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Ronald Pettus Wins Runoff for License Commissioner for Lauderdale County

Lauderdale County Courthouse in Florence, Ala.


Lauderdale County runoff results are in.



Trey Edwards: “Competition improves and open minds educate,”

Trey Edwards of Victory Social Media

I love the Shoals. There is something unexplainable about the Shoals that outsiders just don’t understand. When I moved here four years ago, I didn’t get it right away. I always had the feeling that something was different, but it didn’t truly sink in for a while. If […]

Info for Trump Rally in Madison

Twenty Thousand tickets have been reserved and the stadium only holds 5,000, so expect problems.

Madison Police Department wishes to provide the following information regarding the Donald Trump Presidential Campaign event at Madison City Stadium on Sunday.


James Irby’s wide range of experience makes him best choice for Lauderdale Circuit Judge Place 2

Florence Attorney James Irby

Based upon James Elwyn Irby’s wide and diverse range of legal experience trying cases in Circuit Court, Shoals Insider endorses James Elwyn Irby for Lauderdale County Circuit Judge Place 2.

As our readers well know, criminal law is only a portion of the cases tried in Lauderdale County Circuit Court. […]

AP Video: Politics This Week

CNN: Cruz wins Iowa

This Week in Alabama Politics: AEA died with Hubbert

Alabama Political Columnist Steve Flowers

As discussed last week, several of the headline Alabama news stories of 2015 may also be the blockbusters of 2016. The Mike Hubbard trial and the decision of the federal courts on Alabama’s legislative district lines will be determined in the first half of this year.


SNL: Palin endorses Trump

Steve Flowers: This Week in Alabama Politics

Alabama Political Columnist Steve Flowers

Last week we discussed the presidential race. The GOP race for the nomination has been one of the most illuminating in history. Never before have political novices been the frontrunners. It is obvious that voters prefer an outsider with no governmental experience. Donald Trump and Ben Carson would both […]

Shoals Insider Poll: Lauderdale County Circuit Judge Place #1

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Alabama State GOP asks Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard to step down

Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Mike Hubbard (Photo courtesy: Lee County Sheriff’s Department)


MONTGOMERY-A resolution was passed on Sunday, January 10, by the leadership of the Alabama Republican Party asking Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard to step down as Speaker until his 23 felony ethics charges are resolved.


Steve Flowers: This Week in Alabama Politics



Alabama Political Columnist Steve Flowers

Folks, we are in the midst of a presidential race. It has been ongoing for well over a year. We will select a new president in November. Barack Obama has served his eight-year limit. Thus, the parade of candidates seeking to occupy the Oval Office has been […]

Steve Flowers: This Week in Alabama Politics

As we close the final page on the 2015 book, my year-end tradition is to reminisce about the passing away of significant players on the Alabama political stage. The first obituary is not a person but an entity. The Alabama Education Association is essentially dead as a political organization. The king is […]

Message to the masses at Rose Parade