Authorities search for missing man

Stacy L. Rester

Florence police are asking the public for help in locating a missing person; Stacy L. Rester, 52, of Florence was last seen on 3-5-17 in the area of E. Limestone Street.


Florence woman arrested after altercation with taxi driver


FLORENCE-Gina Oliver, 24, of Florence was arrested late Monday night following an altercation with a taxi driver.


Burglary suspects apprehended at Budget Inn Florence



FLORENCE-Last night Florence police officers received a tip from someone who had seen the stories of the recent burglaries. Officers responded to the tip and located Zachary Tyler Cartwright, 18, of Florence and Christopher Cody Masters, 23, of Florence inside of a hotel room at Budget Inn in Florence.


Do you know this man? Florence police looking for suspected car burglar

Do you recognize this man? The Florence Police Department would like to speak with this man about a car that was recently burglarized.


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.


Florence man dies in two-car wreck

FLORENCE-Authorities say a Florence man was killed in a two-car accident late Thursday afternoon around 6:30.


Do you know this man? Authorities want to know

WANTED – The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office is in need of identifying a forgery suspect. This is surveillance video from First Metro Bank on Cloverdale Road.


Missing Florence man located

Casey Curry

FLORENCE–Friends are breathing a sigh of relief after missing Florence man Casey Curry was located safely over the weekend.

Friends and family identify deceased Florence woman

Andrea Forbes

FLORENCE–Friends and family have identified a Florence woman at the center of a death investigation. Officers found the deceased woman Saturday morning as they were conducting a welfare check on the 300 block of Simpson Street.


Academy Sports will have 63,000 square feet of retail space

Future home of Academy Sports

FLORENCE-Formerly the site of Kmart, the corner of Cox Creek Parkway and Florence Boulevard will soon be home to Academy Sports + Outdoors.