Serving Our Neighbors: Volunteer Fire Departments

WNRA spoke with Ron Fillingham and Jimmy Looney with the Colbert County Association of Volunteer Fire Departments in their booth at the North Alabama State Fair.  Their agency represents 14 departments across the county, collectively offering fire protection to every…
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Power Outages After Storm

More than five thousand Florence Utilities customers are without power following today’s storm.  High winds have caused reported damage across the Shoals, and crews are working to restore service.

Boating Death on Pickwick

ALEA reports a boating incident involving a single vessel occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, August 12, claiming the life of a Mississippi man. Ricky D. Rodgers, age 63 of Iuka, was fatally injured when the aluminum boat…
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Two Die in Single-Vehicle Wreck in Colbert County

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Reports a single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 2:54 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, has claimed the lives of two men. Logan J. Humphries, 23, of Golden, Miss., was fatally injured when the 2014 GMC Sierra that…
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Power Outages in Russellville

The Russellville Police Department reports widespread power outages across the city.  Russellville Electric Board is aware of it, and they will be moving to restore power as quickly as possible. The department reminds everyone that if you come to an…
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Lauderdale Power Outages

Florence Utilities Electricity Department crews are responding to multiple power outages affecting more than four thousand customers across Lauderdale County. Multiple downed trees and power lines have been reported throughout the county as a result of the storm. Use caution…
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TVA Hosts Wilson Dam Tour

The Tennessee Valley Authority hosted the first public tour of Wilson Dam in more than 20 years this morning, as a small group chosen in a random drawing received an inside look at the huge facility. 20 people out of…
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Tuberculosis Cases Linked to Poultry Industry

The Alabama Department of Public Health says seven confirmed cases of tuberculosis have been linked to the poultry industry in northwest Alabama, and is encouraging testing for anyone who may have come into contact with those infected. People who are…
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ALDOT Seeks Comment on Florence Bridge Replacement

The Alabama Department of Transportation is proposing to replace the bridge on US 72 / US 43 (Mitchell Boulevard, north of O’Neal Bridge) over AL 20 (Savannah Highway) in Florence. Information about the project is available to the public for…
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Power Outages Across Lauderdale County

More than 3,300 customers of Florence Electricity Department remain without power following this afternoon’s storms that brought down trees and power lines.  The department says crews will work through the night to restore service to the community.