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LaFayette solar power facility on track to be operational by December

Media and representatives from various companies got a behind-the-scenes tour Monday of the $140 million solar facility in LaFayette that is expected to be fully operational in December. Centaurus Renewable Energy is the primary investor and Global Atlantic is the owner of the facility. Alabama Powe

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:54:00

ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit volleyball downs South Lamar

Holy Spirit defeated South Lamar in a Class 1A volleyball match on Tuesday night, 25-18, 25-19, 17-25 and 25-22. The Saints were led by Lilly Laubenthall, who finished with 20 digs. Mary Beth Lake was also key for Holy Spirit as she tallied 16 kills. Willie Durham and Sydney Lake contributed to the

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

PREP ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit volleyball defeats Berry

Holy Spirit did not drop a set against Berry High School as the Saints took advantage of the home court and crowd and beat the Wildcats 25-13, 25-15 and 25-18 in Monday night's volleyball action. Sydney Lake accounted for six aces and seven digs for Holy Spirit, while Willie Durham picked up 10 kill

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-19 04:58:14

Man's body found in airport parking lot 8 months after death

KANSAS CITY, MO (WDAF/CNN) - A family is mourning the loss of a loved one who had missing for nearly a year. Kansas City police said they found Randy Potter's decomposed body in his vehicle eight months after he disappeared. Potter's family insists investigators dropped the ball. "Emotionally it's b

WSFA - 2017-09-19 15:51:19

Annexation generates debate at council meeting

PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council approved several items during their council meeting Monday night, but things became a little tense when a Parrish resident addressed the council in regards to the town's proposed annexation plan. Parrish ... This item is available in full to subscribers. PARRISH -

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 05:17:00

Commission looks at budget proposals

The Walker County Commission, which may meet next Monday to adopt a new budget, received proposed budgets from its county administrator and one commissioner that borrow road funds to balance the budget and take in 10 percent cuts from many departments. This item is available in full to subscribers.

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-19 05:44:13

Saturday brings out huge crowds for free music festival

The Foothills Festival continued its second and final day with continued success, impressing officials and visitors alike with its quality performances and variety of activities. After a tremendous success on Friday night, garnering comparisons to a major block party, the day kicked off again at noo

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-17 07:25:11

Northport to seek retail proposals

For the next three weeks, the city of Northport will seek proposals from developers interested in purchasing City Hall for the purpose of retail development. City Hall is part of a 36,000 square-foot municipal building that sits on a 5-acre lot at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82 and U.S. Highway

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-19 04:19:10

Brownwood man arrested for sexually assaulting 2 girls

BROWNWOOD, Texas - A Texas Ranger's investigation into a sexual relationship involving two 16-year-old girls has led to the arrest of a Brownwood man. Brannon Lewis Reiger, 30, was arrested Friday on four counts of sexual assault and a charge of tampering with a witness, according to complaints file

KTXS.COM - 2017-09-18 18:24:42

Brownwood City Council Adopts Proposed Tax Rate for 2018

Brownwood News - After months of budget meetings, work and public hearings, the Brownwood City Council established the budget and tax rate for the next fiscal year. During their meeting this morning, the council adopted the 2017-18 budget of $34,351,613, which is an increase of 2.3% from the prior y

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 16:15:41

Detours, Lane Closures Scheduled on US 84/183 at Railroad Bridge

Press Release - All traffic on US 84/183 between Early and Zephyr in Brown County is scheduled to be detoured for a 4-hour period onWednesday, Sept. 20 as crews close the highway to install steel girders for the new railroad bridge at the Fort Worth & Western Railroad. For the 4-hour period between

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 20:10:40

Brown County Gleanings: Early Schools and Teachers

Written by Clay Riley - Education came to Brown County with the first settlers, and for more than eighty years Brownwood has been recognized as an educational center for Central West Texas. The first schools were short and irregular, due to the conditions existing at that time, but by the late seven

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 19:36:20

Ranger College Representative Offers Ballot Language Explanation

Brownwood News - A recent press release emailed by Ranger College Public Information Officer Ryan Ronan offers an explanation of issues regarding the Brown County Annexation Election ballot language. Early voting regarding the annexation will be held at the new Brown County Elections Office at 613 N

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 18:21:36

BRMC Volunteers Name Suzanne Prosise as August Volunteer of the Month

BRMC Press Release - The Brownwood Regional Medical Center Volunteers are pleased to announce the selection of the August 2017 BRMC Volunteer of the Month. During the September 2017 Meeting of the BRMC Volunteer's Executive Board, BRMC Volunteer Suzanne Prosise was honored as the August 2017 BRMC Vo

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:05:03

Life According to Kiera: The S Word

Written by Rowonna McNeely - Every Monday, Kiera brings home her reading book. It's so fun to listen to how much she has learned and how well she is reading. Of course, Kiera takes a different approach to reading to us.Let me give you a brief example of how it works. Monday night, we all climbed on

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 14:03:21

None qualify for Fulton chair's seat on Day 2

On Day 2 of qualifying Sept. 19, no candidates qualified for the Nov. 7 special election to fill the Fulton County Board of Commissioners' chair's (District 7 at-large) seat vacated by John Eaves, who resigned in August to run for Atlanta mayor. On the first day, three candidates - Robb Pitts, Gabri

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 01:35:00

Florida Evacuee, 10, Struck And Killed By Vehicle During Altercation In Stone Mountain: ICYMI

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA -- A 10-year-old fleeing Hurricane Irma was killed Monday when he was struck by a vehicle during an altercation involving his mother and another woman, according to news reports. The boy, identified as Timothy Jones, reportedly, got in the middle of the fight. He died around 1:20

PATCH - 2017-09-17 13:02:16

5 candidates qualify for District 39 Senate seat race

Five candidates have qualified for the Nov. 7 special election to fill the seat vacated by District 39 State Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, who is running for Atlanta mayor. The district includes part of Buckhead. Qualifying took place Sept. 13 through 15 and was delayed two days by Tropical Storm Ir

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-17 15:52:00

Buckhead intersection reopens after power pole is fixed

The intersection of West Paces Ferry Road and Northside Parkway in Buckhead has reopened after officials repaired a downed power pole and extinguished a transformer fire, according to Channel 2 Action News. Earlier, traffic had to be redirected near OK Cafe and a Publix shopping complex. The interse


Buckhead, Sandy Springs schools' ACT scores mixed

Local high schools had mixed results in the American College Testing (ACT) exam, according to scores released Sept. 18 by the Georgia Department of Education. The ACT is an alternative to the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), and the highest score one can get is 36. Four of the area's six public high

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 23:01:00