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Talladega man charged with capital murder in Childersburg slaying

A Talladega man was being held without bond today after being charged with capital murder in Childersburg.Kev’vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, of Jackson Trace Circle, turned himself in Thursday evening, according to Childersburg Police Lt. Kevin Koss. He was denied bond Friday morning by Talladega County

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-08-17 20:13:00

Camp Hill man reported missing - The Alexander City Outlook

The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department is hoping the public can help it locate a missing man.Dwight Smith, 68, of Camp Hill has been missing since the weekend.“He was last seen at his Slaughters Crossing residence in Camp Hill 1 p.m. Sunday,” Sheriff Jimmy Abbett said. “His family reported him m

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-08-18 01:20:53

20-year-old shot in face; Talladega Sheriff’s Office investigating

The victim was walking along the 1400 block of Plantersville Road around 11 p.m. when a grey car drove by and someone inside it fired a shot at the victim, hitting him in the side of the face. No description of the shooter and no further description of the car were available today, Jones said.

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-08-17 21:27:00

Bon Aire woman charged with shooting into vehicle following altercation

A Bon Aire woman being held on bonds totaling $21,000 is charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle and carrying a pistol without a permit, according to Talladega County Chief Deputy Josh Tubbs.Morgan Connell Tice, 23, remained in the Talladega County Metro Jail Friday afternoon.+1

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-08-17 22:03:00

Authorities: Facebook post about gun-weilding man on Grist Mill Road partially true

Talladega County Sheriff’s deputies did investigate a report of a man standing on the side of Grist Mill Road earlier this month, but a social media post purporting to describe what happened is not entirely accurate, according to Chief Deputy Josh Tubbs.The author of the Facebook post says she was d

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-08-17 23:30:00

Talladega police seek help locating missing 62-year-old man

“She said he has a history of drug use and has been gone before, but never for this long,” Kelly said. He added that Jones may be headed toward Anniston.

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-08-16 23:49:00

ALERT: Man charged with sexually abusing several minors found guilty

Benjamin Allen Farris, 40, faces life in prison after being convicted of half a dozen sex offenses by a jury Thursday. He will be formally sentenced by Circuit Judge Bo Hollingsworth on Oct. 9.A Talladega County jury of eight men and four women deliberated a little over two hours before returning gu

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-08-16 20:14:00

STAYING HYDRATED: Childersburg, other local high school football teams staying busy at practice as season openers draw closer

CHILDERSBURG --Childersburg High School football player Christian Blair takes a drink during a water break at practice.Local football teams are busy getting ready for season openers next week. Childersburg will play its first game of 2018 at home next Friday night against Shelby County.

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-08-17 00:29:00

Man wanted in Childersburg homicide turns himself in

Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, turned himself in to authorities around 5 p.m. Thursday, officials said.

AL.COM - 2018-08-16 17:35:00

19-year-old wanted on murder charges in Talladega County

The man, 19-year-old Kev'vakius Jemison is accused of fatally shooting Homer Deshawn Calloway at his home in Childersburg on Aug. 4, said Chief of Police Richard McClelland.


Childersburg police search for man wanted for capital murder

Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, is a suspect in a homicide investigation that happened Saturday Aug. 11. Around 8:15 p.m., police responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of 4th Street South East. 35-year-old Homer Deshawn Calloway suffered a gunshot wound in his home and later died.


4 men jailed on meth trafficking charges after undercover drug sting in Shelby County

Desmond Corderro Bean, 30Antwaun Rashad Mann, 23Derry Karl Yowe, 33Steven Marcus Adams, 26


Jacksons Gap Town Council approves loan ordinance - The Alexander City Outlook

During the July 10 meeting, the council approved taking out a loan not to exceed $160,000 to purchase the former radio station building and redo the property with a new metal building to house the municipal court. Tuesday night, an ordinance was approved for the town to issue general obligation warr


Tractor Supply in Talladega will hold ‘Out Here With Animals' on Aug. 25

TALLADEGA --On Saturday, Aug. 25, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tractor Supply in Talladega will host animal adoptions and a pet supplies drive as part of “Out Here With Animals,” its monthlong event for animals of all kinds and the people who care for them, according to a press release.Community members a


Delta man killed in crash on Alabama 9

A Delta man died Monday afternoon in a crash on Alabama Highway 9 near Lineville, according to state troopers.Stephen Dwayne Green, 57, was traveling south near the 201 mile marker about 12 miles north of Lineville at 3:25 p.m. Monday when his 1999 Ford F-150 collided with a 2018 Dodge Ram headed no


57-year-old dies in two-vehicle Clay County crash

State Troopers say Stephen Dewayne Green, of Delta, was driving south on Hwy 9 when he collided with a driver traveling north. Green was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

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Talladega authorities searching for capital murder suspect

19-year-old Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison us accused of shooting and killing Honer Deshawn, of Childersburg, on August 4.

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Anniston firefighters douse burning trailer in Blue Mountain

Anniston firefighters put out a blaze that destroyed one trailer at a mobile home park in Blue Mountain Tuesday morning.Firefighters say that around 9:10 a.m. they were called to the Shady Grove trailer park on West 34thStreet, where the trailer at Lot No. 20 was in flames. Not long afterward, the f


2 Alabama cities on list of worst places to raise children

24/7 WallStreetlooked at a number of education, health and safety measures to determine where children face the greatest struggles. The ratings include information on preschool enrollment and high school graduation rates, as well as access to areas for physical activity and violent crime rates.


KIA, Georgia workers brace for impact of tariffs

The long-term effects of the tariffs are still unknown, but the uncertainty leaves many with concerns. Congressman Drew Ferguson explained to News 3 the importance of the auto industry on Georgia thanks to investments of "$2.9 billion in Georgia, creating over 69,000 jobs and providing over $4.1 bil