Muscle Shoals Municipal Court Offers Amnesty

Muscle Shoals Municipal Court is offering Amnesty for a variety of different court cases until 1pm on July 12th, 2023. With the Amnesty program, you are allowed, on certain types of municipal charges, to get the opportunity to clear the cases without the concerns of being arrested.


Florence Man Arrested for 36 Grams of Fentanyl

Julian Devonne Cole

As the war against drugs continues in The Shoals, Lauderdale County Drug Task Force performed a search of a man’s home in Florence.

Julian Devonne Cole, 29, of Florence, AL has been arrested and charged following a search warrant at 401 Wilson Dam Road, for one of the occupants believed […]

17th Annual Elk River Party Scheduled for July 1

If you plan on getting on the water this weekend, you might want to check out the 17th Annual Elk River, Party, this Saturday July 1st, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Elk River, Anderson Creek. This Boats Only party has been a part of the community for 17 years.


Ft. Morgan carries a death punch

FORT MORGAN, Ala. – Three people confirmed dead , Ft Morgan, AL. Kevin Rose, of Huntsville, passed away about 2:36pm, on 6/24/23. Also, a Texas man, and Georgia man, passed away, all protecting kids.

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Officer assisted the Fort Morgan Volunteer Fire Department in multiple rescues. They did the best they […]

Power Restored in Madison County after Storms Sunday afternoon

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville Utilities says it has restored power to thousands in Madison County after storms moved through Sunday afternoon.

The company said Monday morning that just approximately 10 customers remain without power following the severe thunderstorms Sunday evening. Many families even experienced hail damage.


Young Andrew Sorrell was sworn into office as the 41st State Auditor of Alabama in January.

In the early years of Alabama statehood, the State Auditor and State Treasurer were important positions in our 1819 political era.  In those wilderness times of Jacksonian Democracy, it was not unusual for the treasurer and auditor to abscond with some of the fruits of the state coffers.  There were no ethics laws at […]

Weekend Plans??

Hope everyone is having a GREAT start to the weekend! As you know, summer just started, but doesn’t last long. Baseball, tennis, golf, cookouts, family, friends…how do you manage your time?? We are curious to know, What Is Your Favorite Past Time? I know, for me, it’s the TN River. So, at Shoals Insider […]

Submarine update:

Since Titanic was sunk in April of 1912, it was recorded that 1500+ passengers died in the crash. The ships captains log stated that 2,200 people were aboard the ship. Many explorers , have sought after the history and logic of the crash for over a century. At the time, it was one of […]

Lauderdale County Drug Task Force Arrest Florence Man On Drug Trafficking Charges

written by Roger Murphy June 21, 2023 0 comment

Lamarcus Dewayne Ricks

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-Chuck Hearn with the Lauderdale County Drug Task Force issued a press release concerning the arrest of a man who has been charged with Drug Trafficking and several other drug […]

Lauderdale County Man up for Parole

Norman Widdoson

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) — A man convicted of murder over 13 years ago in Lauderdale County has a parole hearing scheduled for July 19, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.

Norman Ernest Widdoson, now 58 years old, will have a chance at parole. He was sentenced to serve 20 years […]

Lauderdale County Man Dies in Prison

Greg Nard

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. — A man convicted of capital murder in Lauderdale County over 16 years ago has died in prison with “no foul play” suspected, according to officials.

Greg Nard, 41, was found unresponsive in his cell on June 14, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, and was pronounced […]

Sometimes overlooked and often unsung, Alabama’s community and technical colleges are on a roll. It is time they get the recognition they deserve as workhorses for the state’s economy.

Steve Flowers

There are 24 community and technical colleges in the state, located on 50 different campuses with over 130 service locations. This means every Alabamian reading these words is close to incredible education and training opportunities.

The colleges offer over 300 degrees and certifications, and award more than 30,000 credentials each year […]


WARNING: Details of the child victim’s condition are very disturbing

Authorities arrested a couple who were living in a tent at Alloys Park for aggravated child abuse.

On Saturday, June 17th, Deputies and Investigators with the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office were requested to respond to North Alabama Medical Center for a possible […]


Colbert County deputies have made a second arrest in a drive-by shooting incident that occurred late Monday evening near the Ford City Shell Station.



City officials were at the groundbreaking of the Tombigbee Public Parking Deck that took place Thursday morning at 10:00.