ROGERSVILLE– A Sheffield teen was killed after a pursuit with police ended when the SUV he was driving left the roadway, ejecting him from the vehicle.

Emergency workers tell that Ashton Aigner of Sheffield was driving a 2018 Mitsubishi Highlander eastbound on US Highway 72 and was being pursued by multiple law enforcement […]



SHEFFIELD- Things are starting to turn around for the Sheffield Police Department as Chief Ricky Terry has hired three new certified patrolmen for his department.

Drake Seal is the most recent addition to the police force. Seal, a graduate of Colbert County High School, worked at Russellville Police Department prior to […]

Sheffield police have person of interest in weekend shooting

SHEFFIELD–Authorities have interviewed a person of interest involved in a weekend shooting that sent one man to the hospital.

According to Sheffield Police Chief Ricky Terry, there is a current ongoing investigation into a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning around 4 o’clock on the 800 block of West Montgomery.



SHEFFIELD– There’s now some real frequent help for the elderly, the veterans, the disabled, the needy , and low income people in the Shoals.

The Meal Barrel Ministries headed up by Sheffield City Councilwoman Penny Freeman is giving away free food boxes to those in need.

“We’re serving around 300 families a week,” said […]

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.


Terry selected as Sheffield’s police chief

Chief Ricky Terry

SHEFFIELD– Well it’s now official. Interim Police Chief Ricky Terry is now Chief Terry. That’s the announcement Mayor Ian Sanford made this morning.


Sheffield officer graduates academy

Sheffield Police Chief Terry and Officer Kenneth Elkins

SHEFFIELD–Officer Kenneth Elkins with the Sheffield Police Department has graduated the 175th session of the Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy at Jacksonville State University.



SHEFFIELD- Good news for people that love good food. Rhoda P’s move to their new location has been so successful, they have now expanded their hours of operation to include Thursday and Friday nights and Saturday mornings.


Muscle Shoals and Sheffield Police work together to capture suspect

MUSCLE SHOALS- Detectives in Muscle Shoals are thanking Sheffield police for their assistance in apprehending a burglary suspect.


Help police bring shoplifting suspect to justice

SHEFFIELD–She must have been preparing to binge watch a bunch of movies over the holiday weekend. Sheffield police say she loaded up on DVD’s last week at Dollar General on Columbia Avenue. The trouble is, she didn’t pay for them.


Authorities still searching for escaped inmate

William Anthony Taylor Jr.

SHEFFIELD– Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for an escaped inmate from the Sheffield City Jail.


Arrest made in Sheffield Drive By Shooting

SHEFFIELD– Authorities have made an arrest in a Sunday afternoon drive by shooting. Interim Sheffield Police Chief Rick Terry says one person is in custody after shooting into a vehicle in the Manning Homes Housing Project.


Terry named Sheffield Interim Police Chief

Capt. Ricky Terry

SHEFFIELD-Mayor Ian Sanford has named Captain Ricky Terry interim police chief after the retirement of Chief Greg Ray.



Shoals heroes will be honored in Nov. 12 ceremony at Oakwood Cemetery

Oakwood Cemetery in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD– More than 140 heroes of the Shoals area will be honored Sunday, Nov. 12 at Oakwood Cemetery in Sheffield. A ceremony will pay tribute to 42 Revolutionary War soldiers who are buried in Colbert, Franklin and Lauderdale counties and to 101 civilians who died in the Shoals while […]

Sheffield loses friend as former Mayor Billy Don Anderson passes

Billy Don Anderson

SHEFFIELD–The Shoals Insider has learned former Sheffield mayor Billy Don Anderson has died.


Sheffield business Miss Kitty’s closing end of September

SHEFFIELD–Miss Kitty’s Urban Design & Gifts will be closing her doors for good September 30th.

The store offers all the latest interior design items, furniture, and gifts for people that aren’t always easy to buy for.

Originally from Mississippi, Owner Kitty Simms tells the Shoals Insider, “I’m ready for the next chapter in my […]

Man killed in second motorcycle crash of weekend

SHEFFIELD–Police are investigating a second fatality involving motorcycles over this past weekend.


Historic Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and Chamber hold ribbon cutting

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio on Jackson Hwy in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD–In 1969 a tiny concrete building at 3614 Jackson Highway in Sheffield was transformed into a recording studio that would produce hit records that would rock the world. You can now come see firsthand where The Swampers, Roger Hawkins, Barry Beckett, Jimmy Johnson and […]

Sheffield Street Party Concert to benefit NW-SCC Scholarships


SHEFFIELD, ALA. — On Friday and Saturday, May 26-27, a benefit concert will be held in downtown Sheffield (on Montgomery Ave.). The seventh annual Sheffield Street Party will benefit the Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) Foundation scholarship fund. The two-day concert will feature southern rock bands: Jackson Highway, Wet Willie, Travis Wammack […]