Republican women mean business in Alabama

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

This political year of 2018 may very well be the year of the woman in Alabama politics. In Alabama’s 200 year history, only one woman has been elected governor. Lurleen Wallace won in 1966. Only two women have served as governor, Governor Lurleen and our current governor, […]

Coan retires after 39 years of service

MSPD Investigator Lanny Coan

On February 8, 1979, Lanny Coan was hired as a police officer at Muscle Shoals Police department. Things were a lot different than they are today. Minimum wage was $2.90 and Three’s Company and Dallas were popular television shows. Johnny Carson was still hosting late night tv.


Muscle Shoals getting a second Jack’s Restaurant

MUSCLE SHOALS–The City of Muscle Shoals is getting a second Jack’s Restaurant in the near future.


Man dies in tractor rollover

ST. FLORIAN – Emergency workers are on the scene of a tractor rollover that left one man dead on Happy Hollow Bridge.


Workout Anytime Now Open In Muscle Shoals

Workout Anytime, the areas number one fitness facility has now expanded to Muscle Shoals. Workout Anytime delivers convenient 24/7 access and top of the line equipment for only $15 per month. For $25 per month, Premium members enjoy tanning, hydromassage, and a monthly meeting with a personal trainer. Best of all, the Basic and […]

UNA Writer’s Series Welcomes Author Joy Harjo

Writer Joy Harjo

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Department of English will welcome author Joy Harjo as the featured guest of the 2018 Writer’s Series.

Harjo, who is known as a poet, memoirist, musician and performance artist, will make an appearance March 15, 2018, in the Performance Hall of the Guillot […]

Craig: The Bible itself FORBIDS Bible interpretation!

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Stripping the church of its supernatural equipment. Over the centuries, numerous books have been published on the subject of hermeneutics—The so-called science of the interpretation of the Bible. Those theological speculations have ranged all the way from Scripture being considered literal to being merely allegorical; and several […]

Skimmers placed on Listerhill Credit Union ATM’s

MUSCLE SHOALS–Authorities are searching for this man who may have placed skimming devices on two Listerhill ATM’s in the Shoals Area.


Tuscumbia man on federal probation arrested for trafficking meth

Darius “Buck” Byrd

TUSCUMBIA-Neighborhood complaints led to the trafficking arrest of a Tuscumbia man who happened to be on federal probation.


Colbert County Arrests 1/26/18



The following people have been arrested in Colbert County:


UNA to Host Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels.


FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama is set to host a two-day display of the Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels in the GUC Performance Center on campus.

The museum, sponsored by the Diversity Student Ambassadors and the Office of Diversity and Institutional Equity, will be open Monday, Feb. 12, from 3 […]

University of North Alabama Getting Ready for Miss UNA Pageant


FLORENCE, Ala. – A bevy of contestants will once again take the stage for the University of North Alabama 2018 Miss UNA Scholarship Pageant.

The pageant will take place Jan. 27, 2018, at 5 p.m., in Norton Auditorium on the UNA campus.

The event will be hosted by the current Miss UNA, Victoria […]

Craig: The Creator became a man

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Yes, still on church equipment. As has already been established, both the Gospel and the Holy Sprit are the supernatural equipment God has invested in the church for the purpose of getting supernatural solutions to supernatural problems—which all problems actually are! “We wrestle not with flesh and […]

Leighton teen dies in early morning crash

TUSCUMBIA–An early morning crash has claimed the life of a Leighton teen and left the driver of the vehicle in serious condition.


Richard Shelby one of the greatest Senators

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

A few months back the Jefferson County Republican Party honored our Senior U.S. Senator, Richard Shelby. It was held at The Club in Birmingham. The view from atop Red Mountain from this elegant club is spectacular, especially at night from the ballroom. The glass enclosure allows you […]

Do you know this suspect? Authorities need your help

RUSSELLVILLE–Police are seeking the identity of a theft suspect who hit several businesses in Russellville. He was caught on camera in mid-September and investigators hope someone knows who he is.


Starla Hester is selling homes throughout the Shoals area

FLORENCE–Starla Hester, one of the Shoals Area’s premiere real estate agents, is asking old and new customers to contact her for any and all of their real estate needs.


Florence woman dies in crash

LAUDERDALE COUNTY–A two-vehicle crash at 3:35 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018, has claimed the life of a Florence woman.


Craig: All human problems have been solved by His sacrifice

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

We are still on the subject of equipment, as related to the church. Just hold on as I lay out God’s ingenious redemption plan for providing real solutions to the problems facing the human race. First of all, God is the Creator. He is the miracle-working God, […]

Missing fishermen found stranded on island

Landon McCarley

FRANKLIN COUNTY-The two missing fishermen have been located. They were found stranded on an island.