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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

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

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.

TIMES DAILY - 2018-08-15 16:19:00

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


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.

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-15 21:32:45

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

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-08-15 16:49:00

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

TIMES DAILY - 2018-08-15 15:30:00

Lawrence pair leads authorities on 30-minute chase

Sheriff Gene Mitchell said Joshua Luke Letson, 30, and Hailey Brook Letson, 27, both of 571 Lawrence County 245, Moulton, were charged with first-degree receiving stolen property, felony failure to appear warrants and multiple traffic violations.

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-08-15 23:00:00

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.

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-08-15 05:00:00

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.


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

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.


Decatur Police Department to patrol 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 18:26:04

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.


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

'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

Dulcimer group performs Friday at Visitor Center

The free concert, which is held the third Friday of each month, offers more than 250 songs during the performance that includes much audience interaction.

TIMES DAILY - 2018-08-14 16:45:00

New high schools finished in time for Decatur students to return to school

Deona Turner is getting her classroom prepared. "Lots of unpacking." It's a familiar ritual for Turner, who's taught Spanish at Austin for over 20 years. But this time, she's in a brand new building.

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-15 03:22:19

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

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


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