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Fairhope Church offers fellowship, food on Thanksgiving

Continuing in the spirit of Thanksgiving spirit and fellowship, Fairhope United Methodist Church once again spent the day giving out a holiday meal to those who may otherwise have gone without. Dozens of volunteers spent the day cooking and serving food donated by the congregation. Volunteers began

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2017-11-24 02:07:00

Small-town girl from Alabama expands her horizons, puts up her dukes on MTV's 'Floribama Shore'

She's good with her fists. She knows how to pray. And she can shotgun a beer with the best of 'em. Say hello to Aimee Hall, the Alabama gal on "Floribama Shore." Hall, 25, from Perdido, is one of eight cast members on MTV's new reality series, a "Jersey Shore" reboot that makes its debut on Nov. 2


Sea Turtle Released in Orange Beach After 4 Month Rehabilitation

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) - Monday morning was full of cheer on the shores of Orange Beach when a creature of the sea was returned to it's home. Guill, an endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle, was released into the Gulf of Mexico near the Perdido Pass bridge. Guill was found barely clinging to life o


Work to resume soon on Causeway water main repair

In an aerial view provided by the Mobile Area Water and Sewer System, materials for a water main repair lie alongside the Causeway. (Courtesy of MAWSS) As the one-year anniversary of a major Causeway water main break approaches, Mobile's water service says work on a permanent fix is about to resume

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 17:58:30

Spanish Fort Mayor Speaks on Confederate Flag

SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WKRG) - The use of the confederate flag continues to be a divisive issue across the south. Spanish Fort is the latest city to receive criticism. The Baldwin County NAACP wants a confederate flag flying above city hall to come down. Mayor McMillan says that flag will come down, bu


Spanish Fort Town Center adding major office space

Stirling Properties recently announced pre-leasing availability for new office space within a proposed two-story, 44,000-square-foot office complex under construction at Spanish Fort Town Center. The offices will be situated along Bass Pro Drive on the east side of the center. Stirling Properties ha

LAGNIAPPEMOBILE - 2017-11-22 15:01:07

Daphne votes down city school system in 5-2 vote

Joe Davis says all members of the Daphne City Council care about the education of the city's children. They just share different visions on how to accomplish that mission. In Monday's meeting only two council members, Robin LeJeune and Doug Goodlin, voted to pay $30,000 for the second half of a stud


Capital murder arrests - Three charged in August shooting

Two men - one already behind bars on a murder charge, the other in jail on burglary charges - and a juvenile have been charged in the violent August home invasion that resulted in the death of 56-year-old Robert Kennedy. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced last week that APD investigators had


Veterans' Services director makes plea to Chicopee Chamber

CHICOPEE - The new director of Veterans' Services for the city appealed to members of the Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce to collaborate with her department to assist the city's vets. Stephanie Shaw, who was appointed to the position four months ago, spoke at the Salute Breakfast on Nov. 15. Sh


Missing votes counted | Some Boaz votes left out of tabulation

An undiagnosed issue with a voting machine thumb drive has forced Marshall County Probate Judge Tim Mitchell to recalculate the results of the Aug. 15 special primary election. Susan McKenney, chairman of the Marshall County Democratic Executive Committee, said she noticed a discrepancy in the total

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Boaz BOE approves Foster Care Plan

The Boaz City School Board of Education approved the system's Foster Care Plan at its recent meeting. According to Boaz Federal Programs Director Margaret Mastin, the plan, required by the state, ensures equal education opportunities for students under foster care. "This is just a way to protect the

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-22 21:43:00

Boaz woman died in massive house fire in the Aroney community

ARONEY, Ala. - A house fire in the community of Aroney led to the death of an elderly woman. Family around the home on County Road 386 in the Aroney community alerted police to the fire around 9 a.m. and five different agencies responded to the call. "We were advised of the possibility of an elderly


Working the holidays: first responders say community support means a lot when duty calls

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - First responders don't always get to spend the Thanksgiving holiday eating turkey with their families, but they'll tell you they have their own reason to be thankful. Lieutenant Brandon Creel works for Guntersville Fire and Rescue. "I've been in the fire service for 18 years," h

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-24 04:20:13

Outdoors Notebook: Hunting Seasons and more

Nov.18-Feb. 10: Gun season for deer, all zones. See www.outdooralabama.com for details. Nov. 18-Jan. 15: Dove season Phase 3. Nov. 18-30: Fall Turkey Season, Zone 4, also Dec. 16-Jan. 4. Nov. 18: American Bass Fishing Tour event at Guntersville out of Goose Pond; http://www.drawtrail.com/2018DivPage

AL.COM - 2017-11-24 07:04:25

Special events during Small Business Saturday

With Black Friday pouring from its 24-hour confines into nearly a week of sales stampedes, one can be forgiven for ducking the whole thing to pick at leftovers at home. Fortunately, this weekend's Small Business Saturday event offers a more casual, community-based option, for those who want deals bu

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-24 02:06:37

Humane Society hosts Black Furday, adoption discounts

It's easier every year to have a cynical reaction to Black Friday sales, but even the most jaded will agree: "Black Furday" is a charming concept. Gadsden's Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center holds their special "sale" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at 4200 Brooke Ave., with discounted ado

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-24 02:05:46

JOHN F. FLOYD: Renewable energy grows, but still has limitations

There is no doubt power generated by renewables is growing, and nowhere more than the Lone Star State of Texas. Texas, long known for its romance with oil and gas, is leading the nation in energy generated by solar power. Even though fracking has opened up new and massive reserves of oil in Texas, s

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-24 06:01:00

Two stolen vehicles lead to two arrests in Kanawha County

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A sharp eye from a Kanawha County Deputy may leave a man facing charges related to two stolen vehicles. Thursday morning a deputy spotted a vehicle that had been reported stolen from South Charleston, a 2016 Buick Encore in the 400 block of Hampshire Drive in Jeffers

WSAZ - 2017-11-24 07:07:00

Charleston doughnut trailer adds hype to Appalachian flavors

The Associated Press CHARLESTON - Is it presumptuous to say a couple selling doughnuts out of a 1960s trailer can grow the local economy? Probably. But Charleston natives Stephanie and Josh Woody might be on to something. Recently the couple debuted "Vandalia Donut Company" - a 6-foot-by-10-foot hyp

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-24 05:01:01

Deputies ask for help in locating missing teen from South Charleston

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies are asking for help in locating a teenager missing from South Charleston. Brooke Naomi Mallory is 15 years old. She was last seen November 10. Deputies say her family is concerned because no one has heard from her since and they d