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  City of Florence awarded over $800k from Emergency Solutions Grant

City of Florence awarded over $800k from Emergency Solutions Grant

Florence couple relocating after 5 years of working as captains at Salvation Army

Annual fire hydrant testing in Florence

  New Northwest Shoals Community College scholarship will help some students enroll for free

  Pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccines will not put one local pharmacy behind in vaccine distribution

Mother charged with child abuse following her 16-month-old son’s death

  Vaccination clinic held at Hellen Keller Hospital this week

Continued Coverage

  How the PPP loan helped a local business one year later

Spring home safety tips from the Muscle Shoals Police Department

Mask requirements for school systems across the Tennessee Valley

  New Tuscumbia business goal is to help community members in need

  Southeast wedding crasher strikes again before Florence trial begins Monday

Investigators say Florence man arrested for drug trafficking

  Plans to fix Main street flooding in Tuscumbia underway

Plans to fix Main street flooding in Tuscumbia underway

  COVID-19 survivor advocating for others to get the vaccine

Rhoda Plain is known for her cooking and owns the restaurant Rhoda P's in downtown Tuscumbia. Now, she's serving up wisdom as she shares her COVID-19 survival story.

Harlan School students to get brand new shoes through Kicks for Kids

Every student at the school will be personally handed a brand new pair of shoes and 5 pairs of socks.

ALEA busts Russellville man on drug trafficking charge; seized meth estimated over $100K in street value

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency seized meth, marijuana and other drug related materials in a bust on Wednesday.

Florence shuttle services will resume April 9

  Mass drive-thru vaccine clinic open in Lauderdale County

  Shoals funeral home helping locals apply for FEMA Funeral Assistance

  Getting the homeless population vaccinated

Three men arrested in connection to a forgery incident in Florence

First Friday’s return to downtown Florence summer 2021

That Nutrition Place opens at new location in downtown Florence

A nutrition store has opened in downtown Florence, offering a variety of supplements, healthy drinks, including coffee-based and smoothies, and an InBody weight measurement and is adding an IV room.

  Tuscumbia business thriving, credits strong marketing to surviving pandemic

Tuscumbia business thriving, credits strong marketing to surviving pandemic

Florence woman arrested for stabbing ex-girlfriend

Florence police arrested a women in connection to a stabbing that took place on Saturday morning.

Shoals Earth Day Fest cancelled for second year in a row due to pandemic

For the second year in a row, the Shoals Earth Day fest is canceled.

  The doors of the church are now open: Local churches preparing for Easter services with safety precautions

Easter is tomorrow and for many churches across the Tennessee Valley, plans are in place to hold church and worship services indoors.

Hellen Keller Hospital to host hiring fair next week

Helen Keller Hospital will be hosting a Hiring Fair for experienced RNs, new and upcoming graduates, and other qualified applicants.

Mobile vaccine clinics opening in Lauderdale Co.

Vaccine clinics will be set up at Cornerstone Church on 12101 Highway 20 in Florence and Joe Wheeler State Park in Rogersville.

  Florence City Councilwoman hopes extended eligibility will bring more folks to vaccine clinics next week

Florence City Councilwoman hopes extended eligibility will bring more folks to two vaccine clinics next week

  After two weeks, Cherokee home has more flooding, no power

While most of us are enjoying a break with the drier weather, one woman continues to see the flood waters rise around her home.

Sheffield Housing Authority undergoing renovations

Sheffield Housing Authority seeing renovations

  How the American Job Plan could impact Alabama infrastructure

Infrastructure in Alabama is ranked one of the lowest in the country.

Lauderdale County officials reopen Shoal Creek Bridge on County Road 47

If County Road 47 near Shoal Creek is part of your daily travels, listen up!

  Huntsville concert venues monitoring COVID protocols as shows return to the stage

Now that venues across the country are starting to test out concerts similar to pre-COVID conditions, we wanted to know what local bands and venues are up to!

  Lawrence County family says man pointing rifle at them and deputies wasn’t random

Lawrence county family says man pointing a rifle at them and deputies wasn’t a random act

UNA has more vaccine appointments available!

UNA has more vaccine appointments available!

Muscle Shoals city council updates magistrate job description

City council members revised job descriptions for the court magistrate in which they are seeking to fill a position that was vacated earlier this year.

  Car crashes into Florence home

Florence Police are investigating how a car ended up inside someone’s house last night.

  ADPH hopes to increase vaccine equity with Russellville mass vaccination clinic

Starting Wednesday, a mass vaccination site is set to start in Russellville.

Man facing multiple charges after pointing rifle at deputies, bystanders

One man is in the Lawrence County Jail after deputies say he attempted to kick down someone’s door and later returned, armed with a rifle.

  Two Colbert County schools awarded TVA STEM grant

The Tennessee Valley Authority awarded the $5,000 to Hatton Elementary and Leighton Elementary.

  Russellville funeral home damaged in storm

The Pinkard Funeral Home in Russellville has major damage, after Saturday night’s storms brought heavy winds.

Man arrested in Florence for stealing a vehicle from local gas station

The Florence Police Department responded to the report of a stolen vehicle at the Quik Stop near Royal Avenue.

  Alabama will feel impacts of Suez Canal crisis

The Suez Canal is more than 6,000 miles away, but the lasting effects will be felt right here in Huntsville for weeks or maybe even months to come.

