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FLORENCE MAN ARRESTED FOR IDENTITY THEFT and THEFT

CORD SCOTT CASSELS

FLORENCE–Authorities have arrested a Florence man for making fraudulent bank withdrawals from someone else’s account in excess of $20,000.According to court documents, Cord Scott Cassels, 33, of County Road 11, Florence, stands charged with theft of property 1st degree and identity theft.

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FLORENCE WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ABUSE AFTER OFFICERS FIND CHILDREN IN UNLIVABLE CONDITIONS

JENNA DAWN MARION

FLORENCE–Authorities arrested a Florence woman on Friday for felony child abuse after officers found her children in horrific living conditions.According to police, Jenna Dawn Marion, 34, of the 1200 block of Hermitage Drive, stands charged with one count of felony child abuse and three counts of endangering the welfare of a […]

POLICE ARREST FLORENCE WOMAN FOR FELONY ASSAULT

KATIE ANN FITCH

FLORENCE– Police officers made an arrest early Sunday morning after receiving a domestic violence call.According to Florence police, at around 5:13 Sunday morning, officers responded to 745 Meridian Street Apartments, to a domestic call involving a knife.

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JUDGE RULES FLORENCE INN & SUITES TO REMAIN CLOSED

FLORENCE — Citing the need for order and the protection of the citizenry, Lauderdale County Circuit Court Judge Gil Self denied a request for a preliminary injunction that would have reopened Florence Inn & Suites.

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MAN ARRESTED AFTER DOUSING CONFEDERATE STATUE WITH PAINT

FLORENCE – Authorities took a man into custody Wednesday afternoon who they say slung paint on the Confederate monument in front of the Lauderdale County Courthouse.

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New Ag Center prompts city to apply for funding to provide sewer system

Artistic rendering of the Lauderdale County Agricultural Event Center

FLORENCE–With the construction of the new agricultural center in full swing, the city of Florence is searching for new ways to fund the $2.4 million sewer system needed to support the facility.

The city council voted unanimously to apply for a $1,672,895 grant from the […]

Pedestrian hit by vehicle

FLORENCE– A pedestrian on a mechanized scooter was struck Friday night in Downtown Florence.

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Kennedy – Douglass Center for the Arts hosts: Renderings of Youth

FLORENCE– The Renderings of Youth art exhibit opened recently at Kennedy- Douglass and will continue through the end of the month. This exhibit features the work of students grades 7-12 from Colbert, Lauderdale, and Franklin counties, and was founded by Florence art educator Jerry Foster 30 years ago.

The public is invited to meet […]

4 arrested for Florence Boulevard vehicle theft, break-ins

LUNDON MATTHEW MICHAEL MEYERS Antawn Decarlo Thomas II

FLORENCE – Four men were arrested recently in connection with a vehicle theft and multiple vehicle burglaries at a Florence Boulevard business, police said.

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131 NEW JOBS COMING TO FLORENCE

FLORENCE—Kith Kitchens, an established cabinet manufacturer in Alabama, announced plans to invest approximately $11 million to open a new manufacturing facility in Florence, AL. This high-quality cabinetry producer will create 131 new full-time jobs at their new facility in the Shoals.

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BETTERTON SWORN IN AS MAYOR

FLORENCE – Andy Betterton officially was sworn in as mayor Monday morning, as were each of the six-member City Council members.Betterton narrowly eclipsed incumbent Steve Holt in the runoff for the mayor’s race. He was the District 6 councilman and a former school board member.

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Friend to Shoals Area Joel Anderson dies at 76

JOEL R. ANDERSON

FLORENCE- Joel Anderson, a member of the Anderson family businesses that is known for its business success and civil-minded spirit, died Monday.

Anderson, who was a friend to the Shoals area, died at his home around 5:30 pm Monday of natural causes.

Anderson had served on many positions in the community […]

Florence man arrested for child abuse

THOMAS WAYNE MITCHELL

FLORENCE- Lauderdale County authorities have arrested a Florence man on felony child abuse charges.

Lauderdale County Investigators say, Thomas Wayne Mitchell, 27, of 114 N. Main Street, Florence, was arrested for child abuse after he was indicted by a Lauderdale County Grand Jury in August.

Mitchell was released from the Lauderdale […]

UNA Anticipates Record Enrollment for Fall 2020

FLORENCE – Officials at the University of North Alabama anticipate a record enrollment for Fall 2020 thanks to a four percent growth from Fall 2019; the news comes despite ongoing challenges related to the global pandemic.

“Like many other colleges and universities, UNA was also affected by the pandemic, but, unlike many of those […]

LEIGHTON MAN ARRESTED FOR THEFT

MATTHEW MARTIN JOHNSON

FLORENCE- Authorities arrested a Leighton man over the weekend for theft from a heating and cooling firm.

According to police, Matthew Martin Johnson, 46, of 800 Duncan Lane, Leighton, was arrested Saturday for first-degree theft.

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TWO INJURED IN WEST SIDE SHOOTING

FLORENCE – Two people were shot this morning in west Florence, and one was flown to Huntsville Hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Their identities have not been released, and nobody is in custody at this point, Police Chief Ron Tyler said.

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Police awaiting autopsy results in weekend shooting

DERRICK TURNLEY

FLORENCE – Investigators are awaiting the results from an autopsy in the weekend shooting death of a Florence man.

Florence police identified the victim as Jeffery C. Cherry. He was killed in the Saturday morning shooting at a west Florence residence.

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FLORENCE POLICE IDENTIFY HOMICIDE VICTIM

FLORENCE–Authorities are investigating the murder of a Florence woman at 308 Magnolia Street. According to investigators, the female has been identified as Judy Staten, 38, from Florence.

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Florence Police on the scene of possible homicide

FLORENCE–Authorities are on the scene of a possible homicide at a residence in the 300 block of South Magnolia Street.

Around 11 pm Sunday, Nov 5th, police officers received a call on a welfare check on a resident on N Franklin St., in east Florence.

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