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 […]

Muscle Shoals restaurant owner dies

MUSCLE SHOALS–It’s with heavy hearts and sadness that we report today the death of our friend Mitch Wallace, owner of New Orleans Transfer restaurant.


Tuscumbia escapee caught in Decatur

Justin Tyler Whitman

DECATUR–An escapee from the Tuscumbia City Jail has been captured in Morgan County. Authorities tell around 8:30 pm on Thursday officers with the Decatur police department were dispatched to Moulton Street where Justin Tyler Whitman was apprehended after a short foot chase.


Foreign nationals in Shoals and throughout North Alabama indicted on gun, drug, and illegal re-entry charges

Carlos Juarez

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury recently indicted a Honduran national on gun, drug and illegal re-entry charges and other foreign nationals in North Alabama, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and ICE Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Raymond R. Parmer Jr.


UNA Draws Close to 800 Participants for High School Chemistry Exam Competition

FLORENCE, Ala. – Nearly 800 students from 19 high schools competed in the Wilson Dam Section of the American Chemical Society.

The section administered the first competitive high school chemistry exam in 1939, and the current exam competition has been given on an annual basis since 1957, making this the 62nd annual chemistry awards […]

Toyota donates two cars to NW-SCC Automotive Collision Repair Program

ACCS Vice Chancellor of Workforce and Economic Development, Jeff Lynn; Alabama Senator, Tim Melson; Alabama Representative, Lynn Greer visited the NW-SCC Automotive Collision Repair program today (5/8) and were able to see the two vehicles.

MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — Toyota recently donated two 2014 Toyota Corolla sedans to the Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) […]

Sheffield Street Party to benefit scholarship fund

The Temptations Review with Theo Peoples

SHEFFIELD — The eighth annual Sheffield Street Party will be held Saturday, May 19th, in downtown Sheffield (on Montgomery Ave.). The concert will benefit the Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) Foundation scholarship fund.

The concert will feature Otis Redding III, Eddie Floyd, and The Temptations Review with special […]


Congressman Mo Brooks

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Washington, DC, — Tuesday morning, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) delivered a House floor speech paying tribute to the 53-year pastoral career of Dr. Jimmy E. Jackson, who for the last 40 years has served as pastor […]