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Mary Lou Trimm

FLORENCE — Mary Lou Trimm, 75, of Florence, passed away, Friday, June 18, 2021 at her residence, after an extended illness. She was a retired elementary teacher, after having taught for 25 years, in the Lauderdale County School system. She was also a member of Midway Church of Christ. Survivors...
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Lauderdale County Ag Authority hoping for materials price drop

FLORENCE — As the view from the Lauderdale County Agricultural Event Center starts clearing, those overseeing the project hope to see a more clear vision of the future of construction prices within three months. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After...
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Investigation underway for sewage leak into Shoals Creek

ST. FLORIAN, Ala. (WAFF) - A typically clear Lauderdale County creek is currently covered in a thick, green sludge. People who live nearby believe a sewage leak may be to blame. What’s in the water? That is the number one question that community members in St. Florian are asking. Resident,...
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Sewage leak raises health concerns for residents near Shoal Creek

Residents who live near Shoal Creek in Florence are concerned about the possibility of sewage being dumped into the creek. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management and the Lauderdale County Health Department are investigating reports that a mobile home park is dumping sewage onto the ground, which could be flowing into the nearby creek.
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Lauderdale Co. sheriff to speak at Cypress Creek Range on Thursday

FLORENCE — Lauderdale Sheriff Rick Singleton will speak at Cypress Creek Indoor Range on Thursday in a free educational event. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New Subscribers Only. * Digital Subscription Only. After the initial selected subscription period your subscription rate will auto renew at $8.00 per...
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Event Covers 74 Adoptions

SHEFFIELD – The 8th Annual Bank Independent Shelter Share drive “Adoption Day” event recently sponsored over $3,655 in adoption fees for new pet owners. The Lauderdale County Animal Shelter processed 10 approved pet adoptions and the Colbert County Animal Shelter processed 34 approved pet adoptions. During the three-weeks-long Shelter Share...
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Free education event at Cypress Creek Indoor Range

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. — Questions about the Second Amendment or the role of a sheriff in Alabama?. Cypress Creek Indoor Range is offering a free community education event. Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 6:00 PM. Sheriff Singleton will speak on the Sheriff’s Responsibilities and the Second Amendment.

Florence man indicted on 17 sexual abuse-related charges

FLORENCE, Ala — A Lauderdale County grand jury has indicted a Florence man on 17 different counts regarding the sexual abuse of three young men, court documents show. The grand jury indicted Christopher Thomas Clark of Florence on seven counts of first-degree sodomy, two counts of first-degree sexual torture and eight charges of first-degree sexual abuse.
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Florence man indicted for sexually abusing young men

A Florence man faces 17 sex-related criminal charges after his indictment by a Lauderdale County grand jury. Court records made public Thursday show Christopher Thomas Clark was indicted for seven counts of sodomy, two counts of sexual torture and eight counts of sexual abuse. The indictment alleges Clark victimized three...
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Florence man indicted for rapes, sodomy, sexual abuse of girl

A Lauderdale County grand jury indicted a Florence man on multiple sex crime charges. Clarence James Thompson, 40, was arrested Wednesday on three counts of rape, two counts of sexual abuse, and one count of sodomy. The Lauderdale County District Attorney’s Office said the victim came forward to report Thompson...