Jackson County Murder conviction upheld

MONTGOMERY— Attorney General Steven T. Marshall announced that the Alabama Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of Barry Whitton for the murder of his wife, Michelle Townson Whitton, in Jackson County. Whitton was convicted by a jury in Jackson County Circuit Court on September 24, 2015.


Authorities on the lookout for stolen ATV’s

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-The Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to please be on the lookout for 2 stolen Razor ATV’s. One was stolen from the Oakland community and another from the Threets Crossroads area.


Do you know this man? Police need your help

CRIME OF THE WEEK – Russellville police are searching for a theft suspect caught on camera. Investigators are hoping someone can recognize the man and help bring him to justice. See the guy in the top right corner of the screen? After using his cellphone, he lays it down on the bench next to […]

Weeden SRO Johnson set to retire

School Resource Officer Janice Johnson

Congratulations from the Shoals Insider to Janice Johnson for her 30 years of service to the Florence Police Department.


Woman arrested for exploitation of the elderly


FLORENCE-Authorities have arrested Cynthia McKeller, 46, of Harvest in a financial exploitation case. She was arrested on Friday.


There’s Nothing Wrong with Playing during Spring Break – as Long as You Play it Safe

MONTGOMERY — Spring Break is all about relaxation and recreation, but the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) urges everyone to play it safe.


Leighton man fatally wounded in early-morning shooting

TUSCUMBIA-Police are investigating the shooting death of a 37-year-old Leighton man.


Couple arrested in sex abuse case

Daniel and Jenice Spurgeon

FLORENCE–A Florida couple have been arrested in an extensive child sexual abuse investigation.


Jasper Pharmacist Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Illegally Dispensing Prescription Drugs

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Jasper pharmacist to two years in prison for illegally dispensing opioid painkillers and other controlled substances, federal officials announced.


Remember to Spring Forward this Sunday


MUSCLE SHOALS- Remember to set your clocks up this Sunday as Daylight saving time 2017 in Alabama will begin at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 12 and ends at 2:00 AM on Sunday, November 5.



Alice Martin back to Examiners of Public Accounts as new Chief Deputy AG appointed

Clay Crenshaw

(MONTGOMERY) – Alabama Attorney General Steven T. Marshall announced that he has appointed Assistant Attorney General Clay Crenshaw to serve as his Chief Deputy Attorney General. Crenshaw succeeds Alice Martin, who held the post for the last two years.


UNA Athletics’ Hodges Wins 2017 Arch Ward Award

Jeff Hodges

FLORENCE, Ala.– University of North Alabama Assistant Athletic Director for Communication Jeff Hodges is the recipient of the 2017 Arch Ward Award by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Court Permanently Bars Jason Stinson, Owner of “Nation Tax Services” from Preparing Tax Returns and Owning a Tax Preparation Business

WASHINGTON — A federal court in Orlando, Florida, has permanently barred Jason Stinson, of Longwood, Florida, from preparing federal tax returns for others and from owning or operating a tax return preparation business, following a six-day bench trial held in 2016, the Justice Department announced […]

Florence woman arrested after altercation with taxi driver


FLORENCE-Gina Oliver, 24, of Florence was arrested late Monday night following an altercation with a taxi driver.



FLORENCE, Ala. — The University of North Alabama Athletic Department will hold its 4th annual UNA Color Run 5k and one-mile fun run on Saturday, April 8. The 5k will begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by the mile fun run at 9:15 a.m.


Lewey’s Sports & Custom Apparel to host OPEN HOUSE this Saturday March 11, from 10-2

MUSCLE SHOALS-Are you feeling lucky? Well then, Saturday may be your lucky day. Lewey’s is hosting their OPEN HOUSE this coming Saturday. Door Prizes will be awarded every 30 minutes with a grand prize of a FLAT SCREEN SMART TV.


One added to Florence auto burglary duo




Cartwright and Masters are back in the news today. They are now charged with 18 additional vehicle burglaries. The charges came after an investigation by the Florence Police Department. They are charged with burglaries in the area of East Florence, Lakeside Highlands, Huntsville Road, Seville Place Apartments, and […]

If your car needs body work, Call Hatton’s Body Shop at 256-415-3304


MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steven T. Marshall announced Friday that Alabama and 12 other states have won the battle to protect student privacy after the Trump administration recently rescinded a federal directive that schools must allow student access to restrooms and locker rooms regardless of students’ gender, and the U.S. Justice Department dropped […]

The Cabin Reclaimed Relics Grand Opening Saturday, March 4th, in Downtown Tuscumbia

Call 256-335-0130


TUSCUMBIA- I know you have seen the log cabin building on the corner of 2nd Street and Dickson in downtown Tuscumbia. You owe it to yourself to stop by this Saturday and see all of the beautiful relics and antiquities available at The Cabin.