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Florence High School retiree honored with diploma

FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence City Schools honored several retirees during an assembly Friday morning. But there was one particular retiree who received special recognition…more than 40 years after leaving school. 290 more words


Florence moves forward with blight property removal across the city

FLORENCE, Ala. – A major city clean-up project is underway in Florence right now. Working with property owners, the city is removing dilapidated structures considered a nuisance. 247 more words


Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur executed overnight

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As of 12:15 am, Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur has been executed for the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker.

Governor Kay Ivey released this statement moments after saying in part: 794 more words


Spurgeon bond reduced; could return to Florida to face prosecution

FLORENCE, Ala. –  A Florida resident facing hundreds of felony charges related to child abuse could soon be making bond in Lauderdale County.

A bond reduction order was issued Wednesday morning in Lauderdale County District Court. 222 more words


Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office receives new water patrol equipment

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer boating season. In Lauderdale County, the sheriff’s office will be patrolling the waters using their latest pieces of equipment. 237 more words


Alabama to expand Pre-K program in school systems

FLORENCE, Ala. – School systems across Alabama are awaiting a big announcement. They are competing for $13-million released by the state to expand Pre-K programs. 251 more words


Inspectors warn of hazards around swimming pools; urge precautions

FLORENCE, Ala. – Since an incident in which three people were shocked at a swimming pool on Friday in Florence, viewers have reached out to the WHNT News 19 Newsroom. 328 more words