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Second murder suspect arrested in West Point shooting on Dogwood Cir.

Octavious Bridges, another suspect in the case, was arrested for Pearson’s murder on June 15. Police are still searching for the third suspect Trent Murphy.

WTVM - 2018-06-18 17:20:00

'Once a dawg, always a dawg': D.Mark Mitchell established a legacy in 37 years broadcasting Opelika athletics

No reason publicly was shared for the change, and Mitchell is not dwelling on his departure from the booth for Opelika schools. Through the course of the week following the announcement, he has been flooded with the well-wishes of countless friends, supporters and coaches that he describes as his ex

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-06-17 15:54:00

BREAKING: Columbus Police confirm shooting on 6th St.

COLUMBUS, Ga.- - According to Columbus Police Major J.D Hawk, a shooting happened Monday afternoon at 306 6th St.

WRBL.COM - 2018-06-18 19:53:04

Murder suspect turns himself in; one still at large - Valley Times-News

WEST POINT — A suspect wanted in connection with a shooting last week has turned himself in.Eric Bridges, 25, of West Point, turned himself in at the West Point Police Department at approximately 5:20 p.m. Monday afternoon, Captain Fawley said.“He and his family came in,” the captain said. “They wan

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-06-18 23:55:28

Mississippi defensive end prospect Jaren Handy commits to Auburn

Jaren Handy, a 4-star defensive end prospect from Hattiesburg, Miss., announced his commitment to the Tigers on his Twitter account. On Saturday, another Mississippi defensive lineman, Jamond Gordon, committed to Auburn. They are the first Mississippi prep commits for Auburn since Deon Mix in the Cl

SECCOUNTRY.COM - 2018-06-18 17:48:53

Tru Cabinetry to hire laid-off MasterBrand employees

ASHLAND, Ala. -Tru Cabinetry has joined Wellborn Cabinet - announcing it will hire many of the laid-off MasterBrand Cabinetry workers afterMasterBrand shuttered its plant in Auburn, Alabama last Tuesday. Nearly 450 employees were left jobless.

WOODWORKINGNETWORK.COM - 2018-06-18 18:03:00

Creating a colorful arts community in LaGrange, West Point - LaGrange Daily News

Thea McElvy has carved out a niche for herself in the community with artwork as colorful as the subjects portrayed, but as the president of the Visual Artists Alliance of LaGrange, she is working to bring color to far more than just her own canvases.VAAL has existed in LaGrange for 11 years, and in

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-19 01:22:21

Resurfacing, widening project begins on Society Hill Road

East Alabama Paving, an Opelika-based contractor, is resurfacing the road, also known as Lee Road 054, said Patrick Harvill, assistant engineer with the Lee County Highway Department. The project begins at the intersection of Moores Mill Road, Lee Road 146, and ends at the intersection of Gateway Dr

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-06-18 19:21:00

Auburn, Opelika join forces to plan new skate park

Buy NowJosh Loveland, Pop Love-it Skate Shop owner, stands at the front counter of his business for a photo on Thursday in Auburn. (Emily Enfinger/eenfinger@oanow.com)Emily Enfinger/eenfinger@oanow.com


Police arrest murder suspect; 2 still on the run near Troup County

West Point police have arrested one of three men wanted on murder charges Friday morning.Octavious Bridges, 24, was arrested in Fairburn for his alleged connection with a homicide of Reggie Pearson, 50, of Valley, Ala. on Wednesday, West Point police said in a news release.


800 packs of cigarettes stolen from Dollar General stores

The second incident was reported at 4:51 a.m. at the store located on Lee Road 240 in Phenix City, but the offense is believed to have occurred earlier in the morning, Jackson said.


Opelika woman charged with home repair fraud

Amber McCrory, 37, is accused of taking advantage of storm victims after an EF-3 tornado hit the county destroying several homes and businesses.


The city of Auburn hold job fair after major factory closes

AUBURN, AL - The city of Auburn will hold a job fair where local businesses will headline.The fair will be on Tuesday from 3-8 p.m.The fair comes on the heels of those that were recently displaced from their jobs at Masterbrand Cabinets.It will be held in the Auburn Junior High school gym.If you pla


TitleMaxx in Lanett, Alabama robbed

LANETT, AL - The TitleMaxx on Broad Avenue in Lanett, Alabama was robbed on Friday at 2:30 p.m, according to the Lanett Police Department.


Police reports from June 15

First-degree theft of property, third-degree criminal mischief, third-degree criminal mischief was reported on Thursday at 15447 AL Highway 51 in Opelika


Lanett Police seek information on robbery suspect

The suspect is described as a black male who is 5 feet and 5 inches tall. He was seen wearing a bandana type mask, khaki colored hat, a button up shirt and jeans, police said.


One of three West Point homicide suspects arrested - LaGrange Daily News

By Steven ThomasThe Valley Times-NewsWEST POINT — One of the three West Point men wanted for his alleged involvement in a shooting Wednesday evening has been captured.Octavious Bridges, 24, was arrested Friday morning at 11 a.m. at his sister’s home in Fairburn, Ga., according to West Point Police C


Six arrested in Chambers County drug bust

“For the past several months,” agents from the two agencies “have been investigating Travis Yamawns Little and Ricky Lewis Banks for allegations of unlawfully distributing controlled substances,” according to a press release from LPD Major Johnny Wood.


Three wanted for murder in West Point shooting - Valley Times-News

WEST POINT — Murder warrants have been released for three West Point men in connection with a Wednesday evening shooting that left one dead.Octavious Bridges, 24, Trent Murphy, 24, and Eric Bridges, 25, all of West Point, are sought in connection with the death of Reggie Pearson, 50, of Valley.At ap


Driver traveling wrong way on U.S. 280 kills Phenix City woman in Opelika

The dead were identified as Gail Lee, 70, of Phenix City and Ki Tack Lim, 32, of Auburn, Ala., said Lee County Coroner Bill Harris. Both were pronounced dead of blunt force injuries at 11:45 p.m. at the scene of the crash.