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Man charged with trafficking marijuana in Heflin

A Birmingham man was jailed Sunday after he was allegedly found with 9 pounds of marijuana in Heflin that morning. David Davis Jr., 27, was arrested by Heflin police and charged with trafficking marijuana.

ANNISTON STAR

Local reactions divided on Mueller report

The long-awaited report from special counsel Robert Mueller was released Thursday, and the more than 400-page document details President Donald Trump’s attempts to influence the Russia investigation but concludes that no evidence of collusion with Russia was found.

GAINESVILLE TIMES

Cleburne County plans cleanup day Saturday

Cleburne County plans the first of two county-wide cleanup days this Saturday, according to Cleburne County engineer Lee Estes. The semi-annual event allows county residents to dispose of large trash items not suitable for a regular trash can.

ANNISTON STAR

We are on WEATHER ALERT: Overnight storms enter our Alabama counties 1AM CT

The forecast continues to show signs of a much stronger event on the latest runs. This will be stronger than tis past Sunday’s storm system, which brought the EF-0 & 1 tornadoes. These could be stronger…

WRBL.COM

Cleburne County wreck Monday leads to second crash

A two-vehicle accident on U.S. 431 Monday afternoon in the Hollis community led to a second wreck less than half an hour later, firefighters said. Chief Dan Hopkins, who heads the Hollis Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department, said a white sedan was turning into a Dollar General parking lot when a dar

ANNISTON STAR

UPDATE: Thunderstorm warning for Calhoun County

UPDATE: 8:11 p.m. -- The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Calhoun County until 9:15 p.m. At 8:09 p.m., the weather service said storms were along a line from Steele to Ragland to the Talladega Super Speedway and moving northeast at 60 mph.

ANNISTON STAR

Storms heading into Talladega County; Thunderstorm watch until 2 a.m. in eastern Alabama

UPDATE 8 p.m. -- The National Weather Service has released a weather advisory for Talladega and Coosa counties, noting that thunderstorms are heading into the area. Cities affected include Talladega, Sylacauga, Oxford, Lincoln and Pell City, among others.

ANNISTON STAR

Tornado Watch For Parts Of Central Alabama Coming Very Soon

NWS Birmingham is currently on a call with the Storm Prediction Center about the issuance of a tornado watch for the western parts of the area. Tornado watch should be issued before 4:00 pm CDT.

ALABAMAWX.COM

James Spann: Threat of severe storms across Alabama tonight

WATCHING THE RADAR: A line of severe storms is along I-55 in Mississippi as I write this update; a few tornado warnings are in effect for line segments where storms are in rotation. But here in Alabama, all is calm; it is a warm, windy afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures in the 7

ALABAMANEWSCENTER.COM

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Parts Of North/Central AL Until 3:00 AM

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued starting immediately for the extreme north, northeastern, and eastern parts of North/Central Alabama until 3:00 am CDT Sunday morning.

ALABAMAWX.COM

Alabama among first states where shoppers can use food stamps on Amazon and Walmart online

The U.S. government is testing a plan to allow food-stamp purchases through grocers online, potentially opening a $61 billion annual market to companies such as Amazon.com Inc., Walmart Inc. and Instacart Inc.

ALABAMANEWSCENTER.COM

New storm shelter shown off in Calhoun Co.

CALHOUN COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Calhoun County officials dedicates a new storm shelter on a First Alert Weather Day. The new shelter is located in the James "Pappy" Dunn Park in the Thankful Community, on the outskirts of West Anniston.

WBRC.COM

300 law enforcement officers carry out predawn contraband raid at Alabama prison

Hundreds of law enforcement officers descended upon an Alabama prison Thursday morning in a joint operation targeting contraband. The Alabama Department of Corrections led the predawn raid at William C. Holman Correctional Facility beginning about 4:30 a.m. More than 300 officers took part in the ef

AL.COM

Dueling lists of “safe/unsafe” cities rank Anniston as safe...and unsafe

ANNISTON, AL (WBRC) - Two different online articles give differing accounts over whether Anniston is a safe city, crime-wise. And there's a chance they both could be wrong. An article by Vivantsource.com says Anniston, home of the Anniston Army Depot, is the least safe military town in the nation.

WBRC.COM

Severe storms expected as soon as 7 p.m. in Anniston area

Forecasters this morning moved up their timeline for severe storms expected to arrive in the Anniston area tonight. “The initial band of severe weather should arrive around 7 to 8 p.m. tonight in your area,” said forecaster Gary Goggins, who works at the National Weather Service office in Calera. He

ANNISTON STAR

Alabama man dies in accidental shooting after gun discharges from diaper bag

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has died days after he was accidentally shot outside a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant when a gun discharged inside a baby’s diaper bag.

WKRG

Elks sue to strike down Calhoun County bingo amendment

An Elks lodge in Anniston is going to court to keep its regular bingo game. Elks Lodge No. 189, on South Noble Street, filed a lawsuit in Calhoun County Circuit Court on March 28 seeking to invalidate a bingo regulation amendment local voters passed in November.

ANNISTON STAR

Marsh to address GOP breakfast

Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, will address the Etowah County Republican Breakfast Saturday at Western Sizzlin in Rainbow City. Marsh serves as president pro tempore of the Alabama Senate.

GADSDEN TIMES

Calhoun schools bid farewell to interim chief

Calhoun County Board of Education members bid farewell to former interim Superintendent Jon Paul Campbell Thursday night with their thanks. “The Lord sent him our way,” board member Mike Almaroad said. During the board’s regular meeting Almaroad thanked Campbell for his “calming personality” that “p

ANNISTON STAR

Two Arrested in Silver Creek Mansion Fire for Arson

Stanley Edward Stephens, 68, and Donald Eric Lualen, 59 of Polk County, have been arrested for the arson of the Silver Creek mason on Craton Road. Reports said that Stephens was the former resident of the home. However, the home was foreclosed on and was owned by Regions Bank at the time of the blaz

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM