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LaGrange Police spot missing Alabama teen
LAGRANGE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - LaGrange Police said they have spotted a 16-year-old runaway Alabama boy Saturday at an area Walmart store. The LaGrange Police Department said Darron Keith Earles, who was reported missing on Oct. 25 from Valley, Alabama, was spotted getting into an RV at the store a
WATCH: Alabama students, fans give Jalen Hurts a thunderous ovation at graduation
Jalen Hurts is an absolute legend in Tuscaloosa, and the backup Alabama quarterback only added to his story with an incredible come-from-behind win in the SEC Championship Game earlier this month.
Alabama elementary school bus driver buys McDonald’s breakfast for students when ice delays school opening
One generous Alabama school bus driver has gone viral for purchasing 50 McDonald’s breakfast biscuits for his elementary school students when icy roads delayed the school’s opening, so that the youngsters would not go hungry in class.
This is the least-healthy city in Alabama
Alabama has a health problem. The state is historically ranked among the least-healthy in the country, with high rates of heart disease and obesity and low percentages of people who exercise and have healthy diets.
ChiLLy Fest Parade [PHOTO GALLERY] [UPDATED]
Linden held its annual ChiLLy Festival Parade on Monday night, rescheduled due to rain. The theme of this year’s parade is “Happy Birthday,” which is taken from the tenth anniversary of ChiLLy Fest, Alabama’s Bicentennial and Christmas. The winning float was decorated by Marengo Academy elementary s
Pearl’s 2 Dandy Dozen players too much for Neshoba
CHOCTAW — Defending one Dandy Dozen player is a difficult enough task. Defending two Dandy Dozen selections in Makayla Minett and Jayla Alexander is virtually impossible. Neshoba Central grappled with the latter.
Tolerance Makes 9 Year Old Girls Hang Themselves
Martin Luther King, Jr., had a dream. An absolutely sickening event that happened in Linden, AL informs us that we need to wake up and smell the damn asphalt. McKenzie Adams’ family members said the fourth-grader had been bullied by a group of classmates since the beginning of the school year. Her g
Alabama School Says They Found No Evidence Of Bullying In McKenzie Adams Suicide
Adams’ family said the child was taunted at U.S. Jones Elementary School since the beginning of the school year for having a white friend who gave her rides to school. Despite her family’s claim, Alex Braswell, attorney for the Demopolis City Board of Education, sent an email Tuesday which said they
County Commission denies probate office use of meeting chambers
Marengo County Probate Judge Laurie Hall implored the members of the County Commission Tuesday to be able to use the commission chambers for hearings. Several of the commissioners were obviously reluctant to cede use of their space to Hall for a few hours two to three days a week and peppered her wi
Law enforcement reports: Dec. 7-10
The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Monday:. • Shoplifting - Laura Peavy, born in 1974, 8 Robin Lane, Meridian. • Embezzlement - Shondrika L. Smith, born in 1993, 2504 45th Ave., Meridian.
PA Boys Fall to Marengo in Southern Tournament
The Pickens Academy boys dropped two games in the Southern Christmas tournament last weekend, falling to Southern Academy 45-33 in the opener and then dropping the third place game to Marengo Academy 51-25 in the third place game Saturday morning.
Guilty plea entered in 2012 murder case
A capital murder case that has dragged on for six years came to an end last week when the defendant entered a “best interest” guilty plea to murder and received a 15- year sentence.
Alabama man convicted of killing couple next door in 2015
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man who killed a couple next door, believing they were responsible for breaking into his home, has been found guilty by an Alabama jury.
Black D.A. Kicked Off Alabama Mall Shooting Investigation Because of Old Facebook Photo
As protests cripple the affluent Alabama town where a police officer shot and killed a black man on Thanksgiving night, the state’s attorney general has taken over the investigation, removing the first black man to serve as district attorney in the state’s largest county.
Jim Harbaugh’s Reaction To 5-Star That Flipped To Alabama
The Michigan Wolverines were likely caught off-guard when five-star safety Daxton Hill flipped his commitment to Alabama. Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh isn’t going to let Hill solidify his decision before putting in a little extra effort.
Alabama gets federal assistance to help take drug dealers, drugs off the streets
In the state’s ongoing fight against the drug epidemic, Gov. Kay Ivey has put federal funds in the hands of law enforcement in hopes of reducing illegal drug use in the state by arresting those who buy or sell illegal drugs or falsely obtain prescription drugs.
Alabama’s Westervelt Co. plans Clarke County lumber mill with 125 jobs
Gov. Kay Ivey and officials of Tuscaloosa-based Westervelt Co. today announced that the company will build a new lumber mill in Clarke County, creating 125 jobs. The 134-year-old Alabama company is expanding its wood products manufacturing business through the construction of the new mill, which wil
Jackson native returns flag downed by Hurricane Michael
Rodney Rocker credits his parents, the late Mattie Perine Rocker and James Taylor Rocker for instilling in him the importance of doing the right thing, even when the task is difficult. On October 10, Rocker had a decision to make and there was no doubt as to what the “right thing” would be.
Alabama attorney general taking over case of black man killed by police officer
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The investigation of the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer inside Alabama's largest shopping mall is now in the hands of the state attorney general, he announced Thursday.
Girl Commits Suicide Because Black Kids Bullied Her for Riding to School with White People
A nine-year-old African American girl in Alabama committed suicide after being bullied by black kids because she dared to ride to school with a white person. Little McKenzie Adams, a fourth grader at U.S. Jones Elementary School in Linden, Alabama, was found hanged in her home on December 3 and poli