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NW-SCC to Celebrate Black History Month

MUSCLE SHOALS, PHIL CAMPBELL, ALA. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) announces events in celebration of February as Black History Month. This year’s events include music, an inspirational speaker and a taste of “Soul Food”. NW-SCC Cultural Affairs Committee will hold a program on each campus. […]

UNA goes NCAA Division I

FLORENCE, Ala. — The University of North Alabama Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to accept an invitation from the Atlantic Sun Conference and begin the transition of UNA to an NCAA Division I institution.

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12 in hospital, 77 total sickened by food poisoning

SHEFFIELD-Authorities think food served at a wedding held in Sheffield this past weekend, has resulted in at least 77 persons becoming ill with presumptive Salmonella gastroenteritis. Twelve persons were hospitalized at local hospitals due to the illness. All patients are recovering. Signs and symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain and some fever. The incubation […]

Florence Mayor Haddock issues written farewell address

Outgoing Florence Mayor Mickey Haddock

To the Citizens of Florence:

A s I close out my term as Mayor, I want to say what an honor it has been to serve you. It has by far been the most challenging job I have ever held, but at the same time, it has been the […]

New Auburn Football Hype Video

UNA football game called off this weekend due to Hurricane Matthew

Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Cuba

FLORENCE, Ala. — With Hurricane Matthew expected to impact Central Florida beginning Thursday evening, the University of North Alabama’s football game with Florida Tech, scheduled for Saturday in Melbourne, Fla., has been cancelled.

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Boyfriend released, claims woman jumped from moving vehicle

PHIL CAMPBELL-Authorities tell the Shoals Insider, the boyfriend of the woman whose body was found on the side of Alabama Hwy. 237 is claiming she jumped from the vehicle and he was not able to locate her.

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Former Community Health Clinic CFO Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge Tuesday sentenced the former chief financial officer of an Alabama non-profit health clinic for the poor and homeless to 17 years in prison for a complicated scheme to defraud millions of dollars from two non-profit health clinics and the federal government health agencies that provided most of their funding, […]

Florence attorney arrested on human trafficking charges

Florence attorney Chip Dillard (Photo courtesy Lauderdale Detention Center)

FLORENCE–This afternoon, authorities arrested a Florence attorney on multiple felony charges, some involving human trafficking.

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Miss State Student Dies in a Fall From Scoreboard

Andrew Demboski picture from Facebook.

The scoreboard where Demboski fell.

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