Florence

Human trafficking trial for former Florence attorney delayed

The trial of a former attorney and a Florence businessman scheduled for the week of August 13th has been delayed. It’s been more than two years since...

School system increases campus security measures

As parents send their kids off for the start of school, security is likely in the back of their minds. A school system in the Shoals took the summer...

Florence man charged with rape, sexual abuse

FLORENCE, Ala. — A man is in jail after he was indicted by a Lauderdale County grand jury for rape, Florence police said Wednesday. Police said...

Waterloo man killed in two-vehicle crash while checking the mail

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash while checking his mail in Waterloo Tuesday night. Alabama State Troopers confirm...

Rogersville restaurant shut down amid sex crime investigation

ROGERSVILLE, Ala. – Rogersville Police arrested three people following a medical assistance call Monday night. The restaurant, 72 Roadhouse, has...

Alabama woman finds couple's lost engagement ring on Panama City Beach

The News Herald reports it washed up under the feet of Sandy Osborn who was visiting Panama City Beach from Florence, Alabama. A Tennessee man's...

Florence travelers travel to Florence

FLORENCE, Ala. — Nearly 40 Florence residents will travel on the week of August 5 to their name-sake in honor of the city’s bicentennial. Exactly 37...

Downtown Florence hotel files suit against neighbor and city over noise

A boutique hotel filed a suit against their Court Street neighbor and city leaders. The hotel owners say late night music from FloBama will be...

Florence substitute teacher facing student sex charge

A Florence substitute teacher is out of jail on bond after her arrest on a charge of having sex with a student. Kayla D. Safford, 24, turned herself...

Bull & Pickett going back to Memphis!

Saturday win in Florence earns Montgomery's John Bull and Ed Pickett a return ticket to the International Blues Challenge in 2019         

Historic home of blues artist W.C. Handy returned to family

The action effectively brings ownership of the historic west Florence home back to the Handy family. W.C. Handy had given it to the city in the 1960s...

Handy family takes possession of birthplace and museum

This week northwest Alabama is celebrating one of their most famous sons. In 1873, William Christopher Handy was born and raised in Florence and...

Animal ordinances in the city of Florence have changed

Residents should be aware of some changes recently made to a host of city ordinances in Florence. The changes stem from the recent overcrowding...

Operation KidSafe offers Florence parents tools to protect their children

Florence Police and Bentley Chevrolet are hosting an event to help ensure your child’s safety in case of an emergency. Operation KidSafe at National...

Rise in major crimes taxing on Florence police

The sight of crime scene tape going up has impacted every corner of the city. Since the beginning of April, Florence police have worked five homicide...