At a meeting in Montgomery on Monday, April 3, members of the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) selected Rick Oates as the new State Forester for Alabama. His appointment was later confirmed by Gov. Robert Bentley. Beginning his duties on Monday, April 10, Oates replaces Gary M. Cole, who has served as […]
MUSCLE SHOALS, PHIL CAMPBELL, ALA. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) announces events in celebration of February as Black History Month. This year’s events include music, an inspirational speaker and a taste of “Soul Food”. NW-SCC Cultural Affairs Committee will hold a program on each campus. […]
FLORENCE, Ala. — The University of North Alabama Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to accept an invitation from the Atlantic Sun Conference and begin the transition of UNA to an NCAA Division I institution.
SHEFFIELD-Authorities think food served at a wedding held in Sheffield this past weekend, has resulted in at least 77 persons becoming ill with presumptive Salmonella gastroenteritis. Twelve persons were hospitalized at local hospitals due to the illness. All patients are recovering. Signs and symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain and some fever. The incubation […]
Outgoing Florence Mayor Mickey Haddock
To the Citizens of Florence:
A s I close out my term as Mayor, I want to say what an honor it has been to serve you. It has by far been the most challenging job I have ever held, but at the same time, it has been the […]
Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Cuba
FLORENCE, Ala. — With Hurricane Matthew expected to impact Central Florida beginning Thursday evening, the University of North Alabama’s football game with Florida Tech, scheduled for Saturday in Melbourne, Fla., has been cancelled.
PHIL CAMPBELL-Authorities tell the Shoals Insider, the boyfriend of the woman whose body was found on the side of Alabama Hwy. 237 is claiming she jumped from the vehicle and he was not able to locate her.
BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge Tuesday sentenced the former chief financial officer of an Alabama non-profit health clinic for the poor and homeless to 17 years in prison for a complicated scheme to defraud millions of dollars from two non-profit health clinics and the federal government health agencies that provided most of their funding, […]
Florence attorney Chip Dillard (Photo courtesy Lauderdale Detention Center)
FLORENCE–This afternoon, authorities arrested a Florence attorney on multiple felony charges, some involving human trafficking.