EARTHQUAKE HITS FORD CITY

FORD CITY- Colbert County experienced a minor earthquake Thursday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The survey indicates a 2.3-magnitude earthquake hit at 9:03 p.m. in the Ford City community.

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FLORENCE MAN DIES IN CRASH

FLORENCE– State Troopers tell ShoalsInsider.com that a Florence man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Lauderdale County Road 8.

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Court of Criminal Appeals Upholds Capital Murder Conviction in Colbert County

Peter Gerald Capote

(MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that on Friday the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the convictions of Peter Capote for capital murder and first-degree assault. Capote, 26, of Muscle Shoals, was convicted in Colbert County Circuit Court in April 2018 for the murder of Ki-Jana Freeman. Capote was also convicted of first-degree assault and shooting into an occupied vehicle.

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TUSCUMBIA FIRE CHIEF ARRESTED ON FELONY CHARGES

CHIEF RODNEY MCANALLY

TUSCUMBIA– Tuscumbia Fire Chief Rodney McAnally was arrested Friday on felony theft and ethics charges.

Authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com McAnally was charged with second-degree theft and using his office for personal gain,

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GOD HAS AN AGENDA IN THE LAST DAYS

  Those ten kings under the Antichrist will hate the whore, and will destroy her (Revelation 17:16). Why would they do such? Revelation 17:17 tells us that God will put it in their hearts to fulfill His will concerning His judgments in the last days. Well, God has an agenda, and the devil has an agenda, and man has an agenda.

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MOTION TO DISMISS DENIED IN HUGHES CASE

TONY HUGHES

HAMILTON– A motion to dismiss the charges against Florence attorney Tony Hughes was denied by a Marion County district Judge on Monday.

According to court records, Hughes is accused of three counts of insurance fraud in the 1st degree, which is a class b felony that carries a 2-20 year prison sentence for each count.

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ARREST MADE IN SHEFFIELD SHOOTING DEATH

SHEFFIELD- Authorities have made an arrest in the shooting death that occurred on New Year’s Day at a Sheffield housing project.

According to Sheffield Police Chief Ricky Terry, Jordan Terry Gardner was arrested Wednesday night in the shooting death of James Darrell McDaniel at the Manning Homes Housing Project.

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FLORENCE MAN ARRESTED IN VEHICLE BURGLARY

FLORENCE – A 54-year-old Florence man is accused in a vehicle burglary that occurred at North Alabama Medical Center, authorities said.
Carl D. Pigg faces charges of breaking and entering a motor vehicle and second-degree theft of property, Florence police Sgt. Greg Cobb said.
“After speaking to the victim, contact was made with security to review camera footage,” Cobb said. “During the time frame, the vehicle was parked in the parking lot.”

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Some clarity concerning end-time prophecy

 In this article, I want to expose one example of the wild interpretations of the supposed last-days teaching experts. A well-respected teacher on the radio just recently repeated a grossly erroneous speculation on that woman and the beast John saw in chapter seventeen.

In Revelation 17:9, the angel explained to John that the seven heads on the beast were seven mountains on which the woman sits. In biblical prophecy, mountains represent kingdoms. Daniel 2:35 says the stone—Jesus Christ—destroyed the iron and clay of the ten toes on that image Nebuchadnezzar saw, and then destroyed the rest of the metal image, and then became a mountain—kingdom—that filled the whole earth.

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Police awaiting autopsy results in weekend shooting

DERRICK TURNLEY

FLORENCE – Investigators are awaiting the results from an autopsy in the weekend shooting death of a Florence man.

Florence police identified the victim as Jeffery C. Cherry. He was killed in the Saturday morning shooting at a west Florence residence.

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Portion of Harrison Fountain collapses

FLORENCE— Recently, a portion of a large bowl of the Harrison Fountain on the University of North Alabama campus collapsed. No injuries were reported, and individuals with Facilities Administration and Planning have begun assessing the damage and next steps for repair or replacement.

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Board rejects parole request from inmate

ROGER KEITH THOMPSON

A Lauderdale County man in prison for assaulting another man with a pipe lost his bid for parole recently, authorities said.


The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles rejected the parole request from Roger Keith Thompson, 56, said Terry Abbott, spokesman for the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles.

