Tag Archive: Shoals News

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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ADEM Proposes Fine for Constellium

December 29, 2023 The Alabama Department of Environmental Management announced today they may fine Constellium in Muscle Shoals due to noncompliance with state laws. The announcement states in part that pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act,…
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Controlled Burn Near Coondog Cemetery

Cherokee Fire Department reports there will be a controlled burn today, south of Coondog Cemetery Road near Pope Tower Road. Colbert County residents will see a lot of smoke in that area but this is a controlled burn being conducted…
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School Bus Wreck in Barton

Authorities responded to a wreck involving an SUV and Colbert County school bus this afternoon on Highway 72. Firefighters with Cherokee and Barton responded to the accident at the intersection of Mt. Mills Road and Highway 72. Authorities say there…
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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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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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