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Police trying to identify burglary suspect

MUSCLE SHOALS - The Muscle Shoals Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man they said broke into a local business and stole bottles of liquor. Detective Stacy Sutton said the burglary took place at Riverside Package Store on River Road. Reports indicate the burglary occu

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-23 21:15:00

Barton woman dies in wreck

TUSCUMBIA - A Colbert County woman died this afternoon from injuries she received in a two-car collision. Tuscumbia police are not identifying the woman because they want to make sure her relatives are notified. They did say the woman, 54, is from Barton. The wreck occurred at 12:24 p.m. today on U.

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-22 23:17:00

City seeks to recover hotel's unpaid taxes

SHEFFIELD - A hotel's mortgage foreclosure notice filed in a weekly newspaper this month led Sheffield officials to file a lien against the property in an attempt to recover sales and lodging taxes. Fairmont Partners LLC, owners of Radisson Hotel on Hatch Boulevard, owes the city $4,919 in lodging t

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-24 05:15:00

New businesses are expected to open in Florence

The cities' newest restaurant Big Bad Breakfast just opened a few weeks ago. The Mayor told WAAY 31 anytime a new business opens it only increases the cities' tax revenue. "It dosn't matter how long you are gone you can come back and your right at home here," said Layken Lunsford a former resid

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-22 22:59:00

Three arrested on felony drug charges

An ongoing narcotics investigation in the Five Points community resulted in three people being arrested on felony drug charges and a quantity illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia being seized on Monday, March 12, according to a release from the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office. Cody Max Busbey, 30,

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2018-03-22 14:00:00

Muscle Shoals Education Foundation hosting football greats at fundraiser

MUSCLE SHOALS - The Muscle Shoals Education Foundation dinner fundraiser, scheduled for April 5 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center, will be entertaining for football fans as well as those who aren't, organizers say. This year's event features a panel-type discussion with former Alabama and Aub

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-24 05:00:00

Sheffield Central's River Arts Festival is today

Buy Now From left, Barbara Cook and Jennifer Mussard prepare for today's inaugural River Arts Festival in Sheffield's Riverfront Park. RUSS COREY/TimesDaily SHEFFIELD - Riverfront Park will be buzzing with activity today as Sheffield Central presents the first River Arts Festival along the Tennessee

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-24 05:15:00

Colbert County citizens upset after not being notified about sex offenders

Changes are on the way for how people are notified about sex offenders in Colbert County and Tuscumbia. Upset neighbors called WAAY 31 after learning registered sex offenders moved into their community and nobody told them about it for weeks. Patrick Story was convicted of having child pornograph


Alabama, Auburn quarterback greats headlining Muscle Shoals fundraiser

MUSCLE SHOALS - The Muscle Shoals Education Foundation dinner fundraiser is scheduled for April 5 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center. This year's event features a panel-type discussion with former Alabama and Auburn quarterbacks Jay Barker and Stan White. The activities begin at 5:30 p.m. with

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-23 19:30:00

Alabama man sentenced in theme park fraud

A judge in Florence sentenced Bryan Keith Robinson of Killen to 10 years in prison during a hearing Wednesday. Robinson was ordered to repay investors more than $7 million. Robinson announced plans three years ago to build DreamVision SoundScape, a 1,400-acre amusement park in the Shoals area of


April 2 is deadline for Florence bicentennial parade entries

FLORENCE - The city will continue its 200th birthday celebration with a parade through downtown beginning at 10:30 a.m. April 7. Florence Main Street is coordinating the parade and encourages participants to put together floats and flatbed trailers, and to theme the float, performance or musical gro

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-23 14:46:00

Colbert man indicted for capital murder

TUSCUMBIA - Officials say charges have been upgraded against a man originally charged with murder in connection with the 2016 shooting death of a Tuscumbia man outside an apartment complex. A Colbert County grand jury has indicted Riley Earl (Trey) Hamm III, 30, for capital murder, first-degree hind


Volunteers to sweep city of trash

Buy Now Rachel Mansell, education outreach coordinator for the city's Recycling Department, checks supplies outside the recycling center office in anticipation of Saturday's event. BERNIE DELINSKI/TimesDaily FLORENCE - Organizers of two anti-litter projects join forces Saturday in hopes of making a

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-23 05:00:00

Severe storms cause property damage

Severe thunderstorms Monday evening damaged a significant amount of property and caused power outages in parts of Lawrence County. Like in the beginning of most severe weather situations, it was uncertain just how bad the weather would get. Luckily for Lawrence County, no lives were lost and the da

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2018-03-22 14:00:00

Two charged with back-to-back robberies

Police arrested Daryl C. Reeves, 34, and Bradley D. Carter, 28, both of Florence, shortly after the crimes occurred Saturday. Officers responded to the first robbery around 10:30 p.m. at the Circle K at County Road 47 and Cox Creek Parkway. Police said witnesses told them a man ran into the store


Sheffield approves liquor license, hires jailers

SHEFFIELD - City Council members Monday approved a special retail liquor license that will allow the Mixer at 215 N. Nashville Ave. to serve alcohol at events hosted at the venue, such as wedding receptions or family reunions. The council also approved the hiring of Karen Dian King and Kenneth Ray P


Troopers: Hit-and-run driver admits he killed Leighton man

Alabama State Troopers say David Lee Borden of Cherokee contacted them late Saturday night. Troopers tell WAAY 31 Borden told them he was driving on Highway 157 Saturday evening when he hit 75-year-old Jimmy Oneal Waldrep near Duncan Lane. Borden says he didn't see Waldrep because he was wearin


Rogersville man killed in early morning wreck

Image courtesy of MGN Online LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - Authorities confirm a Rogersville man died Sunday morning following a single-vehicle wreck. Alabama State Troopers said Robert Nicholas Phillips, 28, was killed when the 2003 Honda Odyssey he was driving left the roadway on U.S. 72 and overturned


Update to Storm Timing Today

The Shoals (areas around Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Russellville, and Moulton): 3 PM to 5 PM I-65 and I-565 (areas around Huntsville, Madison, Athens, Decatur, Fayetteville, Guntersville, Boaz, and Cullman): 4 PM to 7 PM Sand Mountain (areas around Scottsboro, Stevenson, and Fort Payne): 6


Expanded Severe Threat For Today

- Tornadoes, some strong - Damaging winds over 60 mph, stronger storms can go over 80 mph - Large hail over 1-inch, almost 2 inches in stronger storms (golf ball up to tennis ball-sized) Start Times By Region The Shoals (areas around Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Russellville, and Moulton):