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.

Power Outage in Lauderdale County

The Florence Electricity Department says crews are responding to power outages in Lexington and the Grassy community in eastern Lauderdale County this morning.  Crews are currently working to determine the cause of the outage that is affecting around 1,500 customers. …
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Mercury in Fish: ADEM’s Annual Consumption Advisory

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has released its annual report on fish in the state’s lakes and streams.  Several bodies of water in the Shoals area have received limited restrictions or full “do not eat” advisories, due to to…
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Tugboat Sinks, Spills Diesel in Tennessee River

Sunday, July 16th 2023 – 12:05 pm Florence police report that a tug boat has sank in the Tennessee River near O’Neal Bridge.  After sinking, the boat began to release diesel fuel into the water. Authorities say the boat is…
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Alabama Sales Tax Holiday July 21st-23rd

Alabama’s 18th annual back-to-school sales tax holiday will take place Friday, July 21st through Sunday the 23rd.  During the annual event the State of Alabama waives its four percent sales tax on school-related supplies and clothing.  More than 325 cities…
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