New! Florence Arrest Reports 10/08/13 – 10/14/13

October 23, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence 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.


Here Ye! Here Ye! Come one…Come all!

October 23, 2013

FLORENCE-The 27th annual Alabama Renaissance Faire will take place once again this weekend at Fountain-on-the-Green (Wilson Park) in downtown Florence. The happenings will start Saturday, October 26 at 10:00 am until 6:00 pm and again on Sunday starting at 12:00 noon and will end the event at 6:00 pm and admission is free. Here is just a sampling […]


Controlled Burning along the Natchez Trace Parkway

October 23, 2013

TUPELO-Weather depending, the Natchez Trace Parkway has plans to conduct three prescribed fires (controlled burns) in Lee County between the dates of October 23 and October 25. The prescribed fires are located in the following areas:   Prescribed Fire Name Milepost Headquarters 266 Need Center 266 Lakeshire Woodlands 262.4 – 263.8 The Blackland Prairie section […]


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New! Marion County Arrest Reports 10/15/13 – 10/21-13

October 23, 2013

MARION COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Marion 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.


Salmonella Outbreak Caused By Bean Day

October 22, 2013

ATHENS-The Aging Foundation of Athens Limestone County released a statement today on the salmonella outbreak after its Bean Day benefit this month where  eight confirmed cases of salmonella poisoning occurred.   Here is the statement in its entirety.   From: the Board of Directors of the Aging Foundation of Athens-Limestone County The Aging Foundation of Athens […]


No new cases of Legionella pneumonia reported

October 22, 2013

FLORENCE-Dr. Karen Landers, Assistant State Health Officer for the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), said, “The general public in Florence, Ala., does not need to alter daily activities, including shopping, following a Legionella pneumonia outbreak. We have no new cases at this time and no new patients have been identified since Oct. 10.” ADPH continues to […]


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Russellville Police Looking For This Man

October 22, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE-Russellville Police are currently investigating a case involving Credit Card Fraud. Below is a person of interest we are currently attempting to identify. Anyone knowing this persons identity please contact Russellville Police Investigative Division. You may remain anonymous.


Mapco Robbery Suspect Photos…Do you Know This Man?

October 22, 2013

FLORENCE-Sunday, October 20 the Mapco at Helton Drive and Rickwood Road was robbed.   The Florence Police Department has released six(6) photos.  If you have information about this crime please contact Inv. Brad Holmes at 256-760-6595 or text your tip to key word “FPDTIP” plus your message and send to CRIMES (274637). Reward money is […]


Saturday Night at the ROXY – Gilbert Benefit – EVENT PHOTOS

October 22, 2013

RUSSELLVILLE – Saturday’s benefit for beloved musician Kerry Gilbert was a big success. Lot of music. Lots of Friends. Quad-Cities Daily photographer, Mary Carton was on hand to shoot some event photos. We present them here. Photos by Mary Carton.


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SNAP benefits to decrease in November

October 22, 2013

MONTGOMERY– Families and individuals enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will see a decrease in their benefits beginning in November. The decrease is a result of the expiration of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) that went into effect in April of 2009. SNAP Benefit amounts are determined by several factors such […]


The Princeton Tigertones are coming

October 22, 2013

FLORENCE- On Tuesday evening, October 29 at 7:30 pm The Princeton Tigertones a 14-person a capella singing group from Princeton University will be performing.  In the grand tradition of the Yale Whiffenpoofs, the Darmouth Aires, Harvard’s Opportunes or even the cast of Glee…the Princeton Tigertones will present a deligtful evening of new selections and old favorites.  If […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 10/11/13 – 10/16/13

October 22, 2013

SHEFFIELD-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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Legionella bacteria have been found from two cooling towers at Regency Square Mall and one cooling tower at Southwire

