ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM CONGRATULATES LOCAL ATTORNEY

Tuscumbia Attorney Brent Woodall

The Alliance Defending Freedom (“ADF”) recently congratulated local attorney W. Brent Woodall in its Allied Attorney Success Newsletter (“newsletter”). The ADF is a national conservative non-profit legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Its newsletter recognized activity that occurred in the […]

Local Professor Selected for Prestigious Talent Development Program

Professor Michael Curtis Johnson

FLORENCE — University of North Alabama Cinematic Arts assistant professor Michael Curtis Johnson has been selected for the prestigious 2019 Berlinale Talents development program that takes place at the Berlin International Film Festival Feb. 9-14, 2019. He is one of 250 emerging international filmmakers from 77 countries selected […]

THE SECRET SISTERS FEATURED AT SONGWRITING WORKSHOP AT UNA

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Writer’s Series, under the auspices of the English Department, will host a songwriting workshop with the Secret Sisters, Tuesday, March 19, in the Performance Center of the GUC.

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AUTHORITIES ASKING PUBLIC FOR HELP IDENTIFYING ROBBERY SUSPECT

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect.

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Oscar Nominated Screenwriter Will Fetters to Appear at Lindsey Film Festival

Screenwriter Will Fetters

FLORENCE, Ala. – The George S. Lindsey UNA Film Festival is pleased to announce that producer and screenwriter Will Fetters will make a special guest appearance at this year’s film festival, February 28-March 2.

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ARREST MADE IN PHIL CAMPBELL MURDER

Brittney Kaylen Barnett

PHIL CAMPBELL – Authorities have made an arrest in connection to a murder that occurred Monday night.

Brittany Kaylen Barnett has been arrested and charged with murder.

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Smart Start at UNA Benefits Students and Entrepreneurs

Students Imagine Innovative Products and Bring Them to Life

FLORENCE, Ala. – This past Friday night kicked off Smart Start Weekend, a two-day event for students to exchange business startup ideas, directed by the University of North Alabama’s College of Business.

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Actress Nancy Stafford to appear at 2019 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival

FLORENCE, Ala. – The George S. Lindsey UNA Film Festival is pleased to announce actress, speaker and author Nancy Stafford will make a special guest appearance at this year’s film festival, Feb. 28 – March 2.

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Troopers Urges Motorists to Drive with Extreme Caution in Wintry Mix

MONTGOMERY – With a mix of wintry precipitation forecasted this week in Alabama, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) encourages motorists who must drive to use extreme caution and to expect roadways to be icy.

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WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT MONDAY TO NOON CST TUESDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING To continue reading click

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MISS UNA 2019 CROWNED OVER WEEKEND

FLORENCE — Miss UNA 2019 Keely Templeton was crowned Saturday night at Norton Auditorium.

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Marshall Announces Multi-state Settlement with Companies Regarding Deceptive Practices in Promotion of Hip Implant Devices

MONTGOMERY–Attorney General Steve Marshall announced recently that he and 45 other Attorneys General reached a $120 million Consent Judgment with Johnson & Johnson and Medical Device Business Services Inc. to resolve allegations of unlawful promotions of metal-on-metal hip implant devices, the ASR XL and the Pinnacle Ultamet. Medical Device Business Services Inc., a subsidiary […]

THE CHURCH HAS NOT TAKEN ISRAEL’S PLACE

The church has NOT taken Israel’s place! Several Scriptures relate to that subject. The first we will turn to is Genesis 17:7: “I will establish My covenant between Me and you [Abraham] and to your seed after you in their generations for an EVERLASTING covenant, to be God to you, and to your seed […]

Lindsey UNA Film Festival Announces Film Selections for 2019 Festival

FLORENCE, Ala. – The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival is pleased to announce the films selected for exhibition at the 2019 festival, which will take place Feb. 28 – March 2.

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Waterloo man dies in head-on collision

WATERLOO –A Waterloo man was killed in a head-on collision on Sunday.

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FLORENCE MAN KILLED IN SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH

FRANKLIN COUNTY – A one-vehicle crash at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2019, has claimed the life of a Florence man.

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TWO TUSCUMBIA MEN CAUGHT IN VIRGINIA WITH 790 GRAMS OF CRYSTAL METH

Maleek Qualls and Jonathan Ricks

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – Two Tuscumbia men have been arrested in Virginia with a large amount of crystal methamphetamine and a firearm.

According to Virginia State Police, Jonathan Lorenzo Ricks, 22, a.k.a. “J.R.” of Tuscumbia, was arrested recently on one felony count of distribution of over 100 grams of […]

UNA’s Institute for Learning in Retirement Starts 27th Year of Service

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) is a unique and growing program within UNA’s Continuing Education curriculum where student volunteers determine the courses and speakers for the eight week semesters. For about 150 Shoals area retirees, “ILR is the place to be” for seniors who are interested in lifelong learning […]

UNA to Host 5th Annual MLK Day of Service and March

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama’s fifth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and March will take place Monday, Jan. 21, on UNA’s campus.

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS 1/7/18

The following people have been indicted by the December Session of the Lauderdale County Grand Jury

• Jackie Plank Linville, 41, 6271 Lauderdale 81, Florence; unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

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