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Cherokee County Arrest Files for Friday

Timmy Edward Lindsey, age 48 of Gaylesville – Domestic Violence 3rd Degree;. Angela Charlene Marshall Harrell, age 47 of Gaylesville – Domestic Violence 3rd Degree;. Emily Marie Cowser, age 19 of Centre – Public Intoxication.

WEISRADIO.COM

Two Arrested at Alabama Prisons on Promoting Prison Contraband Charges

Alabama Department of Corrections Investigations and Intelligence Division agents made multiple arrests following two separate incidents that occurred during visitation at two state correctional facilities. The incidents occurred on February 17.

ALABAMANEWS.NET

PHOTOS: Several Reports Of Flooding All Across Cherokee County

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Alabama – Coosa River at Weiss Dam affecting Cherokee, Calhoun, Coosa, Etowah, Shelby, St. Clair and Talladega counties; and the Coosa River at Logan Martin Dam, affecting Chilton, Coosa, Elmore, Shelby

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Latest Weather Update – Flood Warning Issued for Coosa River at Weiss Dam affecting Cherokee County…

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Alabama – Coosa River at Weiss Dam affecting Cherokee, Calhoun, Coosa, Etowah, Shelby, St. Clair and Talladega counties; and the Coosa River at Logan Martin Dam, affecting Chilton, Coosa, Elmore, Shelby

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PREP BASKETBALL: Fairview falls to Anniston 50-27 in Northeast Regional Finals

JACKSONVILLE. Ala. – After knocking off Cherokee County in the semi-final round, Fairview made the trip back to Jacksonville Thursday for the 4A Girls Northeast Regional finals. The Lady Aggies took on fourth-ranked Anniston at and came up short against the Lady Bulldogs 50-27, bringing their playof

CULLMANSENSE.COM

Father of Alabama woman who joined ISIS in Syria files lawsuit to bring her back home

The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday in an effort to allow her return to the United States.

WSB-TV ATLANTA

Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Cherokee County Until 5:00PM

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a. * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for… — Cherokee County in northeastern Alabama… * At 202 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms spreading across the area. This rain was falling on areas

ALABAMAWX.COM

Flood warning issued, some roads closed

The National Weather Service has placed Etowah County under a flood warning from Friday evening until Saturday morning. Some local roads are closed due to water, including sections of Brooke Avenue, Highland Avenue and Tabor Cutoff.

GADSDEN TIMES

Centre, Alabama, man killed in crash near Fort Payne

A single vehicle crash early Wednesday in DeKalb County, Alabama, claimed the life of a 45-year-old man from Centre in Cherokee County. Christopher Lee O'Neal was killed when the 1985 Chevrolet S-10 he was driving struck a tree lying in the roadway on U.S. Highway 11 at 4:12 a.m. CST, Alabama Law En

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS

Alabama is already waving goodbye to its 'fluke' senator Doug Jones

It doesn’t really matter which Republican candidate takes on Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in November 2020, as long as is isn’t Roy Moore. If the GOP can avoid a candidate with the kind of baggage Moore had, Jones seems destined to lose his bid to win a full term representing Alabama in the Senate. Jo

WASHINGTON EXAMINER

New charges filed against Alabama teacher accused of rape

WEDOWEE, Ala. — New charges have been filed against an Alabama high school teacher accused of repeatedly raping a 15-year-old student. Al.com reports authorities on Thursday announced 30-year-old David Brenton Burkhalter is now charged with second-degree rape, sodomy, sexual abuse and school employe

WHNT-TV

National Weather Service Issues Flood Statement for Weiss Lake/Coosa River Area

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED. …THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE COOSA RIVER AT WEISS DAM… .HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS HAS PRODUCED RISES ALONG THE COOSA RIVER. A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SEVERAL LOCATIONS ALONG THE RIVER.

WEISRADIO.COM

North Alabama schools closed, delayed Friday

Two north Alabama school systems are closing or delaying classes Friday, the districts announced Thursday night. Schools will be closed in Morgan County on Friday due to multiple road closures.

AL.COM

Man awaiting trial in Alabama for roommate's death has died

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A man awaiting trial in his roommate's bludgeoning death in Alabama has been found unresponsive in his cell and pronounced dead. News outlets report the death of 23-year-old Ledarius Jaquad Peterson is being investigated as a homicide.

WAAY-TV

Chambers County Drug Task Force Bust Three in Valley, Alabama

The Chambers County Drug Task Force busted three people for unlawful possession of multiple drugs. Thursday morning in Valley, agents of the Drug Task force, Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force, and the Chambers County Swat Team served a search warrant at 1083 Plantation Rd.

WLTZ.COM

Sheriff's office believes inmates used e-cigarettes to burn hole through jail window

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala (WIAT) - The Etowah County Sheriff's Office is cracking down on inmates after at the county jail after a hole is discovered in a jail cell window. Officials believe an e-cigarette was used to burn a hole through the thick security grade glass.

CBS42.COM

Still Wet Today/Tomorrow; Severe Storms Possible Late Saturday

SOAKED: Just before daybreak a zone of rain and thunderstorms was lined up across North/Central Alabama near a surface front that has been oscillating across the region over the past few days. South of the front, temperatures are in the low 70s at Mobile and Dothan, while we have 40s north of the fr

ALABAMAWX.COM

Rainbow City police ask for help identifying man

Rainbow City police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man in connection with a recent rash of vehicle thefts, vehicle burglaries and the fraudulent use of a credit card, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page.

GADSDEN TIMES

Man dies when truck hits downed tree

A Centre man was killed early Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle crash when he struck a downed tree on U.S. Highway 11 in DeKalb County, according to Alabama State Troopers.

GADSDEN TIMES

Heavy rains to continue; Alabama Power lake levels rising

Heavy rains this week have elevated Alabama Power lake levels, and rain this weekend is expected to push lake levels even higher in some locations. More than 3 inches of rain have fallen in parts of the Upper Coosa River basin in the past 48 hours. And more wet weather is in the forecast – an additi

ALABAMANEWSCENTER.COM