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Processing plant repurposing old Hillshire Farms facility in Florence

FLORENCE, Ala. – It’s been three years since there was any activity at a Florence food processing facility. When Hillshire closed in late 2014, more than one thousand employees lost their jobs. 223 more words


Court records released in Florence nursing home sexual assault

FLORENCE, Ala. – It’s been just over a week since a Florence nursing aid was arrested for sexually assaulting a nursing home patient. On Friday, WHNT News 19 got our first view of the complaint affidavit filed in court. 274 more words


I Propose Pie Season Be A Real Thing

by Steven Doyle

Is there a thing called “pie season”? I know there is a Pie Council, possibly in the same vein as Garrison Keillor’s “Catsup Advisory Board” or his “American Duct Tape Council”. 333 more words

Steven Doyle

Multi-state stolen vehicle chase ends in Lauderdale County after more than an hour

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – A major theft suspect was taken into custody tonight in dramatic fashion. Law enforcement in northwest Alabama and southern Tennessee chased a stolen vehicle for more than an hour Wednesday night. 42 more words


After years of debate, ground is broken on new Animal Services facility in Florence

FLORENCE, Ala. – There are many people in Lauderdale County who never thought they would see this day come. Wednesday morning ground was broken on a new Animal Services facility for Florence and the county. 279 more words


Florence PD K9 escapes; bites woman

FLORENCE, Ala. – A canine with Florence police attacked a woman over the weekend. Tuesday afternoon, Florence police briefed the news media on the incident. 225 more words


Man accused of human trafficking in Lauderdale County pleads guilty, will serve life in prison

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – Corey Davis entered a guilty plea today moments before his human trafficking trial was set to begin. He did so just before the jury was called to hear opening statements. 253 more words