COLBERT COUNTY- A man has been arrested for animal cruelty after fatally shooting a neighbor’s golden retriever in Eastern Colbert County on Spout Spring’s Road.

According to police, 31-year-old Justin Aaron Demastus of 1505 Spout Springs Road, Muscle Shoals, was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after he reportedly shot his neighbor’s golden retriever […]


With August approaching, Shoals’ school districts are releasing information on important dates regarding back to school information. Such information includes orientation dates, locker rental dates, schedule pick up dates and back to school dates. These dates have been released by the school systems.

Florence City Schools have released orientation dates and times for all […]


MUSCLE SHOALS– Authorities tell a runner collapsed and died of natural causes in the early morning hours of Tuesday at the TVA Trail.

Colbert County Coroner Justin Gasque says Charles Andrews,74, Muscle Shoals, died at TVA’s Walking Trail between 3:00 – 3:30 am near the corner of Reservation Road and the entrance to […]

Movie Stars coming to Muscle Shoals Rec Center on November 3rd and 4th

John Rhys-Davies

MUSCLE SHOALS-Celebrities and movie stars alike will be coming to Muscle Shoals Recreation Center on November 3rd and 4th for the Annual Con-Fuzion.



Do You Know This Woman? Police Need Your Help

Please help MSPD identify the female in this photo. The suspect was captured on video pulling vehicle door handles.


Vintage Antique Store Opens in Muscle Shoals this Friday at 10 AM

MUSCLE SHOALS–The Shoals area’s newest vintage antique store is opening this coming Friday at 10 am.


Muscle Shoals power outage due to wreck

MUSCLE SHOALS–Utility crews worked overtime Saturday night to restore electrical service to several homes off of Sixth Street after a single vehicle crashed into a utility pole.


Hidden Beauty Salon & Spa OPENS MONDAY

Hidden Beauty Salon & Spa Opens Monday and they are looking for licensed nail techs. Call 256-483-7732.

Muscle Shoals getting a second Jack’s Restaurant

MUSCLE SHOALS–The City of Muscle Shoals is getting a second Jack’s Restaurant in the near future.


Do You Know This Man? He’s Suspected of Passing Counterfeit Money

MUSCLE SHOALS–Do you know this man? He is suspected of passing counterfeit money at the Muscle Shoals Walmart.


Remembering ALEX Day of Fun and Excitement for a great cause

MUSCLE SHOALS–Tomorrow, Saturday, September 16th is a very special day for lots of people and a very special day for us at the Shoals Insider. It’s the Annual Remembering Alex Denton Day: A Day for St. Jude at the Muscle Shoals Recreation Center.

The event will be from 10 am until 2 pm in […]

Kmart Muscle Shoals closing doors


MUSCLE SHOALS–Officials with Sears/Kmart corporate offices announced this morning they will be closing the Muscle Shoals location and the Dothan location of the retail chain.


TRAFFIC ALERT: Road work on Southern End of Wilson Dam Road to slow traffic

MUSCLE SHOALS–The Alabama Highway Department tells the Shoals Insider motorists can expect significant delays when traveling near the Southern end of Wilson Dam Road near the intersection at Hwy. 20 and the railway overpass.


Get your Valentines goodies at Baker’s Layne; Grand Opening Today

MUSCLE SHOALS-If your out and about this Saturday (Today), stop by Baker’s Layne at 709 Woodward Avenue next to the Village Shop.

Today is the grand opening and the public is invited to register for door prizes and a chance to win a 32 inch Flat Screen Smart TV. Hours will be from 10-5pm. […]

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.


Muscle Shoals business robbed

MUSCLE SHOALS-Law enforcement personnel are telling the Shoals Insider that Cash Express on Woodward Avenue was robbed with weapons involved.


Sheffield woman dies in crash, one still critical

MUSCLE SHOALS-A two-vehicle crash at 11:49 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, has claimed the life of a Sheffield woman.



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Do you know this girl? Police asking public for help

MUSCLE SHOALS- Police are asking the public for help in identifying this young lady in a possible theft case.