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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 $148,900. More Florence information.

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Seven Course Meal

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Vandals damage memorial Veterans Park

Volunteer Mary Daysmith received an unexpected call late Monday morning, one that left her speechless.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Stranger

The Real Alabama Ghost Music of the Pine Hill Haints

Having the next couple weeks off from work and a plentiful $160 in the bank, the reasonable decision seemed obvious: hitch a ride with another touring band leaving Austin and, you know, check out some glamorous locales I hadn't yet explored.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Alabama Live

More job cuts: izzy+ to close manufacturing plant employing 200 workers in Florence

Two hundred jobs will be cut from the Northwest Alabama workforce when izzy+ closes its manufacturing operation in Florence next summer.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

Florence authorities looking for pharmacy burglar

Florence Police say someone broke into the Massey Pharmacy on Cloverdale Road on July 19.Police say the person walked up to a window and attempted to break the glass.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Florence Police respond to robbery at Hobby Lobby

It happened at the location on Florence Boulevard. The people who are believed to be responsible were last seen in burgundy 2 door vehicle.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Florence police seek robbery suspects

Police said the suspects were last seen in a burgundy two-door vehicle with no tags.

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Alabama Live

Suspects sought in armed robbery at Florence Hobby Lobby

Florence police are looking for two suspects from an armed robbery in the parking lot of Hobby Lobby on Florence Boulevard.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Alabama Live

Mission Capital Advisors secures $5 million loan for busy shopping center in Florence

Mission Capital Advisors says it has secured a $5 million loan on behalf of Fairway Capital Partners and Triangle Capital for a busy shopping development anchored by Kmart and T.J.Maxx in Florence.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Do you recognize the sledgehammer-wielding burglar in this video? Florence police want your help

Florence Police officers are asking the public's help to identify a man seen on surveillance video using a sledgehammer to break in a local pharmacy and steal narcotics.

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Alabama Live

Man out of jail on bond caught driving stolen truck, Florence Police said

Florence Police reported this morning a man caught driving a stolen truck was out of jail on bond on previous burglary charges.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Stand-off in Florence ends peacefully, streets re-opened

The incident forced officers to shut down several streets while they worked to bring the situation to a peaceful ending.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Alabama Live

Georgia duo arrested in connection to electronics fraud scheme in Florence

A Georgia man and woman are in jail after Florence police say they were connected to an electronics fraud scheme.

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Alabama Live

Melson defeats Seibert in runoff for Alabama Senate District 1; will face Curtis Nov. 2

Tim Melson won the Republican seat for Alabama Senate District 1 and will face Democrat Mike Curtis in the general election Nov. 2. Republican Tim Melson will face Democratic candidate Mike Curtis for the Alabama Senate District 1 seat in the Nov. 2 general election.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Candi Staton, 2014 W.C. Handy Music Festival headliner, on recording with Jason Isbell and John Paul White and reuniting with producer Rick Hall for her soulful new album

Calling from her New York hotel hours before taping her second appearance in nine months on "Late Show With David Letterman," soul-music icon Candi Staton says, "I live it as I sing it, you know."

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Community response to ECM future

It`s an iconic building for Florence residents. Standing more than six stories high and encompassing some 200,000 square feet, Lauderdale County's only hospital is on the back-side of its life expectancy.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alabama Live

Shoals EDA offering job creation incentives to companies through Back to Work program

There are only five days left for Florence-area companies to take advantage of a new job growth incentive program approved in May by the Shoals Economic Development Authority.

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Alabama Live

See where your Alabama metro fell on 2014 Best Cities for Manufacturing list

A recent study by NewGeography.com ranks one North Alabama metro as the top small city for manufacturing: Florence/Muscle Shoals.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Police looking for bank robber in Florence

The search continues for a robber in Florence. Earlier this month we told you about a The man robbed the First Metro Bank in the Shoals at gunpoint on July 7. The man was wearing a camouflage bandana over his face and sunglasses.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Preliminary findings released in Florence baby death investigation

Just after noon Tuesday, emergency responders were called to an apartment building on East Mobile Street in Florence for an unresponsive baby.

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