Large-scale COVID vaccine clinic coming to Franklin county

Beginning March 29, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is holding drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Colbert and Franklin counties for those who qualify for vaccine.

  Shoals Authority seeking funding for recycling

Shoals Solid Waste Authority Members unanimously approved a resolution Friday asking local governments to provide the equivalent of a $2 per household increase in garbage rates to help fund the county's voluntary recycling program.

  Priceville moving forward after sewer treatment issues

A proposed settlement between Priceville and the state resolves allegations that the town was discharging untreated wastewater into the river with E. coli levels as much as 14 times permitted levels.

Shoals nursing home celebrates first time reopening since start of pandemic

A Shoals nursing home celebrated the re-opening of their center this weekend for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Colbert County EMA giving away NOAA weather radios

If you live in Colbert County, and need a weather radio, this story is for you!

  Florence road crews working on caved-in section on West Alabama Street

Florence road crews working on caved-in section on West Alabama Street

  Chad’s Payless Pharmacy in Florence will give COVID vaccines this weekend

Chad’s Payless Pharmacy will be giving out 1,000 doses of the vaccine this weekend.

  Senator Tommy Tuberville tours Southern Border; introduces legislation to curb illegal entry

Senator Tuberville's legislation would prohibit people living in the country illegally from being released into the United States without notice to appear in court.

  Florence police officer struck by lightning identified, doing well

A Florence Police Officer has been struck by lightning Thursday afternoon.

  Colbert County EMA continues to address flooding concerns

Residents in the Oakwood Blvd. area should use extreme caution.

  Could a solar farm cause more flooding issues in Cherokee?

As many prepare for severe weather tomorrow, a family in Cherokee is still flooded from last week's storms.

  Remote Shoals thriving in the midst of COVID-19

The Remote Shoals program is making a big economic impact on the area.

  Florence ROCKS! relief grants to help entertainment industry

Many in the entertainment industry are eligible, including studio musicians, sound technicians, recording artists and more.

  Local governments in the Shoals fighting to keep metro status

Leaders in the Shoals are fighting to keep their metro status as a new federal proposal could change the requirement from 50,000 residents, to 100,000 residents.

COVID vaccine available again at Helen Keller Hospital

The new shipment comes months after the hospital initially ran out of first does of the vaccine back in January.

Tourism officials anticipate economic impact of more than $1 million from Bassmaster tournament

The 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite is set to crown a champion soon.

UNA sets record for spring semester enrollments

The University of North Alabama has set a record for the number of student enrollments this spring semester.

Lawrence County Commissioner killed in motorcycle wreck

District 5 Commissioner Joey Hargrove died after a wreck on Highway 24 in East Lawrence.

Police arrest two after robbery investigation in Florence

Florence Police arrested two men following a robbery investigation on Saturday.

  UNA’s head football coach signs contract extension

UNA awards football coach Chris Willis a new contract extension.

  Singing River Trail to connect Scottsboro to the Shoals; director says bill could hinder the project

The trail will be 150 miles long when it's finished, but the director of the project says a bill on the table in Montgomery could keep them from taking private land to build it. .

  As Phase 1c opens, Lauderdale and Colbert county reporting good vaccination numbers

As Phase 1c opens, Lauderdale and Colbert county reporting good vaccination numbers

EMAs receive nearly 450 weather radios to distribute

Nearly 500 Midland NOAA Weather Radios are now in the hands of North-west Alabama EMA directors to give out to community members.

Muscle Shoals City Schools announced health protocols following spring break

After reviewing the updated guidance from the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama Department of Education and the Center for Disease Control, the Muscle Shoals City Schools administrative team have announced protocols the school system will follow after spring break.

Single-vehicle crash claims the life of a Muscle Shoals man

A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Muscle Shoals man on Saturday.

  Community leaders work to bridge the gap in Alabama areas lacking access to COVID-19 vaccines

Shoals community leaders working to bridge the gap in communities that lack access to the COVID-19 vaccine

  100 Years of Heroes: Helen Keller Hospital celebrates 100 years of service

The Hospital began as a boarding house purchased by the city and county government on the heels of the 1918 flu pandemic.

Alabama congressmen oppose metro status change legislation

Two congressmen from Alabama joined more than 50 other U.S. representatives in expressing concern over a potential change in the minimum population for a Metropolitan Statistical Area.

  Senator Tuberville passes on questioning Dr. Fauci; compares him to NFL superstar

This praise just one day after the senator told reporters he was unhappy with the vaccine rollout.

  Sheffield pastor and son help with drowning rescue in area affected by flooding

Sheffield pastor and son help with drowning rescue in area affected by flooding

  A Sheffield neighborhood is still flooded after Wednesday’s storm

A Sheffield neighborhood is still flooded after yesterday’s storm

  What some local communities are looking at the day after Wednesday’s First Alert

What conditions did you wake up to following Wednesday’s First Alert Weather Day?

Rain Check: Day 1 of Bassmaster Elite Tournament postponed at Pickwick Lake

Pickwick Lake’s Bassmaster Elite Tournament will not begin on Thursday.

Severe storms cause flooding, closed roads in parts of north Alabama

Around 9 p.m. Wednesday, EMA reports a house on Avalon Avenue in Tuscumbia is flooded and crews are helping a family evacuate the home.

Natural gas line catches fire following lightning strike in Rogersville

According to the Rogersville Volunteer Fire Department, the gas line was in the area of York Drive at Miller Cemetery.