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North Alabama schools delayed due to threat of bad road conditions
Several north Alabama school systems will delay starting the school day Tuesday due to low temperatures below freezing and the threat of icy road conditions Tuesday morning. A wintry mix of light rain and snow fell on north Alabama Monday. Forecasters said low temperatures in the 20s and 30s overnig
Gas leak sends Geraldine students home early
DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – Geraldine School closed early Monday and sent students home after a gas leak at the school. Crews doing sewer line work at the school hit a natural gas line around 10:30 a.m., DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Jason Barnett said.
School closings & delays for Tuesday, Dec. 11
Some schools in the Tennessee Valley are delaying their start time on Tuesday, Dec. 11 due to possible road or weather conditions. - Albertville City Schools – Delayed 2 hours Tuesday. All employees will delay.
Cold overnight with icy roads possible
(WAFF) - Rain and snow showers will end by late evening, leaving us with rapidly clearing skies and very cold overnight temperatures. Wind chill values Tuesday morning may fall into the teens.
Arab police need your help in identifying home burglary suspect
ARAB, AL (WAFF) - The city of Arab in Marshall County is experiencing an uptick in the number of burglaries, particularly home burglaries. You may be able to help identify at least one of the suspects.
Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop
A Chattooga County man is currently being held in the Floyd County Jail without bond, after being caught with drugs by the Rome/Floyd Metro Drug Task Force. Brian Ranard Wiggins, age 33 of a Highway 114 Lyerly address was arrested after being stopped on Highway 100 in western Floyd County.
Boaz to get refund for traffic signal at MMCS
The Boaz City Council recently entered an agreement with the Marshall County Health Care Authority to reimburse them for $300,000. Boaz Mayor David Dyar said the payment was part of the agreement for the completion of the traffic signal installation and other renovations made at Marshall Medical Cen
Lyerly, Georgia Man Charged With Manslaughter In Connection With Fatal Car Crash In Centre
A Lyerly, Georgia man has been charged in connection to a two vehicle accident that killed an elderly Centre couple on Friday night in Centre. According to Cherokee County Coroner Dr. Jeremy Deaton, Jerry Cox, Sr. Age 82 of Centre was pronounced dead on scene by Chief Deputy Paul D McDonald. Patrici
Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries enforcement increases deer carcass surveillance
Hunters who travel out of state should be aware that the Enforcement Section of the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division has significantly increased its surveillance of roads along state borders, looking for persons illegally importing deer carcasses.
Dubai Shopping Festival 2019 highlights unveiled
Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has announced details of this year’s Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), featuring exciting events, promotions and opportunities to enjoy shopping coupled with world-class entertainment.
Boaz rec center making progress behind the scenes
The decision made by the City of Boaz to place plans for its recreation facility expansion on hold as the council determines where the new, updated center should be located has some community members aggravated.
2018 Christmas For Kids Campaign Proves To Be A Great Success
For the last several years the Centre Fire Department has helped make the holidays a bit brighter for children and families across Cherokee County. During their Christmas for Kids Toy Drive on Saturday toys were dropped off at the Centre Wal-Mart and distributed through the Christmas for Kids organi
Cullman man denied ‘stand your ground’ defense in 2016 murder
CULLMAN - A Cullman County man will stand trial for murder, after his motion for immunity, or “stand your ground hearing,” was denied on Friday by Cullman County Circuit Judge Martha Williams.
Lyerly Man Found Trafficking Drugs in Rome
Brian Ranard Wiggins, 33 of Lyerly, was arrested this week after police said they found him to be in possession of a large quantity of numerous drugs including meth, Xanax, marijuana and heroin.
Gadsden Highway armed robbery suspect sought by Birmingham police
BIRMINGHAM –Police in Birmingham need help identifying a suspect from an armed robbery on Gadsden Highway just south of Trussville on Nov. 25. The incident occurred in the Roebuck Plaza area across from the Hunter Creek Apartments.
Access to water becomes key issue for mountain community
NEW HOPE, Ala. (AP) — Residents of a small community in the northern Alabama mountains are hoping to get fresh drinking water. Al.com reports that Bishop Mountain is one of the last communities in Marshall County — and possibly the region — that doesn't have access to a municipal water system.
Gadsden students aided by Career Academy
There’s no better time to prepare for the future than the present. Earlier this month, a group of nearly 20 students from Gadsden City High Schoolwere taken on a two-day industry tour in their community. The Career Academy event was hosted early November and allowed these students to see opportuniti
Fyffe wins 2A state title, completes undefeated season
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The Fyffe Red Devils have completed an undefeated season and secured the 2A state football title. [TAP OR CLICK TO WATCH FYFFE POST GAME NEWS CONFERENCE]
Missing 14-year-old boy from Mentone located
DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Mentone Police say they have found 14-year-old Andrew Morgan, who was reported missing Wednesday night. Andrew is described to be 6 feet tall, weighs about 120 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue striped shirt and blue jeans.
Marshall: AG’s office monitoring Galleria investigation, considers protests ‘dangerous’
In an appearance on Alabama Public Television’s “Capitol Journal” on Friday,” Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall discussed the ongoing investigation into the shooting at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover on Thanksgiving night and the events that have followed in its wake.