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Jackson County police logs for Sept. 17

MARIANNA POLICE DEPARTMENT The Marianna Police Department reported the following incidents for Sept. 17, the latest available report: 11 traffic stops, two suspicious vehicles, three suspicious persons, two special detail assignments, three verbal disturbances, two burglar alarms, two larceny compla

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-18 16:05:00

Pike County Board of Education reveals five-year capital plan

Dr. Mark Bazzell, superintendent of Pike County Schools, reported to Pike County Board of Education Monday that the system's Advanced Academics and Accelerated Learning Center that is under construction on Mockingbird Lane in Troy is about 50 percent through the project. Bazzell said depending on th

TROY MESSENGER - 2017-09-19 17:22:07

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

Customer service taking a hit at cable/internet provider

It would have been quite the race between which got more -- phones calls to The Ledger or texts from friends - regarding something short of an uprising Tuesday in Enterprise. Charter/Spectrum, which officially took ownership of the former Time Warner in January, had an issue it warned customers abou

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-20 08:15:00

Wiregrass United Way 8th Annual Kickoff Bus Tour Campaign

ENTERPRISE, Ala.--Hit the road with United Way, Wiregrass United Way traveled throughout the area for its 8th Annual Kickoff Campaign Bus Tour. They visited six counties today where they made short stops including a stop at the Enterprise Farmer's Market where United Way workers thanked the communit

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-09-20 00:16:36

EBOE passes $66.5 million budget

The board passed the budget after the second of two public budget hearings that were held Sept. 12 and 13. The projected budget includes funds received and generated from state, federal local and other financing sources. The budget is not final and amendments are expected to be made during the year

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 02:15:00

Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

1Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.2Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.3Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.4Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 00:59:00

Change is not always progress - The Southeast Sun: Letters To Editor

This letter is in response to an article that appeared on the front page of the Sept. 13, 2017 issue of The Southeast Sun. The article pertained to the future of the Enterprise Early Education Center. In the article a question was raised as to why the school was built. As Superintendent of Education

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 23:30:00

Helping Hands filling boxes for hurricane victims

When hurricanes hit, the world can get small in a hurry. Good Samaritan Helping Hands in Enterprise has at least three people with personal connections to hurricanes Harvey and Irma that have ravaged Texas and Florida, respectively, during the last few weeks. With that in mind, the store is gatherin

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

ESCC's Race4Literacy kicks off adult education, literacy week

Enterprise State Community College will get the jump on National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week by holding its Race4Literacy 5K on Saturday at the college's track. The 5K race begins at 8 a.m. and costs $25 to enter. The 1-mile race starts at 9 a.m. and has a $15 entry fee. Groups of five

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Lady Cats head into big week of play

Enterprise's week started pretty poorly a week ago with two matches, against Houston Academy and Auburn, postponed and a tri-match scheduled against teams from Georgia completely canceled due to Hurricane Irma. Enterprise coach Janie Wiggins said that the matches against Houston Academy and Auburn w

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 22:57:00

House hunting and credit: What you need to know

(BPT) - By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn't move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than rentin

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-19 16:31:00

Council works on operating budget ahead of vote

The Enterprise City Council spent several hours last week working on the 2018 operating budget that it will vote on Tuesday evening. The operating budget does not include capital projects, City Communications Director Jason Wright said. Capital projects for the next fiscal year will be discussed at

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-18 17:12:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-18 21:01:00

Vacation Planning Simplified: Making Your Dollar Go Farther

Here are three good reasons. 1. One-stop customer service: By using a full-service online travel agency, all parts of your trip, including car rental, hotel and air reservations, are in one place. Not only does that save you from having to track down multiple reservations from different providers, i

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-18 13:44:00

Enterprise Police offering S.A.F.E. Course for city residents

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WTVY) - The Enterprise Police Department will be offering a Safety Awareness and Firearms Education (S.A.F.E.) Course in October. Classroom instruction will be held on Thursday October 19, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM at Enterprise City Hall Training Room. Range instruction will b

WTVY.COM - 2017-09-19 18:38:00

Lady Gamecocks compete in Kinston tournament

The Lady Gamecocks fell to Opp 2-0, Straughn 2-0 and finally Rehobeth 2-1 in the tournament, which was ultimately won by Opp. "We played fairly well," New Brockton coach Lacy Ward said of the tournament. "I was pleased with how we did in the tournament in Kinston. There were a lot of positives and a

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2017-09-19 23:01:00

Ozark residents don't want teen challenge program nearby

OZARK, Ala. (WTVY) -- A petition was presented in front of the Ozark city council Tuesday. It is in reference to the teen challenge program, possibly being moved into the Thompkins Elementary School building. It's a program, that through religious teachings and counseling, helps those with substance

WTVY.COM - 2017-09-20 02:44:00

Council nixes rezoning request for new bait shop

The Opp City Council on Monday night went along with the zoning board's recommendation to deny an Opp man's request to rezone his property on Opine Road to start a business. The council tabled the recommendation at its first meeting of the month to see if they could work out something since they did

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:59:59