SEC Nation Set to be onsite in Tuscaloosa for Alabama-Tennessee Game


TUSCALOOSA – Excitement is in the air as the SEC Network’s traveling pregame show, SEC Nation, will head to Tuscaloosa Saturday, Oct. 21 to highlight the matchup between Alabama and Tennessee. Airing live from 9-11 a.m. CT in front of Moore Hall, the show will delve into the storylines of Southeastern Conference football […]

It’s official Original OhBryans Steakhouse owners re-opening Tuscumbia location

TUSCUMBIA–It’s official the original owner of the OhBryan’s Steak House will reopen the popular restaurant that closed on October 1st.


Author Ron Craig: God provided real solutions to real problems

Author and Pastor Ron Craig

More Scriptures on the subject of the power the church has been given to solve many of the world’s problems. All problems stem from the fallen spiritual condition of this world and its inhabitants. World problems being essentially spiritual in nature, they can only be solved by […]


L-R Alexia Hovater, Kaylee Buchanan, Harley Carter McCormick, and Caroline Bishop. Back Row, L-R Coach Maggie Finley, Jmyia Lipscomb, Lindsey Walker, Sara Puckett, Gracie Beth ButlerKailey Armstrong, Emma Cobb, Kayleigh Wright, Jessica Godsey, and Jaiden Armstrong.

MUSCLE SHOALS–You have to give credit where credit is due and the Muscle Shoals Varsity Girls Volleyball […]

Colbert Drug Task Force Roundup on Friday the 13th puts damper on drug activity

The following people were arrested on Friday 13th in a Countywide drug roundup:

• Brian Eugene Wellington, 35, 906 Carolyn St., Tuscumbia; unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

• Tamika Tenise Whitson, 31, 3201 John R St., Muscle Shoals; trafficking methamphetamine.

• James Dale Carbine, 54, 325 Trade St., Florence; two counts of unlawful […]

Franklin County Drug Task Force and Police Roundup


RUSSELLVILLE- The Franklin County Drug Task Force, Investigators, and Deputies made the following arrests in the past 60 days.

Sheriff Shannon Oliver said he is very proud of the work of these officers.

“They worked very hard and put forth a great effort to make all of these arrests in this short amount […]


Justice Roy Moore

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Today, the Judge Roy Moore for U.S. Senate Campaign announced the endorsements of eight additional members of the Alabama House of Representatives. This follows an endorsement from Alabama Senate Pro Tem Del Marsh and the support of Alabama Republican Party Chairwoman, Terry Lathan.

“This is a critical […]

Two injured as car crashes into Sam’s Sports Bar in Florence

FLORENCE–Two people were injured when a car crashed into the side of Sam’s Sports Bar just off of Hough Road.


NW-SCC to offer FREE job readiness workshops prior to job fair

MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will offer FREE job readiness workshops Tuesday, October 17th, and Wednesday, October 18th, prior to the beginning of the Northwest Alabama Job Fair each day on the Shoals campus.

The job readiness workshops will be held in building 115 on the Shoals campus from 3 p.m. […]


MONTGOMERY—Attorney General Steve Marshall called on Alabamians to observe October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month by recognizing the terrible costs of lives lost and damaged, celebrating and honoring those who have struggled and survived, and supporting those who dedicate themselves to assist and advocate for victims of this tragic crime.

“Public awareness is […]

UNA set to play at Shorter on Saturday at high noon

ROME, Ga. — After snapping a two-game losing skid with a 30-7 Homecoming win over Florida Tech last Saturday, the University of North Alabama hopes to continue to get its 2017 season back on track with a Gulf South Conference road game at Shorter on October 14.

UNA enters the game, set for a […]

Tide prepares for Saturday’s Homecoming matchup with Arkansas

The Crimson Tide and Razorbacks are set for a 6:20 p.m. CT kickoff on ESPN on Saturday eveningFootball

TUSCALOOSA. – The University of Alabama football team practiced in full pads for two hours on Tuesday afternoon at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility. The two-hour session focused on game planning for a balanced Arkansas […]

Police make arrest in Friday night hit and run

Christina Marie Carroll

FLORENCE–Police have made an arrest in the Friday night hit and run that killed 57-year-old Kevin Doherty of Florence.


Lauderdale County authorities looking for missing teen

Nellie Rogers has last seen Oct. 7th.


FLORENCE–Authorities in Lauderdale County are actively searching for a missing teen.


As Marvin Gay would’ve said, “What’s going on?”

Publisher and Columnist Jeff Roland

I love the old seventies song by Marvin Gay entitled What’s Going On. That’s the question I have been asking myself since the Colin Kaepernick-NFL- National Anthem debacle began.

This week we hear that Kaepernick will stand for the Anthem “If given the chance,” Hint..Hint..Surely some NFL team […]

Steve Flowers: Perception is reality in politics

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

Judge Roy Moore and his wife, Kayla, made their traditional horseback ride to their voting place in Gallant in Etowah County, last Tuesday and when all the votes were counted that night, they won a resounding victory. Moore’s capture of the GOP Senate nomination was impressive. A […]

Author Ron Craig: The church today has the very same authority

Author and Pastor Ron Craig

I have learned during my 40 years in Gospel ministry that piling Scripture upon Scripture, all of which deal with a certain subject, and all of which agree with one another on that subject, makes it very difficult for any honest person to argue against those […]

Florence High School senior arrested on rape and molestation charges

Maxwell Marquez Thompson

FLORENCE-Authorities have arrested a Florence High School Senior after a grand jury indictment was handed down on charges of Rape and Sexual Abuse.


Florence man killed in Hit & Run, Authorities searching for driver

FLORENCE–Authorities are searching for the driver of an SUV involved in a hit and run that left a Florence man dead.


Colbert County Arrests 10/06/2017

The following people were arrested in Colbert County:

SANCHEZ, CHRISTIAN GABREIEL Booking #: 1710031978 Booking Date: 10-02-2017 Charges: POSSESSION MARIJUANA 2ND

LOVELACE, ERIC JOSEPH Booking #: 1710031976 Booking Date: 10-02-2017 Charges: FTA: POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE