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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…


Eufaula native inks hoops scholarship with UCF

Tony Johnson, who played for the Eufaula Tigers through his junior season, signed a basketball letter-of-intent Wednesday with the University of Central Florida. Johnson left EHS after last season and transferred to Berkmar High School in the Atlanta, Georgia, metro area where he was also a member o


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


Klages steps down after one season as Lakeside coach

Once again — for the fifth time in five years — Lakeside will be looking for a football coach. Considered a home run hire a year ago, Dan Klages is stepping down as the head football coach of the Chiefs.


Severe storms moving into Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Severe storms will move into Alabama late this afternoon. A few tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are possible with these storms. Share and stay weather aware!


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.


Storm system intensifies in Mississippi, approaches Alabama

Officials in Butler County and across Alabama are watching as a storm system that is expected to hit our area tonight is intensifying as it moves from Louisiana into Mississippi.


Prep Softball: Braswell drives in 10 runs in 22-12 Cougar win over Eufaula

Northview’s KJ Braswell went 4-for-4 and drove in 10 runs, tying the second most in AHSAA history, to spark a wild 22-12 five-inning Cougar win over Eufaula in a regular season game in Eufaula Wednesday afternoon.


Tornado Threat Extending Farther North Into The Northern Half Of Central Alabama

Strong storms are approaching the state line and NWS Birmingham has gone ahead and issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for all of Sumter County until 5:30 pm. A few tornado warnings continue for a few counties in the eastern parts of Mississippi that we’ll need to watch as they approach the state.


Lakeside School relieves Safe Schools Initiative Award for third year

EUFAULA, Ala. (WDHN) — Attorney General Steve Marshall made a visit to The Lakeside School Thursday morning to present them with an award that shows they are one of the safest in Alabama.


Columbus man arrested in Wednesday drug bust also faces gang charges

COLUMBUS (WRBL) - One of three men arrested Wednesday at a suspected drug house on George Street in midtown Columbus pleaded not guilty to multiple drug and gang charges Thursday morning in Recorder's Court.


Mueller report: ‘Alabama governor’ mentioned in special counsel report

A brief mention of a proposed meeting between Russian officials, then-U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions and the governor of Alabama is included in the report issued today from special counsel Robert Mueller.


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.


Dateline NBC to feature story of Jesse ‘Madison’ Holton, Alabama teen accused of killing parents

An Alabama teen who was charged in the shooting deaths of his parents, only to have the charges dismissed last year, will be featured in a Dateline NBC segment Friday night. Jesse “Madison” Holton, then-17, was charged as an adult in the 2016 slayings of his father, former Eclectic mayor Mike Holton


Riverfest celebration set for Saturday, April 20, in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN-QUITMAN COUNTY, Ga (WRBL) - This weekend ushers in the biggest party of the year in Georgetown and Quitman County-- and you're invited. The annual Riverfest celebration is set for Saturday, April 20. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. The parade will be held at 11 a.m.


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


Bill that would lessen marijuana penalties in Alabama passes Senate committee

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) -- A proposed bill that would revise the crime of unlawful possession of marijuana in Alabama passed in a Senate committee vote on Wednesday. The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved the bill and it will now go to the Senate for a full vote.


4 Alabama doctors among 60 charged in illegal prescription opioid crackdown

CINCINNATI — Federal authorities say they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegal prescribing and distributing of opioids and other dangerous drugs.


Two Jack’s locations planned for Dothan, including one downtown

The fast-food restaurant Jack’s is developing plans for two locations in Dothan. Jack’s – a Southern-style cuisine restaurant with breakfast, lunch and dinner offerings – opened a location in Eufaula earlier this week and has announced plans for a Troy location. A location in Andalusia – currently i


Local restaurant in the running for best peach cobbler in Alabama

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A local restaurant is currently in the finals in the search for Alabama's best peach cobbler. Ray's Restaurant in Dothan is among four eateries left in the running to win the title of Bama's Best Peach Cobbler, sponsored the Alabama Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association.