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Marshall County woman gets 2 years for impersonating police officer

A Marshall County woman will spend two years behind bars for impersonating a police officer. Samantha Stevens pleaded guilty to the charge before a judge on Monday. Albertville police say a man stopped driving on Edmondson Street after he thought a woman hit his vehicle back in May. Police say the w

WAFF - 2017-09-19 22:37:48

Albertville Council accepts bid on water main extension

ALBERTVILLE - The Albertville City Council on Monday accepted a bid from HD Supply Waterworks Ltd. for the Community Development Block Grant water main extension project that will be awarded by the Municipal Utilities Board. Following a public hearing, Wayne Farms property at College, Midland and Mc

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-19 21:11:40

Marshall Co. man pleads guilty in 15-year-old Jason Richards' 2015 death

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - A guilty plea brought an end to a case that was in the spotlight for weeks in Marshall County. Ryan Anthony Fitch plead guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the death of 15-year-old Jason Richards. Fitch was 18 at the time of his friend's 2015 accidental shooting death in

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-18 22:23:12

From dust to mud | Drought, extreme rainfall challenges farmers

Bubba Wade, Steven Talley and Jerrell Blanks tilled their soil, planted their crops and then watched their fruits and vegetables grow, only to turn to mush on the vine from excessive rainfall. Last year, all three men watched their fall crops dry up and turn to dust. Wade is the owner of W&W Farms i

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-18 22:58:00

Boaz police organizing local watch | Neighborhood watch forum scheduled in Boaz

The Boaz Police Department needs more eyes and ears to help patrol the city's streets and neighborhood watch groups may be the answer. The BPD announced it will hold a forum inside the Boaz Public Library to discuss the need for watch programs on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. Deputy Chief Josh Gas

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-18 23:03:00

Fyffe Rolls Past Asbury - The Advertiser-Gleam: News

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ADVERTISERGLEAM.COM - 2017-09-18 14:25:12

Gaston wins Miss Homecoming at AU

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SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-18 23:22:00

Huck Treadwell: It just doesn't get cold anymore

A few days ago, there was a chill in the morning air, and for a moment, I thought cold weather was coming soon. Then, it got hot again, dashing any hope I had for cooler weather. Growing up, I can remember it being cold for days on end during the winter. I remember dreading waking up because I'd hav

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-18 23:17:00

Madison County Democrats to Hold Blue Dems Ball Oct. 7

The Madison County Democratic Executive Committee will host the annual Blue Dems Ball, Oct. 7, at 7 pm, at the Bob Harrison Senior Wellness & Advocacy Center, 6156 Pulaski Pike, Huntsville. The Blue Dems Ball is the largest annual gathering for area Democrats and will provide support for Democratic

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-18 23:21:00

AGwarns consumers against falling victim to scammers claiming to be with Equifax

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is among 32 attorneys general calling on Equifax to drop fees it charges for its credit monitoring service and to reimburse consumers who were forced to pay for security freezes to their credit accounts as a result of the Equifax data breach. "By Equifax's own

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-18 23:19:00

Power crews return from aiding Hurricane Irma victims

Electric crews are now back home in Marshall County after aiding Hurricane Irma storm victims get their power back on. Approximately a dozen men from the Municipal Utilities Board in Albertville and Guntersville Electric made the trip early last week and arrived back over the weekend. Crews from Gun

WAFF - 2017-09-18 20:49:12

Raccoon confirmed to be rabid in North Hall, marking county's 8th case of 2017

Officials have confirmed Hall County's eighth case of rabies for 2017 in an incident involving a raccoon that had contact with two dogs Sept. 9 in North Hall. The rabid raccoon had contact with the dogs in the 5200 block of Wild Smith Road in Gainesville, according to a statement Monday from Katie C

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-19 00:08:00

UN chief: Nuclear threat at highest level since Cold War

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the world's leaders Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings." In his first state-of-the-world report since taking the rei

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-19 14:05:25

Troopers working fatal accident in Marshall County

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - State Troopers are investigating a two car crash in Marshall County on Union Grove Rd./AL 69 with injuries and one confirmed fatality. Officers are still on the scene as the investigating the cause of the crash. WZDX will provide updates as they become available.

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 21:15:41

Search warrant leads to five arrests; meth seized

Five people were arrested Monday morning after agents with the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team and officers from the Cullman Police Department executed a search warrant. Lijah Blue Bryant, 40, of Bremen; Bradley Allen Hill, 38, of Arab; Timothy Justin Kitchens, 26, of Cullman; Elizabeth Ann Smith

CULLMAN TIMES - 2017-09-19 22:28:00

Fort Payne City Council discusses the idea of alcohol sales on Sundays

FORT PAYNE, Ala. - The sale of alcohol Monday thru Saturday in Fort Payne began back in 2004. Now people are asking for Sundays. "To progress Fort Payne, to move us forward to compete with other cities around us that are doing Sunday alcohol sales," says Councilman Brian Baine. Although Councilman B

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-20 02:00:24

Scottsboro considering installing storm shelters around city

The Scottsboro City Council is looking at buying storm shelters for residents. Mayor Robin Shelton says he's fulfilling a campaign promise to bring safe shelter to those who need it. Shelton hopes to have the first shelter built close to a mobile home park located off Highway 35. It was the scene of

WAFF - 2017-09-19 22:07:06

Jada Pinkett Smith is not a Scientologist

Jada Pinkett Smith has rubbished claims she is a Scientologist. The 'Girls Trip' star took to Twitter on Tuesday (09.19.17) after actress Leah Remini - who left the controversial sci-fi cult in 2013 - alleged that she had seen the 46-year-old beauty at the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre in L

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

LUNG FORCE Expo to highlight latest in lung disease

More than 32 million Americans live with a chronic lung disease. The American Lung Association in Georgia will host its third annual LUNG FORCE Expo, sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America, on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway. The event will feature the

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 01:03:00

Mike Shinoda: Chester Bennington's tribute gig will be 'hard'

Mike Shinoda thinks Linkin Park's Chester Bennington memorial concert will be "super super hard". The late frontman of the 'Crawling' rockers tragically took his own life at the age of 41 in July this year, and it was recently announced his band mates will come together on stage for the first time s

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 06:00:00