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Police: Woman searches for unlocked cars, steals items and vehicle in Muscle Shoals
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — Muscle Shoals Police Department needs your help in looking for a female. They say she was able to take items from multiple unlocked vehicles before stealing one.This is a good reminder to lock your cars and remove them from your vehicle as you leave.Police say the vehicle stole
Woman charged with providing narcotics to juvenile
FLORENCE — Authorities said a Florence woman has been arrested after she supplied narcotics to a juvenile.Detective Sgt. Wes Gargis said Nina C. Finamore, 30, 116 S. Patton St., is charged with providing narcotics to minors, and chemical endangerment of a child.Reports indicate Finamore was arrested
Law and order 6-21- 18
• Patricia Kay Lambert, 45, 3217 Asphalt Rock Road, Cherokee; grand jury indictment for unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Florence city officials launch a dangerous dog investigation
"The requirements are extremely stringent as a result of this law. The owner may be required to microchip the dog, ensure the animal is spayed or neutered, provide proper housing including a concrete floor and roof," said Holmes.
Man charged for taking tailgate off vehicle
Detective Sgt. Wes Gargis said Robert Warner Cox, 23, 201 E. Tuscaloosa St., is charged with breaking and entering a motor vehicle, and fourth-degree theft of property.
Florence dog attack leads to first “Emily’s Law” investigation
“This is something we in law enforcement have dealt with for a number of years, and our answer prior to “Emily’s Law” is that generally speaking a dog bite or a vicious attack is a civil matter,” explained Captain Brad Holmes with the Florence Police Department.
Incarceration necessary, but doesn’t come cheap
There’s a popular saying in America: “Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time.” But it has a flip side few consider: You can’t lock people up without spending a buck.Many bucks, it turns out. Jails and prisons don’t come cheap, and while politicians and jailers have tried over the years to make
Florence fire causes close to $1 million in damages to law firm
"It was very emotional it still kind of is," said Teri Stokes, a long time employee of the law firm. "It's my home away from home. They aren't my blood family but they are my work family and we're all real close."
Florence council meeting postponed to July 10
The meeting, originally scheduled for July 3, will be at 5 p.m. July 10 in the council chambers on Pine Street. The work session begins at 4 p.m.
Florence woman remains in the hospital after dog attack
Brittany Jones, told WAAY 31, her husband owns both of the dogs accused of attacking Rose Holt. She said the dogs have never been violent before.
Florence schools, NWSCC to offer Early College Program
FLORENCE — Florence City Schools and Northwest-Shoals Community College will partner beginning this fall for a new Early College Program.The initiative is offered to students beginning in ninth grade and seeks to provides three career pathways — general liberal arts (Associate in Arts degree), medic
Muscle Shoals Council approves garbage carts purchase
MUSCLE SHOALS — City Council members Monday approved the purchase of 486 new garbage carts through the SourceWell purchasing cooperative.The low bid for the Schaefer carts is $29,980.The carts will be used to replace worn carts and for new residences.The council approved a cart purchase in March, bu
Sheffield school board meets Monday
SHEFFIELD – The city's school board is set to meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday.The meeting will be held at the board of education annex located at 300 W. Sixth St.
Aren't they cute?
FLORENCE — They will run to the fence to greet you, tails wagging furiously, tongues reaching to lick your hand and hopeful expressions that beg you for a home.And that's before you even get in the door at the Florence animal shelter.Adoptions are going on this week at the shelter that has seen long
Florence City Schools, NWSCC to offer Early College Program
The initiative, which will be offered to students beginning in ninth grade, seeks to provide three career pathways — general liberal arts (Associate in Arts degree), medical assisting technology (Associate in Applied Science degree), and welding (Associate in Occupational Technology degree).
Do You Know This Woman? Police Need Your Help
Please help MSPD identify the female in this photo. The suspect was captured on video pulling vehicle door handles. She successfully located numerous unlocked vehicles resulting in the theft of the car’s contents.An additional unlocked vehicle was stolen and recovered in Sheffield.Please help us pro
Tuscumbia warehouses packed full of tires to be torn down
“It’s just a nuisance and a mosquito den,” stated Roden. “You can’t sit out at night over here, and those tires over there even in the buildings they have water in the tires.”
Police: Muscle Shoals woman faces possession charges after accident
An officer responding to a one-vehicle collision on Plugs Drive later found that the driver, Pamela Denise Franks, 26, 1365 Alabama Ave., was in possession of an amount of synthetic cannabinoids, police said in a release. Franks was charged with possession of a controlled substance and taken to Morg
Contractor must remove 250,000 tires
The Russellville contractor submitted the low bid to demolish the deteriorating warehouses and seven dilapidated houses, a garage and shed. The work is being made possible through a $110,000 Community Development Block Grant.
Brooks field house demolition begins
“Once they finish the demolition and the cleanup, we will start on the design for the new field house and then put (the construction) out for bid,” Holden said.