Bro. Ron Craig: Why Are Biblical Truths Not Being Discussed?

Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Has anyone found even one Scripture passage that negates or contradicts the many positive passages I have presented in these articles? If not, how may anyone dismiss the central message of these articles? I have not presented any denominational doctrinal slant on the Bible: Just the Bible […]


FLORENCE- The following people have been indicted by the most recent Lauderdale County Grand Jury:




Tharptown High School AHSAA: Boys 1A Varsity Football: Region 8 7 Vina High School AHSAA: Boys 1A Varsity Football: Region 8 14 Hatton High School AHSAA: Boys 2A Varsity Football: Region 8 20 Mars Hill Bible School AHSAA: Boys 2A Varsity Football: Region 8 48 […]

Lee announces retirement from NWSCC

Dr. Humphrey Lee

MUSCLE SHOALS — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) President Humphrey Lee is throwing in the towel. He announced this morning he will retire December 31, 2017. Lee has been President of the college for the past 14 years.


Three Foreign Nationals Indicted for Being in U.S. after Deportation

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury yesterday indicted three foreign nationals for being in the United States illegally after previous deportation, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent in Charge Ray Parmer. Separate and unrelated indictments filed in U.S. District Court charge JESUS PREITO-ROSAS, 34, who is […]

Tuscumbia woman dies after being struck by van

CULLMAN–A single-vehicle crash at 12:40 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, has claimed the life of a Tuscumbia woman.


Bro. Ron Craig: Why is the church not doing what Christ commanded?

Author and Pastor Ron CraigBro

In light of the many Scripture passages, we have provided in these lessons, an even more appropriate question for us to ask than, “Why is God not solving the world’s problems?” is “Why is the church as a whole not doing what Christ commanded us to do?” Especially […]

Sheffield woman dies in crash

LAGRANGE–A single vehicle crash at 2:00 a.m. on Friday has claimed the life of a Sheffield woman.

State Troopers tell that Tiela Ann Curry, 26, was traveling North on LaGrange Rd. when her 2003 Ford Escape left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned approximately 5 miles south of Muscle Shoals.


UPDATE: Florence attorney collapses during murder trial, heart attack ruled out

FLORENCE–Prominent Florence attorney Jean Darby collapsed this morning during the murder trial of Alfonso Jarmon.



Justice Roy Moore

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – On Wednesday, the Judge Roy Moore for U.S. Senate Campaign announced the endorsement of Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon (R-Monrovia). McCutcheon’s endorsement reflects the strong support Judge Moore has received from state Republican elected officials ahead of the December 12th special election.

“I am pleased […]

Troopers to begin enforcing new Uninsured Motorists Law on Wednesday, Nov. 1

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is set to begin enforcing the Alabama Mandatory Liability Insurance Law (Act#2016-361). Last year, during the 2016 legislative session, the law was passed and signed by the Governor to mandate all Alabama motorists have liability insurance. Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 1, those who choose to drive without liability […]

Lauderdale County Amnesty Program Warrant List

FLORENCE–The following people have active alias warrants in Lauderdale County District Court. Court officials are offering an amnesty program running from Oct. 23rd until Oct. 31st. If your name is on the list call the DA’s office at 256-764-6351 to avoid arrest.


Lauderdale County Amnesty Program: Warrant List for suspected worthless checks

FLORENCE–Lauderdale County Court officials are offering amnesty in a Stay out of Jail Program from October 23rd to October 31st.

Officials say there are over 2000 people with outstanding warrants. If your name is on the lists call 256-764-6351 to get the matter resolved.

The following people have active warrants for worthless checks at […]

Police pursuit ends in fatal crash

KILLEN–Authorities tell, that a single-vehicle crash at 2:30 p.m. today, Oct. 17, has claimed the life of a Florence man.


State Health officials investigate possible food poisoning at NAL

MUSCLE SHOALS–The Colbert and Lauderdale County Health Departments, in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), are investigating a gastrointestinal illness of 36 people who ate at a catered event hosted by North American Lighting Co. in Muscle Shoals, Ala., on Sunday, October 15. Persons who attended the event have reported vomiting […]

Police make arrest in sexual abuse case

Gerald L Crittenden

FLORENCE-Authorities have arrested a Florence man after he was indicted for sexual abuse.


Florence man dies when vehicle strikes house

FLORENCE – A one vehicle crash at 7:30 a.m. today, October 17, 2017 has claimed the life of a Florence man.


UNA Extends Helping Hand to Victims of Hurricanes



FLORENCE, Ala. – In addition to the funds raised by the Student Government Association, the University of North Alabama is now offering additional help to victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Officials with UNA recently announced a series of changes they’ll be enacting in response to the storms. Those changes include […]

Jeff Roland: What would Mr. Jaggers have done?

Publisher Jeff Roland

If you’re like me you were shocked at the events that unfolded this past weekend at a high school football game in Ames, Iowa.

As the national anthem was played thirteen members of the marching band linked arms and walked off the field and the remainder refused to play their […]

Body found in Muscle Shoals

MUSCLE SHOALS–Colbert County Sheriff Frank Williamson tells a badly decomposed body has been found east of Muscle Shoals proper on Elledge Loop.