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Missing woman could be in the Pine Belt
PINE BELT (WDAM) - The Choctaw County, AL Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing woman, and investigators believe she could be in the Pine Belt.
Athletics' Melvin named AL Manager of the Year
Oakland Athleticsskipper Bob Melvin was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday.Melvin beat out Alex Cora of the World Series championBoston Red Soxand Kevin Cash of theTampa Bay Rays.The Athletics vastly outperformed expectations en route to a 97-65 record (up from 75-87 in 2017) a
Butler County coroner’s race almost decided
BUTLER, AL (WSFA) - Butler County voters are one step closer in knowing who their next coroner will be.The Butler County probate judge oversaw the count of the provisional and write-in ballots Tuesday and incumbent Wayne Garlock appears to have won.Garlock actually lost his coroner’s job of 16 years
Man hospitalized in Meridian stabbing
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -Metro Ambulance rushed a man to the hospital after a stabbing in Meridian Monday afternoon.It happened at the intersection of 16th Avenue and 18th Street around 3:30 p.m.Meridian police were on scene, taking statements from witnesses.Neighbors tell Newscenter 11 the man lived
Mississippi Delta Tamales grows from trailer to Meridian store
He had held many jobs, including construction worker and tour bus driver, when his sister broke the news one day that he had a call from the Indianola Police Department.
Drunk driver back to prison days after release
A Heidelberg man was going almost 100 mph while drunk, with two children in the car, shortly after being released from prison for felony DUI, according to testimony in Jones County Circuit Court.
Red Sox skipper Alex Cora falls short to Oakland’s Bob Melvin for Manager of the Year
His track record speaks for itself and Melvin was clearly a worthy contender for what he accomplished with limited resources. But, come on. The award should have gone to Cora!
Demopolis prepares to welcome visitors for annual Christmas on the River events - The Demopolis Times
Christmas on the River is approaching and will enter full swing on Wednesday, Nov. 28 and last through Saturday, Dec. 1.
Pipe burst cuts off water to Lauderdale County Courthouse
Chris Lafferty, the county administrator, said that he'd received a call Tuesday morning about the broken pipe but didn't have any updates on its progress.
Meridian girls edge defending 5A champs Hattiesburg on buzzer beater
With less than 10 seconds remaining in the game and the score tied 52-52 after a field goal by the Lady Tigers, Patton dribbled the ball right in front of the coach’s box and, not seeing a lane to drive to the basket, threw up a Curry-like 3-point shot. The ball found the net just as time expired, l
ALDOT, city council members ready for Farmville Road intersection meeting
Auburn City Council members, town residents and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) are eager to find a solution to make the dangerous Farmville Road and North College intersection as safe as possible. To do that, ALDOT is hosting a public meeting Thursday at Farmville Baptist Church.
Hampton resigns as Meridian coach
Hampton, a former Meridian player and offensive line coach, was promoted to the position in February 2016. He compiled a 21-18 record in his three seasons at the school and reached the playoffs twice.
Arrest made in Needham stabbing
At about 3:45 p.m. on November 1, authorities arrested Matthew Blake Utsey and charged him with Assault, 1stdegree.
MISSISSIPPI POLICE SHOOTING: Person dead after officer-involved shooting in Clarksdale, Mississippi
CLARKSDALE, Miss.- MBI agents are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Clarke County residents eligible for free smoke alarms
The Clarke County Emergency Management Agency and American Red Cross will distribute and install free smoke alarms from 9 a.m. until noon Dec. 1.Residents who need smoke alarms should call (601) 582-8152 before December and leave a voicemail with their name, phone number and home address.The Red Cro
School district approves renovations for Magnolia school auditorium
Clay Sims, director of operations for the Meridian Public School District said it will cost $283,000 to work on the roof and the HVAC systems of the auditorium. This will also include replacing the canopy over the walkway to the campus bus line. The auditorium has been closed since April due to an E
AL Marine Warning and Forecast
AL Marine Warnings and Forecast for Monday, November 12, 2018
Linden honors veterans with parade - The Demopolis Times
The City of Linden of hosted a Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony Friday. The event involved participation from several area veterans organizations, the Linden Police and Fire departments, churches and the University of West Alabama Marching Band, as well as other entries. The parade was sponsored and
Collections underway for Operation Christmas Child
This month, sites in the Meridian area will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week, Nov. 12-19, according to a news release from Samaritan’s Purse International Relief.
Issue Four of The Line Explores K-12 Equity and Opportunity Across America
MALVERN, Pa.,Nov. 12, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- The Frontline Research & Learning Institute today released the fourth print issue of The Line, a publication dedicated to encouraging civil discourse among K-12 education leaders and presenting diverse viewpoints on the most pressing issues facing education