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Murder suspects in court, as two denied youthful offender status, two others delayed

Two suspects in local murder cases saw their applications for youthful offender status denied, while two men accused with murder will have to wait to get a decision from the judge. O'Hennessey Dimonta Wright, 18, of Alexander City is accused killing 28-year-old LaBrandon Lamar Herron of Kellyton. Re

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2017-09-20 16:25:00

Owens Cha Cha's on 'Dancing With The Stars'

Alexander City's Terrell Owens made his debut on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" Monday night, and while the crowd seemed to love him, the scores were not what he expected. Owens and partner Cheryl Burke were the first couple to perform and danced a Cha Cha to The Temptations' "Ain't Too Proud to Beg

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2017-09-20 16:00:26

Capital murder arrest made in Alex City shooting death

The Alexander City Police Department confirms it has arrested and charged a man in a homicide investigation it opened Tuesday night. Nicholas Seth Harrison, 21, of Valley, is charged with capital murder in connection to the death of Denzel Pope, a Sylacauga resident. Pope's body was found inside a v

WSFA - 2017-09-20 03:43:09

Woman arrested after allegedly running over former boyfriend

An Alexander City woman is facing charges after a man was injured in Sunday morning incident that police are calling a domestic altercation. Ashley Ware, 30, of Alexander City is in custody of the Alexander City Police Department. Deputy Chief James Easterwood said the incident is still under invest

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2017-09-19 15:42:00

Mahindra tractors now available at new local dealership

Agriculture has deep roots in Tallapoosa County. From downtown Alexander City it takes just minutes traveling in any direction to find rich farmland and working farms. Tallapoosa Ford owner Jeff Smith said it was while working on his own farm in Coosa County that he had a revelation. "I have a littl

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2017-09-18 15:15:00

BRHS students get real with local job opportunities

Second year career tech students at Benjamin Russell High School got to see some of the career opportunities are in Alexander City through a day of job shadowing. It's an effort to help build the employment base in the area in hopes of attracting more industries. Many students are unaware of what is

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2017-09-18 14:28:00

Delivering the news by all means possible

When I became editor of the Alexander City Outlook, I had one goal - to make the Outlook the first choice for information by all the people who live here. At that time, we were a five-day a week newspaper that had seen circulation drop a bit over the years. We had to win people over and get them to

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2017-09-18 14:19:00

Sylacauga man killed in Shelby County car crash

From Trussville Tribune staff reports SHELBY COUNTY - A man from Sylacauga was killed today in a car crash on U.S. 280 in Shelby County, according to Carol Robinson. Robert Lee Ramsey IV, 41, was identified as the victim by a Shelby County coroner. According to authorities, Ramsey crashed into the b

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-18 18:23:20

Former Marine Police Officer honored with special funeral ceremony

A man who spent a good portion of his life keeping Lake Martin safe was memorialized in a special ceremony that included a trip back to being the center of attention in an Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Police patrol boat. A special ceremony was held Thursday to honor former Marine Police Off

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2017-09-18 16:01:00

Strange bird blown off course by Hurricane Irma

ROCK MILLS--Seabirds are often caught up in large storms, such as Hurricane Irma, and are displaced far inland from their natural habitat. This black-capped petrel was found by a resident in Rock Mills and is the first state record of this species. The warm waters of the Gulf Stream serve as the pri

RANDOLPH LEADER - 2017-09-20 17:12:00

Signs in crosswalks a reminder to drivers

Mayor Mike Fisher said by adding the crosswalk reminders at two downtown Roanoke locations they are trying to slow people down a little bit. One is at the theatre and the other one is at Church and Main streets. They are there to protect the citizens. It is state law you have to stop at a crosswalk

RANDOLPH LEADER - 2017-09-20 16:45:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

RANDOLPH LEADER - 2017-09-18 21:01:00

Indian Valley receives $7,100 grant from Blue Cross, Blue Shield program

Indian Valley students proudly display the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Be Healthy School banner for 2017-2018.Submitted photo SYLACAUGA --Indian Valley Elementary School was the recipient of a Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) grant totaling $7,190 from the Be Healthy School grant program, according

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 00:29:00

Man, 41, killed in Monday-morning crash on U.S. 280

A Sylacauga man was killed early Monday morning on U.S. 280 in Shelby County. Shelby County Coroner Lina Evans identified the victim as Robert Lee Ramsey IV. He was 41. The accident happened about 6:30 a.m. on U.S. 280 at Alabama 55 in Sterrett. Authorities said Ramsey was driving toward Birmingham

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 18:05:52

Waverly to 'boogie' once again on Saturday

Twice each year, the population of the town of Waverly grows 10 times what it is on an average day. So says Scott Peek, owner of the Standard Deluxe print shop and music venue. Peek organizes two music and art festivals at Standard Deluxe every year: the Old 280 Boogie in the spring and the Fall Bo

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-20 11:55:00

Valley man charged in connection with death of Sylacauga man in Alex City

Nicholas Seth Harrison has been charged with capital murder in Alexander City in connection with the death of a Sylacauga man.Submitted photo SYLACAUGA -- A Valley man has been charged with capital murder in Tallapoosa County in connection with the death of a Sylacauga man. Nicholas Seth Harrison, 2

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-21 02:38:00

Sylacauga council includes 5 percent raise for all full-time employees in proposed budget

SYLACAUGA - Full-time municipal employees may see a little more cash in their pockets this fall. The City Council included a 5 percent cost of living adjustment for them in its proposed 2018 budget. All council members, Mayor Jim Heigl and department heads went over the budget with Patricia Carden,

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-21 00:11:00

Johnson enters guilty plea in Tallassee murder

WETUMPKA-A 19-year-old Elmore County man has pleaded guilty to murder in a December 2016 shooting in Tallassee. Malik Johnson entered a guilty plea to murder, courthouse records show. The state is recommending a 30 year sentence. Circuit Judge Sibley Reynolds will sentence Johnson on Oct. 26, record

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-19 18:28:52

When beer and live music don't mix: Alcohol gets club evicted from property

Britt Powell of the Powell Brothers gives a tour of the artwork in his new venue, Against the Grain, in Elmore County just outside of Wetumpka. Shannon Heupel/Advertiser Property owner's rules stated no alcohol allowed at all on site; Britt Powell looking to move his live music venue to Montgomery

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-19 14:30:01

MPD officer arrested, placed on leave

Here are the latest arrest mugshots provided by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty. Wochit A Montgomery police officer has been placed on leave after being arrested this past weekend. MPD Sgt. James Stewart was arrested in Wetumpka by Montgomery Co

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-19 15:26:46