Conservative Leader Ann Coulter Endorses Congressman Mo Brooks for United States Senate

HUNTSVILLE- Today, Conservative Leader and border security advocate Ann Coulter endorsed Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) in the Alabama Special Election to fill the United States Senate seat formerly held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. A conservative thought leader, Coulter is a political commentator, syndicated columnist, and the author of twelve best-selling books.


Trump fires Priebus hires general to manage staff



WASHINGTON, D.C.-President Donald J. Trump just announced by way of Twitter that he is replacing Chief of Staff Reince Priebus with a general.


Tea Party Patriots Endorse Congressman Mo Brooks for U.S. Senate

US Congressman Mo Brooks

Huntsville, AL- Today, the Tea Party Patriots Citizen Fund (herein “Tea Party Patriots”) endorsed Congressman Mo Brooks in the Alabama Special Election to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Tea Party Patriots is one of America’s largest grassroots conservative political organizations and was created […]

Authorities arrest owner of hog that attacked young girl, hog to be euthanized


ROGERSVILLE–Authorities tell the Shoals Insider they have arrested the owner of a 400-pound hog that attacked a young girl on Monday.


NW-SCC awarded $447,942 for Youth Success Program Grant

MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — The Youth Success Program (YSP) at Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) has been funded for $447,942 for the 2017-2018 by the Governor’s Local Workforce Areas (GLWA).

“We were thrilled to receive the news that we were funded for the 2017-18 academic year,” said Youth Success Program Coordinator, Cindy Statom. “We can […]

UNA Needs Volunteers as Move-in Weekend Approaches

By Dominic Summerhill

FLORENCE, Ala. – Move-in weekend, or “Unpack the Pride” as it’s known around campus, will take place Aug. 17-19 at the University of North Alabama.

“Unpack the Pride,” is the period when returning students move back into the residence halls on campus. Since all freshmen are required to live-on at UNA, […]

Texas Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison on Multiple Charges for Stealing from Dead Man’s Retirement Fund

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge today sentenced a Texas man to six years and three months in prison for a scheme to steal more than $650,000 from a retirement account after the account owner and his designated beneficiary both died, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey and FBI Acting Special Agent in Charge […]

Arrest made after report of suspicious vehicle


FLORENCE–On 7-26-17 at approximately 6:45pm officers received a call of a suspicious vehicle in the church parking lot in the1500 blk of Rickwood Rd. When officers arrived they found Jeffery Creighton asleep in the driver seat of his vehicle. When they approached the vehicle Mr Creighton had a firearm laying in his […]

Accident at Ohio State Fair sends shockwaves across amusement industry

COLUMBUS, OHIO-A tragedy at the Ohio State Fair Wednesday night that left one man dead and five critically injured has sent shockwaves across the amusement industry.

People across the country are starting to ask how safe are the rides at county fairs and state fairs.


Bezos now wealthiest man on planet Earth, edging out Bill Gates

Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of

According to Bloomberg News, Jeff Bezos Founder and CEO of is now the wealthiest man on the planet. Amazon stock has been on the increase, This morning the stock was trading at almost $1,100 per share. This puts Bezos’ net worth at $90.9 billion. […]

Claimed Naturopathic Doctor Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Patients at Hoover Clinic

Gervais Acknowledges Similar Actions in Three Other States Dating Back to 2002

BIRMINGHAM –A woman who falsely claimed to be a naturopathic doctor pleaded guilty today in federal court to defrauding patients at a Hoover clinic in 2015, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert Posey and U.S. Postal Inspector Frank Dyer. ISABEL KESARI GERVAIS, […]

Police need your help identifying this man

FLORENCE –Police need help tracking down a theft suspect. The man was seen on surveillance filling up his shopping cart, but he didn’t quite make it out of the store. Florence police said the suspect was seen wearing a red t-shirt and camouflage Alabama hat. According to investigators, he tried stealing several hundred dollars […]

OP ED: The Dark Cloud Over Alabama is Gone


Alabama Governor Kay Ivey

Before I took the oath of office just over 100 days ago, a dark cloud hung over Alabama.

Because of a failure in leadership and the plaque of scandal, we were faced with great uncertainty. That uncertainty hindered our ability to create new jobs, carry out the people’s […]

Man killed in second motorcycle crash of weekend

SHEFFIELD–Police are investigating a second fatality involving motorcycles over this past weekend.


UNA’s Anderson College Of Nursing Posts Highest NCLEX Pass Rate Among Public Universities In Alabama


By Dominic Summerhill

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama’s Anderson College of Nursing posted the highest NCLEX pass rate out of all the public universities in Alabama.

According to the third quarter first time NCLEX pass rate report, the Anderson College of Nursing at UNA boasts an NCLEX pass rate of 97.5 […]

Historic Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and Chamber hold ribbon cutting

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio on Jackson Hwy in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD–In 1969 a tiny concrete building at 3614 Jackson Highway in Sheffield was transformed into a recording studio that would produce hit records that would rock the world. You can now come see firsthand where The Swampers, Roger Hawkins, Barry Beckett, Jimmy Johnson and […]

2017 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Starts Today

Alabama’s 12th Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 21, and end at midnight on Sunday, July 23. During the Legislature’s 2017 regular session, lawmakers voted to officially change the date, moving the sales tax holiday from the first weekend in August to the third weekend in July, allowing […]

Arrest made in Florence kidnapping

Juan Rojo

FLORENCE– Police responded to a domestic violence call on N Royal Ave, the victim stated that the offender, Juan O Rojo, 24, of Florence, came to her house early that morning uninvited but she did not allow him in. When she left her residence a few hours later he forced her […]

Fayette man dies in boating accident

HALEYVILLE-A boating incident on the Bear Creek Reservoir has claimed the life of a Fayette man. Robert Lane Kemp, 63, was recovered from the water and pronounced dead at approximately 5:30 a.m. Thursday, July 20, after becoming displaced from his vessel at approximately 4 p.m. July 10 near a boat launch on Upper Bear […]

Former Middle School Principal Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Child Enticement and Child Pornography

BIRMINGHAM – On Thursday, a federal judge sentenced former Jefferson County Schools’ human resources director and Hueytown Middle School principal to more than 30 years in prison for enticing a minor to engage in prostitution and possessing child pornography. Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey, FBI Acting Special Agent in Charge David W. Archey, […]