Two die in Colbert head-on collision

COLBERT COUNTY–Two men from rural Colbert County were killed in a head-on collision Saturday night on Power Line Road.


Do you recognize this person? Police want to know

FLORENCE–Do you recognize this person? Florence Police Detective Alex Guynn needs to speak with her about a theft case.


Beloved Shoals Area Author Danny Creasy greeting fans at Reader Riot

Danny Creasy

FLORENCE–Are you interested in diving into two unique Shoals-based books? Please drop by this weekend’s Reader Riot event in downtown Florence (Florence-Lauderdale Public Library) and check out “Jim & Nancy: Two Paths Merged by War” and “Slingshot 8.”


Wright Named Rogersville Municipal Judge

Rogersville Municipal Judge Cliff Wright

ROGERSVILLE-Florence attorney Cliff Wright has been named Rogersville’s new municipal judge.


Three People Sentenced for Trafficking Heroin and Fentanyl

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced three Birmingham residents for conspiring to traffic nearly $2 million worth of heroin and fentanyl, federal officials announced.


Federal Corrections Officer Charged with Accepting Bribes for Prison Contraband

BIRMINGHAM – Federal prosecutors last week charged a former employee at the Federal Correctional Institution at Aliceville with accepting $5,695 in bribes to smuggle contraband into the prison and lying about it to investigators, announced federal officials.


New execution date set as US Supreme Court rejects Arthur appeal

Tommy Arthur (ALDOC)

WASHINGTON, D.C.-The appeal for condemned murder-for-hire killer Tommy Arthur has been rejected by the Supreme Court.


Safeplace opens new Tuscumbia outreach office

Staff and friends of the new Safeplace office

TUSCUMBIA–Safeplace, a domestic violence program serving Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion, and Winston counties, has opened a new office in the city of Tuscumbia.

Safeplace provides shelter and counseling for families due to domestic violence and offers outreach programs such as court advocacy services, prevention education […]

Tuscumbia gets new attorney

Willie Hovater Attorney at Law

TUSCUMBIA-Congratulations to Willie Hovater, a 2009 Muscle Shoals High School graduate, on passing the state bar exam.


UNA Bands Presents a ‘Revolutionary!’ President’s Concert


FLORENCE – UNA Bands presents the annual President’s Concert Friday, April 28, at 7:00 p.m., in Norton Auditorium. This year’s concert is titled “Revolutionary!” and features revolutionary music as well as music written about revolutions.