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St. Joseph students receive coveted campus award

FLORENCE, Ala. – After four years of non-stop work, some students in Florence received a prized trophy Friday morning. But it’s not for work in the classroom, rather outside keeping their environment clean. 244 more words


Shaw selected to lead Florence City Schools

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Florence City School Board has selected who they want to lead the school system forward. Of the four finalists, they decided to keep leadership in the family. 293 more words


Proposed agricultural center causing strife in Lauderdale County

FLORENCE, Ala. – Lauderdale County could see a new agricultural and event center within two years.

It’s not local leaders planning a 10,000 seat arena, but the legislative delegation from the Shoals. 324 more words


Sheffield murder suspect headed to mental health facility

SHEFFIELD, Ala. – A Colbert County man accused of murdering his father in 2014 won’t be going to prison. Following a not guilty plea, George Morris III has been committed to a state mental health facility. 166 more words


Man meets young firefighters who saved his life

ROGERSVILLE, Ala.-It’s not everyone who can honestly tell you, ‘I saved someone’s life,’ but Slade Sartain and Kaitlyn Hendrix can, and they did. Both are high school seniors who are volunteers with the Rogersville Fire Department. 369 more words


Jenise Spurgeon given bond amount; can't have contact with victims if released

FLORENCE, Ala. – A woman accused of abusing adopted and foster children appeared in court Tuesday afternoon.

After weeks of being held without bond, Jenise Spurgeon now has the opportunity to get out of the Lauderdale County Detention Center. 200 more words


Hastings' preliminary hearing continued in Lauderdale County murder case

FLORENCE, Ala. – Late last week, Robert Eugene Hastings was transferred from state prison back to Lauderdale County. He was scheduled for a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. 161 more words