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Rollover accident on U.S. Hwy. 431, passenger ejected, road closed

News Leader 9 is learning of reports that a rollover accident has occurred on U.S. Hwy. 431 this morning. The accident, where one passenger was ejected from the vehicle, occurred near Old Seale Rd. Two people have been taken to a local hospital. U.S. Hwy. 431 northbound is closed and traffic is bein

WTVM - 2018-03-17 14:32:34

Dadeville man arrested for violating sex offender act

A Dadeville man has been arrested in an eight-state child sexual exploitation investigation. Bobby Guy of Dadeville was arrested for violating the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, also known as SORNA, which is part of a comprehensive federal law that requires states to maintain a syst

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-03-18 11:11:58

Clate McDaniel to remain in jail, denied immunity

Matthew Clate McDaniel will remain in jail until his trial on murder charges and was denied immunity the under stand your ground provision of Alabama law. Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Tom Young denied a motion to set aside the bond revocation stemming from a January traffic incident where McDa

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-03-18 12:08:54

T.J. Maxx in Sylacauga will hold ribbon-cutting, grand opening Sunday

SYLACAUGA - The grand opening and ribbon-cutting for the new T.J. Maxx store in Marble City Square is set for Sunday. The ribbon-cutting will be at 7:30 a.m., with the grand opening to begin at 8. T.J. Maxx will be the first store to open in the new retail center. There will be refreshments and door

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-17 01:46:00

Robinson Iron readies for restoration project

Robinson Iron in Alexander City is known worldwide for its work restoring statues, fountains and other cast-iron objects that are iconic pieces of their respective communities. Within the next few days, the company will be taking on another restoration job, bringing another fountain back to its form

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-03-18 11:26:47

Alexander City Winn-Dixie safe for now as parent company announces bankruptcy

Winn-Dixie's parent company Southeastern Grocers will close 94 stores as it files for Chapter 11 bank bankruptcy. The Alexander City location is not one of the nine Alabama stores it plans to close, something Alexander City Chamber of Commerce President Ed Collari is proud of. "I am not surprised,"


Funds for road projects on city council agenda

Road projects dominate the agenda for Monday evening's meeting of the Alexander City City Council, as the contract for a long list of city paving projects and a change in pricing for a road that makes for easy navigation of the old Russell complex will be considered. The city released a list of pavi

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-03-18 11:35:27

Tuskegee man dies in single-vehicle crash

A Tuskegee man died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in Macon County, according to a release from Alabama State Troopers. William Earl Howard, 55, was killed when the 2002 Cadillac Escalade he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree, according to the release. He was pronounced dead at the s

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-03-17 18:55:00

Two Opelika, Dadeville men arrested in an multi-state child exploitation investigation

An Opelika man and Dadeville man were two of 12 arrested in Alabama during a multi-state child exploitation investigation by multiple Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces. Timothy Haughery, of Opelika, charged with one count of dissemination of child pornography and four counts of Pos


Man charged with second-degree rape of 14-year-old girl

A 24-year-old man is charged with a sex crime involving a teen girl. John David Coggins, 24, was arrested Thursday by the Etowah County Sheriff's Office. Investigators said the Gallant man is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl at a home on Smith Chapel Road in Boaz. Coggins was arrested after a fa


Rape convict sentenced to prison

COLUMBIANA - A man who formerly listed an address in Vandiver recently pleaded guilty to first-degree rape in Shelby County Circuit Court, and will spend the next five years in prison. Phillip Gregory Burns, 49, who currently lists an address at the Shelby County Jail in Columbiana, was sentenced to


Tuskegee man dies in single-vehicle crash in Macon County

A crash near Macon County 79 Saturday has claimed the life of a man the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says. According to ALEA, William Earl Howard, 55, of Tuskegee, has died as a result of a single-vehicle crash. Officials say the crash happened just short of 8 a.m. on Macon County 26 nearly 12 mil

WSFA - 2018-03-17 19:45:52