Tag Archive: Shoals News

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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Water Main Break on River Road

Many residents along River Road on Colbert County are spending Thanksgiving without water due to a break in the water main. Colbert County Commissioner Tommy Barnes said crews have been sent to make the necessary repairs.  Barnes added a thank…
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Governor Ivey Issues Burn Ban

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued a statewide ‘No Burn Order.’ Today, she signed a statewide Drought Emergency Declaration – often referred to as a ‘No Burn Order’ – prohibiting all outdoor burning in Alabama. This order is effective November 9,…
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Muscle Shoals High School Lockdown

On Monday, October 30th, 2023, the Muscle Shoals Police Department was advised by Muscle Shoals High School Administration Staff of the high school being under a heightened awareness protocol. School administration and officers with the Muscle Shoals Police Department quickly…
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Aerial Saw in Tuscumbia

Contractors are using a helicopter with an aerial saw to trim trees along the railroad tracks in Tuscumbia. Norfolk Southern has employed an Arkansas company to trim trees and brush along the right of way, which would normally be out…
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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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Shoals Labor Day Parade

The Shoals Labor Council is hosting the longest-running Labor Day celebration in America for the 104th year.  The event kicked off with a parade through downtown Tuscumbia, and WNRA was once again part of the procession.  It is 90 years…
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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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