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Eufaula girls lose in Class 6A Southeast Regional semis

MONTGOMERY – The Opelika Lady Bulldogs took on scoring run after scoring run from Eufaula in Friday’s Southeast Regional semifinals game. Time after time, the Lady Bulldogs held their ground to punch their ticket to the next round.


Sunday Morning Quick Update on the Alabama Weather Situation

Lots to talk about in the video this morning, so expect it around 7:45 a.m. But a quick update as of 7 a.m. to start your day:. A few light showers are falling across North Alabama this morning. Temperatures up north are near 50Fs. Across the I-20 Corridor, they are in the 50s, having risen during t


Parents express growing frustration with Barbour County school system

BARBOUR COUNTY, AL (WRBL) - Three parents, their children and four stakeholders in the Barbour County school system met with News 3 to discuss their growing concern and irritation with the school board.


Several local law enforcement agencies warn against wanted Alabama suspect believed to be armed and dangerous

SAMSON, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Law enforcement agencies in our area are sharing photos of a wanted suspect out of Alabama who is believed to be armed and dangerous. The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) sent out a release Saturday after a woman died from what is believed to be a gunshot wound.


Alabama’s Eight Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

Alabama’s eighth severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, and ends at midnight, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, allowing Alabama shoppers to stock up tax free on common supplies costing less than $60 that every home and business needs to prepare for a natural


Groundbreaking held for Splash Pad

It was hardly a day meant for kids to run around in spraying water, but that’ll come soon enough. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Wednesday behind the Eufaula Barbour County Chamber of Commerce at the future home of the Splash Pad.


This Week Is Severe Weather Awareness Week In Alabama

This week officially kicks off Alabama Severe Weather Awareness Week as declared by Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey. The Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency and other supporting organizations want to make sure you are prepared for severe weather. Advance planning and increased awareness will help


Census: Counting everyone a matter of more revenue for county

Guest Rhonda Mann, deputy director of VOICES for Alabama’s Children, spoke of the importance of the upcoming 2020 Census count for Barbour County, particularly those under the age of five.


A Look At The Flooding Potential Ahead For Alabama

An extended period of unsettled weather is ahead for Alabama, with potential for flash flooding and longer term river flooding in the days ahead. The combination of high precipitable water values (very moist air), a deep upper trough to the west, and a surface front oscillating through the region wi


Alabama Supreme Court Grants Attorney General Steve Marshall's Request to Stay

Montgomery, AL - Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday that the Alabama Supreme Court has granted the State of Alabama’s motion to stay a recent Jefferson County Circuit Court judgment that declared the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 to be unconstitutional.


Alabama man among five killed during Illinois warehouse shooting

An Alabama man was one of five people killed by a recently fired co-worker in an Aurora, Ill. warehouse shooting Friday. Aurora police say Gary Martin, 45, killed five Henry Pratt Company employees with a handgun and then shot five police officers as they swarmed the building. The shooting ended aft


Alabama HS basketball: Updates from Friday's 4 AHSAA regional tourneys

Are you ready for more Alabama high school basketball?. The 2019 regional tournaments continue today at all four sites -- Southeast Regional at Montgomery's Garrett Coliseum, Southwest Regional at Alabama State's Acadome, Northeast Regional at Jacksonville State's Pete Mathews Coliseum and Wallace-H


Alabama woman who fatally stabbed boyfriend denied case review

Vegas Contorno, of Autauga, who was convicted of manslaughter in 2017 for fatally stabbing her boyfriend, was denied by the Alabama Supreme Court to review her conviction. Contorno’s attorneys have been fighting through appeals court since 2017.


Police are searching for AL police officer shooting suspect

AUBURN, Al. (WTVY) - Police are looking for the man they say shot an Auburn police officer multiple times Friday night. He could be from Barbour County. Auburn police say 38-year-old Christopher James Wallace left the scene in a Jeep Liberty. The Jeep had a Barbour County license plate 6AB5267.


William Shatner, Alabama's Jeff Cook perform at Opry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- William Shatner made his debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry alongside Jeff Cook of Alabama. Shatner and Cook performed the title track from their country album "Why Not Me"on Friday night.


Alabama's road map: Decisions loom as traffic increases and funding for roadwork lags

As state and local leaders consider how to address Alabama’s infrastructure needs in the coming decades, researchers at the University of Alabama have produced a report analyzing the implications of different strategies to meet the challenge.


Up to 8 inches of rain possible in parts of Alabama next week

The forecast hasn't changed much: Parts of Alabama are in line to get a lot of rain. Possibly as much as 8 inches in spots through next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday continued to highlight the potential for flooding by next week -- both in urban areas and near rivers.


Police identify man fatally shot while hunting Saturday

Police have identified a man shot and killed in Troy Saturday in what police believe to be a hunting accident. Troy Police Chief Randall Barr said Benjamin Preston Brown, 61, of Louisville, was found shot and unresponsive at the scene on County Road 7741.


Water Turned Off After a Main Break in Opelika Subdivision

Water will be turned off because of a water main break in an Opelika subdivision. It will be turned off until Friday evening for all of Rocky Brook Rd. from Etowah Ave. to Morris Ave.


New Auburn University building will be named for Rane family

The Auburn University Board of Trustees Friday approved final plans for the Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center, a multi-purpose facility to aid students in hospitality and culinary science pursuits.