Chief’s Civil Service hearing postponed due to illness

December 12, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Citing illness as the reason, suspended Police Chief, Greg Ray’s lawyer has requested a postponement of his Civil Service hearing until early next year. The postponement was granted, according to Ray’s lawyer, Tony Hughes because Ray has been too sick to to assist in preparing his case. The new date has not been set. […]


Feds create ad campaign to help those behind in mortgages

December 12, 2012

WASHINGTON – To increase awareness of the Making Home Affordable® Program’s free resources and assistance for struggling homeowners, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Ad Council today unveiled the third and final phase of their Foreclosure Prevention Assistance Public Service Advertising (PSA) Campaign. To […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 12/4/12 – 12/11/12

December 11, 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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Notices & Obituaries

Tuscumbia’s “Dickens Christmas, Y’all” – PHOTOS

December 11, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – This past weekend, Downtown Tuscumbia was transformed into a Victorian era holiday party. The Quad-Cities Daily was there to capture the event, including shots from Friday night’s Christmas Feast at the beautiful new railroad roundhouse. We hope that you enjoy them!                 You may read our previous […]


Medicaid expansion could mean $1 billion gain for Alabama

December 11, 2012

Birmingham-If Alabama opts into the expansion of Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the federal government’s plan to increase the number of Americans covered by health insurance, the state could gain nearly $1 billion in new tax revenue, according to health care economists David Becker, Ph.D., and Michael Morrisey, Ph.D., at […]


New Today – Marshall County Arrest Reports 12/03/12 – 12/12/12

December 10, 2012

New Booking Photos from Marshall 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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December First Friday – PHOTOS

December 10, 2012

FLORENCE – The weather was superb for last Week’s First Friday on Court Street. The unseasonable warm evening contributed to the large enthusiastic crowd. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to take photos of the occasion and we present them here. We hope that you find yourself here! These photos are suitable for downloading and […]


Russellville Christmas Parade – PHOTOS!

December 10, 2012

RUSSELLVILLE – There was a great turnout at Main Street last Thursday evening for the Annual Christmas Parade. The Quad-Cities Daily was there taking photos, and we present them here. Feel free to download and print your photo. Just remember the use of the pic is limited to NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY.           […]


Florence Anti-Aging Clinic and Spa has Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

December 9, 2012

Florence, Alabama – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce recently held a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting and Open House at The Anti-Aging Clinic and Spa, located at 3103 Florence Blvd.  Dr. Joyce Peters, Clinic Director, welcomed everyone to the ceremony and conducted a tour of the facility. Dr. Peters is a Shoal’s native and a former […]


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New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 11/27/12 – 12/04/12 Part II

December 9, 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.


A very important “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” this month.

December 8, 2012

FLORENCE – Big River Broadcasting’s signature music show, “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” (MS2MR) holds a special performance this Holiday Season. The evening celebrates Country singer/songwriter Jimmy Wayne’s, “Project Meet Me Halfway”. Wayne walked halfway across America in 2010 to raise awareness about kids in foster care who “age out” of the system the day […]


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Report 11/30/12 – 12/05/12

December 8, 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.


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Regulation Prohibits Deer Release

December 7, 2012

Montgomery-In response to concerns regarding the intentional release of captive-raised deer into the wild in Alabama, Conservation Commissioner N. Gunter Guy Jr. signed an emergency regulation prohibiting the practice effective December 7, 2012. Earlier this year, a group in central Alabama sought to enhance local deer population genetics Conservation Commissioner N. Gunter Guy Jrthrough the […]


NWSCC to offer FREE Basic Computer Skills class

December 7, 2012

Muscle Shoals, Ala. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will begin offering a free basic computer skills class through Adult Education on the Shoals campus, building 112, room 108, beginning Tuesday, January 8, 2013, according to Adult Education Director, Donnie Sweeney.   The class will be offered to adults of 18 years of age or over […]


Whooping Cranes back at Wheeler

December 7, 2012

  DECATUR – They’re back. Reports from Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge confirm that 4 Whooping Cranes are now at their wintering grounds inside the boundaries. The whoopers, among the rarest species of bird in the world, are enjoying their sojourn among 9-thousand of their first-cousins, Sandhill Cranes. Refuge manager, Dwight Cooley told The Quad-Cities Daily […]


TVAA – “Trees of Christmas” reception – PHOTOS

December 7, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The Tennessee Valley Art Association recently held a reception to introduce its annual holiday program, The Trees of Christmas. The beautifully decorated museum hall was the venue for the reception. Cathy Wood, Marketing Director for TVAA, had this to say about the exhibit: “The holiday season is captured through a unique and meaningful exhibition […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 11/27/12 – 12/04/12 Part I

December 7, 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.


ADECA forms community action advisory group

December 6, 2012

MONTGOMERY— Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs Director Jim Byard Jr. announced today the creation of an advisory group to strengthen the partnership between ADECA and the state’s regional community action agencies. The announcement comes at the conclusion of Byard’s tour of all 21 community action agencies across the state. Byard scheduled the visits […]


Chamber “After Hours” at Billy Reid – PHOTOS

December 6, 2012

FLORENCE – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce recently held an “After Hours” get-together at Billy Reid on Court Street. Affording business owners and managers a casual venue to get together, share ideas and in general, get to know one another better, these “After Hours” events are only one of the many services offered by the […]


New Today – ECM Births 11/25/12 – 12/03/12

December 6, 2012

THE SHOALS – The latest cohort of babies born at ECM Hospital is published in The Quad-Cities Daily. We hope you find your family and friends’ loved little ones.


Belle Mont – Plantation Christmas – PHOTOS

December 6, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The Christmas Season officially opened last Saturday at Bell Mont Mansion in Colbert County. A tradition in The Shoals, Saturday’s open house was a festive event featuring period clothing and decorations. A large number of area residents came to engage with a taste of history. Last month, The Quad-Cities Daily published an article by […]


Shoals Symphony at UNA premieres local composition

December 6, 2012

FLORENCE- Internationally known composer Roger Briggs returns to his hometown of Florence as the Shoals Symphony at UNA performs the world premiere of his Symphony No. 2, “The Shoals.” The symphony commissioned Briggs to compose a work in honor of its 30th season. The premiere will be during the symphony’s annual holiday concert, “Celebration Concert,” 2 […]


Exercise for the New Year… fitness and exercise advice for the middle-aged

December 5, 2012

Birmingham-New Year’s resolutions that crowd gyms every January suggest people may know the benefits of regular exercise to physical and mental health. Exercise can boost focus and energy as well as improve appearance and even sex life, but sports injuries seen by University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) doctors suggest many – particularly men 40 years and […]


Harlan Hill Player of The Year finalists announced

December 5, 2012

FLORENCE – The voting has concluded for the NCAA Division II College Football Player of the Year Award, and while the results of that voting won’t be announced until December 14, three players have received invitations to attend the 27th Annual Harlon Hill Trophy Presentation Banquet for the naming of the top player in Division […]