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Empty Table Fund Helped by “The Cadillacs”

December 15, 2011

FLORENCE – The Salvation Army received a helping hand from a well-known group of musicians Wednesday night. “The Cadillacs” performed their annual concert for the Empty Table Fund at Regency Square Mall. The band, a mainstay of First Fridays in Florence, played a mix of country, bluegras, and some special holiday tunes. Band leader Dennis […]


New Arrests – Florence/Lauderdale

December 15, 2011

Click On Law & Order for the latest booking photos and arrests from Florence P.D. and Lauderdale County Shefiff.


James Dale Thigpen – Obituary

December 14, 2011

James Dale Thigpen, Jr., 31, of Lexington, AL, passed away December 9, 2011 of an extended illness. He was the owner of a heating and air conditioning business and a member of the Center Hill Church of Christ. Dale’s family and friends are so thankful for every blessed moment that they had with him.  He is greatly […]


Rutan and Allen To Build Space Ship From Huntsville

December 14, 2011

SEATTLE – Private spacecraft pioneer Burt Rutan and billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen have teamed up once again, this time in Huntsville. Rutan and Allen, whose SpaceShipOne was the first privately-funded, manned rocket ship to fly beyond earth’s atmosphere, are developing a revolutionary approach to space transportation: an air-launch system to provide orbital access […]


Elizabeth Ann Burns – Obituary

December 14, 2011

Elizabeth Ann Burns, 55, of Florence, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at her residence. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Killen and a department manager of the Walmart store in Florence.  Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, from 6–8 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. The funeral service will be […]


Betty Jean Stutts Smith – Obituary

December 13, 2011

Betty Jean Stutts Smith, 74, of Killen, AL, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at her residence.  She was a member of Springfield Baptist Church. Survivors include: Daughters, Jennifer Beavers & Joe, Killen, AL, Darlene Eaton, Killen, AL; Sons, Mark Smith, Oxford, MS, Macey Smith, Killen, AL, Matthew Smith, Killen, AL; Brother, L.J. Stutts, Muscle […]


Jerry Damson Nissan – Ad Proposal

December 13, 2011

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Larry Richard Purser – Obituary

December 12, 2011

Larry Richard Purser, 66, of Florence, passed away Dec. 11, 2011, at his residence. He was a self-employed auto technician and attended Mt. Zion Church of Christ. Survivors include: wife, Marcia Ann Purser; mother, Martha Louise Purser; sons, Curtis Purser (Bobbie), Bryant Purser, Shawn Purser; daughter, Amy White (Ricky Morgan); Step-sons, William Watkins (Jessica), Michael […]


Charles Sample – Obituary

December 12, 2011

Charles Sample, 91, went to be with this Lord, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. Mr. Sample was a farmer who worked his land every day until his 90th birthday. He always said he felt fortunate that he could go out for a truck ride around his place, and see all the wonders that God made. He […]


Sample Arrests

December 12, 2011

  Name:    Simmons, Pamela Regina   #11682 DOB:    04/18/1961 Arrest date:   11/30/2011    21:07 Charge:  13-A-8-120 DUI  ______________________________________________________________________ Name: Irons, Eric S. #11683 DOB: 02/02/1987 Arrest Date: 12/01/2011 10:31 Charge: 13A-11-50 Carrying Concealed Weapons 13A-12-214 Unlawful Possession of Marijuana  ______________________________________________________________________ Name: Trousdale, Tim Alan #11687 DOB: 08/30/1976 Arrest Date: 12/01/2011 23:23 Charge: […]


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