Carter Watkins

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  • Lauderdale County Students Get Real World Advice From Top Names

    Posted on: 9:37 pm, February 26, 2014, by

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Over the last three weeks, hundreds of students in Lauderdale County have gotten real world advice...
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    John Paul White speaks to hundreds of students about his life as a musician.
  • Florence Leaders Hope Dam Work on Cypress Creek Will Help Boaters

    Posted on: 6:10 pm, February 25, 2014, by , updated on: 02:18pm, February 25, 2014

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Reconstruction is completed on an area of a creek in Florence that has been blamed for...
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  • NW Alabama First Responders Get Training In Treating Mass Outbreaks

    Posted on: 6:10 pm, February 20, 2014, by , updated on: 02:49pm, February 20, 2014

    TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WHNT) – It’s a scenario that no one wants to see play out; a biological or chemical attack...
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  • Franklin Leaders Ask Residents To Renew Tax, To Pay For ATRIP

    Posted on: 6:42 pm, February 19, 2014, by , updated on: 02:45pm, February 19, 2014

    RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Franklin County leaders have looked at most every option to pay for matching funds needed to...
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  • Former Shoals Minister Appears In Court on Sex Abuse Charges

    Posted on: 10:10 am, February 18, 2014, by and , updated on: 02:12pm, February 18, 2014

    TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WHNT) – A former children’s minister in Muscle Shoals made his first court appearance Tuesday morning to answer...
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  • Tennessee Man Behind Bars for Clerk, Officer Assault

    Posted on: 6:05 pm, February 17, 2014, by , updated on: 02:38pm, February 17, 2014

    LORETTO, Tenn. (WHNT) – A Tennessee man is behind bars in Alabama accused of assaulting a store clerk while shoplifting,...
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  • Three Sentenced in Shoals Murder

    Posted on: 9:57 am, February 7, 2014, by and

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Friday morning, a judge closed the book on a 2011 Lauderdale County murder.  Two of those...
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  • Counselors Assisting Church After Former Children’s Minister Is Arrested

    Posted on: 6:15 pm, February 6, 2014, by , updated on: 05:25pm, February 6, 2014

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) – Faith-based counselors from across the state have stepped in to assist the members of Highland...
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    Highland Park Baptist Church, Muscle Shoals
  • Wallace Named Florence High School’s New Head Football Coach

    Posted on: 12:40 pm, February 6, 2014, by and

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Florence High School wasted no time in hiring a new head football coach for its program....
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  • Fernando King Enters Guilty Plea, Sentenced to Life in Prison for Role in 2013 Murder

    Posted on: 4:45 pm, February 5, 2014, by and , updated on: 04:48pm, February 5, 2014

    COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Just before the third day of testimony was to begin in the Fernando King murder...
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    Fernando Arvel King
  • Fernando King Trial Underway

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, February 3, 2014, by , updated on: 02:44pm, February 3, 2014

    TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WHNT) – Jury selection concluded Monday morning in the first of four possible trials related to the February...
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    Fernando Arvel King
  • Colbert County Student Charged With Making Threat on Social Media

    Posted on: 10:34 am, January 31, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:05pm, January 31, 2014

    LEIGHTON, Ala. (WHNT) – A Colbert County High School student is out of jail on bond after he reportedly made...
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    Colbert County High School (Photo: Carter Watkins/WHNT News 19)