Shoals News

Emergency Water Shortage in Zip City

A local water system is asking its customers to conserve water due to failed pumps. The Chisholm Heights Water Authority serves customers in the Zip City area, and said this morning that an electrical problem has caused water pumps to…
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Shoals Area Road Projects

A few road projects are affecting traffic in the Shoals this month, so expect delays in the following areas: The widening project continues on Wilson Dam Road between the railroad overpass and Old Highway 20. Crews have been repaving one…
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Domestic/Kidnapping Case in Florence

Florence Police have arrested 24-year-old Juan Rojo and charged him with public intoxication following a domestic call. Officers responded to the call yesterday at a home on Royal Avenue, where the victim said she had been dating Rojo, and he…
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2017 Fish Consumption Advisories

The Alabama Department of Public Health has released its 2017 report on tests it has performed on fish throughout the state, and has issued mercury advisories for spots in northwest Alabama. The following table shows the areas in the Shoals…
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Florence Council Work Session

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 The latest discussion about a proposed 31-court tennis complex at Veterans Park in Florence will take place at this afternoon’s city council work session. The start time has been moved up to 3:30 pm in order…
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Update: UNA Officer-Involved Shooting

Police have identified the woman involved in a shooting with a police officer over the weekend, naming 28-year-old Jessica LaShae Dye of Florence. Reports indicate a UNA police officer fired multiple shots at Dye, who tried to run over the…
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Pickwick Ranked Top Bass Lake in Alabama

Pickwick lake has been ranked as the #5 bass fishing destination in the Southeast, a distinction that makes it the top bass lake in the state of Alabama. Colbert Tourism tells WSHF that a poll released by the Birmingham-based Bassmaster…
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Cherokee Water Supply Interrupted

The Town of Cherokee reports that a water main ruptured yesterday evening, causing reserve tank levels to drop quickly.  The leak was first reported around 7pm yesterday, and crews worked most of the evening to repair it.  Cherokee Utilities said…
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Burglary Arrests in Florence

Police have arrested a Florence woman in connection with vehicle burglaries. 28-year-old Leigh Ann Cox was arrested this morning after a report of multiple vehicle break-ins near Hermitage Drive. Officers responding to the scene found Cox inside a vehicle and…
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Wreck Causes Delays on Hwy 72 in Tuscumbia

A wreck at the intersection of Highway 72 and Woodmont Drive in Tuscumbia this afternoon has caused delays to eastbound traffic. The wreck occurred around 12:30 pm.  The eastbound left lane is blocked.  Currently the right hand lane and both…
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