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Alabama’s Coach Saban undergoes hip replacement surgery

Alabama coach Nick Saban has undergone hip replacement surgery. Dr. Lyle Cain said Monday the 67-year-old Saban is expected to make a full recovery and “should be able to return to work in the very new future.” Cain says the right hip replacement was “robotic assisted” at Andrews Sports Medicine, wi

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Missing Alabama woman found alive in car days after disappearance

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A missing woman has been found alive in her wrecked car five days after she was last seen in south Alabama. Authorities say a passer-by noticed a car that was mostly hidden by brush in a ditch off a road Monday.

WHNT-TV

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Lamar County Until 7:15PM

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a. * At 624 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Caledonia, or 7 miles southwest of Vernon, moving east at 55 mph.

ALABAMAWX.COM

Alabama sets execution for man convicted in 1997 quadruple killing in Pelham

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama has scheduled a lethal injection for a man convicted in the 1997 deaths of four people, including two young girls, in Pelham. The Alabama Supreme Court set a May 16 execution date for Michael Brandon Samra.

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Confirmed Large and Extremely Dangerous Tornado in Northeast Mississippi; Will Affect Lamar County Alabama: Start Taking Tornado Precautions

OBSERVED, tornado damage threat: CONSIDERABLE, hail: < .75 IN] for Itawamba, Monroe [MS] till 11:45 PM CDT ...AT 1109 PM CDT, A CONFIRMED LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO WAS LOCATED 7 MILES NORTH OF KOLOLA SPRINGS, OR 8 MILES NORTH OF COLUMBUS AFB, MOVING NORTH AT 50 MPH.

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Alabama looks good in report on gambling addiction -- but there’s a catch

A new survey from WalletHub ranks Alabama among the least gambling-addicted states in the nation -- though there’s a major loophole in the data. WalletHub is a personal finance website that offers advice and tools to help users improve their credit scores and general financial health. Its report on

AL.COM

CVS rolling out time delay safes in all Alabama locations

CVS Pharmacy says it now has time-delay safes in all of its 186 Alabama locations. The safes are meant to deter pharmacy robberies and diversion of controlled substance narcotic medications, company officials said today, in a response to the opioid epidemic. The company made the announcement at a ce

AL.COM

Calling all carbs: Alabama thief spreads hamburger buns in restaurant parking lot

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A thief broke into an Alabama restaurant Tuesday morning, but he left the dough in the parking lot. The thief covered the parking lot of a Rally’s in southwest Birmingham with old hamburger buns, AL.com reported. The buns were moldy and smashed, prompting one observer to note, “Th

BOSTON 25 NEWS

Louisiana Man Kidnaps and Assaults Mississippi Teen

ABERDEEN, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Louisiana man is expected to be charged with the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 13-year-old Mississippi girl. Authorities say 24-year-old Ronald Joseph Latiolais III of Gonzales, Louisiana, met the girl online, went to Aberdeen, Mississippi for her, and took her bac

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Columbus Sends Four Student-Athletes to Next Level

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — After finishing 23-5, the Columbus High girls wrap up another season by sending off four players to continue their basketball careers at the next level.

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Multistate Trust removes 50,000 tons of contaminated soil

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Multistate Trust announced they removed 50,000 tons of contaminated soil from the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp-Columbus Superfund Site at a town hall meeting Monday.

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Alabama grants 216 hemp licenses: Here’s the county-by-county list

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries has granted more than 200 licenses for growers of industrial hemp, the agency announced. The licenses cover 152 growers, 59 processors and five universities, covering the growth, cultivation, processing and research of the plant.

AL.COM

Authorities want help finding missing 81-year-old Alabama man

Prattville police are asking for the public’s help in locating Robert Robinson, 81, who was last seen at his home at approximately 6 p.m. on Monday, April 22. Authorities say Robinson suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says he left his h

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Pink bicycles add spring color to Aberdeen Main Street

ABERDEEN – Pink bicycles on display throughout downtown have recently sparked questions about why they’re there and complements about how great they look. The new temporary fixtures are the brainchild of Aberdeen Main Street Director Ann Tackett, and they match new springtime flags for downtown.

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL

Next stop for Columbus fantastic foursome: college hoops

Four Columbus High School girls basketball players took the next step in their athletic careers Monday. Guard Hannah White inked her commitment to Alabama State while teammates Berniya Hardin, Deryona Smith and Jatyler Turner committed to Meridian Community College.

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Public health experts warn of measles outbreak as cases inch closer to Alabama

UAB and Jefferson County Department of Public Health experts on Monday warned of the nationwide measles outbreak as cases continue to inch closer to Alabama. "Once it gets started in a vulnerable population it will spread quickly," said Dr. William Curry, Associate Dean of Rural and Primary Care at

WVTM13.COM

Men eat dinner with widowed elderly Alabama woman who was sitting by herself at restaurant

(Meredith) - Three Alabama men invited an elderly woman to eat dinner with them after noticing she was dining alone at a restaurant. Jamario Howard posted the heartwarming story to Facebook Thursday. He and two friends were eating at Brad's Bar-B-Que in Oxford when they saw the woman sitting by hers

KMOV

Two injured after shots fired at vehicle on Highway 82

Two people were injured in an apparent drive-by shooting on Highway 82 early Saturday morning. The Starkville Police Department said in a press release Monday morning that officers responded around 2:02 a.m. to the report of a gunshot victim and a wreck on Highway 82, between Highway 25 and Highway

STARKVILLE DAILY NEWS

Bankfirst Capital trading on OTC market

Bankfirst Capital Corp., the holding company for BankFirst Financial Services, a $1.3 billion asset bank headquartered in Columbus, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX Best Market. Bankfirst Capital was previously privately-held.

MISSISSIPPI BUSINESS JOURNAL

Mississippi, the only state with a Confederate symbol in its flag, is offering a new flag design on license plates

(CNN) — Mississippians who'd like to display their state flag minus its Confederate imagery can rejoice in a newly approved specialty license plate. The state's flag has long contained an image of the Confederate battle flag, also known as the Southern Cross. Mississippi is the only one of the Unite

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