Shoals

Sheffield City Council approves senior center roof repairs

  FBI confirms federal law enforcement operation in North AL

Florence Mayor says 2020 Census is big for Alabama and city of Florence

  Muscle Shoals High School head baseball coach on leave

Senator Doug Jones to speak in the Shoals on Monday

  Boats dumped illegally in Lauderdale County

Continued Coverage

  Dirty Dishes and Jailhouse Problems - Your October 4th, 2019 Kitchen Cops Report

Muscle Shoals accepting parade applications

  Boys raise thousands for special dolls

  Florence approves $69 million general fund budget

  Gov. Ivey honors Russellville Elementary as bicentennial school

  New scam targeting parents of Russellville students

  UNA works through food pantry, state coalition to fight student hunger

Our partners at the Times Daily tell us that all nine university have been tasked to collect data on what hunger looks like for their students.

  “A Century of Quilts” on display in Tuscumbia

According to our partners at the Times Daily the exhibit is part of the official Alabama Bicentennial celebration.

  Lauderdale County Agricultural Center project could break ground this month

That master plan is expected to be released in the next 2 to 3 weeks with a groundbreaking by the end of the month.

Woman shot and killed in parking lot in Guntersville

A man is behind bars tonight after a woman was shot and killed, in what police are calling a domestic violence situation that played out inGuntersville Police Chief *Jim Peterson* says he's working with the District Attorney to determine what charges Gregory will face and what bond will be set at.

  Lauderdale County grand jury does not indict man involved in boat crash that killed mother, child

  Florence gets first new fire engine in 8 years

  Students mourn Lauderdale County teen killed in car crash

Rogers High School student killed in Lauderdale County crash

Coaches respond to fight at Phil Campbell-Vina high school football game

New budget in Lauderdale County, deputy pay scale changed

Mural in Collier Library honors life, career of Wendell Gunn

They are honoring him with a 30-foot wall design, which gives a timeline of his life and career.

  Students’ art reflects local history in Tuscumbia

According to our partners at the Times Daily, Teachers from the museum’s educational outreach program conducted the art project with the students.

  Volunteers participate in Tennessee River Litter Tournament

According to our partners at the Times Daily the goal of the event was to clean up trash and debris from the Tennessee River and its shoreline.

  UNA Board of Trustees increases budgets, recommends extension of Kitts’ contract

The extra money is coming from a recent tuition hike and increased enrollment.

The blaze sparked near Shields Road and Ford’s Circle fire in Madison County

It was a busy afternoon for volunteer firefighters. It took 10 departments pulling together to put out this large brush fire near Shields Road and Ford's Circle in Madison County. "The weather that we are having right now it's dry and humid, so we put those out and tried to take precaution

People from all over north Alabama are coming together to help Rogersville pastor rebuild church

Volunteers hope to be finished putting up the walls and setting the roof trusses to the church by Sunday.

Job shadowing day a success for Lauderdale County students

According to our partners at the Times Daily, the students participated in the school system’s first job shadowing opportunity day earlier this week.

iStand Campaign working to prevent bullying, one awareness event at a time

According to our partners at the Times Daily her organization is planning two eventS in conjunction with Bullying Prevention Awareness Month.

  Low score on the A&M Campus: Your September 20th, 2019 Kitchen Cops Report

One mini-mart might be losing it's license and a campus cafeteria has the lowest score of the week.

  DA: Lauderdale County woman went to ex-husband’s home with intent to kill

Authorities say Peggy Sue Hall did not confess, however, there was enough evidence to bring charges.

  Muscle Shoals businessman donates pet rescue kits to fire department

Each of Muscle Shoals fire stations will have pet resuscitation kits.

  Woman charged in deadly shooting in Lauderdale County

A Lauderdale County woman has been charged with capital murder after allegedly shooting and killing her ex.

  Alabama A&M Coach: Bulldogs won’t play the Lions again

“There was too much off the field stuff that went on behind the scenes,” said Coach Maynor. “It was not professional the way they treated us.”

  Muscle Shoals educator selected for Galapagos expedition

Kathy Eldridge was selected as a Grosvenor Teacher Alumni Fellow, according to our news partners at the Times Daily.

  Family, authorities still seek answers to Robert Childers disappearance

Robert Childers was reported missing after he left his home on Lauderdale 141 in the Cloverdale community.

  Florence is reaping the benefits of some big tourism dollars

Dolan says they hope to host the game again next year.

  Governor Ivey celebrating infrastructure work in Colbert County

Governor Ivey is speaking at Cherokee High School about the Rebuild Alabama Act,

  Report lists UNA as one of the top public universities in the South

The school ranks #19 in the category of “Top Public Regional Universities in the South”. This is the first time UNA has broken the top 20 in that category.

  City of Florence participates in “Walk to End Alzheimer’s”

The city of Florence participates in "Walk to End Alzheimer's"

Bulldogs take home victory over UNA Lions

Alabama A and M shuts out UNA in rivalry game

  Storms destroy Rogersville church

A church in the making in Rogersville is in shambles after Tuesday’s storms reduced it to rubble.

  Drinking water notice issued to East Lauderdale County Water Authority customers

The East Lauderdale County Water Authority (ELCWA) has been required to issue a drinking water notice to its customers after testing elevated levels of lead in drinking water at three homes.

Man injured while trying to stop theft suspect driving his mother’s car through Tuscumbia

That woman’s son chased after the suspect and managed to get the suspect to stop. That’s when the son jumped on top of his mother’s car.

