UNA police arrest man on domestic violence charges

FLORENCE–University of North Alabama police officers arrested an individual en route to the campus today on domestic violence charges.


Police arrest suspected burglar at the scene

Brady Sanchez

FLORENCE– On Friday officers responded to a burglary in progress in the 1800 block of Tannehill Drive. Lt. Tony Barnett was the first officer to arrive and observed a Hispanic male crawling out of a window.


Florence police arrest suspected car thief

Robert Eugene Brewer (FPD)

FLORENCE–(SHOALS INSIDER)– Authorities in Florence quickly apprehended a suspected car thief just a few hours after it was reported stolen.


Frederick retires from Florence Police Department

Officer Dale Frederick (photo: FPD)

FLORENCE–After 28 years of service to the citizens of Florence, Officer Dale Frederick will no longer be wearing a Florence police uniform.


Two arrested after string of vehicle burglaries

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)- Authorities tell the Insider they have arrested two Florence residents after several vehicles were reportedly burglarized.


Florence attorney arrested on human trafficking charges

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.


Don’t miss Shoals Relay for Life on April 29th

Relay For Life of the Shoals invites you to help us “Send Cancer Packing” April 29th at the North Alabama Fair Grounds at 65 Sportsplex Drive, Muscle Shoals.


Killen man dies in two-vehicle crash

GREENHILL– According to authorities, a two-vehicle crash Thursday, April 14, has claimed the life of a Killen man.


TVA worker electrocuted while working on panel

SHOALS INSIDER-Friends and co-workers of Wendell Smith at the TVA Wilson Dam Hydro Plant are grieving the loss of one of their own today.


Brothers in Greenhill shooting recovering from surgery, suspect found dead

GREENHILL-(SHOALS INSIDER)-Lauderdale county authorities tell the Shoals Insider 49-year-old, Charlie Monroe Woods, Sr. the man that was suspected of killing his wife, Elizabeth Janie Woods, and shooting his two sons, Casey and Charles Bentley, this morning has been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in St. Joseph, Tennessee.


Owner of ECM Hospital to merge with Capella Healthcare

FLORENCE — The owner of ECM Hospital, RegionalCare Hospital Partners Inc. of Tennessee and Capella Healthcare, Inc. today announced plans to merge the two companies. The new company will have 18 hospital campuses in 12 states with more than 13,000 employees, 2,000 affiliated physicians and $1.7 billion in revenues. The combined company’s name will […]

UNA overcomes Montevallo in 13-8 win

FLORENCE, Ala. — The University of North Alabama took an 8-0 lead after two innings and held on for a 13-8 win over Montevallo in a game that saw a combined 30 hits, eight walks and eight hit batters.


Authorities believe body that of Velcro Pygmies bassist Jake Sanders

Velcro Pygmies Bassist Jake Sanders

PRIDES LANDING-(SHOALS INSIDER)- Authorities tell the Shoals Insider they believe the body recovered this morning from the Tennessee River is that of Velcro Pygmie Bassist Jacob Sanders.


One of missing brothers has been found

Emergency crews at Pride’s Landing Boat Dock (Photo: Shoals Insider)

PRIDES LANDING-(SHOALS INSIDER)-Authorities have confirmed to the Shoals Insider one of the missing brothers has been recovered from the Tennessee River.


Do You Recognize This Suspect? If So, Florence Police need Your Help

FLORENCE–Do you recognize this female? She is a suspect in a theft case. If you know this person

New York Times Best-Selling Author Justin Cronin Coming to Florence

Best-Selling Author Justin Cronin

FLORENCE – The University of North Alabama Department of English will welcome author Justin Cronin as the featured guest of the 2016 Writer’s Series.


Crews continue search today for Velcro Pygmies bassist and his brother

Brothers Jeremiah and Jacob Sanders (Photo courtesy FB)

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)-Lauderdale County EMA and search and rescue teams continue their search this morning for the popular musician, Jacob Sanders, of the Velcro Pygmies, and his brother Jeremiah Sanders.


Stamp prices set to drop for first time in almost 100 years

On Sunday, April 10, the price of a stamp is scheduled to drop from 49 cents to 47 cents.


Florence PD searching for missing Alzheimer’s patient****located****

Missing Alzheimer Patient

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER) – Investigators with the Florence Police department are asking for the public’s help locating a missing Alzheimer’s patient.


Boutique Air takes over Muscle Shoals Flight Service

Th official ribbon-cutting and grand opening at Muscle Shoals Airport today

Boutique Air is pleased to begin services in Northwest Alabama Regional Airport to and from Nashville and Atlanta. The airline was recently awarded the DOT Essential Air Service contract to provide service between Muscle Shoals and the two destinations after receiving strong […]