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Surveillance leads to arrest of major drug trafficker
FLORENCE — A Lauderdale County man, who authorities call a “major mover” in the illegal drugs business in the region, has been arrested.Calvin Dewayne Bolding, 41, Lauderdale 248, Florence, has been charged with first-degree possession of marijuana, trafficking ICE (crystal methamphetamine), and unl
Tuscumbia woman faces drug charges
Lawrence County Sheriff Greg Mitchell said Donia Elizabeth Willingham, 46, 335 Powerline Road, Tuscumbia, is charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
'Major mover' of ICE, pot arrested
“But until recently, we could never get enough information and evidence for a search warrant,” said Tim Glover, director of the drug task force.
At least 3 injured in Leoma buggy crash
Emergency crews are responding to a crash involving an Amish buggy in Leoma, Tenn. in Lawrence County.The crash happened Wednesday afternoon near Story and Lee on Highway 43.At least three people were injured in the crash. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.Stay with News4 for upda
Florence police having public roll calls
FLORENCE — In an effort to get out into the community more, and open up lines of communication with the public, members of the Florence Police Department have been holding roll calls in local restaurants.“Each shift starts with roll call and we felt it would be a good way to get the shifts started b
Second set of Deshler band room asbestos test results returned
“The tiles are not asbestos, the glue which was holding those tiles down was not made of asbestos, nor the sealant that’s on top of the tile. That was not asbestos,” Aikerson said.
Lawrence deputies charge woman with drug possession
LOOSIER — A Tuscumbia woman is facing a felony drug charge following a traffic stop in northwest Lawrence County, the sheriff’s office said today.Donia Elizabeth Willingham, 46, 335 Powerline Road, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and released from the Lawrence County Jail on $2
Multiple Injuries Reported In Buggy Crash In Lawrence County
LEOMA, Tenn. - Multiple injuries were reported in a crash involving an Amish buggy in Lawrence County.According to WLX Radio, the crash happened on Highway 43 South in Leoma.Multiple agencies responded to the scene, and officials asked drivers to avoid the area if possible.We will update this story
Judge gives 60 days to settle
"FloBama and the Stricklin Hotel are working together in good faith to resolve any differences, and both businesses respect each other and share the same goals of promoting live entertainment (in) downtown Florence. For the record, both FloBama and the Stricklin Hotel are united in promoting one ano
Hundreds of animals seized in North Courtland traffic stop
Butler said Kenneth Wayne Johnson, 28, 3117 Chateau Blvd., Atlanta, was stopped for speeding on Alabama 20 about 10:30 a.m. Butler said Solomon said he smelled marijuana in the vehicle and conducted a search that revealed the animals.
U.S. Postal Service officials remain quiet on issues behind Muscle Shoals’ office closure
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. -- Doors remain locked on Monday at the post office on Avalaon Avenue afterofficials reported health and safety concerns on August 8.WHNT's Carter Watkins reports August 13 from Muscle Shoals why a letter with "Closed Temporarily" in bold text still hangs.Watkins says officials
Deshler band room clears first asbestos test; director placed on leave
“Before we proceed with doing any kind of renovations or any type of work, we have to get those types of things tested,” said Aikerson.
Retail spaces adding to the Florence commercial climate
Melissa Bevis, director of the One Stop Shop/Business Development for the city of Florence, said a retail facility also is underway on Cox Creek Parkway next to MidSouth Rentals.
Governor offers reward in unsolved Lauderdale County murder
Connie Ridgeway, 58,was found stabbed to deathin her Rogersville apartment in October 2015. Sources in the case said there had been people of interest identified, but there was no hard evidence to tie someone to the crime.
'We're at the mercy of the dispatchers'
Buy NowLinda Cagle, a police communications officer III and an instructor, works with trainee Kristina Haraway at the Alabama State Troopers Post in Muscle Shoals. [JIM HANNON/TIMESDAILY]
Trip to Italy lives up to expectations
"It was such a good trip," said Jan Ingle, chairwoman of the Shoals Chamber of Commerce Board. "Some vacations do not live up to your expectations, but this one did."
Support of 2 projects is delusional
The other article deserving comment is from the TimesDaily sport page, where the writer nearly demands UNA build a new football stadium with luxury boxes, seating for 25,000, luxury locker rooms, etc. The costs would be a mere $72 million.
Athens New High School Won't Open on Time
The school district said an unusually wet year prevented the completion of the courtyard area of the new school. The district said that created a domino effect, preventing contractors from closing openings in other areas of the building in order to provide air conditioning. The lack of air conditi
All hits, no misses
Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital celebrated its 99th birthday last week, and it was a bittersweet event as it will be the last for the hospital, which will close once construction on the new hospital, the North Alabama Medical Center, on Veterans Drive is completed.
Free fishing Thursday at Deibert Park
Those wishing to participate should being their own fishing tackle, bait, chairs and snacks.