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New School Named Transfer Option For Alabama QB Jalen Hurts
This weekend was a big one for Jalen Hurts, as the Alabama quarterback graduated from school. He got a raucous ovation as he walked across the stage. Hurts, Alabama’s starting quarterback in 2016 and ’17, became the backup this past season. Tua Tagovailoa took over the starting gig in the national t
Roads closing this week on University of Alabama campus
Sections of Paul W. Bryant Drive, University Boulevard and Seventh Avenue on the University of Alabama campus will close this week as work begins on construction projects during the winter break.
UPDATE: Talladega police report teen runaway found safe (free content)
TALLADEGA -- Talladega police are asking for help in locating a runaway who has been gone since Thursday afternoon. Richard Carter IV is described as a 14-year-old white male standing 6-feet-1-inch tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black Alabama jacket, blue jeans and bl
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama associates donate more than 8,300 toys, food items to agencies in 5 counties (with photos)
LINCOLN -- Honda Manufacturing of Alabama associates gather toys and food items annually to donate to local agencies and food banks for Christmas. This year, associates provided 8,320 toys and food items, which is a record. The donations go to agencies in five counties, including Talladega and St. C
Trussville area man wanted on felony identity theft charge
JEFFERSON COUNTY — Joshua Ray Baker is wanted in Jefferson County on felony warrants charging him with identity theft and four counts of forgery in the third degree. His last known address is in the 200 block of Bill Smith Road in the Trussville area.
Judge Julian King honored by friends, family, colleagues during retirement party Friday
TALLADEGA COUNTY -- Friends, family members, colleagues, well-wishers and just about anyone who has practiced law in Talladega County in the last few decades came out Friday afternoon for Circuit Judge Julian King’s retirement party.
Double fatality in Birmingham train crash
BIRMIGHAM – Two people are dead following a collision between a train and vehicle in Birmingham on Saturday, according to WIAT. WIAT has reported that the accident occurred at 6:01 p.m. at a location of 17th Street SW and 17 Place. A male and a female were thrown out of the vehicle, upon its impact
Teen missing in Trussville, mother ask for help locating him
TRUSSVILLE — A Trussville mother is asking for help in locating her 15-year-old son. “Cameron, my son, has been missing over 24 hours,” Kristin Kelly said via social media. “We have filed a missing persons report, but if anyone sees him please contact me, Cory, Trussville Police Department, or Jeffe
Lincoln's Kristen Woods, Sylacauga's Aaliyah Carter share All-Talladega County 4A-5A Player of Year honor
The 2018 season was a historic one for the Lincoln High School volleyball team. The Lady Golden Bears went 37-17. The 37 wins were the second most in school history (38 in 2010), and this was also Lincoln’s straight season with 30 or more.
Alabama elementary school bus driver buys McDonald’s breakfast for students when ice delays school opening
One generous Alabama school bus driver has gone viral for purchasing 50 McDonald’s breakfast biscuits for his elementary school students when icy roads delayed the school’s opening, so that the youngsters would not go hungry in class.
Nebraska trying desperately to stop top recruit from heading to Alabama
When Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide are coming after a player, you know he’s good. When you’re the coach of a rival team, though, having Saban in the mix is terrifying.
Look Back ... to the new owner of an historic Anniston home, 1993
Dec. 15, 1943, in The Star: The Christmas holiday break will commence for Anniston and Calhoun County schools at the end of the instructional day on Friday, Dec. 17, and classes will resume on Dec. 29 (county schools) or on Jan. 3 (city schools). It’s expected that the full week before Christmas wil
Jalen Hurts draws standing ovation at Alabama graduation (Video)
It’s highly unlikely that Jalen Hurts will be starting under center for the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff game against Oklahoma, now that Tua Tagovailoa has been practicing and appears to be getting healthy, but he’s still provided the team with plenty of big-time throws and strong
Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
New Injury Update For Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa
Alabama is gearing up for yet another College Football Playoff appearance. The Tide kicked off practice this week and there was a significant update that came out of the media availability.
Man dies after falling through roof of building in Sylacauga
SYLACAUGA -- A contract worker died after apparently falling through the roof of the old Food World building in Sylacauga on Wednesday morning. According to Talladega County Coroner Shaddix Murphy, the man was identified as Gary Duane Smart, 37, of Jemison.
8 from Daily Home’s coverage area make USA President’s Scholars List
The University of South Alabama has announced 992 students, including seven from St. Clair County and one from Talladega County, have been recognized on the President’s Scholars List for the 2018 spring semester.
Birmingham shooting classified as justifiable
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives have received a ruling in connection with a homicide investigation. The ruling will cause investigators to reclassify the investigation. The incident occurred on Nov. 22 around 8:15 p.m.
Victim of jail attack ‘waiting to die,’ according to family
An inmate from the Anniston County Jail who was attacked last weekend is “on his deathbed,” according to family. John Langston, 75, of Anniston, was transported to UAB Hospital Saturday after an assault severe enough to leave him with bleeding on and in his brain and several broken ribs. His sister,
TC Central boys hold off rival Winterboro
HOWELL’S COVE -- Talladega County Central High School’s boys basketball team held on to defeat rival Winterboro 64-60 in Clarence Marble Gymnasium on Friday night. “The game took a lot of turns,” TC Central head coach Acardia Garrett said. “The game had a lot (momentum shifts) to it. It didn’t go ba