How to reinvent something everybody thinks is finished: Coldwater Seed & Supply.

May 9, 2013

  EDITOR’S NOTE –  It was 1930 when Mr. Hoskins opened the doors for the first time on 6th. Street. Back in the day, owning a seed store in the Deep South was pretty much a sure-bet. This part of Colbert County held a slew of family farms. The farmers would amble to town in […]


FLW EverStart final stop…Wheeler Lake

May 9, 2013

FLORENCE-And they’re off on to Wheeler Lake for the fourth and final stop of the FLW EverStart Series Southeast Division.  Weigh-in today and tomorrow (May 9 & 10) at 2pm CST at Joe Wheeler State Park.  Weigh-in Saturday, May 11 at 3pm CST at WalMart in Florence, Alabama.


Experts offer food and exercise tips for a summer slim down

May 9, 2013

BIRMINGHAM-With spring in full bloom, many hope to lose pounds before summer’s heat descends. University of Alabama at Birmingham exercise and nutrition experts offer tips for those in search of a summer slim down.   Clinical Dietitian Lindsey Lee R.D., said nutrition is necessary to support weight loss efforts. “Incorporate good nutrition habits — eating fruits and […]


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New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 05/01/13 – 05/07/13

May 9, 2013

MUSCLE SHOALS-New Booking Photos 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.


New! Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 04/26/13 – 05/06/13

May 9, 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.


Bentley Signs Best Interests of the Child Act

May 8, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday held a ceremonial bill signing for Senate Bill 307, a measure that helps expedite the process for children to be adopted into permanent homes.   “This bill cuts down on the time it takes to move children out of foster care and into permanent, loving homes,” Governor Bentley said.  […]


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New! Helen Keller Hospital Births April 28, 2013 – 05/03/13

May 8, 2013

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


George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Issues Call for Entries

May 8, 2013

FLORENCE– The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival has issued its official call for entries for the 17th annual competition. The 2014 festival – which welcomes works by local, national and international filmmakers – will take place March 6-8 at the University of North Alabama. The festival was founded in 1998 by beloved actor, comedian and entertainer […]


New! ECM Hospital Births 04/29/13 – 05/04/13

May 8, 2013

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.


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New Job Listing in GOOD JOBS

May 8, 2013

Are you looking for a good job? Know anybody who is? Well, be sure and check out this NEW listing! GOVERNMENT – Meter Reader – Sheffield, AL BUSINESS – Loss Prevention Manager – Florence, AL


Handy Fest “An Evening with Keb Mo” tickets on sale

May 8, 2013

FLORENCE-“An Evening with Keb’ Mo’ ” concert tickets will be on sale as of 12:01 AM – Thursday, May 9th! The concert will be held Saturday, July 27th 7:30 p.m. at Norton Auditorium on the campus of the University of North Alabama. Tickets are $40/General Admission and $125/VIP Package. The VIP Package consists of 2 […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 04/23/13 – 04/30/13 Part III

May 8, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. 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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Celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

May 7, 2013

MONTGOMERY – Governor Bentley recently proclaimed May 5-11, 2013, as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week in Alabama, coinciding with both National CMHAW and National Mental Health Month, observed annually in May. The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health sponsors CMHAW each year to increase public awareness of the triumphs and challenges in children’s […]


UNA Takes ‘Giant Leap Forward’ With Groundbreaking for Science and Technology Building

May 7, 2013

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama broke ground today on a long-envisioned, $39.7 million Science and Technology Building designed to carry the university’s science-based academic programs into a competitive new arena. President William G. Cale – who called the project “another giant leap forward” for the university – and other UNA officials were joined […]


Derby Day at UNA – Lots of Hats!

May 7, 2013

UNA- Derby Day, hosted by UNA President William Kale, Jr.. is an inaugural fundraising event at the University of North Alabama. The soiree was held this past Saturday at the Guillot University Center.  The Kentucky Derby-themed event is used to raise money to benefit the UNA Foundation in support of the welfare and future development […]


Recall LaGrange a success despite the weather – PHOTOS

May 7, 2013

COLBERT COUNTY – The 150-year anniversary of the sacking of LaGrange College located near Leighton was a hit despite the cold rainy weather of the weekend. On Saturday participants, re-enactors and visitors lucked out when the weather broke for a few hours. It was actually a beautiful day on the mountain. The Quad-Cities Daily was there […]


Upcoming Events at The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library for May

May 7, 2013

  FLORENCE-Just a few events taking place at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library for the month of May.       The Office Series Finale Party Thursday, May 16, 7:00 pm Florence-Lauderdale Public Library Watch The Office series finale on our big screen with other fans at the library’a finale party. There will be paper, beets, and staplers in […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 04/23/13 – 04/30/13 Part II

May 7, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. 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 04/20/13 – 05/01/13

May 6, 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.


Olympic Track-and-Field Athlete and “Lost Boy of Sudan” Lopez Lomong to Present UNA Commencement Address

May 6, 2013

FLORENCE– South Sudanese-born Olympic track-and-field athlete Lopez Lomong – one of the so-called “Lost Boys of Sudan” – will be the guest speaker for the University of North Alabama’s spring commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Flowers Hall. Lomong arrived in the United States in 2001 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen six […]


TVA and Other Agencies to Conduct Nuclear Drill

May 6, 2013

 ATHENS  The Tennessee Valley Authority and other federal, state and local agencies will conduct a scheduled emergency preparedness drill for Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant on Wednesday. The drill will involve about 1,000 TVA and state of Alabama employees and emergency responders in Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison and Morgan counties. Residents of these counties may […]


New! Madison County Arrest Reports 04/25/13 – 05/01/13

May 6, 2013

MADISON COUNTY-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! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 04/23/13 – 04/30/13 Part I

May 6, 2013

FLORENCE-New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. 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.


Aderholt Hosts 4th Annual Congressional District Art Competition

May 5, 2013

NORTHPORT-Congressman Robert Aderholt today welcomed more than 175 entries from talented student artists to this year’s 4th Congressional District art competition at Northport City Hall in Northport, AL. “Every year our judges have a tough time deciding which pieces of artwork should recieve top honors and with over 175 entries this year was especially challenging for […]