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Must-see: Car crashes into Alabama home; shocking photo goes viral
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Nobody was hurt Sunday when a car crashed into a home in Montgomery, Alabama, authorities said. The shocking scene on Perry Hill Road was captured in a photo that quickly went viral.
New School Named Transfer Option For Alabama QB Jalen Hurts
This weekend was a big one for Jalen Hurts, as the Alabama quarterback graduated from school. He got a raucous ovation as he walked across the stage. Hurts, Alabama’s starting quarterback in 2016 and ’17, became the backup this past season. Tua Tagovailoa took over the starting gig in the national t
Man Being Held in Alabama Awaiting Extradition Back to Georgia on Murder Charge
27 year old Justin Blake Martinat is being held in an east Alabama jail – awaiting extradition back to Georgia on a charge of murder in connection with a shooting that occurred over the weekend.
UPDATE: Talladega police report teen runaway found safe (free content)
TALLADEGA -- Talladega police are asking for help in locating a runaway who has been gone since Thursday afternoon. Richard Carter IV is described as a 14-year-old white male standing 6-feet-1-inch tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black Alabama jacket, blue jeans and bl
Man wanted in North Georgia deadly shooting apprehended in Alabama
A man wanted in connection with a deadly weekend shooting in North Georgia was taken into custody in Alabama. About 8 hours elapsed from the time Gordon County sheriff’s deputies found a man’s body at a home near Calhoun and Justin Blake Martinat, 29, was apprehended, authorities said. A manhunt beg
Alabama students to stage rock shows for learning
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - High school students in an Alabama city are being introduced to a new tool for learning: Rock-and-roll. The city school board in Decatur has approved a $70,000 contract for a program meant to let students gain real-world skills by planning and promoting a rock concert.
Police warn against drinking and driving over the holidays
Christmas is days away and with the holiday season comes Christmas parties where alcohol is served. Pell City Police Chief Paul Irwin is sending an important reminder- if you plan to have the first drink, have a plan to keep you from getting behind the wheel.
ALVIN BARNETT: Called out of retirement; it’s on and poppin (column)
CHILDERSBURG -- It has been three years since I coached a varsity boys basketball game at Childersburg High School. Contrary to what many people think, I have not missed coaching at this level. I enjoy my free time, and I really have the perfect situation. I coach the middle school girls and boys te
Alabama: Krystal Hancock identified as woman killed in attempted murder suicide, shot by Ben Allen
A woman in Baldwin County Alabama was killed Wednesday evening after being involved in an alleged murder-suicide attempt. Authorities have now identified the woman as Krystal Rose Renee Hancock.
VIDEO: Michael Cohen’s sentence, Tariffs impact on Alabama, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle in studio and more on Guerrilla Politics …
Breitbart News TV editor and Yellowhammer News contributor Jeff Poor and Calhoun Community College professor Dr. Waymon Burke take you through this week’s biggest political stories, including:
State Sen. Gerald Allen to renew push to end Alabama’s gun permit requirement
During an interview on this week’s broadcast of Alabama Public Television’s “Capitol Journal,” State Sen. Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) confirmed he was revamping an effort to end a requirement for citizens to have a permit to own a gun in the state of Alabama.
Best pie shop and dive bar in Alabama? JaWanda’s Sweet Potato Pies and The Nick
Tis’ the season for “Best in Alabama” lists. Always around this time of the year, national digital publications love to release lists describing things like the “Best Burger in Alabama” or the “Best 24/7 restaurant” in the state. For example, recently, we told you about Five Bar earning the distinct
Lincoln's Kristen Woods, Sylacauga's Aaliyah Carter share All-Talladega County 4A-5A Player of Year honor
The 2018 season was a historic one for the Lincoln High School volleyball team. The Lady Golden Bears went 37-17. The 37 wins were the second most in school history (38 in 2010), and this was also Lincoln’s straight season with 30 or more.
Sylacauga woman gets 15 years for 1st-degree robbery
TALLADEGA COUNTY -- A Sylacauga woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison by Talladega County Circuit Judge Julian King on Tuesday after previously entering a guilty plea on information to robbery in the first degree.
Alabama elementary school bus driver buys McDonald’s breakfast for students when ice delays school opening
One generous Alabama school bus driver has gone viral for purchasing 50 McDonald’s breakfast biscuits for his elementary school students when icy roads delayed the school’s opening, so that the youngsters would not go hungry in class.
Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
Police Chase Ends in Crash; Alabama Man Facing Multiple Charges
A Thursday afternoon car chase led to the arrest of an Alabama man on multiple charges. Andrew Alston, 56, of a Huntsville address, has been charged with DUI, Reckless Endangerment, Vandalism, Open Container, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Evading Arrest, Possessio
Man dies after falling through roof of building in Sylacauga
SYLACAUGA -- A contract worker died after apparently falling through the roof of the old Food World building in Sylacauga on Wednesday morning. According to Talladega County Coroner Shaddix Murphy, the man was identified as Gary Duane Smart, 37, of Jemison.
Judge Julian King honored by friends, family, colleagues during retirement party Friday
TALLADEGA COUNTY -- Friends, family members, colleagues, well-wishers and just about anyone who has practiced law in Talladega County in the last few decades came out Friday afternoon for Circuit Judge Julian King’s retirement party.
Ward family recognized for financial, moral support of Comer Library (with photos)
SYLACAUGA -- The B.B. Comer Memorial Library and its foundation celebrated Christmas early by recognizing the Ward family its for financial and moral support Friday. Don and Kim Ward were presented a Library Fellowship as “Partners in Lifelong Learning” for their gifts to the library.