Tag Archive: Lauderdale

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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Interactive Storm Shelter Map

WNRA Real Country 94.5 FM has created an interactive map of public storm shelters in northwest Alabama, so you can find the closest shelter in the event of severe weather.  The map includes shelters in Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, and Lawrence…
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Tennessee Man Killed in Lauderdale Wreck

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, a single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 6:32 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, has claimed the life of a Loretto man. Christian W. Hatchett, 49, was fatally injured when the 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe he…
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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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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.