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Daleville boys defeat Abbeville in Class 2A Southeast Regional

MONTGOMERY – Daleville was determined to get the ball inside and Shemar Dixon and Kentayvis Valrie were the beneficiaries. The Daleville seniors, who are 6-foot-6 and 6-foot-4, respectively, took advantage inside and helped the Warhawks defeat Abbeville 58-48 in a Class 2A Boys Southeast Regional se


Flu and flu-like illness continue to spread; almost all of Alabama reports widespread activity

Flu activity in Alabama has increased for the fourth week in a row. The latest figures from the Alabama Department of Public Health show flu is widespread in seven of the state’s eight districts, with only Mobile escaping a larger number of cases.


Henry County residents tire of litterbugs, seek resolution of issue

Shelton Hill sees a potential roadblock to future development in Henry County – an ever-growing litter problem. Hill, who lives in the county’s third district, addressed the Henry County Commission about the issue on Tuesday. He said the problem could impact tourism as Lake Eufaula touches the north


Judge OKs bond for Alabama men charged in heart attack death

GREENSBORO, Ala. (AP) - A judge in Alabama has approved bond for two men charged with murder after a business owner they confronted died of a heart attack. The Tuscaloosa News reports Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins set bail at $150,000 each for 34-year-old Darnell Coates and 33-year-old Lonze Byrd.


Alabama officer shot; person of interest sought

AUBURN, Ala. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Alabama authorities have released the photo of man investigators are calling a person of interest in the shooting of an Auburn Police officer. That officer was rushed to the hospital and his condition was not known as of Friday evening as multiple agencies join the man


Henry County prepares for the opening of Abbeville Fiber

ABBEVILLE, Ala. (WTVY)- Construction is well underway on the Abbeville Fiber LLC site, a company that Henry County officials are looking forward to welcoming to Abbeville. David Money, the Henry County Commission Chairman says "We're excited about it, it's the best thing to happen to Abbeville indus


Phoenix, Arizona Man Sentenced to 32 Months for His Role in an Alabama Phishing Scam

Montgomery, AL - On Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, Iosif Florea, 42, of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced to 32 months in federal prison for his part in a “phishing” scam that impacted Alabama residents. United States Attory Louis V. Franklin, Sr., Alabama Attorney Genderal Steve Marshall, and FBI Special


Henry County sends gas tax increase proposal to State Legislature

HENRY COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — It's a topic that we've been following for a while now: county roads are not in good conditions, and for one county, their probate judge is ready to see change.


Alabama sheriff to probe death of inmate serving 60-day sentence

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) - The sheriff's office of Jefferson County, Alabama, is investigating the death of a 60-year-old inmate at the Bessemer City Jail. Al.com reports authorities say James Edward Walker was serving a 60-day sentence for failure to appear when he began to suffer medical issues Thursda


Jury trial set for Dothan Planning Commission member facing theft charges

An April 1 trial date has been set for a Dothan Planning Commission member and former fundraising chairman for a local nonprofit accused of theft from a local business. Gayla McMullen White, 51, of Dothan, is charged with two counts of first-degree theft of property, accused of stealing event deposi


Top 5 DL Jones 'not impressed by Alabama anymore'

Coaching turnover is common ground in the SEC but it exists nowhere as persistently as at Alabama over the last two years. A dozen plus...


Abbeville girls rout Thorsby, advance to regionals

ABBEVILLE -- Defense has always been one of the strengths for the Abbeville girls basketball team. The Thorsby Rebels found that out the hard way Tuesday. The Yellow Jackets’ tenacious zone defense and press along with their quickness forced 34 turnovers and limited Thorsby to 19.5 percent shooting


Chambers County Drug Task Force Raids House in Valley, Alabama

The Chambers County Drug Task Force raided a Valley, Alabama home. Last Thursday, a search warrant was executed at 205 Combs St. in Valley. Six people have been arrested. Melissa Huddleston, Hezekiah Morgan, Larry Love, Ricky Banks, Daniel Noon and Lorena McWhorter were arrested and charged with num


Former chamber chief could go to prison for investment fraud

Abbeville (WTVY)-- The former head of a Florida panhandle chamber of commerce could go to prison after pleading guilty to security fraud. Judy Morehead, 61, admitted in Henry County Circuit Court she bilked investors during a scheme that violated Alabama Securities Commission regulations.


Endangered salamander found in Alabama

BANKHEAD NATIONAL FOREST, Ala. – A group of biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alabama Power Company, and USDA Forest Service trapped the Black Warrior Waterdog.


Jaguars fall just short in Area tourney

ABBEVILLE -- Jaquon Kincey scored 21 and Daquon Kincey 18 to lead Abbeville in a 59-58 Class 2A, Area 5 Championship. Barbour County was led by Willie Screws with 21 points and Vajarius Williams with 12.


Monday at 6: Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall discusses his wife’s suicide.

We talked to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall about how he is working to help others heal after suicide by going public about his life experiences. Marshall’s wife, Bridgette, committed suicide in 2018.


Abbeville career fair helps hundreds of students plan for future

ABBEVILLE, AL. (WTYV) - Abbeville High School held their 6th annual career fair Friday morning. Nearly 275 high school students from Abbeville, Headland, and Abbeville Christian Academy made some connections with the schools and businesses from the area.


Shooting leaves two North Alabama teens dead

TUSCAMBIA, Ala. (WPMI) — North Alabama police are investigating a triple-shooting near a recreation center that killed 2 young teens. It happened Wednesday afternoon in Tuscambia.


Alabama librarians spooked after seeing floating orbs

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- A group of east Alabama librarians say something spooky is happening in the stacks. They’re seeing floating orbs and moving objects. Some even say they’ve been touched.

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