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.


Florence man arrested on domestic violence charges

Darnell Long

FLORENCE–Authorities have arrested Darnell Long on a list of charges involving a domestic altercation.


New Indian Mound Museum opens

Tuesday was an awesome day as they opened the new doors of the Florence Indian Mound Museum to the Mayor of Florence, Steve Holt and members of the Florence City Council. Architect Calvin Durham and designer, Jen Kennedy presented the new museum with Arts and Museums director, Libby Jordan and Community Services Director, Todd […]

Couple go on spending spree with stolen card

Chris Hammond

FLORENCE–In December, officers were notified of a theft that had occurred at a residence in Glen Mary Subdivision. The complainant, an elderly female, had just been released from the hospital after a nearly month stay.


Legendary rapper to speak at UNA

FLORENCE – Rapper and political activist Chuck D will speak at the University of North Alabama, Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m., to discuss “Rap, Race and Reality.”