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  What happens after you get second COVID-19 dose?

What happens after you get second COVID-19 dose?

Pedestrian fatality prompting city leaders to once again start conversations with state officials regarding highway safety concerns.

Update: Authorities locate missing Lawrence County couple

Pregnancy and COVID-19 vaccine concerns answered

  Student nurses getting first hand experience giving the COVID-19 vaccine

  Funeral homes still feeling effects of COVID-19

Florence Utilities warn customers of phone scam

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Florence assisted living residents, staff get COVID-19 vaccine

Sheffield budget includes 4 percent pay raise for city workers

  Teachers, essential workers still waiting for the vaccine

  Locals react to Vice President Kamala Harris making history

Cyclist hit by car in Tuscumbia dies

Colbert County storm shelter opening soon

  UPDATE: Brooks High math teacher placed on administrative leave for sexual misconduct

Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton said an alleged incident involving a Brooks High School teacher and a student has been turned over to the State Bureau of Investigation.

  One dead after boating accident in Cane Creek

One dead after boating accident in Cane Creek

  No lottery in Alabama means many are going to Tennessee for their chance at winning big

With no Alabama state lottery, this left many north Alabamians making the trek to Tennessee on Friday.

  After fighting COVID-19 for 136 days, woman tells story of survival

Donnielle Green spent 136 days in the hospital. Ninety-one of those days were on a ventilator, but she never stopped fighting.

  COVID patients have persistent symptoms weeks or months after diagnoses

  ADPH working on hotline capacity fix, plus more

  UNA nursing students receive free COVID vaccines from Helen Keller Hospital

  What do local doctor offices need to do to get COVID-19 vaccines?

  Florence City Schools combating student hunger with new food truck

  Helen Keller Hospital has waiting list for vaccine

  Hope in the church continues through COVID-19

“My sense of hope is that through our hurt, through our pain, through our tears is that God is right there with us,” said Pastor Thompson.

  UNA sees spike in COVID-19 cases as students return; School leaders say it’s due to holiday gathering

UNA sees spike in COVID-19 cases as students return; says its because holiday gathering

Brooks rebuts criticism on his ‘Save America’ rally speech

Brooks said he did nothing wrong and he is being falsely accused of bad conduct.

  Mo Brooks: “There is a zero percent chance I will resign” following last week’s deadly riots

Local NAACP presidents want congress to step in and expel Representative Brooks if he doesn't voluntarily resign.

United Steelworkers end strike after reaching deal with Constellium

United Steelworkers members voted Monday to cease their strike after they ratified a new, five-year collective bargaining agreement with Constellium.

Man facing charges after deputies find illegal drugs, stolen stimulus checks

One man is facing multiple charges after Lawrence County deputies say he was found with illegal drugs and several stolen stimulus checks.

Firefighter injured in Colbert County house fire

Firefighters from multiple fire departments spent hours in the cold this morning battling a house fire on Spring Drive in Muscle Shoals. According to Brick Hatton Volunteer Fire Chief, one firefighter was injured during the job.

  Exclusive interview with Congressman Mo Brooks after unrest at the Capitol

All eyes are on Congressman Mo Brooks after a speech he made at a Save America rally on Wednesday. WAFF spoke with Brooks in a live interview about the riots, watch it here.

  Congresswoman proposes legislation to remove house members; including six Alabama congressmen

Six Alabama Congressmen voted to overturn the election: Robert Aderholt, Mo Brooks, Jerry Carl, Barry Moore, Gary Palmer, and Mike Rogers.

Friday school delays, closures in the Tennessee Valley

Due to the wintry mix, many schools in north Alabama and Tennessee are announcing closures and delays for Friday, January 8th.

  Muscle Shoals teacher excited for virtual students to return to the classroom

Twenty percent of the students at Muscle Shoals have been learning virtually. Moody has been teaching some of those students, and still teaching in the classroom, but in just a few short weeks all of her students will be back in the classroom.

  Russellville family still grieving loss of daughter after Antonio Sears indicted for vehicular manslaughter

Russellville family still grieving loss of daughter after Antonio Sears indicted for vehicular manslaughter

  Local leaders compare police response to Capitol riots and BLM protests

The scene at the Capitol hit close to home for Black leaders like NAACP President, Tori Bailey, who watched police responses unfold against protests this summer only to see pro-Trump rioters in Washington push past police and storm the highest levels of government.

AL Congressman Mo Brooks blames Antifa for riot at the capitol; no verifiable evidence to back up claims

After learning this, some of our viewers have asked, if Brooks knew Antifa was present why did he rally people to swarm the capitol?

Man charged in 2015 double murder at Muscle Shoals restaurant

The Colbert County Grand Jury returned a Capital Murder indictment related to the 2015 double homicide of Kayla Ann Glover and Gary Wayne Baskins.

Muscle Shoals man accused of assault, robbery

Investigators arrested Preston Gay of Muscle Shoals.

  Tennessee Valley elected officials react to violence at the Capitol

Some of our elected officials were inside when protesters swarmed the Capitol.

NBC changes Wednesday night programming due to special coverage

PROGRAMMING NOTE: NBC News covered special programming of events at the Capitol today. So, the regularly scheduled Wednesday programming is expected to air next week.

  COVID-19 numbers across the Shoals still at all-time high

COVID-19 numbers across the Shoals still at all-time high

Alabama has distributed 20% of vaccine allotment

Doctor Williamson said the numbers aren't doing as well as he was expecting but said things are going to get better.

  Lauderdale County remains at a high risk for the spread of COVID-19

More than 1,000 cases have been confirmed in the county within the last two weeks.

