UNA Student is First to Graduate from Dual Degree Program with Alabama

Pictured: Dr. Brian Thompson (UNA), Dean Carmen Burkhalter (UNA), Myrick and Dean Charles Karr (Alabama)

FLORENCE, Ala. – It just so happens that University of North Alabama alumnus Taylor Myrick is also a University of Alabama alumnus. And while that may sound pretty common, Myrick’s path to the dual degree was a first for […]

FUNKY MONKEY VINTAGE ANTIQUE MARKET IS BUSTING AT THE SEAMS

MUSCLE SHOALS-If you haven’t been to Funky Monkey of the Shoals Antique Market, you are really missing out on some great deals on antiques, furniture, and ladies clothing at the newly installed boutique.

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FLORENCE WOMAN REMAINS HOSPITALIZED AFTER WEEKEND DOG BITE INCIDENT

Rose Holt

FLORENCE– Police have provided ShoalsInsider.com with an update on the ongoing dog bite case from this past Friday on Bayless Avenue that has left a woman hospitalized.

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University of North Alabama Encourages Timely Graduation with “Finish in Four” Initiative

FLORENCE – Officials with the University of North Alabama are hoping a new initiative will create additional pathways for student success, ensure timely graduation and reduce student debt.

UNA’s new “Finish in Four” campaign will incentivize students to graduate within four years while also increasing retention and improving graduation rates. A central component of […]

SALT & LIGHT WELLNESS STUDIO NOW OPEN AT 7 POINTS

FLORENCE–Are you ready for a change? Are you ready for a new you? If you are, call Joshua Gwin at 256-768-5952. Salt & Light brings Massage, Yoga, Nutrition, and Community, all under a single roof.

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Employee charged with 50 counts of forged instrument and theft of $16,000

Carnley Melton

FLORENCE–Authorities have arrested a Killen woman on theft and forgery charges.

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Former administrator sentenced to twenty years in prison

Crista Madden

RUSSELLVILLE–The former county administrator Crista Madden who pled guilty in March to stealing $750,000 from the county commission was sentenced this morning to 20 years in prison.

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Littleville man gets 16 years for his role in fatal crash

Michael Dexter Franks

TUSCUMBIA– A Littleville man was sentenced to 16 years in prison for his role in a traffic accident that killed a Muscle Shoals man in July of 2017.

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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.

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An electrical short in wall outlet deemed cause of fire

FLORENCE–Fire investigators tell ShoalsInsider.com the cause of yesterdays flame that leveled a Florence law firm was caused by a short in an electrical outlet.

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Whedon Studies Association’s 8th Biennial Conference Taking Place at the University of North Alabama June 21-24

FLORENCE, Ala. – Scholars from England, Germany, France, Canada and the U.S., will all be in attendance for the 8th Biennial Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (SCW8) on the campus of the University of North Alabama (UNA), June 21-24, 2018.

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Mike Goens Obituary

Mike Goens

FLORENCE — Michael Dale Goens, 61, of Florence, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. today at Spry-Williams Funeral Home in Florence. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. at the funeral home, with burial in Greenview Memorial Park.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Michael Goens; son, […]

Former Times Daily Managing Editor succumbs to illness at 61

Mike Goens

Mike Goens, the former Managing Editor of the Times Daily, died this morning at University Hospital in Birmingham.

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THE PURPLE LOTUS IS THE SHOALS BEST KEPT SECRET

FLORENCE–It’s coined as Zenfully Unique but the Purple Lotus truly is the Shoals Area’s best-kept secret. Located at 1805 North Wood Avenue in Florence in the old Pasquales Building, the Purple Lotus is an awesome little shop with everything you can imagine related to soothing your soul. Candles, Essential Oils, and Diffusers are just […]

Four arrested after call of suspicious vehicle

Tara Jones

FLORENCE–Authorities have four people in custody after a concerned citizen called in a complaint.

According to Florence Police Detective Greg Cobb, at approximately 11:30 pm Monday, officers responded to a call to a suspicious vehicle in the alley behind 219 South Spurr Street in Florence.

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