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Marchers descend on Shoals legislative office asking for more funding

FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – An effort to bring adequate funding to mental health services took to the streets Wednesday morning.

From the parking lot of the Lauderdale County Courthouse to the Alabama legislative office, dozens braved the hot temperatures Wednesday to have their voices heard. 206 more words


Contract bids underway for sewer restoration project in Cherokee

CHEROKEE, Ala. (WHNT) – After years of waiting and months of questions to WHNT News 19, a sewer system upgrade is finally on the way to the town of Cherokee. 287 more words


SCAM ALERT: Russellville Police have a warning for well-meaning community members

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. – Russellville Police shared a scam alert with its Facebook followers today. Investigators say they have gotten several reports about a man and woman asking for money for their baby’s funeral. 23 more words


Expect delays at Colbert County Driver License Office

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – Colbert County Probate Judge Daniel Rosser says people should expect delays at the Driver License Office.

Crews will be installing new software in the office, and the staff will be training on the new software. 11 more words


Crews plan to widen road behind Russellville Middle School

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A project to widen a well-traveled road behind Russellville Middle School is set to start soon, however, city leaders said it may not be ready for the first day of school. 301 more words


Three arrested after fight with 2 Florence police officers; one injured

FLORENCE, Ala. – Two Florence police officers are recovering after being involved in a fight with three people near the W.C. Handy Festival.  All of the suspects were arrested. 199 more words


Judge to hand down decision in Lauderdale County inmate abortion lawsuit by Friday

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton joined his attorneys in federal court Monday. He’s named in a lawsuit for reportedly denying an inmate her right to an abortion. 399 more words