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Scenes from Repton: Tiny railroad town once home to renowned hospital

On a recent road trip, I came across the tiny-but-quaint Repton, a Conecuh County town with a population of 282. The town, incorporated in 1899, was once home to the only hospital between Selma, Ala., and Century, Fla. At its peak, the town had about 422 residents. Despite the fact that much of the


Capital murder arrests - Three charged in August shooting

Two men - one already behind bars on a murder charge, the other in jail on burglary charges - and a juvenile have been charged in the violent August home invasion that resulted in the death of 56-year-old Robert Kennedy. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced last week that APD investigators had


State: Coyote that was shot by police after attack was rabid

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - State wildlife officials say a coyote that attacked two people in North Attleboro before being killed by police had rabies. MassWildlife says the attacks occurred on Monday. The state Department of Public Health says tests completed Wednesday confirmed the animal was

WKRG - 2017-11-22 21:07:50

YLA learns about resumes and interviews

On November 8, 2017, Youth Leadership Atmore (YLA) held their second session at United Bank. We met at the bank at 8 a.m. and had a light breakfast before getting down to business. This session was intended to show us how to make resumes appealing and how to represent ourselves well during an interv


GECA to present A Christmas Story

The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts next production is bound to get you in the Christmas spirit. Dates for A Christmas Story by Jean Shepherd are Thursday through Saturday, November 30, December 1 and 2, 7 p.m.; Sunday, December 3, matinee at 2 p.m. Cast members are Ralph - Phil Johnson Ralp


BOE votes pay raise - Grissett, Jackson re-elected to top spots

Chairman W.J. Grissett, Vice-Chairman Cindy Jackson The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education voted Thursday, November 16, to raise their monthly pay from $600 to $800. The recommendation was made by Board Chairman W. J. Grissett as he read remarks seeking re-election to that position: "that the


PCI tribe hosts 47th annual Thanksgiving Pow Wow

The 47th Annual Poarch Creek Indian Thanksgiving Pow Wow will take place this Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, at the Poarch Creek Indian Reservation, 6477 Jack Springs Road, near Atmore. The public is invited to enjoy a brilliant display of authentic Native American dress and exhibition dan


Guns in church - ECSO offers training for houses of worship

A seemingly constant stream of multiple shootings in the nation's churches has prompted the Escambia County Sheriff's Office to offer training that will help local houses of worship become better prepared if such an incident were to occur here. "In view of all the shooting that has been going on in


Pedestrian killed in early morning accident

One person was killed and three others injured in an early morning accident Nov. 12 near Camelback Road and 45th Avenue. According to a police spokesperson, officers responded to an accident just after 5 a.m. after receiving numerous calls of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. Officer said one

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade under tight security

Viewing of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation will end two hours earlier this year and anyone attending must be screened. Tens of thousands are expected to watch the giant balloons take shape Wednesday afternoon. (Nov. 20) AP The 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will unfold ear

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-22 23:10:28

Valley teen has lots to be thankful for after being smashed on bicycle by hit-and-run driver

C.J. Biehl is getting a little tired of video games. He'd much rather be out playing baseball or riding his bicycle, but he can't do it yet because he's still recovering from being run over on his bicycle a couple months ago. "I try not to think about the chances of me getting killed for getting hi

AZFAMILY - 2017-11-23 04:09:00

La Joya grad completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Juanpablo Gonzalez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic

WEST VALLEY VIEW - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Thousands treated to free Thanksgiving breakfast

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Thousands of people enjoyed a free Thanksgiving breakfast at Food City this year. The free breakfast is a Thanksgiving tradition, but this year it's at a new home. VIDEO: FOX 10's Liz Kotalik has the story. PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Thousands of people enjoyed a free Thanksgiving breakfast a

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-11-23 19:18:00

Salvation Army prepares for big Thanksgiving feast

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Executive chef Patrick Kehler says cooking Thanksgiving dinner for more than 3,000 people is a labor of love. The chef started prepping his kitchen at the Phoenix Convention Center six days ago. "We have about 2,000 pounds of turkey this year, about 1,800 pounds of potatoes, 1,000 p

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-11-23 17:51:00

More than a meal: Corner in downtown Phoenix turns into place of giving and gratitude

Thanksgiving dinner at St. Vincent de Paul The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Phoenix served 4,500 Thanksgiving Day meals to individuals and families in need. This year the menu includes roasted turkey with giblet gravy, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, glazed sweet potatoes and pumpk

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-24 01:30:18

ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET...: Shoppers get ready for Black Friday discounts

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Many are spending Thanksgiving with family and friends, but others have been waiting in line at various stores around the Valley, hoping to bag a bargain. Black Friday deals are starting earlier and earlier, and more store are opening their doors on Thanksgiving. PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Ma

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-11-24 01:12:00

Woodland pool gets obvious no vote results

Anyone who thought loaning $8 million dollars to an outside business with nothing in return for their investment, then paying full fare to use the services of the business when the project is completed, and then let the business reap all the profits, has got to be insane. This is a great deal for th


Mount St. Helens Hiking Club

The Mount St. Helens Hiking Club holds several hikes each month. Anyone interested in the hikes is welcome. For details and the meeting place for carpooling, contact the hike leader listed or visit www.mtsthelensclub.org. Nov. 29: Kalama Waterfront (easy); drive 20 miles round trip, hike 3-plus mile

LONGVIEW DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 06:45:00

School district seeks help with bond issue

LA CENTER - The La Center School District will put a bond issue up for vote during a special election on Feb. 13. The district is seeking applications from citizens interested in being appointed to a committee to write the pro/con statements for the Clark County online voters' guide. Those intereste

COLUMBIAN - 2017-11-23 22:38:00

Attorney: Medicine Wheel directors not negligent

In the wake of a settlement agreement between Medicine Wheel Recovery Services Inc. and a Warren resident who lent money to the addiction recovery and treatment center, an attorney for Medicine Wheel says the organization was never negligent in its repayment of loans. When Medicine Wheel founders T

PORTLAND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00