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Counselor’s Corner: How Do I Help My Loved One with an Addiction?

Elysia Tucker, LPC, ADC
is the Executive Director of
Southern Wellness Services, Inc.

First things first. Addiction can happen to anyone, regardless of income, status, education, or age. The 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) indicated that 21.7 million people aged 12 or older needed help with an addiction in 2014. It is likely that at some point in your life, you will be acquainted with someone who is struggling with addiction. Here are some ways you can help: Continue reading Counselor’s Corner: How Do I Help My Loved One with an Addiction?

Lt. Governor Kay Ivey Appoints Beverlye Brady to Ethics Commission

Beverlye Brady

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Senate has confirmed Ms. Beverlye Brady of Auburn to the Alabama Ethics Commission. Ms. Brady is replacing Mr. Jerry Wood on the Commission. Continue reading Lt. Governor Kay Ivey Appoints Beverlye Brady to Ethics Commission

University of North Alabama to Hold Birthday Celebration For Mascots

 

FLORENCE, Ala.The University of North Alabama will host a public birthday party for its lion mascots, Leo and Una, Wednesday, April 12 at 10 a.m. Continue reading University of North Alabama to Hold Birthday Celebration For Mascots

Authorities search for missing man

Stacy L. Rester

Florence police are asking the public for help in locating a missing person; Stacy L. Rester, 52, of Florence was last seen on 3-5-17 in the area of E. Limestone Street. Continue reading Authorities search for missing man

Shoals Insider Ask The Attorney: Alabama’s Lemon Law

Ask the Attorney Columnist James Irby

In keeping with James Irby P.C.’s commitment to service and justice, this week’s article is about another consumer protection available to people in Alabama, the Alabama Lemon Law. Alabama has enacted a series of laws which can help you when your new vehicle purchase just isn’t right.

The Alabama Lemon Law protects new car buyer for 24 months or 24,000 miles, whichever comes first. If you are having recurring problems with your new vehicle we can help. Continue reading Shoals Insider Ask The Attorney: Alabama’s Lemon Law

Simple tips for recreating red carpet looks at home

Whether you’re looking to enhance your daily beauty routine or for tips to add glam to your style for an upcoming special occasion, Hollywood’s red carpet is the best source for trends and inspiration. Continue reading Simple tips for recreating red carpet looks at home

Authorities still looking for missing teen

Holbert

FLORENCE-Police continue to look for a missing teenager who was last seen Saturday at the Florence YMCA on Helton Drive. Continue reading Authorities still looking for missing teen

Jackson County Murder conviction upheld

MONTGOMERY— Attorney General Steven T. Marshall announced that the Alabama Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of Barry Whitton for the murder of his wife, Michelle Townson Whitton, in Jackson County. Whitton was convicted by a jury in Jackson County Circuit Court on September 24, 2015. Continue reading Jackson County Murder conviction upheld

Authorities on the lookout for stolen ATV’s

LAUDERDALE COUNTY-The Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to please be on the lookout for 2 stolen Razor ATV’s. One was stolen from the Oakland community and another from the Threets Crossroads area. Continue reading Authorities on the lookout for stolen ATV’s

Do you know this man? Police need your help

CRIME OF THE WEEK – Russellville police are searching for a theft suspect caught on camera. Investigators are hoping someone can recognize the man and help bring him to justice.
See the guy in the top right corner of the screen? After using his cellphone, he lays it down on the bench next to him.
When his items are ready to be picked up at Walmart in Russellville, he forgets about his phone. Continue reading Do you know this man? Police need your help