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Morgan County Arrest 28 In Operation Summer Heat

June 29, 2019

MORGAN COUNTY-On Friday, June 28 the Morgan County Police Department issued a press release concerning the arrest of several suspects wanted for outstanding warrants the sting took place on Thursday, June 27: “On Thursday, June 27, 2019 the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office executed Operation Summer Heat. The operation was developed to execute outstanding warrants by […]


Dr. Glenda Colagross Of NWSCC Faces No-Confidence Vote

June 25, 2019

MUSCLE SHOALS/PHIL CAMPBELL-On Wednesday, June 26 the faculty and staff of Northwest Shoals Community College are scheduled to hold a no-confidence vote on President Dr. Glenda Colagross and her ability to lead NWSCC. Colagross has been the president of NWSCC since the retirement of longtime president Dr. Humphrey Lee who retired in the fall of […]


Driver Identified Saturday Morning Single-Vehicle Accident Near Athens

June 25, 2019

ATHENS-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency on Tuesday, June 25 released the name of the person driving the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado that was involved in a single-vehicle accident on Saturday, June 22. Timothy Brian Fairbanks, 48 of Rogersville died after the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado Fairbanks was driving left the roadway on Elk River Mills Road and […]


Wilson Dam Road Closed Today, June 24

June 24, 2019

THE SHOALS– Authorities at the Tennessee Valley Authority will close the road and bridge across Wilson Dam beginning this morning at 7:30 on Monday, June 24. The road and bridge are being closed for scheduled maintenance and TVA has scheduled to reopen the road and bridge at 8 a.m on Tuesday, June 25.


One Dead After Single-Vehicle Accident Near Athens…One Dead After Single-Vehicle Accident Near Decatur

June 23, 2019

ATHENS/DECATUR-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency released a statement concerning two separate  accident that took place on Sunday, June 23 that has taken the life oftwo people person. “A single-vehicle crash at 12:22 a.m.Sunday, June 23, has claimed one life. A 2005 Chevrolet Silverado left the roadway on Elk River Mills Road and struck an embankment. […]


Rogersville Man Dies In Two-Vehicle Accident Near Mall Road

June 16, 2019

FLORENCE-On Saturday, June 15 the Florence Police Department report an accident that has taken the life of one man. Michael Edwin Drane, 59, of Rogersville was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Gresham Road just east of Mall Road.  Drane was taken to North Alabama Medical Center where he later died. The accident remains under […]


Elkmont Man Arrested For Stealing Packages From Residences

June 12, 2019

LIMESTONE COUNTY-Investigators in Limestone County are looking for victims of package theft that have not been reported.  LSCO has recovered some unidentified stolen packages after the arrest of an Elkmont man on Monday, June 10 who was wanted on theft charges. Cleabron Ray King, 35, was arrested for allegedly stealing packages. He has been charged […]


Florence Police Looking For Weekend “Wedding Crasher”

June 12, 2019

FLORENCE– On Wednesday,  June 12 the Florence Police Department asks for the public’s help identifying this subject. She is a person of interest in the theft of gifts taken from at least two (2) local weddings over the weekend. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Josh Hein at 256-760-6583.


Human Skull Found By Hikers In Franklin County

June 10, 2019

FRANKLIN COUNTY-On Monday, June 10 the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office issed a press release concerning the discovery of a human skull at the Horseshoe Bend Campground: “Individuals who were hiking in the flood zone area across the water from Horseshoe Bend Campground in Franklin County found a human skull late yesterday afternoon (Sunday, June 9) […]


Victims Names Released In Saturday Night Boating Accident

June 9, 2019

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Patrol has released the names of the victims in the boating accident that took place on Saturday night, June 8. Lauren Cowart, 37and Blakely Cowart, 5 were pronounced dead at the scene.  The mother and daughter are from the Augusta, Georgia area. The injured man has been reported […]


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