Authorities catch suspected arsonist in the act

Howard L. Vaughn

FLORENCE–Authorities have arrested a Florence man on Arson charges as police officers reportedly caught him in the act.

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Mississippi man dies from injuries sustained at Florence construction site

FLORENCE–A Carthage, Mississippi man died from injuries sustained on a Florence job site yesterday.

Authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com they responded to a construction accident on West Irvine around 11:15 am Wednesday.

EMS report when they arrived they found a man lying on the ground that was hit by a bulldozer.

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Bro. Ron Craig: Why is the church not doing what Christ commanded?

Author and Pastor Ron CraigBro

In light of the many Scripture passages, we have provided in these lessons, an even more appropriate question for us to ask than, “Why is God not solving the world’s problems?” is “Why is the church as a whole not doing what Christ commanded us to do?” Especially since […]

Police pursuit ends in fatal crash

KILLEN–Authorities tell ShoalsInsider.com, that a single-vehicle crash at 2:30 p.m. today, Oct. 17, has claimed the life of a Florence man.

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It’s official Original OhBryans Steakhouse owners re-opening Tuscumbia location

TUSCUMBIA–It’s official the original owner of the OhBryan’s Steak House will reopen the popular restaurant that closed on October 1st.

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Author Ron Craig: The church today has the very same authority

Author and Pastor Ron Craig

I have learned during my 40 years in Gospel ministry that piling Scripture upon Scripture, all of which deal with a certain subject, and all of which agree with one another on that subject, makes it very difficult for any honest person to argue against those Scriptures […]

Public invited to statue dedication at Ivy Green

A statue depicting the breakthrough moment when Helen Keller first communicated with her teacher, Anne Sullivan, will be unveiled and dedicated Saturday, Sept. 9 at Ivy Green in Tuscumbia.

Lions Clubs of Alabama commissioned Craigger Browne of Sylacauga to sculpt the statue from Alabama marble. It depicts Keller spelling w-a-t-e-r in Sullivan’s hand as […]

Sheffield business Miss Kitty’s closing end of September

SHEFFIELD–Miss Kitty’s Urban Design & Gifts will be closing her doors for good September 30th.

The store offers all the latest interior design items, furniture, and gifts for people that aren’t always easy to buy for.

Originally from Mississippi, Owner Kitty Simms tells the Shoals Insider, “I’m ready for the next chapter in my […]

Ron Craig: The devil is not going to volunteer to stop stealing, killing, and destroying

Reverend Ron Craig

The foundational biblical answer to the concern about the part God plays in world issues today is that, He has already done ALL He is going to do about the devil until the end of this age. Hebrews 2:14 says that through His death Jesus rendered ineffective (the literal Greek) […]

ALABAMA JOINS 15 OTHERS STATES TO SUPPORT TRUMP TRAVEL BAN

MONTGOMERY—Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall today joined 15 other states in an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court asking the Court to uphold the travel ban imposed by President Trump to protect American citizens from terrorism.

The President’s executive order provides a 90-day delay of travelers entering America from Iran, Libya, […]

Man killed in second motorcycle crash of weekend

SHEFFIELD–Police are investigating a second fatality involving motorcycles over this past weekend.

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Historic Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and Chamber hold ribbon cutting

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio on Jackson Hwy in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD–In 1969 a tiny concrete building at 3614 Jackson Highway in Sheffield was transformed into a recording studio that would produce hit records that would rock the world. You can now come see firsthand where The Swampers, Roger Hawkins, Barry Beckett, Jimmy Johnson and David […]

Man arrested after assaulting EMS worker

Cory Morrow

 

FLORENCE–Police have made an arrest following the reported assault of an EMS worker at a local night club.

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Authorities make drug arrests after receiving complaint

 

Chazz Taylor

FLORENCE–Authorities arrested Tahlia Cole and Chaz Taylor On Sunday. On 5/28/17 officers responded to a reported drug call in the 300 block of Patterson Street. Upon arriving at the home officers could smell burning marijuana in the area and noticed it coming from an open window on the home. As officers […]

Disorderly Call Leads to Arson Arrest

Leslie Michael Brown

FLORENCE– Leslie Michael Brown, 42, was booked into the Lauderdale County Detention Center shortly before 8 pm Thursday night after officers responded to a report of a disorderly person in the 600 block of West Irvine Street. According to investigators, officers arrived to find Brown attempting to burn down the apartment […]