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Woman faces multiple charges involving theft from an elderly family member

Jennifer Hipps

FLORENCE- According to police, Jennifer HIpps was arrested Thursday on multiple charges.

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Womack leaving post as Florence school superintendent

Dr. Janet S. Womack (Courtesy Florence City Schools)

FLORENCE-This morning the Florence Board of Education bought out the remainder of Superintendent Janet Womack’s contract.

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UNA to Welcome Freshman Class of 2018 to Campus

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama will host a special visit day targeting high school juniors. UNA’s “Class of 2018 Visit Day” will take place March 18, in various locations on campus.

A schedule of the day’s events is below:

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OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE ARREST OF FORMER CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT FOR ELDER ABUSE FOR ALLEGEDLY PUNCHING 71-YR-OLD IN FACE

Betty Jean Tubbs

State officials announced the arrest of a former employee of a Tuscaloosa County nursing home for abuse of a resident at the facility. Betty Jean Tubbs, 47, of Tuscaloosa was arrested on February 16 and has been released on bond.

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Authorities asking public for help in identifying robbery suspect

FLORENCE- The search continues for a robbery suspect in Florence. Investigators are looking for leads which can help identify the bandit caught on surveillance video. Florence police said this week’s featured crime took place in the early morning hours of Monday.

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FORMER MOSSES MAYOR WALTER HILL GETS PRISON TIME ON FELONY ETHICS VIOLATION

Walter Hill

(MONTGOMERY)–State authorities announced that Walter S. Hill, former mayor of the Town of Mosses in Lowndes County, has been sentenced to serve time in prison on a felony ethics violation for use of his office for personal gain. Hill was sentenced yesterday to five years, with three years to be served in […]

TWO CHARGED IN GAS STATION DEBIT CARD SKIMMING OPERATION THAT INVOLVED MULTIPLE STATES

(MONTGOMERY)–Two individuals are facing federal charges for using skimming devices on gas pumps, announced George Beck Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, and Steven T. Marshall, Attorney General for the State of Alabama. These charges are the result of a continuing multi-agency investigation that was initiated by the Alabama Attorney General’s […]

Simpson hired as media relations manager at Florence Lauderdale Tourism

Simpson

FLORENCE– Florence/Lauderdale Tourism is excited to announce the Manager of Media Relations has been filled. A graduate of the University of West Alabama (Livingston) and social media/graphic design standout, Randa Simpson, has joined the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism staff as Manager of Media Relations. She began her new job near the end of January and […]

Accountant for Non-profit Government Contractor Sentenced to Two and a Half Years in Prison for Theft and Tax Evasion

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge recently sentenced a former accountant with a Huntsville non-profit corporation that contracted with the government to place people with disabilities into government jobs to two and a half years in prison for defrauding the organization and the Internal Revenue Service, announced federal officials.

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Activist Jane Elliott to Speak at the University of North Alabama

Activist Jane Elliott

FLORENCE, Ala. –Anti-racism activist, educator and feminist, Jane Elliott will speak at the University of North Alabama, Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m.

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