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SBI assisting Kinston Police after man dies in Coffee County
KINSTON, AL (WSFA) - The State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) is looking into a firearms assault which resulted in the death of a man in Coffee County Sunday. According to SBI’s Heath Carpenter, around 4:15 p.m. officers with the Kinston Police Department responded to the 700 block of Highway 52 Nort
Suspect arrested on charges of drug trafficking
The Enterprise Police Department concluded a narcotics investigation on Monday, Dec. 17, at 10 a.m., resulting in the arrest of a suspect. The Enterprise Police Department, with assistance from the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant in the 700 Block of Glover Avenue in Enterpr
Ivey grants thousands to Coffee County youth program
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WDHN) — Gov. Kay Ivey announced two new grants for at-risk youth programs in the state of Alabama. One grant given to Young’s Mentoring Program Inc. will give $47,098 to the Coffee County Family Services Center's Strengthening Families program. The 14-week program works to improve
Victim in Kinston shooting identified, no arrests made
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Bureau of Investigations has released the name of the victim in Sunday evening’s shooting in Kinston. Kaleb Giles, 19, of Kinston, is identified as the victim in the shooting, according to ALEA investigator Lt. Heath Carpenter.
EPD makes arrest in robbery, assault
The Enterprise Police Department responded to the 500 Block of Simmons Street on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 3:10 p.m., on a call for robbery/assault. The victim related to officers that while walking down Simmons Street, an unknown individual attempted to steal his cell phone by force. The victim managed
Troy man killed in Coffee County shooting
COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — One man is dead following a physical confrontation at a rural home. Deputies responded to a call about a man being shot on Coffee County Road 306, several miles north of Elba. Dwayne Golden, 56, of Troy was pronounced dead at the scene.
Carnival Cruise Line: Passenger reported missing on cruise from Alabama
Carnival Cruise Line says a passenger is missing on a cruise ship from Alabama. Carnival tells news outlets in a statement that the male passenger was reported missing as the Carnival Fantasy was bound for Progreso, Mexico.
Coffee County grand jury indicts Elba woman on murder charges
ELBA – A Coffee County grand jury indicted an Elba woman on murder charges after striking another woman with her vehicle. An arraignment hearing is set for Jan. 15. Danae Ware, 33, of Elba, was arrested March 28 and charged with the March 27 murder of 20-year-old Tiera Burks.
Mother Of Alabama Star Says He’s Returning For Senior Year
Next year’s Alabama Crimson Tide team will have a familiar face leading the linebackers corps. According to the Montgomery Advertiser, the mother of Alabama star LB Mack Wilson, Sandra Wilson, revealed that her son is planning to return to the team in 2019 so he can get his college degree and win an
Board members sworn in for new terms
At the beginning of the Coffee County Board of Education’s final regularly scheduled meeting of the year, three board members were sworn in for new terms following the November election.
Trial to be rescheduled for a Florida man facing murder charges in Houston County
The jury trial for a Florida man facing murder charges is on hold until an appellate court considers a request for “Stand your Ground” status. Joseph Curtis Dozier of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is accused in the shooting death of Christopher Damon Grimsley on Sept. 4, 2016.
Alabama Dept. of Corrections searching for escaped inmate from Elba Work Release Center
COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) -- The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for an escaped inmate from the Elba Work Release Center. Officials say Terrance Leon Couch, 36, escaped from the work release center around 3:40 pm. Friday.
SINGING IT IN: Sheila Jackson and friends entertain at holiday concert
Sheila Jackson and friends ushered in the Christmas season Friday night with a melodious chorus of songs from Christmas classics to jazz and everything in between. Top: Sheila Jackson opens the show in a shimmering rainbow dress. Right: Troy University dance students perform while Jackson sings.
Shelia Jackson concert brings youth talent to stage
When the curtain comes up on the Shelia Jackson & Friends Holiday Concert Friday night at the Claudia Crosby Theater, three young musicians will be featured among the cast of seasoned performers. About 20 other young performers will take the stage as members of the Children’s Chorus.
SBA provides disaster loans for Coffee County Hurricane Michael victims
COFFEE Ala.-- - The Coffee County Emergency Management Agency is informing those affected by Hurricane Michael of the assistance now available from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Two women arrested, charged with trying to bring drugs into Alabama prison
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WPMI) — In a move to combat drugs and other illegal contraband from entering state prisons, law enforcement agents with the Alabama Department of Corrections made separate arrests at two state correctional facilities during inmate visitations on Saturday.
UPDATE: Alabama Dept. of Corrections recaptures escaped inmate with '666' facial tattoo
COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — UPDATE on December 15: Terrance Couch was recaptured in Enterprise, Alabama by Enterprise police around 3:05 p.m. The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for inmate Terrance Couch who escaped from the Elba Work Release Center at approximately 3:40 PM on Friday D
Hemp farming coming to Alabama but still months away
Alabamians should be able to grow and process hemp as an agricultural commodity because of the farm bill approved by Congress last week, but there are still governmental hurdles ahead before they can get started.
Chattooga Warrant Results In Alabama Meth Bust
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested 60 year-old Floyd E. Wells, of Centre, with drug trafficking on Friday. According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators were initially looking for Wells on a fugitive from justice warrant based on existing warrants from Chattooga County, Georgi
Family: Alabama tries to shield officer who killed black man
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Relatives of a black man killed by police in Alabama's largest shopping mall claimed Monday that a state takeover of the investigation is a bid by authorities to protect the officer.