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  • Task Force Studies High-Speed Internet Possibilities in Franklin County

    Posted on: 8:02 pm, September 23, 2013, by

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The thought of some Alabama communities still surfing the net on dial-up Internet is shocking...
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  • Florence Employees May Receive Pay Raise

    Posted on: 5:15 pm, September 20, 2013, by , updated on: 04:41pm, September 20, 2013

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Florence city employees will likely be getting a little extra in their pay-checks next year. A...
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  • Lauderdale County Investigators Seek Shooting Suspect

    Posted on: 9:35 pm, September 19, 2013, by , updated on: 12:28pm, September 20, 2013

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Shoals man remains in the hospital recovering from three gunshot wounds after a shooting...
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  • State Leaders Offer Resources For International Paper Employees

    Posted on: 9:16 pm, September 19, 2013, by

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) -The closing of International Paper sent shock waves through Lawrence County and surrounding areas. Employees and...
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  • Alabama Career Center Ready For International Paper Employees

    Posted on: 5:46 pm, September 18, 2013, by , updated on: 09:29am, September 19, 2013

    SHEFFIELD, Ala. (WHNT) – The announcement that International Paper is closing its Courtland plant is impacting thousands of people. With...
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  • Lawrence County Schools Budget Impacted By Paper Mill Shutdown

    Posted on: 3:54 pm, September 17, 2013, by , updated on: 07:39pm, September 17, 2013

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala (WHNT) – The trickle-down effect of international Paper closing its Courtland plant continues. Hundreds of families and...
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  • Enrollment Decline Reported at the University of North Alabama

    Posted on: 2:51 pm, September 16, 2013, by , updated on: 08:53pm, September 16, 2013

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – After a spike in admission just two years ago, the University of North Alabama is reporting...
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  • Police Solicit Tips To Catch Masked Robber

    Posted on: 10:00 pm, September 12, 2013, by , updated on: 10:52pm, September 12, 2013

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – It’s back to business as usual at First Metro Bank on Ana Drive but Florence Police...
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  • Florence Man Sentenced to Life for Escape Charge, Still Faces Murder Trial

    Posted on: 2:55 pm, September 12, 2013, by

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – A judge sentenced a Florence man to life in prison Thursday for escaping from custody.  He...
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  • First African American Student Returns To UNA Campus

    Posted on: 4:35 pm, September 11, 2013, by , updated on: 10:43pm, September 11, 2013

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – The first African American student ever enrolled at what is now the University of North Alabama...
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  • Input Requested For Muscle Shoals Superintendent Search

    Posted on: 3:54 pm, September 11, 2013, by

    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) The Alabama Association of School Boards is gearing up for the Muscle Shoals superintendent search.  The...
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  • Division II Championship Committee Needs Ticket Sales For Competitive Bid

    Posted on: 7:48 pm, September 10, 2013, by , updated on: 11:10pm, September 10, 2013

    FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – The right to host the Division II national championship is up for grabs.  The game has...
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