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UNA Offensive Coordinator leaving Florence for WKU

UNA head coach Chris Willis has a major opening on his staff.

Free hunter education class to be to held in Florence

Homecoming in the Shoals for 8-year-old hospitalized over a year

Moulton firefighter passes elite training course

  EF1 tornado hits Lauderdale County

Tuscumbia Police: 83-year-old woman’s death now a homicide

EMA: Colbert County residents affected by flooding should seek safe shelter early

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  McFarland Park in Florence closed due to flooding

Tuscumbia police investigating woman’s death, asking public for help

Several roads flooded across the Tennessee Valley; more rain expected this week

PHOTOS: Tornado knocks down trees, damages buildings in Colbert County

Tuscumbia bookstore to temporarily close after Sunday

EF-1 tornado confirmed in Colbert County

  Tuscumbia community still rebuilding from December tornado

First Baptist Church of Colbert Heights has raised a lot of money to help everybody get back on their feet.

  Tuscumbia church taking donations for tornado victims

First Baptist Church Colbert Heights is taking donations to help those affected by the Colbert County tornado.

  GoFundMe created for 8-year-old boy critically injured in Lawrence Co. tornado as recovery continues

Landen Godsey suffered extensive injuries in the Lawrence County storm that also claimed his parents’ lives.

Tuscumbia man killed in Lawrence County wreck

A two-vehicle crash on Alabama 157 claimed the life of a Tuscumbia man.

Shoals officer cleared by grand jury after shooting suspect

Former Senator, Presidential candidate Rick Santorum to moderate senate debate in Florence

  HUD leader announces manufactured housing code updates during north Alabama visit

School Resource Officer removed after leaving gun in Tuscumbia school bathroom

Florence Harbor Marina manager discusses safety

Muscle Shoals Councilman loses bout with cancer

Man charged with animal cruelty after dead cows found on property

66 year old Syvalious Nance turned himself in over the weekend

  Florence schools get $18K in STEM grants

Four schools got grants.

Caitlin McCrary crowned Miss UNA; goes on to compete for title of Miss Alabama

Caitlin McCrary crowned Miss UNA 2020

  Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office unveils memorial to fallen officers

The memorial can be found in Memorial Grove in Florence.

  Muscle Shoals police asking for help with unsolved double murder

It's been five years since a shooting at Jody's restaurant left two dead.

Road over Wilson Dam closed until fall

The roadway across Wilson Dam will be closed for a while to allow for maintenance.

Arrest warrant issued in Tuscumbia animal cruelty case

They are set to face charges of failure to burn or bury dead livestock. The arrest warrant also charges the owner with felony animal cruelty.

  Man indicted in deadly Colbert County car crash

According to court documents, Jason Whittle is charged with criminally negligent homicide and assault.

  Escaped Colbert County work release inmate recaptured

The Alabama Department of Corrections confirms Xavier Lamont Armstead has been recaptured.

  Joe Wheeler State Park is open despite tornado damage

Park rangers say attendance has been down since December’s devastating tornadoes.

  Growing number of north Alabama churches introduce armed security

More and more north Alabama places of worship are finding new ways to protect its members, which includes armed security.

TVA considering Lawrence County sites for solar farm

The 3,000 acre lot sits on Highway 20 between Courtland and Hillsboro

Sheffield council moving forward with riverfront development

According to our news partners at the Times Daily, the new ordinances approve a loan through the USDA to fund road and utility infrastructure projects.

UNA to host MLK Day of Service 2020

MLK Day of Service at The University of North Alabama

  Family sues Franklin County Schools, administrators over alleged racial discrimination

The family of a former Phil Campbell High School student is suing the Franklin County Board of Education and two school administrators for “relief from discrimination.”

  22-year-old Florence man killed in crash with tree

Alabama State Troopers say Dakota Blake Buttrey was killed when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.

  Magnitude 2.3 earthquake detected in Colbert County

A small earthquake was detected Thursday night south of Florence.

Lauderdale County man indicted in major TN meth bust

Authorities in Tennessee contacted deputies about a possible drug dealer, but only had the nickname “Choppo”.

  Two popular Mexican restaurants at the bottom of the score sheet: Your January 17th, 2020 Kitchen Cops Report

Scores and inspection notes from 7 north Alabama counties

  Shoals man on bond for rape charged with soliciting teen for sex

Stephen McGee is accused of soliciting a teen online for sex.

Lauderdale County corrections officer charged with trying to promote contraband

Mason turned himself into authorities Wednesday morning and has since bonded out.

Insulation project ongoing at 4 UNA residence halls

School officials say the system has had some problems, leading to water damage both on the inside and outside.

Colbert County investigators discuss charges after cows found dead, malnourished

Several other malnourished cows were found on the same property.

  50 arrested following yearlong drug investigation in Franklin County

A yearlong drug investigation in Franklin County has resulted in 50 arrest so far.

