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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 $139,900. More Florence information.

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7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Record Store Day: Top 15 releases include vinyl sections from Nirvana, Civil Wars, Notorious B.I.G, Sky Ferreira, Hank Williams

As Record Store Day debuted in April 2008, indie retailers appeared to be on the brink of extinction.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Lauderdale Commissioners and Florence Council to Discuss EMS Contract

After one year of providing emergency medical assistance, the contract with Shoals Ambulance Service in Lauderdale County is up for renewal.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

The Eats Beat: Small town BBQ stand wins state bracket

With more than 21,000 votes cast in this year's Alabama Barbecue Bracket, Smokin' on the Boulevard can proudly proclaim its title as Alabama's best ribs and Ultimate Barbecue Champion.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Florence mom says she was pressed to confess in infant's death

An Alabama woman accused of killing her infant son a decade ago in eastern Pennsylvania has alleged that she was duped into meeting with police last summer and pressured to confess even though she was innocent.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Woman's body found at marina in Muscle Shoals

The victim has not been identified. Authorities said the body is that of a middle-aged female and has been in the water for an extended period of time.

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Just-food.com

US: Hillshire Brands to close breakfast foods plant

US food group Hillshire Brands has announced it will close a plant in Alabama making breakfast foods, with the loss of 1,100 jobs.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Have you seen these men? Florence Police want your help finding theft suspects

Do you recognize the men in these photos? They are suspects in a theft case, according to the Florence Police Department.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Alabama Live

Horse Feathers: Portland indie-folk band's singer talks first Alabama ...

Back in high school, eventual Horse Feathers mastermind Justin Ringle had a dubbed cassette someone had given him, with indie jams from Neutral Milk Hotel on one side and Quasi on the other, in his car stereo for about a year.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

Hillshire Announces Shutdown of Florence Plant

In a news release, The Hillshire Brands Company announced that it will discontinue all production at its Florence, Ala.

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The Newtown Bee

Porco's Karate Representatives Go Through Intense Training At Clinic

Master Michael Porco, Sr and Master Michael Porco, Jr, from Porco's Karate Academy in Sandy Hook, recently attended the 25th Masters' Clinic held by the World Tang Soo Do Association .

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Florence Police Continue Search for Bank Robber

Police say this man is responsible for robbing the Bank Independent on Darby Drive on March 22. Investigators say the man walked into the bank and robbed the clerk.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

Lauderdale Authorities Declare War on Heroin After Three Die

In the last 10 days the city has seen an alarming rise in the number of deaths from the drug.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

Marshals Arrest Second Suspect in Florence Shooting

The U.S. Marshal Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force arrested a second man wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting in Florence.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Alabama Live

Florence man asked in a BIG way. She said yes. Our hearts went pitter-patter.

Tommy Puckett of Florence rented this billboard on Seminary Street to propose to Tara Norris.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

NW Alabama Foster Grandparent Program Celebrates 40-Years

A volunteer program is marking its 40th year of service in northwest Alabama, and it's a group of unsung heroes who are shaping the minds of tomorrow.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Alabama's April Walking Tours program returns

More than 30 Alabama towns will be participating next month in the April Walking Tours program.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Planning ahead: April 4-6

Shoals Animal Advocates fundraiser Do a little dining for a good cause. A portion of your purchase from select Florence and Muscle Shoals Pizza Hut locations will go towards helping our furry friends in need.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Birmingham Storytelling Festival mixes music, tales on April 4-5

BIRMINGHAM , Alabama - The first annual Birmingham Storytelling Festival is slated for April 4-5 with both local and national storytellers and musicians taking to the stage at the Virginia Samford Theatre.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

Florence Police Release Identitiy of Second Suspect in Monday Shooting

Police have released the identity of the second suspect from a shooting that left a Florence woman injured Monday evening.

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Weyburn Review

Alabama's April Walking Tours program returns in towns from Atmore to Athens

Department spokesman Brian Jones says more than 1,800 tours have been conducted since the program began 11 years ago, and the program keeps growing each year.

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Freeze Warning for Lauderdale County was issued at April 15 at 9:49PM CDT

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