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Kilby STEAM Camp takes on medical theme for the week

FLORENCE — Students at Kilby Laboratory School were all but scrubbing in this week as week three of the six-week STEAM camp took on a medic… Read more

The Greater Shoals recommendations

FLORENCE — Members of the Greater Shoals group shared suggestions during a Tuesday gathering, arranging them under six headings based on re… Read more

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Boldness needed to address Greater Shoals issues

FLORENCE — The Greater Shoals organization presented a list Tuesday of 18 proposals that they gleaned from a series of community meetings. Read more

Sheffield Council doesn't flinch on smoking ordinance

SHEFFIELD — Unless the city's insurance carrier decides to satisfy Joseph Mitchum's claim against the city in the next week, attorney Benne… Read more

Joe Wheeler celebrates range of upgrades thanks to more secure funds

ROGERSVILLE — A year's worth of essential renovations costing $1 million have been completed at Joe Wheeler State Park. Read more

Sports

Day one of the High School World Finals Bass Tournament

Prep football: No lazy summer for Shoals football players

FLORENCE — Sheffield High’s Martez Smith, Dontavious Long and Will Armstrong each have two summer jobs. Read more

Lotteries, June 19, 2019

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Opinion

Short-term rental violations need long-term solution

Florence city officials and owners of short-term rental properties will meet Thursday to discuss ordinance violations that Zoning Administr… Read more

You Said It

If talking on your cellphone is distracted driving, how come I see police cars with their driver talking on their cellphones quite often? J… Read more

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Life

Trump campaign fires pollsters after mixed messaging

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump's internal polling suggested he was trailing Democrats in crucial states earlier this year, it did… Read more

Louisiana governor: Upriver floods a disaster for fisheries

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana's governor says floodwaters from the Midwest are severely hurting people who make their living from coastal seafood… Read more

Wish List

The TimesDaily Wish List includes items needed by local nonprofit agencies to serve the public. A list of different agencies is published e… Read more

Obituaries

June 19, 2018, funerals

Sandra Ford, 2 p.m., Greater St. Paul African Methodist Church, Florence Read more

David Alan Hanback

FLORENCE — David Alan Hanback, 69, of Florence, passed away June 16, 2019. Read more

Dorothy Marie Thompson

HUNTSVILLE — April 3, 1926 - June 17, 2019 — Dorothy Marie Thompson, 93, of Huntsville, passed away Monday. Read more

Mary Ann Weathers

LEIGHTON — Mary Ann Weathers, 77 years old of Leighton, passed away June 17, 2019 at her residence in Florence. Read more

Jacqueline Glenn

EAST CLEVELAND, OHIO — Jacqueline Glenn, 72, died June 13, 2019. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cummings & Davis Funeral… Read more

Robert L. Crane

TISHOMINGO, MISSISSIPPI — Robert L. Crane, 64, died June 18, 2019. Services will be Thursday at 4 p.m. at Tishomingo Baptist Church with vi… Read more

Tabatha Leeann Sutton

CHEROKEE — Tabatha Leeann Sutton, age 31 of Cherokee, passed away on Monday, June 17th, 2019. Her visitation will be Thursday, June 20th at… Read more

Samuel 'Josephine' Davis Martin

DECATUR — Funeral service for Samuel “Josephine” Davis Martin, age 96, of Decatur, will be Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Shelton F… Read more

Pony Baker

FALKVILLE — Colonel Horace W. “Pony” Baker, U.S. Marine Corps passed away 16 June 2019 in Falkville, Alabama. Pony was born 25 April 1936 i… Read more

Kayla Faith Tays

KILLEN — Kayla Faith Tays, 26, died June 17, 2019. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Spry-Williams Funeral Home. Funeral Saturd… Read more

Gerald 'Mickey' Thornton

SCOTTSBORO — Gerald “Mickey” Thornton, beloved Christian, sports enthusiast, buffet lover, and self-proclaimed comedian and poet, went peac… Read more

Hassel Burbank

KILLEN — Hassel Burbank, 94, of Killen, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Lauderdale Christian Nursing Home. He was a veteran of the U… Read more

Rondel Ivo Loney

ROGERSVILLE — Rondel Ivo Loney, 89, of Rogersville, passed away June 17, 2019. Ron spent 35 years on the railroad; he loved golf and his gr… Read more

Velma R. Pounders

CHEROKEE — Velma Rose Pounders, of Cherokee, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the age of 61. Her visitation will be tonight from 6 t… Read more

Weather Today

Showers and thunderstorms late. Lows overnight in the low 70s.

Today

89° 73°

Showers and thunderstorms late. Lows overnight in the low 70s.

Humidity:77%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SW at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:80%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:05:36:52 AM
Sunset:08:07:03 PM

This Week's Forecast

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Showers and thunderstorms late. Lows overnight in the low 70s.Wed
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Morning thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Thu
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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Fri
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Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Sat
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Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Sun
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A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Mon
40%89° 72°
Morning showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Tue
40%86° 69°
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