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Three People Sentenced for Trafficking Heroin and Fentanyl

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced three Birmingham residents for conspiring to traffic nearly $2 million worth of heroin and fentanyl, federal officials announced.

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Federal Corrections Officer Charged with Accepting Bribes for Prison Contraband

BIRMINGHAM – Federal prosecutors last week charged a former employee at the Federal Correctional Institution at Aliceville with accepting $5,695 in bribes to smuggle contraband into the prison and lying about it to investigators, announced federal officials.

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New execution date set as US Supreme Court rejects Arthur appeal

Tommy Arthur (ALDOC)

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The appeal for condemned murder-for-hire killer Tommy Arthur has been rejected by the Supreme Court.

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Safeplace opens new Tuscumbia outreach office

Staff and friends of the new Safeplace office

TUSCUMBIA–Safeplace, a domestic violence program serving Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion, and Winston counties, has opened a new office in the city of Tuscumbia.

Safeplace provides shelter and counseling for families due to domestic violence and offers outreach programs such as court advocacy services, prevention education […]

Tuscumbia gets new attorney

Willie Hovater Attorney at Law

TUSCUMBIA-Congratulations to Willie Hovater, a 2009 Muscle Shoals High School graduate, on passing the state bar exam.

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UNA Bands Presents a ‘Revolutionary!’ President’s Concert

 

FLORENCE – UNA Bands presents the annual President’s Concert Friday, April 28, at 7:00 p.m., in Norton Auditorium. This year’s concert is titled “Revolutionary!” and features revolutionary music as well as music written about revolutions.

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Tennessee educator and 15-year-old kidnap victim located

The Amber Alert has been cancelled. According to authorities, Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas have been located in Northern California. Cummins is under arrest and Thomas has been safely recovered.

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UNA Business Society Students Recognized at State Conference

 

 

 

By Guy McClure

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama College of Business students had a successful trip April 7 and 8 at the annual Phi Beta Lambda State Conference this year. 14 College of Business student chapter members traveled to Birmingham to compete with collegiate institutions throughout the state […]

UNA’s first African-American student to speak at Spring Commencement

Wendell Wilkie Gunn (’65)

By Bryan Rachal

FLORENCE –Wendell Wilkie Gunn (’65) will serve as the University of North Alabama’s spring commencement speaker Saturday, May 13, at 10 a.m., and 2 p.m., in Flowers Hall.

In addition to speaking at both events, Gunn will be the recipient of an honorary […]

NW-SCC students chosen for 2017 All-Alabama Academic Team

The 2017 NW-SCC All-Alabama Academic team consists of Kaylen Bishop (pictured on the right) and Ashley I Dulce Rosa Figueroa-Cifuentes (pictured on the left). They are joined by NW-SCC President, Dr. Humphrey Lee.

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL — Kaylen Bishop and Ashley I Dulce Rosa Figueroa-Cifuentes were selected to the 2017 All-Alabama Academic […]