Friend to Shoals Area Joel Anderson dies at 76

JOEL R. ANDERSON

FLORENCE- Joel Anderson, a member of the Anderson family businesses that is known for its business success and civil-minded spirit, died Monday.

Anderson, who was a friend to the Shoals area, died at his home around 5:30 pm Monday of natural causes.

Anderson had served on many positions in the community […]

MAN ARRESTED FOR ARSON IN FORD CITY FIRE

MICHAEL BEANE

FORD CITY – Authorities have arrested a Florence man in connection with the Sunday night fire at Ace Hardware & Beverage on the corner of River Rd. and County Line Rd. in Ford City.

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600 JOBS GOING TO MEXICO AS FREIGHTCAR CLOSES DOORS

BARTON– FreightCar America announced today around 4 pm that they will be closing the Barton plant, phasing out all 600 plus jobs.

This is probably the worst news the Shoals area has probably received economically in quite some time.

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PAROLE DENIED FOR LOCAL OFFENDER

BILLY HALE

An inmate serving 28 years for local theft and burglary convictions had parole denied Thursday by the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles, authorities said.The parole board denied the request from Billy Hale, said Terry Abbott, spokesman for the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles.

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LEIGHTON MAN ARRESTED FOR THEFT

MATTHEW MARTIN JOHNSON

FLORENCE- Authorities arrested a Leighton man over the weekend for theft from a heating and cooling firm.

According to police, Matthew Martin Johnson, 46, of 800 Duncan Lane, Leighton, was arrested Saturday for first-degree theft.

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7 inmates in Shoals Area cases have May parole hearing

When the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles resumes parole hearings this month, seven inmates with cases that have Shoals connections will be scheduled for hearings.The board resumes hearings on May 19 after postponing them due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said Terry Abbott, communications director for the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles.

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SHOALS LIQUOR II NOW OPEN ON 2ND STREET

The Shoals area now has a super-sized liquor store on 2nd Street in Muscle Shoals.

Nationwide, alcohol sales have increased dramatically due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The management at Shoals Liquor II came prepared as the store has thousands of different choices.

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TWO INJURED IN WEST SIDE SHOOTING

FLORENCE – Two people were shot this morning in west Florence, and one was flown to Huntsville Hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Their identities have not been released, and nobody is in custody at this point, Police Chief Ron Tyler said.

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SINGING RIVER MEDIA GROUP ISSUES STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS

Singing River Media Group is committed to safety in this unprecedented time during the outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19. We continue to monitor the latest information and are sending updates to our radio stations, facebook pages, and singingrivermediagroup.com.

SRMG is following guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization […]

LAWSUIT FILED IN DEADLY SHOAL CREEK BOATING CRASH

The dock at Shoal Creek the night of the crash

KILLEN– A lawsuit was filed Thursday morning against the owner and the operator of a boat that was involved in the June 8 crash that killed a mother and her daughter on Shoal Creek. The suit is filed in Colbert County Circuit Court by […]

Tuscumbia man killed in early morning crash

MUSCLE SHOALS– A two-vehicle crash at 6:25 am Monday, September 24, 2018, has claimed the life of a Tuscumbia man.

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MUSCLE SHOALS ARREST MUGSHOTS 9/27/17

The following people were recently arrested in Muscle Shoals on outstanding warrants:

 

 

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NW-SCC student, Heath Dixon of Rogersville receives Rees Scholarship for HVAC program

Heath Dixon

MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) student, Heath Dixon, of Rogersville, AL, received a Rees Scholarship award for $2,000 to further his education as he pursues a career in Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC).

Dixon, a sophomore at NW-SCC, is currently majoring in HVAC and minoring in Electrical Technology. […]

Have You Seen This Man? If You Do Call Muscle Shoals Police or Call 911

Derick Montez Robinson

WANTED–The Muscle Shoals Police Department has received numerous complaints regarding this offender and the harassment of women at local businesses. Muscle Shoals Police have identified the offender as Derick Montez Robinson B/M 12/05/1973. MSPD has obtained an arrest warrant for misdemeanor harassment. Robinson is a registered SEX OFFENDER in Lawrence […]

Muscle Shoals man reportedly cutting up cocaine on table when police arrived

Darrin Termaine Meade

MUSCLE SHOALS-A Colbert County deputy got a surprise when he went to a residence to serve a warrant for non-payment of child support.

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Second arrest made in Muscle Shoals murder

Ronnie Lee Credille

MUSCLE SHOALS–(SHOALS INSIDER)– In what may be a Tommy Arthur style murder, police have made a second-weekend arrest in the murder of Jason Fox.

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Inmate found dead in Muscle Shoals jail this morning

MUSCLE SHOALS — Authorities tell the Shoals Insider an inmate was found dead this morning in the Muscle Shoals City Jail.

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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.

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PUBLIC RECORD UPDATE: Colbert County Marriage Licenses for March 2016

 

Colbert County Wedding Licenses for March 1st to 31st, 2016

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Owner of Little Caesars Pizza franchises charged with filing false tax returns from skimmed cash

BIRMINGHAM – Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged the owner and operator of dozens of pizza franchise restaurants in Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana for filing a false federal income tax return that did not include money he skimmed from his Little Caesars restaurants, federal authorities announced.

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