Author Archive: Shoals News

Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 6:15 p.m. Saturday, April 6, has claimed the life of a Florence woman. Tammie J. Ivy, 54, was fatally injured when the 1993 Harley-Davidson motorcycle she was operating left the roadway, struck a…
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Kiwanis Pancake Day 2024

The Florence Kiwanis Club is hosting their 72nd Annual Pancake Day on Friday March 8th and Saturday March 9th.  The event will take place at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum on Veterans Drive. Hours for the event are 6:00 am to 7:00…
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Browns Ferry Begins Scheduled Outage

On Friday, Feb. 16, TVA’s Browns Ferry Unit 3 was safely taken offline for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage that will prepare the unit for the next two years of providing carbon-free energy to the people of the Tennessee…
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Winter Weather Update

Winter Weather Update for 6:00 pm Monday: A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6am tomorrow. Also a Wind Chill Warning has been issued for the entire WNRA listening area, effective from midnight tonight until noon tomorrow. The National…
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Florence Death Investigation

This morning, January 12, 2024, at approximately 8:30 A.M., Florence Police Officers responded to a report of a “person down” near 1244 Florence Blvd. When officers arrived, they found Thomas Messer, a 58 year old male, on the ground near…
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ADEM Proposes Fine for Constellium

December 29, 2023 The Alabama Department of Environmental Management announced today they may fine Constellium in Muscle Shoals due to noncompliance with state laws. The announcement states in part that pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act,…
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Controlled Burn Near Coondog Cemetery

Cherokee Fire Department reports there will be a controlled burn today, south of Coondog Cemetery Road near Pope Tower Road. Colbert County residents will see a lot of smoke in that area but this is a controlled burn being conducted…
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Human Remains Found in Lauderdale County

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s office says a hunter has discovered human remains in a wooded area near County Road 6, west of Highway 157. Lauderdale County Sheriff Joe Hamilton says the hunter discovered skeletal human remains…
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School Bus Wreck in Barton

Authorities responded to a wreck involving an SUV and Colbert County school bus this afternoon on Highway 72. Firefighters with Cherokee and Barton responded to the accident at the intersection of Mt. Mills Road and Highway 72. Authorities say there…
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Police Seek Information in Robbery Attempt

On Monday, December 11, 2023, at approximately 7:15 AM, Florence police officers responded to a robbery call at 105 Jeremy Drive, Jack’s Restaurant. According to employees a white male wearing a tan toboggan, green coat, dark pants, and a medical…
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