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Secure your home or business with Moulton's Home Security Specialists
Home Security Specialist is a licensed and insured company that is locally operated, which means their customers save both time and money. “Being family owned and locally operated, we have lower overhead and can pass these savings along to our customers,” explains owner Brad Hamilton.
Lawrence town hall meeting Feb. 23
MOULTON — Two state legislators will be among the guest speakers at a free town hall meeting in Lawrence County District 3 on Feb. 25. Sen. Garland Gudger, R-Cullman, and Rep. Proncey Robertson, R-Mount Hope, will be at Commissioner Kyle Pankey’s public meeting. County Engineer Winston Sitton and Co
County engineer: 3 Lawrence County roads closed because of flooding
MOULTON — At least three Lawrence County roads are closed because of flooding, according to the county engineer. Winston Sitton said two portions of Lawrence County 150, south of Courtland, are closed because of standing water over the road.
The story behind the Alabama gas station with the amazing food
Mac's 1 Stop on Birmingham's Southside is a do-it-all gas station/convenience store/burger joint where you can pull in and get a fill-up, a pack of smokes and a patty melt to go.
Alabama lawmaker to introduce plan to increase employer E-Verification
DECATUR, Ala. - Alabama Senator Arthur Orr is working to gain support for a bill in the state legislature that would affect foreign national employees without work authorization.
Another inmate dies in Alabama prison
A man incarcerated at Limestone Correctional Facility in Harvest died in custody last week, an official confirmed Tuesday. Matthew Blake Holmes was found unresponsive in his cell around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, said Bob Horton, public information manager for the Alabama Department of Correction
City abandons sidewalk for Byler West
A sidewalk project for Byler Road West has been canceled after the Moulton City Council put the project to a final vote in its regular meeting Monday night. “The project was bid out about a week and a half ago,” Mayor Roger Weatherwax said. “It is my recommendation not to accept the bid and to aband
Decatur police: No foul play suspected in man's death
The body of a man found Monday in a field behind the American Inn on U.S. 31 South was taken to the Department of Forensic Sciences for identification and an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death, Decatur police said.
Driver crashes into Alabama State Trooper vehicle stopped along interstate
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WALA) -- An Alabama State Trooper avoided serious injuries Sunday when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle on Interstate 59. Investigators said the trooper was parked off of the road on I-59 southbound near exit 89 in Tuscaloosa County. Troopers said a passenger vehicle dr
West Alabama newspaper editor calls for resurgence of Ku Klux Klan
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A small Alabama newspaper is advocating for the resurgence of America's most feared white supremacist terrorist organization, the Ku Klux Klan. An editorial published last week by The Democrat-Reporter of Linden, Alabama, begins with the line: "Time for the Ku Klux Klan to ni
Several North Alabama schools delayed tomorrow due to possible flooding
Several schools in northern Alabama announced Tuesday that they will be opening two hours later amid the potential of severe weather and heavy flooding in the area tomorrow. Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan counties are under a flood watch for tomorrow, according to
Morgan County, Decatur law enforcement conduct school drug sweep
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, in coordination with school administrators, conducted a narcotic sweep of A.P. Brewer High School on Tuesday. Multiple Morgan County Sheriff and Decatur Police Department K-9 Units participated in the search, said Mike Swafford, sheriff’s office spokesman.
Female inmate escapes following job assignment in Alabama
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A woman convicted of robbery in Alabama has escaped from a work assignment. News outlets reported the Alabama Department of Corrections said 48-year-old Fleurette Esmerelda Martin left a job assignment around 1 a.m. Monday.
Alabama woman who left US for ISIS hopes people will show sympathy
The young woman who left Alabama to join ISIS in 2014 and now wants to come home says she hopes people will have sympathy for her, according to a report from ABC News. The woman, Hoda Muthana, is pleading to come home after spending more that four years with ISIS.
Deputies: Drug deal suspects threw recliner off truck during pursuit
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Two people are facing multiple charges for a Monday night pursuit that deputies said included a recliner pushed off the back of a truck and a car trying to run a deputy off the road.
Good Samaritans jump into action to help woman suffering seizure at Decatur gym
DECATUR, Ala. - From time to time, we run into people who make a difference in our lives. In the case of 19-year-old Savannah Aldridge, she met two women who truly turned out to be angels among us.
Decatur resident graduates from air force basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman Tyrese D. Kirk of Decatur graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Limestone Deputies: Couple tossed furniture at us during high speed chase
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - Limestone County deputies say a couple went to incredible lengths to try to get away during a high-speed chase on Monday night, with a little help from a recliner and a friend in another vehicle.
Hartselle police: Suspect wanted for taking mail from mailbox, using stolen credit cards
Hartselle police are asking the public for help in identifying a suspect accused of taking mail from a mailbox and then using stolen credit cards at three different places in the city.
Severe weather tax holiday this weekend
WINSTON/MARION - Alabama is no stranger to severe storms. Alabamians take the threat of severe weather seriously, which is why this weekend is so important. The eighth annual Alabama Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday will be observed Friday, Feb. 22, through midnight, Feb. 24. During thi