Helen Keller Festival Parade 2015 – EVENT PHOTOS – Part I

June 27, 2015
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TUSCUMBIA – This year’s edition of the Helen Keller Festival got off to a great start with a big parade down Main Street. The parade is always a well attended event and this year, even with the super-hot weather, was no exception. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to capture the parade with our famous […]


Helen Keller Festival Parade 2015 – EVENT PHOTOS – Part II

June 27, 2015
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TUSCUMBIA – This year’s edition of the Helen Keller Festival got off to a great start with a big parade down Main Street. The parade is always a well attended event and this year, even with the super-hot weather, was no exception. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to capture the parade with our famous […]


Helen Keller Festival Parade 2015 – EVENT PHOTOS – Part III

June 27, 2015
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TUSCUMBIA – This year’s edition of the Helen Keller Festival got off to a great start with a big parade down Main Street. The parade is always a well attended event and this year, even with the super-hot weather, was no exception. The Quad-Cities Daily was on hand to capture the parade with our famous […]


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Can You Shoot Fireworks In The City Limits Of Florence?

June 27, 2015
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FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department has issued a statement regarding fireworks over the Fourth of July Holiday. Here is how they answered the question “Can you fire fireworks in the city of Florence”: “FPD is starting to get a lot of calls about fireworks, with several callers being upset that we are not making people stop […]


Summer Happenings In Athens

June 27, 2015
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ATHENS-Some upcoming events in Athens. This will take you on a tour of Athens and all the fun to be had from now and most of the summer. Athens Cruise In on The Square Every first Saturday April through October, 3-8 p.m. Free event. See vintage and custom made vehicles and enjoy visiting downtown restaurants […]


Is It Chewie Or Is It Bigfoot?

June 27, 2015
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During the filming of Return Of The Jedi which took place in the forest of the Pacific Northwest, crew members wearing brightly colored vests had to stand near the actor who portrayed Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) so he would not be shot by someone mistaking him for Bigfoot. While filming in  the redwood forests of Northern […]


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Eco-Friendly Mosquito Control

June 27, 2015
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Don’t let mosquitoes keep you from enjoying your garden and outdoor parties. Look for environmentally sound ways to manage these pests in your garden and landscape . Start by eliminating standing water in the yard.  Buckets, old tires and clogged gutters and downspouts that hold water make the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. Drain water […]


New! Muscle Shoals Arrest Reports 06/08/15 – 06/23/15

June 27, 2015
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MUSCLE SHOALS-New Booking Photos from Muscle Shoals Police (Click Here). 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.


Athens Police Arrest One Man On Charges Of Possession Of Stolen Auto

June 26, 2015
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ATHENS– Athens Police picked up a suspect from the Brentwood, Tennessee on charges of Possession of a Stolen Car. Here is how Police Chief Floyd Johnson describe the events leading up to the arrest of one man: “On June 8, 2015 the police department received a call about a stolen vehicle from the 100 block […]


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Alabama Human Rights Campaign – “Same-sex couples should have access to the institution of marriage immediately.”

June 26, 2015
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MONTGOMERY – HRC Alabama, an advocacy group for LGBT rights, issued a statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling today. The ruling which affirmed the right of same-sex couple to marry has been waited on for a number of months since the Alabama Same Sex Marriage law was earlier upheld. Action on that ruling by the Court […]


Aderholt Statement on SCOTUS Ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges

June 26, 2015
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WASHINGTON – Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today released the following statement in regard to the Supreme Court of the United States’ ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. “The Supreme Court’s decision regarding same-sex marriage today is greatly disappointing, and I share a heavy-heart with many of my fellow Americans.  I believe with this decision the court has […]


Bentley disappointed with U.S. Supreme Court – Releases statement

June 26, 2015
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MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday released a statement on the same- sex marriage ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.  The Governor’s statement is below. “I have always believed in the Biblical definition of marriage as being between one man and one woman. That definition has been deeply rooted in our society for thousands of […]


Child Killed In Car Crash On County Road 7

June 26, 2015
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY-A single-vehicle crash at 9:05 p.m. Thursday, June 25, claimed the life of a Lebanon, Tenn., child.  Addison Lynn Whitaker, 2, was killed when the 2003 Ford Mustang in which she was a passenger left the roadway in a curve, struck a ditch and overturned. The toddler, who was not restrained, was partially ejected […]


Athens Celebrates The Fourth Of July All Week From July 1 Through July 4

June 26, 2015
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ATHENS-City offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, for the Fourth of July holiday. Listed are some of the activities going on in Athens to help celebrate The Fourth Of July.


Brookdale Celebrates Grand Opening With A Ribbon Cutting

June 26, 2015
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MUSCLE SHOALS-Brookdale-Senior Living Solutions, located at 2904 South Wilson Dam Road in Muscle Shoals held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Thursday, June 25th.  There was an open house as well as refreshments.  The Shoals Chamber was on had to help with the celebration.  Mayor Bradford of Muscle Shoals was there to welcome Brookdale […]


Grant supports Launchpad program for Alabama entrepreneurs

June 26, 2015
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MONTGOMERY— A program that helps Alabama entrepreneurs turn business concepts into reality is getting a boost from a $650,000 grant awarded by Gov. Robert Bentley. The grant to the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Foundation is helping fund the Alabama Launchpad program. The program provides opportunities for individuals with a business idea to receive expert […]


Fat Pharaohs…Really

June 26, 2015
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No matter what the hieroglyphics say about ancient Egyptian pharaohs…for the most part they were fat. Despite their slim and sometimes striking depictions, they ate like kings.  High-Sugar diets included beer, wine, honey and lost of bread. Examinations of their mummies have shown that many pharaohs suffered from obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Remember ….sometimes […]


New! Sheffield Arrest Reports 05/26/15 – 06/17/15

June 26, 2015
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SHEFFIELD–New Booking Photos from Sheffield Police (Click Here). 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.