LONDON — Brexit hard-liner Boris Johnson, one of Britain's most famous and divisive politicians, won the race to lead the governing Conservative Party on Tuesday, and will become the next prime minister in a little over 24 hours.
SHEFFIELD — The W.C. Handy Music Festival event scheduled for Monday at the Old Railroad Bridge has been moved to Wednesday due to inclement weather.
FLORENCE — A Nashville, Tennessee, demolition firm continues to chip away at the main building that once housed Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital, while the old parking deck is slowly being turned into gravel.
The following businesses were inspected by the Alabama Department of Public Health before July 12. Scores are based on a 100-point system. Restaurants scoring 85-100 will be inspected once every three months; 70-84 requires a followup inspection within 30 days; 60-69 means a facility has two…
MONTGOMERY — The federal government on Friday asked a judge to dismiss Alabama's lawsuit seeking to include only citizens and other legal residents in 2020 U.S. census counts.
TUSCUMBIA — After eight months in the chairman's position, Colbert County Commissioner Tommy Barnes passed the gavel Tuesday to Commissioner David Black who will assume the position as chairman.
A strong storm this morning caused early morning power outages in Florence and heavy rainfall continues as Lauderdale and Colbert counties are under a flash flood warning until 12:30 p.m., authorities said.
FLORENCE — A public art installation on J.B. Webb’s Cloverdale Road building not only served as a fun project for students, but also helped breathe new life into the community, according to University of North Alabama assistant art professor Parker Seward.
Representatives of the Colbert County Animal Control Board will begin this week discussing funding increases with the Colbert County Commission and city councils of Muscle Shoals, Sheffield and Tuscumbia.
FLORENCE — Replicas of the Columbus ships, Nina and Pinta, will arrived at Florence Harbor Marina on Tuesday in preparation for public tours to begin Wednesday.
FLORENCE — J.B. Webb’s building on Cloverdale Road recently got some colorful treatment from students in the University of North Alabama’s art department.
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