Counselor’s Corner: 5 Parenting Strategies to Head Off Teen Substance Use

Elysia Tucker, LPC, ADCis the Executive Director ofSouthern Wellness Services, Inc.

Parenting a teenager can be hard. Hormones are raging, cell phones are constantly buzzing, and suddenly, it’s embarrassing to be seen with you in public. In that space between childhood and adulthood, teenagers still need guidance, and parents can find themselves struggling with […]

Police asking public for help in locating suspect

George Earl Craig

RUSSELLVILLE–Authorities in Franklin county are trying to locate a suspect.


Cat On A Hot Tin Roof at Zodiac this week


The Zodiac Players Present “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” Performances to run February 9-12.

For those that don’t know the story, it centers around a southern family celebrating the sixty-fifth birthday of patriarch, Big Daddy.


Florence man dies in two-car wreck

FLORENCE-Authorities say a Florence man was killed in a two-car accident late Thursday afternoon around 6:30.


McKinneys make million dollar donation to UNA in honor of mom

Ms. Connie McKinney

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama College of Education and Human Sciences announced Thursday that the Human Environmental Sciences Department will now be known as the Connie D. McKinney Department of Human Sciences, Hospitality, and Design.


Shoals Insider’s Ask The Attorney: Dealing with collection agencies?

Ask the Attorney Columnist James Irby

Dealing with Collection Agencies?

It happens. Sometimes folks end up dealing with these companies because of an oversight and sometimes because they’ve fallen behind. Either way, you don’t have to put up with anybody infringing on your rights.


Emergency personnel at scene of shooting in Killen

KILLEN-Police and emergency personnel are on the scene of a shooting where two people were killed.


Franklin County emergency personnel are on the scene of an explosion

WACO COMMUNITY-Three drilling employees were injured this afternoon in the Waco Community of Franklin county.


Couple go on spending spree with stolen card

Chris Hammond

FLORENCE–In December, officers were notified of a theft that had occurred at a residence in Glen Mary Subdivision. The complainant, an elderly female, had just been released from the hospital after a nearly month stay.


Taziki’s coming to Florence

Florence will soon be home to Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe. The franchise will locate near the new Grogan’s Jewelers, in the former Towles House of Carpets building.