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New scholarship announced for some Alabama-area high schoolers

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - A local group announcing a new 4-year scholarship for Alabama teens that attend Central High and Glenwood School. The Mayor's Ball for Education and Charity Committee hosted a press conference at Max Wilkes Fellowship Hall in the Martin-Idle Hour Park Community Center. Stude

WSFA - 2017-09-22 02:00:53

Jackson County police logs for Sept. 20

MARIANNA POLICE DEPARTMENT The Marianna Police Department reported the following incidents for Sept. 20, the latest available report: One arrest, 12 traffic stops, one abandoned vehicle report, one suspicious vehicle, four special detail assignments, one report of mental illness, one burglar alarm,

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-21 12:59:00

Lanier High's 'Blue & White' newspaper wins 4 journalism awards

Who ya got? This week, Advertiser writer Kamarri Darrington picks a battle of unbeatens in Class 1A, the West Side Classic and a Class 7A showdown for the game of the week and more. Kamarri Darrington For a second consecutive year, Sidney Lanier High School's Blue & White newspaper captured The Hal

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-21 17:07:49

Superintendents say Sentance resignation won't affect local school systems

Superintendents of Pike County Schools and Troy City School said the resignation of State Superintendent Michael Sentance won't have any direct immediate impact locally. Sentance resigned last Wednesday after a tumultuous year on the job and ahead of a school board meeting in which some members were

TROY MESSENGER - 2017-09-21 16:28:54

Troy campus police address rumor of shooting threat

The Troy University Campus Police Department confirmed Thursday that it is aware of a rumor about the threat of a campus shooting and is addressing the matter in an email to all university email addresses. "While there is no reason to believe there is any substance to this rumor, the Campus Police a

WSFA - 2017-09-21 16:13:30

Sunday & Wednesday Print + All Access

Leah Lancaster joined the staff of The Enterprise Ledger as a reporter earlier this week. Lancaster is a native of Chancellor. She said she first learned to read at the age of four and has carried a love of literature and writing throughout her life. She graduated from FAITH Academy Homeschool Group

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

FARM DAY FUN: Local students get hands-on look at farm life

Sometimes 450 third-graders seem like 4,500 but not on Pike County Farm Day. The third-grade students were as attentive as mice in church from beginning to end of their day on the farm. Each year, all third grade students in Pike County are invited to participate in Pike County Farm Day at Cattleman

TROY MESSENGER - 2017-09-20 16:15:58

You'll get blown away by talent on Sunday

Back in 2011, Patricia Jordan literally had a vision of a grand talent show in Montgomery to bring together young entertainers. "It all came from a dream," said Patricia Jordan, founder of the River Region Talent Explosion. "When I got up that morning, the first thing I thought of was, 'Can I make

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-20 06:54:21

A moment I felt like a teacher

I've mentioned, maybe only once, that I teach remedial English at Troy University when I'm not working as a journalist extraordinaire. Well, last week, I had a moment that just made me feel like I connected with my students. Typically, I teach freshman, so as of right now, I'm not that much older th

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

WASHINGTON (AP) - Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation, according to analysts who've studied the legislation. The 1

WSFA - 2017-09-21 19:35:15

CCBOE discusses capital improvement plan

Priority one is in its second phase and involves security upgrades at all schools. The county has been working on a plan to fit each school with a secure entrance. The price is marked at $275,000 and projected completion year is 2019. The second priority is the kitchen addition which is under way at

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 17:48:00

Local man injured in motorcycle accident

A local man was transported to Andalusia Health for injuries sustained in a one-vehicle motorcycle accident around 2 a.m., Thursday morning on U.S. Hwy. 29 north of Gantt. Gantt Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Fight said they received the call around 2:05 a.m., and were on scene around 2:20 a.m. Fight s

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:48:00

Opp chief: Single-ply works just fine for rolling, and it's cheaper

It's homecoming week in Opp, and with homecoming comes the tradition of yard rolling. Opp Police Chief Mike McDonald had some words of caution and encouragement for those participating in the tradition. "We encourage any and all participants to use care and caution when out having a good time," he s

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:56:36

Pair arrested for break-ins in Opp

Two people have been arrested in conjunction with vehicle break-ins on Over Look Drive and the surrounding areas during the month of May. Opp Police Chief Mike McDonald said that stolen credit cards were used at numerous businesses both in Opp and Andalusia. Following an investigation by the Opp Pol

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-20 09:16:00

Covenant Warriors Church breaks ground

At Covenant Warriors' 2015 anniversary celebration, these were the final words stated as they recounted the church's 19-year history: "For the past 19 years, we have built people, and we will continue to do so.But now, Covenant Warriors, it is time to build buildings!" Now, two years later and after

GREENVILLE ADVOCATE - 2017-09-20 01:11:00

Women Who Care opens doors at new location

Harolyn Benjamin, right, founder of Women Who Care in Enterprise, talks with Rep. Martha Roby (R-Alabama) following a ceremony for the opening of Women Who Care's new location on Wednesday. Women Who Care christened its new location on Wednesday with a ceremony that included a reception and testimon

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Supercomputer built for Earth is running just fine in space

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - It turns out, an ultra-powerful computer can function just fine in the harsh environment of outer space -- even if it hasn't been bolstered with extra protection. That's what scientists learned when the Spacebourne Computer -- a supercomputer built by Hewlett Packard Enterprise

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-21 06:56:39

CCBOE passes FY 2018 budget

Chief School Financial Officer Shannon Odom present an overview of the budget proposal during two budget hearings on Sept. 7 and 14. According to Odom, state funds are the largest source of revenue for FY 2018 totaling about $14 million, or 68 percent of the budget. A large portion of those funds co

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 16:45:00

City Council approves operating budget

The Enterprise City Council on Tuesday approved the city's operating budget for the next fiscal year. The operating budget does not include capital projects, which will be discussed in the coming weeks. The fiscal year 2018 budget begins this Oct. 1 and runs through next Sept. 30. The budget came in

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

How to Update Your Wardrobe Without Overhauling Your Entire Closet

(StatePoint) Fun floral prints, pops of color and luxury materials are all making appearances in footwear, accessories and ready-to-wear items this fall. Fashion lovers will have the freedom to update their wardrobe by selecting a few key pieces -- without feeling the need to overhaul their entire c

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00