Jury selection begins Monday in jury tampering trial of local attorney

Tuscumbia Attorney Billy Underwood

TUSCUMBIA- Jury selection starts Monday in the jury tampering trial of prominent Tuscumbia attorney Billy Underwood.

Underwood, the former chairman of the Colbert County Democratic Executive Committee, was indicted in January of 2018 with attempting to bribe a prospective juror in a civil case.

Underwood is being represented by Former […]


Tuscumbia Attorney Brent Woodall

The Alliance Defending Freedom (“ADF”) recently congratulated local attorney W. Brent Woodall in its Allied Attorney Success Newsletter (“newsletter”). The ADF is a national conservative non-profit legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Its newsletter recognized activity that occurred in the […]


Chad, holding son Curt, and wife Jennifer, holding son Wyatt

TUSCUMBIA- Today is a special day in the Shoals area. This is the day Tuscumbia attorney M. Chad Smith turns 33-years-old. After all this time, we are still trying to figure out how Chad landed such a beautiful wife.


Tuscumbia attorney charged with jury tampering

Tuscumbia Attorney Billy Underwood

TUSCUMBIA—Tuscumbia attorney Billy Underwood has been charged with attempting to bribe a prospective juror in a case where that individual never went to the courthouse and a jury was never empaneled.


Tuscumbia attorney turns 50

William Hovater

TUSCUMBIA–Today marks the 50th birthday of prominent Colbert County Attorney William Hovater. If you get the chance today call 256-381-4771 today to wish him a Happy Birthday or comment and share on Facebook.

Have a Blessed and Happy Birthday William from your friends, family, and the Shoals Insider, notably Becky, Jennifer, […]