Concert Promoter Sentenced to 10 ½ Years in Prison for MDMA Conspiracy

WOODIE LOUIS OCHLE, 40,

BIRMINGHAM – On Tuesday, a federal judge sentenced an Atlanta man and co-owner of a promotions company to 10½ years in prison for a conspiracy to distribute thousands of MDMA pills, a drug commonly known as “ecstasy” or “molly,” through musical “raves,” concerts and music festivals he presented across the […]

Alabama Football Concludes Day Two of Preparations for Vanderbilt

Saturday’s game marks the beginning of Southeastern Conference play for the Tide in 2017

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama football team practiced for two hours in full pads on Tuesday afternoon at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.

The Crimson Tide continued to work on its gameplan to counter the Vanderbilt offense, one of […]

Do you know this man? Police need your help

Do You Know This Man?

MUSCLE SHOALS–Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this man. He is wanted for questioning in a theft that occurred at Shoals Drive Shaft on Saturday, September 16th, at 07:30am.

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MARSHALL AMONG 41 ATTORNEYS GENERAL SEEKING DOCUMENTS FROM OPIOID MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

(MONTGOMERY) – Attorney General Steve Marshall announced he is part of a bipartisan coalition of 41 state attorneys general seeking documents and information from manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids as part of multistate investigations into the nationwide opioid epidemic.

“Opioid abuse has reached a crisis level in Alabama and in many portions of […]

Rev. Ron Craig: All the World’s Problems Stem from Rebellion

Reverend and Author Ron Craig

God gave mankind a free will because He wants to be willingly worshipped by willing creatures, not by robots, which would have no choice. (Look at John 4:23-24.) That decision on God’s part made it not only possible but practically inevitable, that some of His creatures would […]

UNA to Host Alabama Council for the Social Studies’ Fall Conference

 

 

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama campus will be the setting for the Alabama Council for the Social Studies’ fall conference, October 13.

The conference will feature a day of social studies professional development offered by leading social studies organizations and educators, including representatives from the Alabama Archives and Bicentennial […]

MARSHALL AMONG 32 AG’S CALLING ON EQUIFAX TO STOP CHARGING FOR CREDIT MONITORING AND TO REIMBURSE FEES CONSUMERS PAY FOR SECURITY FREEZES TO THEIR ACCOUNTS AS A RESULT OF EQUIFAX’S MASSIVE DATA BREACH

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is among 32 attorneys general calling on Equifax to drop fees it charges for its credit monitoring service and to reimburse consumers who were forced to pay for security freezes to their credit accounts as a result of the Equifax data breach.

“By Equifax’s own admission, the […]

UNA Community and Potts Reflect on Passing of Long-time Friend, Billy Don Anderson

 

Billy Don Anderson

FLORENCE, Ala. –The University of North Alabama and the Shoals community lost a good friend with the passing of Billy Don Anderson this weekend.

Anderson graduated from UNA in 1962 with a B.S. degree in Accounting and Economics and earned the coveted Turris Fidelis award in 1962. In 1977, Anderson […]

Sheffield loses friend as former Mayor Billy Don Anderson passes

Billy Don Anderson

SHEFFIELD–The Shoals Insider has learned former Sheffield mayor Billy Don Anderson has died.

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MUSCLE SHOALS MAN DIES IN CRASH, DRIVER FLOWN TO HUNTSVILLE HOSPITAL

LAWRENCE COUNTY– A single-vehicle crash at 7 a.m. today, Sept. 17, has claimed the life of a Muscle Shoals man.

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