Thompson is serving a 20-year sentence for second-degree assault, Abbott said. He has served nine years, three months of the sentence.

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MAN DIES IN LAUDERDALE HOUSE FIRE

FLORENCE– Several first responders and firefighters are still on the scene of a fatal house fire in Lauderdale County where one man died.

The incident occurred at 3320 Florence Boulevard.

Crews responded to the scene around 8:45 am Monday.

The Lauderdale County Coroner confirms one man died in the blaze.

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SHEFFIELD DRIVERS LICENSE OFFICE NOW OPEN ON SATURDAY

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Driver License Division on Dec. 7 is adding to its Saturday operations lineup.

Beginning this week, the Montgomery, Sheffield, Jacksonville, Tuscaloosa and Dothan locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Saturday. The agency launched the Saturday pilot program in April with its Birmingham, Opelika and Mobile offices; and it expanded Nov. 2 to include its Huntsville office.

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THE RACE IS ON FOR THE US SENATE

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

We are less than three months away from the election for our number two U.S. Senate Seat. The winner of the Republican Primary on March 3, 2020 will be our next U.S. Senator. Winning the GOP Primary for any statewide office in a presidential year is tantamount to election in the Heart of Dixie.

Jeff Sessions is the prohibitive favorite to win back the seat he held for 20 years. He probably regretted from day one leaving a safe U.S. Senate Seat with 20 years of seniority and four-years left on his term, to take a temporary Attorney General appointment for at best a four- year tenure. It amazed me when he did it. Sessions and Trump were at odds from the beginning over Sessions’ recusal from the Russian collusion probe by the Democrats. Trumps’ disenchantment with Sessions was quite obvious and outspoken.

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There is a teacher shortage crisis in Alabama

US Senator Doug Jones

By Senator Doug Jones

During the 2017 school year, more than 1,700 Alabama teachers in grades 7-12 were not certified to teach the English, math, social studies, science, or special education classes they were assigned to teach. In fact, in 70 schools in Alabama, 10 percent or more of the teachers are working without full certification. These teacher shortages have been shown to be even worse in rural parts of Alabama, where there are the largest percentages of teachers using emergency or provisional certificates.

And the problem is getting worse. From 2009 to 2015, the number of education majors enrolled in Alabama’s public universities dropped by 19 percent.

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UNA’s Chem-E-Car Team Places Third in National Competition

FLORENCE, AL – The University of North Alabama’s Chem-E-Car team placed third in the 2019 Annual Chem-E-Car National Competition that took place in Orlando, Fla. This is the second time in three years a student-led team from UNA has placed in this competition.

“This Chem-E-Car team has been working together for more than a year on the design and performance of their car,” said Dr. Jonathan Sullivan, the Chem-E-Car student advisor and the head of the Chemical Engineering Technology section at UNA. “I am very proud of the development each member has undergone in that time and am very pleased that their hard work and growth was rewarded by placing third at the national competition. Over 40 teams from across the globe qualified for the competition, but only two teams performed better.”

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Religion is manmade with the devil’s help

We have covered sixteen out of twenty-two chapters in Revelation, but some of the most interesting and controversial material lies in the last six chapters of the book. You will soon read exactly what I mean. Revelation 17:1-18 describes the universal religious system of this evil age. The angel described and defined to John Mystery Babylon, the Mother of Harlots. The word mystery has to refer to a religious (mysterious) system. That is what religion is. And let me say here that Christianity is not a religion. Religion is manmade (with the devil’s help, of course). Real Bible Christianity is a living organismnot an organization. It is the Living Body of Christ, made up of Jesus Christ and genuine born-again believers. However, many have turned real Christianity into fake churchianity.    

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BODY FOUND IN RIVER IDENTIFIED

MUSCLE SHOALS– Police have identified a body found in the water along the shores of the Tennessee River on Sunday afternoon.

Authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com the body is that of James Allen Hovis, a white male, of Sheffield.

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MUSICAL BENEFIT PROGRAM SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR JANICE LANGHAM

A musical benefit bash will be held Sunday, December 1st at 2 pm at Rhoda P’s Restaurant in Downtown Sheffield to help Janice Langham pay expenses during her battle with cancer.

Rhoda’s delicious food will be available for purchase. The musical performers will be J.Q. and the Burns.

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