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(UPDATED) 5 charged after search yields meth

BREMEN - Five people were arrested in the community of Bremen on Monday, after agents with the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) and officers with the Cullman Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence in the area. According to a media release from the Cullman County Sheriff'

CULLMANSENSE.COM - 2017-09-20 21:24:51

Gilbert drafting letter of intent for developer

The Cordova City Council voted last week to allow Mayor Drew Gilbert to sign a letter of intent for a developer who has shown interest in building four storefronts in downtown. Gilbert notified council members at the Aug. 22 meeting that ... This item is available in full to subscribers. The Cordova

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 05:39:40

Annexation generates debate at council meeting

PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council approved several items during their council meeting Monday night, but things became a little tense when a Parrish resident addressed the council in regards to the town's proposed annexation plan. Parrish ... This item is available in full to subscribers. PARRISH -

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 05:17:00

Council OKs hike in garbage pickup fees

Daily Mountain Eagle PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council approved Monday night to accept a bid from Republic Services to provide household garbage pickup service to the town of ... This item is available in full to subscribers. By ELANE JONES Daily Mountain Eagle PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council ap

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 02:21:02

Walter John "Walt" Nesbit

Walter John "Walt" Nesbit, 74, of Jasper, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. He served as a longtime member and Deacon at Argo Freewill Baptist Church. He was formerly a firefighter in Wellsville, N.Y., and was an avid Alabama football fan. The family will receive friends today

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit volleyball downs South Lamar

Holy Spirit defeated South Lamar in a Class 1A volleyball match on Tuesday night, 25-18, 25-19, 17-25 and 25-22. The Saints were led by Lilly Laubenthall, who finished with 20 digs. Mary Beth Lake was also key for Holy Spirit as she tallied 16 kills. Willie Durham and Sydney Lake contributed to the

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

Commission looks at budget proposals

The Walker County Commission, which may meet next Monday to adopt a new budget, received proposed budgets from its county administrator and one commissioner that borrow road funds to balance the budget and take in 10 percent cuts from many departments. This item is available in full to subscribers.

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 05:44:13

City's long-awaited new fire station opens

SUMITON - After years of discussion and planning, Sumiton Fire and Rescue is now operating out of its new fire station. This item is available in full to subscribers. Sumiton Fire and Rescue moved into the department's new fire station last Monday. The new station is located at 228 Bryan Road, acro

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 06:46:30

Volunteers needed for inaugural Day's Gap Fest

Daily Mountain Eagle OAKMAN - Oakman leaders said they need volunteers for the town's inaugural Day's Gap Fest. The festival - designed to bring the community and other county residents together - will be held Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 14, in downtown Oakman. There are currently 18 bands a

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 01:23:44

Council votes for new, mandatory garbage pickup service in town

OAKMAN - The Town of Oakman voted Monday night to incorporate a new, mandatory garbage pickup service. The Walker County Solid Waste Department has been picking up trash for residents, but the town has voted to now use Republic Services for residential and commercial garbage pickup. At previous coun

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 01:23:42

Search warrant leads to meth bust, five arrests in Cullman Co.

From left to right: Lijah Blue Bryant, Bradley Allen Hill, Timothy Justin Kitchens, Elizabeth Ann Smith, Kristen Leigh Tarvin (Cullman Co. Sheriff's Office) On Monday September 19th, Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) agents and Cullman Police officers carried out a joint search on a home off

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:23:12

26-year-old fatally shot during robbery in Birmingham; 4th slaying countywide in 3 days

Jeremy Robinson was shot to death in the 500 block of 41st Street North in the city's Tom Brown Village public housing community. (Facebook/Birmingham Police Jeremy Robinson was shot to death in the 500 block of 41st Street North in the city's Tom Brown Village public housing community. (Facebook/B

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 14:11:48

Man shot in Jefferson County crashes his car on way to hospital in Birmingham

WVTM 13SOURCE: WVTM 13 Updated: 4:10 PM CDT Sep 20, 2017 The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in the Huffman area that injured a man Wednesday afternoon. According to a release, deputies were called to a crash scene in Birmingham around 2 p.m. and arrived to find a ma

WVTM13.COM - 2017-09-20 21:10:00

Birmingham man indicted in April shooting death

A 31-year-old Birmingham man previously freed on a murder charge has been indicted in the April slaying of another man. A Jefferson County grand jury indicted Tavares Cortez Taylor on intentional murder in the shooting death of 35-year-old Randall Dewon Brown. The indictment was issued Aug. 25, and

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 19:47:58

America's opioid problem is so bad it's cutting into U.S. life expectancy

Prosecutors in New York announced this week that an August drug raid yielded 140 pounds of fentanyl, the most in the city's history and enough to kill 32 million people, they told New York 4. Those numbers underscore the dizzying size of the current opioid crisis, and the report of the New York bust

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 11:32:00

Man wounded in Bessemer shooting; female suspect detained

An afternoon shooting in Bessemer left a man injured and a woman in custody. Bessemer police responded about 2:40 p.m. to the 300 block of Berkley Terrace on a report of a person shot, said Sgt. Cortice Miles. Once on the scene, they found an adult black male suffering from a single gunshot wound to

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 20:50:20

Capital murder warrant issued in deadly Fairfield 'road rage' shooting

Formal charges were filed Tuesday against the suspected shooter in the weekend slaying of a Fairfield man in what appears to be an act of road rage. Fairfield police obtained a capital murder warrant against Jermaine Curtis Boswell, 31. He is charged in the Saturday-night shooting death of Michael E

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 22:33:13

Woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2016 shooting death of Birmingham woman

Natasha Jones-Chain, charged with capital murder, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of 23-year-old Jessica McDonald. (Kirsten Fiscus / The Anniston Star) Nearly a year after the shooting death of a Birmingham woman, a Chattanooga woman charged in the case pleaded guilty to manslau

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-20 20:57:00

Charges dropped in Bessemer case for 'S-Town' character

The popular character in the hit podcast "S-Town" had one of his pending criminal cases dismissed today. Joseph Tyler Goodson, 26, was charged with second-degree domestic violence, first-degree burglary, and endangering the welfare of a child in the Bessemer division of Jefferson County. His trial w

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 18:58:48

Convicted felon charged in deadly shooting outside Birmingham grocery store

A suspect is behind bars in connection with a deadly shooting last week in Birmingham. Rufus Brock was booked into the Jefferson County Jail about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, jail records show. He is being held on $200,000 bond. Brock is charged with murder in the Sept. 13 death of 32-year-old Demorris Sealy

AL.COM - 2017-09-18 12:34:05