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Burglary in progress thwarted – Alleged culprits in custody

July 9, 2013

FLORENCE – Florence Police report that two alleged burglars were caught thanks to some alert neighbors. The burglary evidently happened this morning. Here’s their report: “Vigilant neighbors and quick response lead to arrests in East Florence Burglary: Justin Ross Bevis, 30, of Florence and Amber Danielle Page, 27, of Muscle Shoals were arrested after a […]


Be On The Lookout – BOLO Florence PD still looking for Sonic Robber

July 9, 2013

FLORENCE – He is still on the run. Florence Police Department Detectives have asked the public not to engage the suspect in Monday’s armed robbery of the Helton Boulevard Sonic Drive Inn. The man, a black male; 150 pounds, is carrying a shotgun with a pistol grip. The robbery took place early Monday morning at about […]


TASUS factory is taking shape in Florence Industrial Park

July 9, 2013

FLORENCE – Progress is moving forward at a rapid pace for the TASUS Corporation manufacturing facility in the Florence Industrial Park. Back last September, the President of parent company, Tsuchia Company, Ltd. Koichi Ohara, was in Florence to celebrate the “Ground Awakening”. Koichi Ohara the President of Tsuchiya Co. Ltd., which has its headquarters in Nagoya, […]


Governor Bentley Appoints Jim Bennett as Secretary of State

July 9, 2013

MONTGOMERY – One of Alabama’s former Secretaries of State will serve as the next Secretary of State.  Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced he will appoint Jim Bennett to the position.  Bennett will succeed current Secretary of State Beth Chapman, who announced she would step down from the position on July 31.  Bennett’s appointment will be effective upon Chapman’s resignation on that […]


Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 06/26/13 – 07/02/13 Part II

July 9, 2013

[sam id=”3″ codes=”true”]   Inmate Name : KING, KIMBERLY ANN SSN : Name Number : 72344 Birth Date : 11/11/88 Time/Date Offense Locatn Statute Court CC —————– ————————- —— ————— —– — 02:00:00 06/28/13 Fail to Appear/Comply/Pay 13A-10-39 5015 MUN CM 02:00:00 06/28/13 Driving w/Suspended/Revok 32-6-19 MUN TR 09:40:00 07/01/13 Fail to Appear/Comply/Pay 13A-10-39 5015 […]


New! Florence/Lauderdale Arrest Reports 06/25/13 – 07/02/13 Part II

July 9, 2013

FLORENCE/LAUDERDALE -New Booking Photos from Florence/Lauderdale. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.


Troopers Investigate Four Traffic Deaths during Fourth of July Travel Period

July 8, 2013

MONTGOMERY – During the four-day Fourth of July holiday travel period, Alabama State Troopers investigated 434 traffic crashes, resulting in 154 injuries and four deaths. The fatal crashes occurred in Randolph, Lee, Chilton and Montgomery counties during the holiday travel period, which was from 12:01 a.m. Thursday, July 4, to midnight Sunday, July 7. It […]


City wants to replace decades-old sewer line

July 8, 2013

SHEFFIELD – Tommy Barnes has his work cut out for him nowadays. And he keeps adding to the workload, because that’s just the kind of guy he is. Barnes, who manages the City’s wastewater treatment plant and oversees the huge job of rebuilding it to State standards, presented a plan to the Council  for more improvements. […]


UNA/Athens State night

July 8, 2013

ATHENS-The University of North Alabama has partnered with Athens State University to offer UNA’s Master of Business Administration and Masters in Elementary Education degrees on the campus of ASU. President William Cale and President Robert Glenn will have a program to allow alumni and potential students in Limestone, Morgan and Madison counties to learn more […]


Wild Game Cook-Off Battle Set for August 3th

July 8, 2013

MONTGOMERY-Winning Wild Game Cook Teams from thirteen competitions across the state will battle it out for a $1000 first prize and bragging rights to the title Alabama Wildlife Federation-Alabama Army National Guard Wild Game Cook-Off State Champion on Saturday, August 3th at Lanark Pavilion in Millbrook.   The festivities kick off at 5:30 p.m. and, in […]


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