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$9M projects involve roof, entrance upgrades to Florence City Schools

FLORENCE — Three Florence City Schools facilities are getting upgrades, including a new roof at the high school and improved entrances at W… Read more


Cost of mailing license plates increasing in Lauderdale Co.

FLORENCE — The Lauderdale County License Commissioner's Office is raising the cost of mailing out a license plate beginning Feb. 1. Read more


Firm begins testing soil at Cherokee High School

CHEROKEE — A Huntsville geotechnical firm on Wednesday dug several test pits around Cherokee High School, and explored areas beneath the au… Read more


2022 was a record year for babies at NAMC

FLORENCE — North Alabama Medical Center was brimming with babies in 2022, setting a record for the most births in a single year since the 1… Read more


Muscle Shoals officials revive storm drainage improvement talks

MUSCLE SHOALS — The city is resurrecting a drainage project it had proposed several years ago that would help alleviate street flooding alo… Read more



Red Bay boys surge into state rankings

Red Bay’s winning run has carried the Tigers into the state boys rankings. Read more


Firsts ready to be recorded by NW-Shoals softball

MUSCLE SHOALS — The sites and sounds of construction are obvious. Read more


Reeder, Athey voted Fans' Players of the Week

Hackleburg’s Jaquan Reeder and Vina’s Kaitlyn Athey were voted this week’s Fans’ Favorites. Read more


You Said It

As the new waterlines, the broadband, the infrastructure, the bridge repairs — all the things coming from President Joe Biden’s recovery ac… Read more

Skating ahead with public assistance

A group of avid skateboarders have provided all of us with a valuable lesson in civic involvement. Read more


Today's editorial cartoon


Colbert County Health Ratings published January 22

The following inspection reports were received by the TimesDaily on Jan. 3 and Jan. 9. Scores are based on a 100-point system. Restaurants … Read more


Arts and entertainment items for Go and Do listing are published, as space permits, on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline to submit… Read more


The deadline to submit live music events for Best Bets is noon Monday for publication the following Thursday. All venues must include a com… Read more


January 26, 2023 funerals

Roland Hurston, 12-2, Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia Read more


Ricky Murrell

LORETTO, TENNESSEE — Ricky Murrell, 68, went to his heavenly home on January 10, 2023, at University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital. He enj… Read more


Gerald Anthony Richardson

ATHENS — Gerald Anthony Richardson went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 21, 2023. No services are planned. Spry Funeral Home in A… Read more

Debra 'Debbie' Richardson

CHEROKEE — Debra “Debbie” Richardson, 55, died January 25, 2023. Visitation will be Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home, Tus… Read more

Mary Jane Gibbs

SMYRNA, TENNESSEE — Mary Jane Gibbs, 80, died January 24, 2023. Visitation will be Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home with a… Read more

Martha Jean Middlebrooks

TUSCUMBIA — Martha Jean Middlebrooks, 83, died January 18, 2023. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church, Tu… Read more


Donald Edward Goode

FLORENCE — Donald Edward Goode, 66, of Florence passed away January 12th, 2023 at his home. Read more

Janice Newell Carlton

PHIL CAMPBELL — Janice Newell Carlton, 71, died January 21, 2023. Graveside Committal will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Mt. View Baptist Church C… Read more

Daniel Wesley Askew

SHEFFIELD — Daniel Wesley Askew, 70, Sheffield, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Visitation will be Saturday, January 28, from 11:… Read more

Jean Malone

GOLDEN, MISSISSIPPI — Jean Hargett Malone, 96, died January 24, 2023. Funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Belmon… Read more

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