George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Kicks Off March 1


FLORENCE, Ala. – The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival will open this year’s festival with a full day of screenings and a Kick-Off Party, Thursday, March 1.

Daytime screenings Thursday will include Alabama films, with an entire block devoted to UNA film student projects. Thursday night will feature finalists from the Professional Documentary […]

NW-SCC to Celebrate Black History Month

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will feature an I Have A Dream! concert on the Phil Campbell and Shoals campus in celebration of February as Black History Month.

Thursday, February 22, 2018, the NW-SCC Cultural Affairs Committee will hold an I Have A Dream! concert on the Phil Campbell […]


Cybercrime Lab to Provide Digital Investigative and Forensic Support to Law Enforcement Investigations

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall was joined by U.S. Attorney Louis Franklin and officials with the U.S. Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations, the Alabama Fusion Center and the Alabama Office of […]

Hamilton woman dies in crash on 247

RED BAY–A one vehicle crash at 10:15 p.m. Saturday, February 17, 2018, has claimed the life of a Hamilton woman.


Jake Landers Bluegrass legend dies at 79

Jake Landers

FLORENCE–Shoals Bluegrass extraordinaire Jake Landers has died at the age of 79. Landers was born in 1938 in Lawrence County, Alabama.


UNA President and First Lady to Provide Books for Area Elementary Schools

Dr. Ken and Dena Kitts

FLORENCE, Ala. – University of North Alabama President Ken Kitts and First Lady Dena Kitts will provide area third graders with copies of the book “Looking for Leo.”

A team of UNA representatives, including Dr. and Mrs. Kitts, will be heading to every public elementary school in Colbert and […]

Jury returns guilty verdict in Capital murder case

Benjamin Owen Young

TUSCUMBIA–After deliberating this afternoon, a Colbert County jury found Benjamin Owen Young guilty of Capital murder.


UNA to Host Author Michael Eric Dyson as Part of Black History Month Events

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Office of Diversity and Institutional Equity will host renowned professor, speaker and author Michael Eric Dyson as part of the Black History Month celebration.

The event will take place Thursday, Feb. 22, […]

Colbert Drug Task Force nabs “major player” in Shoals heroin business

Jo Ann Misso Young

MUSCLE SHOALS–Thanks to tips from members of the community and complaints from neighbors, a Muscle Shoals woman has been arrested for trafficking heroin.


The Downtown Florence Chocolate Crawl is back for its 4th year in a row

Do you like chocolate and shopping? Then we’ve got a deal for you! Grab your date or group of friends and enjoy a day filled with chocolate treats and good deals! Downtown Florence boutiques, salons, and other stores will be turning into Chocolate Shops for one day only and they want you to come […]

NW-SCC helped Franks find her path to Pharmacy School

NW-SCC Sophomore, MaKayla Franks, holds her acceptance letter into the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University.

PHIL CAMPBELL — As Valedictorian of her senior class, MaKayla Franks knew she wanted to be a pharmacist and had several college scholarship opportunities. However, one college was at the top of her list when she finished […]

Man dies in tractor rollover

ST. FLORIAN – Emergency workers are on the scene of a tractor rollover that left one man dead on Happy Hollow Bridge.


Workout Anytime Now Open In Muscle Shoals

Workout Anytime, the areas number one fitness facility has now expanded to Muscle Shoals. Workout Anytime delivers convenient 24/7 access and top of the line equipment for only $15 per month. For $25 per month, Premium members enjoy tanning, hydromassage, and a monthly meeting with a personal trainer. Best of all, the Basic and […]

UNA Writer’s Series Welcomes Author Joy Harjo

Writer Joy Harjo

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Department of English will welcome author Joy Harjo as the featured guest of the 2018 Writer’s Series.

Harjo, who is known as a poet, memoirist, musician and performance artist, will make an appearance March 15, 2018, in the Performance Hall of the Guillot University […]

Skimmers placed on Listerhill Credit Union ATM’s

MUSCLE SHOALS–Authorities are searching for this man who may have placed skimming devices on two Listerhill ATM’s in the Shoals Area.