UPDATE: Florence attorney collapses during murder trial, heart attack ruled out

FLORENCE–Prominent Florence attorney Jean Darby collapsed this morning during the murder trial of Alfonso Jarmon. Continue reading UPDATE: Florence attorney collapses during murder trial, heart attack ruled out

ALABAMA HOUSE SPEAKER MAC MCCUTCHEON ENDORSES JUDGE ROY MOORE

Justice Roy Moore

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – On Wednesday, the Judge Roy Moore for U.S. Senate Campaign announced the endorsement of Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon (R-Monrovia). McCutcheon’s endorsement reflects the strong support Judge Moore has received from state Republican elected officials ahead of the December 12th special election.

“I am pleased to add my name to the continually-growing list of those endorsing Judge Roy Moore in his bid to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions,” McCutcheon said Wednesday. “Judge Moore is the only candidate remaining in the race who holds the same conservative beliefs and moral values that most Alabamians share, and he is the only one who will follow in the footprints that Jeff Sessions left behind.” Continue reading ALABAMA HOUSE SPEAKER MAC MCCUTCHEON ENDORSES JUDGE ROY MOORE

Troopers to begin enforcing new Uninsured Motorists Law on Wednesday, Nov. 1


MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is set to begin enforcing the Alabama Mandatory Liability Insurance Law (Act#2016-361).
Last year, during the 2016 legislative session, the law was passed and signed by the Governor to mandate all Alabama motorists have liability insurance. Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 1, those who choose to drive without liability insurance will face a civil penalty. Continue reading Troopers to begin enforcing new Uninsured Motorists Law on Wednesday, Nov. 1

Lauderdale County Amnesty Program Warrant List

FLORENCE–The following people have active alias warrants in Lauderdale County District Court. Court officials are offering an amnesty program running from Oct. 23rd until Oct. 31st. If your name is on the list call the DA’s office at 256-764-6351 to avoid arrest. Continue reading Lauderdale County Amnesty Program Warrant List

Lauderdale County Amnesty Program: Warrant List for suspected worthless checks

FLORENCE–Lauderdale County Court officials are offering amnesty in a Stay out of Jail Program from October 23rd to October 31st.

Officials say there are over 2000 people with outstanding warrants. If your name is on the lists call 256-764-6351 to get the matter resolved.

The following people have active warrants for worthless checks at the District Attorney’s Office:

 

ACKLIN, JANAS

$533.35

ADAY, JASON

$1,757.28 Continue reading Lauderdale County Amnesty Program: Warrant List for suspected worthless checks

Police pursuit ends in fatal crash

KILLEN–Authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com, that a single-vehicle crash at 2:30 p.m. today, Oct. 17, has claimed the life of a Florence man. Continue reading Police pursuit ends in fatal crash

State Health officials investigate possible food poisoning at NAL

MUSCLE SHOALS–The Colbert and Lauderdale County Health Departments, in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), are investigating a gastrointestinal illness of 36 people who ate at a catered event hosted by North American Lighting Co. in Muscle Shoals, Ala., on Sunday, October 15. Persons who attended the event have reported vomiting and diarrhea lasting less than 24 hours.

North American Lighting continues to provide information to the health department. The source of the food has been inspected by health department environmental staff and some samples were sent to ADPH, Bureau of Clinical Laboratories, for testing. Patient specimens have been collected and will be shipped to the laboratory today. Continue reading State Health officials investigate possible food poisoning at NAL

Police make arrest in sexual abuse case

Gerald L Crittenden

FLORENCE-Authorities have arrested a Florence man after he was indicted for sexual abuse. Continue reading Police make arrest in sexual abuse case

Florence man dies when vehicle strikes house

FLORENCE – A one vehicle crash at 7:30 a.m. today, October 17, 2017 has claimed the life of a Florence man. Continue reading Florence man dies when vehicle strikes house

UNA Extends Helping Hand to Victims of Hurricanes

 

 

FLORENCE, Ala. – In addition to the funds raised by the Student Government Association, the University of North Alabama is now offering additional help to victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Officials with UNA recently announced a series of changes they’ll be enacting in response to the storms.  Those changes include a waiving of the application fee for the fall 2018 semester for any students affected.  In addition, UNA will also waive the out-of-state tuition for students entering in the 2018-2019 academic year. Continue reading UNA Extends Helping Hand to Victims of Hurricanes