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Marshall Drug Task Force makes possibly largest heroin bust in county history
BOAZ, AL (WAFF) - It's being called the largest heroin bust in Marshall County.A Boaz woman has been charged and drug agents say she had enough drugs to intoxicate thousands of people.Drug agents hit it big after a simple traffic stop but that led them to even so much more.(Source: WAFF)It started w
Simmons twins are Albertville standout students
The Reporter’s first “stand-out student” could be said to be doubly outstanding, because it is actually twins, and they were nominated by Kelleybrooke Brown, drama teacher and director at Albertville City Schools.“My choice for ‘Stand-out Students’ happens to be a set of fraternal twins from Albertv
Authorities search for Flat Rock man
JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — Authorities are searching for a Flat Rock resident on Monday who they say received stolen property.39-year-old Jason Lee Holland has an active warrant out for First-degree Receiving Stolen Property, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.If you know any information t
Caught on camera: Drug addict steals donations meant for 7-year-old’s funeral
Tammy Crews, 46, is being held on a $10,000 bond for a charge of felony grand theft. (Source: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office/WJXT/CNN)
Fire damages Jacksonville wing restaurant
Jacksonville firefighters quickly put out a blaze at a chicken wing restaurant this morning, just a block from a fire station.Fire Marshal Lee Batey said a passerby called at 8:23 a.m. to report smoke rising from the small building on Pelham Road just south of the Public Square. Firefighters arrived
Marshall County's McBrayer brings home award following conference
Hunter McBrayer of Boaz in Marshall County was named a finalist in the statewide Young Farmers Discussion Meet at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s 46th Commodity Producers Conference in Montgomery Aug. 4. The Final Four will compete at the Federation’s annual meeting in December, where the winner wi
Pop-up markets offer free food
Pepperell High will be the first site of planned pop-up food markets, where families can receive about 50 pounds of free food.The pop-up food market at Pepperell High is set for Sept. 12, from 3:15-4:45 p.m. There will be fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, dry goods and bakery items included in the
Gadsden man arrested, suspected of trafficking drugs
Pierre Stephone Peoples, 32, is charged with trafficking methamphetamine and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, police documents state.
Missing Guntersville woman’s mother speaks
Kendra Rae Bayless disappeared right after being hospitalized for a physical assault. Her mother, who lives in California, spoke exclusively with WAFF 48 News about her daughter’s disappearance for the first time.
Fire at large aluminum smelting plant in Steele, AL
Steele, Ala —Steele Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the area of Steele Station road at Real Alloy Saturday afternoon.The fire was at a large aluminum smelting plant and was initially reported as very dangerous.Everyone got out safely and no injuries were reported. All hazmat items w
Gadsden man charged with possessing child pornography, officials say
Bryon Matthew Sharit, 44, was arrested Aug. 15 by investigators. He has been charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography, investigator Adam Chapman said.
Gridiron History - Guntersville's First Win Over Albertville
Short words they are, sweet and euphonious to the ears of some, while harsh and packed with a fateful import for others. And thereby hangs a tale.
Rome Teen Found with Loaded Gun and Drugs
Jarius Ahmir Young, 18 of Rome, was arrested at CVS on Turner McCall Blvd after police said he was found with a loaded gun and drugs.
Boaz Sunday sales election Tuesday
The City of Boaz must decide whether or not it should continue to stay “dry” on Sundays.On Tuesday, Aug. 21, residents have been given the opportunity to vote for, or against, future alcohol sales on Sundays. Boaz Mayor David Dyar thought the special election was needed in order to let the community
BBQ restaurant opens in Attalla
The business’s owners Craig Cantrell and Steve Cole met at work, where they took lunch breaks at the same time. When Cantrell asked Cole about welding him a grill, the two began talking about smoking meat and discovered that they both dreamed of owning a small barbeque restaurant. Cole found a build
Gadsden man facing 10 counts of possession of child pornography
A 44-year-old Gadsden man was arrested on August 15, 2018 for possession of child pornography, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.
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Police Report for Aug. 17
A Kay Boulevard resident reported a burglary between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, resulting in the theft of an Xbox One gaming system and 50 games, a 9 mm Taurus pistol and a tablet device.
Football Preview 2018 available Aug. 23
The Reporter's Football Preview 2018 magazine, filled with all you need to know about high school football on Sand Mountain, is set to be published Thursday, Aug. 23 – just in time for football season.
Bicentennial schools awarded $2,000 grant for historic project
As the state’s bicentennial approaches in 2019, several Sand Mountain schools were recently named Alabama Bicentennial Schools.Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Bicentennial Commission announced the list of 200 schools that were selected at a luncheon in Montgomery. Each institution deemed a bicentennia