New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 11/19/13 – 11/24/13

November 27, 2013

MORGAN COUNTY-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.


Do You Know This Man?

November 26, 2013

FORD CITY — Authorities have released security camera images of the suspect involved in Monday’s robbery of the First Southern Bank in Colbert County. The suspect is described as a white man, 6-foot-1 to 6-foot-2 inches tall. He wore a light-colored or gray hooded sweatshirt and had a camouflage bandana covering his face from the […]


Weather Is A Bread and Milk Kind Of Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013

  THE SHOALS-The latest weather alerts from Florence/Lauderdale EMA.   We will keep you up-to-date on the changing weather for the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday.  For the latest weather radar check out our map on the front page! THE APPROACH OF A STORM SYSTEM FROM THE WEST WILL BRING A CHANCE OF RAIN…MIXED AT TIMES WITH […]


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OK… We tasted the Pizza. It is wonderful!

November 26, 2013

FLORENCE – Every new restaurant, just before opening to the public has a ‘Friends and Family” night. That’s where the operators can fine tune right before the door open officially. Monday night, the Pie Factory on Court Street had it’s ‘shake-down’ cruise. We are pleased to report that the pizza is excellent. Yep. Working for […]


Big Bob Gibson White Sauce makes the list

November 26, 2013

DECATUR-The Food Network Magazine found 50 great foods from our 50 states just in time for the holidays.  Included from the south would be  from Mississippi Bullshed “Specialty Sauce”, from Georgia Byrds Famous Cookies “Byrd Signature Cookie Jar”, from Tennessee Charles Vergos’ Rendezvous “Two Slabs of Ribs” , from Arkansas Petit Jean Meats “EZ Carve […]


Bentley awards grant to combat illegal drugs in Colbert County

November 26, 2013

MONTGOMERY— A specialized law enforcement unit in Colbert County will continue its efforts to fight drug-related crimes with help from a $63,172 grant awarded by Gov. Robert Bentley. Colbert County Drug Task Force agents identify, arrest and prosecute traffickers and sellers of illegal drugs. The investigations focus on methamphetamines, cocaine, marijuana and other illegal drugs […]


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Alabama’s Immigration Law Permanently Blocked In Justice Department Lawsuit

November 26, 2013

BIRMINGHAM—The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama entered its final judgment today in United States v. Alabama, resolving the Justice Department’s constitutional challenge to Alabama’s immigration law, H.B. 56, U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and Assistant Attorney General Stuart Delery of the Department’s Civil Division announced. The judgment permanently prohibits Alabama from […]


The Muscle Shoals Sound’s heart BEATS stronger than ever… FAME and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio breaking news

November 26, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – It’s been a long time coming… Too long a time for many in the family of Muscle Shoals music. Beats Electronics LLC (Beats), the leading audio brand co-founded by legendary artist and producer Dr. Dre and Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine, today announced a project in partnership with the Muscle Shoals Music […]


Shoals Native Terry Pace Assumes New Role as UNA Director of Communications and Marketing

November 26, 2013

FLORENCE — Terry Pace is turning his lifelong love for the University of North Alabama into the opening of a new chapter in his professional career. After serving seven months on an interim basis, the Shoals native and UNA alumnus was appointed the full-time permanent director of UNA’s Office of Communications and Marketing. Pace – […]


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UPDATE: Snow? Maybe? But Not For Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013

A wintry mix is possible tonight, with some light accumulation in grassy areas and elevated surfaces. Watch out for slick spots on bridges and overpasses later tonight.   THE SHOALS-Weather Update for The Shoals:   Rain and sleet mix is expected to turn to rain only tonight. Rain will continue through tomorrow evening turning over […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 11/18/13 – 11/24/13

November 26, 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.


Small Business Saturday…Support Your Hometown Businesses

November 25, 2013

THE SHOALS– The Shoals Chamber of Commerce, is encouraging our community to support Small Business Saturday on November 30, 2013. “The Shoals Chamber of Commerce has 1,010 business partners that employ approximately 30,000 people and of those 1,010 business partners 71% have less than 50 employees and 50% have 10 or less.  This is a […]


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LaGrange’s Christmas in the Country – The weather feels like the Holidays! – EVENT PHOTOS

November 25, 2013

LAGRANGE COLLEGE SITE – Sure, it was cold. But heck, it’s late November. The weather didn’t stop folks from traveling to the top of LaGrange Mountain to the old college site to celebrate the season. There were wagon rides with Santa Claus… a big bonfire… craft vendors… It was all there. And our intrepid photo-journalist Mary […]


Holiday Market – Lots of fun – EVENT PHOTOS

November 25, 2013

SHEFFIELD – The annual Holiday Market at Sheffield’s Park Place had a great turnout of vendors and buyers this past Saturday. It was an opportunity for folks to get an early start on their Holiday shopping and find some unique gifts. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to take some of our famous EVENT PHOTOS. […]


Pride of Dixie Band, Drum Line Earn Highest Honors at Prestigious National Competitions

November 25, 2013

FLORENCE-– The University of North Alabama’s nationally renowned Pride of Dixie Band program earned highest accolades and honors – including a championship trophy for its outstanding drum line – during performances last week at the Bands of America Grand National Championships and the Percussive Arts Society International Conference (PASIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana. “It was an […]


Watch Out For That Holiday Shopper

November 25, 2013

FLORENCE– A Public Service Announcement from The Florence Police Department: As the holiday season approaches we are beginning to see many more ‘near misses’ involving pedestrians and vehicles at crosswalks. Beginning today, the Florence Police Department Traffic Unit will be placing heavy patrols on crosswalks, especially in our downtown area. Alabama law states: Section 32-5A-211 Pedestrians’ right-of-way […]


New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 11/01/13 – 11/18/13

November 25, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS-New Booking Photos 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! Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 11/08/13 – 11/22/13

November 25, 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.


Athens State Offering Technical Instructional Design Option

November 25, 2013

ATHENS– Athens State University’s College of Education has reacted to employment trends by offering an Instruction Design Program within their Bachelor of Science Degree in Technical Education.   The program combines theory with hands-on experience to equip students for jobs in the instructional design and technology field.   To produce effective instructional designers, the curriculum at Athens […]


Alabama Native Country Music Singer… Wayne Mills Dead At 44

November 24, 2013

 NASHVILLE– Saturday evening the country music community mourned over the loss of one of its own. Alabama native,  Jerald Wayne Mills, passed away due to injuries received from being shot by Nashville club owner, Chris Michael Ferrell, on Saturday morning. it was reported that Mills lit a cigarette in the non-smoking area of the nightclub and a struggle […]


Sunday Matinees at The Library

November 24, 2013

FLORENCE– The Screen Room is a part of of The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library and changes each month with some of your favorite movies from way way back and some not so old. The Screening Room‘s schedule for December includes:   2 p.m. Sunday, December  1 –Brian Desmond Hurst’s A Christmas Carol (1951), starring Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 10/27/13 – 11/21/13

November 24, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE-New Booking Photos from Franklin 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.


Not your ordinary factory… Not by a longshot

November 24, 2013

FLORENCE – The other night, what looked like a couple of hundred of Natalie Channings closest friends showed up to celebrate the Grand Opening of her latest accomplishment; namely “The Factory”, new headquarters. “The Factory” is in the Florence Industrial Park. What is so special about the new space, is the combination of a facility […]


A Life Remembered J.F.K.

November 23, 2013

John F. Kennedy 1917–1963 A life in pictures: