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Marshall County woman gets 2 years for impersonating police officer

A Marshall County woman will spend two years behind bars for impersonating a police officer. Samantha Stevens pleaded guilty to the charge before a judge on Monday. Albertville police say a man stopped driving on Edmondson Street after he thought a woman hit his vehicle back in May. Police say the w

WAFF - 2017-09-19 22:37:48

Two charged in separate DeKalb incidents

Vehicle crashes played a part in two separate DeKalb County arrests last week, according to Sheriff Jimmy Harris. Deputies arrested Kenneth Allen Gregory, 53, of Fort Payne, Sept. 14 after a short chase that ended with Gregory losing control of his vehicle and hitting a utility pole. He was arrested

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-20 23:01:59

Taylor Beck: Psyched up for Saturday

This marks the first match-up between the two schools since the Tide took the 'Dores to the wood shed with a 34-0 beating in 2011. What makes this weekend exciting is the fact that both teams come in undefeated, which I'm sure hasn't happened too often, and Vanderbilt players and even the head coach

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-21 00:02:00

Jay Beard: Hobbies ... what are those?

I remember going to the Blue Parrot one night after work with some friends, but instead of going into the bar, I walked over to the dock and flipped a jig around for a few minutes. A photo of me holding a bass I caught that night is up top. Anyway, as you get older, how do you develop and maintain h

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-21 00:01:00

Marshall seeking documents from opioid manufacturers

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced he is part of a bipartisan coalition of 41 state attorneys general seeking documents and information from manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids as part of multistate investigations into the nationwide opioid epidemic. "Opioid abuse has reach

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-20 23:53:00

Trees still carry scars from drought

Trees are dying from the inside out, a reminder that the 2016 drought, although over, is still affecting the State of Alabama. The Marshall County Commission and the Marshall County Extension Services is working overtime to assess the damage done by the drought, and the pests that can worsen due to

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-20 23:49:00

Alabama Fan Club and Museum in Fort Payne getting new look

The Alabama Fan Club and Museum in Fort Payne will be making an exciting announcement soon. If you haven't been to visit the Alabama Fan Club and Museum in Fort Payne in some time, or maybe you've never been at all, they have a brand new look to show you very soon. The building was originally Rains-

WAFF - 2017-09-20 23:19:59

Popular Shepherd's Cove Thrift Shoppe to move locations

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. -- When something becomes so popular that you need a bigger space, that's a good problem to have. That's exactly what's happening for a nonprofit agency in Marshall County that serves nine counties. A store on U.S. Highway 431 in Guntersville is constantly busy. On Tuesday it beco

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-20 23:09:37

Fort Payne man facing burglary and theft charges

Deputies with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office arrested Kenneth Allen Gregory, 53 of Fort Payne on September 14. Investigators say Gregory was wanted on multiple warrants including burglary and theft in connection with a break-in at a residence on County Road 931 back in July earlier this year. Gr

WAFF - 2017-09-20 16:24:36

Albertville council recognizes culinary arts students for volunteer work | Walking tour set for Thursday at farmers market

The Albertville City Council recognized a group of Albertville High School volunteers for stepping up to the plate and delivering the goods. When the Albertville Farmers Market held its second annual Farm to Table Dinner, students in Lauren Bolding's culinary arts classes volunteered to help cook an

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-20 23:57:00

Shop for bargains | Albertville yard sale starts Friday

A new day will dawn for bargain hunters when the sun rises Friday. The day will also break for the first time on what Albertville Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer Palmer hopes becomes an annual event - the Albertville community Yard Sale. A new day will dawn for bargain hunters when the sun ri

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-20 23:46:00

Tim Tebow gives Christian speech in Albertville

As a nationally known SEC quarterback, Tim Tebow was outspoken about his Christian faith. On Wednesday night, he shared that faith with thousands of people in Marshall County. The crowd made their way into McCord Field in Albertville for "Shine: A Night With Tim Tebow." He spoke at length about his

WAFF - 2017-09-21 02:45:50

Gadsden Service Guild to host annual rummage sale

The Gadsden Service Guild's annual rummage sale will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, at Gadsden's Convention Hall, located at 344 South 1st Street. The sale will begin at 6 a.m. General ticket entry is $1 and can be purchased at the door. Doors will close at 11 a.m. and will re-open at 12 p.m. for a $5 ba

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-21 00:10:00

Snead lecture recital explores the myth and magic in music | Snead State Music Department pairs lecture with music

The community is invited to explore the fascinating, troublesome, and sometimes frightening use of myth and magic as they influence classical music as the Snead State Community College Music Department presents a special lecture recital. Myth, Magic and Music: A Lecture Recital, to be held on Friday

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-21 00:09:00

Albertville school board OKs bus bid

ALBERTVILLE - The Albertville City Board of Education on Tuesday accepted a renewal of a bus bid with Southland International for $92,563. An addition of $247.36 for parking break interlock made the total amount approved $92,810.36 was approved. The board accepted a proposal to finance school buses

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-20 23:06:42

Marshall Co. man pleads guilty in 15-year-old Jason Richards' 2015 death

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - A guilty plea brought an end to a case that was in the spotlight for weeks in Marshall County. Ryan Anthony Fitch plead guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the death of 15-year-old Jason Richards. Fitch was 18 at the time of his friend's 2015 accidental shooting death in

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-18 22:23:12

From dust to mud | Drought, extreme rainfall challenges farmers

Bubba Wade, Steven Talley and Jerrell Blanks tilled their soil, planted their crops and then watched their fruits and vegetables grow, only to turn to mush on the vine from excessive rainfall. Last year, all three men watched their fall crops dry up and turn to dust. Wade is the owner of W&W Farms i

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-18 22:58:00

Boaz police organizing local watch | Neighborhood watch forum scheduled in Boaz

The Boaz Police Department needs more eyes and ears to help patrol the city's streets and neighborhood watch groups may be the answer. The BPD announced it will hold a forum inside the Boaz Public Library to discuss the need for watch programs on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. Deputy Chief Josh Gas

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-18 23:03:00

Fyffe Rolls Past Asbury - The Advertiser-Gleam: News

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ADVERTISERGLEAM.COM - 2017-09-18 14:25:12

Raccoon confirmed to be rabid in North Hall, marking county's 8th case of 2017

Officials have confirmed Hall County's eighth case of rabies for 2017 in an incident involving a raccoon that had contact with two dogs Sept. 9 in North Hall. The rabid raccoon had contact with the dogs in the 5200 block of Wild Smith Road in Gainesville, according to a statement Monday from Katie C

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-19 00:08:00