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Update: man found dead minutes after early morning shooting in Cedartown
Update:Cedartown Police, the Polk County Coroner’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation all continue to work on a shooting death early this morning.The first call came in around 5:15 a.m. to 911 operators that shots had been fired near the intersection of Park and East Gibson Street in Ced
Man found dead in intersection after shooting; GBI, police investigating
'Dangerous' man linked to violent home invasions, sexual assault arrestedMother, toddler reported missing in Rockdale CountyEmergency crews rescue man who fell along Panther Creek
Man dies in wreck on Ga. 140
A man died Saturday after suffering multiple blunt force trauma injuries in a wreck involving a tractor-trailer on Ga. 140 near Big Oak Tree Road in Adairsville, according to Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton.Bartow Headlines reported the identity of the man as Jason Manning, 45, of Plainville.He wa
3 killed in 3 hours in separate Birmingham homicides
Decorian Taylor, 22, was found shot to death at 11 p.m. Friday on 28th Street Southwest. Police said Taylor was shot multiple times and may have been trying to run away when he was gunned down, according toWBRC.
Mother, toddler reported missing in Rockdale County
Family members say it is uncharacteristic of Danielle McKinley, 34, to do something like this, and they are desperately hoping mom and baby are not in any danger and asking for your help to find them.
Calhoun County men start nonprofit to give back to community
Andy Kirkland, a truck driver who lives in Wellington, decided to found Beards With a Cause in May along with Robert Stevenson, also a Wellington resident, to give back to the community.
THE MUSHROOM HUNTER: For this Anniston man, foraging is ‘a walk in the woods with a purpose’
An Anniston man is spending his days hiking the woods from Alabama to Wisconsin searching for mushrooms and more.“I like to eat mushrooms and I spend too much time in the woods,” said Colin Dunahee. “So, I hunt mushrooms.”Born in Wisconsin, Dunahee started hunting mushrooms at a young age. However,
Anniston man charged in shooting case
An Anniston man was charged Thursday morning in a shooting earlier this week in the 3000 block of McKleroy Avenue, according to police.Anniston police arrested Randy Kirkland, 61, at his home, also on McKleroy Avenue, around 9:45 a.m., according to an arrest report.Police say Kirkland shot at Roger
Two facing multiple drug charges out of Etowah County
According to the Etowah County Drug Enforcement Agency, agents executed a search warrant at a home on Jacksonville Court in Gadsden on June 19. The warrant, based on drug sales from the home, resulted in the seizure of roughly 10.5 ounces of heroin, controlled medication (hydrocodone), a bag of salv
Family plans to establish park in west Anniston in soldier's memory
Arlene Driskell’s nephew, Torre Mallard, typically didn’t attend her family’s reunions, but in 2007 she called to invite him anyway. To her surprise, he was quick to say yes.“He met his family that he never met before and we just had a really good time. ... It was like God had told me ‘you need to g
2018 Talladega City Schools’ program ‘The Bridge’ (photo gallery)
TALLADEGA --School may be out for summer, but some rising seventh- and eighth-graders were recently walking the halls, making friends and learning valuable skills.
1 Killed In Wreck Involving Tractor Trailer In Bartow County
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HAVING A FIELD DAY: Members of local amateur radio club gather at Pell City’s Lakeside Park to participate in worldwide event (with photos)
PELL CITY –A slight breeze blew across the pavilion from the lake as local amateur radio operators sat along the tables, turning knobs on their radios, trying to reach others across the state, nation and world.Electrical wires and cords ran in every direction. Food and drinks along with chairs were
RMC gets state approval to move beds as part of Jacksonville hospital closing
Regional Medical Center will be allowed to move some medical beds from Jacksonville before closing its hospital there June 30, the state said Wednesday.The approximately $1.76 million project will let RMC relocate the 25 geriatric psychiatric beds from the Jacksonville hospital to its main Anniston
5 charged with drug trafficking in Etowah County
Jevon Levincent English (L) and Misty Walker Willett (R), along with three others, face a drug trafficking charge out of Etowah County. (Etowah County Sheriff's Office)
Calhoun area kicks off committee to revamp old bike and pedestrian plan
There’s a new push to organize efforts to improve bike and pedestrian accommodations across the Calhoun County area.The Calhoun County Metropolitan Planning Organization kicked off the first meeting of its Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Update Advisory Committee on Thursday.The meeting – attended by ab
Anniston couple in 'Southern Living' video
We just learned that Anniston Star photographer Stephen Gross and his wife, Teressa, are featured in one of Southern Living’s popular “Grandparent” videos, in which real grandparents react to things like virtual reality, Snapchat and bubble tea.The Grosses are in the video “Southern Grandparents Try
Sardis man arrested for meth
A Sardis City man was arrested after agents found him in possession of 56 grams (1.97 ozs.) of methamphetamine.Etowah County Drug Enforcement Agency Deputy Commander Phil Sims said Donald Naylor, 35, of Sardis City, was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, and two counts of unlawful distribu
Anniston man believes shooting had a secondary motive
An argument between two Anniston men Tuesday culminated in one man firing a handgun at an acquaintance, missing him, but instead striking the home of a 70-year-old resident.The incident occurred in the 3000 block of McKleroy Avenue in Anniston around 1:15 p.m., according to police reports.“It was an
Police Report for June 22
A Gadsden woman told police her 24-year-old son assaulted her, punching and choking her Monday evening after she had given him money, then asked how he spent it.