Tag Archive: Florence

Kiwanis Pancake Day 2024

The Florence Kiwanis Club is hosting their 72nd Annual Pancake Day on Friday March 8th and Saturday March 9th.  The event will take place at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum on Veterans Drive. Hours for the event are 6:00 am to 7:00…
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Winter Weather Update

Winter Weather Update for 6:00 pm Monday: A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6am tomorrow. Also a Wind Chill Warning has been issued for the entire WNRA listening area, effective from midnight tonight until noon tomorrow. The National…
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Florence Death Investigation

This morning, January 12, 2024, at approximately 8:30 A.M., Florence Police Officers responded to a report of a “person down” near 1244 Florence Blvd. When officers arrived, they found Thomas Messer, a 58 year old male, on the ground near…
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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.

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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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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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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