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.


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.


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.


Miss State Student Dies in a Fall From Scoreboard

Andrew Demboski picture from Facebook.

The scoreboard where Demboski fell.


Tax Deadline Falls Later This Year


Mark your calendar! Due to an overlap of tax deadlines and Federal/State holidays, the IRS has announced some new due dates for the upcoming 2016 tax season.


Lauderdale County Mugshots for 3.24.16

Birth Date:  11/19/86 Booking Number:  A1601081 Agency:  LAUD Inmate Name:  JACOBS, MINDY A Time/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class 16:00:00 03/16/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 DIST BM

Birth Date: 06/19/96Booking Number: A1601044Agency: LAUDInmate Name: PEDEN, BRIAN PTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class16:00:00 03/14/16 Alias Arrest/Bench Warrant 15-11-5 5015 CIR BM

Birth Date: 11/04/80Booking Number: A1601068Agency: JUDInmate Name: RIGGS, STEVEN WTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class11:45:00 03/15/16 Other 0004 MUN VI




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New York Times Best-Selling Author Justin Cronin Coming to Florence

Best-Selling Author Justin Cronin

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Department of English will welcome author Justin Cronin as the featured guest of the 2016 Writer’s Series.