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Guilty plea entered in 2012 murder case
A capital murder case that has dragged on for six years came to an end last week when the defendant entered a “best interest” guilty plea to murder and received a 15- year sentence.
Christmas Lights, Peace on Earth
It seems fitting to begin our journey into the past via the pages of The Thomasville Times with a note about Christmas that is relevant to this date. On December 3, 1947, The Times had a small item that said, “If nothing happens, Pete Brantley will have the Christmas lighting project finished by Sat
Roads closing this week on University of Alabama campus
Sections of Paul W. Bryant Drive, University Boulevard and Seventh Avenue on the University of Alabama campus will close this week as work begins on construction projects during the winter break.
New School Named Transfer Option For Alabama QB Jalen Hurts
This weekend was a big one for Jalen Hurts, as the Alabama quarterback graduated from school. He got a raucous ovation as he walked across the stage. Hurts, Alabama’s starting quarterback in 2016 and ’17, became the backup this past season. Tua Tagovailoa took over the starting gig in the national t
Flying Bricks and Dickens Carolers to perform Christmas concert
The Arts Council of Thomasville will present its 2018 Christmas concert “Christmas Traditions” on Saturday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m., in the Bedsole Theatre at the Thomasville Civic Center. The concert will feature the Flying Bricks Community Band and Dickens Carolers. The program will feature many long-time
Texas A&M lands commitment from rising Alabama linebacker Ke'Shun Brown
One of the nation’s best recruiting classes just got better as rising Alabama native Ke’Shun Brown announced his commitment to Texas A&M during his weekend trip to College Station.
Nation’s No. 1 Recruit Chooses Pac-12 School Over Alabama, Florida and FSU
Alabama makes a habit of getting to top defensive recruits every year, and for good reason — the Crimson Tide are the most dominant program in college football. But this year, the Pac-12’s Oregon Ducks landed the big prize as a player who some consider the top prospect in the class of 2019, Kayvon T
Reward Offered in 2017 Wilcox Co. Cold Case
From the West Alabama Newsroom– — Authorities in Wilcox County are hoping a $5000 dollar reward will help them solve an unsolved murder. District Attorney Michael Jackson says 50 year old Curtis Crear shot and killed in June of 2017.
Alabama schools prepare to monitor juvenile sex offenders
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama education officials plan to create a model policy so that all public school systems are ready to monitor student sex offenders in two years. State Superintendent Eric Mackey says that each local education authority can use it as their own policy by the 2020-2021 schoo
Nick Saban welcomed DJ Durkin to Alabama because of Jimmy Sexton
Every move Nick Saban makes is calculated with razor-sharp precision and still, public perception often outweighs intention. Blowback centered around Alabama's recent involvement with DJ Durkin was so negative that Saban was forced into releasing a public statement, clarifying his staff's influence
Last Recruiting Weekend of 2019 Nets Big Gains for South Alabama
South Alabama welcomed a large number of recruits for the final weekend before the Early Signing Day and the result was several players committing to join program in 2019. The headliner for the weekend is quarterback Tylan Morton of Hinds Community College.
The tale of the tape: How No. 1 Alabama views No. 4 Oklahoma, on both sides of the ball
TUSCALOOSA — Jonah Williams isn’t buying the narrative Oklahoma doesn’t play defense. He’s seen the tape. As No. 1 Alabama opened its 15-day bowl practice slate Friday, the Crimson Tide’s junior left tackle has no doubt the Sooners’ 108th-ranked total defense will still be a force to be reckoned wit
Alabama women outlast Northwestern State
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – The Northwestern State women’s basketball team slowed Jasmine Walker, Alabama’s top scoring threat, Sunday afternoon. What the Lady Demons were unable to do was apply that same defensive skill to the Crimson Tide’s Ariyah Copeland.
Alabama: Krystal Hancock identified as woman killed in attempted murder suicide, shot by Ben Allen
A woman in Baldwin County Alabama was killed Wednesday evening after being involved in an alleged murder-suicide attempt. Authorities have now identified the woman as Krystal Rose Renee Hancock.
Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
Nebraska trying desperately to stop top recruit from heading to Alabama
When Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide are coming after a player, you know he’s good. When you’re the coach of a rival team, though, having Saban in the mix is terrifying.
New Year's Eve events in Alabama: Ways to ring in 2019 in style
Are you ready to clink glasses, throw confetti and celebrate the arrival of 2019? There's plenty to do in Alabama on Dec. 31, from concerts and parties to street festivals and fireworks displays. Here are 23 events planned throughout the state, all intended to help you bid farewell to 2018 and welco
Jalen Hurts draws standing ovation at Alabama graduation (Video)
It’s highly unlikely that Jalen Hurts will be starting under center for the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff game against Oklahoma, now that Tua Tagovailoa has been practicing and appears to be getting healthy, but he’s still provided the team with plenty of big-time throws and strong
5-Star DE Kayvon Thibodeaux Commits to Oregon over Alabama, Florida State, More
Oregon made a significant addition to its future front four Saturday by securing a commitment from defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux. Thibodeaux made his announcement on ESPN during halftime of the New Mexico Bowl.
Alabama choosing to play nice with Oklahoma
There would be vengeance. That was the implication packed into social media posts fired off by members of the Alabama Crimson Tide once Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray was announced as the Heisman Trophy winner last Saturday.