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  Lawrence County bridge repairs expected to bring in thousands in revenue

  Rodents, roaches and bare hands on ice: Your November 8th Kitchen Cops Report

  $14.9M grant will help expand U.S. 72 in Lauderdale County

City of Florence terminates contract with Crossroads Community Outreach, cutting $60K of funding

  More than 2 pounds of meth seized in Tuscumbia trafficking bust

Muscle Shoals dentist offering free dental services for veterans

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Colbert County Commissioner Jimmy Gardiner switches to Republican party

New pavilion to make Edgemont pocket park ‘more usable’

  New website to support UNA’s mascots who turn 17 this month

University of North Alabama sets record enrollment for fall semester

  Florence attorney charged with insurance fraud

  Man charged in stabbing at Florence Halloween party

  Lauderdale County man indicted on child porn charges

Michael Tays is facing multiple counts of producing and possessing child pornography.

  Checkered inspection for Huntsville fast food joint: Your November 1st, 2019 Kitchen Cops Report

The Checkers at University and Jordan is hit with a 75 score

  Letter circulating in the Shoals is a solicitation, not a property tax bill

Lauderdale County officials are warning residents about a new solicitation letter that’s been circulating.

  Tuscumbia woman killed in crash with tree

A Tuscumbia woman was killed when her car left the roadway on a curve and hit a tree.

  Shoals man charged with child sexual abuse

  Two men arrested following Florence nightclub shooting

White cane day held in Tuscumbia near home of Helen Keller

  Huntsville, Lauderdale County join lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

  Man found guilty for 2nd time of trying to kill Lauderdale County deputy

Rogersville woman killed in crash, two teens flown to Nashville hospital

  Boutique Air partners with American Airlines

If you fly out of the Shoals, you can book flights out of the Northwest Alabama Regional Airport through American Airlines.

  Florence man pleads guilty to raping child

Shannon Tucker pleaded guilty to the first-degree rape of a child.

  St. Paul church in Florence burglarized

Last Thursday Rev. Christopher Reeves discovered that someone had broken in and taken several items.

  UNA memorial Shakespeare lecture set for Tuesday

The lecture begins on Tuesday, October 22 at 3:30 p.m. in the Wendell Wilkie Gunn Commons Building. It is free and open to the public.

  Closure date for Mars Hill Bible Preschool in Russellville pushed back

That closure date has now been moved to the end of the school year on May 22. Again, this closure only affects the campus in Russellville.

Crime Stoppers: Thief dressed like Walmart employee stole cart full of items

Shoals Area Crime Stoppers need your help finding this alleged thief.

  Restaurant Redemption: Your October 18th, 2019 Kitchen Cops Report

Several previous low performers are going in the right direction.

  UNA gets $1.1M grant for workforce development

The University of North Alabama has received a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

  Missing Shoals child found; noncustodial mother in custody

8-year-old Mikala Merritt has been found.

  Lauderdale Co. murder charge dismissed after judge makes ‘stand your ground’ ruling

A murder charge against Marcus Weakley was dismissed this month after a Lauderdale County judge made a self defense ruling at a pretrial hearing.

Major vacuum cleaner company donates to valley animal shelter

Bissell donates to Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter

  Mars Hill Bible Preschool in Russellville is closing

Russellville parents just got word that the Mars Hill Bible Preschool location there plans to close its doors.

  Muscle Shoals High School names interim head baseball coach

Muscle Shoals High School has named Paul Ellis as the baseball team's interim head coach.

Sheffield City Council approves senior center roof repairs

The city council approved a nearly $2,000 contract with Simmons Roofing to make improvements to the roof.

  FBI confirms federal law enforcement operation in North AL

A spokesperson for the FBI confirms that his agency and the DEA are conducting an operation in North Alabama.

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

Florence Mayor said Alabama is in danger of losing representation.

  Muscle Shoals High School head baseball coach on leave

Josh LouAllen was put on administrative leave from Muscle Shoals High School.

Senator Doug Jones to speak in the Shoals on Monday

Senator Doug Jones invited to speak in Muscle Shoals

  Boats dumped illegally in Lauderdale County

Lauderdale County authorities are trying to find out who illegally dumped boats at two boat ramps.

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

The Madison County Jail didn’t get a score, but an inspection this week found multiple problems.

Muscle Shoals accepting parade applications

The city of Muscle Shoals is gearing up for it’s annual Christmas parade.

  Boys raise thousands for special dolls

Boys raise thousands for doll nonprofit

  Florence approves $69 million general fund budget

The Florence City Council approved a $69 million general fund budget.

  Gov. Ivey honors Russellville Elementary as bicentennial school

Gov. Kay Ivey recognized Russellville Elementary as a bicentennial school.

  New scam targeting parents of Russellville students

Police say scammers are calling people in the area, telling parents they are a Russellville City Schools employee and asking for donations to the school system.

  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

It’s been a long wait with many unanswered questions in the death of Lauren Cowart and Blakely Cowart.

  Florence gets first new fire engine in 8 years

The city of Florence welcomed a new fire truck after years of using old equipment.

  Students mourn Lauderdale County teen killed in car crash

Students are mourning the loss of 17-year-old Victoria Elliot.

Rogers High School student killed in Lauderdale County crash

The crash occurred at the intersection of County Road 144 and County Road 25, which is nine miles north of Killen.

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

That fight started after what was perceived as an onside kick by Phil Campbell, who was winning 48 to 0.

New budget in Lauderdale County, deputy pay scale changed

The Lauderdale County Commission passed a new $35 million budget.

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.