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5 arrested on felony drug charges in Talladega County

TALLADEGA COUNTY -- The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force has made five felony drug arrests during the past week, including two on charges of distribution of a controlled substance. Zachary Lynne Mayne, 21, of Croley, Texas, is accused of selling methamphetamine last year in the Chi

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 23:21:00

Sylacauga man arrested on domestic violence warrant from Tallapoosa County

TALLADEGA -- A Sylacauga man was arrested Tuesday night on felony domestic violence charges originating in Tallapoosa County following a routine traffic stop in Talladega. Cedric Lamont Swain, 36, was arrested as a fugitive from justice and was on his way back to Alexander City shortly after he was

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 23:07:00

Talladega police searching for suspect who fled on foot following chase, left behind stolen car containing drugs

TALLADEGA -- Talladega police are looking for a man suspected of stealing a car, attempting to elude, leaving the scene of an accident and several drug charges, according to an incident and offense report available Tuesday. Capt. John McCoy said a patrol officer spotted a taupe 2007 Ford 500 being d

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 01:02:00

3-vehicle accident near Talladega Gran Prix Raceway sends 1 to hospital

MUNFORD -- A three-vehicle accident Sunday near the Talladega Gran Prix Raceway in Munford snarled traffic on Alabama 21, according to Munford Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Ryan Berry. The accident involved a car, a truck and an SUV, and resulted in one person being transported to Brookw

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 23:45:00

Authorities investigating cause of house fire that killed Ragland man Tuesday night

RAGLAND - A 64-year-old man died in a house fire Tuesday night in Ragland. St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell identified the victim as George Eddie Beason, who lived alone in the house at 405 3rdAve. A neighbor called central dispatch at 9:24 p.m., saying there was a house fire where an elderly

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 16:39:00

Largest paving project in Sylacauga history will begin around May 1

West Fort Williams Street in Sylacauga from U.S. 280 to Alabama 21 is one of the most traveled streets in the city. It is included on a list of streets to be repaved as part of the city's upcoming paving project.Bob Crisp/The Daily Home SYLACAUGA - For the first time in its history, the Marble City

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 01:39:00

Dollar General remodel adds produce and expanded products in Sylacauga, Ragland

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - Dollar General has announced it recently completed a remodel of its stores at 23868 U.S. Highway 231 in Sylacauga and at 26 Ninth St. in Ragland, according to a press release. With an updated layout and design, the stores now offer a selection of produce and expanded frozen

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 22:40:00

2 home contractors shot - one fatally- in possible predawn robbery

A possible robbery attempt left one man dead and another injured in Ensley's Belview Heights Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Two workmen were shot - one of them fatally - in a possible robbery attempt early Tuesday in Birmingham's Belview Heights neighborhood. The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. at 1501

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 08:54:55

Talladega Co. Sheriff's Office investigating scam involving jury duty

TALLADEGA COUNTY -- The Talladega County Sheriff's Office is investigating a new variation on an old telephone scam that has been targeting potential local victims. According to Sheriff Jimmy Kilgore, a caller claiming to be a Talladega County Sheriff's deputy will contact a possible victim by telep

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 00:40:00

New car wash coming to Talladega; expected to be open in July at latest

TALLADEGA -- Work is underway on Melissa's Rainbow Car Wash on Battle Street in Talladega at the site of another car wash that has been closed for some time. Melissa's Rainbow Car Wash is owned by MA Express of Birmingham; the company also has locations in Pell City and Leeds. According to the build

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 02:30:00

Parking lot shooting suspects released from hospital, arrested

Police are still investigating why two men met in the parking lot of the Auburn Mall earlier this month, leading to a shooting that sent both involved parties to the hospital. Michael Ryan Trimble, 21, of Montgomery and Deion Sandell Brooks, 23, of Waldorf, Maryland, have both been released from Pie


Gong ... but not forgotten: Final Talladega Gong Show, 2018 (photo gallery)

TALLADEGA -- Professional Apothecary presented the 13thannual and final Gong Show talent show at The Historic Ritz Theatre on Saturday. Organizer Kathy Shropshire said she has been planning and running the event by herself, and it has gotten to be too much. "If someone else wants to take it up, I wi

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-20 16:11:00

Storm damage across east Alabama: Power outages, volunteers needed in Jacksonville

Damage reported from storms Monday night in Limestone County. (Contributed photo | Limestone County Sheriff) Storms that included tornadoes and large hail ripped through the north and eastern parts of Alabama on Monday night, leaving behind damage to Jacksonville State University and thousands with

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:50:38

Alabama high school student punished over Tweets criticizing school walkout plan

Oak Grove High School senior Wade Chapman says he was punished after criticizing his school's plan to avert a walkout last Wednesday to protest lawmakers' lack of action to protect students at school. That punishment was two days of in-school suspension, which he served on Thursday and Friday of las


Gardendale woman found slain in home identified; search ongoing for person of interest

Authorities have released the name of a woman found slain inside her Gardendale home Sunday evening. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Theresa Lynn "Terri" Miller. She was 47. Miller's body was discovered shortly after 5:30 p.m. when someone flagged down a Gardendale pol


State attorney addresses opioid epidemic during appearance at Sylacauga hospital

SYLACAUGA - Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall discussed the opioid epidemic in the state with a group of health-care officials and community leaders Monday during a Chamber of Commerce coffee hosted by Coosa Valley Medical Center. Marshall said the state ranks first in the nation for the numbe

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 01:49:00

Body of missing kayaker found, sent for autopsy

CHILDERSBURG - St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell said a kayaker reported missing last week was found Sunday morning. James Lowery Sr., 67, of Mapleton is presumed to have drowned, Russell said, but the body was sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in Huntsville for an autopsy, a


Odenville man arrested for alleged drug offenses, could face other charges

An Odenville man was arrested in Talladega early Monday on two counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, with other charges possibly forthcoming. Billy Michael Irvin Jr., 40, was given a $10,000 bond, which he posted Tuesday, according to Talladega County M

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 00:47:00

Dadeville man arrested for violating sex offender act

A Dadeville man has been arrested in an eight-state child sexual exploitation investigation. Bobby Guy of Dadeville was arrested for violating the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, also known as SORNA, which is part of a comprehensive federal law that requires states to maintain a syst


Sheriff: Alabama man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama man has been accused of raping a 14-year-old girl. Etowah County Sheriff's Office records show 24-year-old John David Coggins was booked Thursday and charged with second-degree rape. The sheriff's office says in a statement that the Gallant man is accused of raping th