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No utility manager, no problem for Pell City at water inspection time
PELL CITY --The city received good marks from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management on its annual water system inspection, even though the utility department remains without a manager.“It’s a good report,” said Pell City Manager Brian Muenger.ADEM sent its findings in a July 25 report a
Talladega man charged with capital murder in Childersburg slaying
A Talladega man was being held without bond today after being charged with capital murder in Childersburg.Kev’vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, of Jackson Trace Circle, turned himself in Thursday evening, according to Childersburg Police Lt. Kevin Koss. He was denied bond Friday morning by Talladega County
Tractor Supply in Pell City announces ‘Out Here With Animals’ events
PELL CITY --Tractor Supply Company in Pell City is hosting pet adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, as part of “Out Here With Animals,” its monthlong event for animals of all kinds and the people who care for them, according to a press release.Community m
Employees questioned in state review of unauthorized access to Pell City Schools computer system
“We provided all access, not only to that (the computer system), but to our people,” Barber said.
Pell City solves QB competition; Gossett will start
Gossett, as well as the other Panthers quarterback, were impressive this summer in seven-on-seven competition. Pell City finished with an undefeated record in seven-on-seven tournaments.
Bon Aire woman charged with shooting into vehicle following altercation
A Bon Aire woman being held on bonds totaling $21,000 is charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle and carrying a pistol without a permit, according to Talladega County Chief Deputy Josh Tubbs.Morgan Connell Tice, 23, remained in the Talladega County Metro Jail Friday afternoon.+1
Pell City Community Garden will help feed the hungry, relax the soul
PELL CITY --It started as an idea, a seed, and it has grown into hundreds of pounds of food for the needy.And now, the Pell City Gateway Community Garden is expected to grow even more after receiving a $10,000 Open Spaces Sacred Places Grant from the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama.“We’re
20-year-old shot in face; Talladega Sheriff’s Office investigating
The victim was walking along the 1400 block of Plantersville Road around 11 p.m. when a grey car drove by and someone inside it fired a shot at the victim, hitting him in the side of the face. No description of the shooter and no further description of the car were available today, Jones said.
U.S. Marshals searching for 'armed and dangerous' suspect in Pinson
The man, 37-year-old Michael Mullins is wanted on three counts of domestic violence, which include physical harassment, strangulation/suffocation and harassing communications, said U.S. Marshals Chief Deputy Cliff Labarge.
Driver dead after mishap with 18-wheeler at Hoover Home Depot parking lot
HOOVER — Hoover Police have confirmed that on Friday morning a truck driver was killed on Highway 280 in Inverness, after being rolled over by his truck, according toWIAT 42.
Cherokee Bend Home For Sale On Quiet Cul-De-Sac
MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL - this is a fantatsic four bedroom home in a secluded and private neighborhood of Mountain Brook. But as secluded as you may feel, it is actually very convenient to schools, shopping and restaurants in the area.
Pell City Schools add decals to buses, implement new transportation plan
PELL CITY --Students and faculty are now able to identify Pell City Schools buses easier and quicker because of new decals, said Transportation Director Shea White.“They are on each side of the bus,” White said as she pointed to one of the colorful decals positioned next to the bus number.She said w
ALERT: Man charged with sexually abusing several minors found guilty
Benjamin Allen Farris, 40, faces life in prison after being convicted of half a dozen sex offenses by a jury Thursday. He will be formally sentenced by Circuit Judge Bo Hollingsworth on Oct. 9.A Talladega County jury of eight men and four women deliberated a little over two hours before returning gu
Man wanted in Childersburg homicide turns himself in
Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, turned himself in to authorities around 5 p.m. Thursday, officials said.
Talladega police seek help locating missing 62-year-old man
“She said he has a history of drug use and has been gone before, but never for this long,” Kelly said. He added that Jones may be headed toward Anniston.
Talladega authorities searching for capital murder suspect
19-year-old Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison us accused of shooting and killing Honer Deshawn, of Childersburg, on August 4.
Birmingham man jailed after burglarizing 2 homes, police say
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the first incident just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11. A resident at the 2700 block of Altadena Road told police that a man – later identified as Leonard Christopher Daniels, 40, – knocked on the door. When the victim ope
Childersburg police search for man wanted for capital murder
Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, is a suspect in a homicide investigation that happened Saturday Aug. 11. Around 8:15 p.m., police responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of 4th Street South East. 35-year-old Homer Deshawn Calloway suffered a gunshot wound in his home and later died.
Pedestrian bridge over U.S. 280 planned for Homewood, Mountain Brook
Adding a pedestrian bridge, separate from the two-lane vehicular bridge over U.S. 280, will improve safety for walkers, runners and cyclists who regularly traverse the area, said Homewood City Councilor Jennifer Andress, who is spearheading the project.
4 men jailed on meth trafficking charges after undercover drug sting in Shelby County
Desmond Corderro Bean, 30Antwaun Rashad Mann, 23Derry Karl Yowe, 33Steven Marcus Adams, 26