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Selma Police chief shows videos of police arresting civil rights activist
“Mrs. Sanders, why don’t you do the godly thing and replace that sign,” Collier said he was told by the officer. “Instead, she said ‘Go to Hell” and then sped away, ran a red light and was taken into custody.”
Shelby County father of 10 arrested on child sex abuse charges
Daniel Lloyd Pennington, 42, was arrested Thursday on charges of first-degree rape and sex abuse of a child under the age of 12. He was booked into the Shelby County Jail and released the same day after posting $90,000 bond.
WATCH: Fiery car crash just feet from Alabaster home
Alabaster Fire Departmentcaptured incredible video of a fiery car crash just feet from a home. Check it out above.
Suspects arrested, charged in Chisholm Dr. shooting - The Selma Times‑Journal
Selma police chief Spencer Collier said Chance Marta Barnett, 18 and Georgio Howell, 15, are both being charged with first-degree assault.The Selma Police Department also identified Barnett as the shooter.
Response To Jasmine Olivia & The Concerned Citizens of Selma
“Dear Hunter Wallace & The League of the South Members,We’d like to officially welcome you to the beautiful and historic Selma, Alabama. We read your sentiments about being too scared to show up in Wetumpka, so you chose our hometown, Selma, and our historic bridge as your next choice. Very good dec
Round Up at The Gardens set for July 28 - The Clanton Advertiser
By J.R. Tidwell / EditorThe Gardens of Clanton will be hosting a concert, titled Round Up at The Gardens, on July 28.The event will feature performances from three separate acts.
CEO gifts car to employee who walked 14 miles to work
A company CEO bought a new car for a hardworking employee after hearing how he walked 14 miles to work.Walter Carr’s old vehicle broke down the night before he was due to start working at Bellhops, a removal company based in Pelham, Ala.But he was so determined to be at work on time for his first 8a
Alabaster man busted for operating illegal online store, selling stolen items
The suspect, Gary Smart, 57 of Alabaster, was identified as the individual that operated the Ebay store and other social media sales outlets to liquidate the shoplifted items to unsuspecting buyers across the United States, according to a release from the Vestavia Hills Police.
An Alabama man walked almost 20 miles to his new job. When his boss found out, he gave him a car.
Walter Carr sent his friends a flurry of increasingly pleading text messages. The college student's car had broken down, and he was supposed to begin his new job as a mover the next morning — at a home 20 miles from his apartment near Birmingham, Ala.
Pilot transit program to run its course in Montevallo - Shelby County Reporter
A Montevallo Area Express (MAX) Transit will be rolling into the city of Montevallo tentatively on Aug. 13 for its pilot run, which is scheduled to conclude at the end of the year.The project is a team effort by the city of Montevallo, University of Montevallo and Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit
Ex-Alabama bank president pleads guilty in fraud scheme
reports57-year-old John Kevin Vann, of Tuscaloosa, pleaded Thursday to a charge of identity theft before Bibb County Circuit Judge Donald McMillan. District Attorney Michael Jackson says Vann, the former president of Trustmark National Bank, was given a five-year suspended sentence during the hearin
Alabaster gas station murder suspect set to appear in court - Shelby County Reporter
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorCOLUMBIANA– A 45-year-old Alabaster man who has been charged with shooting and killing a clerk at a local Chevron gas station in 2016 is set to appear in court in early August, according to Shelby County Circuit Court scheduling documents.PowellMichael Anthony Powell,
Art festival showcases local talent - The Clanton Advertiser
By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff WriterWhile the art of Chilton County residents may not be as visible as in other towns, there are several talented and creative people within its borders.Many of these people have showcased their talents at events hosted by the Chilton County Arts Council. A major even
Alabama QB target Cornelious Brown may re-classify to 2020
But Brown, a strong-armed 6-foot-5 senior, may have found an elegant solution: Enroll in prep school for a year and re-classify to the Class of 2020.
Severe weather possible Friday and Saturday
The National Weather Service is forecasting severe weather in the area beginning Friday afternoon and into Saturday.“All forms of severe weather are possible,” said Jason Holmes, a meteorologist with the NWS office in Calera.Holmes said high winds up to 60 mph and tornadoes are possible this weekend
Bibb County family seeks justice in cold case murder
"They are not that far away, matter of fact I think they are right here looking at us everyday. I think it was someone she knew, God forgive me if I am wrong but I think she knew who it was".
MHS, VHS principals named - The Clanton Advertiser
By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff WriterThe Chilton County Board of Education approved John Howard as principal of Maplesville High School and Tammy Hand as principal of Verbena High School during a special called meeting on July 18.“Maplesville is a wonderful community filled with people, who are passi
Man sentenced in fatal I-65 wreck - The Alabaster Reporter
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorCOLUMBIANA– A 30-year-old Calera man who originally was charged with reckless murder and drunken driving in connection with a fatal 2016 crash on Interstate 65 in Alabaster will spend time in prison after he pleaded guilty to a lesser charge on July 17.RobinsonDaniel
Two arrested after shots fired at Hoover officer, ATM theft
Police say two men are charged with shooting at a police officer, and stealing an ATM. The theft happened last Thursday, July 12, at the Walgreens on Ross Bridge Parkway.
Snake found in a car in Alabaster
Animal Control coming to aidAlabaster - ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) - A local woman is hoping animal control will take care of her snake problem.She found a snake on the inside tire of her. They tried spraying water on the snake to get it off the tire, but to no avail.The snake moved off the tire and un