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Dealing with Devin: All about Black Friday in the Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle retailers are gearing up for early-bird Black Friday shoppers. Walmarts in both Columbus and Starkville will open their gates the earliest, with sales beginning at 6 tonight. With the Egg Bowl also happening tonight, Walmart store associates in Starkville said coming as early as

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Man steals officer's Taser while resisting arrest

A Caledonia man accused of multiple felonies, including previous sexual battery and drug charges, was arrested after an altercation with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office deputies last week during which he stole an officer's Taser. Brian Steven Heinz, 36, of 139 Dodson Road, was arrested Nov. 16 and

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Severe Weather Staying Away... For Now

Late November often yields a round or two of severe storms that produce tornadoes here in the Deep South. Climatology says this is the case. Odds of a Tornado in Late November If you recall, we had a major out break of severe weather and tornadoes on November 29th last year. This was the Tuesday rig

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-24 21:59:20

VIDEO: Changes Being Made To Trotter Convention Center

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Columbus will make changes on how the Trotter Convention Center is rented after Thursday's deadly shooting. In a statement, city spokesman Joe Dillon said the city is looking at details before the shooting. Mayor Robert Smith will meet with city department heads to come up wi

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-25 04:34:43

VIDEO: SPD Picks Up A Bell To Give Back To The Community

STARKVILLE, Miss.(WCBI) - If you saw the police outside the Starkville Wal-Mart it's not because "Black Friday" shopping got out of hand. The Starkville Police Department partnered with the Salvation Army to do the first round of ringing the bell. Mississippi State Head football coach Dan Mullen cou

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-25 02:50:39

Man Arrested for November 9th Burglary

PRENTISS CO, Miss. (WCBI)- A man is arrested in Prentiss County, stemming from a burglary that happened earlier in November. Ashanti Sampson, 33, was booked Tuesday ,and charged with burglary of a building. Investigators say Sampson and another man, were seen in a Black Jeep Cherokee, breaking into

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-24 17:38:20

VIDEO: MSU's First African-American Athletes Honored Before Egg Bowl

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- Before Thursday's Egg Bowl kickoff two former Mississippi State University players were honored with the dedication of the Dowsing-Bell Plaza. Frank Dowsing Jr. and Robert Bell were the first African American athletes who played for state. The Dowsing-Bell Plaza was dedicat

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-24 05:15:14

VIDEO: Churches Cross Racial, Denominational Lines To Help Others Thanksgiving Day

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) - A Thanksgiving tradition that brings churches together across racial and denominational lines continues in Tupelo. After a thanksgiving prayer, dozens of volunteers got to work. For nearly 30 years, Christians on the Move to Evangelize has prepared and delivered lunches to inm

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-24 04:57:44

3 killed in I-459 head-on crash when motorist drives wrong way on interstate

Three people were killed early Friday morning in a head-on crash on Interstate 459 in Bessemer. The crash happened between 12:30 a.m. and 1 a.m. near Morgan Road. Bessemer Police Chief Mike Roper said police started receiving calls about a motorist traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Int

AL.COM - 2017-11-24 15:09:21

3 killed in crash involving wrong-way driver on I-459 in Bessemer

Authorities say a head-on crash on an interstate in Alabama has killed three people. The crash happened on Interstate 459 in Bessemer on Friday between 12:30 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. Bessemer Police Chief Mike Roper says police started receiving calls about a motorist traveling northbound in the southboun

WVTM13.COM - 2017-11-24 17:30:00

Man, 60, dead in Bessemer shooting; police say killing appears justifiable

A 60-year-old Bessemer twice convicted of robbery was shot to death Wednesday morning in what authorities say could have been yet another holdup. Bessemer police identified the man Jerry Wayne Clements. Court records show he was convicted of robbery in 1986 and 1998. Bessemer officers were dispatche

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Shopping alternatives: hiking, biking, laser tag, yard work

For some people, finding those cherished Black Friday bargains among a flock of sleepy and hungry fellow shoppers is entertaining. The thrill of the hunt and making new friends along the way has become a tradition for many. But for those who want to avoid the stores, long lines, disappointments and

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-23 06:05:00

49-year-old man charged with sex abuse of 2 little girls in Jefferson County

A northern Jefferson County man is behind bars, accused of sexually abusing two young girls. William David Trusty, also known as William David Dempsey, was arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on Monday, according to court records made public Wednesday. He is 49, and lives in Brookside.

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Another sour run-in with police for Jonathan Pickle

A Brookside man who is no stranger to lawmen got himself in trouble - again - Tuesday. Officers responded in the early afternoon to Brookside Town Hall on a report of a complaint. While they were conducting that investigation, said Chief Jason Springfield, Jonathan Lee Pickle, who was not part of th

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Local church to host active shooter training

The Walker Baptist Association will be holding active shooter training at Northside Baptist Church in Jasper on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The free training, which will be held at Northside, will begin at 7 p.m. and last until around 8 p.m. It will be led by T.J. Armstrong. David Miller, director of missions

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-11-24 00:25:14

Adamsville residents fed up with out-of-state waste at Big Sky Environmental landfill

Updated: 9:56 PM CST Nov 22, 2017 A former mayor in Jefferson County says out-of-state waste dumping at Big Sky Environmental's landfill in Adamsville is hampering economic development in the area. WVTM 13's Sarah Killian has the story in the video above. Updated: 9:56 PM CST Nov 22, 2017 A form

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Gulf Shores Woman Accused of Sexually Abusing a Child

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG)- A Gulf Shores woman spent her Thanksgiving on the inside of a jail cell after being arrested for sexually abusing a child. 31-year old Stephanie Bogert was booked into the Baldwin County Jail around 8:30AM on Thanksgiving. She's being held on a 25-thousand dollar bond. The

WKRG - 2017-11-24 03:41:19

What's new at the beach: OWA welcomes Wahlburgers

OWA Amusement Park in Foley opened this past July to the delight of many. The entertainment district welcomed three new restaurants this fall -- The Groovy GOAT, Wahlburgers, and Hershey's Ice Cream Parlor. Groovy GOAT One of the coolest places to open is The Groovy GOAT, a sports bar and arcade th

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Margaret "Margy" Yeager Best

Margaret "Margy" Yeager Best, age 68, resident of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Margy is survived by her husband, Randy Best; daughter, Brandon Corbett (Chris); son, Anthony Brett Best; grandchildren, Christopher and Jimbo Corbett, Ava and Tanner Best; mother, Dorothy Yeage

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Fairhope mayor, council still wrangling over 2018 budget

In Fairhope, there appears to be a failure to communicate between mayor and council, and it's nowhere more evident than as elected officials try to hammer out a fiscal year 2018 budget. Mayor Karin Wilson says she's tried to discuss it with council members but is having trouble soliciting ideas from

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