Small pharmacies will play a big role in vaccine distribution

Several facilities across North Alabama are working to help people get vaccinated, including Hazel Green Pharmacy.

  ADPH Vaccine Allocation Plan now open to dental professionals

We are still in phase 1-A of the distribution plan.

  “Peace of Mind” COVID-19 test being offered at Huntsville Hospital

The program is designed for non-symptomatic individuals who want to know if they are carrying the COVID-19 virus.

  Union leaders and Constellium managers held discussions with mediator, strike continues

A United Steelworkers representative said union leaders and Constellium managers met in a zoom call on Friday to hold a discussion regarding their strike.

  North Alabama Medical Center rebrands facilities

One hospital in North West Alabama is starting the new year with a new name.

  ‘The Force is Strong’ with Florence’s first baby in 2021

Anakyn Gene Strange was born at 1:04 a.m. on January 1 at North Alabama Medical Center.

  Four generations get COVID-19 vaccine

Four generations get COVID-19 vaccine

  COVID-19 numbers at all time high in Lauderdale, Colbert county going into the new year

COVID-19 numbers at all time high in Lauderdale and Colbert county going into the new year

Lawrence County inmate charged again after deputies say she assaulted a corrections officer

Twenty-one-year-old Dakota Hanvy is charged with assault in the 2nd degree after investigators say she assaulted a female corrections officer at a local jail.

  UNA fraternity holding clothing drive for South Alabama family who lost everything in Christmas Eve fire

UNA fraternity holding clothe drive for South Alabama family who lost everything in Christmas Eve fire

Florence City Schools to use hybrid schedule after the holidays

According to Communications Coordinator Carter Watkins, 7th through 12th grade students will begin the second semester on a “Silver-Blue” hybrid schedule.

Muscle Shoals High, Middle announce hybrid schedule following holiday break

Muscle Shoals High School and Muscle Shoals Middle School will operate on a hybrid schedule from January 7th until January 15th.

  Teen facing assault charge in Florence stabbing investigation

A 16-year-old is being held by Florence police, accused of stabbing a stranger during an argument on Wednesday.

  Business owner says stimulus check, PPP loan can help local business

Business owner says stimulus check, PPP loan can help local business

  Shoals EMTs receive coronavirus vaccine

A Shoals EMT says for him, getting this vaccine is about the patients he comes in contact with every single day.

Florence police charge juvenile in connection to stabbing

An investigation in underway in Florence after police say a juvenile was charged in connection to a stabbing.

  Huntsville Hospital chaplains working tirelessly throughout pandemic

Over the last ten months, chaplains have been offering support to patients, families and staff.

  Hospital staff unsure when vaccine will be available for those not on the front lines

If you are not in Group One A it is still unclear when you will be able to receive a vaccine.

  Grand jury issues vehicular manslaughter indictment in Russellville fatal car crash case

A Russellville family is demanding justice after their daughter’s death.

Colbert County Sheriff’s Office searching for man wanted on sex offender registration charge

The Colbert County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating a wanted man.

  Florence police locate missing juvenile on Tuesday

If you or someone you know has any information on where she may be, you are asked to contact the Florence Police Department at 256-760-6610.

  Beware of concealed carry permit scam in Lauderdale County

SCAM ALERT: Have you received a text or email telling you it’s time to renew your concealed carry permit?

  One Place, Safeplace receive less funding from grants

One Place, Safeplace receive less funding from grants

  Huntsville Hospital converting more areas to ICU beds for COVID positive patients

System wide there are a little shy of 500 inpatients within the Huntsville Hospital Health System.

Florence Police looking for man wanted on domestic violence, reckless endangerment charges

The Florence Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted on a list of domestic violence related charges.

Lauderdale County first responders get COVID vaccine

Check this out, Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton got his COVID-19 vaccine today!

  Alabama nursing homes scheduled to receive COVID-19 vaccines this week

The Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program is a federal effort

  Lauderdale County EMA director explains importance of alternative communication options

Repairs continue on the AT&T network following a Christmas Day explosion in Nashville that crippled internet connectivity for large areas of the Southeast.

Family of 3-year-old, Kaiden Garner, spends first Christmas without him

Family of 3-year-old, Kaiden Garner, spends first Christmas without him

  Shoals Red Kettle campaign surpass goal

The Salvation Army’s red kettle donations are down across the nation, but that wasn’t the case in the Shoals!

  Area Day centers serving meals to homeless, those in need on Christmas

Christmas will be cold this year, and volunteers in Florence will be working Friday to serve hot meals to those in need.

  Lauderdale Christian Nursing Home plans for COVID-19 vaccine clinic

In just five days residents and staff at the Lauderdale Christian Nursing Home will have their turn to roll up the sleeves.

  Remembering Yaritza Ramos

Through the pain and grief, the community united to raise more than $10,000 within seven hours through a GoFundMe campaign.

Russellville Police officers pull several motiotirsts over for Christmas surprise

We all know Santa Claus is led by Rudolph's red nose, but these blue flashing lights are also delivering some Christmas gifts this year.

  After six weeks, more than 30 days on ventilator with COVID-19, Shoals man released from hospital

It was the applause heard around town when Michael Greenhill left Helen Keller Hospital after spending six weeks there battling COVID-19.

  Mitchell Hollingsworth nursing home in Florence prepares for COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Brian Scheri with Mitchell Hollingsworth nursing home tells us he’s expecting Walgreens to show up at their facility next Wednesday to set up a COVID vaccine clinic.

Deputies arrest woman using juvenile to sneak drugs into Lawrence County Jail

One woman is facing multiple charges after deputies say she was using a minor in attempt to smuggle illegal drugs into in the Lawrence County Jail.