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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


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

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

Talladega woman charged with cashing check of elderly woman she was hired to care for

A Talladega woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of a forged instrument, stemming from an incident about two months ago.Detra Rogers, 49, was given a $5,000 bond after being arrested, and was able to post enough to be released Tuesday, according to Talladega County Metro Jail recor


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

Mother, toddler reported missing in Rockdale County

Family members say it is uncharacteristic of Danielle McKinley, 34, to do something like this, and they are desperately hoping mom and baby are not in any danger and asking for your help to find them.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-24 10:28:00

Talladega graduate Nicole Cook inducted in National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Nicole Cook was inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she is a Dean's List student, member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity and a member of the Black Student Awareness Committee.Submitted photo

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-06-22 23:49:00

Calhoun County men start nonprofit to give back to community

Andy Kirkland, a truck driver who lives in Wellington, decided to found Beards With a Cause in May along with Robert Stevenson, also a Wellington resident, to give back to the community.

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-06-23 22:37:00

Tickets on sale for Black Jacket Symphony’s AC/DC show at Ritz Theatre

TALLADEGA --Talladega’s Historic Ritz Theatre announced Friday that online sales are open on its website for Black Jacket Symphony’s presentation of AC/DC’s “Back in Black” on Friday, Aug. 24, according to a press release.For four decades, AC/DC was one of the most popular and successful hard rock/b

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-06-24 01:24:00

Talladega judge recuses himself after son arrested on drug charges

A Talladega man was charged with distribution of a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after allegedly selling a bag of marijuana in front of a Talladega Police Officer.According to Talladega County Met


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

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-06-23 01:02:00

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

5 charged with drug trafficking in Etowah County

Jevon Levincent English (L) and Misty Walker Willett (R), along with three others, face a drug trafficking charge out of Etowah County. (Etowah County Sheriff's Office)

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Anniston man charged in shooting case

An Anniston man was charged Thursday morning in a shooting earlier this week in the 3000 block of McKleroy Avenue, according to police.Anniston police arrested Randy Kirkland, 61, at his home, also on McKleroy Avenue, around 9:45 a.m., according to an arrest report.Police say Kirkland shot at Roger

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-06-23 03:15:00

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

WVTM13.COM - 2018-06-23 08:40:00

Citizens hospital in Talladega collects 6,800 servings of cereal to benefit A Remnant’s Place

Brookwood Baptist Health Center/Citizens Baptist Medical Center in Talladega held a Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive, gathering more than 6,800 pounds of breakfast cereals to donate. Monday, Mary Swain from A Remnants Place in Talladega came to pick up the donated food. In the photo, from left, are


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


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