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Florence school board member announces resignation

FLORENCE, Ala. – Bill Jordan says he is resigning as a Florence Board of Education member. He sent a letter to Connie Wallace, Interim Superintendent of Florence City Schools this morning. 296 more words


Florence Board of Education moves forward with the building of a new middle school

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Florence School Board has awarded the contract for a new middle school in the city.

In a vote of 4-to-1 and 1 abstention, the board voted to move forward on the project Thursday afternoon. 160 more words


UNA Police investigating allegation of sexual abuse on campus

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama police department is investigating a sexual abuse allegation.

According to an incident report filed with the department, a 22-year-old female alleges she was the victim of abuse in September. 47 more words


Students at L.E. Willson School in Sheffield get early Spring Break due to broken water main

SHEFFIELD, Ala. – A water leak at a Sheffield Elementary School sent students home early for Spring Break.

L.E. Willson Principal Tony Willis said when he arrived at school Thursday morning, water was cascading down the front steps.   144 more words


School board poised to award bid for new Florence Middle School

FLORENCE, Ala. — It’s pretty much a done deal. Board members from the University of North Alabama and Florence City Schools have both approved a mediation settlement agreement, ending a land-use dispute. 287 more words


Colbert County Animal Shelter seeking owner of injured dog

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. – The Colbert County Animal Shelter needs help locating the owner of a dog dropped off this past weekend. Shelter employees said the dog is suffering from some very bad injuries. 228 more words


Shoals woman charged with exploitation of elderly family member

FLORENCE, Ala. – A woman faces more than 100 felonies in Florence for taking advantage of a family member. Investigators say the charges range from credit card fraud to selling the victim’s car. 272 more words