Why is Revelation written to the Church and not the Jews?

Now, if Daniel and Revelation describe Israel’s end-time troubles, and not the church’s troubles, then why is Daniel in our Bible, and why is the book of Revelation written to the church and not to the Jews? A good question! Part of the answer: Most of the Old Testament was written about Israel, and […]

UNA’s Institute for Learning in Retirement Starts 27th Year of Service

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) is a unique and growing program within UNA’s Continuing Education curriculum where student volunteers determine the courses and speakers for the eight week semesters. For about 150 Shoals area retirees, “ILR is the place to be” for seniors who are interested in lifelong learning […]

Florence City Councilwoman Kaytrina Simmons a true public servant

Florence Councilwoman Kaytrina Simmons

FLORENCE– One usually has to look far and wide to find an elected official putting their money where their mouth is, but Florence City Councilwoman Kaytrina Simmons has done just that. Now that Christmas is behind us, we thought our readers would like to see some good news.


UNA to Host 5th Annual MLK Day of Service and March

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama’s fifth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and March will take place Monday, Jan. 21, on UNA’s campus.


Tribulation passages to help us see the Bible truth about tribulation

These things I spoke to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation: But be of good cheer; I overcame the world (John 16:33). […]


The following people have been indicted by the December Session of the Lauderdale County Grand Jury

• Jackie Plank Linville, 41, 6271 Lauderdale 81, Florence; unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.


Man finds stranger in home

Marty Baskins

FLORENCE– A burglary in progress call has resulted in the arrest of a Florence man.


Alabama is called the “Heart of Dixie”

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

As we begin this New Year of 2019, Alabama begins a new quadrennium in state government.

All of our Constitutional state officeholders begin their new four-year terms this month. Governor Kay Ivey will be sworn in for a four-year term on January 14. Also, being sworn in on […]

University of North Alabama and Huntsville Hospital Health System Team up for Partnership

FLORENCE – Officials with the University of North Alabama and the Huntsville Hospital Health System announced that they will team up to form a partnership.

An official signing of a Learning Agreement took place recently at Huntsville Hospital.


Satan wants everyone to be lost and go to hell

The word tribulation itself seems to be shrouded in mystery. So, let us take a little side journey to demystify that subject. Many obviously think that, if the church does not go through the last-days Tribulation, it will not go through any tribulation. We Christians will miss out on that wonderful blessing. Huh? First […]