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Florence school officials say no inappropriate behavior was reported against White

FLORENCE — Florence city school officials refused Tuesday to answer additional questions about the resignation of a former choral director … Read more


Board, architect delve into 'details' of $45M ag center project

FLORENCE — The architect charged with creating the final plans for the Lauderdale County Agricultural Event Center spent hours Monday discu… Read more


Co-defendant in Ki-Jana Freeman killing sentenced to 20 years in prison

TUSCUMBIA — A Muscle Shoals man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for his role in the March 1, 2016, shooting death of Ki-Jana Fr… Read more


Business owners give back to firefighters

FLORENCE — As Scott and Debbie Weatherly stood in a room full of Florence Fire Rescue firefighters Tuesday, they spoke of the approach of T… Read more


Daughter sent to prison for 5 years for mother's abuse

TUSCUMBIA — A Sheffield woman accused of elder abuse and financial exploitation of an elderly person was denied probation Tuesday and sente… Read more



SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 78, UNA MEN 73: Lions fall short against Jackrabbits

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Foul trouble coupled with a hot-shooting South Dakota State team kept the North Alabama men’s basketball team winless on … Read more


Alabama football: Tide prepares for life after Tua

TUSCALOOSA — Jared Mayden remembers the first time he knew Mac Jones had what it took to start at Alabama. Read more


Shackleford, Alabama hand Furman first loss 81-73

TUSCALOOSA — Reserve Jaden Shackleford scored 25 points and Alabama picked up its second victory of the season with an 81-73 win over Furma… Read more


It’s time to stop ‘failing’ our public schools

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey asked a question last week that’s been on the mind of many educators and lawmakers since the Alabama Accountability A… Read more


Today's editorial cartoon

Desperate Democrats at hearings

If you are in need of more evidence as to why so many Americans are cynical about politics in general and Washington in particular (and isn… Read more



Jim Blasingame: Relevance – the Customer’s new prime expectation

When describing what influences the behavior of individuals as they pursue their lives, you would likely include concepts associated with g… Read more


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Shoals Births

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November 20, 2019, funerals

Danny Appleton Sr., 10 a.m., Rock Springs Cemetery Read more

Doris Lorraine Lewis Riley

WAYNESBORO, TENNESSEE — Doris Lorraine Lewis Riley, 81, died November 17, 2019. Visitation will be today from 8 to 11 a.m. at Shackelford F… Read more


James Michael Merritt

CHEROKEE — James Michael Ronald “Mikie” Merritt was born August 1, 1990, and passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019. After being taken mu… Read more

Lois Selman Allen

FLORENCE — Lois Selman Allen, 94, passed away November 17, 2019. She was a member of North Wood United Methodist Church; UMW Ruth Subgroup;… Read more

Joseph Edward Kasmeier

FLORENCE — Joseph Edward Kasmeier, 80, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at his residence. Read more

Delois Ann Bates

FLORENCE — Delois Ann Bates, 61, died November 17, 2019. Memorial service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Trinity MB Church, Florence. Grace … Read more

Dorothy Kilburn Crouch

WESTPOINT, TENNESSEE — Dorothy Irene Kilburn Crouch, 87, died November 18, 2019. Visitation will be tonight from 5 to 8 at Neal Funeral Hom… Read more

T. Joe Johnson

MUSCLE SHOALS — T. Joe Johnson, 83, passed away November 17, 2019 in his home surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer. He… Read more

Richard 'Dickey' Blair Parrott

LEOMA, TENNESSEE — Richard “Dickey” Blair Parrott, 76, died November 18, 2019. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lorett… Read more

Jessie Leon Fisher

TUSCUMBIA — Jessie Leon Fisher, 61, died November 16, 2019. Visitation will be Thursday from 12-1 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel with a se… Read more


Dennis Wayne Swinea

FLORENCE — Dennis Wayne Swinea, 60, of Florence passed away Monday morning at home, his favorite place. He fought a nine-month cancer battl… Read more

Weather Today

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More sun than clouds. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

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