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Barbour County girls claim first win of season
Barbour County’s Lady Jaguars earned their first win of the season after edging Bullock County, 31-29, last week. Kisha Nelson led the winning effort with 12 points and Maurissa Rodgers added 10.
Jaguars too much for Pike County
Vajarius Williams had 19 points, Ralph Williams 14 and Quamaine Oliver 10 to lead Barbour County to a 62-47 victory over Pike County. Andres Burney led Pike County with 18 points.
Prep Roundup: Barbour County edges Dothan late Tuesday
Barbour County rallied in the final minute behind a 3-pointer from Travion Aikens, two Willie Screws free throws and a free throw by Aikens to edge Dothan 60-58 on Tuesday night.
The other Tree That Owns Itself
The Tree That Owns Itself in Athens, Georgia is well known. The other Tree That Owns Itself in Eufaula, Alabama, really isn’t. It’s the same story in a different place. Why?
Ariton's Grantham signs on the dotted line ...
Background: Grantham finished this past season with 175 kills (5.6 per match), 103 digs (3.3), 78 aces (2.5 aces) along with 16 blocks and eight assists. Grantham on signing: I am not going to lie, I was somewhat nervous. But I am excited now to sign and play volleyball again.
ECS board chooses Brannan as its new superintendent
His name began bouncing around among Eufaula residents when they saw he was a finalist for the vacant superintendent’s post at Eufaula City Schools. After all, they were familiar with Joey Brannan – Patrick J. Brannan Jr., to be exact – because he had been a teacher/coach in Eufaula from 1998-2005.
Shelia Jackson concert brings youth talent to stage
When the curtain comes up on the Shelia Jackson & Friends Holiday Concert Friday night at the Claudia Crosby Theater, three young musicians will be featured among the cast of seasoned performers. About 20 other young performers will take the stage as members of the Children’s Chorus.
Abbeville boys, Headland girls win WAC Tournament titles
REHOBETH – It seemed only fitting for Daquon Kincey to score the first points of the second half when he drove the left side and neatly banked in a shot to give Abbeville the lead during a thrilling 75-71 win over Headland for the WAC Tournament title.
Eufaula murder suspect fighting extradition, police say
EUFAULA, AL (WTVM) - Police in Eufaula are pouring over evidence from two separate crime scenes relating to the death of a 26-year-old man. After a nationwide search, the third suspect in Deyasmine Sheppard’s murder case was taken into custody, but police say he is trying to avoid answering to his c
Eufaula wins battle of the Tigers
Eufaula’s Curtis Hawkins moves the ball around the perimeter against Auburn during a 60-49 victory. Laquavious Nelson paced EHS with 23 points, while Jadarious Blackshire and Rodarious Thomas had 12 points each.
Eufaula was always a special place to Brannan
During his first stay at Eufaula, Joey Brannan said two young kids and coaching duties prevented him from enjoying Lake Eufaula fishing excursions as much as he would have liked.
Ivey flips switch to light state Christmas tree
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Gov. Kay Ivey flipped a switch on Friday night to light the state’s Christmas tree at the Capitol. The tree, a 35-foot tall Eastern Red Cedar, was grown in Bullock County and donated by Mr. and Mrs. Ray Allen of Fitzpatrick, the second year in a row their tree has been given
Still searching: After late start, Eagles look to hit their stride
Just three games into their regular season, the Goshen Eagles are still trying to get into a rhythm under first-year head coach Daniell Powell. The Eagles have dropped each of their last two games after they knocked off Houston Academy in the season opener.
Sheriff Rodgers says: Stay Alert
Bullock County Sheriff Raymond Rodgers wants the public to know that crime has been on the rise recently. Burglaries and break-ins could increase as Christmas approaches. Sheriff Rodgers said, “If you see any unusual vehicles in your neighborhood or community, notify Bullock County Sheriff Departmen
Bullock County is 152 years old
This is the Historical Preservation Report given at the City Council meeting on December 3, 2018 by Faye Gaston. This December 5 is the 152nd birthday of Bullock County. The new county of Bullock County was established on December 5, 1866. This information comes from the history book, "The Heritage
Eufaula City Schools names new superintendent
EUFAULA, AL (WSFA) - New leadership for Eufaula City Schools. Starting in January, Joey Brannan, Jr. will take over as the new superintendent of Eufaula City Schools. It’s a bit of a homecoming for Brannan. His career in education started 20 years ago with Eufaula City Schools. He is a former social
Fellowship Cemetery clean up held
From 24 November to 29 November 2018, volunteers and employed workers worked to clear and clean-up grave sites at Friendship Cemetery, the oldest cemetery in Midway. [Located North of Midway, on the west side of County Highway #47.]
Prep Basketball: Abbeville turns up heat to beat Houston County
REHOBETH – New coach, same Abbeville style. The Yellow Jackets have traditionally been at their best by being disruptive on defense while pushing the ball up the floor on offense.
Sherrill brings culinary skills back to Eufaula
Eufaula native Chris Sherrill returned last week as a celebrity chef for a special one-night event at River City grill, entertaining guests with his “Fresh from the Gulf” menu. Here, Sherrill poses with members of RCG’s wait staff. Sherrill’s menu included appetizers Seared Duck Breast, Seared Alaba
Eufaula girls fall in back-to-back contests
HAMILTON, Georgia -- Eufaula’s Lady Tigers lost on the road at Harris County, Georgia, 72-46, on Saturday night. Kaitlin Peterson had 28 points and Kaniya Hill nine for Eufaula.