New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/29/12 – 06/04/12 Part I

June 8, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. 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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public service. […]


U.S. Experiences Second-Warmest May, Hottest Spring on Record

June 8, 2012

The average temperature for the contiguous U.S. during May was 64.3°F,3.3°F above the long-term average, making it the second warmest May on record. The month’s high temperatures also contributed to the warmest spring, warmest year-to-date, and warmest 12-month period the nation has experienced since recordkeeping began in 1895. The spring season’s (March-May) nationally-averaged temperature was 57.1°F, 5.2°F above […]


Spring Park Car Show Photos – Part II

June 8, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The Muscle Shoals Area Street Rod Club held its annual Spring Park gathering last weekend, and here are the second wave of photos!. Check out all the photos, you might be in there! As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, or at a photo kiosk. Just click on the thumbnail […]


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Spring Park Car Show Photos

June 7, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The Muscle Shoals Area Street Rod Club held its annual Spring Park gathering last weekend. Check out all the photos, you might be in there! As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, or at a photo kiosk. Just click on the thumbnail to get to the actual photo, download or […]


Florence Family Law Attorney Honored

June 7, 2012

FLORENCE –  Robert F. Smith of Florence was honored as “Lawyer of the Year” this past weekend at the Alabama State Bar’s Family Law Section’s annual meeting in Sandestin, FL.  Mr. Smith has practiced divorce and family law in Florence for the past 28 years.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.  […]


Executive Order Merging AIDT with Alabama Department of Commerce

June 7, 2012

MONTGOMERY – As part of his strategic realignment to increase jobs and investment in the state, Governor Robert Bentley today signed an executive order merging the Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT) program with the Alabama Department of Commerce.   The benefit of the merger is increased efficiency in the state’s job creation efforts.  The merger will […]


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Helen Keller Festival Board Announces Plans For The 2012 Helen Keller Festival

June 7, 2012

Tuscumbia-On Wednesday, members of the Helen Keller Festival Board of Directors assembled in “The Clearing” at Ivy Green, Tuscumbia.  This home and the town are birthplace of the renowned blind and deaf humanitarian, whose life and works on behalf of the disabled, along with the festival which honors her, focus attention to Tuscumbia and the […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 05/29/12 – 06/04/12

June 6, 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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public […]


Ray Bradbury Dies

June 6, 2012

LOS ANGELES –  Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91. Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles, his agent Michael Congdon confirmed. His family said in a statement that he had […]


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Two Shoals Grads Among Appointees to Military Academies

June 6, 2012

Huntsville, AL – On Monday, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) recognized the 2012 Academy Appointees at a special reception held at the Huntsville-Madison Public Library in Huntsville. This year’s 11 appointees are from across the Fifth Congressional District, and have received appointments to West Point, the Naval Academy, the Air Force Academy, and the Merchant Marine Academy. […]


Wright In Alabama

June 6, 2012

Florence-To celebrate the 145th birthday of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Florence Department of Arts and Museums and Florence-Lauderdale Tourism are planning a weekend of Wright related activities beginning June 8, 2012. An American architectural treasure, the Rosenbaum House is the only structure designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the state of Alabama, and […]


Suspected Homicide – Forensics says ‘no’

June 5, 2012

SHEFFIELD – The autopsy of 44 year old Tina M. Vendetti’s body, which was discovered Monday morning, has been deemed inconclusive, as to the cause of her death, said Greg Ray, Sheffield Chief of Police. Vendetti’s death was discovered when a 911 call was sent from 207 Jackson Court, near Sheffield’s cemetery. She had been dead for […]


Ribbon Cutting at New Business in Helen Keller Medical Park

June 5, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – There were many smiles and lots of ballons and T-shirts given away when Family Pharmacy held its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The event, sponsored by The Shoals Chamber of Commerce, was held to welcome the business to the area. Family Pharmacy is originally from Littleville and has been in business there for years. This is […]


More Photos – African Heritage Festival

June 5, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Last Saturday’s African Heritage Festival had a great turnout, great entertainment, arts and crafts, and wonderful food! The Quad-Cities Daily took lots of photos, and presented here, are the SECOND set of images. Check out all the photos, you might be in there! As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, […]


Suspected Homicide in Sheffield- Man in Custody

June 4, 2012

SHEFFIELD -A 40 year old man is being held at Sheffield’s City Jail inonnection with a suspicious death. Police were called Monday morning to  207 Jackson Court after a 911 call about a non-responsive woman. The emergency call came about 9 0’clock by the woman’s boyfriend, who claimed at the time that she was passed out […]


African Heritage Festival Has Big Turnout

June 4, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Several hundred people were in attendance at The Willie Green Recreational Facility last Saturday. It was the 12th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival, featuring art s, crafts, and expertly prepared food. Children and adults both learned lessons in history and culture, which were designed to enrich and enlighten. Stage entertainment lasted well into […]


First Friday 6/1/2012 – Pictures!

June 2, 2012

FLORENCE – The weather was great, the entertainment was excellent, and the crowd was huge. What more can we say? First Friday on Historic Court Street was the place to be in The Shoals. Check out all the photos, you might be in there! As always, these photos are sized for printing at your home, or […]


A New Pediatric Center For The Shoals

June 2, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – Children’s health issues are being skillfully addressed at the latest addition to the Helen Keller Medical Park. Tennessee Valley Pediatrics recently held its official Ribbon Cutting and proudly showed off the beautiful new facility.                   This is what their prepared statement has to say: “Tennessee Valley […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 05/24/12 – 05/31/12

June 2, 2012

New Booking Photos from Madison 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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public […]


North Alabama African Heritage Festival

June 2, 2012

Tuscumbia, AL. The Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Willie Green Recreational Center, 609 S East St., Tuscumbia, Alabama from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. The event is free.   According to Wallace Ricks, the President of the Board for the Festival, “We are so […]


Hot Rods In Spring Park

June 2, 2012

Tuscumbia, AL.  The 41st Annual Muscle Shoals Area Street Rod Festival will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012, in Spring Park, Tuscumbia.  Approximately 250 street rods will be on display in scenic Spring Park all day on Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m.  There will be a swap meet and vendors will be on hand […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 05/22/12 – 05/28/12 Part II

June 2, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. 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 information in accordance with The Alabama Open Records Law, free of charge as a public service.


14 Alabama Trails get recognition – Shoal Creek Preserve Included

June 1, 2012

WASHINGTON – For the third year in a row, Alabama leads all other states in the number of trails selected for inclusion in the National Recreation Trail registry. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis announced that 14 Alabama trails received the designation. Forty additional trails located in […]


Decatur Man Indicted for Distaster Fraud

June 1, 2012

BIRMINGHAM-A federal grand jury today indicted a Decatur man for fraudulently claiming disaster benefits following the April 27, 2011 tornadoes that struck North Alabama, U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick J. Maley, and Department of Homeland Security-Office of the Inspector General Special Agent in Charge James E. Ward announced. An […]