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Three Finalist Vying For Florence-Lauderdale Tourism Director

August 8, 2015

FLORENCE-The Florence-Lauderdale Tourism board members have narrowed down the process for finding a director of tourism to replace Debbie Wilson, who left her position as tourism director to work for the state tourism department of Alabama to three candidates.   They are Alison Stanfield, 44 of Florence, Rob Carnegie, 47 of Kingston, Canada, and Joe Saling, 54 […]


Bentley ends State Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood

August 6, 2015

MONTGOMERY– Earlier today Alabama Governor Robert Bentley decided to cut all state funding to Planned Parenthood, according to a spokesperson from the governor’s office. In a tweet from Governor Bentley this afternoon, Thursday, August 6,  he wrote, “The deplorable practices at Planned Parenthood have been exposed to Americans. I’ve terminated any association with the organization in AL.” The […]


Wireless Phone Service Being Restored…Hardware Malfunction Being Blamed For Outage

August 4, 2015

TENNESSEE VALLEY-8:25 p.m. Update: Service has been restored to Verizon customers in Tennessee some of Alabama may still be without service. Verizon Wireless experienced interruption in service for some customers throughout the Southeast today. The outage lasted approximately five hours. Engineers were able to identify and resolve the issue and service was restored by 8:20 p.m. EST, a statement […]


New Faces …Helen Keller Welcomes New Medical Personnel To The Shoals

August 1, 2015

SHEFFIELD-Helen Keller Hospital and Doctors Randall Little and Jerry Williams welcome a new member to the staff.  Dr. Phillip Dean joins the Heart Center’s Sheffield location. Dr. Dean is originally from Dothan Alabama .  He earned a degree in chemistry from the University of Alabama and a medical degree from the University of Alabama at […]


Suspect Arrested…Charged With Murder In Death Of Huntsville Woman

July 30, 2015

HUNTSVILLE-The Huntsville Police have made an arrest in the death of Patrice Mondzell Lanier.  Lanier was beaten to death with a hammer early Thursday morning, July 30. Police were called to a residence on East Gateway Drive on a Domestic Disturbance call shortly after midnight.  After arriving police found the victim badly beaten, she was […]


Federal Grand Jury Indicts Lauderdale County Man for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography

July 30, 2015

BIRMINGHAM—A federal grand jury today indicted a Lauderdale County man on multiple charges of distributing and possessing child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Secretary Spencer Collier, and Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton. A two-count indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges […]


Walk a mile in my shoes march set for Wednesday, July 29

July 27, 2015

THE SHOALS-SCOPE-310 invites the public tobe a  part of an effort to bring attention to the need for adequate funding for mental health services. SCOPE-310 is trying  raise public awareness and keep this issue in front of our local legislators they  are asking for those in support and others along with many local agencies to walk from the Lauderdale […]


Colbert Count Sheriff’s Department ….Lend A Hand To The Colbert County Animal Shelter

July 23, 2015

COLBERT COUNTY-A message from Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williams asking for help and donations to the Colbert County Animal Shelter. Here is Sheriff Frank Williamson’s statement: “**You can help by donating items** A few days ago we spoke with Ms. Judie Nichols, Director of the Colbert County Animal Shelter. Our local animal shelter is located […]


Cooling Center Offers Relief In Sheffield

July 17, 2015

  SHEFFIELD-Due to the high temps the rest of this week and the fact that so many have damage to their homes from the storm that passed through the area last Tuesday the Red Cross has opened a cooling center in Sheffield. According to officials with the Red Cross the First Baptist Church of Sheffield […]


Sheffield Storm Was EF-1 Tornado

July 15, 2015

COLBERT COUNTY-According to the National Weather Service the storm that hit Colbert County was two tornadoes.  One an EF-1 hitting first in Sheffield at Riverfront Park and the second tornado was an EF-0 this one touched down in the LaGrange Community in the southeast corner of Colbert County.  The second tornado was of the same parent […]


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