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Alabama lumber company makes $18 million investment into Coosa County mill

An Alabama lumber company is making a large investment into one of its oldest and biggest mills in the Yellowhammer state. Central Alabama Wood Products announced last week that it is investing $18 million into an expansion of a Coosa County sawmill in the town of Nixburg, according to the Alexander

YELLOWHAMMER NEWS - 2018-12-17 19:12:39

3 Alabama prison employees arrested

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Three correctional staff members have been arrested after internal investigations at two state correctional facilities, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.

WSFA - 2018-12-18 22:42:00

‘Trail of Hope - The Journey to Equality’

(RNN) - “Trail of Hope - The Journey to Equality” documentary traces the path of the civil rights struggle through churches, courthouses, jail cells and other historic sites across the South.

WSFA - 2018-12-13 00:38:00

Alexander City deadlock pushes Russell decision to January

Three councilmembers voted Monday night to press the brakes on a proposal for Alexander City to buy the former Russell Sales Office and consolidate all city services under one roof.

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-12-18 13:29:47

Coosa County sawmill set for expansion

COOSA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Deep in the woods of Coosa County, lots of wood is being carved up, picked up and splintered. You think it’s busy now? Wait until this time next year; a high-tech sawmill will be added thanks to an $18 million expansion by Central Alabama Wood Products.

WSFA - 2018-12-11 23:51:00

Sex assault allegations hurled at second Autauga County school

AUTAUGA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Randy McCary doesn’t like what he’s hearing coming out of Billingsley School where he has two children, one in elementary and another in junior high.

WSFA - 2018-12-18 23:38:00

Benjamin Russell girls unleash the fury on Central Coosa

Although Benjamin Russell’s streak of holding its girls basketball opponents to fewer than 20 points came to an end Friday night, Central Coosa didn’t get much more than that. The Wildcats once again dominated their opponent, beating their rivals, 62-23, and keeping their undefeated streak alive.

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-12-17 20:27:39

Alabama armed drug dealer sentenced to 10 years in Federal Court

TOXEY, Ala. (WPMI) — United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that William Nicholas Hearn, 44, of Toxey, Alabama, was sentenced Wednesday for his possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and felon in possession of a firearm. Hearn pled guilty

WPMI - 2018-12-18 14:36:38

18-year-old killed in Sylacauga crash

SYLACAUGA, Ala. — A teen from Sylacauga was killed in a crash involving an 18-wheeler on Friday evening, Dec. 14. According to ABC33/40, 18-year-old, Dakota Nivins, 18, was pronounced dead by the Shelby County coroner in the crash on County Road 45.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-12-17 22:43:02

Mother Of Alabama Star Says He’s Returning For Senior Year

Next year’s Alabama Crimson Tide team will have a familiar face leading the linebackers corps. According to the Montgomery Advertiser, the mother of Alabama star LB Mack Wilson, Sandra Wilson, revealed that her son is planning to return to the team in 2019 so he can get his college degree and win an

THESPUN.COM - 2018-12-17 17:27:26

The Unsuspecting Alabama Truck Stop Where You Can Pull Over And Have An Amazing Meal

Alabama is home to a variety of places to eat, including truck stops. One truck stop in Alabama where you’ll be served an amazing meal is the Oasis Travel Center. For information about this popular truck stop and its unique restaurant, take a look below.

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-18 07:00:00

Two women arrested, charged with trying to bring drugs into Alabama prison

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WPMI) — In a move to combat drugs and other illegal contraband from entering state prisons, law enforcement agents with the Alabama Department of Corrections made separate arrests at two state correctional facilities during inmate visitations on Saturday.

WPMI - 2018-12-17 10:39:54

Must-see: Car crashes into Alabama home; shocking photo goes viral

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Nobody was hurt Sunday when a car crashed into a home in Montgomery, Alabama, authorities said. The shocking scene on Perry Hill Road was captured in a photo that quickly went viral.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-12-17 12:05:07

Teen dead in crash involving 18-wheeler

SYLACAUGA, Ala. — A teen from Sylacauga died in a crash involving an 18-wheeler on Friday night. Dakota Nivins, 18, died in the crash on County Road 45, the Shelby County coroner confirms.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-12-17 15:05:35

Suspect in attempted rape on Prattville school campus appears in court

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - One can only imagine what the juvenile victim must be going through days after the female student reported an attempted rape against her in a restroom after hours at Prattville High School.

WSFA - 2018-12-18 00:14:00

Investigation leads to drug arrests in Tallapoosa County

Law enforcement officers in Tallapoosa County made multiple drug-related arrests last week, in which they recovered about 556 grams of marijuana, several grams of methamphetamine and cocaine, $1,670 cash, two firearms and a 2004 Chevy Silverado.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-12-16 01:22:00

Christmas on the Coosa 2018 Draws Many to Downtown Wetumpka

The Christmas on the Coosa’s parade and a day’s worth of other activities get people in the Christmas spirit. “It’s just so much fun, the town all comes out and it’s just a happy,happy celebration that we enjoy every year,” says Jenny Bailey.

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2018-12-16 00:13:00

Reeltown upends Central Coosa in area girls hoops tilt

After matching the hometown Reeltown Rebels shot for shot early in Thursday’s Class 2A Area 8 tilt, Central Coosa’s girls basketball team fell short down the stretch. Reeltown picked up a 46-30 victory to put its first mark in the win column this season.

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-12-17 20:19:53

Second-half Central Coosa surge stymies Reeltown

Jadarius Brown came off the bench and got hot in the second half, scoring 15 points on five 3-point shots as the Cougars turned a double-digit halftime lead into a 61-40 Class 2A Area 8 victory Thursday night in Reeltown.

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-12-17 20:18:18

Hemp farming coming to Alabama but still months away

Alabamians should be able to grow and process hemp as an agricultural commodity because of the farm bill approved by Congress last week, but there are still governmental hurdles ahead before they can get started.

AL.COM - 2018-12-17 19:13:06