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Florence Police searching for armed robbery suspects

Florence Police are searching for suspects in an armed robbery that happened early Saturday morning.

  Shoals COVID-19 patient released from hospital after 33 days

Local historians looking for Revolutionary War soldier’s resting place in Marshall Co.

  UNA head coach battled COVID-19 in June

  Florence leaders say county resolution needed to move Confederate monument

  PETA wants UNA to give up Leo III

  The ADA and face mask policies

Continued Coverage

  Research suggests children more likely to be asymptomatic

  2 arrested after firearms stolen from Colbert County patrol vehicle

  Masks now mandatory in Florence city buildings; no vote on Confederate monument

  Historian outlines Lauderdale County Confederate monument’s history

Shoals hospitals say COVID caseload increasing, but still well managed

  ADOL opens 300 appointments a day to meet in-person

  How to prevent “Maskne”

How to prevent “Maskne”

  No time off for coronavirus during the holiday weekend

Alabamians are choosing to visit more outdoor destinations this year.

  Celebration changes in Florence due to COVID-19

The Fourth of July weekend is going to look different for many communities that typically attract big crowds for fireworks and festivals.

Where to get tested for COVID-19 over the July 4th weekend

Are you looking for a COVID-19 testing location open on Saturday or Sunday?

Where to watch fireworks this 4th of July

  Police say car burglaries, thefts are up in Florence

  Shoals business owner under fire after Facebook post

  Face coverings do not impact your ability to carry a firearm

  Safer at home order extended; business owners react to the governor’s announcement

Una the Lion passes away at 17

  UNA unveils reopening plan

Classes are set to begin August 19th

  ICU beds filling up quick due to COVID-19

CEO David Spillers said about 25 percent of the people who come into the hospital with COVID-19 need an ICU bed.

Colbert county releases details on 2 weekend drug busts

The Colbert County Sheriff’s Department released information relating to two separate drug incidents on Saturday.

  Florence leaders issue COVID-19 update

The latest from Florence on Monday

UAH International student’s journey back to the Tennessee Valley

UAH International student’s journey back to the Tennessee Valley

Shoals area fraternities and sororities hold solidarity march

Shoals area fraternities and sororities hold solidarity march

Autographs for Orphans helping to raise money for Haiti Orphanage

Autographs for Orphans to help raise money for Haiti

Florence Police Department investigating deadly shooting

Florence Police Department investigating deadly shooting

  Tennessee Valley Museum of Art commemorate lives lost to COVID-19 with art display

Tennessee Valley Museum of Art commemorate lives lost to COVID-19 with art display

  Florence City Schools ready to take on school year both in person and virtually

Florence City Schools ready to take on school year both in person and virtually

  ‘We aren’t going to live with it anymore’: Advocate pushes to move Florence monument to cemetery

Camille Bennett is the leader of a movement to relocate the Confederate statue to Soldier’s Rest in the Florence City Cemetery.

  Local teen shares what it’s like growing up Black in America

”I’m a 17-year-old young man just living life, trying to be successful in life,” said Caleb Thompson-Bennett.

Local State Farm agents donate more than $7,000 to Common Ground Shoals youth program

Local State Farm agents donate more than $7,000 to Common Ground Shoals youth program

Korean War Veterans don’t want to be forgotten

The three-year war from 1950 to 1953 killed approximately 36,000 U.S. troops and injured more than 100,000.

  39 positive cases COVID-19, 3 deaths at Florence nursing home

Nineteen residents and 20 staff members have tested positive.

  Muscle Shoals High School athlete tests positive for COVID-19; athletics facilities closed

Muscle Shoals High School issued a notice that a student-athlete has tested positive for COVID-19.

  Confederate monument in Florence could see a new location

Confederate monument in Florence could see a new location

  Family still searching for answers on Lauderdale County missing man

Family still searching for answers for Lauderdale County missing man

  Lexington High School student-athlete test negative for COVID-19

Lexington High School football athlete test negative for COVID-19.

Lauderdale Commission defers to Florence City leaders on Confederate monument issue

A letter from a historical group reveals the statue belongs to the city, not the county.

  Report: Lexington suspends athletic workouts pending student’s COVID-19 test

Principal Norman Lovelady said a football player felt ill over the weekend and was tested for COVID-19.

  Colbert County utilizes Federal Disaster Declaration

Colbert County is seeking reimbursement from FEMA for disaster relief.

  Single vehicle crash claims life of Sheffield man

Andre R. Cribb was killed when he lost control of the 2002 Infinity G20 he was driving

  How to keep hackers from compromising you

how to keep hackers from compromising you

  Tuscumbia residents share what Juneteenth means to them

Tuscumbia residents share what Juneteenth means to them

  America’s Thrift Stores opens Florence store

The store had a soft opening after its initial grand opening in April was postponed due to COVID-19.

  Franklin County man in custody following military grade vehicle theft, attempted strike of an officer

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 20-year-old on Thursday following the theft a military grade vehicle.

  Florence’s First Fridays canceled

First Fridays in Florence is canceled for now.

  Cherry Hill Homes set for renovations

Cherry Hills homes undergo renovations

  Florence police still searching for person who shot at officer

Police are still searching for the suspect who shot at an officer.

  Florence mayor believes hackers no longer have city’s information

City leaders say they believe hackers have deleted any information they obtained from the network.

  Hundreds rally for Confederate statue’s removal at Lauderdale County Courthouse

The Lauderdale County Commission was split on what to do about the monument.

  Sheffield local show of gratitude goes viral

Sheffield local kind act goes viral

4 UNA students selected for Fulbright Program

Four students at the University of North Alabama will be part of the Fulbright Program in the upcoming school year.

8-year-old boy drowns while swimming in Franklin County

8-year-old boy drowns while swimming in Franklin County

  Tennessee Riverkeeper files lawsuit for pollution in Shoal Creek

Tennessee Riverkeeper files lawsuit for pollution in Shoal Creek

  Florence rally calls for peace, unity

Organizers say they hope this event can show the community there’s hope for peace and unity.

  Florence restaurant opens amid pandemic

Florence business opens amid coronavirus

  Hackers fail to access Muscle Shoals Police Department computers, chief says

The Muscle Shoals chief of police says hackers tried to take over the department’s computer servers.

  Florence leaders agree to $300,000 ransom to regain access to computer network

The city of Florence is paying out $300,00 to a group of hackers.

City of Florence out nearly $300,000 after ransomware hack

Following the advice of security consultants, the city will meet the hackers' demands.

  Evictions possible again after governor’s order is lifted

Tenants are encouraged to speak with their landlords over any hardships which would lead to backlog in payment.

Start date for Florence City Schools moved to Aug. 20

The new start date for students of Florence City Schools will be Aug. 20.

Colbert Superintendent stands by speech amid criticism

Gale Satchel isn't backing down from comments she made June 1st, saying her family has experienced racism first hand.

  Florence emergency personnel fight early morning house fire

Fire officials are on the scene of a fire at Georgia Avenue and St. Charles Street.

  Lauderdale County Commission votes down moving Confederate statue

A vote on whether or not to move a Confederate statue from the front of the Lauderdale County Courthouse has failed.

  Florence city computer systems hit by cyber attack

The city of Florence confirms its computer systems were compromised.

One dead, one charged in deadly police pursuit

One dead, one charged in deadly police pursuit

Woman charged with arson after fire that killed puppy

35 year old Briana Horton was arrested Wednesday and charged with arson. Another charge of animal cruelty was added Thursday.

North Alabama Medical Center easing support person policy

Inpatients will be limited to one well support person per day during specific hours.

Town Creek police officer tests positive for COVID-19

Chief Jerry Garrett said the officer was sent home from work and into a two-week quarantine in accordance with state health guidelines.

UNA nursing building on track for fall opening

Rain last year delayed the opening from Christmas 2019 to spring break. Then, COVID 19 hit.

  Contact tracing near impossible during large protests

Contact tracing virtually impossible during large gatherings.

  UPDATE: Sheffield shooting victim, suspect identified

One man is dead and another remains in police custody after an early morning shooting on Monday.

Florence City Schools announces K-6 virtual school program

Florence City Schools has created a virtual school program for kindergarten through sixth grade.

Florence police searching for runaway teen

14-year-old Victoria McDonald was last seen in the Florence area on May 31. She

  Man’s body recovered following Lauderdale county house fire

A body was discovered at approximately 6:35 p.m. on Saturday. The man has not been identified.

ADPH: Assume you are positive while waiting COVID-19 test results

This, coming after an Austin High School senior attended graduation while awaiting his test results.