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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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 […]

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 […]

Florence man arrested for rape and sodomy

Matthew Blackburn

FLORENCE– According to authorities, Matthew Paul Blackburn, 28, of 209 Jordan Lane, Florence, surrendered to the Lauderdale County Detention Center this morning following an indictment by a Lauderdale County Grand Jury on charges of Rape and Sodomy.

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University of North Alabama Student to Present Original Ballet

By: Carole Maynard

FLORENCE, Ala. – Senior composition student and Florence native Jeremy Smith knew that in his last year at UNA he wanted to do something big. That “something big” was writing a ballet.

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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 […]

Valentine Date Night Desserts Video

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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