Walmart raises minimum age to buy guns and ammo to 21

MUSCLE SHOALS–Walmart from its’ corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas announced today they will raise the minimum age to purchase any and all firearms to 21. This will also include ammo sales.


Former Decatur Pain Doctor’s Office raided today

Dr. Mark Murphy

LEWISBURG, Tenn.–The offices of a Decatur pain doctor that left for Tennessee last year was raided this morning by federal agents. Murphy is reportedly suspected of running a pill mill.


Steve Flowers: This Week in Alabama Politics

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

The 2018 legislative session will be short and sweet. It is an election year. Historically, during the last year of a quadrennium, the legislature convenes early and passes the budgets, then goes home and campaigns for reelection to another four year term.

Our forefathers, who wrote our […]

Watson’s Home Furniture has the Shoals Area’s best furniture DEALS

MUSCLE SHOALS–Come see Mike and all the gang at Watson’s Furniture on Wilson Dam Road for all your furniture needs. They have the best deals and can hook you up with the best financing.


FreightCar America buys Navistar, Inc.’s Railcar Operations at Shoals Facility

FreightCar to take control of full manufacturing process at state-of-the-art Shoals facility

BARTON — FreightCar America, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Navistar, Inc. (“Navistar”) to acquire substantially all of Navistar’s operating assets associated with its railcar operations at the Shoals facility near Cherokee, Alabama. The […]

Walk by Faith not by Sight

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

We Christians walk by faith, not by sight. So said Paul in 2 Corinthians 5:7. Well, what did Paul mean by that? Let us break that passage down into its components. WE obviously refers to us believers; we who have been born again—Bonafide Christians, not mere […]

Muscle Shoals Walmart evacuated after truck explosion

Truck explosion behind Walmart (Shoals Insider)

MUSCLE SHOALS–Saturday night was full of excitement at the Muscle Shoals Walmart for employees and customers alike. Around 8:00 pm one of the refrigerator trucks exploded behind the building sending flames and smoke high into the air.


Muscle Shoals businesswoman Miss Kitty dead at 90

Pat “Miss Kitty” Cartee

MUSCLE SHOALS–The owner of one of the mainstays in Shoals area nightlife Pat Cartee has died at the age of 90.


FDA issues warning about popular antibiotic

FDA is advising caution to physicians about prescribing the antibiotic clarithromycin (Biaxin) to patients with heart disease because of a potential increased risk of heart problems or death that can occur years later. Clarithromycin is used to treat many types of infections affecting the skin, ears, sinuses, lungs, and other parts of the body, […]

George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Kicks Off March 1


FLORENCE, Ala. – The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival will open this year’s festival with a full day of screenings and a Kick-Off Party, Thursday, March 1.

Daytime screenings Thursday will include Alabama films, with an entire block devoted to UNA film student projects. Thursday night will feature finalists from the Professional Documentary […]

NW-SCC to Celebrate Black History Month

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will feature an I Have A Dream! concert on the Phil Campbell and Shoals campus in celebration of February as Black History Month.

Thursday, February 22, 2018, the NW-SCC Cultural Affairs Committee will hold an I Have A Dream! concert on the Phil Campbell […]

Former U.S. Senate candidate is the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Alabama

Dr. Will Boyd

FLORENCE– Dr. Will Boyd, former Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama’s 2017 special election, filed his declaration of candidacy for the office of Lieutenant Governor on February 9th.



Cybercrime Lab to Provide Digital Investigative and Forensic Support to Law Enforcement Investigations

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall was joined by U.S. Attorney Louis Franklin and officials with the U.S. Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations, the Alabama Fusion Center and the Alabama Office […]

I have seen the face of the enemy it is us

Publisher Jeff Roland

That old quote came to mind last week when 17 people were gunned down at a Florida high school. This young man who had been expelled from the school a year earlier mowed his former faculty and fellow students down. The images that came out of the massacre have the […]

Steve Flowers: “Siegelman prosecuted for political reasons”

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

I have written about the legendary capitol reporters who use to cover Goat Hill. There was Bob Ingram of the Montgomery Advertiser, Al Fox of the Birmingham News, Hugh Sparrow of the Birmingham News, Rex Thomas of the Associated Press, Don Martin of UPI and Clarke Stallworth […]

Craig: We too are the seed of Abraham

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Do you see yourself in God’s Word? Does it seem that the Bible is in one world and you are in another? Do you have a desire to experience the good stuff you read in that Book, but question if you have the right qualifications to gain […]

Hamilton woman dies in crash on 247

RED BAY–A one vehicle crash at 10:15 p.m. Saturday, February 17, 2018, has claimed the life of a Hamilton woman.




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The face of the gunman in Valentine’s Day Massacre at Florida High School

Nikolas Jacob Cruz

PARKLAND, Fla.–Authorities have released the picture of the gunman in yesterday’s Valentine’s Day High School shooting. His name is Nikolas Jacob Cruz. He stands accused of killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.


Craig: Bible interpretation has fragmented the church

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Bible interpretation has fragmented the church! Modern Christians are concerned about many modern problems, but questionable or contradictory interpretations seem not to be important to most of them. Please be not offended, but believers seem to walk around in a stupor. I have observed through the years […]