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Talladega man charged with capital murder in Childersburg slaying
A Talladega man was being held without bond today after being charged with capital murder in Childersburg.Kev’vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, of Jackson Trace Circle, turned himself in Thursday evening, according to Childersburg Police Lt. Kevin Koss. He was denied bond Friday morning by Talladega County
Bon Aire woman charged with shooting into vehicle following altercation
A Bon Aire woman being held on bonds totaling $21,000 is charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle and carrying a pistol without a permit, according to Talladega County Chief Deputy Josh Tubbs.Morgan Connell Tice, 23, remained in the Talladega County Metro Jail Friday afternoon.+1
Man wanted in Childersburg homicide turns himself in
Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, turned himself in to authorities around 5 p.m. Thursday, officials said.
20-year-old shot in face; Talladega Sheriff’s Office investigating
The victim was walking along the 1400 block of Plantersville Road around 11 p.m. when a grey car drove by and someone inside it fired a shot at the victim, hitting him in the side of the face. No description of the shooter and no further description of the car were available today, Jones said.
Person dead after being run over by 18 wheeler in Highway 280 Home Depot parking lot
HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) -- Hoover Police are investigating after a person was killed Friday morning in the parking lot of the Home Depot on Highway 280.Lt. Keith Czeskleba says a person was run over by an 18 wheeler in the parking lot, and is deceased. He says Hoover Police are still working to learn mo
Childersburg police search for man wanted for capital murder
Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, is a suspect in a homicide investigation that happened Saturday Aug. 11. Around 8:15 p.m., police responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of 4th Street South East. 35-year-old Homer Deshawn Calloway suffered a gunshot wound in his home and later died.
Prisoner food records suit against sheriffs thrown out - The Alexander City Outlook
The 49 sheriffs named as defendants in suit, including Tallapoosa County Sheriff Jimmy Abbett, filed a response stating “certain financial records are personal rather than public.”
Strong response seen for Hoover Chamber golf tournament - Shelby County Reporter
HOOVER– The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce will once again tee off to benefit local students during the 23rd Annual Golf Classic on Monday, Aug. 27, at Riverchase Country Club.Chamber Executive Director April Stone said that as of Aug. 17, all teams and sponsorships were full, though the organizati
New Sylacauga infrastructure project includes roofing, HVAC work
SYLACAUGA --The city has started another major infrastructure project.The work includes reroofing the B.B. Comer Memorial Library and installing a new HVAC (heating, ventilation and cooling) system, and reroofing a portion of the Municipal Complex.Interim Code Director Mike Whetstone said Thursday a
Talladega police seek help locating missing 62-year-old man
“She said he has a history of drug use and has been gone before, but never for this long,” Kelly said. He added that Jones may be headed toward Anniston.
Cherokee Bend Home For Sale On Quiet Cul-De-Sac
MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL - this is a fantatsic four bedroom home in a secluded and private neighborhood of Mountain Brook. But as secluded as you may feel, it is actually very convenient to schools, shopping and restaurants in the area.
ALERT: Man charged with sexually abusing several minors found guilty
Benjamin Allen Farris, 40, faces life in prison after being convicted of half a dozen sex offenses by a jury Thursday. He will be formally sentenced by Circuit Judge Bo Hollingsworth on Oct. 9.A Talladega County jury of eight men and four women deliberated a little over two hours before returning gu
4 men jailed on meth trafficking charges after undercover drug sting in Shelby County
Desmond Corderro Bean, 30Antwaun Rashad Mann, 23Derry Karl Yowe, 33Steven Marcus Adams, 26
19-year-old wanted on murder charges in Talladega County
The man, 19-year-old Kev'vakius Jemison is accused of fatally shooting Homer Deshawn Calloway at his home in Childersburg on Aug. 4, said Chief of Police Richard McClelland.
Talladega authorities searching for capital murder suspect
19-year-old Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison us accused of shooting and killing Honer Deshawn, of Childersburg, on August 4.
Jacksons Gap Town Council approves loan ordinance - The Alexander City Outlook
During the July 10 meeting, the council approved taking out a loan not to exceed $160,000 to purchase the former radio station building and redo the property with a new metal building to house the municipal court. Tuesday night, an ordinance was approved for the town to issue general obligation warr
Authorities seize more than a pound and a half of methamphetamine
COLUMBIANA, Ala. (WIAT) -- Four men were arrested Wednesday, Aug. 8 as authorities served an arrest warrant in in Shelby County.
Bank, Sylacauga Chamber to honor first responders, military, customers Sept. 11
SYLACAUGA --Southern States Bank and the Chamber of Commerce are honoring first responders, military and customers with an Appreciation Day and Coffee on Sept. 11.The first responders and military appreciation coffee is set for 9 a.m.Marty Garrett, an employee with Southern States Bank, said this sp
Area nursing home ranked as one of best in state - The Alexander City Outlook
“It’s NRC Health’s great pride to partner with organizations that show such a strong commitment to service,” NRC Customer Suceess Senior Vice President Helen Hardy said. “Their sense of mission, and their ability to realize a compassionate vision of care, has elevated them to peak performance in the
10 pounds of weed, pound of meth seized in raid; 4 jailed
The Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force, along with a tactical unit, carried out a search warrant Aug. 8 at a Harpersville home in the 300 block of Bridle Trail. The search, said task force commander Capt. Clay Hammac, resulted from undercover operations in which illegal drugs were bought at t