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Madison County Sheriff’s Department Helping Special Olympics With Two Fundraisers

March 4, 2016

MADISON-The Madison County Sheriff’s Office will be taking part in a couple of events to help raise money for Special Olympics coming up in the near future .   The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is proud to be a part of the annual Law Enforcement Special Olympics “Cops on Top” fundraiser for Special Olympics. Held at a […]


Missing Fishermen Identified As Local Band Member And Ricatoni’s Employee

March 3, 2016

FLORENCE-The search has resumed for the two fishermen reported  missing  from Florence Harbor  around 7 PM on Wednesday, March 2 . Lauderdale County Emergency Management Agency officials said the boat the brothers were using was pinned upside down and had damage to the hull when they found it. The search for Jeremiah and Jacob Sanders of Florence resumed […]


Three Arrested One Suspect At Large In Decatur Drug Bust

March 3, 2016

DECATUR-After numerous complaints concerning possible drug sales on Kelly Avenue in Decatur the Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit arrested three suspects and are looking for one more: “During the months of February and March, 2016 members of the Decatur Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit received numerous complaints concerning the sales of cocaine on Kelly […]


George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Kicks Off March 3

March 2, 2016

FLORENCE-The 19th Annual George Lindsey UNA Film Festival begins tomorrow, March 3, with 3:30 screenings at The Mane Room. Screenings will continue through Saturday at 4 pm. The independent films selected for screening at this year’s festival will be represented by a record number of visiting filmmakers from across the globe, who will be on […]


Harper Lee Dead At 89

February 19, 2016

MONROEVILLE-Beloved author of “To Kill A Mockingbird” Harper Lee has died.  She died at her home in Monroeville, Alabama on Friday, February 19, 2016. City officials in Monroeville confirmed the death of the Pulitzer Prize winning writer.  Lee was 89 and became famous after penning “To Kill A Mockingbird” a novel about a small Southern […]


Governor Bentley Releases Statement on Death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

February 14, 2016

MONTGOMERY–Governor Robert Bentley on Saturday issued a statement on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. “Our country lost a great public servant today with the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. His dedication to the Constitution and the U.S. Supreme Court for almost 30 years will be forever remembered. Nominated to the bench […]


Justice Antonin Scalia Found Dead

February 13, 2016

SAN ANTONIO, TX-Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said. Scalia, 79, was a guest at the Cibolo Creek Ranch, a resort in the Big Bend region south of Marfa. According to a report, Scalia arrived at the ranch on Friday […]


24th Annual Poke Sallet Follies In Athens Tickets On Sale For March Shows

February 11, 2016

ATHENS-Athens is preping for the 24th annual Poke Sallet Follies.  If you have never attended this fun event this needs to be your year.  Fun abounds and everyone gets into the spirit from Mayor Ronnie Marks  to school children. This year’s theme is ‘Athens Choice Awards’ and the show dates are March 11, 12, and 13 […]


Closings And Delays For Wednesday, February 10 Due To Winter Weather

February 10, 2016

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to the frigid weather and the winter weather advisory for the area some schools and businesses will delay opening or be closing on Wednesday, February 10. Closings and Delays for February 10: DeKalb County Schools – Delayed 3 hours Fayetteville City Schools – Closed  Franklin County Schools (TN) – Closed Giles County Schools (TN) – Closed […]


Winter Weather Advisory Still In Effect For Some Areas

February 9, 2016

TENNESSEE VALLEY-From the National Weather Service…Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 pm tonight for some areas in the Tennessee Valley: “Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for parts of Northeast Alabama and Southern Middle Tennessee. Those areas could see 1-2 inches of snow today but the highest amounts will be confined to the […]


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