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Famous Wiregrass bank boosted by grant money

The Old Columbia Bank building in the oldest community in the Wiregrass is part of a famous, or infamous, story. The bank was one of a handful of banks robbed in the 1950s by the Anglin brothers, who wound up incarcerated on Alcatraz Island and may or may not have escaped. Their attempt was later ma

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-24 00:10:00

Treehouse Children's Advocacy Center has a new home

Patti Dozier/Times-EnterpriseJackla Lawson, The Treehouse executive director, works in a room that today is where abused children are interviewed at the facility's new housing at 510 Gordon Ave. Patti Dozier/Times-EnterpriseThe Treehouse staff hangs the sign at the facility's new address - 510 Gordo


Columbia fires suspended police chief

Columbia's Town Council fired its police chief, Shad Floyd, Monday in a council meeting immediately following a termination hearing. According to Columbia Mayor Rhonda Freeman, she and all council members voted unanimously to terminate Floyd. Floyd has been suspended without pay since Nov. 2, after


Community parades set for early December

Communities all over Jackson County have Christmas parades scheduled for early December. In all but one case, the parades are spread out enough to give families ample time to travel back and forth to enjoy them all in a marathon excursion. On Friday, Dec. 1, the Marianna parade is set to begin at 5:

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-23 01:39:00

John Ellerbee - 37 years of impacting Jackson County students

There are several words one could throw out there and be a perfect description of JOHN ELLERBEE. Some of the more significant ones would include FAIR, DEVOTED, KNOWLEDGABLE, UNDERSTANDING, FAITHFUL, SINCERE, AND HONEST. That's a pretty impressive group of words to live up to but John Ellerbee has do

JACKSONCOUNTYTIMES.NET - 2017-11-22 22:47:00

Senator Gainer, Representative Drake hold meeting in Jackson County

Senator George Gainer and Representative Brad Drake had a busy day Monday as their day started in Walton County, with stops in Holmes and Washington before their final stop in Marianna at 2:15. The meeting allowed several people to speak, say thank you and make their needs known for the coming budge

JACKSONCOUNTYTIMES.NET - 2017-11-22 22:53:00

3 dead, including child, following Dothan wreck

Dothan police have identified three people, including a child, who died after a van struck multiple trees on Wednesday. Officers said a Ford Windstar van traveling westbound on JB Chapman Road left the road and struck the trees on Nov. 17 at 9:10 a.m. The three occupants in the car succumbed to thei

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 03:55:15

Dothan Police need public's help identifying armed robbers

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Dothan police are still looking for 4-suspects in an armed robbery. It happened around 10 o'clock Monday night at the Dollar General on Ross Clark Circle near Outback Steakhouse. Police say the store's manager was robbed at gunpoint by 4-people. The suspects fled on foot and ha


Canonsburg baby focus of Light-Up Night

Canonsburg has been holding its holiday light-up night for years. But this year, the smile of a sick 2-month-old baby will light up more of Canonsburg than the lights on the borough Christmas tree. Noah Peniazek was born Sept. 20 in an emergency cesarean section. He had to be resuscitated at least t

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-11-24 03:00:00

Houston Light-Up Night set for Saturday

Houston Light-Up Night will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the gazebo in the center of the borough. Santa will arrive at 6:30 p.m. Houston Light-Up Night will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the gazebo in the center of the borough. Santa will arrive at 6:30 p.m.

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-11-24 05:15:00

Protest was peaceful, disruptive in Southpointe

About 100 people protested peacefully in Southpointe Monday morning, marching through the park to show their distaste for natural gas drilling and mining of coal practiced by energy companies with headquarters there. They are concerned about impacts these firms may be having on the region's environm

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-11-24 05:15:00

North Strabane strikes down proposed zoning change

North Strabane Township supervisors are going back to the drawing board on a proposed zoning ordinance following a public hearing Tuesday. The township supervisors were surprised by a map for a comprehensive rezoning amendment, provided by the township's planning consultant, Carolyn Yagle. "This is

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-11-24 05:15:00

Restaurant in midst of legal battle with reality TV star closes for good

MT. LEBANON, Pa. - A restaurant in Mt. Lebanon in the midst of a legal battle with a reality television star has closed for good. The owners of The Simple Greek on Washington Road went on the CNBC show "The Profit" and claim the host didn't live up to his promises. "According to Mike, the Mt. Lebano

WPXI - 2017-11-24 04:50:03

Best Bet: Visit the Robbins Hunter Museum for the holidays

GRANVILLE - The Robbins Hunter Museum Avery-Downer House is ready to shine a bright light on holiday season visitors. A 10-foot tall tree in the main parlor has been decorated with ornaments similar to the ones the original owners would have used in the 1870s and a tree in the ladies' parlor is a no

NEWARK ADVOCATE - 2017-11-23 19:16:06

'Night Zero' screening held at county courthouse

WAYNESBURG - A large crowd gathered at the Greene County Courthouse on Nov. 17 for a special screening of a horror movie that features scenes that were filmed in downtown Waynesburg in August. And for those who attended the screening, it was indeed a real scream. The film, titled "Night Zero" - whic

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-11-24 07:00:00

Local officials warn drivers to watch for deer

Local officials are warning drivers to be alert to avoid hitting deer after a report ranked Pennsylvania third in the country for insurance claims in deer-related crashes. "The deer are running now," said Trooper Robert Broadwater, spokesman for State Police Troop B which serves Greene, Fayette and

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-11-24 07:00:00

Clerk shoots, wounds armed robbery suspect in Douglasville

A gas station clerk shot and wounded a man attempting an armed robbery, Douglasville Police said. The incident occurred at the Chevron station at 6590 Bankhead Hwy. in Douglasville Wednesday night just before 9:30 p.m. A man armed with a gun attempted to hold up the station but the clerk pulled his

MYAJC.COM - 2017-11-23 17:20:49

Douglasville City Council addresses homelessness

The Douglasville City Council discussed potential ways to help combat homelessness in the community during Monday night's meeting. Representatives from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs presented a report discussing the goals for helping the homeless based on what's called a Continuum of C


Fugitive may be in Douglas County

ALEXANDER CITY, ALABAMA - A man who escaped for the second time in less than a month from the Coosa County (Ala.) Jail kept law enforcement officials in multiple jurisdictions on the run and residents on edge. It is now known that he has crossed state lines and is believed to be in Georgia. Shane An


Local runners to compete at Foot Locker regional

Erin Fegans last cross country meet didn't exactly go as she had planned. Although the Douglasville native helped lead Landmark Christian to its fourth straight Class A private-school championship, the sophomore didn't have her best race. She will get a chance to atone for that this weekend at the p

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 14:41:00