Hidden Beauty Salon & Spa OPENS MONDAY

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MORROW TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON SEX OFFENDERS AT FOUR WAY MOTEL

State Rep Johnny Mack Morrow

TUSCUMBIA–State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Tuscumbia City Hall. The public hearing will begin immediately following the Tuscumbia City Council’s regular monthly meeting which will begin at 5:30 pm. It is anticipated that the City Council meeting will […]

RUSSELLVILLE POLICE MOST WANTED 03/30/2018

Marcus Dillion Smith is wanted on a Grand Jury Indictment for Unlawful Distribution of a Control Substance and Criminal Conspiracy to commit a Control Substance Crime

Kelvin Swain Robinette is wanted on a Grand Jury Indictment For Chemical Endangerment of a Minor, Unlawful Possession of a Control Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY ARRESTS 03/30/2018

BASKINS, GREGORY SHANE Booking #: 1803293031 Booking Date: 03-28-2018 Charges: FAILURE TO APPEAR: BURGLARY 3RD DEGREE; FAILURE TO APPEAR: ASSAULT 2ND

The following people have been arrested in Franklin County:

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Stutts Secures $2.9 Million Combined for Vina High School and the University of North Alabama

Sen. Larry Stutts

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Senator Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) has secured nearly $2.9 million in new money for north Alabama schools and colleges. This year’s proposed state education budget, which was given final approval by the Legislature on Wednesday, includes a $2.2 million increase for the University of North Alabama (which includes a […]

Sorrell Picks Up Endorsement from Forestry Association

Andrew Sorrell

Muscle Shoals Entrepreneur Andrew Sorrell has received the backing of the Alabama Forestry Association (AFA), in the race for State House District 3.

“This is a tremendous honor. I am a big believer in promoting responsible stewardship and job growth, two areas the Alabama Forestry Association focuses on. I hope to work […]

UNA Vocal Students Bring Home 7 Awards in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition

Left to Right: Aurora Russell, Janie Clasgens, Hunter Mitchell, Jessica Rice and Mikayla Camp

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama Department of Music is excited to share the success of five vocal students at the National Association of Teacher Singing competition held in late February. The UNA Vocal Studio brought seven total […]

COLBERT ARRESTS 03/28/2018

TERRY, ROBERT CLAYTON Booking #: 1803212329 Booking Date: 03-20-2018 Charges: FTA: POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE; AND POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE

HALL, CARL CLINTON Booking #: 1803212328 Booking Date: 03-20-2018 Charges: FTA: POSS/REC CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

The following people have been arrested in Colbert County:

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Compounding Pharmacy Owner Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for $10.5 Million Health Care Fraud

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge yesterday sentenced the owner of a Decatur compounding pharmacy to five years in prison for conspiring to defraud a federal health insurance program out of more than $10 million. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, Food and Drug Administration, Office of Criminal Investigation, Miami Field Office, Special Agent in Charge […]

See this before buying at chain stores

FLORENCE–Before you go to Walmart, Walgreens or RiteAid to buy deodorant, toothpaste, shampoo, or any toiletries go check out HT cellular don’t let the name fool you. They have over the counter medicines, vitamins, etc. You will honestly be surprised everything you will find and all at VERY low prices. New merchandise arrives daily. […]

Our old sinful nature has been rendered ineffective

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Forgiveness of sins, yes! But, much more than that! Change of nature—our nature! Theologians have thrown us a curve on that issue (plus a lot of other issues as well). I will deal with some of those other most important biblical issues later on. The amount of […]

Florence physician has license reinstated with conditions

Lumpkin’s Florence Office (Photo courtesy of WAAY)

MONTGOMERY- The medical license of a Florence physician has been reinstated by the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners and Licensure Commission. State authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com the license of Dr. Barry Neal Lumpkins was reinstated at the last meeting with conditions. Lumpkin’s license was suspended in December of […]

Gov. Ivey has steadied the ship of state

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

When talk turns to politics in Alabama, it usually leads to the Governor’s race. In Alabama politics the Governor’s office is the Brass Ring. It is talked about more than anything else around coffee clubs and kitchen tables from Sand Mountain to the Wiregrass. It is comparable to […]

Do you know this man? Police need your help

MUSCLE SHOALS-Authorities need your help identifying this man who is a suspect in burglarizing Riverside Beverages on River Road this past weekend.

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BROOKS: NO AMERICAN SHOULD HAVE TO SUFFER WHEN THEIR GOVERNMENT HOLDS THE KEYS TO LIFESAVING DRUGS

US Congressman Mo Brooks

Washington, DC – As a co-sponsor of H.R. 5247, the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) commended his colleagues for passing this legislation that allows terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs that have passed […]

DreamVision Promoter Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud Gets 10 years

Bryan Robinson

FLORENCE– Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly and Joseph Borg, Director of the Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) announced Tuesday that Bryan Kevin Robinson, of Killen, pleaded guilty in Lauderdale County Circuit Court to one count of Securities Fraud for engaging in an act, practice, or course of business which operated as a […]

Shoals Area School Closings

The following schools will close or dismiss early on Monday, March 19th:

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Old things have passed away

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

I am not going to get into a theological discussion, using deep theological terms, as most theologians and many church pastors often do. I am not out to impress you with how smart I am (ha, ha). One of the great needs of the modern church is […]

FORMER COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR PLEADS GUILTY

Crista Lynn Madden

RUSSELLVILLE–Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that the former County Administrator of Franklin County was convicted of two felony ethics law violations involving $753,889 of county funds. Crista Lynn Madden, age 48, of Franklin County, pleaded guilty Monday in Franklin County Circuit Court. Madden was arrested and pleaded guilty by way of […]