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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.
Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
Jalen Hurts draws standing ovation at Alabama graduation (Video)
It’s highly unlikely that Jalen Hurts will be starting under center for the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff game against Oklahoma, now that Tua Tagovailoa has been practicing and appears to be getting healthy, but he’s still provided the team with plenty of big-time throws and strong
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.
Man shot to death at Sylvania Circle home; suspect captured in Alabama
The Gordon County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a man at a Sylvania Circle home early Saturday morning. The suspect in the shooting was taken into custody in Eastern Alabama around 9:45 a.m. Saturday.
‘A minor setback’: Alabama 4-star 2020 commit suffers knee injury
The state’s No. 1-ranked football recruit in the Class of 2020 has suffered an injury setback. Jayson Jones, a 6-foot-6, 340-pound defensive lineman from Calera who has already committed to Alabama, suffered a torn knee ligament last month during a weightlifting session and underwent surgery Friday
Man charged with threatening to kill APD officers
COLUMBIANA – A 44-year-old Alabaster man is being held in the Shelby County Jail on a $60,000 bond after he was charged with allegedly threatening to kill a pair of Alabaster police officers over a multiple-month period.
Cops: Woman’s baby tests positive for meth
COLUMBIANA – A 32-year-old Helena woman was arrested and charged with chemical endangerment of a child after allegedly exposing her newborn child to amphetamine and methamphetamine.
Feds Provide Funding for Winter Heating Bills
State officials are distributing almost $47-Milliion dollars to assist people in low income households in paying their winter heating bills. Here are the agencies handling the distribution across the state,
Shelby Co. bus driver buys breakfast for entire school bus
MONTEVALLO, AL (WBRC) - Some Shelby County students got a nice surprise from their bus driver earlier this week. Shelby County was one of several school systems delayed by black ice Tuesday, but by the time that notification went out, some bus drivers were already on their way to their first bus sto
89-year-old Alabama woman jailed over messy appliance store
CLANTON, Ala. – Odean Cleckler, 89, said she has been doing her best to help run her husband's used-appliance business since he died a decade ago. This week, that work landed her and her son in jail.
Alabaster woman hopes you’ll remember hurricane victims this Christmas
ALABASTER, AL (WBRC) - We are just a week and a half from Christmas, and it will be another difficult day for many people in Florida, who are still trying to recover from Hurricane Michael. Thursday, an Alabaster woman shared what she has seen first hand, hoping you will remember those storm victims
Alabaster Water lifts boil water notice; bacteria test comes back negative
Alabaster Water lifted a boil water notice on Friday after testing for bacteria came back negative following a water main break and loss of water pressure along Highways 31 and 68.
City Councilwoman leads charge to clean up Selma neighborhood
Selma City Councilwoman Jannie Thomas spent Wednesday afternoon with kids from Perry Varner Detention Center cleaning up part of the city. The group, members of the Perry Varner boot camp, helped Thomas clean up parts of Highland Street, Church Street, Lapsley Street and Summerfield Road. The area s
Turnout gear approved for MFD
The Maplesville Town Council unanimously approved a bid from NAFECO for turnout gear for the Maplesville Fire Department during a meeting on Dec. 10. Town Clerk Dawn Smitherman said NAFECO had the lowest cost for the 10 sets of gear, totaling $23,049.
Butterfly Bridge hosts Christmas open house
Butterfly Bridge Children’s Advocacy Center held its first ever Christmas open house on Dec. 13 at its location in downtown Clanton. According to Butterfly Bridge Executive Director Jana Zuelzke, hosting a Christmas open house has been something she has been thinking about doing for years.
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.
Clotilda slave ship exactly the size of Alabama wreck
Divers this week began a search of a shipwreck that is “exactly” the size of the Clotilda, the last American slave ship, according to the archaeologist leading the effort to excavate the vessel.