  Panhandler accused of pulling knife on man in Florence

James Burns is charged with first-degree robbery.

Lauderdale Sheriff’s Office celebrating two centuries of service

On January 24th, 1820, Charles Roundtrtee was appointed to be the first ever sheriff for Lauderdale County.

  UNA celebrates 190 years

The University of North Alabama is celebrating 190 years.

Conviction upheld in Colbert County death penalty case

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has affirmed the convictions of Peter Capote for capital murder and first-degree assault.

  Muscle Shoals Song Rooms open to provide creative space for songwriters

Muscle Shoals Song Rooms open to provide creative space for songwriters

  Sheffield STEM students win state in Samsung national contest

Sheffield High School’s intro to engineering class has been named a state winner in Samsung’s national STEM competition Solve For Tomorrow.

  Tuscumbia fire chief indicted

Tuscumbia Fire Chief Rodney McAnally has been indicted by a grand jury on felony charges.

  Man pleads guilty in fatal Lauderdale County ATV crash

Ryan Tolliver Johnson pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide while impaired.

Sheffield girl raises money for K-9 officer’s vest

Nevaeh says she noticed the police officer had a vest, but the dog didn’t.

  Tuscumbia fire chief on leave pending state investigation outcome

Tuscumbia Fire Chief Rodney McAnally is on paid leave due to an ongoing investigation by the state fire marshal.

  Tuscumbia fire chief under investigation

The State Fire Marshall’s Office is investigating Tuscumbia Fire Chief Rodney McAnally.

  2 arrested in deadly Sheffield shooting

Jordan Gardner and Francis Marion are charged with the murder of James McDaniel.

  Community, families participate in New Year’s Day hike at Joe Wheeler State Park

Due to massive destruction from tornadoes two weeks ago, downed trees and debris remain at Joe Wheeler State Park.

  Sheffield firefighters bond with community’s youth via football

Firefighters in Sheffield have a fun way of bonding with the community.

  Woman killed in Lauderdale County floodwaters

A woman was killed after she and her car were swept away by floodwaters in Lauderdale County.

  Florence Police Department, Fire Station 1 getting renovations

Makeovers continue at two Florence city buildings.

Missing Florence woman found safe

The Florence Police Department reports that Judith Bourne has been found safe.

Registration for Scale Back Alabama Open

Scale Back Alabama is a state wide initiative to help reduce obesity in Alabama. Registration is open now, and as long as you meet your goal you will be entered into a random drawing to win a cash prize!

  Fund set up to help with Joe Wheeler restoration after storm

The Alabama State Parks Foundation has set up a special fund to help with restoration work.

  Russellville optometrist charged in marijuana growing operation

Dr. Stuart Marc Greenberg is accused of operating a massive marijuana grow operation at a warehouse he owns in Wayne County.

  Shoals vehicle theft suspect caught after chase, crash in Decatur

Morgan County deputies say a car theft suspect led them on a vehicle pursuit.

  Violence support group, Ashakiran receives more than $47,000 from state; may be losing federal funding

A Madison County nonprofit just learned it's getting a generous grant from the state, but it may be losing a huge chunk of its federal funding.

  Inside the inspections: A Kitchen Cops special report

We're taking a deep dive into the inspection reports you see every week to find out what they really mean for you and your family's safety.

  Leaking freezers and a poison problem: Your December 20th, 2019 Kitchen Cops Report

A potentially dangerous situation was averted at a Scottsboro restaurant recently, according to the Jackson County Health Department.

  Much of Joe Wheeler State Park destroyed by storms

More than half of the campgrounds and the entire day area at Joe Wheeler State Park are ruined.

City of Florence denies Room at the Table certificate of occupancy

The decision means Room at the Table cannot use the North Wood Avenue location to provide the daily meals.

  Triple trouble at Bridge Street and no love at two Decatur McDonald’s: Your December 13th Kitchen Cops report

Plus, two Madison County businesses are told their licenses are in danger if they don't make some improvements soon

  Muscle Shoals 2nd grader donates piggy bank to Sleep in Heavenly Peace

In total, he brought in a little over $51 for Sleep in Heavenly Peace.

  Body recovered at house fire in Florence

The Lauderdale County coroner confirms a body was found in a house fire on Florence Boulevard.

Empty Table Fund campaign way short of goal

The Empty Table Fund is in critical need of donations right now. The fund helps the Salvation Army meet the needs of those in the Shoals.

UNA getting new master’s degree in social work

The University of North Alabama’s board of trustees has approved a new master’s degree program in social work.

Lauderdale County scrambling to fill school jobs

Three teachers at Lauderdale County High are among those who've resigned in the past three weeks.

Coroner releases name of body found in river; Muscle Shoals Police handling investigation

Body found in Tennessee River; Muscle Shoals Police handling investigation

Shoals nurse rescues man lying in ditch all night

North Alabama Medical Center RN Tonya White saved a man she saw lying in a ditch.