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10-foot fish statue planned as downtown Eufaula attraction

Move over Leroy Brown. Eufaula will soon have a new big fish in town. Mayor Jack Tibbs and Main Street Eufaula Director Ann Sparks announced this week a 10-foot largemouth bass statue has been ordered for Eufaula as a tourist attraction. The idea, said Sparks, came from Alabama Tourism Director Lee

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-19 14:32:00

Florence Evans celebrates 101 birthday

Florence Griswold Evans celebrated her 101st birthday on September 11, 2017. She was feted with a lunch party at the Shopton home of her daughter, Becke Evans Blanton, on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Despite the threat of Hurricane Irma, all of her surviving children, grandchildren and great-grandchi

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

Young Women program to be held

Founded in 1958 in Mobile, Alabama, Distinguished Young Women is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls. During its 60 years of operation, the program has provided life-changing experiences for more than 750,000 young women. Last year, Distinguished Young Women pro

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

Grooms receives Myron Penn Award

The Myron Penn award was presented to Jamaya Grooms for the month of September, 2017. Jamaya submitted the following biography to Attorney Myron Penn: Hello, my name is Jamaya Melneshia Grooms. I am the daughter of Melvin and Cassandra Grooms. I have one sibling; Jamarcus Grooms. I am a 17 year old

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

Sheriff Rodgers to seek re-election

Sheriff Raymond Rodgers has announced he is seeking re-election for Sheriff of Bullock County. Sheriff Rodgers said, "I have been proudly serving the citizens of Bullock County for almost 30 years and I am looking forward to continuing." Sheriff Raymond Rodgers began his career in law enforcement wi

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

Letter to the Editor - Union Springs Herald: News

Each child has had two birthdays without their father and the youngest child started kindergarten this year and he was not here. This will be our family's second Christmas without Danny. His parents and I have missed him for over 18 months and the children have been without a father for over 18 mont

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

Wiregrass United Way begins bus kickoff tour today

Beginning in Abbeville and ending in Dothan, six stops will be made today by the Wiregrass United Way team. Kicking off their pacesetter tour, joined by Miss Alabama, they will be making a stop in each of the counties that they help nonprofit organizations. For a full list of the stops, click here.

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:53:12

Police say they are watching for those not buckling their kids

DOTHAN, Al. (WTVY) This week is child passenger safety week and police are doing all they can to enforce the laws. Dothan PD sergeant Dennis Sallas says, "If you have a child in your car, they will be buckled in." And that's the message Dothan police want to get across. Sgt. Sallas is a traffic of

WTVY.COM - 2017-09-18 22:06:00

Sunday & Wednesday Print + All Access

Leah Lancaster joined the staff of The Enterprise Ledger as a reporter earlier this week. Lancaster is a native of Chancellor. She said she first learned to read at the age of four and has carried a love of literature and writing throughout her life. She graduated from FAITH Academy Homeschool Group

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

FARM DAY FUN: Local students get hands-on look at farm life

Sometimes 450 third-graders seem like 4,500 but not on Pike County Farm Day. The third-grade students were as attentive as mice in church from beginning to end of their day on the farm. Each year, all third grade students in Pike County are invited to participate in Pike County Farm Day at Cattleman

TROY MESSENGER - 2017-09-20 16:15:58

You'll get blown away by talent on Sunday

Back in 2011, Patricia Jordan literally had a vision of a grand talent show in Montgomery to bring together young entertainers. "It all came from a dream," said Patricia Jordan, founder of the River Region Talent Explosion. "When I got up that morning, the first thing I thought of was, 'Can I make

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-20 06:54:21

A moment I felt like a teacher

I've mentioned, maybe only once, that I teach remedial English at Troy University when I'm not working as a journalist extraordinaire. Well, last week, I had a moment that just made me feel like I connected with my students. Typically, I teach freshman, so as of right now, I'm not that much older th

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Vivian B. Adams School open house Sept. 27

The public is invited to attend an open house at the Vivian B. Adams School in Ozark Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. VBAS board members, staff and Friends of VBAS will be available to give tours. A ceremony dedicating the Jay Adams Memorial Courtyard, the Dodson Walking Trail and the B

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 15:56:00

Woman guilty in multi-state gas debit card skimming operation

The guilty verdict follows a multi-agency investigation initiated by the Ozark Police Department, the Alabama Attorney General's Office, the United States Secret Service and the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office. "I would like to thank all law enforcement partners who brought these criminals to justic

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 15:44:00

Ozark residents oppose group home location

OZARK - A group home for young adults with substance abuse issues that has located in the old Tompkins Early Childhood Center has aroused the ire of some local residents. Yolanda Everett, a local resident, said she and other residents aren't opposed to the mission of Teen Challenge, a network of fai

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-20 22:05:00

Ozark residents don't want teen challenge program nearby

OZARK, Ala. (WTVY) -- A petition was presented in front of the Ozark city council Tuesday. It is in reference to the teen challenge program, possibly being moved into the Thompkins Elementary School building. It's a program, that through religious teachings and counseling, helps those with substance

WTVY.COM - 2017-09-20 02:44:00

Warren man charged with assault

A Warren man has been charged with aggravated assault following an incident at Warren General Hospital. According to police, on August 31, City of Warren Police responded to a panic alarm at the emergency room registration area where county control reported that a probation officer was "going hands

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Warren, Youngsville cross country teams compete in region meets

Kayla Giambrone competes during Tuesday's region meet. On an unseasonably warm September afternoon, the Warren girls cross country team picked up a pair of wins - 24-33 against Corry and 26-30 versus North East. Naomi Hahn's second place finish led the way (22:30), while Kayla Giambrone finished f

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

'Jakes Witch' event set for October 6-7

This year, it's all about the Jakes Witch Project. The inaugural autumn mountain biking festival will be held at Jakes Rocks and Kinzua Beach on Oct. 6 and 7. The goal for the two day event, said Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry Director of Operations John Papalia, "is to highlight th

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

CareerLink to cut back operating hours

A statement sent to the Times Observer on Wednesday from Erie-based CareerLink staff stated that "On September 25, 2017 The Warren CareerLink will reduce its operating hours to 3 days per week." "The CareerLink Center in Warren will be open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and will b

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 07:00:00