Second Northwest Alabama Job Fair

August 31, 2012

Florence, AL-Everyone likes a success story and we’ve got several! Hosted by Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama, Children’s Trust Fund of Alabama and the U.S. Dept of Health Human Services’ division of Administration of Children and Families as a service of its Northwest Alabama Responsible Parenting Program, the first Northwest Alabama Job Fair held at Regency […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale arrest Reports 08/21/12 – 08/28/12 Part II

August 31, 2012

New Booking Photos from 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.


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 08/21/12 – 08/28/12 Part I

August 30, 2012

New Booking Photos from 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.


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Sweet Basil Teams Up With PAWS

August 30, 2012

Sweet Basil is hosting a benefit for P.A.W.S.  There will be a dinner and silent auction, with local artist work for sale. This benefit will be held on Friday, August 31, 2012 at 6:30pm.  The Sweet Basil is located at 1627 Darby Drive, Florence, Alabama  The English Village Shopping Center . The cost per person […]


75th Anniversary of Coon Dog Cemetery – Labor Day

August 30, 2012

FREEDOM HILLS – On Monday, September 3, the Annual Coon Dog Labor Day Celebration will be held to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the world’s only Coon Dog Cemetery.  Located about 20 miles southwest of Tuscumbia, Alabama, near the town of Cherokee and theNatchez Trace Parkway, the world’s only Coon Dog Cemetery is the burial ground for about 300 bona find coon hounds.  This year, the hours for the event […]


New Today – Madison County arrest Reports 08/22/12 – 08/228/12

August 30, 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 service.


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Florence Schools unveils new Freshman Center

August 30, 2012

 FLORENCE – In an effort to consolidate high school students onto one large campus, Florence City Schools recently announced the construction of a new facility. The new Freshman Center will be built near the existing Florence High School on Bradshaw Drive. It will be a state-of-the-art facility, designed to give incoming freshmen the best introduction to […]


U.S.A. Work Ethic Alive and Well

August 29, 2012

The American work ethic has been a source of national pride for more than 200 years. In 2011, America’s workforce worked harder than ever, according to the American Time Use Survey (ATUS). Produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the ATUS Report measures the amount of time people spend doing various activities, such as […]


Election Results

August 28, 2012

Haddock wins Florence Mayor Shoemaker and Cole runoff Tuscumbia Mayor Betterton wins over Oliver – Florence Stanley beats Johnson – Sheffield Nix beats McCreary – Sheffield  


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Billy Reid Shindig – Photos Part III

August 28, 2012

FLORENCE – Billy Reid, Florence’s nationally known menswear designer  hosted his fourth annual Shindig event this year.  There was music galore with a concert held in the historic Shoals Theater that only took 18 minutes to sell out once tickets were offered for sale.  Add to that a book signing with John T. Edge, Director of […]


Rocks for Tots

August 28, 2012

Join UNA’s chapter of Phi Mu Alpha and our host ‘Somewhere Else’ (formerly Sidepockets Lounge) on August 29th for “Rock for Tots: A Toys for Tots Charity Event”. Opening band Bottletree and the Decoy’s will deliver an evening of top notch Shoals area music. The Event starts at 8:00 pm and a donation of $15 will be asked for […]


Governor Bentley Lifts Mandatory Evacuation Orders, Issues Voluntary Evacuation Orders for Baldwin and Mobile Counties

August 28, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday lifted mandatory evacuation orders covering portions of Baldwin and Mobile Counties and issued voluntary evacuation orders for areas vulnerable to Isaac’s expected impact.  The decision was based on updated forecast models and the National Hurricane Center lifting the hurricane warning that was in effect for the Alabama coast.  Under the amended orders issued Tuesday, the mandatory evacuation orders that […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 08/20/12 – 08/26/12

August 28, 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 – Sheffield Arrest Reports 08/17/12 – 08/22/12

August 28, 2012

New Booking Photos from Sheffield 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.


Billy Reid Shindig – Photos Part II

August 28, 2012

FLORENCE – Clothing designer and Florence resident, Billy Reid thought it would be a good idea to host a free music event last Saturday at Wilson Park. And so he did. Doc Daily’s band porovided to tunes, some food trucks from Nashville provided the eats, and a few hundred music and food lovers showed up […]


Auburn researchers to study links between urbanization and West Nile Virus

August 28, 2012

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Two professors in Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences have been awarded a $240,000 research grant from the U.S. Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Program to study the links between urbanization and West Nile Virus. Clinton-McClure Professor Graeme Lockaby, and Associate Professor Latif Kalin will conduct the project, “Impact of […]


Billy Reid Shindig – Photos Part I

August 28, 2012

FLORENCE – Clothing designer and Florence resident, Billy Reid thought it would be a good idea to host a free music event last Saturday at Wilson Park. And so he did. Doc Daily’s band porovided to tunes, some food trucks from Nashville provided the eats, and a few hundred music and food lovers showed up […]


Shoals Symphony at UNA 2012-13 season

August 28, 2012

FLORENCE – From Gershwin to Tchaikovsky to a world premiere, the 2012-2013 season of the Shoals Symphony at UNA promises to be spectacular, said Viljar Puu Weimann, the symphony’s music director and conductor. The upcoming performances also mark the symphony’s 30th anniversary season. “To open the season, Yakov Kasman, a silver medalist of the Van […]


Issac moves north to Gulf Coast – Bentley preparing emergency response

August 27, 2012

MOBILE – Alabama’s governor is warning against complacency as Isaac approaches the Gulf Coast. Gov. Robert Bentley held a news conference Monday in Mobile, where he said the sunny skies give a false sense of security. He said he ordered a mandatory evacuation of low-lying areas in Mobile and Baldwin counties and declared a state […]


Firestone expands its Shoals operations – 40 new jobs in the future

August 27, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – “When an existing company expands its operations, that says a lot about the quality of the community where it is located,” Greg Canfield, Alabama Commerce Committee Secretary said today. His remarks were given to Business and Government leaders who assembled to hear the news that another company was adding more square footage to […]


Killen Founders Day – Photos Part I

August 27, 2012

KILLEN – The Town of Killen, Alabama held it’s annualFounders Day this past weekend and the turnout was super! As usual, The Quad-Cities Daily was there recording the event in Photographs. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy to remember the day. […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 08/15/12 – 08/21/12 Part I

August 27, 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.


Killen Founders Day – Photos Part II

August 27, 2012

KILLEN – The Town of Killen, Alabama held it’s annualFounders Day this past weekend and the turnout was super! As usual, The Quad-Cities Daily was there recording the event in Photographs. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy to remember the day. […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 08/145/12 – 08/21/12 Part II

August 27, 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.