Northwest-Shoals Nursing Program Holds Pinning Ceremony

Speaker, Pamela Hugi, addresses 2018 NW-SCC nursing graduates at annual pinning ceremony


Phil Campbell, ALA — Northwest-Shoals Community College Nursing Program honored 66 nursing graduates at its pinning ceremony on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Director of Nursing, Brittney Humphres, faculty and students participated in the ceremony that included remarks by Dr. Glenda Colagross, […]

The watchmen were not watching

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Jesus, Paul and others made it clear that the world during this evil age will always be contrary to God and His Word—The entire Bible, and especially the Gospel message of what Jesus Christ did on the cross. And the devil’s attacks will not be confined […]

Marion County Escapee has Muscle Shoals ties

Thomas Joe Green

MARION COUNTY–Authorities are searching for an escaped inmate from the Marion County Jail with ties to the Shoals area.


NW-SCC awarded $500,000 grant for 2018-2019 Youth Success Program

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL, ALA. — The Youth Success Program (YSP) at Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) has been funded $500,000 for 2018-2019 by the Governor’s Local Workforce Areas (GLWA).

The grant award includes a $32,000 increase over the 2017-2018 program year. The budget increase will allow the program to serve at least 125 […]

FDA approves treatment for opioid withdrawal symptoms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) for the mitigation of withdrawal symptoms to facilitate abrupt discontinuation of opioids in adults. While Lucemyra may lessen the severity of withdrawal symptoms, it may not completely prevent them and is only approved for treatment for up to 14 days. Lucemyra is not […]

Claimed Naturopathic Doctor Sentenced to 75 months for Defrauding Patients at Hoover Clinic


BIRMINGHAM –A federal judge yesterday sentenced a woman who falsely claimed to be a naturopathic doctor to 75 months for defrauding patients at a Hoover clinic in 2015, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez.


Northwest-Shoals Spring 2018 President’s List and Dean’s List Honorees Announced

Muscle Shoals & Phil Campbell, AL — Northwest-Shoals Community College has announced its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Spring Semester 2018.

Requirements for the President’s List are a semester grade point average of 4.0 and completion of a minimum semester course load of 12 semester credit hours of college-level work.


Tuscumbia man arrested with stolen truck after being located by GPS

Jessie Clinton Ford


FLORENCE–A Tuscumbia man is in jail after a GPS signal located him in Russellville with a stolen truck late Monday night.



FLORENCE – Last week approximately 25 practitioners of Strategic Doing were in the Shoals for their annual conference sponsored by the University of North Alabama’s College of Business. […]

Actress who played Lois Lane dead at 69

(SHOALS INSIDER) — According to media reports, Margot Kidder, who was known for playing Lois Lane in the “Superman,” movies has died.

TMZ is reporting that Kidder died at her Montana home on Sunday at the age of 69.


Shoals Area Births May 14, 2018


The following babies were born at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence:

May 1: Micah and Kathryn Montgomery, Florence, boy, Ian Jameson; Skyler Caperton and Elizabeth Francis, Waterloo, girl, Lilah Chevelle; Jordan and Meagan Shirley, Tuscumbia, boy, Hudson Thomas


UNA Recognizes Turris Fidelis and Keller Key Recipients During Spring 2018 Commencement


FLORENCE – Graduating senior Jordan Gage Cooper of Leighton, Alabama, was the recipient of the coveted Turris Fidelis Award during spring commencement Saturday at Flowers Hall on the University of North Alabama campus.

The Turris Fidelis Award – awarded on the basis of outstanding service to the university, as well as superior scholastic […]

Every thought, word and action, will be taken into account

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

When we Christian believers stand before the Judgment Seat of Christ to be judged, based upon the way we have lived our lives in this evil age, by what universal standard will Christ judge us to determine our rewards or losses (Romans 14:10-12, 2 Corinthians 5:10-11)? How we […]