Florence Mugshots 12.29.2015

Birth Date: 02/11/73Booking Number: A1504896Agency: FPDInmate Name: CASTEEL, STACEY MTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class11:35:00 12/22/15 Fail to Appear/Comply/Pay 1st 4A 13A-10-39 5015 MUN CM11:35:00 12/22/15 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 4A 15-11-5 5015 MUN BM

Birth Date: 01/10/96Booking Number: A1504929Agency: FPDInmate Name: CARMACK, RICHARD KTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class15:18:00 […]

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Coach Saban met with the media in the morning for his final press conference before the game

DALLAS – The second-ranked Alabama football team wrapped up the practice schedule with a walkthrough on Wednesday, the final meeting before Thursday’s Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic against Michigan State.


Info for residents with septic tanks and private wells during floods


During heavy rains and floods such as those currently being experienced in Alabama, the ground can become saturated. Residents who use an onsite sewage disposal system (a septic tank system) may be experiencing performance problems due to these rain-soaked conditions.


Dam Closed Because of Weather

If your travel plans include crossing Wilson Dam within the next few days, you will need to revise your trip. Wilson Dam will be closed to vehicular traffic from 2:30 p.m. today (12/30) until 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4. The forecasted low temperatures could cause icing on the bridge.


On this date in 1963

From Colbert County Tourism,

Fifty two years ago today, the weather forecast called for cold rain, possibly mixed with a little sleet, in north Alabama.


Flooding in the Shoals

Crimson Tide took part in media day prior to Tuesday’s workout

DALLAS – The second-ranked Alabama football team completed its slate of full practices for the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, working nearly two hours in shells on Tuesday afternoon.


Bill Cosby To Be Charged in Sex Assault Case: Report

A Pennsylvania district attorney is set to file charges against comedian Bill Cosby in connection with an alleged 2004 sexual assault, according to The Associated Press. The Montgomery County district attorney’s office is expected to announce the charges Wednesday morning. Two people familiar with […]

Man of the Year: Donald Trump

They treated his campaign announcement as a joke. They tried to destroy his business. They called him every foul name they could come up with. But at the end of 2015, the biased journalists, political consultants, leftist activists, snarky comedians and embittered critics of every stripe had to […]

Nick Saban on canceling Michigan State series: ‘Nothing personal’

ARLINGTON, Texas — Alabama and Michigan State were supposed to play each other about nine months from now in Tuscaloosa, Ala., but Nick Saban ended that idea. Or did he? The Alabama head coach and former MSU coach talked Tuesday about the 2013 cancellation of a home-and-home series — the teams were supposed […]

Pharmacist and a Pharmacy Technician Indicted for Conspiracy to Illegally Distribute Prescription Drugs

BIRMINGHAM – A Jasper pharmacist and one of his pharmacy technicians turned themselves in to Federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents today on charges that they conspired to illegally distribute opioid painkillers and other controlled substances, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge Clay […]

Florence Mugshots Dec. 18 through Dec. 25

Birth Date: 06/18/95Booking Number: A1504921Agency: LAUDInmate Name: BERRY, BRYCE LTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class15:16:48 12/23/15 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 CIR BM

Birth Date: 04/17/91Booking Number: A1504854Agency: LAUDInmate Name: AS-SALAFY, JAMILAH ATime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class08:50:00 12/18/15 Child Abuse-Aggrav-Family 26-15-3 1319 DIST 3F08:50:00 12/18/15 Domestic Violence 1st […]

Red Cross Seeks Help, Provides Critical Assistance Across Multiple States After Tornadoes, Flooding Force Thousands from their Homes


The American Red Cross launched a massive relief response across multiple states in the wake of deadly storms which have been hammering communities across most of the country since before the Christmas holiday.


Fayetteville teen killed in crash

ATHENS– A single-vehicle crash at 4:30 a.m. this morning, Dec. 29, has claimed the life of a Tennessee teen. Lindey J. Gifford, 18, of Fayetteville, Tenn., was killed when the 2006 Honda Accord she was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.


Federal Grand Jury Indicts Two Mexican Men for Knowingly Transporting Illegal Aliens in the United States

BIRMINGHAM — A federal grand jury today indicted two Mexican men on charges that they knowingly transported illegal aliens within the United States for personal financial gain, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency Special Agent in Charge Raymond R. […]

Decatur Man Indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Misuse of a Social Security Number and Identity Theft

Freddie Dewayne Long

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted a Decatur man for failing to register as a sex offender and misusing another person’s Social Security number and other means of identification, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and U.S. Marshal Martin Keely.


Authorities tell merchants beware of fake money



FLORENCE- Police are sounding the trumpet about some funny money in circulation.