Principal resigns amid texting allegations

Dr. Alan Willingham

MUSCLE SHOALS– McBride Elementary Principal Alan Willingham resigned his position this morning amid allegations of improper texts.

Sources familiar with the situation confirm to ShoalsInsider.com that Willingham resigned this morning at a specially called board of education meeting due to allegations that he improperly texted more than one of the teachers […]

LOBBYISTS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE STATEHOUSE

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

As I observe the legislature, it occurs to me that I am getting older. A lot of the legislators and lobbyists I have known over the years have moved on.

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Most Wanted – Lauderdale County Worthless Check Unit

The following individuals have active arrest warrants for worthless checks:

Susan Abernathy $ 2,722

Dyanne Blackstock $ 3,700

Cindy Davis $ 280

Christopher Gargis $392

Mark Heald $ 3,270

Pamela McDaniel $ 459

Tara Silva $ 553

Ray Smith $ 885

Sabrina Taylor $ 735

Tykeshia White $ 1,251

Musa Zookari $ 1,234

If […]

God took a risk in creating angels and men with freedom to choose

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Human beings have been from the beginning representatives of the Creator. “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness, and let them have dominion over the earth and everything in it (Genesis 1:26).” And that dominion extended even into outer space. Read Psalms 8:3-8. Angels, […]

Tuscumbia Radio Stations have new owner and a new format

TUSCUMBIA– Singing River Media LLC, headed by veteran broadcaster Mike Self, is the new owner of the radio station cluster on Main Street in Downtown Tuscumbia.

Singing River Media took over operations April 1st and big changes are on the way.

Mike Self is the son of legendary broadcaster Mitch Self, who owned […]

UNA Alumnus Skipworth Wins Academy of Country Music Award

Skipworth on stage

FLORENCE, Ala. — Ben Skipworth, a 2012 graduate of UNA’s Department of Entertainment Industry and producer, won Video of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday. Skipworth produced the video for Chris Janson’s “Drunk Girl” and shared the award with director Jeff Venable and Janson himself.

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Two die in early morning house fire

LAUDERDALE COUNTY– Authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com that two people have died in an early morning house fire.

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Ivey was thinking of next generation rather than next election

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

There is no question that Governor Kay Ivey’s Infrastructure/Gas Tax Program was the cornerstone issue of this legislative session. This monumental legislation will be a tremendous enhancement for Alabama’s economic development for decades to come. Gov. Ivey and the legislative leadership deserve accolades for addressing this important […]

Let’s talk about the two witnesses

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Dealing with the last three and one half years of this present age introduces the subject of the two witnesses of Revelation 11. Not coincidentally, those two men’s ministries in Jerusalem will coincide with the same time period.

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A Good Solution To The Tier 2 Retirement System

Craig Ford

Unintended consequences are a common problem when it comes to making laws and government policy. A good example of this is the changes lawmakers made in 2012 to the retirement systems for education and state employees.

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Spring Commencement to Feature Speaker McCutcheon

Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon

FLORENCE, Ala. — The University of North Alabama’s Spring Commencement will feature Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Dr. G. Rumay Alexander and Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Mac McCutcheon.

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University of North Alabama and City of Florence Work to Engage Public About Child Abuse Awareness Month

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Office of Title IX and One Place of the Shoals Sexual Assault Division are working to get the word out about Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness […]

It’s official: Dunkin Donuts coming to Muscle Shoals

MUSCLE SHOALS- Sweet tooths all over the Shoals will be happy to know that Dunkin Donuts is coming to Muscle Shoals.

City officials tell ShoalsInsider.com the new store will be located on Woodward Avenue where the Donut Shoppe is currently.

The Donut Shoppe’s last day of operation will be on April 30th.

Construction is […]

The Great Tribulation

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

The three-and-one-half-year mystery solved: I said that the Antichrist will be concerned first with securing his absolute authority over the ten kingdoms that will be the residue of the old Roman Empire Territory. However, right now there are more than twenty nations in that old territory. […]