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Sixty years of cutting hair with no plans to hang up his clippers
Jul 24, 2014 • TriValley CentralHe spoke from the comfortable waiting room of his comfortable shop, Medrano's Hair Tree downtown on Fourth Street just east of Florence Street. He was in between ... “I'd never been east of the Mississippi, so it was a little different,” he said. His ... More
Special needs compliance still an issue for Florence School District 1
Jul 5, 2014 • SCNowIn the most recent complaint, the state department confirms that the West Florence High School staff failed to evaluate appropriately a student identified with learning disabilities, including Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, and then in several ... More
Former Florence hoops star becomes overseas sensation
Jul 5, 2014 • Times DailyBoddie, the 2005 Alabama Miss Basketball who played at Florence High School, has become quite the world traveler thanks to her favorite sport. A former Auburn standout, Boddie has carved out a nice professional career playing overseas even if she ... More
Going out of the state: SHS schedules football game against Florence, Ala.
Jul 9, 2014 • Starkville Daily News"The next step for our program was to get outside of the state of Mississippi and hopefully take our brand of football across the state lines," Mitchell said. "(Florence) plays at the stadium where UNA (University of North Alabama) plays, which is a ... More
3 area students earn college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships
Jul 16, 2014 • Times DailyThe National Merit Scholarship finalists for the college-sponsored scholarships are this year's graduates, Dalton Kerby of Muscle Shoals High School, Tanner Crosslin of Florence High School and Elizabeth Mitchell of Covenant Christian School. More
Magic City Newsmakers: Birmingham-Southern, Urban Cookhouse ...
Jul 15, 2014 • Birmingham Business JournalWinners were: Alexis Baldwin, Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School; Shiv Daftari, Lovett School; Dana Hodde, Fairhope High School; James Ridgeway, Florence High School; and Sophie Watret, Spruce Creek High School. The students were ... More
Always ready: Documentary produced by Florence resident to air on APT
Jul 1, 2014 • Times DailyLeigh Rusevlyan has been interested in filmmaking ever since she was a student at Florence High School. Now, the recent ..... Production of the film required trips to Washington DC, Florida, New Orleans, Mississippi, Alaska and Oregon. The "Paratus" in ... More
Hits and Misses: Mercer parks Summer Concert Series; Congoleum layoffs in ...
Jul 11, 2014 • NJ.comMISS: First-time unemployment claims in New Jersey jumped by nearly three-quarters in the last week of June, even as the nation saw applications drop to levels hardly seen in seven years, according to U.S. Department of Labor statistics. HIT: Bill ... More