ALABAMA JOINS 12-STATE COALITION SUPPORTING PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EXPANDED TRAVEL BAN


MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that Alabama is one
of a coalition of 12 states filing an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the
Trump administration’s expanded travel ban affecting eight countries deemed to pose a
security risk to the United States. Continue reading ALABAMA JOINS 12-STATE COALITION SUPPORTING PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EXPANDED TRAVEL BAN

Authorities catch suspected arsonist in the act

Howard L. Vaughn

FLORENCE–Authorities have arrested a Florence man on Arson charges as police officers reportedly caught him in the act. Continue reading Authorities catch suspected arsonist in the act

Black Friday is upon us so Pledge to Shop Shoals

Well, the big week is finally here! Unless you’ve lived under a rock your entire existence, everyone knows the ins and outs of Black Friday; long lines, stampeding crowds, all-night-campers outside big-box stores, hair pulling over Egyptian cotton sheets and Tickle-Me Igmos – we’ve all been there. And for those of you who like random trivia, it’s interesting to note that more people are injured on Black Friday in those same big-box stores than in yearly shark attacks. This one day attracts more people than the multi-million dollar theme parks on any given day.

This year, Shoals Insider urges everyone to “Pledge to Shop Shoals.” Continue reading Black Friday is upon us so Pledge to Shop Shoals

DAVID CASSIDY DEAD AT 67

FORT LAUDERDALE–National media outlets are reporting that 67-year-old David Cassidy has died as a result of complications from dementia.  Cassidy was the star of the hit 70’s show The Partridge Family.

JoAnn Geffen, his publicist, confirmed his untimely death with a statement from his family. Continue reading DAVID CASSIDY DEAD AT 67

Ivey appoints Smith to fill open Colbert commission seat

Commissioner William Smith (SI)

TUSCUMBIA–Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has appointed retired businessman William Smith to fill the seat left vacant by Emmitt Jimmar’s resignation due to declining health. Continue reading Ivey appoints Smith to fill open Colbert commission seat

AG MARSHALL URGES U.S. SUPREME COURT TO PROTECT PRAYER AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined a coalition of 22 states Wednesday in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the practice of lawmaker-led prayer at public meetings. Continue reading AG MARSHALL URGES U.S. SUPREME COURT TO PROTECT PRAYER AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

THIRTY-FOUR PLAYERS NOMINATED FOR HARLON HILL TROPHY


FLORENCE — A total of 34 student-athletes from across the nation have been nominated for the 2017 Harlon Hill Trophy as the Division II College Football Player of the Year.
The list of candidates was announced Monday morning by the National Harlon Hill Award Committee.
The list includes players from each of the four Division II Super Regions. Continue reading THIRTY-FOUR PLAYERS NOMINATED FOR HARLON HILL TROPHY

Counselor’s Corner On The Fear of Commitment: Where’s the Root of Evil?

Fear of commitment is a fear of serious, long-term relationships. The main driver of this behavior is fear and rejection of strong emotions, vulnerability or intimacy. Such people are able to maintain only a short relationship and often change their partners. If you started to date with such a person, then it will not introduce you to it`s family, friends and plans for the future. Perhaps he will not even show interest in your life. Learn what you need to know before committing to someone, so as not to waste your time on useless relationships.

How to Recognize the Fear of Commitment in a Relationship? Continue reading Counselor’s Corner On The Fear of Commitment: Where’s the Root of Evil?

Ron Craig: the devil is the spiritual father of all of those who are not born again!

Author and Pastor Ron Craig

 
These articles began by discussing whether or not God is actively involved in solving the world’s many problems. Those who are asking that question actually sidestep the real issue, which is identifying what the world’s problems are. How can we understand God’s level of participation in solving human problemsif we ourselves are unable to understand what those human problems really are. If we cannot accurately locate those human difficulties, we cannot know if there are any solutions; and we certainly will not know how to administer any solutions. Of course, some will say it is easy to understand problems in the world system: Poverty, sickness, pain, violence, people taking advantage of other people. And, not only mistreatment of people by other people, but natural disasters as well. One problem after another. No, let up. What can we do? Is there no help?

Continue reading Ron Craig: the devil is the spiritual father of all of those who are not born again!

Second round of Alabama High School Football playoffs are here; this week we focus on Brook’s Lions

The second round of Alabama high school football playoffs are here. This week will seperate the true playoff contenders from the rest. This week the Shoals Insider highlights the Brooks Lions. Brooks (8-2) will face a Etowah (10-1). Continue reading Second round of Alabama High School Football playoffs are here; this week we focus on Brook’s Lions

Mississippi man dies from injuries sustained at Florence construction site


FLORENCE–A Carthage, Mississippi man died from injuries sustained on a Florence job site yesterday.

Authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com they responded to a construction accident on West Irvine around 11:15 am Wednesday.

EMS report when they arrived they found a man lying on the ground that was hit by a bulldozer. Continue reading Mississippi man dies from injuries sustained at Florence construction site

ALABAMA CONSUMERS NOW MAY MAKE CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION FROM WESTERN UNION


(MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that the claims period
is now open for eligible Alabama consumers, who were deceived into sending payments to
scammers using Western Union’s wire transfer service, to apply for compensation as the result
of a multi-state settlement with the company earlier this year. Continue reading ALABAMA CONSUMERS NOW MAY MAKE CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION FROM WESTERN UNION

Compounding Pharmacy Sales Representative Pleads Guilty in Prescription Fraud Conspiracy

BIRMINGHAM – A sales representative for a Haleyville, Ala.,-based compounding pharmacy pleaded guilty recently in federal court to participating in a conspiracy to generate prescriptions, including for a $29,000 wound cream, and defraud health care insurers and prescription drug administrators out of tens of millions of dollars in 2015.

Continue reading Compounding Pharmacy Sales Representative Pleads Guilty in Prescription Fraud Conspiracy

Bro. Ron Craig: No one was willing to admit they could be wrong

Author and Pastor Ron Craig

In the historical event known as the Reformation, wars were fought between Roman Catholics and Protestants for many decades—vicious, bloody wars! The problems were major doctrinal differences, and the age-old practice of saving face—no one on either side being willing to admit they just could be wrong about anything. And, of course, nobody on either side being willing to change, in order to iron out any differences.

Continue reading Bro. Ron Craig: No one was willing to admit they could be wrong

Florence man dies in single-vehicle crash

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-– Authorities say a single vehicle crash Friday night, November 10, has claimed the life of a Florence man. Continue reading Florence man dies in single-vehicle crash