TUSCUMBIA ATTORNEY SNAGS A BIG ONE OVER WEEKEND

William Hovater with 75 lb. blue catfish

WILSON LAKE- A lot of folks in the Shoals area have been spending time on the water here lately with the Covid-19 Coronavirus. Two big fish were caught over the weekend on Wilson Lake, one by a Russellville man and the other by Tuscumbia Attorney, William Hovater. […]

COLBERT’S FIRST CASE OF COVID-19 IN LOCAL HOSPITAL

SHEFFIELD- Colbert County has its first case of Covid-19 Coronavirus, bringing the total amount of Shoals area cases to eight.

Officials at Helen Keller Hospital have confirmed one patient has tested positive for the disease.

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SINGING RIVER MEDIA GROUP ISSUES STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS

Singing River Media Group is committed to safety in this unprecedented time during the outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19. We continue to monitor the latest information and are sending updates to our radio stations, facebook pages, and singingrivermediagroup.com.

SRMG is following guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization […]

Russellville teen killed, Tuscumbia teen critically injured in crash

RUSSELLVILLE–A Russellville teen was killed in a car accident and her cousin a Tuscumbia teenager was also critically injured.

Troopers tell ShoalsInsider.com that a single-vehicle crash at 9:55 p.m., on Monday, claimed the life of Megan Gooch, 17. She was killed when the 2001 Lexus ES300 she was driving left the roadway and struck […]

NORTH AMERICAN LIGHTING ESTABLISHES AN ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA

MUSCLE SHOALS– North American Lighting, Inc. (NAL) is pleased to provide a five-thousand-dollar scholarship at the University of North Alabama (UNA), benefiting a sophomore or junior engineering and technology student.

The purpose of NAL’s scholarship is to help offset the cost of schooling and support the development of engineers and potential team members […]

MANSELL UNSEATS BLACK IN PRIMARY

TYRUS MANSELL AND FAMILY

TUSCUMBIA– Tyrus Mansell has unseated two-term incumbent David Black in the Republican primary for the Colbert County District 2 Commissioners race.

Mansell, who works in pharmaceutical sales, said about his win, ‘I want the voters to know we are truly humbled by this win. and want to thank those that […]

SUSPECT IN MUSCLE SHOALS CAR THEFT ARRESTED

MUSCLE SHOALS– Authorities have arrested a suspected car thief. Police say Matthew Butler is now in custody in the Muscle Shoals Jail.

At approximately 2:00 pm today members of the MSPD Detective Division, along with Investigators and Deputies of the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, effected the arrest of Matthew Jacob Butler, 20, at a […]

RESTAURANT CLEARED BY HAZMAT OFFICIALS AFTER CUSTOMER DIES

MUSCLE SHOALS–Hazmat and EMA officials were on the scene at Garden Gate Cafe on Avalon Avenue late Monday afternoon after one of its customers died in the restaurant.

According to Colbert County EMA Director Michael Smith, the deceased had just undergone some radioactive medical testing and out of an abundance of caution, the building […]

COPELAND RETIRES FROM MUSCLE SHOALS POLICE DEPARTMENT

Chief Clint Reck with Officer Chris Copeland

MUSCLE SHOALS- Officer Chris Copeland retires today from the Muscle Shoals Police Department.

Chief Clint Reck thanked Copeland for years of exemplary service to the citizens of Muscle Shoals.

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RUNNER DIES AT TVA TRAIL

MUSCLE SHOALS– Authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com a runner collapsed and died of natural causes in the early morning hours of Tuesday at the TVA Trail.

Colbert County Coroner Justin Gasque says Charles Andrews,74, Muscle Shoals, died at TVA’s Walking Trail between 3:00 – 3:30 am near the corner of Reservation Road and the entrance to […]

Second victim dies in Muscle Shoals house fire

MUSCLE SHOALS– A second victim in a Muscle Shoals house fire has died.

Officials tell ShoalsInsider.com that Anthony Burcham, 54, and Glenna Carney, 96, have both died due to injuries received in the house fire at 403 Dearborn Avenue.

According to Muscle Shoals Fire Investigator Brian Stafford the fire originated in the kitchen.

“We […]

Three-year-old drowns in Muscle Shoals

MUSCLE SHOALS- A three-year-old boy drowned in Muscle Shoals on Sunday morning.

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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 […]

John Paul White Slated to Play Benefit Show at Shoals Theatre for Album Release

FLORENCE, Ala. – Grammy Award winner and University of North Alabama alumnus John Paul White, ’99, will host an album release show at the Shoals Theatre, Friday, April 12 at 8 p.m.

The event, which is being sponsored by UNA’s Department of Entertainment Industry, will serve as kick-off for White’s latest album […]

Arrest made in Pizza Hut Robbery

MUSCLE SHOALS– Thanks to the quick response of the Muscle Shoals Police Department, an arrest has been made in the armed robbery of Pizza Hut Delivery on Avalon Avenue.

The robbery occurred shortly after midnight Thursday morning.

According to police, Richard Raekwon Foster was apprehended several blocks from the scene just minutes after […]

Tuscumbia man killed in early morning shooting

 

Malaivee Hawkins

MUSCLE SHOALS–An early morning shooting has left a Tuscumbia man dead.

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Authorities have person of interest in custody over threatening note

MUSCLE SHOALS–Police have a person of interest in custody concerning a threatening note that was found in the floor of the Muscle Shoals High School Band Room.

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Movie Stars coming to Muscle Shoals Rec Center on November 3rd and 4th

John Rhys-Davies

MUSCLE SHOALS-Celebrities and movie stars alike will be coming to Muscle Shoals Recreation Center on November 3rd and 4th for the Annual Con-Fuzion.

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CELEBRITIES TO DESCEND UPON GATTMAN PARK NOV. 3-4

Tuscumbia man killed in early morning crash

MUSCLE SHOALS– A two-vehicle crash at 6:25 am Monday, September 24, 2018, has claimed the life of a Tuscumbia man.

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