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TVA To Temporarily Close Road Over Wilson Dam on July 26

July 25, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – Traffic across Wilson Dam on State Highway 133 near Florence, Ala. will be closed for several hours on Thursday, July 26. The closure will be in effect that day from 8 a.m. CDT to approximately 2 p.m. CDT to allow workers to move equipment to the lock. In the event of inclement […]


Miami Ice – Tuscumbia Location Holds Ribbon Cutting

July 24, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new member to the organization, Miami Ice. Chamber Ambassadors, Mayor Billy Shoemaker, and a number of well-wishers were on hand to cut the ribbon on the new store. This is a prepared statement from Scott Whittle, of Miami Ice: “The Coolest Drink in Town” was founded […]


New Today – Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 07/14/12 -07/24/12

July 24, 2012

New Booking Photos from Tuscumbia PD. 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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New Today – Sheffield Arrest Reports 07/06/12 – 07/19/12

July 24, 2012

New Booking Photos from Sheffield PD. 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.


Extra “Sound of Music” performance

July 24, 2012

SummerStock at the Ritz has added an encore performance of “The Sound of Music,” 7:35 p.m., Saturday, July 28, at the Ritz Theatre, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. Tickets are $15.50 adults and $9 students in advance from the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 256.383.0533, orwww.ritztheatre.ticketleap.com  (online handling fee added) and $17.50 adults and $10 students at […]


ArtWorks People’s Choice winners announced

July 24, 2012

 TUSCUMBIA, Ala. … Photography, furniture and mixed media were the favorite pieces of opening-day visitors to ArtWorks 2012, the annual member-artists show at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia. Those who attended the recent opening reception voted for the pieces they liked the best. The four People’s Choice winners are […]


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New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 07/10/12 – 07/24/12

July 24, 2012

New Booking Information from Muscle Shoals P.D.. 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.


Handy Festival – Bridge and The Blues Photos

July 24, 2012

 THE SHOALS – Quad-Cities Daily contributor, Dave Reasons, shot some great photos Monday night at The Old Railroad Bridge in Sheffield. It was a great setting to watch the sun go down and listen to the music of Kent DuChaine,  and his 70-year-old steel National guitar, Led Bessie. [portfolio_slideshow size=medium]


Monday Night handy Festival Photos

July 24, 2012

THE SHOALS – Monday night was a hot and sweaty evening in this part of the Deep South. If you were walking down by the majestic Tennessee River, or along historic Mobile Street, if you closed your eyes you could imagine being in The Delta, or New Orleans. And with the sweet sound of music […]


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Integrative Health Center In The Works For UNA

July 23, 2012

The University of North Alabama this week is taking another major step toward the creation of a Center for Integrative Health, a first-of-its-kind academic center to train graduate-level health professionals in holistic approaches to some of the most chronic health issues in today’s society. The university is hosting Zhang Zhiting, who plans to underwrite the […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 07/16/12 – 07/22/12

July 23, 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.


Park Place was the place to be for cool Jazz

July 23, 2012

SHEFFIELD – It was hot outside on Bob Love Plaza in Downtown. Not deterred by the heat, the sweet sounds of jazz music wafted through the hallways of Park Place, home of premier living in The Shoals. Music was provided by The Happy Tymes Jazz Band, a handy Festival Regular. If you don’t know about […]


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Multi-media art reception a crowd pleaser in Tuscumbia

July 23, 2012

TUSCUMBIA –  The Tennessee Valley Art Association held a special reception Sunday at The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art.  Part of TVAA’s  “Art Works 2012” program, the multi-media survey of work by TVAA artist members illustrates the vast range of talent and innovation by northwest-Alabama artists. Oianist Cheryl Sparks, of Tuscumbia, performed a selection of […]


Tuscumbia man still wanted for questioning, hit-and-run victim still in hospital

July 23, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Police investigators are still looking for Thomas Joshua Henson, 22, of Tuscumbia to get his side of the story in a suspicious hit-and-run incident. The scene took place Saturday afternoon, July 21, at Nine Oaks Apartments. The area surrounding Nine Oaks near Little Rock Avenue and 6th Street, is known to police as a […]


TVA Honored For Support of Guard and Reserve Employees

July 22, 2012

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Valley Authority has been selected to receive the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The honor is the Department of Defense’s highest recognition to employers for exceptional support of U.S. Armed Forces Guard and Reserve employees. TVA is one of 15 recipients chosen from 3,236 nominated employers this […]


Handy Music Festival – Saturday Photos

July 22, 2012

THE SHOALS – More photos from The W.C. Handy Music Festival from Saturday evening. It was hot and sticky Saturday afternoon, punctuated by a few rain showers that didn’t cool the day down. All the rain did was raise the humidity to give Florence the feel of a sultry day in Memphis or New Orleans, something that Mr. Handy […]


Handy Fest Car Show

July 22, 2012

THE SHOALS – Saturday morning at Wilson Park  was the scene of the yearly Festival’s car show. Vintage cars, kit Cobra’s, and current model sleds were lines up around the perimeter. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to photograph the cars, trucks, and many of the folks in attendance. We hope that you find yourself […]


More Handy Fest Photos – Friday Night on Court Street

July 22, 2012

THE SHOALS – More photos from ON THE ROCKS and FLOBAMA from Friday night’s music. It was yet another night of great music throughout. The Ray Brothers performed at On The Rocks to a packed house. Up Court Street, the new powerhouse band from Muscle Shoals, Bottletree rocked the room at FloBama. We were also outside on the streets shooting pics… […]


Sheffield Police Looking for 22-year old hit-and-run driver

July 21, 2012

SHEFFIELD – Emergency personnel were called to 6th Street and Little Rock Avenue Saturday to attend to a man, who witnesses say was intentionally run over, and left in the road. The incident happened around 2:30pm at Nine Oaks Apartments. Witnesses told The Quad-Cities Daily that Thomas Joshua Henson, 22, of Tuscumbia and the unidentified […]


Handy Fest Photos! From Friday, July 20, 2012 – UPDATED

July 21, 2012

THE SHOALS – The 2012 W.C. Handy Festival got off to a great start Friday evening. The predicted thunderstorms held off, the heat cranked up as expected, and the music and parade were terrific! It was the first day of the 31st such event, and every day through the 29th of July, will only keep getting better. The […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale arrest Reports 07/10/12 – 07/16/12 Part II – Arrestees from Florence house party raid.

July 21, 2012

New Booking Photos from Florence P.D./ Lauderdale 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.  


Meth labs found at the Hillcrest Motel

July 20, 2012

A Waterloo mother and her son were arrested for manufacturing meth in the Hillcrest Motel in Sheffield. Tammy Rhodes, 50, and Donald Rhodes, 29, from Waterloo, were staying at the motel when they were arrested. Two labs were found on the property. These were the bottle type labs using the “shake and bake” method. Police […]


Handy Fest starts today

July 20, 2012

THE SHOALS – Today marks the kickoff of the 2012 W.C. Handy Music Festival, presented by The Music Preservation Society. Make your plans to attend as many venues as you can, starting with tonight’s lineup. Here are a few selected happenings. At 6 o’clock on Court Street in Florence is the Courtin’ The Blues Parade. After that […]


House Party Arrests – Booking Photos on Saturday

July 20, 2012

THE SHOALS – Last Friday, ABC Enforcement agents and Florence police made a raid on a house party where there was allegedly underage consumption of alcohol. 15 persons, including the 3 adults who police say threw the party were arrested. Tomorrow, Saturday, July 21, The Quad-Cities Daily will publish the booking photos of those who […]