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Pickens County falls to Covenant Christian in Sweet 16
The Tornadoes fell behind early Thursday night at Wallace State, as Titus Griffin got hot from beyond the arc to give Covenant Christian an early 11-3 lead. The Eagles would go on to shoot 42-percent for the game and derail Pickens County’s season with a 48-37 win.
The story behind the Alabama gas station with the amazing food
Mac's 1 Stop on Birmingham's Southside is a do-it-all gas station/convenience store/burger joint where you can pull in and get a fill-up, a pack of smokes and a patty melt to go.
Pickens County downs Meek to advance to regional semifinal
Pickens County was able to withstand a scoring barrage by Meek due Payton Key and Caleb Aaron last Tuesday night to win 85-60 in the subregional playoff and advance to the northwest regional semifinals in Hanceville. Key finished the game with 35 points, while Aaron added 18, as the two career 1,000
UPDATE: Tree falls on vehicles entering Emory University Hospital parking deck
A tree fell on two vehicles entering an Emory University Hospital parking deck Wednesday morning, officials confirmed. The tree came down over the entrance ramp to the deck on Lowergate Drive, which is on the corner of Clifton Road near the university’s main campus, DeKalb fire Capt. Dion Bentley to
After police killings, where do Alabama lawmakers go with criminal justice reform?
The recent fatal shootings of police officers in Birmingham and Mobile loom over this spring’s legislative battles, as influential law enforcement associations continue to hold sway over reforms in Montgomery.
Paranormal investigation coming to Carrollton
Southern Ghost Girl Tours and Paranormal Investigations, along with Gordo Mayor Craig Patterson, will be hosting three tours and investigations of the Pickens County Courthouse on Saturday, February 9th. The first tour begins at 6pm, followed 7:30 and 9pm tours.
Several North Alabama schools delayed tomorrow due to possible flooding
Several schools in northern Alabama announced Tuesday that they will be opening two hours later amid the potential of severe weather and heavy flooding in the area tomorrow. Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan counties are under a flood watch for tomorrow, according to
Brian Hamilton named Editor of Pickens County Herald
Horace Moore, Publisher of the Pickens County Herald, anounced this week that Brian Hamilton has been named the new editor of the Pickens County Herald. Hamilton is the son of Ginger Pearson of Aliceville and the late Steve Hamilton of Carbon Hill, Ala. Hamilton graduated from Dora High School in 20
Driver crashes into Alabama State Trooper vehicle stopped along interstate
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WALA) -- An Alabama State Trooper avoided serious injuries Sunday when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle on Interstate 59. Investigators said the trooper was parked off of the road on I-59 southbound near exit 89 in Tuscaloosa County. Troopers said a passenger vehicle dr
Alabama newspaper editor stripped of honor after calling for KKK to ‘clean out DC’
An Alabama newspaper editor on Tuesday was removed from the University of Southern Mississippi’s journalism Hall of Fame for writing an editorial that called for the Ku Klux Klan to “ride again” to block tax increases.
Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Walker, And Winston Counties Until 12:45PM
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a. * Flood Advisory for… — Northwestern Walker County in central Alabama… Marion County in northwestern Alabama… — Northwestern Pickens County in west central Alabama…
BankFirst makes donation to Pickens Co. College & Career Center
On Wednesday, BankFirst and First National Bank (who will soon merge with BankFirst) were at the Pickens County College and Career Center (PCCCC) to present a $10,000 check, which will be used to provide students with scholarships.
Another inmate dies in Alabama prison
A man incarcerated at Limestone Correctional Facility in Harvest died in custody last week, an official confirmed Tuesday. Matthew Blake Holmes was found unresponsive in his cell around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, said Bob Horton, public information manager for the Alabama Department of Correction
Clay shoot fundraiser for Alabama Teen Challenge
Support Alabama Teen Challenge with a unique fundraiser in Mobile County. The Clay Shoot Fundraiser will be held at Taylor Creek Clays in Theodore on March 15, 2019 at 9:00 am.
3,000 packages of cereal flavored THC oil seized in Greene County
GREENE COUNTY, Ala. -- Agents recovered over 3,000 packages of cereal flavored THC oil in Greene County. The packages were seized during a traffic stop Monday, according to the 17th Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force.
Significant Weather Advisory For Southern Pickens And Northwestern Sumter Counties Until 9:15 AM CST
…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN PICKENS AND NORTHWESTERN. SUMTER COUNTIES UNTIL 915 AM CST… — At 840 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near.
Plenty Of Rain & A Few Embedded Storms Continue To Move Across Much Of The Area
As of 9:46 am on this rainy and gray Tuesday, rain and a few thunderstorms continue to move northeastward across North and Central Alabama. The more impressive rain with embedded storms is falling roughly in a line from Aliceville to Brent to Alexander City to Roanoke. Nothing strong at this point b
Five-star Tide commit solid with Alabama
Alabama’s top-rated 2020 commitment Chris Braswell is locked in with the Crimson Tide. “I’m still 100 percent on...
Holy Spirit softball opens season with win
The Holy Spirit softball team opened the season with an 8-3 win against Gordo on Tuesday in Tuscaloosa. Alyssa Faircloth pitched a complete game, allowed six hits, two earned runs and struck out eight to get the win.
LSU offer surprises Alabama DL prospect
Alabama defensive lineman Jeremiah Williams made the drive from Birmingham to Baton Rouge this weekend to take in LSU’s Junior Day. ...