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Closed Hartselle Hospital does not meet VA Standards to be a Veterans Home

Closed Hartselle Hospital does not meet VA Standards to be a Veterans Home
April 1, 2017
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From Alabama Veterans’ Administration: Caring for our veterans is one of the most sacred duties one can perform on a …Read More

Bryant Heir Scoping Out Notre Dame Over Spring Break

Bryant Heir Scoping Out Notre Dame Over Spring Break
March 29, 2017
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…And says he may play for Clemson:  

FCC Takes Steps to Combat Cell Phones In Prisons

FCC Takes Steps to Combat Cell Phones In Prisons
March 24, 2017
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From Burt Scott Staggs: Federal officials took a step Thursday toward increasing safety in prisons by making it easier to …Read More

Florence School Board Member Resigns

Florence School Board Member Resigns
March 24, 2017
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Less than 24 hours after the Florence City School Board voted on accepting a bid to begin construction on a …Read More

Will Alabama Lose A Congressional Seat After 2020?

Will Alabama Lose A Congressional Seat After 2020?
March 23, 2017
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If congressional reapportionment were done today, Alabama would retain its seven congressional seats. Yet other states are gaining population at …Read More

Chuck & Gene…

Chuck & Gene…
March 22, 2017
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What better way to spend a lunch hour? Chuck Barris – 1929-2017 (Was Chuck Barris really a CIA agent? Would …Read More

Killen Town Council Meeting Comes to a Boil

Killen Town Council Meeting Comes to a Boil
March 21, 2017
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Ryan Blessing is a town council member in the small Lauderdale County town of Killen. He posted this on his …Read More

Little Bobby Bat Ears…

Little Bobby Bat Ears…
March 19, 2017
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Was found under a lemon tree in Melbourne, Australia, and taken to a cat rescue where carers discovered he had …Read More

Before John Prine Sang It…

Before John Prine Sang It…
March 18, 2017
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Chuck Berry made a hit of it:

Mahouts Elephant Foundation Becomes Finalist For €30,000 Conservation Project Grant

Mahouts Elephant Foundation Becomes Finalist For €30,000 Conservation Project Grant
March 18, 2017
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From Our News Partner: Mahouts Elephant Foundation (MEF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Asian elephants. …Read More

Attack of the Radioactive Killer Boars…

Attack of the Radioactive Killer Boars…
March 11, 2017
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And you thought the ones at the Florence Sportsplex were a problem: Japan’s Radioactive Killer Boars

Update on UNA Discrimination Suits

Update on UNA Discrimination Suits
March 10, 2017
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 From a very concerned citizen… I have been following this story and trying to understand why the only coverage something …Read More

Winston County Teacher Fired Monday for Sex with Student

Winston County Teacher Fired Monday for Sex with Student
February 28, 2017
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Winston County schools terminated a teacher on Monday morning. The male teacher was charged specifically with Second Degree Rape, Burglary, …Read More

Florence Physician’s License Suspended

Florence Physician’s License Suspended
January 24, 2017
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The Alabama Board of Medical Examiners in Montgomery has suspended the license of a Florence physician. Sources at the board …Read More

The Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park in Deep Financial Trouble

The Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park in Deep Financial Trouble
December 26, 2016
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Rock Bridge Canyon is a natural wonder that lies just outside the town of Hodges. Some years ago, the Franklin …Read More

Statement from Hodges Mayor on Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Trail

Statement from Hodges Mayor on Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Trail
December 24, 2016
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This is an ongoing story, and next week PNS will have an update on the lawsuit that closed the park. …Read More

Florence District 1 Update

Florence District 1 Update
December 14, 2016
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From Councilwoman Kaytrina P. Simmons: Greetings to all. It’s such a busy time of the year for everyone.  I would …Read More

Former Candidate Files Suit Against Sheffield Police

Former Candidate Files Suit Against Sheffield Police
December 3, 2016
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PNS has learned that former Sheffield City Council candidate Sebastian Blu DeVaughn has filed a civil rights suit against the …Read More

Florence District 4 Update from Michelle Eubanks

Florence District 4 Update from Michelle Eubanks
December 2, 2016
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First, many thanks for your confidence in me to lead District 4. I’ve spent a great deal of time since …Read More

UNA Faces Another Discrimination Suit

UNA Faces Another Discrimination Suit
November 24, 2016
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Exclusive to PNS: The U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions (EEOC) served the University of North Alabama notification for a …Read More

UNA Employee Sues for Racial Discrimination – Update

UNA Employee Sues for Racial Discrimination – Update
November 6, 2016
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Update: Both UNA and Mitchell have been given a November 21st deadline to either end the lawsuit or advance to …Read More

David Randall Nix Questioned in Shawn Childers’ Disappearance

David Randall Nix Questioned in Shawn Childers’ Disappearance
October 2, 2016
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While there has been no official word from the Childers family on the outcome of Saturday morning’s massive search for …Read More

Haddock & Four Council Members Object of Ethics Complaint

Haddock & Four Council Members Object of Ethics Complaint
September 20, 2016
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Andrew Sorrell owns Gold, Guns, & Guitars on Florence Boulevard. The 30 year old Sorrell also wants to sell fireworks–something …Read More

“Lilly” Copeland Had Been Missing Since August 4th

“Lilly” Copeland Had Been Missing Since August 4th
September 2, 2016
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Her legal name was Chrysty Lynn Copeland, but she called herself Lilly. According to her Facebook page, the 39 year …Read More