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Fellowship Cemetery clean up held
From 24 November to 29 November 2018, volunteers and employed workers worked to clear and clean-up grave sites at Friendship Cemetery, the oldest cemetery in Midway. [Located North of Midway, on the west side of County Highway #47.]
Bullock County Art Guild and South Highlands Middle School Beta Club share their art with Southern Springs Healthcare Residents
The last day of November was special for several Bullock County Art Guild members and some 60 students at South Highlands Middle School. Members of the Beta Club and several other volunteer students assisted the Bullock County Art Guild with a community outreach project involving art.
Man charged with murder in case where Autauga County woman's body found in woods
A man has been charged with murder in a Macon County case where a woman’s body was found in a wooded area. Sergio Webb faces murder charges in the case, said Capt. Joe Herman of the State Bureau of Investigation. Investigators say Webb has lived in Macon County, as well as other parts of the state.
Suspect in Custody for Murder of Prattville Woman in Macon County
The Alabama State Bureau of Investigations has arrested a man wanted for a murder that happened earlier this year in Macon County. Authorities say Sergio Webb was arrested Tuesday for the murder of 51-year old Melissa Metcalf. They say her body was found in a wooded area near Tysonville Loop back in
Shortage of 7th and 8th grade math teachers in Barbour County
BARBOUR COUNTY, GA (WRBL) - The three r's: reading, writing, and arithmetic... those are a few of the subjects you know your child is learning when they go to school. But one county in Alabama is without one of those subjects.
Bullock County is 152 years old
This is the Historical Preservation Report given at the City Council meeting on December 3, 2018 by Faye Gaston. This December 5 is the 152nd birthday of Bullock County. The new county of Bullock County was established on December 5, 1866. This information comes from the history book, "The Heritage
Romero co-ops at Dr. Letitia M. Williams: Family Dentistry
My name is Daisy Romero, and I am sixteen years old. I am an eleventh grader at Bullock County High School. I work at the office of Dr. Letitia M. Williams: Family Dentistry. I can honestly say Dr. Williams is a fantastic dentist!
Tuskegee Airman, 100, Dies In Harlem Apartment: NYPD
HARLEM, NY — A long-time Harlem resident who served with the Tuskegee Airmen in World War died at the age of 100, police said. Wilfred DeFour was found Saturday morning unconsciouss and unresponsive in his apartment at the Riverton Square complex on Fifth Avenue, police said. EMS pronounced DeFour d
Arrest made in murder of a woman found beaten to death in Macon County
MACON CO., Ala. (WRBL) - An arrest has been made in the murder of a 51-year-old woman who investigators believe was beaten to death then dumped in a wooded area of Macon County over the summer.
Tuskegee University’s accreditation status reaffirmed for next 10 years
TUSKEGEE, AL (WSFA) - Tuskegee’s accreditation status has been reaffirmed for the next 10 years, the university reported Tuesday. They were reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Jaguars too much for Pike County
Vajarius Williams had 19 points, Ralph Williams 14 and Quamaine Oliver 10 to lead Barbour County to a 62-47 victory over Pike County. Andres Burney led Pike County with 18 points.
Young Lady Tigers capture first 6A Area win at Northview
DOTHAN – Sophomores Kaitlin Peterson had 27 points and Denahria Hicks had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Eufaula over Northview, 89=50, in a Class 6A, Area 3 contest Friday at the Northview gym.
Families seek answers year after sons' bodies found
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - It’s been a year since the bodies of an Atlanta-based rapper and his cousin were found in Macon County. Atlanta-based rapper Edward Jerome Reeves, also known as “Bambino Gold," and his cousin, Atlanta promoter Kendrick “Skooly" Marquize Stokes, were visiting their families in
These Are The 10 Alabama Cities With The Largest Black Population For 2019
We used science and data to determine which cities in Alabama have the largest African American population. Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2019. This is our second time ranking the cities in Alabama with the largest African American population.
The other Tree That Owns Itself
The Tree That Owns Itself in Athens, Georgia is well known. The other Tree That Owns Itself in Eufaula, Alabama, really isn’t. It’s the same story in a different place. Why?
Our View: Opelika church shows a welcome sign of unity as doors open to Tuskegee singers
It’s not the return of THE Messiah, but it nonetheless is cause for timely celebration. First Baptist Church of Opelika welcomed this weekend the Tuskegee Golden Voices to join in the church’s musical production of “Messiah.”
Attic Fire at Russell Senate Bldg
(CNN) – Scary moments Saturday inside the Russell Senate office building in Washington. All people inside the building were evacuated Saturday night due to a small fire in the attic.
Ivey flips switch to light state Christmas tree
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Gov. Kay Ivey flipped a switch on Friday night to light the state’s Christmas tree at the Capitol. The tree, a 35-foot tall Eastern Red Cedar, was grown in Bullock County and donated by Mr. and Mrs. Ray Allen of Fitzpatrick, the second year in a row their tree has been given
Tuskegee Airman: 'We Were Just Doing Our Job'
(Newser) – A New York City man who served as an aircraft technician with the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen died Saturday at age 100, the AP reports. Police say a home health aide found Wilfred DeFour unconscious and unresponsive inside his Harlem apartment at about 9am. DeFour was pronounced dead
Slick roads, blowing snow delay air, road travel in Midwest
The Chicago Department of Aviation says 809 flights were canceled at O'Hare between midnight and around 10 a.m. Monday, after 700 flights at the airport were canceled Sunday. At Midway International Airport, where 123 flights were canceled on Sunday, another 69 flights had been canceled as of midnig