Rollin’ Down The River ….

August 24, 2012

  I like to take pictures of sunrises, so I left for work a little early Thursday morning in case I found a nice one.  As I crossed O’Neal Bridge, there she was, this huge riverboat called the American Queen 436 passenger boat built in 1995.  Since I already had pictures of the Delta Queen […]


“Ready Alabama” Initiatives Promoting Disaster Preparedness

August 23, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday announced the launch of new Ready Alabama initiatives that will help people across the state prepare for natural disasters.   The new initiatives are designed to reach more people through a renewed focus on web content (ReadyAlabama.gov), social media interaction, strategic partnerships, statewide media, and the Governor’s Office.   […]


New Today – Franklin County Arrest Reports 08/13/12 – 08/19/12

August 22, 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.


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New Today – Helen Keller Hospital Births 08/12/12 – 08/17/12

August 22, 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.


Center Stage presents …. “The Importance of Being Earnest”

August 22, 2012

Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 23-25 and Thursday-Friday, Aug. 30-31 — Center Stage, the community-theater arm of the Tennessee Valley Art Association, presents Oscar Wilde’s social comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Ritz Theatre, 111 W. Third St., Sheffield. Performances are at 7:35 p.m. A pre-performance curtain talk will be at 6:45 p.m. nightly by C. William Foster, […]


Encore chair-caning workshop set

August 21, 2012

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. … Who knew that so many folks wanted to learn how to cane a chair? When a two-day workshop on this traditional skill filled up almost immediately, the Tennessee Valley Art Association and workshop-instructor Glenn Rikard, of Tuscumbia, decided to schedule another one to take care of everybody on the waiting list. Held […]


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National PC Donation and Recycling Drive

August 21, 2012

Owning a computer and gaining access to the Internet is not a luxury, but a necessity in today’s world. The digital divide is growing as Americans who are “offline” cannot fully participate in the digital economy and are left behind in important areas such as education and health care. Yet, nearly 60% of low-income households […]


Killen….Founder’s Day …Come Celebrate

August 21, 2012

The 54th anniversary of the town of Killen will begin this Friday, August 24, 2012 with a parade downtown at 6pm.  The opening ceremonies will be at 7:30pm following the parade in the Killen Amphitheatre with music to follow.   Saturday plan to be at Killen Park for arts and crafts, plenty of food, live […]


“The Daily Show Live” Indecision Tour 2012 coming to Birmingham

August 20, 2012

Birmingham AL-Ah, the election year, full of presidential candidates’ state fair speeches, scary political ads and family and friends divided by party lines. So who better to inform voters about the facts than “The Daily Show Live”? “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” already has ramped up the funny covering the Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan showdown […]


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Watermelon Festival – Great weather, super turnout – Lots of photos, Part I

August 20, 2012

RUSSELLVILLE – The weekend’s Watermelon Festival had a huge turnout. Lots of kids, lots of out-of-towners, lots of fun. and The Quad-Cities Daily was there recording the day (Saturday) in photographs. We hope that you see yourself in here.  below the small slideshow pics are the larger ones. These photos are sized for printing on […]


Watermelon Festival – Great weather, super turnout – Lots of photos, Part II

August 20, 2012

RUSSELLVILLE – The weekend’s Watermelon Festival had a huge turnout. Lots of kids, lots of out-of-towners, lots of fun. and The Quad-Cities Daily was there recording the day (Saturday) in photographs. We hope that you see yourself in here.  below the small slideshow pics are the larger ones. These photos are sized for printing on your […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 08/06/12 – 08/17/12

August 20, 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.


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Grace Church – Some final photos

August 17, 2012

SHEFFIELD – For the past couple of months, we have kept track of the dismantling of one of the oldest and most historic buildings in The Shoals – The former Grace Episcopal Church. Having fallen into harder times in recent decades, the old building, structurally unsound, is quickly being transformed from a former house of […]


Alabama’s July Unemployment Rate is 8.3%

August 17, 2012

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees announced today that Alabama’s preliminary July unemployment rate is 8.3%, up from June’s rate of 7.8%, but below last year’s rate of 9.2%. The rate represents 179,535 unemployed persons, compared to 168,602 last month and 202,311 in July 2011. “We see more partial claims in […]


Lawrence County jury rules against former Huntsville TV weatherman

August 17, 2012

Moulton AL-A jury on Thursday awarded the daughter of a woman, who was killed in an automobile accident, $300,000.00. In August of 2010, Gary Dobbs was involved in a fatal accident with Diane Garner Ricks of Town Creek at the intersection of Alabama 24 and Alabama 33 in Moulton.  A $575,000 negligence lawsuit was filed […]


New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 07/31/12 – 08/06/12

August 17, 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 – Sheffield Arrest Reports 08/10/12 – 08/15/12

August 17, 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.


New Today – Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 08/10/12 – 08/15/12

August 17, 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.


West Nile found in Alabama …no cases reported in The Shoals

August 17, 2012

If you work or play outdoors you need to be safe keep mosquito repellant on hand. The Alabama Department of Public Health is advising you to protect yourself against mosquito-borne illnesses this summer. There have been no known cases of West Nile reported in The Shoals to date.  Precaution is suggested until the threat of […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 08/07/12 – 08/14/12 Part II

August 17, 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.


George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Now Taking Submissions For 2013

August 16, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. – The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival is now accepting entries for 2013. Entries may be submitted through Withoutabox.com. The early deadline for submissions is Sept. 1. The regular deadline is set for Oct. 1. The late deadline is Nov. 1. The extended WithoutABox deadline is set for Dec. 1. The cost of entry […]


UNA Reported To Have Second Highest CPA Exam Pass Rate Among Alabama Institutions

August 16, 2012

FLORENCE, Ala. — In a recent report released by The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) revealing the scores for sections of the Certified Public Accountant exam taken in 2011, the University of North Alabama is shown to have the second highest pass rate of all institutions in Alabama, at 57.1%, surpassing the state […]


Say… “Cheese!” … how to photograph Hummingbirds

August 16, 2012

In order to make hummingbirds want to stay around your place, and raise a family so you can take photos of them, you need to provide them with a source of plants for food. Sugar water is only part of the diet.   The following list includes those native plants judged by Operation RubyThroat to […]


New Today – Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 08/07/12 – 08/14/12 Part I

August 16, 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.