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Municipal offices in Pell City will close at 11 a.m. today

The city of Pell City has announced that all of its offices will close at 11 a.m. today due to the threat of inclement weather, according to a statement from City Manager Brian Muenger. Muenger said all essential personnel will remain to deal with any issues that arise from the winter storm.

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-16 16:25:00

Pell City area bracing for 2nd winter storm in last 5 weeks

TALLADEGA -- For the second time in just over a month, east Alabama is bracing for a winter storm. According to Nathan Owen, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Birmingham, the chance of snow was about 60 percent and rising early Monday evening. "As the Arctic cold front comes in, y

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-16 02:13:00

Talladega MLK Day Parade 2018 (photo gallery)

A special Martin Luther King Day Parade this afternoon followed this morning's Unity breakfast. The route began at the Standard Furniture parking lot and traveled down Battle Street, before ending at the Mabra Center on Martin Luther King Drive near Talladega College. "In the future we hope to have

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-15 20:24:00

Talladega's MLK Unity Breakfast, parade set for Monday

Monday, The Talladega County Democratic Conference will sponsor the annual Martin Luther King Unity Breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church Family Life Center, at 601 Scott St. in Talladega. Tracey Morant Adams, chief community development & corporate social Responsibility officer


Pregnant woman killed, daughter injured in crash

MOODY - An Alabama police department is investigating a head-on collision that killed a woman who was pregnant and injured her 4-year-old daughter. WBRC-TV reports the crash happened Thursday in the city of Moody on Whites Chapel Parkway near Chapel Circle. Details of how the accident happened had


City celebrates MLK Day with parade, program

Monday was a day of celebration in Alexander City, as local citizens came together to remember the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Beginning with a parade through town, followed by a special program at the Stephens Elementary School gymnasium, public officials gathered with members of th

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-01-16 08:18:49

ACPD makes arrest in statutory rape case

Myles Dashawn Whetstone has been arrested for statutory rape. According to Alexander City Police Chief Jay Turner, Whetstone, 19, of Alexander City turned himself into the Alexander City Police Department Tuesday. Turner was not able to say much about the incident leading to Whetstone's charge of st


Events planned to honor MLK, other leaders

Monday is the official observance of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. The civil rights leader was born Jan. 15, 1929, and died April 4, 1968. Here's a look at key events in Tuscaloosa's recognition of the King holiday. The Realizing the Dream concert featuring gospel duo Mary Mary will b


Merrimack Valley celebrates King's values

ANDOVER - As the local community gathered to celebrate and honor the work of Martin Luther King, Jr., many of the sentiments preached by King were said to be just as relevant today as they were in the 1960s. The Merrimack Valley Branch of the NAACP held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Br

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 23:07:31

Silke's view: Don't wait to set up emergency measures for PI

The dune damage on Plum Island since the recent storm is extensive. The high-water mark reached to within three feet of the off-ramp to the boardwalk at the North Point parking lot - about 30 feet closer than any high tides before the storm. Right before the storm, the highest dune to the left of th

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

NH Lottery: $560M Powerball jackpot winner has yet to claim prize

The identity of New Hampshire's latest Powerball jackpot winner remains a mystery. The winning ticket - worth $560 million, the seventh-highest mark in lottery history -- was sold earlier this month at Reed's Ferry Market in Merrimack. The winning ticket was the only one sold in the country. Lottery

WMUR.COM - 2018-01-16 18:25:00

Former lawyer caught in meth net

A police effort to address a plague of crystal methamphetamine use in Merrimack has resulted in an early arrest - former criminal defense lawyer and convicted meth dealer Paul Bennett. Bennett was arrested Thursday after allegedly selling a gram of methamphetamine to a confidential informant at the

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-16 05:46:00

Litchfield voters to consider expanding kindergarten

LITCHFIELD - Voters will decide whether full-day kindergarten will be implemented this fall in Litchfield. A warrant article is being proposed that will ask voters to approve nearly $520,000 to expand the kindergarten program at Griffin Memorial Elementary School from a half-day program to a full-da

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-16 05:46:00

Litchfield budget committee opposes $5.5 million bond for fire station

LITCHFIELD - The town's budget committee is not supporting a proposed $5.5 million bond for a new fire station. On Thursday, the committee voted not to recommended the project with one member in favor of the bond and seven in opposition. A warrant article was proposed for the March ballot asking vot

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-16 05:46:00

Firefighters visit repair shop twice to knock down blaze

LONDONDERRY - Firefighters were called to L-Town Garage on Rockingham Road twice within several hours to knock down "a labor intensive fire" this week, according to Londonderry Battalion Chief Jim Roger. An initial call for smoke coming from the building came in Monday night about 10:45 p.m., Roger

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 21:08:18

Car Thief Wearing Shoes on the Wrong Feet Trips Up Escape Twice, Police Say

Written by NH1 News on January 16, 2018 2:45 pm. TYNGSBOROUGH, Massachusetts - Officers smashed a passenger window of a stolen vehicle to stop a Nashua woman wearing shoes on the wrong feet from driving off and hitting one of them, police said. At 12:54 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to Danforth

NH1.COM - 2018-01-16 22:45:00

Man Fatally Shot By Police Identified As 27-Year-Old Sj Resident

Bay City News Service Published 9:16 am, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 SAN JOSE (BCN) An armed man who was shot by San Jose police at the Metcalf Energy Center last week was identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office as 27-year-old San Jose resident Thompson Nguyen. Nguyen was kille

SFGATE - 2018-01-16 17:16:00

San Jose Woman Dies Two Days After Being Diagnosed With Flu

Katie Oxley Thomas' official cause of death was sepsis, her boyfriend said, adding, "From the time I took her to the hospital to the time she passed was about 18 hours." This flu season is turning out to be among the deadliest in California. One of the 40 lives it has claimed was that of a San Jose

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-01-16 01:01:41

Flu kills San Jose mom, 40, who liked to run marathons

A 40-year-old San Jose mother of three died only two days after coming down with the flu, according to news reports. A service attended by 500 mourners was held over the weekend for Katie Denise Oxley Thomas, one of 42 Californians under 65 who have died from the disease since flu season began Oct.

SFGATE - 2018-01-15 23:02:00

San Jose: Arrest of adult-teen robbery crew highlights new wave of 'gang' crimes

SAN JOSE - A robbery crew made up mostly of teenagers has been arrested in connection with at least 30 robberies and carjackings in San Jose dating back to last spring, and is being treated as a gang despite having no conventional gang ties, authorities said. Seven adults and five juveniles - most o

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-16 22:02:49