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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Two receive recognition for volunteer service

Elaine Augustine receiving recognition for her volunteer service to the Florence Police Department

FLORENCE–Two Florence citizens received recognition last night for service to the Florence Police Department.

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UNA’s first African-American student to speak at Spring Commencement

Wendell Wilkie Gunn (’65)

By Bryan Rachal

FLORENCE –Wendell Wilkie Gunn (’65) will serve as the University of North Alabama’s spring commencement speaker Saturday, May 13, at 10 a.m., and 2 p.m., in Flowers Hall.

In addition to speaking at both events, Gunn will be the recipient of an […]

Florence Woman Arrested After Home Owner Catches Her Burglarizing Residence

Jessie Cochran Young

FLORENCE-Authorities have arrested a Florence woman after the homeowner reportedly caught her in the act.

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Sears in Regency Mall closing

Sears in Florence is set to close

 

FLORENCE–According to a list on the news website Business Insider, the Florence location of Sears in Regency Mall will soon be closing.

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Parents arrested after marijuana grow light operation discovered

Jeremy Hamner

FLORENCE-Two parents were arrested over the weekend after police found an elaborate indoor marijuana growing system.

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Fred’s Pharmacy burglarized early Thursday

FLORENCE-Early this morning Florence police officers responded to an alarm call at Fred’s located on Florence Blvd. near Harris Drive.

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Suspect takes mace from police, arrested on multiple charges

Adame-Rodriguez

FLORENCE-Police have arrested a suspect that allegedly took an officer’s mace and attempted to fight officers.

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Police looking for suspect in vehicle theft

 

FLORENCE-Authorities are looking for this man who is a suspect in a recent car theft that occurred in the area of Patton Street.

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Do you know this man? Police are asking for the public’s help

FLORENCE-Police are asking the public to help them identify this man in the blue baseball cap.

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UNA police arrest man on domestic violence charges

FLORENCE–University of North Alabama police officers arrested an individual en route to the campus today on domestic violence charges.

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Police arrest suspected burglar at the scene

Brady Sanchez

FLORENCE– On Friday officers responded to a burglary in progress in the 1800 block of Tannehill Drive. Lt. Tony Barnett was the first officer to arrive and observed a Hispanic male crawling out of a window.

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Florence police arrest suspected car thief

Robert Eugene Brewer (FPD)

FLORENCE–(SHOALS INSIDER)– Authorities in Florence quickly apprehended a suspected car thief just a few hours after it was reported stolen.

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Frederick retires from Florence Police Department

Officer Dale Frederick (photo: FPD)

FLORENCE–After 28 years of service to the citizens of Florence, Officer Dale Frederick will no longer be wearing a Florence police uniform.

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Two arrested after string of vehicle burglaries

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)- Authorities tell the Insider they have arrested two Florence residents after several vehicles were reportedly burglarized.

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