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BSCC presented $4K 'Good Roots' grant to plant trees

Bevill State Community College was presented a $4,000 check to beautify the college's campuses on Monday. Billy Doss, Alabama Power Company's business office manager for Dora, and Alabama Power Walker County Manager Britton Lightsey presented ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Bevill

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 04:42:56

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

WASHINGTON (AP) - Who's right - President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel? None has really captured the complexity of the debate over who might lose insurance protections in the latest Republican health care bill. But of the three, the TV guy is the hardest to ref

WSFA - 2017-09-22 07:25:42

(UPDATED) 5 charged after search yields meth

BREMEN - Five people were arrested in the community of Bremen on Monday, after agents with the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) and officers with the Cullman Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence in the area. According to a media release from the Cullman County Sheriff'

CULLMANSENSE.COM - 2017-09-20 21:24:51

Gilbert drafting letter of intent for developer

The Cordova City Council voted last week to allow Mayor Drew Gilbert to sign a letter of intent for a developer who has shown interest in building four storefronts in downtown. Gilbert notified council members at the Aug. 22 meeting that ... This item is available in full to subscribers. The Cordova

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 05:39:40

Annexation generates debate at council meeting

PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council approved several items during their council meeting Monday night, but things became a little tense when a Parrish resident addressed the council in regards to the town's proposed annexation plan. Parrish ... This item is available in full to subscribers. PARRISH -

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 05:17:00

Council OKs hike in garbage pickup fees

Daily Mountain Eagle PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council approved Monday night to accept a bid from Republic Services to provide household garbage pickup service to the town of ... This item is available in full to subscribers. By ELANE JONES Daily Mountain Eagle PARRISH - The Parrish Town Council ap

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 02:21:02

The side of Mayor Bell no one else sees

On March 22, 2013, my family's life changed dramatically for the worse. Our son, Luke, tragically passed away at the Birmingham, AL airport. My wife, Heather and two of our other sons were trapped under a flight information board that had fallen along with Luke. This was the worse day of my life. A

AL.COM - 2017-09-20 21:34:45

ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit volleyball downs South Lamar

Holy Spirit defeated South Lamar in a Class 1A volleyball match on Tuesday night, 25-18, 25-19, 17-25 and 25-22. The Saints were led by Lilly Laubenthall, who finished with 20 digs. Mary Beth Lake was also key for Holy Spirit as she tallied 16 kills. Willie Durham and Sydney Lake contributed to the

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

Volunteers needed for inaugural Day's Gap Fest

Daily Mountain Eagle OAKMAN - Oakman leaders said they need volunteers for the town's inaugural Day's Gap Fest. The festival - designed to bring the community and other county residents together - will be held Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 14, in downtown Oakman. There are currently 18 bands a

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 01:23:44

Council votes for new, mandatory garbage pickup service in town

OAKMAN - The Town of Oakman voted Monday night to incorporate a new, mandatory garbage pickup service. The Walker County Solid Waste Department has been picking up trash for residents, but the town has voted to now use Republic Services for residential and commercial garbage pickup. At previous coun

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 01:23:42

Walter John "Walt" Nesbit

Walter John "Walt" Nesbit, 74, of Jasper, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. He served as a longtime member and Deacon at Argo Freewill Baptist Church. He was formerly a firefighter in Wellsville, N.Y., and was an avid Alabama football fan. The family will receive friends today

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Oakman man sought for stolen police badges

The Walker County Sheriff's Office is searching for an Oakman man linked to stolen property, including law enforcement badges from Georgia. Deputies with the sheriff's ... This item is available in full to subscribers. The Walker County Sheriff's Office is searching for an Oakman man linked to stole

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-20 07:38:34

Charity golf tournament raises money for abuse victims

The 23rd annual charity golf tournament hosted by the Child Advocacy Center teed off Thursday. At least 200 golfers came out for more than just a day on the green. "The purpose of this program is to raise awareness about child abuse and raise funds for our programs," said Sherryl Walker, Executive

WSFA - 2017-09-21 23:19:56

City, county money sought to help with traffic at planned Chick-Fil-A

Add digital to current active Wed and Sat print subscription Eat more chicken. Create more traffic. A potential new Chick-Fil-A location on Highway 84 East across from Southeast Alabama Medical Center could create traffic congestion and a problem for emergency vehicles looking to access SAMC from H

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-21 16:50:00

Lack of flood insurance leaves Texans high and dry

A tow driver pulls a car out of flood waters on a feeder road on State Highway 249, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston area. Kyle Phillips / The Transcript AUSTIN - Insurance may have covered only 25 to 45 percent of Houston houses flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, but th

CULLMAN TIMES - 2017-09-20 21:39:00

Walmart to allow food stamp users to buy groceries online

Walmart is launching a program that will allow food stamp users to order groceries online and then pickup at the store. (File) Walmart is rolling out a pilot program that will allow food stamp recipients to order groceries online and pick them up at stores. The nation's largest retailer is currentl

AL.COM - 2017-09-20 15:53:51

Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear

In this Sept. 2, 2017, photo, Marta Rivera, a 36-year-old Mexican woman, is surrounded by her children as she discusses Harvey's aftermath and eligibility requirements for federal disaster aid with an immigration advocate at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Houston. Many in the country illegally fear that

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-20 05:23:47

Kharon Davis attorneys object to racial makeup of jury

Defense attorneys for Kharon Davis are worried their client may not receive a fair trial after awaiting his day in court on capital murder charges for more than a decade. Out of the 12 jurors and two alternates chosen Tuesday to serve as jurors, only one is African-American, like the defendant. "You

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-19 19:29:00

New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes

HOUSTON (AP) - As Houston recovers from Harvey's devastating flooding, many homeowners could be asked to shoulder an added financial burden: higher taxes on the same houses they are struggling to rebuild. Mayor Sylvester Turner has proposed a one-time increase in the city's property tax rate to help

WSFA - 2017-09-21 19:50:09

Child well-being study a mixed bag for Houston County

Houston County exceeds state averages for juvenile crime and childhood poverty, according to the Alabama Kids Count Data Book, published by VOICES for Alabama's Children. Kids Count examines issues regarding the well-being of children in the state, providing accurate statistics to policymakers. Acco

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-20 16:38:00