Carter Watkins

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  • Colbert County Authorities Search for Identity of Woman Found in Tennessee River

    Posted on: 1:11 pm, April 7, 2014, by , updated on: 03:05pm, April 8, 2014

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) – Law enforcement in Colbert County continue to search for the identity of a woman who was...
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  • Hillshire Announces Shutdown of Florence Plant; 1,100 Jobs Lost

    Posted on: 9:11 am, April 4, 2014, by , updated on: 01:07pm, April 4, 2014

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – One of Florence’s largest employers has announced it will shut down operations by the end of...
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    (Photo: Carter Watkins/WHNT News 19)
  • Lauderdale Authorities Declare War on Heroin After Three Die

    Posted on: 4:58 pm, April 3, 2014, by , updated on: 10:24pm, April 3, 2014

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police and the Lauderdale County Drug Task Force are declaring war on heroin and those who...
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    (Photo Courtesy of the Lauderdale County Drug Task Force)
  • Colbert Commission Makes Security Changes At Courthouse After Gun Incident

    Posted on: 4:14 pm, April 2, 2014, by

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – In March, a man entered the Colbert County Courthouse with a firearm and it went...
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    040214 CO Courthouse Security 6pm PKG
  • NW Alabama Foster Grandparent Program Celebrates 40-Years

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, April 1, 2014, by , updated on: 01:42pm, April 1, 2014

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – A volunteer program is marking its 40th year of service in northwest Alabama, and it’s a...
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    Foster Grandparent Cornelia Jones helps a student at Harlan Elementary in Florence with his reading skills.
  • Florence To Reduce Speed Limits Across The City

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, March 31, 2014, by , updated on: 01:04pm, March 31, 2014

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – If you’re driving on the streets of Florence in the future, you may want to keep...
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    033114 LD Speed Limits PM VO
  • Florence Man’s Mother Accused of Trying to Get Rid of Car Used in Drive-by Shooting

    Posted on: 2:00 pm, March 31, 2014, by

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police have arrested and charged a mother with trying to get rid of a car that...
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    Image: MGN Online
  • Arrest Made in Florence Beating Death

    Posted on: 5:30 pm, March 28, 2014, by , updated on: 02:27pm, March 28, 2014

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Florence man has been arrested for causing the death of another man, weeks after a...
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    Jeffrey Lee Taft
  • Muscle Shoals Mobile Home Dealerships Burglarized Over 12 Times in March

    Posted on: 5:30 pm, March 27, 2014, by , updated on: 03:01pm, March 27, 2014

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) – Police are searching for the suspects who have broken into several mobile homes in the...
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    032714 CO Mobile Home Thefts 6pm PKG
  • Lauderdale Deputies Say Missing Teen Returned Home

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, March 26, 2014, by , updated on: 09:02am, April 1, 2014

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Law enforcement officers in Lauderdale County say 15-year-old Aryana Cheyenne Gray returned home Friday, March 28...
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    Aryana Cheyenne Gray (Pictures Furnished By The Gray Family)
  • UPDATE: Florence Police Identify One Suspect in Monday Shooting; Looking For Two

    Posted on: 9:50 am, March 25, 2014, by , updated on: 06:45pm, March 25, 2014

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Investigators are searching for two shooting suspects that left a Florence woman shot Monday evening. According...
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    Travis Eric Fallows
  • Florence Developing Master Plan For Two Major Park’s

    Posted on: 5:00 pm, March 20, 2014, by , updated on: 11:47am, March 20, 2014

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Acres upon acres of land goes unused at both Veteran’s and McFarland Parks in the city...
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    A sign declaring the campground is closed at Veteran's Park in Florence.