CRAIG: The weapons of our warfare are not carnal 

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Let us consider the actual predicament of the human race. The creation of Adam and Eve was miraculous. From dirt to man, and from part of the man a woman. A spirit being, the devil (fallen Lucifer) lured those two into rebellion against God. Their rebellion sprang from […]

Call to police ends in drug arrest

Jason Allen

FLORENCE–Authorities made an arrest Monday after a concerned citizen called in and complained.

According to Florence police, around 8 am, officers received a call of a person with a gun on East Tuscaloosa Street.

When officers arrived they located a vehicle that matched the vehicle that was reported in the call.


Professor named UNA Phi Kappa Phi Teaching Award Recipient

Dr. Larry Bates

FLORENCE, Ala.—Dr. Larry Bates, a psychology professor at the University of North Alabama, was announced as this year’s winner of the Eleanor Gaunder Teaching Award, sponsored by the UNA Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, an academic honor society.


Phi Kappa Phi at UNA initiates 138 members

FLORENCE, Ala.—The University of North Alabama chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi hosted initiation ceremonies April 19 for 138 new members to the national academic honorary. Phi Kappa Phi President Stephanie Montgomery presided over the ceremonies, initiating seven faculty members, two alumni, 48 graduate students and 81 undergraduate students into the […]

UNA Surpasses $35 Million Goal in First Comprehensive Campaign


FLORENCE. – Officials with the University of North Alabama announced that the University has completed its first comprehensive campaign, and well ahead of schedule.

Not only did UNA reach the $35 million goal announced publicly in 2016, but the state’s oldest four-year public institution surpassed it by raising a total of […]

Muscle Shoals City Court to hold Amnesty Day May 11

MUSCLE SHOALS–Anyone who has an outstanding warrant in the Muscle Shoals Municipal Court System has a chance to clear those up without any repercussions. Muscle Shoals Municipal Court will be conducting an Amnesty Day on Friday, May 11, 2018 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Municipal Courtroom located in City Hall on Avalon Ave across […]

Shoals Area Births 04/23/2018

Helen Keller Hospital

April 9: Jessica Tucker, of Brilliant, boy, Mason Nash Tucker; Candice Ballanger, of Sheffield, boy, Bryon Tanner Ballanger.

April 10: Matthew and Shanna Crosswhite, of Tuscumbia, girl, Elyse Piper Crosswhite.


UNA College of Business Receives $100k Gift


FLORENCE, Ala. – A recent gift to the University of North Alabama College of Business will help toward years of future success.

Mr. and Mrs. John (’69) and Glenda O’Connor provided the UNA COB with a gift totaling over $100,000 to go toward the Student Innovation Experience Program.

“The O’Connor’s generous gift supporting […]

TVA Property sold for $5 million

MUSCLE SHOALS—The Tennessee Valley Authority announced today the sale of approximately 900 acres of the utility’s Muscle Shoals Reservation, in Colbert County, Ala., to Muscles Shoals Holdings LLC for $5 million. Muscle Shoals Holdings has approximately 90-days to close on the property pending a permit release from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

“We […]

Whoa Nelly!! This woman means business

Owner Nelly Gabriel Hart

FLORENCE-When Nelly Gabriel Hart moved to the Shoals from Canada in 1997, little did she know that success, marriage, and good fortune would all come together for her in the Shoals area. Hart is the owner of the successful Gabriel Trucking Company in Industrial Park in Florence.


Hunt receives the NW-SCC Shoals Campus President’s Award

NW-SCC President, Dr. Glenda Colagross awards Chance Hunt with the 2018 President’s Award for the Shoals campus.

MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — Chance Hunt, of Florence, Ala., received Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) most prestigious honor last night at the annual Shoals Campus Honors and Awards Night. He was awarded the President’s Award for the Shoals […]

Kirkman hired as New Director of Kilby Laboratory School

Dr. Eric Kirkman

FLORENCE, Ala. – Dr. Eric Kirkman ’97, University of North Alabama alumnus and current Sheffield Junior High principal, will soon be at the helm as the new director of Kilby Laboratory School.

Kirkman will replace Dr. Chris James June 1. James, who has served as the Kilby director for three years, […]

Shoals Area Births 04/18/2018

Shoals Area Births

Helen Keller Hospital, Sheffield

March 31: Carlos and Rebecca Jassco, Muscle Shoals, boy, Marc Anthony Jasso.

April 2: Dylan Brown and Ashlee Yarbrough, Tuscumbia, boy, Boston Blake Brown; Wilder Castellanos and Elena Hernandez, Florence, boy, Francisco Castellanos.


Police asking the public for help in locating missing Florence man

Christopher Torres

FLORENCE–Police are currently looking for Christopher Torres, he was last seen by family members on Saturday, April 14th.


32-Year Old Conservative Alabama Businessman Makes Waves In Legislative Race

Andrew Sorrell

A 32-year old Alabama conservative businessman and small government conservative is outpacing every other non-incumbent candidate for state legislative office for the 2018 primary cycle.

Andrew Sorrell is running for House District 3, an open seat that has been held by the Democrats for over 140 years, but […]