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First Baptist Church offers class to help parents address modern issues

With modern technology and ever-evolving social norms creating new and unique challenges for parents, Demopolis First Baptist Church is organizing a "Christ-Centered Parenting" class designed to help parents discuss with children today's toughest topics. Christ-Centered Parenting, a program written

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2017-09-19 14:22:14

Demopolis BOE approves 2017-18 budget

Following its second public hearing on Monday, the Demopolis Board of Education approved the system's 2017-2018 school year budget. During a presentation on the budget, the budget estimates that it will bring in just under $20.3 million in revenue with expenditure over $22.3 million during the 2017-

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2017-09-19 13:31:47

The unexpected addict: How heroin destroyed an Alabama drug counselor

When they found out she would be buried at 10 a.m., April Carpri's friends quickly made a memorial to place at the head of her grave. A basic black frame contained a wallet-sized photo of the former social worker surrounded by tributes to her counseling skills. The three women at the gravesite all w

AL.COM - 2017-09-17 13:06:11

First Baptist Church of Demopolis offering unique parenting class

First Baptist Church will be offering a six-week parenting study titled "Christ-Centered Parenting" beginning Sunday, Oct. 1st at 5 p.m. Parents will hear teaching on topics such as human dignity, identity, sexuality, relationships, and technology. The goal of this study is to help parents form a bi

WESTALABAMAWATCHMAN.COM - 2017-09-19 03:24:03

Educators across nation are in West Alabama this week to focus on rural education

Educators from across the country will be at the University of West Alabama in Livingston this week, focusing on a topic that includes one-third of the nation's schools: rural education. Reap What You Sow: DIRT '17 (Digging Into Rural Traditions) is a summit on the challenges and opportunities facin

WSFA - 2017-09-18 17:22:41

Surveillance images released from Aug. 30 holdup

YORK, Ala. (WTOK) - Police in York are looking for two men who robbed the York Mini Mart Aug 30 about 8:20 p.m. Surveillance images just released show the crime committed by the suspects wearing hoodies and masks. York Mini Mart was robbed by masked suspects Aug. 30, 2017 (Source: York Police Dept.

WTOK-TV - 2017-09-20 00:30:00

Fox News commentator Hughes alleges network retaliated after her rape accusation

Former Fox News guest commentator Scottie Nell Hughes has sued Fox News and Fox Business Network host Charles Payne charging that Payne raped her and that the network retaliated against her when she came forward with the allegation. Hughes filed her suit Monday in U.S. District Court for the Souther

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-19 00:17:21

Court reinstates lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone story

A defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone over the magazine's debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape was reinstated Tuesday by an appeals court in a manner that one judge says would allow any member of a school fraternity to join the lawsuit. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 17:14:00

Authorities believe speed a factor in boating crash; Gulf Shores man dies

A deadly boat crash Sunday night, September 18, 2017 east of Ono Island is now being investigated by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA). Fifty six year-old Larry Dean Griffin of Gulf Shores, who was operating the boat was killed in the crash. Barbara A. Bellante and Daniel W. Murphy, Jr., bot

WSFA - 2017-09-19 22:06:32

Donald Trump Jr. gives up Secret Service protection

Donald Trump Jr., the president's oldest son, is giving up his Secret Service protection, according to a person familiar with the matter. The person, speaking under condition of anonymity, was not authorized to comment publicly. The Secret Service said in a statement that "to ensure the safety and

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-19 01:37:04

How Stephen Bannon looms large in Alabama's GOP Senate race

Roy Moore (left) and Luther Strange (file photo) Stephen Bannon, the former White House chief strategist and current executive chairman at Breitbart News, has zeroed in on the Alabama Senate runoff with hopes of unseating Luther Strange and delivering a blow to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

AL.COM - 2017-09-17 11:09:13

Fiery crash kills passenger, injures 14-year-old driver

A fiery crash in Hale County killed a passenger yesterday evening, and officials have not yet been able to identify the victim due to burns. The driver of the car, a 14-year-old who has not been identified, also sustained injuries and was airlifted to Children's Hospital in Birmingham. The crash occ

AL.COM - 2017-09-17 23:24:33

1 killed, 14-year-old driver injured in Hale Co. crash

Alabama State Troopers are investigating a deadly crash that killed one person and injured a teenager. The single-vehicle crash happened at 5:45 p.m. Saturday on Hale County 30, about three miles southeast of Sawyerville. Troopers say the passenger died when a 1998 Ford Taurus, driven by a 14-year-o

WSFA - 2017-09-17 21:00:19

Greensboro middle school student dies in Saturday car crash

Two schools in Greensboro are grieving following a fiery car crash on Saturday afternoon. The crash killed Ra'hQwon Davis, an eighth grader at Greensboro Middle School. Davis was a passenger in a car being driven by a senior attending Greensboro High School. The car burst into flames after running

WSFA - 2017-09-18 21:19:56

Local church helping get supplies to Irma victims

The United Methodist Church of Marianna is a key player in an effort to move "flood buckets" and hygiene kits into the Gainesville area for distribution to victims of Hurricane Irma. "Flood Buckets" are filled with supplies to help people clean up after flooding. The effort is a project of the natio

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-09-19 16:26:00

Law enforcement reports: Sept. 15-18

The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Sunday: Domestic violence - Jamarcus Gowdy, born in 1997, 3811 20th St. Shoplifting - Ciera Falconer, born in 1991, 2201 15th Ave. Shoplifting - Cleveland Pringle, born in 1958, 629 44th Ave. Shoplifti

MERIDIAN STAR - 2017-09-18 20:30:02

Internal watchdog says EPA mismanaging toxic site cleanups

FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Cleanups at some U.S. hazardous waste sites have stopped or slowed down because the Environmental Protection Agency

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 00:09:18

Council considers ending rule requiring department heads to live in Darlington County

DARLINGTON, S.C. - The Darlington County Council is considering a move to lift a requirement that county government department heads must reside in Darlington County as a condition of employment. A proposed ordinance was introduced for first reading during a Tuesday council meeting. No action is tak

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 00:49:00

Hartsville Rotary Club feeds first responders on 9/11

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - On the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Hartsville Rotary Club held is first 9/11 first responder event. The club decided to honor first responders by providing them pizza at lunchtime on Sept. 11. Club members visited the Hartsville Police Department and the Hartsville F

SCNOW - 2017-09-20 07:30:00

Man charged in 5-year-old boy's death in South Carolina

A man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a 5-year-old boy in South Carolina. Darlington County Sheriff's Lt. Robby Kilgo said in a news release that 29-year-old Rodney Thomas Pittman Jr. of Hartsville was arrested in the shooting death Friday. Pittman is also cha

THE STATE - 2017-09-18 13:55:00