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Florence, Alabama is located in Lauderdale County. Zip codes in Florence, AL include 35634, 35632, and 35630. The median home price in Florence is $149,900. More Florence information.

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Local news for Florence, AL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Thursday Aug 28 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

Vandals create thousands in damage at UNA construction site

More than a thousand dollars in reward money is being offered for the tip which leads to the arrest of those responsible for vandalizing a construction site in Florence.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

3 arrested, accused of stealing Florence parking meter

Florence police received a call that someone was pulling up a parking meter on Mobile Street Plaza at around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Beer Boom in Florence

The local beer boom makes its way to the Shoals! The owners of the Singing River Brewery in Lauderdale County are hope to bring new attention to the Shoals area.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Book Review: Remembering the distinctly Southern sound of Muscle Shoals

Three months ago, a veteran "sound doctor" emailed me about a new documentary titled "Muscle Shoals" that was about to be shown on PBS and then briefly archived on the PBS website.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Alabama Live

Florence police charge man, juvenile with 19 counts of burglary

James Michael Fountain, 20, of Florence and a juvenile were arrested after police say they burglarized multiple vehicles in the Lakeside Highlands community Wednesday night.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Alabama Live

In which metropolitan area in Alabama, Mississippi does $100 buy the most?

The nonpartisan Tax Foundation published a map on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, showing the regional differences within states of the relative value of $100.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Alabama Live

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions to speak Aug. 21 at Shoals Chamber of Commerce breakfast

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, will speak at the Shoals Chamber of Commerce breakfast at 7 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. Sessions will provide a Washington update on key issues impacting the Shoals region, area small businesses, and local workers.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Volunteers supply homeless with ways to beat the heat

You may not always see them, but Shoals leaders say homelessness is a growing trend in parts of Colbert and Lauderdale County.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Florence man charged with vehicular homicide in connection to fatal hit-and-run in March

Authorities have arrested the man they believe was driving the vehicle that hit and killed a Florence woman on March 20 .

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Woman tries to escape from patrol car, police say

Florence police arrested a woman after responding to a fight in the area of Court Street and Tennessee Street in Florence on Friday night.

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CNN

31 year old unarmed male killed in Florence aL. lauderdale co. farm

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Southern Living

Shindig Features Music, New Billy Reid T-Shirt Line

The Shoals area of Northeast Alabama has a history with good music. Just take a look back 40 years ago and you'll see music legends-Aretha Franklin, The Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and more-and chart-topping hits bursting from the modest brick recording studios of Muscle Shoals.

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Alabama Live

Muscle Shoals high school student sent home for 'bright'...

A high school student in Muscle Shoals earned a trip to the principal's office on the first day of school for her back-to-school hairstyle.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Florence SWAT officer on paid leave following Muscle Shoals apartment shootout

New details are being released on a standoff in Muscle Shoals Wednesday that left a woman was shot and the alleged gunman dead inside an apartment.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Alabama Live

Still hip after 99 years: Florence jewelry company named America's Coolest Jewelry Store

INSTORE Magazine recently named Florence-based Grogan Jewelers America's Coolest Jewelry Store during its 13th-annual competition, which included 126 contenders from across the continent.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Alabama Live

Hottest Weekend of the Year Fest by the numbers: Free downtown event to boast 26 food...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Fifteen seconds isn't too long to have to wait for something.

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Alabama Live

Shoals to host career fair today after 400 Hillshire Brands jobs cut, 400 more layoffs on...

A second job fair will be held today to help displaced Hillshire Brands workers in Florence find work, according to the Shoals Chamber of Commerce.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Accused Florence bank robber makes first appearance in court

Although not many details were released in court, investigators say they believe more bank robberies in the Shoals could be solved with Timothy Bryan Standfield's arrest.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Florence police looking for suspect in bank robbery

It happened at the Bank Independent on Cox Creek Parkway just before 1 p.m. right before the bank was set to close.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Alabama Live

Florence man charged with burglarized downtown apartment

Police say someone broke into an unspecified apartment while the resident was sleeping inside on July 31. Police put surveillance photos online.

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