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Talladega County’s Drug Task Force arrests 8 in 10 days (photos)
The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force made eight felony drug arrests over the last 10 days, according to Commander Jason Murray.Justin Lamar Dorman, 30, of Munford, was arrested Oct. 6 at a driver’s license checkpoint set up by the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office. Police say Dorma
Talladega police investigating shooting incident at Talladega Downs on Sunday
Investigators had a partial description of the vehicle from witnesses but not much else, Busby said. No one else was in the apartment that was hit, and the woman who lived there was not injured.
Woman killed on Highway 280 Tuesday morning
Raycom Media/fileBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Shelby County Coroner’s office confirms a pedestrian was hit and killed on Highway 280 in front of Best Buy Tuesday morning.Lina Evans with the coroner’s office says she can’t release the victim’s name at this time because her family hasn’t been notified
Authorities looking for Pell City woman
ST CLAIR COUNTY — Sam Bagwell, 37, is wanted in St. Clair County on a felony warrant charging her with receiving stolen property in the first degree. The subject is described as being 5-foot-2, and weighing 135 pounds, with blonde hair and brown eyes. The subject is a white female.
ON THE HORIZON: Talladega Chamber announces plans for 2018 Christmas parade; Darren Knight, aka Southern Mama, will be grand marshal
TALLADEGA --It may still be warm outside, but the Christmas season is well on its way and, as usual, Christmas season in Talladega will kick off the with the Greater Talladega and Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade.This year’s parade will be Monday, Dec. 3, starting at 6 p.m., with th
TALLADEGA LIVE: 1000bulbs.com 500 updates from The Anniston Star's Joe Medley
The 500 is set for 1 p.m. today at Talladega Superspeedway. WVTM-13 will carry NBC's television broadcast. Check back often for race commentary and updates from The Anniston Star's Joe Medley.
Pets of the Week: Meet Brandy, Rollie (photos)
PELL CITY -- Brandyis a brown 2-year-old female boxer mix. She is very calm and knows her leash manners as well as a few other basic commands. She is heartworm negative and up to date on vaccinations. Brandi’s adoption fee is $125, which covers her vaccines, worming, microchip and spay.
Talladega to build oversized tunnel in turn three
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Talladega Superspeedway and its parent company, International Speedway Corporation (ISC), revealed today that the construction of the new Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel, an important component of the track's new Transformation Infield Project - will begin in a matter of days during the we
Theft suspects sought in multiple AL cities
The crimes have targeted stores from Montgomery, Wetumpka, Millbrook and Clanton and were committed during September and October.
Man found dead in Cherokee County cotton field
Officials have identified the man found dead in a cotton field near the Cherokee and Etowah County line Friday afternoon.Cherokee County Coroner Jeremy Deaton identified the man as 38-year-old Michael Anthony Sprayberry. He was from Cedar Bluff.A farmer found Sprayberry’s body in a cotton field on C
School bus involved in accident, children onboard
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) -- There is a report that a School Transportation Solutions school bus was involved in an accident at 31st Street and 12th Avenue North Birmingham. According to Adrienne Mitchell with Birmingham City Schools, the bus was hit in the rear by another car. Four students were on b
Birmingham man drops kids off at an apartment, gets shot, dies several hours later
BIRMINGHAM – Just after 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, in the 200 block of 9thCourt North, Kerry McClure was shot. After police arrived on the scene he was transported to UAB where he succumbed to his injuries around 1 a.m. on Monday, according toCarol Robinson of Al.com.
NASCAR fan, evacuee’s trip to Talladega saves family from hurricane Michael
“Not as bad as I thought it was, but it was still devastating to see that,” says LeBlanc.According toWBRC6who interview the couple, their home is OK, but several trees are down around it and his pole barn where he keeps his camper is now missing a wall.“And I’m thankful that our home’s still there b
Sunday evening shooting victim identified
The investigation indicates that McClure was at the location to drop off his children. At some point he began arguing with the suspect, who is only described as a black male. The suspect then got into his vehicle, started driving off and fired multiple shots at the victim.
Almirola takes checkered flag, Stewart-Haas Racing dominates Talladega
TALLADEGA, AL (WBRC) - On a beautiful Talladega Sunday afternoon, no one could have predicted an overtime victory nor one of the cleanest races in 'Dega history.
Mark McCarter: One team made it a hum drum Talladega race
TALLADEGA –They’ve got 1,000 bulbs, so you’d think one or two would click on over somebody’s head with a good idea around here.That’s what strikes you at Talladega Superspeedway late on a glorious Sunday after the 500, with the private jets going wheels up, the 18-wheelers going hammer down and buz
Man in critical condition after being shot three times in his car in Birmingham
The incident occurred around 4:50 p.m. and responders recovered weapons at the scene, the Birmingham Police Department reports. However, no suspect is in custody at this time.
The Latest: Jimmie Johnson hits wall at Talladega
Hendrick Motorsports announced earlier this week that Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus will split at the end of this season, their 17th together. The duo teamed for the formation of the No. 48 team in 2002 and won seven championships, 81 of 83 races and 11 Crown Jewel events.
Nov. 6 amendment is latest battle in feud over police jurisdiction
An attempt to limit the city of Lincoln’s authority in Calhoun County two years ago has led to the possibility of even further complication of the state’s constitution. Meanwhile, it may also limit Piedmont’s power, perhaps by accident. (Trent Penny/The Anniston Star)
Talladega College holds welcoming event for its international students (photo gallery)
TALLADEGA --On Thursday, Talladega College welcomed its more than 142 international students representing 22 countries during an 11 a.m. Welcome Day Convocation.School President Dr. Billy C Hawkins welcomed the students, a representative from each country greeted students in their native tongue and