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Man charged with breaking daughter's nose over Kool-Aid

FLORENCE - A local man is in jail on charges of child abuse after assaulting a young family member, officials said. Detective Sgt. Greg Cobb said Joshua L Gamble, 33, 2158 McBurney Drive, Florence, is accused of breaking his 14-year-old daughter's nose after he got mad when she wouldn't make him Koo

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-22 16:01:00

Police: Man breaks daughter's nose

FLORENCE - Police said a Florence man has been arrested after he got upset because his daughter wouldn't make him something to drink. Detective Sgt. Greg Cobb said Joshua L Gamble, 33, 2158 McBurney Drive, was arrested Thursday charged with child abuse. Cobb said Gamble turned himself in at the Laud

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

World-class ropers at Tuscumbia event

TUSCUMBIA - As the ropers staged on each side of the shoot, waiting on the steer to be released, tension was evident as they waited. Suddenly, the steer was released, breaking free of the shoot and heading down the arena. Within tenths of seconds after the steer is released, the team of ropers break

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

Warrant pulled after woman shows up late

FLORENCE - A woman indicted on manslaughter charges escaped returning to jail when an alias warrant for her arrest was removed after she finally showed up and waived her arraignment late Thursday afternoon. Tiffany Nicole Balentine, 27, Cypress Mill Road, Florence, was indicted for manslaughter in A

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Woman doesn't show for arraignment; warrants issued

FLORENCE - Lauderdale County Circuit Judge Will Powell issued alias warrants for a woman indicted on manslaughter charges after she did not show up for her arraignment this morning. Tiffany Nicole Balentine, 27, Cypress Mill Road, Florence, was indicted for manslaughter in August and arrested on the

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 19:49:00

Applicants needed for SEDA board

MUSCLE SHOALS -- Applications are being accepted by the City of Muscle Shoals for an appointment to the Shoals Economic Development Authority Board. The three-year term would end in September 2020. Applications will be received until 4:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Applications are available at City Hall, or onli

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

High School Blitz - Power Rankings after Week 4

1. Rogers (4-0) Friday: vs. Central Next: at Lexington 2. Wilson (3-0) Friday: at West Limestone Next: at Lauderdale County 3. Deshler (3-0) Friday: at Priceville Next: at Colbert County 4. Muscle Shoals (3-1) Friday: vs. Hartselle Next: Off 5. Brooks (2-1) Friday: at Lawrence County Next: Off 6. La

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Alabama Celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day

At a news conference Tuesday at Lower Wetumpka Shotgun Sports Club outside Montgomery, Chris Blankenship, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), announced that to honor the vast economic and cultural impact of hunting and fishing on Alabama, DCNR will wa

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

City thrilled about teen's willingness to serve

SHEFFIELD - Hope Highfield enjoys helping her community, which is one reason she applied for a position on the Sheffield Beautification and Tree Board. City Council members, impressed that an 18-year old was interested in serving, unanimously approved her appointment. "I like serving and helping oth

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-22 05:15:00

Old Railroad Bridge in Sheffield

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TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-22 12:59:49

Survey work underway at warehouses

TUSCUMBIA - Survey work is underway this week at the location of five warehouses off Hook Street to make sure the property where the buildings are located does not contain historically significant items. The work must be done to pave the way for Tuscumbia to receive a grant to demolish 15 unsightly

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

College Street Producers Market opens Thursday

FLORENCE -- College Street Producers Market at Singing River Brewery will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Established and new small-scale farmers from within a 200-mile radius of Florence, as well as artisans, service providers and micro-businesses, will be in attendance. FLORENCE -- College Stre

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-22 17:25:00

Food is a fair tradition

MUSCLE SHOALS - You don't even have to step inside the gates of the North Alabama State Fair to be enticed by the offerings awaiting your palate. The gates don't serve as barriers to the smells of the varieties of food as they waft toward people heading from the parking lot to the fair. Once inside,

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Trail set for petting zoo worker

FLORENCE - The trial of a man working the pony ride of a traveling petting zoo who has been charged with child sexual abuse has been scheduled for October. Courthouse records indicate that the trial of Daryl Victor Raymond Jr. is on the Oct. 16 circuit court trial docket. According to the records, a

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

The Latest: EU's Brexit chief welcomes 'constructive' speech

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The European Union's Brexit negotiator is welcoming Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on leaving the bloc but says its content must be turned into action. Michel Barnier said in a tweet t

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-22 15:53:50

The Healing Place hosts ethics seminar next month

The Healing Place will conduct an ethics seminar next month addressing current legal and ethical issues commonly faced by counseling and mental health professionals. The seminar will be Oct. 20 from 8 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. at Cross Point Church of Christ in Florence, with registration at 7:30 a.m. Larry S

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 21:31:00

Local residents honored by Mountain Lakes Tourist Association

The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association honored multiple local residents with 11 PEAK Awards today at its annual meeting at Huntsville Botanical Garden. Representing the highest achievement in North Alabama tourism, the PEAK Awards honor individuals and organizations that have had a major imp

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-09-21 17:30:00

The Latest: May briefs Cabinet to reboot Brexit talks

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on Britain's talks to leave the European Union (all times local): 12:05 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May is briefing her Cabinet on plans to reboot faltering Brexit negotiations, as she struggles to unite the government after a public rift. May is outlining details of

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 11:08:47

May to urge new partnership, transition period for Brexit

LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister Theresa May will try to kick-start faltering Brexit negotiations on Friday by proposing a new economic and security partnership between Britain and the European Union, plus a transition period after the U.K.'s formal departure in 2019, May's office said. Downing Street r

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 22:00:39

New student housing development under construction in Florence

FLORENCE, Ala. - One of the largest private developments ever in west Florence is officially underway. Ground has been broken on a new housing community for students who attend the University of North Alabama. It may look like just another field road right now, but it will lead to a $24-million stud

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-21 01:22:17