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Shoals leaders increasingly skeptical about DreamVision project one year later

FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Over the last year, we’ve gotten sporadic updates about a proposed multi-billion dollar theme park looking to call northwest Alabama home. 265 more words


Florence Police Officer uses medical training to help save stabbing victim's life

FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Police Officers were called to the scene of a late-night stabbing Wednesday night, where they found a male victim lying in the front yard. 353 more words


Students go too far with court-side antics, upsetting Lexington fans

SHEFFIELD, Ala. (WHNT) – A Colbert County superintendent has issued an apology for some antics his students pulled at a basketball game this week.

WHNT News 19 was alerted about the unsportsmanlike conduct of some Sheffield basketball fans through Snapchat. 270 more words


Lauderdale Co. jury finds man guilty of lying during brother's murder trial

FLORENCE, Ala. – A jury has found a Shoals man guilty of lying during his brother’s murder trial.  The jury found Shannon Johnson guilty of first-degree perjury on Tuesday. 87 more words


UPDATE: Missing Franklin County man found in Rome, Georgia

The Franklin County Sheriff’s office reports Jerry Wayne Cotham, 78, has been found. He was located in Rome, Georgia.

Officials say he appears to be okay, but Cotham is being taken to the hospital to be checked out. 66 more words


Lauderdale County Sheriff's Deputy leaves hospital following last Wednesday's shooting in Florence

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –  It’s a good day in Lauderdale County; Deputy Randall McCrary is home. He spent a week in the hospital following a shooting that happened last Wednesday night. 281 more words


Leila Norris' 100th birthday celebrated with a proclamation and key to Russellville

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – She and her husband brought the first soft serve ice cream shop to north Alabama. Monday, Leila Norris’ adopted home town in Franklin County celebrated her accomplishments and life for her 100th birthday. 208 more words