Legendary rapper to speak at UNA

FLORENCE – Rapper and political activist Chuck D will speak at the University of North Alabama, Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m., to discuss “Rap, Race and Reality.”


Authorities trying to identify suspect

CRIME OF THE WEEK – The University of North Alabama Police Department is looking for a man who tried to steal money from the school`s mascots. Just before 10-pm on December 31st most people were getting ready to ring in the new year.


UNA Now Offering Masters in Writing

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama is now offering a second graduate degree in English. Graduate students can now obtain an M.A. in Writing.


UNA men’s basketball adds Damion Ottman from Troy University

UNA’s new addition Damion Ottman

FLORENCE – University of North Alabama head men’s basketball coach Bobby Champagne has announced the addition of Damion Ottman to the program. After playing last season as a redshirt freshman at NCAA Division I Troy, the forward/poster player will have three years of eligibility at UNA.


UNA Band to Perform Concert


By Carole Maynard, UNA Department of Music


FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama Bands, directed by Dr. Lloyd Jones and Dr. Tracy Wiggins, will present the annual President’s Concert on Friday, April 29, 2016, at 7 p.m. in Norton Auditorium. The performance will be a musical dedication to President Ken […]

UNA fires music professor for sexual harassment

Fired UNA music professor Eddie Elsey Jr (Photo courtesy of UNA)

FLORENCE-(SHOALS INSIDER)-According to UNA administrators, they have fired music professor 38-year-old Eddie Elsey, Jr. for sexual harassment.