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Florence man charged with burglaries

FLORENCE - A Florence man is in jail in connection with burglaries of two Lauderdale residences authorities said. Reports indicate Troy Gibbs, 26, 502 N. Broadway St., Florence, is charged with second-degree theft of property, third-degree theft of property and two counts of third-degree burglary. L

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-26 19:53:00

Hooked on Fiber & Folk - Courier Journal: This Week

TUSCUMBIA - "Fiber & Folk: American Hooked Rug Traditions" opens from 1-3pm on October 1 at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art at 511 N. Water St. in Tuscumbia. The exhibition is a collection of locally crafted and antique hooked works which will be on display through Friday, November 17. Museum hou

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

The Guild Expressions - Courier Journal: News

FLORENCE - Art Expressions, an exhibition of works by members of the Shoals Artists Guild, will be on display at Kennedy-Douglass Center of the Arts in Florence from October 1 - November 8. Join the artists for an opening reception Sunday, October 1 at 1pm. The exhibit will also be open the weekend

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Tatem in the Lighthouse - Courier Journal: Shoals Shorts

FLORENCE - Red Lobster recently presented Gary Tatem, General Manager of the Red Lobster located in Florence, with the company's top honor - the Lighthouse Club Award. This prestigious award has been an integral part of the company's culture for over 20 years. It is presented annually to General Man

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Liability insurance only - Courier Journal: Ask The Attorney

We had a nice lady, recently widowed, in our office and she was completely upset by the continued calls of a debt collector over a debt that was less than $100.00. She did not believe that she owed the money and did not know what to do. She had a friend call them back and dispute the bill. The frie

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Help parents or pay student loans?

I graduated from college two years ago, and I have a good job making $60,000. I have about $10,000 in student loan debt, but my mom and dad have a real issue with their roof. It's leaking in places to the point they have to set buckets around to catch the water, and I've gotten repair estimates of $

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Involvement Can Be Contagious - Courier Journal: Commentaries

Chances are that Billy Don Anderson was acquainted with many thousands of people in and around the Shoals area over his professional career and retirement years. Anderson passed away last week, rather unexpectedly. He is survived by his wife, Liz, three children, and four grandchildren. The loss of

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Strength Through Struggle - Courier Journal: Steve Can Sell

When my brother Greg and I were in Junior High we raised several varieties of bantam chickens. I remember we had an incubator to hatch off eggs we had purchased from other bantam enthusiasts. Once we placed the eggs in the incubator we had to watch the temperature, roll the eggs once a day and I can

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Soaps - Courier Journal: Soaps

Brooke asked Ridge to respect her privacy after her marriage to Bill ended. As Wyatt attempted to put together the clues that pointed toward his father being associated with the Spectra fire, Katie subtly hinted that his suspicion was correct. Liam surprised Sally with something that would assist he

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Should Fire the NRA - Courier Journal: Letters To Editor

I am disturbed by the recent action of the National Rifle Association. They have betrayed gun owners across America. People have donated to them thinking their gun rights were being protected. Recently the NRA was caught spending $873,790 in just one week in support of Luther Strange against Judge R

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

ANTIFA Should Not Be a Hero - Courier Journal: Letters To Editor

Winthrop Armistead's recent letter in a local publication indicates that he believes that to be against white supremacists one must justify the violence of ANTIFA. He praises the Republicans who got on the political correctness and anti-Trump bandwagons. The reality is that ANTIFA is no less despic

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Improvements - Courier Journal: Randall On Real Estate

Are you looking for the perfect home for your family? What exactly does that mean, anyway? When it comes down to it, I think that the perfect home for any given family is one that would provide the quality of life that you seek. Homes have very different ways of providing quality of life. For that m

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Kick-Off and Day of Caring - Courier Journal: This Week

FLORENCE - The 2017 United Way of Northwest Alabama's Campaign Kickoff and Day of Caring will begin with the hands-on meal packaging event, UNITE to Fight Hunger, on Wednesday, September 27, beginning at 7:30am at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum on Veterans Drive in Florence. The mission of United

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

All home warranties are not created equal

Having a home warranty is a smart way to help deal with the inevitable home repair problems that all property owners face at one point or another. After all, a good home warranty can mean getting expert help when your HVAC system needs to be fixed, your water heater needs to be replaced, or your ref

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-25 16:01:00

First Fridays to be UNA-themed

FLORENCE - The October installment of First Fridays will be colored purple to coincide with UNA's homecoming celebration. First Fridays will be 5-8 p.m. Oct. 6 in downtown Florence. The Great Pumpkin Drop is once again part of October's First Fridays celebration, and the giant pumpkin will fall near

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-26 17:19:00

'La La Land' to be shown in Wilson Park

FLORENCE - The 2016 hit movie "La La Land" is the feature for October's Movie in the Park event hosted by Downtown Florence Unlimited. The movie will be shown in Wilson Park in downtown Florence on Oct. 7. The movie will start at 8 p.m. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. FLORENCE - The 2016 hit m

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-26 16:56:00

EU official Tusk: No sufficient progress in Brexit talks

LONDON (AP) - Brexit talks haven't yet made sufficient progress to begin negotiating a new relationship between Britain and the European Union, European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday. But Tusk said he's now "cautiously optimistic" about the way ahead. After meeting with British Prime Mi

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-26 15:37:42

Program on aging to be presented at coliseum

Organizers said the event will be from 8 a.m.to 2 p.m. at the coliseum, located at 702 Veterans Drive, Florence. To register contact the Lauderdale County Extension Office at 256-766-6223. Organizers said the event will be from 8 a.m.to 2 p.m. at the coliseum, located at 702 Veterans Drive, Florence

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-26 14:37:00

Saturday dragon boat races to benefit Kilby school

FLORENCE - The public is invited to attend the fifth annual dragon boat races Saturday at McFarland Park. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with the "walking of the dragon ceremony" with Florence Mayor Steve Holt. The awards ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. There will be a special lunch time performance b

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-26 14:05:00

All hits, no misses

Russellville High School celebrated its ranking as the No. 1 Standout High School in Alabama by Niche.com; the Sheffield Police Department now has a drop box where residents can take unused drugs; Hope Highfield is the newest member of the Sheffield Beautification and Tree Board. High honors Russell

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-26 05:10:00