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Nebraska trying desperately to stop top recruit from heading to Alabama
When Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide are coming after a player, you know he’s good. When you’re the coach of a rival team, though, having Saban in the mix is terrifying.
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.
New School Named Transfer Option For Alabama QB Jalen Hurts
This weekend was a big one for Jalen Hurts, as the Alabama quarterback graduated from school. He got a raucous ovation as he walked across the stage. Hurts, Alabama’s starting quarterback in 2016 and ’17, became the backup this past season. Tua Tagovailoa took over the starting gig in the national t
Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
On this day in Alabama history: Deadly tornado struck Tuscaloosa
A strong EF4 tornado hit communities south and east of Tuscaloosa on Dec. 16, 2000, claiming 11 lives and injuring more than 125 others. It was the strongest tornado to hit Alabama in December since 1950 and part of a tornado outbreak that took place across the Southeastern United States from Missis
Sheriff's office: Body found along Escambia River is missing Pollard woman
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Ala. (WEAR) — The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) in Alabama has confirmed the body found along Escambia River is missing Pollard woman Eva McBride.
SBI investigating after ECSO employee found dead in her home
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — According to The Brewton Standard, the Escambia County Sheriff's Office has lost one of their own. An article on the news site states that the State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of Kari Schultz, a member of the ECSO staff.
DAR names Good Citizens for 2018-19
The Fort Mims Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution announces the DAR Good Citizens of three area high schools. The students were selected from the senior class of each school based on qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism to an outstanding de
Alabama: Krystal Hancock identified as woman killed in attempted murder suicide, shot by Ben Allen
A woman in Baldwin County Alabama was killed Wednesday evening after being involved in an alleged murder-suicide attempt. Authorities have now identified the woman as Krystal Rose Renee Hancock.
Alabama choosing to play nice with Oklahoma
There would be vengeance. That was the implication packed into social media posts fired off by members of the Alabama Crimson Tide once Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray was announced as the Heisman Trophy winner last Saturday.
Jalen Hurts draws standing ovation at Alabama graduation (Video)
It’s highly unlikely that Jalen Hurts will be starting under center for the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff game against Oklahoma, now that Tua Tagovailoa has been practicing and appears to be getting healthy, but he’s still provided the team with plenty of big-time throws and strong
Elite Alabama commit suffers knee injury, has surgery
Alabama has the No. 1 2019 recruiting class at the moment, and the Crimson Tide’s 2020 class is off to a great start, too. Currently, the Tide have the top 2020 class, and 4-star DT Jayson Jones is a big reason for that, as he’s the No. 1 player in the state of Alabama, per the 247Sports composite.
Alabama elementary school bus driver buys McDonald’s breakfast for students when ice delays school opening
One generous Alabama school bus driver has gone viral for purchasing 50 McDonald’s breakfast biscuits for his elementary school students when icy roads delayed the school’s opening, so that the youngsters would not go hungry in class.
New Injury Update For Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa
Alabama is gearing up for yet another College Football Playoff appearance. The Tide kicked off practice this week and there was a significant update that came out of the media availability.
$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.
Fire Destroys Century Mobile Home; ‘Red Bulb’ In Fire Safety Campaign
Fire destroyed a mobile home early Saturday morning in Century, a red bulb in Escambia County’s Keep The Wreath Green fire safety campaign. The occupants of the mobile home in the 9400 block of Ivey Street were able to escape without injuries.
Commission plans upgrades to Ewing Drive in 2019
Brandon Smith agrees with and understands the concern of several dozen Ewing Drive residents who feel that Escambia County commissioners have paid little attention to their requests for repairs to the decaying rural roadway.
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.
ECHS, EA ranked in ASWA basketball poll
Two area basketball teams are ranked in the first 2018-19 Alabama Sports Writers Association basketball poll, which was released today. Escambia County is No. 3 in Class 4A, while Escambia Academy is No. 7 in AISA in boys basketball.
Alabama gets federal assistance to help take drug dealers, drugs off the streets
In the state’s ongoing fight against the drug epidemic, Gov. Kay Ivey has put federal funds in the hands of law enforcement in hopes of reducing illegal drug use in the state by arresting those who buy or sell illegal drugs or falsely obtain prescription drugs.