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Bond reduction denied for suspect in brutal stabbing death of beloved coach

The suspect jailed in last month's brutal slaying of a beloved St. Clair County coach and librarian was denied his request for a bond reduction. Lawyers for D'Kota Chance Griffin, 27, argued that the Lineville man is not a flight risk, has family to live with and has no significant criminal history,

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 18:32:08

New science tool will help you catch more fish

We've got a new tool to understand what's going on in Mobile Bay on an hour to hour basis, and it should be a boon to fishermen of all stripes. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a new salinity modeling app that you can access online, even on your smart phone. It is cal

AL.COM - 2017-09-20 14:45:14

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

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

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

AIDB offering community sign language fall courses

American Sign Language fall courses are being offered now until Tuesday, Oct. 24, by the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind. There are four different levels of language courses available, including ASL I through IV. Classes meet each Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the E.H. Gentry Campus at 1105 Fo

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-20 18:29:00

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

Blue grass band to help Talladega Creek Baptist Church celebrate homecoming

TALLADEGA -- The Talladega Creek Baptist Church will celebrate its 75thAnniversary next Sunday, Oct. 1, with a special Homecoming event. "It's a big celebration," said Brother Wesley Johnson, pastor of Talladega Creek Baptist Church. He said the Rev. Trull Hill of Eastaboga will be the guest speaker

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 17:26:00

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

Large marijuana operation shut down

LEVEN'S CHAPEL--On Friday morning of last week, members of Randolph County Sheriff's Department, Wedowee Police Department, Roanoke Police Department, Alabama Game and Fish, Alabama Marine Police, Chambers County Drug Task Force and Emergency Medical Transport assisted Randolph County Narcotics Unit

RANDOLPH LEADER - 2017-09-20 17:06:00

Residents invited to view new hospital

WEDOWEE--After more than a year of construction, Randolph County's new hospital is ready to welcome the community. Tanner Health System will host a public open house at the new hospital facility on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The hospital is located at 1032 S. Main St. in Wedowee, adj

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

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

9/11 victims honored during remembrance event in Talladega on Wednesday

TALLADEGA -- Sixteen years and nine days after the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, people came out to the north side of the Talladega County Courthouse to pray and remember the individuals who lost their lives that day. The observance had originally been scheduled for the anniversary of the

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-21 02:23:00

Talladega City, chamber collect 2,000 pounds of food, supplies for animals displaced by Hurricane Harvey

From left, Talladega City Manager Patrick Bryant, Animal Control and Public Works Director Karen Phillips and Director of the Greater Talladega and Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce Jason Daves stand in front of a city vehicle loaded down with nearly 2,000 pounds of dog and cat food donated by local

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 23:43:00

Talladega's Heritage Hall hosts 'Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama' exhibit (photos)

TALLADEGA -- Heritage Hall Museum in Talladega is showcasing the "Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama" as its newest exhibit. Art enthusiasts, or those seeking inspiration, have from now until Friday, Oct. 13, to view this year's collection. "The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama is an annual show for s

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 21:12:00

Charges now capital murder for suspected killer

A Valley man saw charges against him upgraded to capital murder for shooting and killing a man as he drove down Highway 280 Tuesday night and Alexander City Police Chief Jay Turner said there could be additional charges coming in the case. Turner said Nicholas Seth Harrison, 21, of Valley has now be

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

Neighbors receives Beta Sigma Phi's highest honor

Jessie L. Neighbors of Wetumpka was presented the International Award of Distinction by Beta Sigma Phi women's service sorority in a Saturday afternoon ceremony at the First Presbyterian Church of Wetumpka. The award is the single highest honor that Beta Sigma Phi bestows upon a member. "I found out

WETUMPKA HERALD - 2017-09-21 22:34:57