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Repairs to soon begin to Marshall County roadway damaged by Christmas Day 2015 flooding

GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A road in Marshall County that washed out during a Christmas Day flood more than three years ago is finally getting repaired. The county commission approved the nearly 280-thousand dollar grant this week to make the repairs on Aldridge Gap Road happen.


PREP BASKETBALL: Holly Pond falls to Westminster Christian 70-44 in Northwest Regional

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Holly Pond faced the second-ranked ranked Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats in the sweet 16 round of the Northwest Regional Saturday night and the Broncos found themselves in a deep hole early. The Wildcats jumped out to a double-digit lead almost immediately and never looked


Sunday Morning Quick Update on the Alabama Weather Situation

Lots to talk about in the video this morning, so expect it around 7:45 a.m. But a quick update as of 7 a.m. to start your day:. A few light showers are falling across North Alabama this morning. Temperatures up north are near 50Fs. Across the I-20 Corridor, they are in the 50s, having risen during t


Alabama man among five killed during Illinois warehouse shooting

An Alabama man was one of five people killed by a recently fired co-worker in an Aurora, Ill. warehouse shooting Friday. Aurora police say Gary Martin, 45, killed five Henry Pratt Company employees with a handgun and then shot five police officers as they swarmed the building. The shooting ended aft


Alabama Supreme Court Grants Attorney General Steve Marshall's Request to Stay

Montgomery, AL - Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday that the Alabama Supreme Court has granted the State of Alabama’s motion to stay a recent Jefferson County Circuit Court judgment that declared the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 to be unconstitutional.


$100K in drugs found during Marshall County traffic stop, deputies say

MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office reports that a traffic stop in the Grant area yielded a drug trafficking bust. Deputies say they noticed a powdery substance on an occupant’s shirt. She was identified as Destiny Nicole McClendon. A narcotics agent was called in.


Marshall County has plans to build county-run animal shelter

In the next year, the Marshall County Commission chairman, James Hutcheson, hopes crews will break ground on a county animal shelter. Right now, the area doesn't have a county-run facility, but animal advocates hope they're a part of the planning process.


Several local law enforcement agencies warn against wanted Alabama suspect believed to be armed and dangerous

SAMSON, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Law enforcement agencies in our area are sharing photos of a wanted suspect out of Alabama who is believed to be armed and dangerous. The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) sent out a release Saturday after a woman died from what is believed to be a gunshot wound.


This Week Is Severe Weather Awareness Week In Alabama

This week officially kicks off Alabama Severe Weather Awareness Week as declared by Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey. The Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency and other supporting organizations want to make sure you are prepared for severe weather. Advance planning and increased awareness will help


William Shatner, Alabama's Jeff Cook perform at Opry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- William Shatner made his debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry alongside Jeff Cook of Alabama. Shatner and Cook performed the title track from their country album "Why Not Me"on Friday night.


Alabama woman who fatally stabbed boyfriend denied case review

Vegas Contorno, of Autauga, who was convicted of manslaughter in 2017 for fatally stabbing her boyfriend, was denied by the Alabama Supreme Court to review her conviction. Contorno’s attorneys have been fighting through appeals court since 2017.


Equipment upgrades approved for the Marshall Co. Sheriff's Office

On Wednesday, the Marshall County commission approved new purchases that could end up costing the county almost $300,000. The funds will go towards new equipment, vehicles and software. County officials say the sheriff's office has needed this for a long time.


A Look At The Flooding Potential Ahead For Alabama

An extended period of unsettled weather is ahead for Alabama, with potential for flash flooding and longer term river flooding in the days ahead. The combination of high precipitable water values (very moist air), a deep upper trough to the west, and a surface front oscillating through the region wi


Marshall County Commission shows support for hike in state gas tax

The Marshall County Commission is the latest in North Alabama to show support for a hike in the state gas tax. If it passes, residents could see a 6 to 10 cent increase. The issue will dominate the legislative session that starts in less than a month.


Up to 8 inches of rain possible in parts of Alabama next week

The forecast hasn't changed much: Parts of Alabama are in line to get a lot of rain. Possibly as much as 8 inches in spots through next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday continued to highlight the potential for flooding by next week -- both in urban areas and near rivers.


Cullman Co. native confirmed to be victim in Illinois mass shooting

CULLMAN COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - According to multiple sources, one of the victims shot and killed at a manufacturing facility west of Chicago Friday afternoon is originally from Cullman County.


NORTHWEST REGIONAL TOURNAMENT: Lady Broncos close season with 47-32 loss to Lauderdale County

HANCEVILLE — Holly Pond's varsity girls saw their season come to an end Saturday night at Wallace State's Tom Drake Coliseum, falling 47-32 to Lauderdale County in the Class 3A Northwest Regional Basketball Tournament.


Man struck, killed by vehicle on Highway 11 in Attalla

A man was struck by a vehicle and killed Friday evening on Alabama Highway 77 in Attalla, according to Attalla Police Chief Dennis Walker. The man's name has not been released because his next of kin has not been notified.


Alabama’s Eight Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

Alabama’s eighth severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, and ends at midnight, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, allowing Alabama shoppers to stock up tax free on common supplies costing less than $60 that every home and business needs to prepare for a natural


Peek wins area titles as player, coach for CHS

Crossville varsity boys basketball coach Jake Peek’s maternal grandfather, Tommy Griffin, helped build the old CHS gym, which opened in 1951. Tommy was also a member of the 1951-52 squad, the first to play in the facility.