FLORENCE POLICE IDENTIFY HOMICIDE VICTIM

FLORENCE–Authorities are investigating the murder of a Florence woman at 308 Magnolia Street. According to investigators, the female has been identified as Judy Staten, 38, from Florence. Continue reading FLORENCE POLICE IDENTIFY HOMICIDE VICTIM

Florence Police on the scene of possible homicide

FLORENCE–Authorities are on the scene of a possible homicide at a residence in the 300 block of South Magnolia Street.

Around 11 pm Sunday, Nov 5th, police officers received a call on a welfare check on a resident on N Franklin St., in east Florence. Continue reading Florence Police on the scene of possible homicide

University of North Alabama Works with Local Businesses to Offer Mane Benefits Card

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Steele Center for Professional Selling is teaming up with Gold Benefits Membership program to offer a new product for the University community – Mane Benefits

Dr. Tim Butler, director of the Steele Center for Professional Selling and assistant professor of marketing in the College of Business, said he got the idea for the program from another institution.   Continue reading University of North Alabama Works with Local Businesses to Offer Mane Benefits Card

Two Florence men charged with trafficking heroin after routine traffic stop

Heroin and Meth found on the two suspects

MOULTON-Lawrence County authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com have charged two Florence men with Trafficking heroin and possession of methamphetamine or what it is more commonly known as “Ice”. Continue reading Two Florence men charged with trafficking heroin after routine traffic stop

Tiffin Motorhomes founder honored with national industry award

Tiffin Motorhome Founder Bob Tiffin

RED BAY–Tiffin Motorhomes founder, Bob Tiffin, will be presented with the National RV Dealers Association’s (RVDA) Titan Award on Nov. 29. This award recognizes pioneering efforts of individuals whose energy and vision helped create outstanding manufacturing firms in the RV industry. The award will be presented during a special RV Industry Awards reception at 7:30 p.m. at the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville, KY, in conjunction with the National RV Trade Show.

In December 1972, Tiffin and a small production staff built the first two Allegro motorhomes in a cotton warehouse not far from the present assembly lines in Red Bay, Alabama. The first design started with a hefty steel frame on a Chevrolet truck chassis, followed by 16-gauge structural steel skirts. This was a first in the RV industry, where competitors were using plywood for the skirts covered with a fiberglass or aluminum exterior skin. Continue reading Tiffin Motorhomes founder honored with national industry award

COFFEE & TEES GRAND OPENING

Coffee & Tees at 1201 Woodward Avenue in Muscle Shoals

MUSCLE SHOALS–Today is a very special day for coffee lovers in the Shoals Area. Coffee & Tees is having their grand opening with lots of free food and door prizes. Owners Sam Fuller and Jonathan Cannon are asking all of their friends to come out and join in the excitement. Continue reading COFFEE & TEES GRAND OPENING

Shoals heroes will be honored in Nov. 12 ceremony at Oakwood Cemetery

Oakwood Cemetery in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD– More than 140 heroes of the Shoals area will be honored Sunday, Nov. 12 at Oakwood Cemetery in Sheffield.
A ceremony will pay tribute to 42 Revolutionary War soldiers who are buried in Colbert, Franklin and Lauderdale counties and to 101 civilians who died in the Shoals while working for the War Department during World War I and were buried at Oakwood Cemetery. The one-hour ceremony begins at 2:30 p.m. Pre-ceremony music, by a brass quintet from the U.S. Army, begins at 2 p.m. Continue reading Shoals heroes will be honored in Nov. 12 ceremony at Oakwood Cemetery

University of North Alabama Chem Car Places Third in International Competition

 

 

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama’s Chem-E-Car beat out scores of international competition to place third overall in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 19th Annual Chem-E-Car Competition.

The collegiate event features cars ranging in size from shoeboxes to fire hydrants powered by alternative fuels. The competition highlights the important role chemical engineers have played in the creation of today’s existing fuels and the role they’ll play in future development. Continue reading University of North Alabama Chem Car Places Third in International Competition

NW-SCC awarded Child Care Access grant for low-income students

MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) recently received a Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant of $70,168 each year for four years. The grant is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

The CCAMPIS program supports the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education through the provision of campus-based child care services. The goal of the program is to increase access to affordable childcare for low-income students, provide academic support and enrichment opportunities through the NW-SCC Child Development Program located on the Shoals campus. Continue reading NW-SCC awarded Child Care Access grant for low-income students

NW-SCC to hold Forum on Freedom of Speech

PHIL CAMPBELL — Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter (Phil Campbell Campus) of Phi Theta Kappa will host an Honors Forum, A Culture in Conflict: Freedom of Speech on the College Campus, Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

The public forum will be held at 11:30 a.m. of the Lou B. Bevill Center on the Phil Campbell Campus of NW-SCC. Continue reading NW-SCC to hold Forum on Freedom of Speech

Bro. Ron Craig: Why Are Biblical Truths Not Being Discussed?

Author and Pastor Ron Craig

 Has anyone found even one Scripture passage that negates or contradicts the many positive passages I have presented in these articles? If not, how may anyone dismiss the central message of these articles? I have not presented any denominational doctrinal slant on the Bible: Just the Bible itself. Therefore, the question we have to ask ourselves is, “What are we going to do about such Bible truth?”

Continue reading Bro. Ron Craig: Why Are Biblical Truths Not Being Discussed?

LAUDERDALE COUNTY GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS 10/29/2017

FLORENCE- The following people have been indicted by the most recent Lauderdale County Grand Jury: Continue reading LAUDERDALE COUNTY GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS 10/29/2017

FRIDAY NIGHT HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES

 

Tharptown High School
AHSAA: Boys 1A Varsity Football: Region 8
7 Vina High School
AHSAA: Boys 1A Varsity Football: Region 8
14
Hatton High School
AHSAA: Boys 2A Varsity Football: Region 8
20 Mars Hill Bible School
AHSAA: Boys 2A Varsity Football: Region 8
48

Continue reading FRIDAY NIGHT HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES

Lee announces retirement from NWSCC

Dr. Humphrey Lee

MUSCLE SHOALS — Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) President Humphrey Lee is throwing in the towel. He announced this morning he will retire December 31, 2017. Lee has been President of the college for the past 14 years. Continue reading Lee announces retirement from NWSCC

Three Foreign Nationals Indicted for Being in U.S. after Deportation


BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury yesterday indicted three foreign nationals for being in the United States illegally after previous deportation, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent in Charge Ray Parmer.
Separate and unrelated indictments filed in U.S. District Court charge JESUS PREITO-ROSAS, 34, who is also known as Louis Martinez, and ADAN MIRELES-JARAMILLO, 30, both of Mexico, and PEDRO EDGARDO PORTILLO-PORTILLO, 43, of El Salvador, with illegal re-entry after deportation. Continue reading Three Foreign Nationals Indicted for Being in U.S. after Deportation