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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.

TIMES DAILY - 2018-08-13 20:00:00

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

TIMES DAILY - 2018-08-14 05:20:00

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.

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-13 22:51:47

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

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-14 02:29:09

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.

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-13 22:13:51

More claims materialize against bar manager

Last week, police arrested David W. Calvert, 33, Cedar Street, Rogersville, and charged him with attempted rape and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

TIMES DAILY - 2018-08-14 05:10:00

Decatur Police Department to increase patrols for drunk drivers

DECATUR, Ala - The Decatur Police Department will assign extra officers to spend time patrolling major thoroughfares for drunk drivers, from August 17 – September 3, 2018.

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 21:44:23

UNA to Offer Several New Degree Programs for Fall 2018

FLORENCE, Ala.– In the quest to provide students of all types with more educational options, the University of North Alabama is pleased to launch several new degrees in the fall.

SHOALSINSIDER.COM - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

'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]

TIMES DAILY - 2018-08-14 05:15:00

Decatur Police on patrol for drunk drivers

Beginning August 17th, Decatur Police will have extra officers patrolling major thoroughfares for drunk drivers.The initiative is made possible through the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" grant through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.According to the National Highway Traffic Safe

WAAY-TV - 2018-08-14 10:28:00

Decatur Police adding extra patrols for drunk drivers

DPD is using grant money from the National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationMore HeadlinesGet WZDX News & Weather wherever you goGovernor Ivey Announces Kelly Butler as Acting Director of FinanceDecatur Police adding extra patrols for drunk driversDECATUR, Ala. (WZDX) - The Decatur Police Depart

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 20:39:21

Human trafficking trial for former Florence attorney delayed

Edward “Chip” Dillard has been locked up since his arrest in May of 2016. This week his attorney requested more time to prepare, and the motion was granted,


Carrie Witt resigns as Decatur City Schools teacher

DECATUR, Ala. – A teacher accused of having sexual contact with two students is no longer employed by Decatur City Schools.School board president Karen Duke tells WHNT News 19 the board officially accepted Carrie Cabri Witt’s resignation during a special meeting called Monday morning.Witt has been

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-13 16:10:04

Post office offering extend hours in Muscle Shoals

MUSCLE SHOALS — Officials with the U.S. Postal Service said extended hours are in place for people using the retail van parked in front of the Muscle Shoals Post Office.Last week, the postal service temporarily suspended operations at the Muscle Shoals Post Office, located at 2350 Avalon Avenue, due

TIMES DAILY - 2018-08-13 13:06:00

Free fishing Thursday at Deibert Park

Those wishing to participate should being their own fishing tackle, bait, chairs and snacks.

TIMES DAILY - 2018-08-13 13:45:00

Progress being made on animal shelter in Florence

Block walls are near completion at the Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter, which means that a roof can soon be added, according toour news partners at the Times Daily.


Tuscumbia has Second Saturday event

A portion of Main Street was blocked for the event that featured crafts vendors, music and automobiles, as well as the popular Shoals bluegrass group the Cadillacs. They performed at the intersection of Sixth and Main streets.


Russellville man loses life in motorcycle crash

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. — A Russellville man is dead after a motorcycle crash according to state troopers. Officials say 47-year-old Albert Denzil Berryman crashed on AL Hwy. 33 near County Road 311.While riding about three miles north of Moulton, Berryman lost control while trying to take a curve and


Quad-Cities dispatch center operating again

SHEFFIELD — Communications dispatchers are now working the radios 24 hours a day, seven days a week, out of the Quad-Cities Troopers Post.Lt. J.R. Ward II of the Quad-Cities Troopers Post said dispatchers began full-time coverage Aug. 1.Communications for the area previously came from the Decatur po


Nevada firm moving HQ to Florence, partnering with Alabama firm on AI

Sean Collin, IPWatch Systems CEO, said the partnership would not be possible without strong local support.