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  1. Rheta Johnson: Sitting atop a magic wallRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    Rosanne Cash mentions The Wall in her song "A Feather's Not a Bird," declaring she'll wear a pretty dress to go down to Florence, Alabama, and "sit atop the magic wall." That's how it feels, this place just off the Natchez Trace near the Alabama-Tennessee line.

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  2. Mother of toddler killed in crash speaks out about car seat safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... . A memorial service with a lantern release has been set for Saturday night for Addie Whitaker at McFarland Park in Florence. The ceremony will begin 7:30 p.m.

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  3. Dogs on adoption floor get extra boost of support with Ropes of LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Star

    ... merchandise. “She always wants the other ones, when they're in the bag.” Bill Bengtson, a native of Florence, Alabama, has worked for Aiken Communications since 1996, providing pictures and stories for the Aiken Standard and The North ...

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  4. Nashville Rabbi Brings Country Warmth to Global Online Sim Shalom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | PRWeb

    ... two Judaic books she travels 5 1/2 hours round trip to lead Shabbat services as the Rabbi of Temple B'nai Israel in Florence, Alabama. In her roles as spiritual leader Rabbi Nancy inspires to read and sing, and meditate together. The essence of the ...

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  5. Tennessee clothing manufacturer expands again in the ShoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Alabama Live

    The same company that launched a high-tech clothing manufacturing facility in Florence two years ago is expanding again in the Shoals. PerformanceScrubs.com, a Tennessee-based Performance HealthCare Products company, will host the grand opening of its new Factory Store from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 25 on 4001 Helton Drive, Building A, in Florence.

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  6. Festive and fun: Observe safest practices when using fireworks this Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Watertown Daily Times

    He has arranged to have TNT Fireworks, a manufacturer from Florence, Ala., sell sparklers and other novelty items for a two-week period there between June 22 and July 5. Both Price Chopper and Tops Friendly Markets also have set up large displays offering a variety of the devices in their local stores this year. Phantom Fireworks signed a lease to put up a tent at Kmart on Arsenal Street from June 20 to July 5. The Fourth of July should be enjoyable for everyone, and we urge people to also ensure that it's safe.

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  7. Without Alabama's help, no good way to find out personal exposure from water contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... your local doctor?" Now, we did reach out to doctors and eventually were pointed to LabCorp . They have offices in Florence and Huntsville, they say they could conduct the two tests for PFOA and send them off. The tests cost $797 and $759, ...

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  8. Day of giving donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... n Colbert, Lauderdale and Franklin County. You can also drop off at the United Way Office at 118 E Mobile Street in Florence.

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  9. Merchants are ready to fire up fireworks marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... of hours.” Just in time to celebrate the nation's birthday, TNT Fireworks, a fireworks manufacturer out of Florence, Ala., will set up shop, selling legal sparklers and other ground fireworks there. Right before the July Fourth holiday last ...

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  10. Florence Police on the search for fake traveler check thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Florence Police Department is trying to identify the man caught on surveillance cameras, passing forged checks. He has hit several businesses across the southeast, spending lots of fake money.

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  11. Velcro Pygmies to play first Brewhouse show since death of bassistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Calhoun Times

    ... time the band played that venue was just a few days before its bassist, Jacob Sanders, drowned while fishing near Florence, Alabama. While Saturday's show brings the band back to the last venue Sanders played, the show will also have special ...

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  12. Obituary: Christopher Edward Eckl, 82, of Reston, DiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Christopher Edward Eckl, 82, Reston resident since 1977 died unexpectedly while on vacation on the Gulf Coast of Florida. He was a native of Florence, Alabama.

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  13. Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED buying three Alabama production facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The company has signed a letter of intent to acquire production facilities in Leroy, Robertson and Mobile, Alabama from Coca-Cola Consolidated. It will also exchange its territories in Spartanburg and Bluffton, South Carolina for territories in Florence, Alabama and Panama City, Florida.

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... importance of this type of training for officers after getting shot while on duty earlier this year and having a Florence officer render aide on scene. "It played a big part in saving my life," expressed McCrary. "I think this should be mandatory ...

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  15. Alabama invades Bonnaroo: Jason Isbell, Anderson East, a Grateful Dead surprise and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Alabama Live

    This was an especially remarkable year for Alabama natives at Bonnaroo, the annual four-day music and arts festival in Manchester, Tennessee. As if its scheduled performances weren't enough, the weekend closed on Sunday with notable guest appearances from Alabama artists: The Secret Sisters from Greenhill, Alabama joined The Watkins Family Hour House Band, Lee Ann Womack, Buddy Miller, Amanda Shires, Steep Canyon Rangers and Sam Bush Band at That Tent for The Bluegrass Situation SuperJam with Ed Helms, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Donna Jean Godchaux from Florence, Alabama joined members of her former band, The Grateful Dead, for the Dead & Company set with John Mayer and Oteil Burbridge on the What Stage.

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  16. The Ultimate Luxury Is Time: This 'Slow Fashion' Brand Is Rooted in DIYRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The New York Observer

    ... tradition of her grandmother's generation and the pastoral inspiration of her hometown that drew her back to Florence, Alabama to start her business. Chanin appears to be the embodiment of her brand. She returned to New York City in April of this ...

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  17. Books-A-Million to Host Signing with Joe Hill, 6/21Read the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... largest chain of bookstores in the United States. Books-A-Million got its start in 1917 as a magazine stand in Florence, Alabama and now operates over 250 stores in the 32 states as well as an online store at http://www.booksamillion.com . While ...

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  18. Books-A-Million to Host Signing Event with Author Joe Hill on Tuesday, June 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Business Wire

    ... largest chain of bookstores in the United States. Books-A-Million got its start in 1917 as a magazine stand in Florence, Alabama and now operates over 250 stores in the 32 states as well as an online store at http://www.booksamillion.com . While ...

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  19. Books-a-Million to Host Midnight Release Party for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, 7/30Read the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... largest chain of bookstores in the United States. Books-A-Million got its start in 1917 as a magazine stand in Florence, Alabama and now operates over 250 stores in the 32 states as well as an online store at http://www.booksamillion.com . While ...

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  20. SPCA Albrecht Center holds monthly dog washRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | The Star

    ... vary according to the size of the dog being served. Details are at www.letlovelive.org. Bill Bengtson, a native of Florence, Alabama, has worked for Aiken Communications since 1996, providing pictures and stories for the Aiken Standard and The North ...

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