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Albertville grocery distributor prepares for busiest day of the year

If you haven't started shopping for items on your Thanksgiving menu yet, chances are you're not alone. Wednesday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year. "Mostly because of tradition and so many people do that get together on the actual day, so the day before Thanksgiving will be our l

WAFF - 2017-11-21 23:54:07

Shop local holiday sales | Albertville chamber wrapping gifts free

The Albertville Chamber of Commerce is encouraging residents to shop local this holiday season. The chamber kicked off its free gift wrapping campaign this week and will continue the service through the holiday season. "We started Monday,"Albertville Chamber of Commerce President jennifer Palmer sai

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-22 21:38:00

Albertville Museum seeks Gingerbread House bakers

The Albertville Museum is asking patrons to celebrate a piece of the city's history be entering a special holiday Gingerbread House contest. Each year of leading up to Alabama's Dec. 14, 2019, bicentennial follows a special theme. The 2017 theme is the "Year of Alabama Places." The museum's contest


Police: Man steals vehicle from Albertville convenience store, crashes, flees scene

Albertville police say 25-year-old Ryan Neal Honea is facing several charges after he stole a vehicle from the Highpoint Grocery Sunday morning. Albertville Police Chief Jamie Smith said Honea's actions during the incident make this a strong armed robbery case. According to police, Honea approached


Douglas Police Department gets much-needed new building with room to grow

DOUGLAS, Ala. -- For decades the Douglas Police Department operated out of a room smaller than most bedrooms. For a while, it worked, but now the department is in a space officers and town leaders say leaves room to grow. "Thirty-one years. Since 1986," said Douglas Police Chief Eric Speight. That's

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-23 01:24:46

Woman accused of child sex abuse in Marshall County; Bail set at $1M

Investigators are probing electronic devices found in the home of a Marshall County child sex abuse suspect, officials said today. Anna Marie Gomez (Marshall County Jail photo)Ashley Remkus | aremkus@al.com Anna Marie Gomez is held in the Marshall County Jail with bail set at $1 million on a charge

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 15:36:20

Union Grove restaurant hosting free Thanksgiving meal for surrounding counties

Top of the Mountain Cafe on Brindlee Mountain in Union Grove is hosting a free Thanksgiving meal for all surrounding communities on Thursday. There will be turkey and dressing and a variety of trimmings. Loretta Shedd, owner of the restaurant, said this event is for everyone, no matter the circumsta

WAFF - 2017-11-23 01:11:54

$500Kof drugs seized in Boaz

A Boaz man was arrested on multiple drug-related and weapon charges Saturday after authorities found nearly half a million dollars worth of drugs. James Kevin Chamblee, 39, of Boaz, was taken into custody shortly after agents with the Marshall County Drug Task Force and the FBI Safe Streets Task For


Traffic alert: Northbound I-35 lanes shut down in Waco due to crash

Waco police said that northbound lanes of Interstate 35 in Waco are shut down due to an injury crash. Police posted on Facebook saying that all lanes are shut down, but they are trying to open one. The crash happened between New Road and Valley Mills near exit 333B. No other details were released

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-11-23 02:17:10

Waco: Salvation Army cook prepares for Thanksgiving crowd

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Lewis St. Julian, the man behind the traditional Thanksgiving meal at Waco's Salvation Army credits his grandmother for his cooking skills. "She always taught us you have to cook with love in order for it to be good." He said he's spent most of his life in the kitchen so it's no s

KWTX - 2017-11-23 02:20:00

Texas mom remembers family killed by a drunk driver on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is usually known for food fun family and giving thanks. But as the holiday approaches, police are warning people not to drink and drive. It is something one mother said changed her life forever. Sandra Love is celebrating not only the Thanksgiving holiday, but also the lives of th

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-11-23 02:19:50

Father of girl abandoned at local daycare charged

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A man who left his daughter at a Killeen daycare earlier this month, telling employees he didn't want her anymore and then later struggled with police, leaving an officer injured, has been charged with assault on a public servant. Antonio Heath, Jr., 24, remained in the Bell Co

KWTX - 2017-11-22 23:36:00

Some local restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Day

WACO, Texas (KWTX) In case the family dinner doesn't work out, or if you're looking for a meal without all the fuss, a few places will open their doors for the Thanksgiving holiday. Check out our list of places below, and be sure to call ahead to confirm hours and make reservations if needed. Appl

KWTX - 2017-11-23 02:26:00

Police release photos of man wanted in counterfeit cash case

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (KWTX) Police released photos Wednesday of a man wanted in connection with attempts to pass counterfeit cash at businesses in Harker Heights. The unidentified man was caught on camera during an unsuccessful attempt to pass counterfeit currency, police said Wednesday No further

KWTX - 2017-11-22 23:22:00

Kosovo welcomes verdict for Serb military leader

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) Kosovo has welcomed the conviction of Serbian military chief Ratko Mladic on charges of genocide and other crimes by a United Nations court. Kosovo's Foreign Ministry said the verdict marked an act of "international justice and satisfaction for the Bosnia war victims." Th

KWTX - 2017-11-23 01:12:00

Local city sued after student body-slammed following fight on bus

A frame grab from video of the incident recorded by a surveillance camera aboard the bus. KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) The City of Killeen and two of its police officers are named in a federal lawsuit alleging excessive force was used in removing a gay high school student from a school bus following a figh

KWTX - 2017-11-23 00:10:00

Fatal crash shuts down Central Expressway in Plano

Northbound Central Expressway will be closed at Parker Road in Plano for several hours Tuesday afternoon after a fatal crash involving a motorcycle, two pickups, two sedans, an SUV and a Jeep. The crash took place around 2:10 p.m. One person died and three more were injured. Drivers on northbound U.

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-21 21:17:00

Plano Resident Helps Organize Red Carpet Event for Families of Treacher Collins

Plano resident Brittany Brown with her son Michael On Thursday, Nov. 16, the Children's Craniofacial Association (CCA) rolled out the red carpet at a Dallas Cinemark theater for a private screening of "Wonder," a new film featuring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson that follows a child with a rare condi

PLANOMAGAZINE.COM - 2017-11-21 20:56:43

Plano Holiday Bucket List | 2017

There is nothing quite like the holiday season in Plano. The community comes together to jingle their bells and light their candles to bring about that festive spirit we all look forward to every year. With loads of performances, showcases and jolly displays, there are plenty of chances to join in o


Black Friday 2017: Score Deals At Legacy West In Plano

If your Black Friday spree takes you through Legacy West in Plano, you could save big at almost every retailer in the mall. PLANO, TX - Black Friday is only a few days away. That means it's time to plan your shopping route and figure out which stores are worth your time. Legacy West in Plano has a n