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Man shot on East South Blvd. Saturday night

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man was seriously injured in a shooting Saturday night, according to the Montgomery Police Department. Police responded to the area of Calmar Drive and Gas Light Curve on a call of shots fired. When police arrived in the area, they found a man in the 2500 block of East Sout

WSFA - 2018-10-21 15:26:55

Body found in Texas lake is Alabama woman, 63, who went missing

Charlotte Moye, 63, of Flomaton, Albama, went missing on October 8She was visiting her cousin at an RV park in Junction, Texas, when the Llano River river flooded and washed away several RVsHer body was found on Tuesday and she was identified on Friday by a medical examinerMoye was the last of four

DAILY MAIL - 2018-10-20 17:35:34

Plans to finish Bellefonte Nuclear Plant may be collapsing

Plans to complete Bellefonte Nuclear Plant in northeast Alabama - expected to create a economic windfall for the rural area - are in jeopardy of falling through. Bill McCollum, CEO of the group in the process of purchasing the half-completed plant outside Scottsboro, said in a guest column published


Jackson County paramedic accused of sexual assault while transporting patient in an ambulance

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Department arrested and charged a man with sexual battery after they say a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her while being transported in an ambulance.According to the sheriff's department, the charge against 54-year-old James Lave


Monroe County man dies in accident involving log truck

The fatal accident happened shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the intersection of Alabama 21 and Monroe 42, according to Alabama State Troopers.


Former Meridian CAO Mike McGrevey named to state lottery board

Mike McGrevey, the former Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Meridian, was among five people appointed on Friday to the Mississippi Lottery Corporation Board of Directors.


Sports | www.southalabamian.com | The South Alabamian

By Marcus GatesSouth AlabamianThe Jackson Academy Eagles traveled to Evergreen to play Sparta Academy Friday night and defeated the Warriors 52-6. The Eagles scored early and often against the Warriors. Micah Roberts scored touchdowns on a 20-yard, four-yard, 59-yardMore...This week’s gamesFull St


Coal-fired power plants in Leroy to shutdown in 2020

LEROY, Ala. (WKRG) - Three coal-fired power plants in Leroy are scheduled to shut down in October 2020, leaving more than 150 employees out of a job. PowerSouth Energy Cooperative owns the three Charles R. Lowman units. The company says the coal-fired generators have provided power for four decades.


Two teens and a Pensacola mother arrested in attempted murder conspiracy

PENSACOLA, Ala. (WKRG) - A mother in Pensacola is accused of conspiracy to commit murder after allegedly telling her daughter to attack another adult and child with a machete. According to the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Candi Walker told her daughter, 16-year old Hannah Fine, to go to a home


Man in critical condition after shooting in Eastdale Mall

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man is suffering from a serious injury after a shooting at Eastdale Mall Friday night. Montgomery police and Fire Medics responded to the 1000 block of Eastdale Mall at 6 p.m. in reference to a shooting. When they arrived on the scene, they were able to locate an adult male


Exhibit to feature famed Demopolis author’s typewriter - The Demopolis Times

James Haskins (1941-2005), a Demopolis native and educator, undertook to make up for the absence of children’s books on black historical figures, and he ultimately became one of America’s most published children’s book authors with more than 100 works of nonfiction to his credit. He once recalled th


Sheriff deputy wins lottery, donates winnings to hurricane relief

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) - Deputy J. Marcum with the Escambia County Sheriffs Office won $1,000 Thursday at a Rotary Foundation meeting. Marcum, a member of the K-9 unit in Escambia County, shared with the Pensacola SubWest Rotary how the K-9 teams are utilized for searches and drug detection efforts.


Money from ‘another account’ moved to pay Selma city employees

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - Friday in a special-called meeting, the Selma City Council found a solution that would allow them to pay all city employees.


Mother accused of sending 16-year-old daughter to attack two people with machete

Photo: Candie Walker. Source: Escambia County Jail A teenager and her mother are facing charges after a machete attack in Escambia County. Candie Lynn Walker has been charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder. Walker's daughter, 16-year-old Hannah Fine, has been charged with two counts o


Mayor among 277 Selma employees who won't be paid Friday

The city council has called a special meeting to discuss the issue Selma Mayor Darrio Melton discusses the city's finances and pending layoffs during an interview on Oct. 15. SELMA, AL (WSFA) - Selma Mayor Darrio Melton confirmed Thursday that the city will fail to meet its payroll obligations for


Panama City child dies in crash near Brewton

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Ala. -- A single vehicle crash at 3:12 p.m. Thursday, claimed the life of Panama City, Fla., child and injured three others, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The 6-year-old was killed when the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox she was riding in left the roadway and struck a tre


Grants Being Made Available in Dallas County - Alabama News

“Black Belt Community Foundation Launches First Re-Granting Cycle for Its Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) ProcessWork supported by W.K. Kellogg Foundation for Selma and Dallas CountySELMA, AL – October 19, 2018: In 2017, BBCF was granted funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation as p


Elected without experience: Alabama probate judges

There are plenty of local races on next month’s ballot, including every county’s probate judge position. But, do voters know the qualifications for those spots?


Pensacola's Woodham High School is gone, but not forgotten 50 years later

Woodham High — Home of the Titans! — closed in May 2007. It opened in 1965, but the first class that attended all of its high school years at Woodham, the class of 1968, will hold its 50th reunion this weekend in Pensacola. The 1968 class had 467 students, and more than 100 are expected to attend re


Success! Grand Jury Drops Charges Against Woman Who Shot Abuser in Self-Defense | Care2 Causes

On July 31, 2018,he assaulted her again;�Dixon couldn’t take it anymore and shot him.