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Alabama newspaper editor stripped of honor after calling for KKK to ‘clean out DC’

An Alabama newspaper editor on Tuesday was removed from the University of Southern Mississippi’s journalism Hall of Fame for writing an editorial that called for the Ku Klux Klan to “ride again” to block tax increases.


Driver crashes into Alabama State Trooper vehicle stopped along interstate

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WALA) -- An Alabama State Trooper avoided serious injuries Sunday when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle on Interstate 59. Investigators said the trooper was parked off of the road on I-59 southbound near exit 89 in Tuscaloosa County. Troopers said a passenger vehicle dr


Several North Alabama schools delayed tomorrow due to possible flooding

Several schools in northern Alabama announced Tuesday that they will be opening two hours later amid the potential of severe weather and heavy flooding in the area tomorrow. Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan counties are under a flood watch for tomorrow, according to


Man captured after two-hour manhunt in Clarke County

GROVE HILL, Ala. (WKRG) -- Multiple agencies in Clarke County spent about two hours Tuesday evening searching for Roderick Pritchett. According to the sheriff's department, Pritchett was involved in multiple break-ins and a car theft. Authorities say he was also wanted on a federal probation hold.


Alabama woman who joined ISIS is begging to come home

(CNN)At the age of 19, a young woman from Hoover, Alabama traveled to Syria to join ISIS -- the so-called "Islamic State." Five years and three husbands later, she says she regrets what she did and is begging to return to the US.


Clarke County manhunt ends with arrest of suspect

GROVE HILL, Ala. (WALA) -- A manhunt for an armed and dangerous man in Clarke County ended with an arrest Tuesday night in Grove Hill. Deputies captured Roderick Pritchett around 10:30 p.m. in a wooded area between Grove Hill Memorial Hospital and Love Road.


Clarke County Sherriff's Office searches for 'armed and dangerous' man in Grove Hill

CLARKE COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — The Clarke County Sheriff's Office is currently looking for Roderick Pritchett. Pritchett is wanted on a federal probation hold and has been involved in break-ins and theft of a vehicle, according to CCSO.


Teen shot in Conecuh Co. dies

A T.R. Miller student who was shot just over a week ago died Friday. Jamie Maloy, spokesperson for the state bureau of investigation confirmed the death. Jamal Duggans died a week after he was shot in Castleberry on his 18th birthday.


Special fish sale at IGA remembered

Jerry Andrews died and was buried last week. He was retired as the owner of Andrews IGA, later Andrews Associated Foods on Main Street near the courthouse in Grove Hill. Jerry was a good businessman and community minded. When I heard Jerry had died I remembered an incident back in the mid-1980s. I h


Jackson addresses road, health issues

Roads and health issues were the top subjects Alabama State Representative Thomas Jackson (DThomasville) heard and spoke about at a Clarke County Town Hall meeting at the Thomasville Civic Center Tuesday night. Jackson said the priority for the Alabama Legislature and the Alabama Democratic party wi


A multitude of factors blamed for Fulton floods

An engineering study of Fulton’s flooding woes produced no one thing that caused the flooding — no “smoking gun”— but rather a multitude of contributing factors. The results of the study were revealed at a public meeting held in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church of Fulton Monday evenin


Second-grade ‘Students of the Month’

Joe M. Gillmore Elementary School recently selected “Students of the Month” for February. Chosen from the second grade were, front, (L-R) Zmiah Strait and LaToria Jackson; back: Dillan Nolan, Jaime Harbison, Brysun Wilson and DeKendall Jackson.


Burroughs has 27 points in Bulldog loss

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs lost 65-59 to Hillcrest-Evergreen last Friday night in the area title game. Dre Burroughs knocked down five 3-pointers and had 27 total points. Deante Clark had nine points. Gemanuel Jackson added seven points. Jabari Gregory and Azavian Hollins each added four


50 Years Ago, February 1969

CLEANUP CREW – Members of the Jackson Chapter of Future Farmers of America are shown cleaning a traffic sign as part of their recently inaugurated safety program. The boys are from left to right are; Charles Burge, Henley Hoven, Bobby Tompkins and Dean Moseley. Fellow FHA members can be seen across


Jackson hoops advance to sub-regionals

The Jackson High School Aggies defeated Wilcox Central High School in overtime 74-72 last Thursday night in Jackson in the area championship game. The win improved JHS to 20-6 on the season. This was the first time in several years that the Aggies had beaten WCHS in boys’ basketball two times in the


CWEMC moving to new facility

Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation (CWEMC) has announced the opening of its new headquarters facility for Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 a.m. The new headquarters facility is located at 9000 Highway 43 just north of Jackson. The existing Jackson office on College Avenue which has served the me


Housing board deals with another departure

Kimberly Pettway, on Wednesday morning, attended her last meeting as a member of the Mobile Housing Board of Commissioners. Pettway, whose term expires next year, stepped aside after the passing of her father, Carlton Indo Williams.


Heartbreak: Blue Devils end season

One can’t hide a broken heart. Escambia County lost 54-47 to a scrappy Clarke County team tonight in a Class 4A sub regional game at the Cornell Torrence Gymnasium in Atmore.


67-County Alabama Garden Party: Clarke County

The Alabama honeysuckle border was inspired by an 18th century, Southern applique quilt. The Cullman Tribune is celebrating the Alabama Bicentennial (1819-2019) with statewide field reporting by Alabama Master Gardener/Botanical Artist Ben Johnson South. This year-long feature, "The 67-County Alabam


Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame to induct Harper Lee and Milly Francis

Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” (Licensed by Getty Images. Used with permission) MARION, Ala. - Harper Lee and Milly Francis will be inducted into the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame on March 7, 2019. The induction ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson