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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
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.
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.
Talladega Councilman Patterson scolds Daily Home to ‘report truth’
During a nearly three-hour work session and called council meeting Monday night, Talladega Council President Dr. Horace Patterson admonished The Daily Home to “report the truth” and “get it right” following an exchange with Chad Jones of First Bank of Alabama. When Jones first stood up to address th
Authorities: Facebook post about gun-weilding man on Grist Mill Road partially true
Talladega County Sheriff’s deputies did investigate a report of a man standing on the side of Grist Mill Road earlier this month, but a social media post purporting to describe what happened is not entirely accurate, according to Chief Deputy Josh Tubbs.The author of the Facebook post says she was d
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
Talladega College band freshmen getting some practice
If you are walking around Talladega and the sun shines brightly but you think you hear thunder, it’s probably the drummers at Talladega College practicing. Talladega College Marching Tornadoes band practices a great deal outside on campus, and they can be heard for a great distance. The almost 300-m
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
Tractor Supply in Talladega will hold ‘Out Here With Animals' on Aug. 25
TALLADEGA --On Saturday, Aug. 25, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tractor Supply in Talladega will host animal adoptions and a pet supplies drive as part of “Out Here With Animals,” its monthlong event for animals of all kinds and the people who care for them, according to a press release.Community members a
New superintendent tells Talladega Lions Club he wants city schools to be ‘the best’
TALLADEGA --Talladega City Schools Superintendent Tony Ball addressed members of the Talladega Lions Club on Thursday night, expressing his hopes and goals for the system that he has been overseeing for less than a month.“I want this system to be the best in academics, the best in athletics, the bes
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.
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.
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.
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.
Talladega Civil Service Board dismisses 2 appeals by same employee due to technicalities
TALLADEGA --The Talladega Civil Service Board dismissed two termination appeals filed by the same employee during a called meeting Monday.However, the panel will likely be taking up the same case in the future, according to attorney Mark Owsley.Owsley said Public Works employee Casey Waites Jr. was
Jury selection begins for man charged with sexually abusing girls age 5-17 in Talladega County
Jury selection has begun in the trial of Benjamin Allen Farris, 40, who is accused of sexually abusing four girls ranging from 5 to 17 years old at various times between 2013 and 2017.
Talladega commission grants tax abatement to speedway for $50 million infield transformation
TALLADEGA COUNTY --On Monday, the Talladega County Commission agreed to approve a tax abatement for major additions to Talladega Superspeedway.A$50 million “transformation” of the infieldat the speedway will include lots of renovations and additions that are set to coincide with the track’s 50th ann
Delta man killed in crash on Alabama 9
A Delta man died Monday afternoon in a crash on Alabama Highway 9 near Lineville, according to state troopers.Stephen Dwayne Green, 57, was traveling south near the 201 mile marker about 12 miles north of Lineville at 3:25 p.m. Monday when his 1999 Ford F-150 collided with a 2018 Dodge Ram headed no
Anniston firefighters douse burning trailer in Blue Mountain
Anniston firefighters put out a blaze that destroyed one trailer at a mobile home park in Blue Mountain Tuesday morning.Firefighters say that around 9:10 a.m. they were called to the Shady Grove trailer park on West 34thStreet, where the trailer at Lot No. 20 was in flames. Not long afterward, the f
2 Alabama cities on list of worst places to raise children
24/7 WallStreetlooked at a number of education, health and safety measures to determine where children face the greatest struggles. The ratings include information on preschool enrollment and high school graduation rates, as well as access to areas for physical activity and violent crime rates.