Upcoming 9/11 Anniversary – “See Something, Say Something” Campaign

September 10, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Director Spencer Collier and the Alabama Department of Homeland Security reminds the citizens of Alabama that in relation to suspicious activity, if you “See Something, Say Something.” There have been no credible or specific intelligence to indicate terrorist organizations are plotting attacks within Alabama to coincide with the 11th anniversary of September 11th. However, […]


New Today – Tuscumbia Arrest Reports 09/01/12 – 09/09/12

September 10, 2012

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.


Killen Fields Paint Ball Park – Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

September 10, 2012

Florence – Splat Inc. recently held a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting ceremony at their Killen Fields Paint Ball Park, 4041 Florence Blvd, Florence, AL. The new business was welcomed into the community by the President of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce, Steve Holt, Fellow Chamber members and other invited guests.         Killen […]


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Singing River Sculptures on the way – Sheffield unveils the first in the series – SNEAK PHOTOS!

September 10, 2012

SHEFFIELD – The first of nine larger-than-life metal sculptures honoring the Shoals’ musical heritage will be unveiled at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Sept. 23, in Love Plaza in downtown Sheffield. The public is invited to the free event. Sheffield is the perfect site for the first Singing River sculpture, organizers said. The town was home […]


First Friday 9-7-2012 – Part II

September 10, 2012

Florence – Lots of Zombies out and about under the Friday Night lights.  We got to witness Florence’s first “Zombie Flash Mob”, what a riot.    


Dr. “Bill” Charles William Foster – Obituary

September 9, 2012

Dr. Bill Foster age 73 of Florence passed away Friday, September 7, 2012. Visitation will be Thursday September 13, 2012 at Christ Chapel from 5-7pm. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will follow at 7pm at Christ Chapel with Pastors Doc Shell and Jimmy Hayes officiating. Charles William Foster grew up in the mountains northeast […]


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New Today – Sheffield Arrest Report 09/01/12 – 09/05/12

September 8, 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.


Mayor-elect Mickey Haddock says “Thanks” – VIDEO PLUS First Friday Photos!

September 8, 2012

FLORENCE – MIckey Haddock and his faithful yellow-shirted army were again out in force on Court Street Friday evening. This time to tank everybody who voted him in as the new Mayor of The City of Florence. Here is what he had to say: [cvg-video videoId=’5′ width=’864′ height=’486′ /]


2012 Americana Music Festival in Nashville has a Shoals Flare

September 8, 2012

FLORENCE, AL-Florence/Lauderdale Tourism will be exhibiting at the Americana Music Festival  www.americanamusic.org  in Nashville, TN Wednesday, September 12 – Friday September 14.  Florence/Lauderdale Tourism’s participation is in partnership with the  movement and will promote Muscle Shoals music and communities within the Triangle like Tupelo, Mississippi, Leiper’s Fork, TN, and Clarksdale, MS. . A “Get Your […]


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ADECA announces funding for victims of tornado victims of 2011

September 7, 2012

MONTGOMERY, AL-Families whose homes were damaged or destroyed in the April 2011 tornadoes that struck north and central Alabama could be eligible for financial assistance under a program announced today by Jim Byard Jr., director of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. Owners of single-family homes in the affected 30 counties could receive […]


Oka Kapassa Weekend – VIDEO

September 7, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The Oka Kapassa Native American Festival returns to Spring Park this weekend. Representatives from numerous tribes have gathered for this annual event, one of the largest of its kind. The Quad-Cities Daily caught up with Colbert County Tourism’s Ninon Parker, and she told us all about it. [cvg-video videoId=’4′ width=’864′ height=’486′ /]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports – 08/28/12 – 09/04/12 Part I

September 7, 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.


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Google releases UNA street-view tour

September 7, 2012

FLORENCE – Take a few minutes to check out Google’s Street View of the UNA Campus. It was just released today. Two months ago, the Web giant sent its tricycle camera rig to Florence. they took some really interesting shots. You can find the Street View by clicking HERE.


THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION —AUGUST 2012

September 7, 2012

WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning released its August report. Unemployment is down by a paltry .1% to 8.1%. The Obama Administration was hoping for 130,000 jobs, however total non-farm payroll employment only posted 96,000. A disappointment by any measure. Employment increased in food services and drinking places, in professional and technical services, […]


New Today – ECM Hospital Births 08/28/12 – 09/03/12

September 7, 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


Oka Kapassa – Return to Coldwater

September 7, 2012

                                          “If the stories fall silent, who will teach the children?” Tuscumbia, AL- The 8th annual Oka Kapassa Festival – Return to Cold Water, will be held in Spring Park, Tuscumbia, Alabama, on Friday and Saturday, September […]


New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 08/24/12 – 09/05/12

September 7, 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.


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 08/28/12 – 09/05/12

September 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.


TVA To Close Bridge over Wilson Dam September 10-14

September 6, 2012

FLORENCE –  The Highway 133 bridge across Wilson Dam will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. CDT on Monday, Sept. 10 and remain closed until 2 p.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 14 or until work is completed later that day. The closure will allow for a crane and work areas to be set up on the […]


Moonshine still raided at Coondog Cemetery 75th anniversary celebration

September 6, 2012

The Coondog Cemetery celebrated its 75th anniversary on Labor Day September 3, 2012 with a rip-roaring celebration.  What better way to have a mountain celebration with over 2500 guests than to have some shine to go along with L. O. Bishop BBQ?  Moonshine, mountain dew, white lightning, red-eye, rotgut, alcohol, ardent spirits, booze, drink, firewater, grog, […]


Coon Dog Cemetery – 75th Anniversary – Photos Part I

September 5, 2012

FREEDOM HILLS – “Troop” would be proud. A few hundred folks from all over North Alabama came out to the world-famous Key Underwood’s Coon Dog Cemetery to celebrate the 75th anniversary, eat some barbecue, listen to music, and see some moonshiners get arrested. Naturally, The Quad-Cities Daily was there to photograph the festivities. These photos […]


Coon Dog Cemetery – 75th Anniversary – Photos Part II

September 5, 2012

FREEDOM HILLS – “Troop” would be proud. A few hundred folks from all over North Alabama came out to the world-famous Key Underwood’s Coon Dog Cemetery to celebrate the 75th anniversary, eat some barbecue, listen to music, and see some moonshiners get arrested. Naturally, The Quad-Cities Daily was there to photograph the festivities. These photos are […]


Coon Dog Cemetery – 75th Anniversary – Photos Part III

September 5, 2012

FREEDOM HILLS – “Troop” would be proud. A few hundred folks from all over North Alabama came out to the world-famous Key Underwood’s Coon Dog Cemetery to celebrate the 75th anniversary, eat some barbecue, listen to music, and see some moonshiners get arrested. Naturally, The Quad-Cities Daily was there to photograph the festivities. These photos are […]


Labor Day Parade & Celebration, Part I

September 5, 2012

TUSCUMBIA – The oldest Labor Day celebration of its kind was held once again in Downtown and in Historic Spring Park. A compact, but enthusiastic crowd showed up to see the floats, catch some candy, and hear speeches. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to record the day in pictures. These photos are suitable for […]