ALABAMA AG JOINS COALITION SUPPORTING STATE LAWS BANNING SANCTUARY CITIES

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined a coalition of eight state attorneys general in supporting state laws banning sanctuary cities. On Tuesday, Alabama signed onto a multi-state amicus brief siding with Texas as it appeals a federal court ruling blocking the state’s sanctuary cities ban.

“When […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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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Double Springs man dies in crash

RUSSELLVILLE- A single-vehicle crash at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, has claimed the life of a Double Springs man.

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Leighton man dies in crash

LEIGHTON–A single-vehicle crash at 2:40 p.m. today, Sept. 16, has claimed the life of a Leighton man.

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Remembering ALEX Day of Fun and Excitement for a great cause

MUSCLE SHOALS–Tomorrow, Saturday, September 16th is a very special day for lots of people and a very special day for us at the Shoals Insider. It’s the Annual Remembering Alex Denton Day: A Day for St. Jude at the Muscle Shoals Recreation Center.

The event will be from 10 am until 2 pm in […]

Pre-registration Open for Northwest Alabama Job Fair at NW-SCC

Job seekers apply for jobs during the 2016 Northwest Alabama Job Fair at NW-SCC

MUSCLE SHOALS — Avoid the long registration lines by pre-registering at nwscc.edu for the second annual Northwest Alabama Job Fair to be held October 17 and 18 at Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC).

Online pre-registration opens today, September 15 and […]

Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

(BPT) – Often spending their days hunched over phones, tablets or computers and their free time at spin class or playing sports, millennials are the next generation poised to experience chronic pain. Even at their young age, millennials say acute and chronic pain are already interfering with their quality of life.

But while older […]

FDA permits marketing of mobile medical application for substance use disorder

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the first mobile medical application to help treat substance use disorders (SUD). The Reset application is intended to be used with outpatient therapy to treat alcohol, cocaine, marijuana and stimulant SUDs. The application is not intended to be used to treat opioid dependence.

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Motorcycle wreck claims life of Russellville man

LEIGHTON–A two-vehicle crash around 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, has claimed the life of a Russellville man. William Alexander “Alex” Wellman, 24, was killed when the 2006 Suzuki motorcycle he was operating collided with a 2007 Honda Civic.

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Dave Barry Humorist and Best-Selling Author to speak at UNA

Dave Barry

The University of North AL will host Dave Barry on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in Norton Auditorium on the UNA Campus. The event is Free, no ticket required.

Dave Barry has been a professional humorist ever since he discovered that professional humor was a lot easier than working.

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Lauderdale County Divorce Filings

Lauderdale County Divorces for July 2017

Gary K. Stinnett V. Megan Cole Stinnett

Karal Hasani Efia Battle-EL V. Trudy Yvonne Battle-EL

LaMarcus Darcy V. NeNe Susan Okereke

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