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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
Douglas’ annual Christmas parade slated for Monday evening
Holiday cheers will soon flood the streets of Douglas in anticipation of its annual Christmas Parade on Monday. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m., Douglas Mayor Corey Hill said. But following the parade, he said spectators should come to town hall, located at 55 Alabama Highway 168 in Douglas, for
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.
Two people arrested in Blount County marijuana bust
HAYDEN, Ala. (WIAT) -- Two arrests were made in Blount County Monday after a residence was searched as the result of an investigation into the sale and production of marijuana.
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 from Arab charged in Cullman with sexual abuse of child; Hanceville man facing SORNA charges
CULLMAN - Two men were arrested recently by the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) for sex crimes; the two cases are separate and not related. Justin Anthony Jeffries Jr., 25, of Arab, has been charged with sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.
Asbury boys, girls stop county rival Douglas
ASBURY — Class 2A Asbury defeated its second straight Class 5A opponent, taking down Marshall County rival Douglas 60-52 in Tuesday night’s varsity boys basketball game. The Rams owned leads of 14-11, 31-24 and 43-39 at the quarter breaks. The contest featured two ties and four lead changes.
Help Sought for Jail Christmas Meal
From the Marshall County Jail Ministry to the good people of Marshall County:. This is our annual request for your help to provide for a very special meal that is in the works to be served to the men and women that are incarcerated in the Marshall County Jail; and also to the entire staff of men and
Suspect in custody after Dollar General robbery
A Huntsville police officer suffered what is described as a “minor leg injury,” while pursuing a suspect after a robbery and attempted robbery were reported Sunday morning. The officer was treated and released and a suspect is now in custody.
Basketball – Asbury Boys, Girls Sweep Douglas
Both the Asbury varsity boys and girls defeated Douglas in Marshall County basketball action. The girls edged Douglas 50-49, led by Grace Walters’ 23 points. Alexis Adams added 11 and Nikole Pilkington 5.
Douglas VFD buys new tanker
DOUGLAS – Much-needed upgrades, including a new tanker truck and more than $60,000 worth of equipment for the fire department, have made it to the Town of Douglas, but it would’ve never happened without the community’s support.
Sex abusing priest list includes one who once served in Guntersville
GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The Archdiocese of Mobile has released a list of priests accused of child sex abuse. One of those priests once served in Guntersville. This most recent list came from the archdiocese of Mobile but another list which has not yet been released could reveal more names of abusi
OUR VIEW: Interstate bridge shutdown will create mess in Birmingham
People in Gadsden go to Birmingham. They have for years, even in the pre-Interstate 59 days when it involved a grueling, “are we ever going to get there” trip on two-lane U.S. Highway 11 through multiple small towns in Etowah, St. Clair and Jefferson counties.
These Are The 10 Alabama Cities With The Largest Black Population For 2019
We used science and data to determine which cities in Alabama have the largest African American population. Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2019. This is our second time ranking the cities in Alabama with the largest African American population.
Changes made to Alabama license plate decals
The Alabama Department of Revenue in 2018 changed the decals that go on your auto license plates. Probate offices across the state had to implement the change in calendar year 2018.
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 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.
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.
It's 3rd Season with FLW for Grant's Kendrick
Jay Kendrick of Grant will fish his 3rd pro season with FLW starting in January. He’s very excited about what the new season holds for him. He fished the FLW Costa series 3 years ago in his bid to come back as a pro after a long layoff. He moved up to the top tier FLW Tour last season.