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'Cats handed first loss in heartbreaker

CULLMAN - The Fort Payne Wildcats had the lead for more than 40 minutes in Friday's regional matchup at Cullman, but lost their lead in the final minutes of a heartbreaking 20-16 loss on the road. The Wildcats have benefited from fast starts in their first two wins over Chattooga and Scottsboro. The

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 06:45:00

Chris Kuykendall seeks re-election as District 3 commissioner

Chris Kuykendall has announced his plans to run for re-election for DeKalb County Commission District 3 in 2018. Kuykendall has lived and worked in DeKalb County for over 60 years. He is a graduate of Fort Payne High School and Auburn University. He was commissioned as an officer in the United State

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 23:52:00

Rams named T-J Team of the Week

The Sylvania Rams were voted the Times-Journal Team of the Week presented by Northeast Alabama Community College. The Rams are coming off of another dominating beatdown over a regional foe. They stomped the New Hope Indians by a final score of 35-0 on the road. The Sylvania Rams were voted the Times

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 21:08:00

Cooper named T-J Player of the Week

Plainview's senior running back Clay Cooper was named this week's Times-Journal Player of the Week presented by Twin City Used Car Sales. In one of the closest polls to date, Cooper's 1,294 votes edged defending Player of the Week Kris Shavers from Sylvania by 110 votes. Plainview's senior running b

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 21:06:00

Woman charged in Cherokee County arson

A woman was charged Friday in a Cherokee County arson case, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said. Fire departments from Broomtown, Gaylesville, Cedar Bluff, and Tucker's Chapel responded to the blaze at a residence located on County Road 81. A second-degree arson warrant was obtained for 32-yea

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 21:21:16

Gaylesville woman facing arson charge

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office investigators charged a Gaylesville woman with arson in connection with a fire at a residence on County Road 81, Sheriff Jeff Shaver said. Broomtown, Gaylesville, Cedar Bluff and Tucker's Chapel fire departments responded to the blaze. Major Crimes Unit investigators

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

Editorial: Be wary of a web full of phony news

Maybe Donald Trump was onto something when he coined the phrase "fake news" during his presidential campaign. While we might not all agree on the president's definition of what qualifies, it's safe to say there is a lot of it out there right now - some of it flowing from Russia, some from Hollywood

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-24 00:54:00

I, Tonya gets December release date

'I, Tonya' has been given a December release date. The biopic - which is based on the life of disgraced Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding and stars Margot Robbie in the titular role - will hit cinema screens on December 8 according to The Hollywood Reporter. The publication reports that the decisi

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-24 06:07:04

Born fighting, a big man in McNairy County

When Buford Pusser walked into a room everybody looked. He stood 6-feet, 6-inches inches tall with a broad chest and bulging muscles. Early in life, he had been a wrestler in Chicago, where he earned the name "Buford the Bull." He was just simply enormous, and men, good or bad, did not take him ligh

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-23 16:31:22

Woman arrested after brandishing gun at Kardashian boutique

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say they have arrested a woman who pointed a gun at employees inside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood and later threatened reporters with a machete. A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office statement says Maricia Medrano was arrested Thursday night on

WAFF - 2017-09-22 16:55:58

Trump speaks at Luther Strange rally: Live updates

The president is making his first trip to Alabama since taking office in January to headline the campaign rally for Strange. But the early birds in line to get the best seats for the rally said they were there to see Trump, not Strange. Waylon Turner of Scottsboro said he was the first in line at th

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 21:06:47

Board can't decide whether to ease South Chick stormwater rules

Chattanooga Stormwater Regulations Board member Linda Harris holds up a map Friday afternoon of the South Chickamauga Creek watershed. Harris favors the city's current rule to retain 1.6 inches of stormwater runoof in some new developments in the creek's watershed. Should the city of Chattanooga rel

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-23 04:02:05

Bears edge Bulldogs, move to 5-0

RAINSVILLE - The Class 3A, No.9 Plainview Bears are off to a roaring 5-0 start in their 2017 campaign. The Bears finished off Region 7 foe Geraldine 37-14, handing the Bulldogs their first loss in Region play and third on the year. RAINSVILLE - The Class 3A, No.9 Plainview Bears are off to a roaring

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 06:47:00

Coming Soon for week of Sept. 24

Smile A While: Smile A While, a social group for women, meets at 11 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. The schedule is: Oct. 19, Chili's, Gadsden; Nov. 14, Hibachi Grill, Gadsden; and Dec. 13, Silver Lakes, Glencoe, bring a $10 gift for the gift exchange. For information, call Carolyn Biggio,

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-22 18:22:31

Polish Lions stop in Cherokee County before embarking on 650-mile run

Four Polish Lions who are long-distance runners spent three days in Cherokee County en route to Tuscumbia - where they began their 650-mile run to Chicago for the Lions Clubs International 100th anniversary convention. The actual starting point for the run was Ivy Green, the childhood home of Helen

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-24 22:06:04

Meghan Markle appears at Prince Harry's Invictus Games

TORONTO (AP) - Prince Harry's girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle, sat in the stands for Saturday's opening ceremony of his Invictus Games for wounded veterans in her first appearance at a public event with him. They were not sitting together at the Air Canada Centre. They were about four row

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-24 03:41:56

Tickets are still available for Lindsey Stirling's Warmer in the Winter Tour

Lindsey Stirling is coming to the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre for her Warmer in the Winter Tour on Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. Stirling is currently competing as one of the celebrity dancers on season 25 of "Dancing with the Stars." She is paired with professional dancer Mark Ballas. Her unique combina

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 22:54:00

Harlin Eugene "Johnny" Agan, age 90, of the Wax Community in Aragon

Harlin Eugene "Johnny" Agan, age 90, of the Wax Community in Aragon, passed away Friday morning, September 22, 2017, in a local hospital. Mr. Agan was born in Floyd County on March 26, 1927, son of the late Wade and Beulah Chafin Agan. He was also preceded in death by his son, Dennis Charles Agan on

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 12:16:47

Shannon J. Allen: He was Starsky, I was Hutch

One of Huck's stories stirred memories from my childhood and caused me to wonder about persons I haven't seen in years. Darren McElhaney was a classmate of mine in the fourth or fifth grade at Crossville. Darren's chin quivered when he became nervous or angry. We called Darren "Mook" or "MookElhaney

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-22 23:18:00

The Town Crier: 41 northbound (Part 2)

Last week we were Sunday driving up Highway 41, and this week we'll mosey on up to the state line on what used to be the primary national highway north to south, from Miami to Michigan, before interstates. I'd like to point out that although the two parts of this Town Crier are a week apart, it didn

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:02:13