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School board names interim, acting principals
The Eufaula City Schools Board of Education is closing out December with flurry of moves. One week after naming Joey Brannan Jr. as its new superintendent, ECS has announced Darrell Woods as the new interim principal for Eufaula High School and Tera Scott as the acting principal at Admiral Moorer Mi
Breakfast of Champions points out benefits of Boys and Girls Clubs
Statistics tell quite a story with children who are involved in after-school programs such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lake Eufaula, and the local group is quite proud of its ongoing story.
Eufaula was always a special place to Brannan
During his first stay at Eufaula, Joey Brannan said two young kids and coaching duties prevented him from enjoying Lake Eufaula fishing excursions as much as he would have liked.
Alabama elementary school bus driver buys McDonald’s breakfast for students when ice delays school opening
One generous Alabama school bus driver has gone viral for purchasing 50 McDonald’s breakfast biscuits for his elementary school students when icy roads delayed the school’s opening, so that the youngsters would not go hungry in class.
Eufaula City Schools names new superintendent
EUFAULA, AL (WSFA) - New leadership for Eufaula City Schools. Starting in January, Joey Brannan, Jr. will take over as the new superintendent of Eufaula City Schools. It’s a bit of a homecoming for Brannan. His career in education started 20 years ago with Eufaula City Schools. He is a former social
On this day in Alabama history: Deadly tornado struck Tuscaloosa
A strong EF4 tornado hit communities south and east of Tuscaloosa on Dec. 16, 2000, claiming 11 lives and injuring more than 125 others. It was the strongest tornado to hit Alabama in December since 1950 and part of a tornado outbreak that took place across the Southeastern United States from Missis
ECS board chooses Brannan as its new superintendent
His name began bouncing around among Eufaula residents when they saw he was a finalist for the vacant superintendent’s post at Eufaula City Schools. After all, they were familiar with Joey Brannan – Patrick J. Brannan Jr., to be exact – because he had been a teacher/coach in Eufaula from 1998-2005.
Eufaula murder suspect fighting extradition, police say
EUFAULA, AL (WTVM) - Police in Eufaula are pouring over evidence from two separate crime scenes relating to the death of a 26-year-old man. After a nationwide search, the third suspect in Deyasmine Sheppard’s murder case was taken into custody, but police say he is trying to avoid answering to his c
Alabama: Krystal Hancock identified as woman killed in attempted murder suicide, shot by Ben Allen
A woman in Baldwin County Alabama was killed Wednesday evening after being involved in an alleged murder-suicide attempt. Authorities have now identified the woman as Krystal Rose Renee Hancock.
How Alabama laid groundwork for its own wrongdoing
What’s better, you think? Doing the wrong thing in the right way, or the right thing in the wrong way?. As a state, Alabama chose the former. It was clear on Day 2 of the 1901 Alabama Constitutional Convention, when newly elected convention president John B. Knox got up to speak in favor of white su
Jalen Hurts draws standing ovation at Alabama graduation (Video)
It’s highly unlikely that Jalen Hurts will be starting under center for the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff game against Oklahoma, now that Tua Tagovailoa has been practicing and appears to be getting healthy, but he’s still provided the team with plenty of big-time throws and strong
Alabama choosing to play nice with Oklahoma
There would be vengeance. That was the implication packed into social media posts fired off by members of the Alabama Crimson Tide once Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray was announced as the Heisman Trophy winner last Saturday.
LaGrange Police spot missing Alabama teen
LAGRANGE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - LaGrange Police said they have spotted a 16-year-old runaway Alabama boy Saturday at an area Walmart store. The LaGrange Police Department said Darron Keith Earles, who was reported missing on Oct. 25 from Valley, Alabama, was spotted getting into an RV at the store a
New Injury Update For Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa
Alabama is gearing up for yet another College Football Playoff appearance. The Tide kicked off practice this week and there was a significant update that came out of the media availability.
Bulldogs knock off Carroll in tournament
The Pike County High School boy’s basketball team picked up a 71-31 win over the New Brockton Gamecocks on Friday night in the Daleville Christmas Tournament. The win for the Bulldogs gives them a 3-2 record on the season.
Lady Trojans take care of Eufuala
The Charles Henderson Lady Trojans kept to their winning ways on Friday night when they knocked off Eufaula 57-29. The win for the Trojans keeps them undefeated on the season. Tatyana Siler led the Trojans with 19 points, while Samira Moore finished with 18.
VIDEO: Tua Tagovailoa Active at Alabama Bowl Practice Despite Ankle Injury
Ahead of the Orange Bowl matchup that pits Heisman winner Kyler Murray and Oklahoma against Nick Saban and his loaded Alabama squad, nearly all the focus around the Crimson Tide is related to the health of star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. His ankle injury, which was sustained against LSU and re-a
This is the least-healthy city in Alabama
Alabama has a health problem. The state is historically ranked among the least-healthy in the country, with high rates of heart disease and obesity and low percentages of people who exercise and have healthy diets.
Man shot to death at Sylvania Circle home; suspect captured in Alabama
The Gordon County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a man at a Sylvania Circle home early Saturday morning. The suspect in the shooting was taken into custody in Eastern Alabama around 9:45 a.m. Saturday.
Dothan Tigers win for first time against Barbour County
ENTERPRISE – New Dothan coach B.J. Chitty, who is dealing with an Achilles tendon injury which required surgery on Tuesday, was feeling better about life after the Tigers defeated Barbour County 60-53 Thursday in the Enterprise Christmas Tournament.