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Small plane crashes in Alexander City

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. —A small plane crashed Sunday morning behind a Taco Bell restaurant on Highway 280 in Alexander City.Courtesy: Alexander City Fire DepartmentAdvertisementThe Alexander City Fire Department reported two people on board were able to get out without injuries before the plane burst

WVTM13.COM - 2018-06-24 15:51:00

Caught on camera: Bear spotted outside Waffle House in Leeds

"I saw something running out of the corner of my eye and I kind of looked and I was like, 'man that's a big dog, I better shut the door,' and then I looked again and I was like 'that's not a dog, that's a bear,'" said Armstrong.

WRBL.COM - 2018-06-24 20:01:11

Man killed in Busch Street shooting, homicide investigation underway

Liberty Anthony, 50, was shot at about 6:50 p.m. Friday, June 22, in the 900 block of Busch Street. Anthony was taken to the hospital where he later died.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-06-23 20:53:00

Express Detail in Sylacauga becomes U-Haul neighborhood dealer

SYLACAUGA --U-Haul Company of Alabama Inc. has announced that Express Detail has signed on as a U-Haulneighborhood dealer to serve the Sylacauga community, according to a press release.Express Detail at 808 W. 4th St. will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store


Victim's ID released, Suspect Arrested in Montgomery Murder - Alabama News

Police say the men knew each other and had argued before the shooting, Sanders bond is set at $150,000 and he is charged with murder.

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2018-06-24 02:17:57

3 killed in 3 hours in separate Birmingham homicides

Decorian Taylor, 22, was found shot to death at 11 p.m. Friday on 28th Street Southwest. Police said Taylor was shot multiple times and may have been trying to run away when he was gunned down, according toWBRC.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-06-23 16:32:12

Sylacauga Police christen new firing range with widespread gratitude (photos)

Johnson said the following companies have made a larger impact than “they know when donating and/or discounting materials” and the department would like to honor their generosity: Imerys Carbonates, LLC (commonly known as Imerys Quarry); Home Depot of Sylacauga, Alabama; Norfolk Southern Railroad; a


Man dies in wreck on Ga. 140

A man died Saturday after suffering multiple blunt force trauma injuries in a wreck involving a tractor-trailer on Ga. 140 near Big Oak Tree Road in Adairsville, according to Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton.Bartow Headlines reported the identity of the man as Jason Manning, 45, of Plainville.He wa

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-06-23 23:33:00

Fairfield resident recalls tornado and chaotic aftermath one year later

June 22, 2017 is a day the city of Fairfield won't soon forget. One year later there are still reminders of theEF1 tornado that tore through the city, destroying homes and businesses.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-06-24 04:54:00

Mayor: Sylacauga paving project on time, under budget

SYLACAUGA --Work has been underway on the city’s multimillion dollar paving project since May 1, and Mayor Jim Heigl says it is on time and under budget.With the nearly $4 million endeavor being the largest the city has undertaken, Michael Rice, engineer for EEFS Company (Engineering Environmental F


Police still seek help in robbery of Alexander City AutoZone - The Alexander City Outlook

Law enforcement responded to an armed robbery at AutoZone in Alexander City Wednesday night.“A black male entered AutoZone Wednesday night and held employees at gun point,” Alexander City Police Chief Jay Turner said. “He was able to get away with an unspecified amount of cash.”The unidentified gunm


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The mess on the border is President Trump’s responsibility (opinion)

That immigration mess on the southern border of the USA is kind of like some other Trumpist extremes – excessively punitive and badly managed. You cannot round up hundreds of people, separate them from their children and drop them hundreds, thousands of miles away from each other without a plan, an

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-06-23 20:29:00

Two charged with string of thefts - Shelby County Reporter

ALABASTER –Two men were taken into custody by the Alabaster Police Department on Thursday, June 21, following a string recent of thefts and break-ins in the city.Tovoris Jamal Jackson, 33, who lists an address on Savannah Lane in Calera, and Aaron Scott Price, 37, who lists an address on Fran Drive


Children’s book author DeCorey Hale will hold reading at Knoxville Homes Community Center on Thursday

DeCorey Hale, a first-time children’s book author from Sylacauga, will hold a reading at the Knoxville Homes Community Center in Talladega on Thursday, June 28, at 1:30 p.m.Submitted photo


Three Killings In Three Hours Friday Night In Birmingham

Approximately 45 minutes later, a man in his 30s was found shot in a driveway in the 5400 block of Park Avenue Southwest. Medics responded and tried to revive the man, but their efforts were unsuccessful, Police don't know what led to either of the Friday-night shootings but said they did not initia

PATCH - 2018-06-23 17:34:31

Birmingham police investigating fatal shooting on Valley Avenue

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Birmingham police are investigating a fatal overnight shooting on Valley Avenue.Police said a man was pronounced dead at the hospital after being found shot in the 500 block. The victim hasn't been identified.AdvertisementAuthorities do not have any suspects at this time. A possibl


Logan Martin Charity Foundation distributes more than $32,000 in donations

PELL CITY –The Logan Martin Charity Foundation presented $32,500 to local charities and organizations Friday at Lakeside Park.The annual LakeFest event started eight years ago thanks to Fred Casey, owner of Tradesman Co.; Lee Holmes, owner of Sylacauga Marine & ATV; and the late Jerry Woods, who own


OUR VIEW: Something’s fishy with Talladega school board’s superintendent search (opinion)

On Wednesday, the day before the Talladega City Board of Education met about its superintendent search, The Daily Home received a phone call.The caller notified us that friends and associates of Tony Ball, the director of operations and interim superintendent of the Scottsboro City Schools, had rece


Talladega County law enforcement investigating several auto-related crimes

Talladega County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday were investigating several crimes involving motor vehicles in various areas of the county, according to incident and offense reports filed during the past week.The first two incidents were reported at Ogletree’s Garage on U.S. 280 in Childersburg. Acc


Alex City to play host to NSA state tourney - The Alexander City Outlook

“A lot of work goes into this,” said Matthew Keel, athletic supervisor for Alex City Parks and Recreation. “The NSA does the bracket, but we host the fields, get everything set up and it’s really about making sure that for anybody that comes to the park, everything is accessible. We want to make it