Florence News & Articles

Alabama is one step closer to having access to medical marijuana. The Alabama Senate passed SB165 from Senator Tim Melson (R-Florence) with a vote of 22-11. The bill would be the strictest medical marijuana bill to be passed in the United States, requiring patients to…

Mo Brooks’ is in jeopardy of losing his primary race and a Donald Trump endorsement may not be able to save him. In a blow to the Brooks reelection campaign his opponent Chris Lewis of Florence, AL received a huge endorsement from Alabama Speaker of…

Mo Brooks is the five-term Republican incumbent for the 5th district of Alabama in the United States House of Representatives. Since his first election, he has faced multiple challenges both from inside and outside his party but has fended them all off fairly easily.  Chris…

As a result of a $79 million dollar grant effort by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 13 housing authorities in Alabama will receive $1.4 million dollars to help their residents improve their education and job skills and increase their income with new…

Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that she has awarded grants totaling more than $2.5 million to help homeless Alabamians with immediate housing assistance and to help others who are in danger of becoming homeless. The funding from the federal Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program…