Kanye West named in local lawsuit

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TUSCUMBIA- Kanye West, Rapper Pusha T, Def Jam Recordings, and G.O.O.D. Music have been named in a lawsuit recently filed in Colbert County Circuit Court, accusing them of unauthorized use of music owned by the historic Fame Studios of Muscle Shoals.



Is God in control? Is the devil in control? Or, are human beings in control? Looking at history and current events, it is difficult to tell. (I have not abandoned the subject of that last-days event.) The primary reason such confusion abounds in the world today is that most people do not understand […]

Electronic Express to hold Grand Opening on July 11

FLORENCE–Electronic Express recently announced that its third Alabama store is opening in Cox Creek Shopping Center at 398 Cox Creek Pkwy, Florence, on July 11.

The 30,000 square-foot Electronic Express retail store will offer electronics, appliances, mattresses and more. Electronic Express is committed to providing a variety of products that meet the needs of […]

Pedestrian dead after being struck by truck

FLORENCE–A one vehicle versus pedestrian crash at 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 24, 2019 resulted in the death of a Florence attorney.

According to Troopers, Terrell Buntyn Rochester, 64, was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck.


Biscuit making a big difference

Kasey Biscuit Butler

Meet local Shoals area Kasey Butler who will not only help you and your family get a new ride, he cares for you too. Butler, 28, grew up in Greenhill, AL and had always been someone you knew would end up “talking for a living”. His parents raised him to […]

Florence man arrested for murder

William Butler

FLORENCE–Police have arrested a Florence man for murder in the last night shooting death of a man on Blair Street.

According to police, William Butler, 69, of 122 Blair Street was arrested on the scene of the incident that left one man dead.



SHEFFIELD– There’s now some real frequent help for the elderly, the veterans, the disabled, the needy , and low income people in the Shoals.

The Meal Barrel Ministries headed up by Sheffield City Councilwoman Penny Freeman is giving away free food boxes to those in need.

“We’re serving around 300 families a week,” said […]

Florence utility deposits are doubling

FLORENCE–The utility deposits in Florence are doubling.

The Florence City Council approved a change to the city’s utility deposit fee last night voting 4 to 2 to increase the amount.


Officers find burglary suspect hiding in garage

Danielle Pierce

FLORENCE–Police have arrested a Killen woman on burglary charges.

According to police, on Monday at around 10:27 am, officers responded to a burglary in progress call to a home on North Prairie Street. When officers arrived, they found, Danielle M. Pierce, 25, of Killen, inside the garage of the home hiding.


Employees catch suspected car burglar in the act

Dianna Alexander

FLORENCE– Employees at Simpson’s Wrecker Service on Rickwood Road in Florence got a surprise Monday morning after they saw a possible burglary suspect around the cars at the company impound lot.


Satan still uses lies

The overall Scripture picture does not picture God as having preplanned everything that occurs in history. However, He has planned that everything will eventually fit into His overall plan when it is all over. He created every creature to function a certain way, and that way is the only way it will function […]

Second victim dies in Muscle Shoals house fire

MUSCLE SHOALS– A second victim in a Muscle Shoals house fire has died.

Officials tell ShoalsInsider.com that Anthony Burcham, 54, and Glenna Carney, 96, have both died due to injuries received in the house fire at 403 Dearborn Avenue.

According to Muscle Shoals Fire Investigator Brian Stafford the fire originated in the kitchen.

“We […]