New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 09/14/12 – 09/22/12

September 26, 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.


New Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births 09/15/12 – 09/20/12

September 26, 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 ones.


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 09/17/12 – 09/23/12

September 26, 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.


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Grants to be awarded for highway safety

September 26, 2012

MONTGOMERY- Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded grants totaling $1.3 million to fund extra patrols and continue other programs to minimize motor vehicle injuries and fatalities on Alabama roads. The state’s nine Highway Safety Offices will use the funds for overtime pay to local law enforcement officers in order to boost the number of patrols during […]


Missing teen located safe and sound

September 26, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield Police are reporting that a 19 year old woman who disappeared from her home Monday has been found in good condition. Laura Willingham reportedly left her home without her medications and a supply of oxygen which is a supplemental aid to her breathing. She was located last night near Decatur. You may read our […]


Bobby Denton to present concert at historic St. John’s Church

September 26, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Senator Bobby Denton, one of the area’s most esteemed citizens, also considered one of the area’s most talented individuals, will present a concert of old-time hymns, gospel songs, spirituals and secular songs of inspiration at historic St. John’s Episcopal Church in Tuscumbia, Alabama, at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 7. Denton, who retired as […]


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September 26, 2012

The Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama is an Alabama State Recognized Tribe since 1984.  They are holding their 15th annual Echota Cherokee Festival and PowWow on September 29 and 30.  The festival will be held at Oakville Indian Mounds Park just  south of Moulton,  Alabama.  There will be American Native American Artisans, Craftsmen, story telling and […]


W.C. HANDY MUSIC FESTIVAL one of North America’s 100 best events for 2013

September 26, 2012

Florence, AL…The American Bus Association (ABA) announced that the W.C. Handy Music Festival has been designated as one of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2013 by an experienced expert tourism industry selection committee. Inclusion in the Top 100 list, published as a supplement to the September/October issue of Destinations magazine, indicates that […]


Governor Bentley to Address Alabama Retired State Employees’ Association

September 25, 2012

HUNTSVILLE – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday will speak with members of the Alabama Retired State Employees’ Association during the association’s 32nd annual convention.   The ARSEA is a coalition of state retirees and has more than 20,500 members throughoutAlabama.  The ARSEA works to protect and strengthen the retirement resources of state and local retirees and their […]


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Alabama Department of Industrial Relations to Merge with Alabama Department of Labor on October 1

September 25, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Effective next Monday, October 1, 2012, the Alabama Department of Labor will merge with the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, creating one new department, which will assume the name of the Alabama Department of Labor. The merger is the result of legislation passed in the 2012 regular legislative session. The bill was sponsored […]


New Air Carrier arrives in Shoals this Monday

September 25, 2012

MUSCLE SHOALS — On the first Monday in October, a 34-passenger Saab aircraft will arrive at the Northwest Alabama Regional Airport to be greeted by a plume of water from two fire trucks, a traditional welcome salute for the maiden flight for a new carrier. The celebration marks the beginning of air service between Muscle […]


Things keep getting worse for Harvey Updyke

September 25, 2012

NEW ORLEANS – Harvey Updyke, accused by law enforcement of poisoning the trees at Auburn’s famed Toomer’s Corner, is in trouble with the law again.  According to media reports Updyke was arrested last week in Hammond, Louisiana of making a terrorist-like statement to a Home Depot manager. According to ESPN and the Times-Picayune, a police […]


Singing River Statue is unveiled in Sheffield – VIDEO

September 24, 2012

SHEFFIELD – As the audience gathered around the base of the old fountain on Bob Love Plaza, David Anderson, Bill Matthews and Mayor Ian Sanford wrested the black visqueen from an 18-foot tall statue of a 1950’s era rock ‘n roll guitar player. The statue, sculpted in shiny aluminum by artist Audwin McGee, is the […]


If Walls Could Talk – Muscle Shoals Eye Center Ribbon Cutting

September 24, 2012

Muscle Shoals, AL – If only walls could talk and tell about the many Boilermakers Union meetings that were conducted in this now re-purposed building. If only walls could talk and tell about the many union votes that were taken that affected the multitude of workers that walked through the doors. If only walls could talk and […]


New Today – Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 09/10/12 – 09/21/12

September 24, 2012

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.


‘A Few Good Men’ opens at Ritz Theatre

September 24, 2012

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. – Center Stage, the community-theater arm of the Tennessee Valley Art Association, presents the military-legal drama “A Few Good Men,” Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 27-29 and Thursday-Friday, Oct. 4-5, at the Ritz Theatre, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. First produced on Broadway in 1989,“A Few Good Men” is a military courtroom drama based on actual […]


Even the smaller fishing tournaments are great fun

September 23, 2012

SHEFFIELD – It was a great day on Pickwick Lake Saturday as Summer gave way to Fall. It was the day The Cedar City Bass Anglers, from Lebanon, Tennessee, held their annual Classic Tournament in The Shoals this weekend.   Eighteen members of the Club came to Colbert County to fish out of Riverfront Park with a […]


North Alabama State Fair 9/21/2012 – Photos

September 22, 2012

THE SHOALS – The Quad-Cities Daily was out in force Friday evening to photograph happenings at The North Alabama State Fair. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy to remember the day. These photos are free to reproduce for NON-COMMERCIAL USE only. […]


Singing River Sculpture to be unveiled Sunday afternoon

September 21, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Visitors to Downtown Sheffield will find it easy to spot the colossal addition to Bob Love Plaza. They will be able to instantly tell that it’s a statue – a big one. But no one will be able to see exactly what is under the drape of visqueen until Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock. […]


North Alabama State Fair 9/20/2012 – Photos

September 21, 2012

THE SHOALS – The Quad-Cities Daily was out in force Thursday evening to photograph happenings at The North Alabama State Fair. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy to remember the day. These photos are free to reproduce for NON-COMMERCIAL USE only.


Alabama’s August Unemployment Rate is 8.5%

September 21, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees announced today that Alabama’s preliminary August unemployment rate is 8.5%, up from July’s rate of 8.3%, but below last year’s rate of 9.1%. August’s rate represents 183,315 unemployed persons, compared to 179,189 last month and 198,444 in August 2011. “While the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 09/11/12 – 09/18/12 Part II

September 20, 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.  


The Walk to Tuscumbia – Back to Cold Water

September 20, 2012

SHEFFIELD-TUSCUMBIA – The tenth annual “Walk to Tuscumbia” from Tuscumbia Landing along the Tennessee River in Sheffield to Spring Park took place Saturday September 8, 2012.  Part of the Oka Kapassa Festival, the walk  commemorates the kindness of the Citizens of Tuscumbia to the Native Americans who were forced to relocate to Oklahoma in The Great […]


North Alabama State Fair 9/19/2012 – Photos

September 20, 2012

THE SHOALS – The Quad-Cities Daily was out in force Wednesday evening to photograph happenings at The North Alabama State Fair. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy to remember the day. These photos are free to reproduce for NON-COMMERCIAL USE only.