Police investigate shooting next to Tuscumbia restaurant

TUSCUMBIA–Police are on the scene of a shooting on HWY 72 next to Two Fat Sisters restaurant. Authorities are still investigating the incident where one woman was shot.



The following people were recently arrested in Muscle Shoals on outstanding warrants:




North American Lighting NAL Muscle Shoals Recognized by The Japan-America Society of Alabama

From left: Vincent Perez, Project Manager – Alabama Department of Commerce; Larry Saatkamp, General Manager – NAL; Marvin Kishibata, Senior Coordinator – NAL; Forrest Wright, President – SEDA

MUSCLE SHOALS–Recently, JASA held their 28th Annual Dinner in Birmingham, Alabama. During the event North American Lighting (NAL), a tier one supplier of automotive lighting […]

Killen shooting under investigation

KILLEN–The Shoals Insider has confirmed one person was shot Tuesday night in Killen.


Brooks calls for end of taxpayer funding of sports leagues that disrespect our flag and national anthem

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) today drafted a letter urging President Donald J. Trump to honor the American flag and anthem by stopping all Department of Defense and federal government support for professional sporting leagues or teams that display disrespect for our flag and national anthem. Brooks circulated the letter to House […]

Moore’s win a direct rebuke of Mitch McConnell

Justice Roy Moore

By: Jeff Roland

WASHINGTON, DC– Tuesday night, Republican political strategist Jordan Gehrke released a memo detailing how Roy Moore’s victory last night in Alabama’s Senate race was a direct rebuke of Mitch McConnell and the DC Swamp.

Gehrke states, “Roy Moore did not win […]

Tony Riley Announces State House Candidacy

Tony Riley Candidate for State Representative


Attorney Tony Riley will run for the Republican nomination for the District 18 seat for the Alabama House of Representatives.

District 18 includes Franklin, Colbert, and Lauderdale counties. Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow (D) – Red Bay, who has held the seat since 1990, has announced his […]

Alabama and Texas A&M Kickoff Time Set for 6:15 p.m. on ESPN

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama’s game against the Texas A&M Aggies in College Station, Texas on Saturday, Oct. 7 is scheduled for a 6:15 p.m. CT kickoff on ESPN the SEC office announced Monday.


Nick Saban Press Conference Coach Discusses NFL Controversy

What’s Happening Shoals: Fun things to do this weekend


By: Jeff Roland

There’s plenty to do this weekend in the Shoals Area.

You don’t want to miss “A Day with Rey” It runs Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-Sept 30, at 7:30 pm and on Sunday, Oct 1, at 2 pm.

The original production “A Day with Rey,” written by Jesse Sockwell and […]

Colbert County Mugshots September 26, 2017

The following people have been arrested in Colbert County. All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

JEFFREY LEE HORRISONBooking #: 1709251948Age: 26Gender: MRace: BBooking Date: 09-22-2017Charges:VIOLATION OF TERMS OF SENTENCE


EARLY, MICHAEL DAVIDBooking #: 1709251947Booking Date: 09-22-2017Charges: FTA: THEFT OF PROPERTY 1ST



Steve Flowers: Senate race is Clash of the Titans

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

The very interesting and entertaining Republican Primary for our open U.S. Senate seat culminates this Tuesday with the clash between two Titans. Judge Roy Moore and Big Luther Strange will be in a Titanic battle to fill the seat left vacant when Jeff Sessions became U.S. Attorney […]

Jeff Roland: Colin Kaepernick an unemployed hot potato

Publisher and Columnist Jeff Roland

If you’re like me, you’re getting tired of seeing and hearing these millionaire NFL players whine and disrespect the country by not standing for the national anthem. I probably wouldn’t have called them a “Son of a bitch,” like President Trump did. But I see a pattern developing […]

Bro. Ron Craig: The devil slipped up on the church, caught it off guard

Reverend and Author Ron Craig

Actually, God is actively involved in relieving the world of its problems! (And the same is true for the Christian’s problems as well. If one believes for it!) However, He does not perform acts of deliverance apart from the active faith of believers, to whom He has […]

Pharmacy Tech Pleads to Taking Morphine and Dilaudid Intended for Hospice Patients

BIRMINGHAM – The U.S. Attorney’s Office today charged the former lead technician at a central Alabama pharmacy with tampering with vials of opioid painkillers used in the compounding of intravenous fluid bags intended for hospice and homecare patients. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, Drug Enforcement Administration Assistant Special Agent in Charge Bret Hamilton and […]

Jury Convicts Tax Preparer for Filing False Returns

BIRMINGHAM – A federal jury on Friday convicted an Atlanta-area woman on 13 tax-related counts following a weeklong trial in U.S. District Court, federal officials announced. The jury convicted PATRICE ANDERSON, 37, of Fayetteville, Ga., for using her Birmingham-area tax preparation business, Queen’s Fast Tax, to file tax returns on behalf of others in […]

Huntsville Defense Contractor Sentenced for Defrauding DTRA, NASA

HUNTSVILLE – A federal judge last week sentenced a Huntsville defense contractor on criminal charges of falsely obtaining Small Business Innovation Research contracts with the Department of Defense and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, NASA Inspector General Paul Martin and Defense Criminal Investigative Service Special Agent in […]

Weiner Sentenced To 21 Months In Prison For Transferring Obscene Material To A Minor

Anthony Weiner

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ANTHONY WEINER was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 21 months in prison for transferring obscene material to a minor. WEINER pled guilty on May 19, 2017, before U.S. District Judge Loretta A. […]

Authorities release identity of alleged church gunman

Emanuel Kidega Samson

ANTIOCH–Authorities have identified the alleged gunman responsible for the Nashville church shooting as Emanuel Kidega Samson, 25.


Collier Library to Host Archive Exhibit in Conjunction with Homecoming Festivities


UNA’s Collier Library (Photo: Annie Cole)


FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama Collier Library is hosting an archives exhibit for UNA’s Homecoming, Saturday, Oct. 7, from noon until 2 p.m. The event will be located in the basement of Collier Library.

Library officials said the event is designed to […]