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Cocaine and Marijuana in Glove Lead to Arrest

Florence police report that on June 12th, agents with the Lauderdale County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence of 522 Blair Street in Florence. While monitoring the residence, the suspect left the residence and was stopped…
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Southwire Expanding Florence Plant

Southwire has announced an expansion at its plant complex on Helton Drive in Florence, and is expected to increase production capacity by 30% and create approximately 120 jobs. President and CEO Rich Stinson said the project is part of a…
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Police Arrest Lexington Man After Chase

Florence police report that on Monday June 12th at approximately 7:50 pm, officers responded to a call of a male leaving Lauderdale County Work Release. A description of the male and the vehicle, a black truck he was leaving in,…
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Power Outage in Florence

We have received reports of a widespread power outage in the Florence Industrial Park, which is affecting business and traffic signals.  Please treat all nonfunctional signals as a four-way stop.

ALDOT Seeks Public Input

From ALDOT:  The Alabama Department of Transportation is inviting the public to give input on its draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 –2027 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program for Highway and Transit. The comment period will end on or around June 27,…
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Missing Person – Florence

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has released this missing person alert today.  Harleanna McCrelless has been missing for the past two days since she was last seen at Florence High School.  If you have any information on her whereabouts, please…
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Agents Arrest Two on Meth and Fentanyl Charges

The Florence Police Department reports two people have been arrested following the execution of a search warrant at a residence on County Road 85 in Lauderdale County.  The Lauderdale County Drug Task Force seized seven ounces of methamphetamine and about…
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Florence Police Assist Then Arrest Car Theft Suspect

FPD Report: Around 10am on May 24th, an officer patrolling the area of Cox Creek Parkway and Chisholm observed a stalled vehicle driven by Florence resident Roddrecuz Winston. Officers helped Mr. Winston by obtaining gas thinking the vehicle was empty….
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