History will come to life at Recall LaGrange Festival May 3-5

Alabama’s bicentennial and the history of the state’s first chartered college and a Civil War-era military academy will be celebrated May 3-5 at the annual Recall LaGrange Festival The festival is held at LaGrange College Site Park, 1491 LaGrange College Road in Leighton.


Tuscumbia Radio Stations have new owner and a new format

TUSCUMBIA– Singing River Media LLC, headed by veteran broadcaster Mike Self, is the new owner of the radio station cluster on Main Street in Downtown Tuscumbia.

Singing River Media took over operations April 1st and big changes are on the way.

Mike Self is the son of legendary broadcaster Mitch Self, who owned […]

UNA Alumnus Skipworth Wins Academy of Country Music Award

Skipworth on stage

FLORENCE, Ala. — Ben Skipworth, a 2012 graduate of UNA’s Department of Entertainment Industry and producer, won Video of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday. Skipworth produced the video for Chris Janson’s “Drunk Girl” and shared the award with director Jeff Venable and Janson himself.


Two die in early morning house fire

LAUDERDALE COUNTY– Authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com that two people have died in an early morning house fire.


Let’s talk about the two witnesses

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

Dealing with the last three and one half years of this present age introduces the subject of the two witnesses of Revelation 11. Not coincidentally, those two men’s ministries in Jerusalem will coincide with the same time period.


University of North Alabama and City of Florence Work to Engage Public About Child Abuse Awareness Month

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Office of Title IX and One Place of the Shoals Sexual Assault Division are working to get the word out about Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness […]

It’s official: Dunkin Donuts coming to Muscle Shoals

MUSCLE SHOALS- Sweet tooths all over the Shoals will be happy to know that Dunkin Donuts is coming to Muscle Shoals.

City officials tell ShoalsInsider.com the new store will be located on Woodward Avenue where the Donut Shoppe is currently.

The Donut Shoppe’s last day of operation will be on April 30th.

Construction is […]

Northwest-Shoals and UNA Partner to Make Transfer Seamless and More Affordable for Students

MUSCLE SHOALS ALA. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) students will now have a more seamless and affordable path to the University of North Alabama (UNA) through a newly formed […]

MLK Scholarship Banquet Rescheduled for March 2

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Scholarship Banquet for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Committee N.W. ALA, has been rescheduled.


Actors From the London Stage to Perform “King Lear” at UNA and local prison


FLORENCE, Ala. – The internationally acclaimed Actors From the London Stage touring theatre company will perform “King Lear,” March 15 and 16 at the University of North Alabama’s George S. Lindsey Theatre.


Colbert Emergency Management issues advisory due to flooding

Flood waters almost touch the bottom of Oneal Bridge

TUSCUMBIA — The Colbert County Emergency Management Agency issued a travel advisory today due to flooding and debris.


The George Lindsey UNA Film Festival Announces Kick-Off Party and Annual Awards Show

FLORENCE, Ala. – The 2019 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival official Kick-Off Party will be held Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7:00 p.m., at the Gold Record Room, at 201 South Court Street in downtown Florence.



Tuscumbia Attorney Brent Woodall

The Alliance Defending Freedom (“ADF”) recently congratulated local attorney W. Brent Woodall in its Allied Attorney Success Newsletter (“newsletter”). The ADF is a national conservative non-profit legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Its newsletter recognized activity that occurred in the […]

Local Professor Selected for Prestigious Talent Development Program

Professor Michael Curtis Johnson

FLORENCE — University of North Alabama Cinematic Arts assistant professor Michael Curtis Johnson has been selected for the prestigious 2019 Berlinale Talents development program that takes place at the Berlin International Film Festival Feb. 9-14, 2019. He is one of 250 emerging international filmmakers from 77 countries selected […]


FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Writer’s Series, under the auspices of the English Department, will host a songwriting workshop with the Secret Sisters, Tuesday, March 19, in the Performance Center of the GUC.



LAUDERDALE COUNTY-The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect.


Oscar Nominated Screenwriter Will Fetters to Appear at Lindsey Film Festival

Screenwriter Will Fetters

FLORENCE, Ala. – The George S. Lindsey UNA Film Festival is pleased to announce that producer and screenwriter Will Fetters will make a special guest appearance at this year’s film festival, February 28-March 2.



Brittney Kaylen Barnett

PHIL CAMPBELL – Authorities have made an arrest in connection to a murder that occurred Monday night.

Brittany Kaylen Barnett has been arrested and charged with murder.


Smart Start at UNA Benefits Students and Entrepreneurs

Students Imagine Innovative Products and Bring Them to Life

FLORENCE, Ala. – This past Friday night kicked off Smart Start Weekend, a two-day event for students to exchange business startup ideas, directed by the University of North Alabama’s College of Business.


Actress Nancy Stafford to appear at 2019 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival

FLORENCE, Ala. – The George S. Lindsey UNA Film Festival is pleased to announce actress, speaker and author Nancy Stafford will make a special guest appearance at this year’s film festival, Feb. 28 – March 2.