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2 indicted for robbery with toy gun
FLORENCE — Two men accused of robbing a Florence convenience story with a toy gun have been indicted. Courthouse officials said Bradley Dewayne Carter, 28, 222 W. Rasch Road, Florence, and Daryl Calvin Reeves, 35, 14611 Alabama 157, Florence, have been indicted for first-degree robbery.
Bids for industrial access work being accepted
FLORENCE — Bids for work to improve the access to the Rogersville Industrial Park are scheduled to be opened in January. Lauderdale County officials said the county is now soliciting bids for the project.
Investigator named 'Officer of the Year'
MUSCLE SHOALS — Police Detective Dustin Terry has been recognized with his outstanding effort as the department’s "Officer of the Year." “This is an award that is voted on by the officers,” said Chief Clint Reck, who added all nominations came from the officers.
Avery Johnson updates Dazon Ingram’s injury, previews Alabama's game vs. Liberty
Junior guard still working his way back from back injury suffered against Arizona. The University of Alabama men's basketball team will face Liberty in the third annual Rocket City Classic, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Tuesday at 7 p.m. (SEC Network).
Police trying to identify theft suspect
FLORENCE — Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to identify a woman who took items from a local business earlier this week. Reports indicate the woman took several items from Lowe's on Cox Creek Parkway. She loaded the items into a shopping cart, walked out of the store and loaded them
New School Named Transfer Option For Alabama QB Jalen Hurts
This weekend was a big one for Jalen Hurts, as the Alabama quarterback graduated from school. He got a raucous ovation as he walked across the stage. Hurts, Alabama’s starting quarterback in 2016 and ’17, became the backup this past season. Tua Tagovailoa took over the starting gig in the national t
Harrison been volunteering for nearly 34 years
FLORENCE — Every Thursday morning Billie Harrison has one goal — to make people in the critical care waiting room of North Alabama Medical Center as comfortable as possible.
Leighton man indicted for sexual abuse
TUSCUMBIA — A Colbert County man remains in jail after being arrested on charges of sexual abuse. Authorities said William ONeal Campbell, 47, Fuller Store Road, Leighton, was arrested on grand jury indictments for first-degree sexual abuse of a child under 12.
Alabama elementary school bus driver buys McDonald’s breakfast for students when ice delays school opening
One generous Alabama school bus driver has gone viral for purchasing 50 McDonald’s breakfast biscuits for his elementary school students when icy roads delayed the school’s opening, so that the youngsters would not go hungry in class.
80-year-old student receives long-awaited bachelor’s degree
FLORENCE, Ala. – Graduation is a time for celebration and reflection. A time to look back on all the things you’ve overcome throughout your journey. The University of North Alabama hosted one of its mid-year commencement ceremonies Saturday morning. As the graduates filed in, one graduate stood out.
Florence police respond to multiple bomb threats
FLORENCE, Ala. – Over the last two days, hundreds of bomb threats have been reported across the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The threats were received via email demanding a ransom or the unthinkable would happen. Florence police have responded to two separate threats in 24 hours
Alabama’s iconic civil rights town now the fastest shrinking city in the state
On a Friday afternoon in winter, the riverfront in downtown Selma feels like a ghost town trapped in time. An elegant historic hotel reminiscent of the French Quarter sits vacant, with a view of the Alabama River below.
Suspect caught Christmas shopping without paying
FLORENCE, Ala. – ‘Tis the season for shoplifting. Some folks are running around doing a little Christmas shopping, without stopping in the checkout line. Take another look at the shoplifting suspect, and help police put her on the naughty list this year.
Channie Winston Edwards – Death Notice
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Safeplace gets grant for shelter location in Marion County
MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $490,168 grant to Safeplace Inc., for an additional shelter for victims of domestic violence and their families. The organization, based in Florence, will use the grant for building maintenance and repairs and for furnishing a new shelter in Marion County. The
New Year's Eve events in Alabama: Ways to ring in 2019 in style
Are you ready to clink glasses, throw confetti and celebrate the arrival of 2019? There's plenty to do in Alabama on Dec. 31, from concerts and parties to street festivals and fireworks displays. Here are 23 events planned throughout the state, all intended to help you bid farewell to 2018 and welco
Police Chase Ends in Crash; Alabama Man Facing Multiple Charges
A Thursday afternoon car chase led to the arrest of an Alabama man on multiple charges. Andrew Alston, 56, of a Huntsville address, has been charged with DUI, Reckless Endangerment, Vandalism, Open Container, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Evading Arrest, Possessio
Lauderdale County students receive a lesson in giving
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – As schools begin to wrap-up their first semesters of instruction, normally things slow down a bit. But for one school in Lauderdale County, hundreds of students are getting a life lesson in what the holiday season truly means.
Lauderdale County Health Ratings published December 13
Legends Steakhouse, 201 N. Seminary St., Florence, 85. Bright Beginnings Child Development, 1031 Pine St., Killen, 90. Waffle House No. 1283, 2501 Florence Blvd., Florence, 90. Little People's Nursery School, 509 Alabama St., Killen, 92.
Drugs land two women in Tishomingo County jail
IUKA - Separate calls in Belmont and near Iuka Thursday lead to the arrest of two women on felony drug charges. A constable and Belmont police responded to a suspicious vehicle call and stopped the driver, whose license was suspended. She was arrested and carried to the Tishomingo County Jail, where