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The side of Mayor Bell no one else sees

On March 22, 2013, my family's life changed dramatically for the worse. Our son, Luke, tragically passed away at the Birmingham, AL airport. My wife, Heather and two of our other sons were trapped under a flight information board that had fallen along with Luke. This was the worse day of my life. A

AL.COM - 2017-09-20 21:34:45

Man's body found in airport parking lot 8 months after death

KANSAS CITY, MO (WDAF/CNN) - A family is mourning the loss of a loved one who had missing for nearly a year. Kansas City police said they found Randy Potter's decomposed body in his vehicle eight months after he disappeared. Potter's family insists investigators dropped the ball. "Emotionally it's b

WSFA - 2017-09-19 15:51:19

NW-SCC plans forklift safety class

A Counterbalanced Sit-Down Forklift Safety Class will be conducted by AIDT on the Phil Campbell campus of Northwest-Shoals Community College. The course, according to instructor Michael Reaves, is part of an effort to increase workforce readiness among local students as well as the under-employed. "

FRANKLIN COUNTY TIMES - 2017-09-20 14:52:33

LaFayette solar power facility on track to be operational by December

Media and representatives from various companies got a behind-the-scenes tour Monday of the $140 million solar facility in LaFayette that is expected to be fully operational in December. Centaurus Renewable Energy is the primary investor and Global Atlantic is the owner of the facility. Alabama Powe

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:54:00

ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit volleyball downs South Lamar

Holy Spirit defeated South Lamar in a Class 1A volleyball match on Tuesday night, 25-18, 25-19, 17-25 and 25-22. The Saints were led by Lilly Laubenthall, who finished with 20 digs. Mary Beth Lake was also key for Holy Spirit as she tallied 16 kills. Willie Durham and Sydney Lake contributed to the

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

PREP ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit volleyball defeats Berry

Holy Spirit did not drop a set against Berry High School as the Saints took advantage of the home court and crowd and beat the Wildcats 25-13, 25-15 and 25-18 in Monday night's volleyball action. Sydney Lake accounted for six aces and seven digs for Holy Spirit, while Willie Durham picked up 10 kill

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-19 04:58:14

Lack of flood insurance leaves Texans high and dry

A tow driver pulls a car out of flood waters on a feeder road on State Highway 249, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston area. Kyle Phillips / The Transcript AUSTIN - Insurance may have covered only 25 to 45 percent of Houston houses flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, but th

CULLMAN TIMES - 2017-09-20 21:39:00

Walmart to allow food stamp users to buy groceries online

Walmart is launching a program that will allow food stamp users to order groceries online and then pickup at the store. (File) Walmart is rolling out a pilot program that will allow food stamp recipients to order groceries online and pick them up at stores. The nation's largest retailer is currentl

AL.COM - 2017-09-20 15:53:51

Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear

In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, Marta Rivera, a 36-year-old Mexican woman, is surrounded by her children as she discusses Harvey's aftermath and eligibility requirements for federal disaster aid with an immigration advocate at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Houston. Many in the country illegally fear that

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-20 05:23:47

Kharon Davis attorneys object to racial makeup of jury

Defense attorneys for Kharon Davis are worried their client may not receive a fair trial after awaiting his day in court on capital murder charges for more than a decade. Out of the 12 jurors and two alternates chosen Tuesday to serve as jurors, only one is African-American, like the defendant. "You

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-19 19:29:00

Commission looks at budget proposals

The Walker County Commission, which may meet next Monday to adopt a new budget, received proposed budgets from its county administrator and one commissioner that borrow road funds to balance the budget and take in 10 percent cuts from many departments. This item is available in full to subscribers.

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 05:44:13

Wiregrass Area Food Bank receives $3000 grant

The Wiregrass Area Food Bank in Dothan is being awarded $3000 in a surprise grant from the Central Alabama Community Foundation and the Southeast Alabama Community Foundation. The grant is awarded to nonprofit organizations and only 30 will be given out this year. The WAFB distributes food across si

WSFA - 2017-09-18 23:55:18

Unemployment rates drop sharply in area

The jobs outlook in the Wiregrass continues to improve as evidenced by a drastic drop in unemployment rates in August, according to the Alabama Department of Labor. A report released Friday revealed several counties experienced at least a 0.6 percent drop from July's revised numbers. Pike County shi

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-18 18:17:00

Child well-being study a mixed bag for Houston County

Houston County exceeds state averages for juvenile crime and childhood poverty, according to the Alabama Kids Count Data Book, published by VOICES for Alabama's Children. Kids Count examines issues regarding the well-being of children in the state, providing accurate statistics to policymakers. Acco

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-20 16:38:00

RHS earns No. 1 ranking as Standout High School

Russellville High School has been ranked as the No. 1 Standout High School in Alabama by the school ranking site Niche.com, which school officials say is a great honor for RHS and for the school system as a whole. In order to be considered for this ranking, schools had to meet certain criteria. Whil

FRANKLIN COUNTY TIMES - 2017-09-20 16:23:00

Longevity raises a part of new budget

RUSSELLVILLE - The Russellville City Council has been trying for two years to incorporate salary changes into the city's budget, based on the results of a study by the Auburn University Government and Economic Institute - Human Resources Consulting Program. The $9 million fiscal year 2018 operating

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Annexation generates debate at council meeting

PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council approved several items during their council meeting Monday night, but things became a little tense when a Parrish resident addressed the council in regards to the town's proposed annexation plan. Parrish ... This item is available in full to subscribers. PARRISH -

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 05:17:00

3 killed in weekend accidents

Three people were killed in three separate automobile accidents in less than 24 hours over the weekend. Senior Trooper Johnathan Appling said two wrecks happened Saturday afternoon and one Sunday morning. The wrecks took place in Lawrence County, just across the Colbert County line, in Colbert Count

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-19 05:20:00

Saskatoon Pipes and Drums to Return for Homecoming

September 20, 2017 The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will once again be hosting the Saskatoon Police Pipes and Drums during the 2017 Glasgow Scottie Homecoming Festival weekend, Friday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Oct. 7. The band will be a part of the Scottie Homecoming Parade on Frida

GLASGOWCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Fort Peck Seniors to Hold Pancake Breakfast at Kiwanis

September 20, 2017 James Walling / The Courier The Fort Peck Senior Citizens proudly display one of two new welcome signs located at the east entrances to the area (Sept. 18). The Glasgow Invitational Cross Country meet will be held in Fort Peck at Kiwanis Park on Saturday, Sept. 30, beginning at 9

GLASGOWCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00