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GHS symphonic band makes history

The Greenville High School band program has, for what seems like the umpteenth time in recent years, made history. Specifically, the Greenville High School Symphonic Band participated in the Alabama Bandmasters Association Music Performance Assessment in Enterprise last week, where the band performe

GREENVILLE ADVOCATE - 2018-03-21 00:59:00

21 arrested in weekend roadblock, including 1 for trafficking pot

More than 1,500 vehicles were checked in a Friday night driver's license/safety checkpoint on Alabama Highway 55 in River Falls that netted 21 arrests, including one for trafficking marijuana. The River Falls Police Department, assisted by several other agencies, checked more than 1,500 vehicles in


Man arrested in county on drug, gun charges

Coffee County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Troy man on Wednesday on gun and drug charges, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office. Andrew Smiley, 27, was stopped for speeding by deputies, who then detected a strong marijuana odor. The vehicle was searched and more than a pound of mari

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-22 13:57:00

21 arrested at police checkpoint in River Falls

A drivers license checkpoint in River Falls led to 21 arrests on Friday. According to the River Falls Police Department, officers with several agencies assisted in the license and safety checkpoint on AL Highway 55. More than 1,500 vehicles were checked and 21 arrests were made, with a total of 37


Shots fired as Jackson County suspect apprehended after standoff

A man wanted for making threats to his former girlfriend barricaded himself inside a residence and fired a handgun in the air as deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office tried to take him into custody. Ross Anthony Adams, 47, was eventually taken into custody Wednesday evening after deputie

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-22 16:12:00

2 'persons of interest' sought in shooting

The Covington County Sheriff's Department is looking for two persons of interest in their investigation of a Friday night shooting. A couple was attempted to find a rural address on Falco Road where they were to purchase a camper listed on Craigslist. The man had gotten out of the truck near the woo


Leader of Pike County Firefighters Association charged with first-degree theft

John Register, head of the Pike County Firefighters Association, has been charged with first-degree theft of property. The charge stems from an investigation by the State of Alabama Fire Marshal's Office. "We are involved in the investigation that led to the arrest that you're talking about," said S

TROY MESSENGER - 2018-03-21 04:06:00

Chresal Threadgill to lead Mobile County school system

Mobile County school commissioners have selected Mobile native Chresal Threadgill as the system's next superintendent. Threadgill follows Martha Peek, the Mobile County Public School System's first female superintendent, and will be its first black superintendent. He previously served as superintend

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 18:13:20

Benefit set for wounded Saraland Police Officer Jackie Tucker

Foosackly's of Saraland will host an event to benefit Officer Jackie Tucker, who was critically injured when a gunman opened fire as she and other police officers responded to a domestic call just before Christmas in 2016. The event is set for Tuesday, March 27. "She barely escaped alive, but her wi

WSFA - 2018-03-21 16:06:23

Upgrade upped to $250M

What was heralded as great news for the local economy a year ago has gotten even better. Last April, the Andalusia City Council and the Covington County Commission agreed to abate taxes associated with Shaw Industries $184 million upgrade to equipment at its local facility. On Tuesday, Shaw official

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-03-21 08:13:00