P.D. . Sorry, but MSPD does not provide us with photos. 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 State Troopers…We were better drivers this 4th of July

July 13, 2012

MONTGOMERY — During the 120-hour Fourth of July holiday safety period, which ran Wednesday, July 4, to Sunday, July 8, Alabama State Troopers investigated 386 traffic crashes, resulting in 161 injuries and nine deaths. Based on preliminary information, it is unknown at this time whether alcohol was a factor in these nine crashes. Five of […]


Keller Hospital Volunteers give boost to Scholar Dollar Foundation

July 13, 2012

 SHEFFIELD – Helen Keller Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary has given a $3,000 donation to the Shoals Scholar Dollar Foundation.  The donation was given as an effort to support the foundation, which strives to give all students in the Shoals area the opportunity to continue their education after high school. The check was presented to Dr. Randy Pettus, […]


“In Harmony With Nature” Initiative Encourages Litter-Free Outdoor Events

July 12, 2012

Florence, AL…Keeping outdoor events litter-free allows us to showcase two of the Shoals area’s most valuable assets – our rich musical heritage and the incomparable natural beauty that surrounds us. “In Harmony With Nature” (IHWN), an initiative that was launched two years ago and continues to gain momentum, is focused on encouraging environmental stewardship by supporting […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 07/02/12 – 07/08/12

July 11, 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.


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 06/26/12 – 07/03/12 Part II

July 10, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence P.D. / Lauderdale S.O.. 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.   [sam_ad id=”3″ name=”Johnnie Franks Fights” codes=”true”]


Florence Mayoral Candidates to Meet

July 10, 2012

THE SHOALS – On Tuesday night, July 10th, candidates for Florence Mayor will be present at a forum discussion. The forum is being held in Sheffield’s I.B.E.W. Hall, just off Jackson Highway. The event is being sponsored by the Employees of the City of Florence.


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 06/26/12 – 07/03/12 Part I

July 9, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence P.D. / Lauderdale County S.O.. 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.   [sam_ad id=”3″ name=”Johnnie Franks Fights” codes=”true”]


First Friday big turnout, great music, many photos! – Page 3

July 7, 2012

FLORENCE – Early Friday afternoon looked like rain might spoil the July Edition of First Friday in Downtown, but the storm stayed to the west. As a result, the temperatures moderated toward sunset, and a few thousand of The Shoals turned out for a great time. The musical highlight of the evening was a premier performance […]


First Friday big turnout, great music, many photos! – Page 2

July 7, 2012

FLORENCE – Early Friday afternoon looked like rain might spoil the July Edition of First Friday in Downtown, but the storm stayed to the west. As a result, the temperatures moderated toward sunset, and a few thousand of The Shoals turned out for a great time. The musical highlight of the evening was a premier performance […]


First Friday big turnout, great music, many photos!

July 7, 2012

FLORENCE – Early Friday afternoon looked like rain might spoil the July Edition of First Friday in Downtown, but the storm stayed to the west. As a result, the temperatures moderated toward sunset, and a few thousand of The Shoals turned out for a great time. The musical highlight of the evening was a premier […]


Spirit of Freedom Celebration – PHOTOS! – Page 8

July 7, 2012

This is the last page of photographs for the 2012 Spirit of Freedom Celebration in McFarland Park. We hope that you found your picture in The Quad-Cities Daily! We had a great time, and truly appreciate the herculean job performed by the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Florence Police, Lauderdale Sheriff’s Department, Florence Fire Rescue, and WVNA (and many […]


Spirit of Freedom Celebration – PHOTOS! – Page 7

July 7, 2012

We are publishing the several hundred photos as quickly as we can. If you don’t see yourself in this batch, keep checking back for subsequent pages! Click on the thumbnails for a high resolution image (suitable for printing). As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, or at a photo kiosk. Just […]


$72,836 to upgrade the video surveillance systems

July 6, 2012

MONTGOMERY—The Alabama Department of Homeland Security today announces that the Alabama State House has been awarded a grant in the amount of $72,836 to upgrade the video surveillance system in both the House and Senate committee rooms and hallways.   “The protection of critical infrastructure in Alabama is one of the key missions of the Alabama […]


Blind Boys of Alabama….Headline 2012 W.C. Handy Festival

July 6, 2012

Florence, AL-For more than 70 years, the Blind Boys of Alabama have shared their unique music with the world, their shows are roof-raising musical events that appeal to audiences of all cultures, as evidenced by an international itinerary that has taken them to virtually every continent. The Music Preservation Society is proud to announce the […]