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Man shot on East South Blvd. Saturday night
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man was seriously injured in a shooting Saturday night, according to the Montgomery Police Department. Police responded to the area of Calmar Drive and Gas Light Curve on a call of shots fired. When police arrived in the area, they found a man in the 2500 block of East Sout
Alabama football player charged with DUI
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WSFA) - Alabama football player Hunter Ray Brannon has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) by Tuscaloosa Police.The redshirt freshman was arrested Sunday morning and booked into the Tuscaloosa Jail.The 6-4, 296 pound offensive lineman is from Cullman. His
Money from ‘another account’ moved to pay Selma city employees
SELMA, AL (WSFA) - Friday in a special-called meeting, the Selma City Council found a solution that would allow them to pay all city employees.
Grants Being Made Available in Dallas County - Alabama News
“Black Belt Community Foundation Launches First Re-Granting Cycle for Its Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) ProcessWork supported by W.K. Kellogg Foundation for Selma and Dallas CountySELMA, AL – October 19, 2018: In 2017, BBCF was granted funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation as p
Selma festival lives to tell another tale
The festival didn’t get off to a solid start, however, because of a poor location. It was held adjacent to an alley on Water Avenue overlooking the Alabama River.
Laney receives certification as municipal officer - The Demopolis Times
The training program for elected municipal officials were created in 1994 by the Alabama League of Municipalities, under the direction of its Executive Committee, to complete the cycle of training for municipal officials and employees. Until that time, no formal training had been offered for elected
Selma residents protest no payroll, layoffs at City Hall - The Selma Times‑Journal
A handful of Selma residents stood in front of City Hall Thursday over the city not making payroll this week.Residents carried signs and chanted, “Hell no, Darrio’s got to go,” referring to Selma Mayor Darrio Melton. Residents are irate over a city employee telling Selma City Council President Corey
Selma High School Marching Saints to host Battle of the Bands - The Selma Times‑Journal
Selma High School Marching Saints will host their annual Central Alabama Battle of the Bands on Saturday morning at Memorial Stadium.The competition, which starts at 11 a.m., will feature 23 different bands, mostly from around the state. Stillman College and Talladega College will be the guest colle
Man in critical condition after shooting in Eastdale Mall
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man is suffering from a serious injury after a shooting at Eastdale Mall Friday night. Montgomery police and Fire Medics responded to the 1000 block of Eastdale Mall at 6 p.m. in reference to a shooting. When they arrived on the scene, they were able to locate an adult male
Sheriff deputy wins lottery, donates winnings to hurricane relief
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) - Deputy J. Marcum with the Escambia County Sheriffs Office won $1,000 Thursday at a Rotary Foundation meeting. Marcum, a member of the K-9 unit in Escambia County, shared with the Pensacola SubWest Rotary how the K-9 teams are utilized for searches and drug detection efforts.
Exhibit to feature famed Demopolis author’s typewriter - The Demopolis Times
James Haskins (1941-2005), a Demopolis native and educator, undertook to make up for the absence of children’s books on black historical figures, and he ultimately became one of America’s most published children’s book authors with more than 100 works of nonfiction to his credit. He once recalled th
City Officials Find Money to Make Payroll in Selma - Alabama News
“This was very scary but we took it to God, we prayed about it and God answered our prayers,” said Selma fire fighter Chadwick Mitchell.
Demopolis throws for 300 yards in win over Jemison
“I just thought we played a little sluggish. I thought we came out a little flat. I told them, ‘Guys, that’s not how we play football.’ I didn’t think we played physical at times. They shouldn’t be pushing us around on the offensive and defensive lines,” Demopolis coach Brian Seymore said. “I felt l
Family sought for woman found dead in Birmingham apartment
Authorities are trying to find family members of a woman found dead this week in her Birmingham apartment. Mary Gullet McCrimon, 67, was discovered inside her apartment at Bankhead Towers on Wednesday. Jefferson County coroner's officials said a pest control company doing routine spraying knocked on
Success! Grand Jury Drops Charges Against Woman Who Shot Abuser in Self-Defense | Care2 Causes
On July 31, 2018,he assaulted her again;ï¿½Dixon couldn’t take it anymore and shot him.ï¿½
Mayor among 277 Selma employees who won't be paid Friday
The city council has called a special meeting to discuss the issue Selma Mayor Darrio Melton discusses the city's finances and pending layoffs during an interview on Oct. 15. SELMA, AL (WSFA) - Selma Mayor Darrio Melton confirmed Thursday that the city will fail to meet its payroll obligations for
West Alabama mom threatened teacher, kicked school resource officer in the chest, authorities say
Hale County District Attorney Michael Jackson said Clayton is charged with third-degree assault on a law enforcement officer, obstructing government operations, resisting arrest, carrying a pistol without a license, possession of a firearm on school property, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Elected without experience: Alabama probate judges
There are plenty of local races on next month’s ballot, including every county’s probate judge position. But, do voters know the qualifications for those spots?
4 from Birmingham charged in south Alabama kidnappings, double murder
Four Birmingham residents, including an 18-year-old arrested earlier this year after he tried to run over two lawmen, have been charged in a double murder in south Alabama. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall on Thursday announced the arrests in connection with the June slayings of Cortez Deez a
Hale County mother accused of assaulting school resource officer
"It was a lady and the cops were trying to put her in the cop car and they had her on the ground," she said, "He was just like, what is going on, what happened."