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Fitness chain looks to expand into Alabama

Anytime Fitness is looking to expand throughout Alabama in 2019. The fitness franchise currently has 33 locations in Alabama, with more on the way. A Monroeville location is set to open this month, and three other cities - Dothan, Huntsville and Saraland - are scheduled for next year.

AL.COM - 2018-12-11 17:23:14

Local teen charged in robbery

Law enforcement officials in Covington and Conecuh counties arrested four individuals Saturday – including an Andalusia teen – after an alleged robbery in the front yard of a residence on Martin Street in Evergreen.

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-12-05 08:13:21

Jackson native returns flag downed by Hurricane Michael

Rodney Rocker credits his parents, the late Mattie Perine Rocker and James Taylor Rocker for instilling in him the importance of doing the right thing, even when the task is difficult. On October 10, Rocker had a decision to make and there was no doubt as to what the “right thing” would be.

SOUTHALABAMIAN.COM - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

Jackson Fire Chief offers holiday safety tips

In an ironic twist, Billy Atchison, an employee of Sunbelt Fire in Cullman, watched as the equipment he sold to Cullman Fire and Rescue was used to extinguish the blaze that destroyed his home. The cause of the Nov. 29 fire was a live Christmas tree in the living room of the home.

SOUTHALABAMIAN.COM - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

JHS’ Browning wins fifth state championship

Dexter Browning capped an impressive swimming career at Jackson High School as he captured his fifth state championship this past weekend at James E. Martin Aquatics Center in Auburn.

SOUTHALABAMIAN.COM - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

JMS principal praises STEM at BOE meeting

The STEM program is apparently a stem-winder at Jackson Middle School. JMS Principal Adam Andrews gave a presentation on the program to the Clarke County Board of Education Nov. 27 and it was evident by his remarks that he is enthusiastic about how it can help students learn.

SOUTHALABAMIAN.COM - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

Lady Aggies blow past Leroy

The Jackson Lady Aggies plowed through the Lady Bears of Leroy 71-20 Monday night in Leroy. Rosie Richardson led the team with 21 points. Nykeria Boykin added 13 points. Courtney Lyons had 7.

SOUTHALABAMIAN.COM - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

Aggie Robotics team among top 10 in state competition

Students from Jackson Middle School and Jackson High School competed in the SouthsBEST Regional robotics competition at Auburn University Dec. 1-2. BEST (Boosting Engineering Science and Technology) is a national program where teams must use a kit to build and market a robot that performs certain ta

SOUTHALABAMIAN.COM - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

Win an ‘8×8’ at Christmas Gala

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center will host a “Christmas Gala” Thursday, Dec. 6 after the Christmas parade, from 5 until 7 p.m. Attendees can register for a drawing for 8 inch x 8 inch paintings by local artists shown here. Raffle tickets for art and drawings for other prizes will also be held. Th

CLARKE COUNTY DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

Alabama’s Westervelt Co. plans Clarke County lumber mill with 125 jobs

Gov. Kay Ivey and officials of Tuscaloosa-based Westervelt Co. today announced that the company will build a new lumber mill in Clarke County, creating 125 jobs. The 134-year-old Alabama company is expanding its wood products manufacturing business through the construction of the new mill, which wil

ALABAMANEWSCENTER.COM - 2018-12-02 18:00:46

STEM program succeeds for Jackson Middle

The STEM program is apparently a stem-winder at Jackson Middle School. JMS Principal Adam Andrews gave a presentation on the program to the Clarke County Board of Education Nov. 27 and it was evident by his remarks that he is enthusiastic about how it can help students learn.

THE THOMASVILLE TIMES - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

ALDOT will repair washout on Hurd Street

The Alabama Department of Transportation is coming to the rescue of the citizens of Grove Hill’s Hurd Street, agreeing to repair the massive washout that completely severed the road earlier this year.

CLARKE COUNTY DEMOCRAT - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

Girl gets 87 stitches after dog attack

MONROE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) - A 10-year old girl from the Excel area is recovering after her mom says she was attacked by four dogs on Friday. Tricia Brooks says her daughter, Aly, was riding her bike in the Sugar Hill 3 subdivision with her 6-year old brother when the dogs began chasing them. Brooks

WKRG - 2018-11-27 17:06:00

THS coach wants more consistency from girls

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team lost 50-37 to the Jackson High Lady Aggies Nov. 30 in the THS gym. Precious Pledger had 18 points, and Ma’Kayla Jones had 10 points.

THE THOMASVILLE TIMES - 2018-12-06 07:00:00

Arrest made after cops killed man they thought was mall shooter

SOUTH FULTON, Ala. — Authorities have arrested the suspect in a Thanksgiving shooting at Alabama mall where police killed a man they mistakenly thought was the shooter, U.S. Marshals confirm to CBS News. Erron Brown, 20, of Bessemer, Alabama, was arrested around 9:30 a.m. in the Atlanta area after a

WDEF - 2018-11-29 13:47:01

Castleberry, an Alabama speed trap town, may soon resolve lawsuit

In the small Alabama town of Castleberry, once a highly profitable speed trap where the police department was five times larger than the national average, a lawsuit accusing the former police chief of theft, false imprisonment, and enforcing a made-up law, may about to be resolved. More than 20 mont

AL.COM - 2018-11-26 12:57:16

BATTLE OF THE BULLDOGS PART 2: Andalusia, UMS-Wright meet up again in semifinals

For the second time in two years, the Andalusia Bulldogs prepare to square off with the UMS-Wright Bulldogs in the Class 4A South Semifinals. It’s the second time this season and the fourth time in two years that the two teams have squared off on the grid iron.

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-11-30 06:05:07

BK Report: Blue Devils win season opener; EA tops Sparta on Tuesday

Escambia County’s Lue Williams scored 32 points and brought down 14 rebounds to help lead the Blue Devils to a 71-52 victory over Baldwin County Thursday night at Cornell Torrence Gymnasium.

ATMORE ADVANCE - 2018-11-30 22:56:08

Tuscaloosa based Westervelt Company expanding into Clarke County

New jobs are coming to the Hwy 69 corridor in West Alabama.Tuesday, the Westervelt Company announced a major expansion in to Clarke County.The Tuscaloosa based company already runs a sawmill in Moundville and now plan to open a second mill in Thomasville.The expansion is expected to create 125 new j

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-11-27 12:37:43

$1,000 reward offered in missing woman case, now homicide investigation

FLOMATON, Ala (WKRG) - The case of a missing Flomaton woman is now a homicide investigation according to the Escambia County, AL Sheriff's Office. 74-year-old Eva McBride has been missing for more than a week.

WKRG - 2018-12-05 17:19:00