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Marshall Drug Task Force makes possibly largest heroin bust in county history
BOAZ, AL (WAFF) - It's being called the largest heroin bust in Marshall County.A Boaz woman has been charged and drug agents say she had enough drugs to intoxicate thousands of people.Drug agents hit it big after a simple traffic stop but that led them to even so much more.(Source: WAFF)It started w
Simmons twins are Albertville standout students
The Reporter’s first “stand-out student” could be said to be doubly outstanding, because it is actually twins, and they were nominated by Kelleybrooke Brown, drama teacher and director at Albertville City Schools.“My choice for ‘Stand-out Students’ happens to be a set of fraternal twins from Albertv
Marshall County's McBrayer brings home award following conference
Hunter McBrayer of Boaz in Marshall County was named a finalist in the statewide Young Farmers Discussion Meet at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 46th Commodity Producers Conference in Montgomery Aug. 4. The Final Four will compete at the Federation’s annual meeting in December, where the winner wi
Snead 4-way stop to be expanded
Snead Mayor La’Shone Price said the state plans to widen the four-way stop, create three lanes of traffic and put in turn lanes – but no traffic lights. Although he would like to eventually see a signal installed, Price said ALDOT didn’t approve.
Alabama moonshine raids through the decades: 81 years of lawmen battling bootleggers
Alabama implemented statewideprohibition in 1915, five years before the entire nation went dry, and remained dryfor four years after national Prohibition ended in 1933.
High School Football Two-A-Days: Gadsden City Titans
GADSDEN, Ala. (WIAT) -- The high school football season begins this week, and Gadsden City will kick off a rekindled rivalry against cross-town foe, Etowah, on Thursday. The Titans are led by Coach Bart Sessions who is entering his second season at the helm.
Gadsden man arrested, suspected of trafficking drugs
Pierre Stephone Peoples, 32, is charged with trafficking methamphetamine and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, police documents state.
Geraldine’s new wastewater treatment plant attracting new businesses
GERALDINE, AL (WAFF) - Phillip Dooley, owner of the new Frothy Dog coffee shop off Highway 75 in Geraldine, says having the town’s first wastewater treatment plant up and running influenced their decision to open up this summer.“We knew with a sewer system coming in that a lot of businesses require
Gadsden man charged with possessing child pornography, officials say
Bryon Matthew Sharit, 44, was arrested Aug. 15 by investigators. He has been charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography, investigator Adam Chapman said.
Caught on camera: Drug addict steals donations meant for 7-year-old’s funeral
Tammy Crews, 46, is being held on a $10,000 bond for a charge of felony grand theft. (Source: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office/WJXT/CNN)
Fire at large aluminum smelting plant in Steele, AL
Steele, Ala —Steele Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the area of Steele Station road at Real Alloy Saturday afternoon.The fire was at a large aluminum smelting plant and was initially reported as very dangerous.Everyone got out safely and no injuries were reported. All hazmat items w
Missing Guntersville woman’s mother speaks
Kendra Rae Bayless disappeared right after being hospitalized for a physical assault. Her mother, who lives in California, spoke exclusively with WAFF 48 News about her daughter’s disappearance for the first time.
Arab man charged with capital murder
Zachary Phillips, 23, of Arab, and Kristen Gullion, 30, of Cullman, were taken into custody Friday.
Boaz Sunday sales election Tuesday
The City of Boaz must decide whether or not it should continue to stay “dry” on Sundays.On Tuesday, Aug. 21, residents have been given the opportunity to vote for, or against, future alcohol sales on Sundays. Boaz Mayor David Dyar thought the special election was needed in order to let the community
BBQ restaurant opens in Attalla
The business’s owners Craig Cantrell and Steve Cole met at work, where they took lunch breaks at the same time. When Cantrell asked Cole about welding him a grill, the two began talking about smoking meat and discovered that they both dreamed of owning a small barbeque restaurant. Cole found a build
Man charged for 10 grams of heroin in car
Arab police found another large amount of heroin Monday.The drug is becoming more prevalent in Arab.Jacob Michael Couch, 25, of Fry Gap Road was arrested for drug trafficking, illegal possession of prescription drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Gridiron History - Guntersville's First Win Over Albertville
Short words they are, sweet and euphonious to the ears of some, while harsh and packed with a fateful import for others. And thereby hangs a tale.
Gadsden man facing 10 counts of possession of child pornography
A 44-year-old Gadsden man was arrested on August 15, 2018 for possession of child pornography, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.
12 injured--3 seriously--in 'freak' tent collapse accident in Blount County
HAYDEN, Ala. (WIAT) -- 12 people were injured, including three with injuries to their head and back that are considered serious--at an annual dinner Thursday evening with shareholders with Traditions Bank at Traditions Park in Blount County.
Police Report for Aug. 17
A Kay Boulevard resident reported a burglary between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, resulting in the theft of an Xbox One gaming system and 50 games, a 9 mm Taurus pistol and a tablet device.