New Today – ECM Hospital Births 10/28/12 – 11/03/12

November 8, 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.


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 10/30/12 – 11/06/12 Part I

November 8, 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.


Update – Emerald River Hotel Purchased

November 7, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Alkesh (“Al”) R. Patel, whose home is in Battleground, WA, now has an official affiliation with the Shoals area.  He is the new owner of the Emerald River Hotel in Sheffield. On a recent visit to the hotel and to the cities in which he will be doing business, Patel had nothing but glowing […]


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Notices & Obituaries

New Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births 10/28/12 – 11/02/12

November 7, 2012

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


New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 10/31/12 – 11/04/12

November 7, 2012

New Booking Information 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.


Local Election Results

November 7, 2012

Lauderdale County  Precincts %  Totals School Superintendent  39/40 Jennifer Gray (D)  17,548 Scott Jones (R)  14,306 Marty Mosley (I)  4,077 Probate Judge    39/40 James Hall (D  18,675 William Smith (R)  17,247 Commission Chairman    39/40 Dewey Mitchell (D)  18,578 Quinton Hanson (R)  17,247 Commission, District 1  39/40 Rhea Fulmer (D)  8,699 Roger Garner (R) […]


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Sheffield hotel property sold – again

November 6, 2012

SHEFFIELD – The Emerald River Hotel on Hatch Boulevard has been sold yet another time. A source at City Hall has informed The Quad-Cities Daily that the 200+ room facility has been purchased by DAS RED, L.L.C. The source indicates that the new owner, Alkesh R. Patel is Chairman of The Asian American Hotel Owners Association. The […]


Navistar won’t talk, Bentley won’t talk – This can’t be good

November 6, 2012

THE SHOALS – When it was announced in September, 2011 that Navistar International Corp. would take over the National Railcar Assembly Plant, Shoals business leaders breathed a huge sigh of relief. That warm feeling that everyone was feeling 14 months ago has apparently dissipated. Navistar is in trouble. In the ensuing months, the expansion of the […]


Special Agent Schwein in charge for Birmingham District of the FBI

November 6, 2012

Birmingham-Director Robert S. Mueller, III has named Richard D. Schwein, Jr. special agent in charge of the Birmingham Division. He will oversee all FBI investigative programs and personnel in the northern judicial district of Alabama. He most recently served as a member of the FBI Counterterrorism Division and the FBI Senior Executive Service, where he […]


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Sheffield City Council swears in 2 new members

November 6, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Ronnie Wicks and Steve Nix were sworn into office last night, along with the existing members of the City Council. Leaving office was Janet McCleary, District 3, who was defeated in the Municipal Election by Nix. Also leaving office after 12 years was Waylon Huguley, District 1,  who decided not to run for another […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 10/29/12 – 11/06/12

November 6, 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.


New Today – Marshall county arrest reports 10/29/12 – 11/05/12

November 6, 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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Mickey Haddock – Florence council Members sworn in

November 5, 2012

FLORENCE – As of 10:20 this morning, the City of Florence has a new Mayor. Joined by his family of the dais in the City Auditorium, Micky Haddock took the Oath of  Office. Once sworn in, Haddock, who served as Lauderdale County’s License Commissioner for 20 years, addressed the audience. He thanked retired Mayor Bobby […]


First Friday a Blast – Photos – Part 1

November 5, 2012

FLORENCE –  November’s First Friday event on Court Street saw the weather perfect, the crowds large and enthusiastic, good food, good music. As usual, The Quad-Cities Daily was there to capture the evening in photographs. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy […]


First Friday a Blast – Photos – Part 2

November 5, 2012

FLORENCE –  November’s First Friday event on Court Street saw the weather perfect, the crowds large and enthusiastic, good food, good music. As usual, The Quad-Cities Daily was there to capture the evening in photographs. These photos are suitable for printing on your photo printer or at a photo kiosk. So make yourself a copy […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 10/29/12 – 11/03/12

November 5, 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.


NARA – Hanger party as good as it gets

November 5, 2012

THE SHOALS – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport officials held a “Welcome To The Shoals” get together last Thursday. The event was in celebration of Silver Airways, the new airline that serves our Community with two daily flights to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. By the look of the 350-plus attendees, the Hangar Party was a smash […]


FOOD Team Graduates First Class

November 5, 2012

Muscle Shoals, Alabama – Recently Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) hosted a graduation ceremony at the NWSCC Hospitality House.  The ceremony was attended by family and friends of the first graduating class from the FOOD Team (Food Occupational Opportunity Development) Enrichment and Mentoring program.  The FOOD Team program is a highly acclaimed and successful 16-week […]


New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 10/19/12 – 10/30/12

November 5, 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.


An Alabama Harvest

November 5, 2012

The air around my part of the countryside has been dusty and noisy with the hum of combines and cotton pickers.  First it was the remnants of a dust storm blowing in from Colorado.   We haven’t had rain in weeks, so the soil is very dry which makes it very dusty in the fields while […]


William D. Johnson Named President & Chief Executive Officer of TVA

November 5, 2012

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The TVA Board of Directors announced today that William D. Johnson, former chairman, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Progress Energy, Inc., will become president & CEO of the $11 billion federal agency, effective January 1, 2013.  Johnson, 58, will succeed Tom Kilgore, 64, who has served as TVA’s first president […]


‘Art of War’ …. A Must for Veterans Day

November 5, 2012

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. … As part of an exhibit on posters from both World Wars, the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art will host a Veterans Day program on “The Art of War: Posters, Photographs and Postcards of World War I.” Marty Olliff, associate professor of history at Troy University, will give the program at 2 p.m. […]


How to get an extra hour of sleep…without really trying

November 2, 2012

Now that Halloween has come and gone and Thanksgiving is just around the corner, it’s time to change the clocks again and get one extra hour of sleep. Daylight saving time ends this Sunday morning, Nov. 4, at 2 a.m., or late Saturday night, and extra 60 minutes will be added to the clock. Some […]


UNA, Athens State Officials Sign Partnership Agreement for MBA Program in Athens

November 2, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – Officials from the University of North Alabama and Athens State University met on the Athens State campus this afternoon to sign a partnership agreement making the UNA Master of Business Administration program available in Athens. UNA graduate business classes will begin on the Athens State campus in January 2013. “This is an exciting […]