Grady L. Liles – The Man and The Legend

February 28, 2013

Bigger than life is how most folks that ever met Grady would describe him. He was a man who could truly say without a hint of bragging “Been there, done that, got a tee shirt to prove it.”


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 02/05/13 – 02/12/13 Part II

February 28, 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.


“I was all about the music and the pickers, and the styles they played” – Rick Hall

February 27, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – When the movie, “MUSCLE SHOALS” screens tonight in Florence, it will mark the first time a feature length film has celebrated a bunch of Southern Boy musicians and studio owners who changed the world’s idea of music. It happens tonight at the Marriott Conference in Florence, and if you hurry, you can still […]


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Notices & Obituaries

Liles passes away… UNA owes him much thanks.

February 27, 2013

FLORENCE – Champion of the University of North Alabama community, Grady Liles passed away Tuesday night. He was 81. As the word spread through the UNA Campus, outpourings of sympathy and praise started swarming over the internet. The Facebook page of North Alabama Football posted a photo of Liles and his wife, expressing the sentiment, “We’ll […]


New! Franklin County Arrest Reports 02/18/13 – 02/25/13

February 27, 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.


VIDEO – Brooks Calls for House to Remain in Session Until Sequestration is Solved

February 27, 2013

Washington, D.C. – This morning Congressman Mo Brooks (Al-05) submitted a letter to House leadership, and addressed the U.S. House of Representatives, formally requesting that the House remain in session until sequestration is solved. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xusu0P59wB0&feature=youtu.be] Congressman Brooks is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Vice-Chair of the Science […]


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New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 02/05/13- 02/12 /13 Part I

February 27, 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.


Governor Bentley Issues Statement on Sequestration Concerns

February 26, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Governor Robert Bentley on Monday issued the following statement regarding sequestration and its potential impact on people across Alabama and the nation: “Over the last few days, I, along with other governors, have met with President Obama and members of his Cabinet to discuss the impact sequestration will have if it’s allowed […]


“I get to stand on the shoulders of giants who have built an industry from nothing” – Rodney Hall.

February 26, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – When the Award Winning film, “Muscle Shoals” premiers Wednesday night in Florence, decades of commitment by a bunch ‘good-old-boys’ will finally be recognized. Rodney Hall, president of world-famous FAME Studios, spoke to The Quad-Cities Daily as part of a series of interviews on Muscle Shoals Music leading up to Wednesday night’s screening […]


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Helen Keller Hospital Births 02/17/13 – 02/23/13

February 26, 2013

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.


UNA Percussion Orchestra Teams with Muscle Shoals High School Percussion Ensemble for Spring Concert

February 26, 2013

FLORENCE– The University of North Alabama Percussion Orchestra will present its spring concert Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Muscle Shoals High School Auditorium. Admission is free. Directed by Dr. Iain Moyer, director of percussion and assistant director of bands at UNA, the concert will feature works by David Maslanka, David Gillingham and Pat Metheny. […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 02/12/13 – 02/19/13 Par II

February 26, 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.


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Ray – Saturday’s murder not random – Public need not worry.

February 25, 2013

SHEFFIELD – Chief Greg Ray, in a news conference this afternoon at the Sheffield Police Department, wanted to make it clear that Friday night’s ‘home-invasion’ murder of 27 year old Dorian Cliff Hamilton wasn’t random.  He made it clear that the event was the act of persons who wanted to score drugs in the house […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 02/12/13 – 02/19 13 Part I

February 25, 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.


“I think it’s important because it deals with the people” – Swamper David Hood shares some thoughts on “Muscle Shoals” the movie.

February 25, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS – In this, the second installment of interviews with Muscle Shoals music-makers, David Hood discusses the importance of the film “Muscle Shoals”. The amazing story of how a bunch of country-boys, both “White” and “Colored”, left their differences at the front door of the studios and went inside to record some of the […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 02/18/13 – 02/24/13

February 24, 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.                                 […]


New! Marshall County Arrest Reports 02/17/13 – 02/24/13

February 24, 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.


UNA Goes to Full Pads in Spring Practice

February 24, 2013

The UNA Lions have fired up their spring practice and started their on-the-field preparation for the 2013 season.  They’re coming off their off-season conditioning which was in anticipation of a championship run this year, but now, when the pads go on, comes the hard work.  Players are trying to crack the depth charts as the […]


KIX96 “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” a huge hit – PHOTOS

February 23, 2013

FLORENCE – Thursday’s edition of Big River Broadcasting’s “Muscle Shoals to Music Row” was different. It was almost like one of those adventurous, daring performances over at Sheffield’s community center in the 1950’s. Yeah… You know what we’re talking about. One of those Sam Phillips unorganized, last moment things when he would find some interesting talent […]


Alabamian named NWTF Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

February 23, 2013

MONTGOMERY-Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Conservation Enforcement Officer Darin Clifton has been named 2013 National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year by the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF). Clifton received the award during the organization’s national convention in Nashville on February 16. This is the second year in a row that a Conservation […]


New! Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 02/09/13 – 02/22/13

February 23, 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.


New! Morgan County Arrest Reports 02/15/13 – 02/21/13

February 23, 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.


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 02/17/13 – 02/18/13

February 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.


Riverkeeper to Billy Hensley’s progeny: “Your old city dump is polluting and you’re probably getting sued over it.”

February 22, 2013

FLORENCE – Nonprofit organization, Tennessee Riverkeeper of Decatur has announced its intention to file a federal lawsuit to abate pollution from the old Florence Landfill site. The notice of intent to sue, mailed by Riverkeeper to Hensley-Graves Holdings, LLC, (Hensley) is a statutory requirement 60 days prior to the filing of a lawsuit under both the federal Clean Water […]