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Former Enterprise Mayor Jackie Thompson passes away

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — Mayor William Cooper has released the following statement:. We are saddened by the loss of former Mayor Jacquelyn (Jackie) Thompson. Jackie was not only a colleague but a friend.


Phoenix, Arizona Man Sentenced to 32 Months for His Role in an Alabama Phishing Scam

Montgomery, AL - On Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, Iosif Florea, 42, of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced to 32 months in federal prison for his part in a “phishing” scam that impacted Alabama residents. United States Attory Louis V. Franklin, Sr., Alabama Attorney Genderal Steve Marshall, and FBI Special


Wallace College baseball stays unbeaten

MONTGOMERY — The Wallace Govs defeated the Faulkner JV Eagles 14-6 Thursday afternoon to remain perfect on the season. The Govs are now 4-0 on the season. Rehobeth's Jack Knight picked up the win on the mound. Knight pitched two innings and struck out two.


Alabama sheriff to probe death of inmate serving 60-day sentence

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) - The sheriff's office of Jefferson County, Alabama, is investigating the death of a 60-year-old inmate at the Bessemer City Jail. Al.com reports authorities say James Edward Walker was serving a 60-day sentence for failure to appear when he began to suffer medical issues Thursda


Man killed in Troy hunting accident identified

TROY, AL (WSFA) - The Troy Police Department has identified the man shot and killed in a hunting accident last Saturday. Troy Police Chief Randall Barr has identified the man as Benjamin Preston Brown, 61, of Lousiville, Alabama.


Mayor: Gas tax needed to repair city streets

Discussions of damaged roads turned a bit rocky at Monday night’s regular scheduled meeting of the Eufaula City Council. Mayor Jack Tibbs is asking for a 3-cent gasoline tax to pay for repairs on roads he says have not been fixed, only patched, in 20 years or longer. He also noted that 64 percent of


Judge OKs bond for Alabama men charged in heart attack death

GREENSBORO, Ala. (AP) - A judge in Alabama has approved bond for two men charged with murder after a business owner they confronted died of a heart attack. The Tuscaloosa News reports Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins set bail at $150,000 each for 34-year-old Darnell Coates and 33-year-old Lonze Byrd.


A Bill to be Entitled an Act - Relating to Expense Allowance for Sheriff of Coffee County

Synopsis: Relating to Coffee County and the compensation and expense allowance for the Sheriff of Coffee County; so as to further provide for an expense allowance and expiration date therefore and the Sheriffs compensation in the next term of office.


Monday at 6: Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall discusses his wife’s suicide.

We talked to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall about how he is working to help others heal after suicide by going public about his life experiences. Marshall’s wife, Bridgette, committed suicide in 2018.


Chambers County Drug Task Force Raids House in Valley, Alabama

The Chambers County Drug Task Force raided a Valley, Alabama home. Last Thursday, a search warrant was executed at 205 Combs St. in Valley. Six people have been arrested. Melissa Huddleston, Hezekiah Morgan, Larry Love, Ricky Banks, Daniel Noon and Lorena McWhorter were arrested and charged with num


Top 5 DL Jones 'not impressed by Alabama anymore'

Coaching turnover is common ground in the SEC but it exists nowhere as persistently as at Alabama over the last two years. A dozen plus...


Meth, cocaine and guns found in Coffee County drug raid

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — Investigators raided the home of an Enterprise man last Friday morning, according to a release from the Coffee County Sheriff's Office. Around 10 a.m., authorities executed a search warrant at the home of Willie Frank Harvis, 58, on Grimsley Street, where they then found se


Flu and flu-like illness continue to spread; almost all of Alabama reports widespread activity

Flu activity in Alabama has increased for the fourth week in a row. The latest figures from the Alabama Department of Public Health show flu is widespread in seven of the state’s eight districts, with only Mobile escaping a larger number of cases.


National Signing Day in the Wiregrass

Hundreds of young atheletes are committing to colleges nationwide, including 23 here in the wiregrass. Local signees include Logan Snead for the Virginia Cavliers, Jack Martin for the Troy Trojans, Damarius Jenkins for the Faulkner Eagles, and Alex Wright and the local legend Richmon Singeltary for


East Alabama man charged with drug trafficking after 120 plants found

A 63-year-old man, known as “The Fish Man,” was arrested by the Alabama Drug Enforcement Region D Taskforce and charged with trafficking marijuana. On Feb. 8 the task force conducted a search warrant at the residence of John Michael Davis, which is located in the 1200 block of Lee Road 126 in Salem,


Daleville, Enterprise man charged with burglary

Two men were arrested and charged with burglary on Feb. 14 in relation to an earlier incident, according to Enterprise Police Department Public Information Officer Lt. Billy Haglund.


Troy Trojans add five more signees to highly-regarded class

TROY – Troy closed out its highest-rated recruiting class with five signees that addressed specific needs on Wednesday. New head coach Chip Lindsey credited the work of Neal Brown’s staff for a touted early class signed in December, but also praised the work of Brown’s staff carryovers – Brandon Hal


REPORT: Alabama man is arrested for indecent exposure in Walmart

Pace, Florida (WEAR-TV) — An Alabama man is arrested in Santa Rosa County for indecent exposure and disturbing the peace. According to an arrest report, an employee in Walmart located on Highway 90 caught John Booker, of Wing, Alabama, committing a lewd act in the men’s department on February 12th.


Alabama Supreme Court stays Jefferson County ruling on Confederate monument law

The Alabama Supreme Court has granted the State of Alabama’s motion to stay last month’s Jefferson County Circuit Court judgment that declared the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 unconstitutional, Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday.


Alabama librarians spooked after seeing floating orbs

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- A group of east Alabama librarians say something spooky is happening in the stacks. They’re seeing floating orbs and moving objects. Some even say they’ve been touched.

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