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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

Man arrested on drug charges while trying to go through security check Talladega Municipal Court

TALLADEGA -- A man was arrested on felony drug charges Tuesday evening after coming to Talladega Municipal Court to answer misdemeanor charges. Joshua Cofer, 38, was arrested after something in his pocket set off the metal detector at the entrance to the courtroom, according to Talladega County Drug

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-21 00:29:00

1-vehicle accident damages power pole in Talladega, no one injured

A one-vehicle accident on East Street North in Talladega on Thursday afternoon seriously damaged a car and a power pole but did not result in any injuries. The Talladega Police and Fire departments and Alabama Power responded. A one-vehicle accident on East Street North in Talladega on Thursday afte

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 02:10:00

Talladega mayor proclaims Monday as Family Day in City

TALLADEGA -- Gov. Kay Ivey and other state and local leaders, including Talladega Mayor Jerry Cooper, have joined together in proclaiming Family Day on Monday and Family Week from Sunday through Saturday. The events are sponsored by the Alabama Family Rights Association (ALFRA) and the Exchange Club

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 00:05:00

All sides optimistic in regards to Talladega council's appropriation to school system

The Talladega City Council's recent discussion of an appropriation to the City Board of Education has left people on both sides optimistic. In recent years, the council has given the schools two appropriations of $45,000 each; one provided matching funds for the pre-K program, and the other funded d

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 01:35:00

Author David Alsobrook researches Eufaula's Lost Cotton Mill Village, influence of Comer family

SYLACAUGA - David Alsobrook shared with an audience some of the stories he discovered while researching his book, "Southside: Eufaula's Lost Cotton Mill Village and Its People," on Wednesday at the brown bag adult lecture series "Time Slips Away" at B.B. Comer Library. The mill in Eufaula was owned

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 00:44:00

Sylacauga Young Professionals donate $1,000 to Care House

SYLACAUGA -- The Sylacauga Young Professionals (SYP) group donated $1,000 to Sylacauga Care House. The group raised the money at a shrimp boil fundraiser. Sylacauga Care House is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving people in the Sylacauga area that need assistance obtaining food and clothi

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 00:18:00

Eden Elementary recognizes students for displaying Core Essential Value for August

Eden Elementary School in Pell City would like to recognize the following students for displaying the Core Essential Value for August, which was RESPECT. Congratulations to Kynslie Cook, Izabella Pacheco, Colton Rich, Tagen Tucker, Emmalyn Houchins, Christopher Moore, Aubrie Jenkins, Bradley Bowlin,

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-21 21:44:00

Fight over labeling of 'flushable' wipes headed to federal court

WASHINGTON - The question of whether flushable wipes - used by potty-training toddlers and people looking beyond traditional toilet paper - are clogging sewer systems will be hashed out in federal court, where a manufacturer has sued the District of Columbia over a new city law regulating when such

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:30:00

The Oklahoma priest who could become the first American-born man to be canonized a saint

A priest from Okarche, Oklahoma, a very small town perhaps most famous for the succulent fried chicken at Eischen's Bar, could help to revitalize the U.S. Catholic Church as the first man and first priest born in this country to be canonized a saint. Perhaps an unlikely candidate to spur such a mome

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:55:00

The great Pennsylvania pumpkin sale: Auction to sell tens of thousands by Halloween

MIFFLINBURG, Pa.- The "Great Pumpkin" of "Peanuts" comic strip fame was nowhere to be found, but characterizing the Buffalo Valley Produce Auction as a great pumpkin auction is no cartoonish stretch. The auction - designed for sales to retailers but open to the general public - sold some 150,000 pum

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:30:00

Your Social Security number may not be secure. But how could we replace it?

They're supposed to be the nine most closely guarded numbers in your life. But with an ever-growing number of companies asking for Social Security numbers - and then hit by cyber breaches exposing them - experts say the Social Security number is clearly a flawed way to accurately identify someone. I

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:24:00

Hawaii prepares for nuclear attack, trying not to scare the daylights out of residents and tourists

HONOLULU - As North Korean missiles soar over the Pacific and seismographs keep vigil for tremors in the vicinity of Pyongyang, officials in Hawaii are doing what they must: preparing for the possibility of a nuclear attack. But it's a delicate task, especially when word gets out, as it did this wee

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 15:45:00

Irma's Georgia damage assessments underway

ATLANTA - Astrid Palomares boarded up her Colquitt County home, stocked up on bottled water and food, and awaited Irma's fury. So when Hurricane Irma weakened to a tropical storm before thrashing its way through southwest Georgia, the Norman Park woman was relieved. But that relief soon morphed into

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:20:00

St. Clair Extension to Host Blue & White Prostate & Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon

Currently, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the two most prevalent types of cancer in St. Clair County just under breast cancer are prostate and lung cancer. The CDC sites prostate cancer as being the most common, non-skin cancer among American men followed by lung cancer which is

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:58:00

Five indicted for allegedly defrauding Dolly Parton's foundation

Last year, Dolly Parton set up a foundation to help people who lost their homes in the wildfires that ravaged Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and her beloved Smokey Mountains. Her charity has already handed out $9 million to the fire victims. But now, five people have been indicted after being caught in an e

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:45:00

Woman asked to leave Texas high school football game over KKK shirt

School administrators earlier this month asked a woman to leave a Texas high school football game after she refused to cover up her t-shirt, which bore an image of a Ku Klux Klan member alongside the words "Fetch the rope." Officials in Quinlan, Texas, said the woman was attending a Sept. 8 football

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:10:00

After Harvey and Irma, flood-damaged cars could flood car-sales market

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, used car buyers across the country should be on high alert for deals that seem "too good to be true." According to Carfax Public Relations Manager Christopher Basso, almost half of flood-damaged vehicles return to the road in one form or another. Considerin

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 19:05:00

Indiana man builds more than 800 water pumps for South American villages

LOGANSPORT, Ind. - Ben Yantis has made more than 800 hand water pumps based off his design over the past 15 years for villages of a South American country to get clean water. The 80-year-old Indiana resident isn't planning on stopping anytime soon. His water pump deliveries are just one part of his

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:00:00

Puerto Rico entirely without power as Hurricane Maria hammers island

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria delivered a destructive full-body blow to this U.S. territory on Wednesday, ripping off metal roofs, generating terrifying and potentially lethal flash floods, knocking out 100 percent of the island's electrical grid, and decimating some communities. With sust

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:20:00