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Barkley to visit seniors about homestead exemption

Property owners over age 65 may qualify for an extra ad valorem tax discount on their homesteads, but they must register for it per Alabama law. To make it easier for residents to understand their required actions for claiming this exemption, Marengo County Revenue Commissioner Sharon Barkley will

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2017-09-21 21:50:33

The unexpected addict: How heroin destroyed an Alabama drug counselor

When they found out she would be buried at 10 a.m., April Carpri's friends quickly made a memorial to place at the head of her grave. A basic black frame contained a wallet-sized photo of the former social worker surrounded by tributes to her counseling skills. The three women at the gravesite all w

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-22 19:36:31

A lesson on Roy Moore from his former law school professor

who has lectured on legal issues, including as Adjunct Professor at the University of Alabama School of Law, and teacher at the Birmingham School of Law, and worked extensively on projects such as the Turf Club, downtown hotels (the PickWick complex, Redmont and Tutwiler), Crossplex, and various pub

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 00:00:00

Life in wartime: Roy Moore fights battles - and often goes looking for them

On February 25, 1984, Ishmael Robles watched a 37-year-old prepare to fight a younger man in a kickboxing bout. Robles, a two-time world kickboxing champion, had met Roy Moore at his studio in Galveston, Texas, the year before. He was an attorney by training who had fought - and lost - a bitter cam

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-21 14:00:05

Kallhoff named District Superintendent of Year

Demopolis City Schools Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff has been named the District 2 Superintendent of the Year for Alabama. Demopolis Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff As the District Superintendent of the Year, Kallhoff is now one of nine finalists for the statewide award that will be announced on Tuesday

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2017-09-21 14:25:15

Ribbon cuttings for Pre-K, Sprouting Minds held at WES

Westside Elementary School was the place to be Friday morning as two ribbon cutting ceremonies brought in state, local and University of West Alabama officials to celebrate the CEMEX/UWA Black Belt Teacher Corps "The Sprouting Minds" Project and the new Pre-K/OSR classroom. UWA Student Allie Marques

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2017-09-21 14:24:34

City approves food truck ordinance

New dining options may be coming to a neighborhood near you, as an ordinance approved by the Auburn City Council will allow food trucks to operate throughout the city. The council at its regular meeting Tuesday unanimously approved the ordinance, which went into effect immediately. Food trucks are a

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-21 11:50:00

Coyote Captured in Mobile Neighborhood Where Pets Have Gone Missing

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Just two days after the City of Mobile set traps to capture nuisance coyotes, News 5 has learned at least one coyote has been trapped. More than 30 dogs and cats disappeared over the summer in neighborhoods across the Springhill area, and pet owners believe coyotes have been ea

WKRG - 2017-09-22 14:11:36

TEACHER OF THE WEEK: Martin finds second career in the classroom

Kimberly Martin didn't get her start teaching as soon as many people did. After graduating from Francis Marion High School in Marion, she attended Wallace Community College Selma and became a hair stylist. She spent 15 years in the field but felt like there was just something more she could do. "I w

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

9-year-old shot in ongoing feud between 2 west Alabama families; suspect charged

A 22-year-old man is charged in a shooting that injured a 9-year-old girl. Perry County District Attorney Michael Jackson on Friday announced formal charges against 22-year-old Jaylin Kynard. The shooting happened one week ago - on Sept. 15 - on Thompson Street in Marion. Authorities say Kynard went

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 15:22:28

38 years later, Hanson Marine veteran gets 'a chance to say goodbye' to base fire victims

Joseph Macdonald was one of the lucky ones -- he escaped the deadly barracks fires that erupted at an American base in Japan, amid a 1979 typhoon. In October he'll make his first visit there since the fires killed 13 Marines and injured 38 others. Lane Lambert The Patriot Ledger @llambert_ledger HA

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 17:48:50

KGC hosts first seasonal meeting

KINGSTON - The Kingston Garden Club opened their first meeting of the season with a "Light Up Your Landscape" presentation by Paul Barcello, from Barcello's Lighting and Design of Pembroke. Barcello educated the membership on the difference between LED and Halogen outdoor lighting, and various opti

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 08:01:00

MASS MOST WANTED: Doughnut thief assaults Pembroke store employee

Crime occurred: Saturday, Sept. 16 Location: Stop & Shop, 24 Mattaskeesett St., Pembroke Case details: A man stole a bag with four donuts inside and the assaulted a loss prevention agent before fleeing in a black sedan with front-end damage. Investigator: Pembroke Police Officer Colby Tyler Case num

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-22 14:29:21

Pembroke Public Library announces upcoming programs

Pembroke Public Library is located at 142 Center St. For information: pembrokepubliclibrary.org. Children's events STEM Playgroup: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 25 and Oct. 2. This is a free science, technology, engineering and math based playgroup for preschoolers ages 3-5. Young children are natural-born scien

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 14:00:00

First 'Leadership South Shore' class graduates

The first class of Leadership South Shore, an initiative launched by South Shore Bank President and CEO Jim Dunphy in conjunction with the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, held its first graduation Sept. 19, completing the first year of a program designed to create the South Shore's next generation

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 17:00:00

Lifesaving lessons: BSU combats ODs with Narcan training

BRIDGEWATER - As a crowd surrounded him, Dr. Daniel Muse picked up the Narcan nasal spray. He placed the tip of the spray into the nose before dispensing the medicine. "You can neither hurt nor kill a dead person," Muse, a physician in Brockton's Signature Healthcare Emergency Department, said. "So

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 08:01:00

Abington to dedicate newly-constructed 9/11 Memorial

The public is invited to a dedication of a newly-constructed 9/11 Memorial in Abington this Sunday, Sept. 24, at 11:15 a.m. The brief ceremony will include local dignitaries and singer Jessie Chris, an up-and-coming country and western artist who is one of the faces of Disney's #Choosekindness Anti-

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 12:17:00

FRIDAY'S HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Bishop Connolly volleyball wins again

Bishop Connolly volleyball continued its strong play, sweeping Avon 25-9, 25-12, 25-10, in their Mayflower Athletic Conference Comprehensive match on Friday at Lafrance Gymnasium. Caylee Coelho (11 aces), Nicole Squizzero (4 aces, 14 assists), Sydney Nance (7 kills), Madison Amaral (7 aces), Erinn H

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-23 00:36:46

Friends of the Marshfield Animal Shelter to host Cocktails For Critters event

Friends of the Marshfield Animal Shelter will host its second Cocktails for Critters benefit from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Daniel Webster Estate, 238 Webster St. The event will include a silent auction, cash bar and music by the Marshfield High School Jazz Quartet. Tickets to the event are $35 p

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 16:46:00

Police looking for Bridgewater corn thief

BRIDGEWATER- Police were called for a field investigation after stalks of corn were stolen from Summer Street. Rows of cornstalks were reported stolen from a Summer Street field, behind the Old Colony Correctional Facility, Saturday Sept. 16, police said. Police tweeted photos, around 12:30 p.m. Fri

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 18:30:43