RUSSELLVILLE- A Red Bay man has been arrested by Franklin County authorities for allegedly enticing a young boy.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department 57-year-old Donnell Tabb has been arrested for enticing a child for immoral purposes.


One person critical in Franklin County Shooting, Gunman at large

Leobardo Navarerette Donagustin

FRANKLIN COUNTY–Sheriff’s Investigators are working a shooting incident on County Road 77 In the Mountain Star Community. The victim was shot multiple times and is in critical condition after being transported to the Hospital.


Authorities apprehend violent offender and wanted family members

William Jackson Davis

Sheriff’s Investigators have concluded their search for William Jackson Davis who was wanted for Felony Criminal Mischief and multiple firearms and drug related charges. Colbert and Franklin County Investigators attempted an arrest of Davis near the Colbert and Franklin County line two weeks ago at which time he fled with […]

UPDATE: Missing senior found safe in Rome, Georgia

Mr. Jerry Wayne Cotham has been located in Rome, GA. (Photo: FCSD)

ROME, Georgia-(SHOALS INSIDER)-Authorities tell the Shoals Insider, Mr. Jerry Wayne Cotham has been located.


Franklin County Sheriff’s Department issues Missing Senior Alert

Mr. Jerry Wayne Cotham of Russellville is missing. (Photo: FCSD)

RUSSELLVILLE-(SHOALS INSIDER)-The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department has issued a BOLO (Be on look out) for a missing senior citizen.