Convicted Felon Who Fled Mt. Brook Police Indicted on Federal Gun Charge

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today returned a federal gun charge against the Irondale man who last month crashed a stolen car in Mountain Brook after fleeing police there. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Steven L. Gerido, Jefferson County District Attorney Mike […]

Ron Craig: Many claim Christianity is outdated

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

The calendar does not dominate my messages. The Lord shows me what to teach in my books, in our meetings and in these articles. So this week, this is what I was led to write. Many in our day claim Christianity is outdated. Since we […]

Authorities identify stabbing victim

NITRATE CITY-Authorities in Colbert County have identified the stabbing victim found Thursday afternoon along Bainbridge Loop near Nitrate City.


Man found stabbed to death

(SHOALS INSIDER)- Authorities are in Colbert County are conducting a murder investigation after a body was found off of Bainbridge Loop.


Ron Craig: In All These Things We More Than Conquer

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

I have heard preacher after preacher pray to God to give them a strategy which will address and solve at least some of the social and other problems in their communities. Those preachers ought to use the strategy God has already given us—Preach the Word […]

Federal Judge Sentences Prior Felon to 10 Years in Prison for Possessing 31 Guns

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge on recently sentenced a Birmingham man to 10 years in prison on separate counts of being a convicted felon in possession of firearms, including a 2016 incident in which police recovered 31 firearms after he barricaded himself and three other people inside a house to avoid arrest.

U.S. Attorney […]

Leighton man dies in Sunday crash

MUSCLE SHOALS – A one vehicle crash at 1:15 a.m. Sunday, December 17, 2017, has claimed the life of a Leighton man.


Moulton man dies in crash

MOULTON– A one vehicle crash at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, December 12, 2017, has claimed the life of a Moulton man.


Brooks diagnosed with high-risk prostrate cancer

Video of Congressman Brooks’ remarks is available HERE.

Washington, DC – This morning, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) delivered the following speech on the House floor.


Leighton man dies in crash

TOWN CREEK– A single vehicle crash at 6:50 p.m. Sunday, December 10, has claimed the life of a Leighton man.


Ron Craig: One who created us can deliver us

Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Although not everyone is ignorant of the Bible principle I laid down in the previous lesson, many may not have ever thought about it in that light. Since human problems basically stem from flaws resident in the human spirit and mind, inherited from Adam through his rebellion […]

Authorities searching for would be robber

FLORENCE–Police are seeing an uptick in crime this holiday season. Around 12 noon today, there was an attempted robbery of the Quick Stop Convenience store, located at the corner of Royal Ave and Hermitage Dr.


Authorities trying to identify would be burglar

The suspect standing outside Leighton Pharmacy

LEIGHTON – The Leighton Police Department and Crime Stoppers need help identifying a would-be burglar. On December 1st, you see a Chevrolet Colorado extended cab truck drive through the frame. The video starts just before 10:45 pm outside of the Leighton Pharmacy. The burglary suspect hops out […]

Marshall Space Flight Center’s Jonathan Pettus to speak at UNA commencement


John Q. Pettus

FLORENCE, Ala. – Jonathan Pettus, associate director of the Marshall Space Flight Center and UNA alumnus, will be the featured commencement speaker at the University of North Alabama fall graduation ceremonies. UNA will host two commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 16, at 10 a.m., and 2 p.m., in Flowers Hall. […]

Ron Craig: Evil eventually manifests itself on the outside 

Author and Pastor Ron Craig

How on earth can the church solve the world’s problems? It is doable! You see, since most of this planet’s problems originate on the inside of fallen human beings, the solution to world problems is to administer a positive change on the inside of those tainted human […]

Leighton woman killed in single vehicle crash

NITRATE CITY-A Leighton woman was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash.

On Sunday at 4:30 a.m. Troopers responded to the crash on AL. 184, 2nd St., west of Bainbridge Loop in Colbert County.