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Valley man charged in connection with death of Sylacauga man in Alex City

Nicholas Seth Harrison has been charged with capital murder in Alexander City in connection with the death of a Sylacauga man.Submitted photo SYLACAUGA -- A Valley man has been charged with capital murder in Tallapoosa County in connection with the death of a Sylacauga man. Nicholas Seth Harrison, 2

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-21 02:38:00

Man arrested on drug charges while trying to go through security check Talladega Municipal Court

TALLADEGA -- A man was arrested on felony drug charges Tuesday evening after coming to Talladega Municipal Court to answer misdemeanor charges. Joshua Cofer, 38, was arrested after something in his pocket set off the metal detector at the entrance to the courtroom, according to Talladega County Drug

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-21 00:29:00

Author David Alsobrook researches Eufaula's Lost Cotton Mill Village, influence of Comer family

SYLACAUGA - David Alsobrook shared with an audience some of the stories he discovered while researching his book, "Southside: Eufaula's Lost Cotton Mill Village and Its People," on Wednesday at the brown bag adult lecture series "Time Slips Away" at B.B. Comer Library. The mill in Eufaula was owned

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 00:44:00

Sylacauga Young Professionals donate $1,000 to Care House

SYLACAUGA -- The Sylacauga Young Professionals (SYP) group donated $1,000 to Sylacauga Care House. The group raised the money at a shrimp boil fundraiser. Sylacauga Care House is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving people in the Sylacauga area that need assistance obtaining food and clothi

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 00:18:00

1-vehicle accident damages power pole in Talladega, no one injured

A one-vehicle accident on East Street North in Talladega on Thursday afternoon seriously damaged a car and a power pole but did not result in any injuries. The Talladega Police and Fire departments and Alabama Power responded. A one-vehicle accident on East Street North in Talladega on Thursday afte

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 02:10:00

Talladega mayor proclaims Monday as Family Day in City

TALLADEGA -- Gov. Kay Ivey and other state and local leaders, including Talladega Mayor Jerry Cooper, have joined together in proclaiming Family Day on Monday and Family Week from Sunday through Saturday. The events are sponsored by the Alabama Family Rights Association (ALFRA) and the Exchange Club

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 00:05:00

All sides optimistic in regards to Talladega council's appropriation to school system

The Talladega City Council's recent discussion of an appropriation to the City Board of Education has left people on both sides optimistic. In recent years, the council has given the schools two appropriations of $45,000 each; one provided matching funds for the pre-K program, and the other funded d

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-22 01:35:00

Capital murder arrest made in Alex City shooting death

The Alexander City Police Department confirms it has arrested and charged a man in a homicide investigation it opened Tuesday night. Nicholas Seth Harrison, 21, of Valley, is charged with capital murder in connection to the death of Denzel Pope, a Sylacauga resident. Pope's body was found inside a v

WSFA - 2017-09-20 03:43:09

Sylacauga council includes 5 percent raise for all full-time employees in proposed budget

SYLACAUGA - Full-time municipal employees may see a little more cash in their pockets this fall. The City Council included a 5 percent cost of living adjustment for them in its proposed 2018 budget. All council members, Mayor Jim Heigl and department heads went over the budget with Patricia Carden,

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-21 00:11:00

AIDB offering community sign language fall courses

American Sign Language fall courses are being offered now until Tuesday, Oct. 24, by the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind. There are four different levels of language courses available, including ASL I through IV. Classes meet each Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the E.H. Gentry Campus at 1105 Fo

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-20 18:29:00

Childersburg City Council approves lease program for five new police vehicles

CHILDERSBURG -- The Childersburg City Council on Tuesday authorized Mayor Ken Wesson to procure a lease/purchase agreement from the state bid list for five new police vehicles - three Ford Tauruses and two Explorers. Following a three-year lease term, the city would be able to purchase those vehicle

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-20 15:44:00

9/11 victims honored during remembrance event in Talladega on Wednesday

TALLADEGA -- Sixteen years and nine days after the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, people came out to the north side of the Talladega County Courthouse to pray and remember the individuals who lost their lives that day. The observance had originally been scheduled for the anniversary of the

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-21 02:23:00

Talladega City, chamber collect 2,000 pounds of food, supplies for animals displaced by Hurricane Harvey

From left, Talladega City Manager Patrick Bryant, Animal Control and Public Works Director Karen Phillips and Director of the Greater Talladega and Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce Jason Daves stand in front of a city vehicle loaded down with nearly 2,000 pounds of dog and cat food donated by local

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 23:43:00

Talladega's Heritage Hall hosts 'Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama' exhibit (photos)

TALLADEGA -- Heritage Hall Museum in Talladega is showcasing the "Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama" as its newest exhibit. Art enthusiasts, or those seeking inspiration, have from now until Friday, Oct. 13, to view this year's collection. "The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama is an annual show for s

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 21:12:00

Murder suspects in court, as two denied youthful offender status, two others delayed

Two suspects in local murder cases saw their applications for youthful offender status denied, while two men accused with murder will have to wait to get a decision from the judge. O'Hennessey Dimonta Wright, 18, of Alexander City is accused killing 28-year-old LaBrandon Lamar Herron of Kellyton. Re

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2017-09-20 16:25:00

Eden Elementary recognizes students for displaying Core Essential Value for August

Eden Elementary School in Pell City would like to recognize the following students for displaying the Core Essential Value for August, which was RESPECT. Congratulations to Kynslie Cook, Izabella Pacheco, Colton Rich, Tagen Tucker, Emmalyn Houchins, Christopher Moore, Aubrie Jenkins, Bradley Bowlin,

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-21 21:44:00

Fight over labeling of 'flushable' wipes headed to federal court

WASHINGTON - The question of whether flushable wipes - used by potty-training toddlers and people looking beyond traditional toilet paper - are clogging sewer systems will be hashed out in federal court, where a manufacturer has sued the District of Columbia over a new city law regulating when such

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:30:00

The Oklahoma priest who could become the first American-born man to be canonized a saint

A priest from Okarche, Oklahoma, a very small town perhaps most famous for the succulent fried chicken at Eischen's Bar, could help to revitalize the U.S. Catholic Church as the first man and first priest born in this country to be canonized a saint. Perhaps an unlikely candidate to spur such a mome

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:55:00

The great Pennsylvania pumpkin sale: Auction to sell tens of thousands by Halloween

MIFFLINBURG, Pa.- The "Great Pumpkin" of "Peanuts" comic strip fame was nowhere to be found, but characterizing the Buffalo Valley Produce Auction as a great pumpkin auction is no cartoonish stretch. The auction - designed for sales to retailers but open to the general public - sold some 150,000 pum

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:30:00

Your Social Security number may not be secure. But how could we replace it?

They're supposed to be the nine most closely guarded numbers in your life. But with an ever-growing number of companies asking for Social Security numbers - and then hit by cyber breaches exposing them - experts say the Social Security number is clearly a flawed way to accurately identify someone. I

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:24:00