October 21, 2013

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) continues to investigate a Legionella pneumonia outbreak in Florence, Ala. At this time, all known cases have been associated with Glenwood Nursing Home facility. Positive environmental cultures for Legionella bacteria have been found from two cooling towers at Regency Square Mall and one cooling tower at Southwire. Testing […]


Women’s Expo Shoals – EVENT PHOTOS

October 21, 2013

FLORENCE – There was a great turnout for the Women’s Expo Shoals at the Marriott Conference Center on Saturday. Everything from a fashion show to marshall arts demonstrations. It was all there! The folks at KISS FM 102.7 put the whole thing together. They did a great job. And our friends at Creative Jewelers presented the […]


Rogersville’s Fall Festival – Music, Food, Fun… – EVENT PHOTOS

October 21, 2013

ROGERSVILLE – Saturday’s Fall Festival in Rogersville was lots of fun. Folks there surely know how to have a good time! The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to capture the festival in EVENT PHOTOS. We hope that you like them! Make yourself a copy of a photo if you find one that you like. Please remember that the […]


Shoals Dragon Boat Festival – EVENT PHOTOS

October 21, 2013

MCFARLAND PARK – Over the years there have been many different kinds of fundraisers to benefit UNA’s Kilby School. But there has never been an event such at this past weekend’s. Not at all. It was a boat race by competing teams who ponied up cash to participate in paddling a ‘Dragon Boat’ up and […]


Book Signings at Florence-Lauderdale Public Library

October 21, 2013

FLORENCE-There will be two book siginings at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Lirary one coming up October 24 at 6:00 pm and the other coming up November 7 at 11:30 am.       Book Talk/Signing: The Hidden Summer by Gin Phillips Thursday, October 24, 6:00 pm Meet award-winning author Gin Phillips as she discusses her new […]


“MUSCLE SHOALS” Autograph Party at Carmike – EVENT PHOTOS

October 21, 2013

FLORENCE – Friday night’s opening of the movie,  “Muscle Shoals” at Carmike began with an autograph-signing party. A large crowd of fans showed up for autographs and a chance to visit with some of the music community’s biggest stars. Rick Hall, David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, John Paul White, Donna Jean Godchaux and a bevy of […]


Camp Courage, a Helen Keller Experience, begins Thursday

October 21, 2013

TUSCUMBIA-In March 1887, a young teacher arrived at the railroad depot in Tuscumbia and rode a horse-drawn carriage to a nearby home where she would become a miracle worker. The teacher was Anne Sullivan. The home was Ivy Green, where a 6-year-old deaf and blind child, Helen Keller lived. The miracle was Sullivan teaching Helen […]


Take back expired, unwanted prescription drugs on October 26

October 21, 2013

MONTGOMERY-On Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local agencies and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to a location near you. To […]


Have you seen this man? Sheffield police release rendering of rapist

October 21, 2013

SHEFFIELD – Sheffield police released a composite drawing of the man who raped a 55 year old woman last week. According to Chief Greg Ray, the Department has gotten several leads. However, they have not produced an arrest. Here’s a LINK to our earlier story.


New! Madison county Arrest Reports 10/10/13 – 10/16/13

October 21, 2013

MADISON COUNTY-New Booking Photos from Madison 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.  


Early Morning Robbery….Police Investigating

October 20, 2013

FLORENCE-Breaking news from the Florence Police Department.  here is what they have to report: Breaking: Florence Police are investigating an early morning armed robbery at the Delta Express (Helton/Rickwood Rd). The suspect is described as a slim male wearing dark clothing with his hands and face covered. Police were called to the store at 6 […]


KTSB…Plant giveaway

October 20, 2013

FLORENCE-Keep The Shoals Beautiful will be giving away plants at the second annual Keep America Beautiful National Planting Day.  The give away will be Friday, October 25, 2013, from 12:00 noon and will continue while supplies last. Individuals can choose either a Japanese Maple or a Beautyberry shrub.  Partnering with Keep The Shoals Beautiful will […]