  Shoals school administrators put the doors back on bathroom stalls amid vaping battle

Parents thank Horton for putting the doors back up on the bathroom stalls.

  Former UNA football player avoids murder trial by pleading guilty to manslaughter

A former UNA football player avoided a murder trial by pleading guilty to manslaughter.

  Sheffield residents concerned about the air following chemical spill

ADEM and the EPA were notified about the gas leak. People who live around the evacuation area were told to turn off their air conditioning systems to prevent the chlorine from coming into their homes.

  North Alabama school removes bathroom stall doors to combat vaping

Administrators say students at Wilson High School are breaking the rules by sneaking vapes into school.

  Drinking hours expanded in Florence’s entertainment district

Drinking alcohol on the streets of downtown Florence on Friday, Saturday and Sunday is a reality, thanks to a new ordinance that just went into effect.

  Kitchen Cops: Perfect week for Limestone County. Others, not so much

eople tune in to the Kitchen Cops reports looking for problems, but we like to shine a light on places doing things right too. This week, we got an unexpected note from our friends at the Limestone County Health Department saying there were no major issues and all inspections got A grades or higher

  Shoals musician Jimmy Johnson dies at 76

Shoals Swamper Jimmy Johnson passed away at North Alabama Medical Center.

  Suspect arrested in Tuscumbia murder

Tuscumbia police confirm a suspect has been arrested in a murder investigation.

  Man indicted in Shoals boat crash that killed Ga. woman, 5-year-old daughter

A grand jury has indicted Ross “Trey” Newton Wooten III on two counts of manslaughter for the deaths of Lauren and Blakely Cowart.

  Report: Pilot killed in crop duster crash was Lawrence County airport director

A crop duster went down in a cornfield near County Line Road in Russellville between Franklin and Lawrence counties.

  Reality TV show filmed in Muscle Shoals ready for debut

“The Fastest Cars in the Dirty South” will be coming this fall to the Motor Trend Network.

  Lauderdale County Sheriff wants higher deputy pay

Sheriff Rick Singleton says he’s lost four deputies recently, and three of them went to other law enforcement jobs that pay better.

  Child killed in wreck in the Shoals

Child killed in 3 car collision in the Shoals

  Tuscumbia officer on leave following viral video

A Tuscumbia police officer is on administrative leave after a viral video showed him brandishing a weapon during a traffic stop earlier this month.

  Motorcyclist killed in Tuscumbia wreck

Tuscumbia police confirm that a man was killed in a motorcycle wreck on Highway 72.

  Flies inside the ice machine: Your August 30th, 2019 Kitchen Cops

It was a relatively clean week for the Kitchen Cops across north Alabama.

Report: Florence ranks high for healthcare affordability

Rent.com also reports that Florence ranks in the top 30 for cities in the U.S. that are most affordable for fashion.

  Recent measles outbreaks force state health department to reconsider plans to counter the disease

The database monitors immunization list for polio, hepatitis B, and measles-mumps-rubella.

2 rescued from water in Colbert County

Cherokee rescue crews were able to rescue two people inside a vehicle.

  Wilson Dam reprots more than 9 inches of rain in Florence

Emergency Management Officials reported 9.02 inches of rain in Florence on Sunday.

Businesses impacted by flooding in Florence

Multiple businesses were affected by flooding in downtown Florence.

  Escape suspect captured after pursuit through Florence

Florence police say they chased the suspect through various locations of the city.

  Search suspended for missing person in Tennessee River in Sheffield

Police in Sheffield suspend search for a person who disappeared in the Tennessee River at Riverfront Park early Friday.

  Buffet’s score still not golden: Your August 23rd, 2019 Kitchen Cops Report

The Golden Corral on University Drive in Huntsville bombed it’s inspection back in June, and you were talking about it on social media for days. Now, they’ve had another chance.

Florence grandmother survives falling limb, saves 3 children

She says she was watching her grandchildren a few weeks ago. They were in the backyard about to jump on a swing that was hanging from a huge tree limb.

  Deceased man found in Tennessee River in Florence

Police say they got a call that a fisherman at McFarland Park spotted a body floating in the water.

  Sheffield hopes to get grant to help clean up streets

Sheffield city leaders are hoping to get some money from the state to help residents get these eyesores away from their homes.

  Tuscumbia officer on leave after viral video

Tuscumbia’s chief of police confirms that an officer from his department is on leave after a viral video filmed in town on Saturday night.

  Miniature horses will start trotting into official roles as service animals in Alabama

Only dogs and miniature horses will be allowed as service animals after Sept. 1.

  Car crashes into Florence’s new party store

Florence business owners are scrambling to make repairs after a car crashed right through their storefront.

  Colbert County attorney pleads guilty to jury tampering

William J. “Billy” Underwood was sentenced to serve four months in jail and permanently surrender his law license in Alabama.

Potential bank robbery foiled in Florence, man arrested

An employee at Listerhill noticed a man standing in line, wearing all black clothing, a fake Santa Claus-type beard, and a mask.

Cow backed up traffic on O’Neal Bridge in Florence

Florence police says crews needed to wrangle a loose cow causing a frustrating back up on the bridge.

  Abandoned section of Tennessee Street may come to life

Phase one of the project is done, now all eyes are on a small row of abandoned buildings and a former car wash.

  Author of book chronicling the 1960s to speak at library in Florence

He has more than 20 books and he will be speaking Tuesday night at 6 at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library.