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Sylacauga High's Kari Layton named area Educator of the Year by panel on employment for people with disabilities

Debra Atkinson (left), job coach for special education at Sylacauga High School, joins SHS special education teacher Kari Layton, who has been honored as the Educator of the Year by the Talladega Area Alabama Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities.Submitted photo SYLACAUGA --


St. Vincent's, BOCAR, Airbus in today's business news

St. Vincent's Health System celebrated the grand opening of its new urgent care location in Homewood on Friday. The clinic at 1944 28th Ave. S. provides walk-in care for minor injuries and illnesses seven days a week, according to the health system. The location treats a wide range of conditions, in


Research suggests the bears are coming

The number of black bears wandering the forests of Northeast Alabama may have doubled over four years, and is set to keep growing, according to researchers at Auburn University. The researchers, ina study published Nov. 8 in the scientific journal PLOS One, examined the genetic health of two Alabama

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-18 22:28:00

86 Alabama Baptist pastors sign letter against sex abuse

More than 85 pastors at Southern Baptist-affiliated churches in Alabama have signed a letter this week saying they denounce sexual abuse against women, although the letter does not mention U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. As of today there were at least 86 signees including the current president of

AL.COM - 2017-11-18 18:21:33

Long list of Alabama pastors sign letter saying Senate candidate Roy Moore 'not fit for office'

Updated: 7:09 PM CST Nov 17, 2017 A list of pastors who believe Roy Moore is not fit to serve in the U.S. Senate continues to grow tonight. The letter begins with the following: "Under ordinary circumstances, we clergy refrain from speaking directly about political candidates, and only speak to i


Watson announces write-in run for Alabama Senate Special Election

Auburn, AL -- Over 3 million people are registered to vote in Alabama yet under 400,000 people voted for Democratic and Republican front-runners for the open Senate seat. Over 2.9 million registered voters did not cast a vote for either Democrat or Republican parties, which will face each other to r


Lambert named PCHS Teacher of the Year

Every school in the Pell City School system selects a teacher who exemplifies the best in education. Those chosen from each school are then voted on a system-wide level, one for elementary and one for secondary education, before going to represent the Pell City School System in the statewide Alabama


Northside Medical Home opens facility

Northside Medical Home opens their new facility in Pell City on Nov. 14. Photo by Urainah Glidewell "Nine years ago, we came to Pell City for a half day every other week," Dr. Jason Thompson with Birmingham Heart said. "We are blessed with an incredible and tremendously dedicated staff and are exc


Little Heroes Battling Big Enemies

AMARILLO - High Plains kids showing off their superpowers today at the 24 Hours in the Canyon Cancer Survivorship Center. Superheroes of all sizes made their way to the 24 Hours in the Canyon Cancer Survivorship Center to reveal their superhero photo shoot. Jennifer Brown, the Childhood Cancer Sur

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-11-20 00:19:52

Chop Chop giving back to Make-A-Wish

A local restaurant is giving back to Make-A-Wish North Texas. Chop Chop is running a friendly competition between their Amarillo, Canyon and Lubbock locations to see which area can raise the most money for Make-A-Wish. During their 'Winter Wishes at Chop Chop' campaign, each restaurant will sell Mak

KFDA - 2017-11-20 03:48:30

Canyon Girl Starts Own Business; Uses Profits to Help Kids Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Kambry Ward CANYON, TX - A Canyon girl is donating 30 $20 gift cards to the child victims of Hurricane Harvey. Kambry Ward, 6, said she loves bath bombs. She convinced her parents to help her turn that passion into a side business in the garage. This summer, Kambry heard about the devastation from

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2017-11-20 02:40:02

Canyon Police Issues Scam Alert

Canyon Police just took a call from a citizen in reference to an attempted scam. The citizen received a phone call claiming to be from the Canyon Police Department. The phone number returned to Canyon PD. The caller indicated that she owed $7000 in student loans. They demanded payment. The caller


What 24 Hours in the Canyon Survivorship Center does for members

24 Hours in the Canyon Survivorship Center is a great resource for those who have been through, or are going through cancer in West Texas. Throughout the month NewsChannel 10's Mike Makie has partnered with 24 Hours in the Canyon to raise funds during No Shave November. If you've been following alon


Bushland School District names lone finalist for superintendent

The Bushland School District board of trustees will vote in December to name former Big Spring Superintendent Chris Wiggington the new head of the district. According to state law, the board has to wait 21 days before the vote, so the vote could be on Dec. 7. The current superintendent at Bushland I


Ogdensburg detective will face trial on child pornography charges

OGDENSBURG - A retired Ogdensburg Police Detective will face trial Feb. 2 at 9 a.m. for charges of child pornography. Harry J. McCarthy is charged with sexual exploitation of children, distribution of child pornography, receipt of child pornography, transportation of child pornography and possession

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-19 16:33:00

Ogdensburg woman charged with harassment in Lawrence following domestic dispute investigation

LAWRENCE - An Ogdensburg woman was charged Thursday with harassment stemming from an alleged domestic dispute that took place in March, according to state police. Amanda E. Haggerty, 26, was charged with second-degree harassment: Physical contact at 2 p.m., police said. She was cited and released. L


Breakfast With Santa! Event set for Sunday in Ogdensburg

OGDENSBURG -- The Elks Lodge will hold a Breakfast With Santa! Event Sunday, Nov. 19, from 8 a.m.-noon. Cost is $8 per person. Children younger than 5 years old eat breakfast free. This is open to the public. OGDENSBURG -- The Elks Lodge will hold a Breakfast With Santa! Event Sunday, Nov. 19, from


Ogdensburg man jailed for attempting to possess meth making equipment

CANTON - An Ogdensburg man was sentenced to St. Lawrence County jail Thursday for attempting to possess equipment to make methamphetamine, even after he unsuccessfully tried to withdraw his guilty plea. Craig A. Stull, 38, of 809 South Water St., was sentenced in St. Lawrence County Court as a secon


Free smorgasbord buffet dinner in Heuvelton Nov. 29

HEUVELTON -- A free smorgasbord buffet dinner will be held at the Heuvelton United Methodist Church, 44 Lisbon St., Wednesday, Nov. 29, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Donations accepted, but not expected. All proceeds received will be used to supply the church food pantry. The event is sponsored by the Unit

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-20 00:06:00

Santa Claus to arrive by horse-drawn sleigh during Canton Holiday of Lights celebration Nov. 24

CANTON -- Santa Claus is coming to Canton's Village Green the night after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 24, at 6 p.m. The jolly old elf will kick off the 34th annual Canton Holiday of Lights celebration and greet the children in attendance with a candy cane and book. Santa will arrive in Monica Stone's

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-20 14:06:00