Biscuit making a big difference

Kasey Biscuit Butler

Meet local Shoals area Kasey Butler who will not only help you and your family get a new ride, he cares for you too. Butler, 28, grew up in Greenhill, AL and had always been someone you knew would end up “talking for a living”. His parents raised him to […]


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 […]

Probation denied for former Muscle Shoals insurance agent

Ronald Warren Powell

TUSCUMBIA- Probation was denied at a hearing today for a former Muscle Shoals insurance man.

Ronald Warren Powell remained emotionless as Colbert County Presiding Circuit Judge Jackie Hatcher denied his probation, thus imposing the sentence of 7 years in prison. Powell pled guilty to a charge of Insurance and Securities Fraud […]

Keller Hospital names new president

Kyle Buchanan

Kyle Buchanan has been named president of Helen Keller Hospital, succeeding Paul Storey who has accepted another leadership position with a Birmingham hospital.


Smith replaces Rodney Howard on board of trustees

Gary L. Smith Esq.

FLORENCE — The Alabama Senate has confirmed Gov. Kay Ivey’s appointment of Andalusia business executive Gary L. Smith to the University of North Alabama Board of Trustees. Smith replaces First Metro Bank president Rodney Howard of Muscle Shoals.


UNA Marketing Program Recognized at National Conference

FLORENCE – A group of UNA students from the campus chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) attended its national conference in New Orleans. The trip was led by the chapter president, professional marketing with a sales concentration major Madison McNeely, and its executive vice president, management major and sales minor Cameron Johns. Faculty […]

Battle of Armageddon

Christian Author and Pastor Ron Craig

After Satan failed to eliminate the infant Seed of the woman by King Herod, and Jesus Christ went on to purchase our redemption, the devil had to change his tactics. He could not stop Christ’s First Coming, so he is planning to do his worst to stop […]

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 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 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 […]