Florence Businessman Quinton Hanson running for Chairman of the Lauderdale County Commission

Candidate Quinton Hanson

FLORENCE-Quinton Hanson, a founding partner of Associated Insurors, Inc., in Florence, recently announced his candidacy for Chairman of the Lauderdale County Commission in the Republican Primary.



PUBLIC RECORDS UPDATE: Franklin County Divorce filings for December 2015




PUBLIC RECORDS UPDATE: Franklin County Divorce filings for November



Oregon standoff: 1 dead, 1 wounded

Recipe Video: Bacon & Egg Baskets

Do you know these men? Suspects sought in theft case


The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying these individuals.


Cherry Chocolate Fudge

Cherry Chocolate Fudge


This cherry and chocolate two tone fudge tastes absolutely out of this world. We used dried cherries but you can also cut up fresh or frozen cherries and mix into the fudge. Check out the video below:




Colbert County Mugshots for Dec. 17 through Jan 25, 2016

SCOTT, JACOB MAXWELL Booking #: 160120554 Booking Date: 01-19-2016 Charges: BURGLARY 3RD; RECEIVING STOLEN PROP 3RD

These are the latest mugshots and arrest reports provided by the Colbert County Sheriff’s Department.


Mugshots are available as a matter of public record. They are provided as a service because the Shoals Insider believes in the public’s right to know the functioning of law and government.Arrest does not indicate guilt. Many of these […]

State health officials continue to look at lead levels in children

The Alabama Department of Public Health has been working with the medical community to evaluate blood lead levels in children for decades. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children be screened for lead at 12 and 24 months. However, lead testing as part of health screenings is at the […]

Alabama among 29 states calling on US Supreme Court to stay EPA’s clean power plan

(MONTGOMERY) – Attorney General Luther Strange announced that Alabama is among a bipartisan coalition of 29 states and state agencies asking the United States Supreme Court to immediately halt the Obama administration’s unlawful and job-killing Clean Power Plan. The states argue that the Environmental Protection Agency’s unprecedented attempt to reorder the nation’s […]

Dekalb county LPN arrested for theft of controlled substances

BOAZ – Attorney General Luther Strange announced the arrest of a former employee of a Boaz area nursing facility for theft of narcotics. Cheryl Hamm, 39, of Rainsville, surrendered at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and was released on $1,500.00 bond.


UNA College of Business Sees Early Success With Onboarding Session at The Generator


FLORENCE, Ala. – Fourteen students attended The Generator’s Onboarding session Monday evening and were able to set the stage for their amazing journey.


Lauderdale County Mugshots Through Jan 22, 2016


Lauderdale County mugshots 1.15.2016 through 1.22.2016.

Birth Date: 08/13/97Booking Number: A1600211Agency: LAUDInmate Name: BEVIS, WILLIAM LTime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime03:15:00 03/15/16 Unlaw Poss. Dangerous Drugs 13A-12-212 3599 DIST 3F03:15:00 03/15/16 Drug Paraphernalia,Use/Poss 13a-12-260 DIST AM03:15:00 01/15/16 POSSESSION OFMARIJUANA 2ND13A-12-214 3599 DIST AM03:15:00 01/15/16 Criminal Misch 3rd-Generic 13A-7-23 2999 DIST BM03:15:00 01/15/16 […]

Shoals own Dylan LeBlanc performs on national television

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History of Bitcoin


Panthers destroy Cardinals Headed to Super Bowl 50

Broncos defeat Patriots 20-18 for AFC title, advance to Super Bowl 50

Blaze at Regal Inn Sheffield leaves transients homeless

Smoke can be seen billowing from the blaze at Regal Inn on Jackson Hwy. in Sheffield behind Cajun’s Restaurant.


SHEFFIELD-(SHOALS INSIDER)-Firefighters subdued a blaze on the southern most portion of Regal Inn Motel at 4305 North Jackson Highway around lunch time on Sunday, leaving several transients homeless.


Barnes crowned 2016 Miss UNA

2016 Miss UNA Jocelyn Barnes with Creative Jewelers owner Billy Hammock


FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)-And the winner of the 2016 Miss UNA Scholarship pageant is……(DRUM ROLL) junior Jocelyn Barnes of Florence.