Walmart to stop Ad Matching in September

MUSCLE SHOALS–Finding those falling prices at your Shoals Area Walmart may be a little bit harder starting the second week in September.  Employees tell the Shoals Insider the Ad Matching program that many loyal customers rely on for savings is about to be a thing of the past. Continue reading Walmart to stop Ad Matching in September

ALABAMA JOINS 15 OTHERS STATES TO SUPPORT TRUMP TRAVEL BAN

MONTGOMERY—Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall today joined 15 other states in an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court asking the Court to uphold the travel ban imposed by President Trump to protect American citizens from terrorism.

The President’s executive order provides a 90-day delay of travelers entering America from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen due to national security concerns regarding those countries.

“The President is rightfully exercising his legal authority to restrict the entry of those who may endanger the safety and security of Americans,” said Attorney General Marshall. “The restricted countries have a strong record of violent acts and terrorism, and it is vital and appropriate that the President’s provisions stand to properly vet travelers from these areas for the protection of our citizens.”  Continue reading ALABAMA JOINS 15 OTHERS STATES TO SUPPORT TRUMP TRAVEL BAN

Sheffield business Miss Kitty’s closing end of September

SHEFFIELD–Miss Kitty’s Urban Design & Gifts will be closing her doors for good September 30th.

The store offers all the latest interior design items, furniture, and gifts for people that aren’t always easy to buy for.

Originally from Mississippi, Owner Kitty Simms tells the Shoals Insider, “I’m ready for the next chapter in my life, my son graduates high school at the end of the school year,” “Financially, it’s the best decision for us,” Continue reading Sheffield business Miss Kitty’s closing end of September

Suspect arrested in Muscle Shoals car burglary

MUSCLE SHOALS–Authorities have made an early morning arrest for breaking and entering a motor vehicle.

Around 6 am, police officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Avalon Avenue regarding a vehicle burglary that Continue reading Suspect arrested in Muscle Shoals car burglary

Pharmacy Sales Rep Pleads Guilty to Prescription Fraud Conspiracy


TUSCALOOSA – A sales representative for a Haleyville, Ala.-based compounding pharmacy pleaded guilty today in federal court to participating in a conspiracy to generate prescriptions and defraud health care insurers and prescription drug administrators out of tens of millions of dollars in 2015. Continue reading Pharmacy Sales Rep Pleads Guilty to Prescription Fraud Conspiracy

Remains found in Aruba may be that of Natalee Holloway

Natalee Holloway

BIRMINGHAM–Natalee’s father David Holloway announced on NBC that remains have been found in Aruba 12 years after the disappearance of his daughter.

The remains were found behind a home after a new witness in the 12-year mystery has come forward Continue reading Remains found in Aruba may be that of Natalee Holloway

September is a busy month for events in Colbert County

TUSCUMBIA–With Labor Day celebrations, festivals aplenty, a state fair and motorcycle rides, September is chock-full of things to do in Colbert County.
The events kick off Monday, Sept. 4 with Labor Day celebrations at Spring Park in Tuscumbia and at Key Underwood Memorial Coon Dog Cemetery near Cherokee. Continue reading September is a busy month for events in Colbert County

Tuscumbia police searching for shooting suspect

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TUSCUMBIA – A man hunt is underway in northwest Alabama. Tuscumbia police are looking for the man they have identified as opening fire at a busy convenience store over the weekend.

Tuscumbia police say the shooting Saturday night was likely the result of a road rage incident moments earlier.
Just after 10:30 pm two drivers stopped on W.F. Gardner Drive because the lead driver thought the car behind him was following too close.

Investigators said the ensuing confrontation ended and the men went on their way. Continue reading Tuscumbia police searching for shooting suspect

STATE FILES SUIT AGAINST CITY OF BIRMINGHAM AND MAYOR WILLIAM BELL FOR BLOCKING CONFEDERATE STATUES

MONTGOMERY – Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Wednesday that his office has filed suit in Jefferson County Circuit Court against the City of Birmingham and Mayor William Bell for violating state law by constructing barriers to deliberately obscure a historically significant monument in Linn Park.

“In accordance with the law, my office has determined that by affixing tarps and placing plywood around the Linn Park Memorial such that it is hidden from view, the Defendants have ‘altered’ or ‘otherwise disturbed’ the memorial in violation of the letter and spirit of the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act,” said Attorney General Marshall. “The City of Birmingham does not have the right to violate the law and leaves my office with no choice but to file suit.” Continue reading STATE FILES SUIT AGAINST CITY OF BIRMINGHAM AND MAYOR WILLIAM BELL FOR BLOCKING CONFEDERATE STATUES

New Law Modernizes Regulation of Money Transfers

 

MONTGOMERY-(August 16, 2017) The Alabama Legislature passed SB173/HB215 during the last week of the General Session on May 17, 2017 and Governor Kay Ivey signed the bill into law which became effective on August 1, 2017.

State Senator Arthur Orr (R), 3rd District and Representative Ken Johnson (R), 7th District, sponsored bills in the House and Senate which passed the Legislature. The bill, entitled “The Alabama Monetary Transmission Act,” (Code of Alabama, 1975 8-7a-1, et seq) was drafted by the Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) and replaces the former Sale of Checks Act which has been in effect since 1961. Continue reading New Law Modernizes Regulation of Money Transfers