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18-year-old killed in Sylacauga crash
SYLACAUGA, Ala. — A teen from Sylacauga was killed in a crash involving an 18-wheeler on Friday evening, Dec. 14. According to ABC33/40, 18-year-old, Dakota Nivins, 18, was pronounced dead by the Shelby County coroner in the crash on County Road 45.
Teen dead in crash involving 18-wheeler
SYLACAUGA, Ala. — A teen from Sylacauga died in a crash involving an 18-wheeler on Friday night. Dakota Nivins, 18, died in the crash on County Road 45, the Shelby County coroner confirms.
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.
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.
Talladega man fatally shot Saturday while driving
TALLADEGA -- A Talladega man appears to have been fatally shot Saturday evening while behind the wheel of his car. Talladega Police identified the man as LaTorrie Wilson, 32, of Talladega. According to Capt. John McCoy, Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene.
Single-vehicle crash takes the life of Pell City man
ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The Alabama State Troopers have reported a fatality that occurred in St. Clair County, 5 miles west of Pell City. Troopers responded at 1 a.m. on Mountain Top Loop to a single-vehicle crash that caused fatal injuries to the driver and sole occupant. The victim was identified as 50
Protesters descend upon Talladega school board
TALLADEGA, AL (WBRC) - A protest march Tuesday afternoon ended up at the Talladega city board of education. The group has grievances against the school board and are demanding, among other things, the firing of superintendent Tony Ball.
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.
Pell City woman dies from wreck injuries
A Pell City woman died this weekend from injuries sustained in a wreck that happened Thursday, Dec. 6. St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell said Sandra Key, 48, died at 12:57 p.m. Sunday from injuries she sustained in the crash on Rabbit Branch Road. She died at University of Alabama Hospital in
Central Alabama first responders mourn death of longtime paramedic
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- Several area first responders are mourning the death of a well known paramedic, who died after injuries from a car wreck. Sandy Key, 48, died Sunday at UAB hospital in Birmingham where she had been recovering from injuries suffered in a St. Clair County car wreck ear
Hemp farming coming to Alabama but still months away
Alabamians should be able to grow and process hemp as an agricultural commodity because of the farm bill approved by Congress last week, but there are still governmental hurdles ahead before they can get started.
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 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
Why Josh Jacobs is Alabama's most unlikely star
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It became apparent quickly that Alabama's Josh Jacobs was not going to be contained by expectations. On a field full of blue-chip prospects, this nobody, this three-star throw-in from Oklahoma whom everyone saw as a way of filling out Alabama's 2016 signing class, made a habit of
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.
James Spann: Rain returns to Alabama later this week
James Spann has the Alabama forecast for Monday and a look at the week ahead from Alabama NewsCenter on Vimeo. FOGGY START: We have a dense fog advisory for parts of north and west Alabama early this morning; the fog should dissipate by mid-morning. Otherwise, today will be mostly sunny and pleasant
Why Georgia football has to beat Alabama on the recruiting front this week
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Sylacauga man charged with violating state sex offender registration act
SYLACAUGA -- A Sylacauga man was arrested Friday and charged with violating Alabama’s Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). Samuel Vann Smith, 50, was charged with failure to register and probation violation and was being held in the Talladega County Metro Jail. He remained behind
VIDEO: White Alabama clergy add their support for protests over fatal police shooting of EJ Bradford and Black Lives Matter movement
TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities
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.