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Former Minnesota safety Kendarian Handy-Holly will transfer to Auburn

The Jackson, Ala., native announced his intention to transfer earlier this spring in hopes of returning closer to home. Minnesota granted Handy-Holly full release, and he decided last week his next step is to play safety for Auburn. He and his family are on Auburn’s campus Thursday watching the Tige


Teacher bullying caught on video 'dealt with,' MPS says

The video, shared to Facebook, purports to show a Jeff Davis High School teacher making fun of a student, but MPS said it will not be able to unequivocally identify the teacher until the investigation is complete.Andrew Yawn / Advertiser


Crews search for man who went missing in south Alabama river

MCINTOSH, Ala. (AP) - Crews are searching for a man who went missing in the Tombigbee River near McIntosh.The U.S. Coast Guard said early Friday that a helicopter crew from New Orleans was working with police, volunteers and others in the search.


UAB chooses Orrville for next health program - The Selma Times‑Journal

The program’s purpose is to raise awareness and foster community engagement in a public health issue. The coalition’s factors are assessment, capacity building, planning, implementation and evaluation.


BREAKING: Body of missing boater found

MCINTOSH, Ala. (WKRG) - The search for a elderly boater who had been missing since Thursday night is over after his body was recovered just before 11:00 p.m. by members of the McIntosh and Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Departments.The boater was first reported missing Thursday night after his boat hit

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Board of Registrars investigating Marengo polling place confusion

The reason for the mix-up still is being investigated. Barry Hunt, chairman of the Board of Registrars, told the Marengo County Commission Tuesday the new mapping system by KEELS seemed to scramble some of the locations.


Demopolis Chamber announces Freedom on the River schedule

Demopolis’ Annual Children’s Patriotic Parade will begin at 5 p.m. The parade encourages children of all ages to decorate their own transportation (wagons, strollers, skateboards, bicycles, etc.) in red, white and blue for a parade from George Franks Field to the Demopolis City Landing. Prizes will


Yanes, Ward participating in Huntingdon scholars program - The Andalusia Star-News

Catherine Yanes and Sydney Ward are at Huntingdon College in Montgomery this week for the Huntingdon College Economic and Community Development Scholars Program. They Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored their participation in the program.The scholars program exposes rising high school senio


Demopolis BOE hires Clark for truancy post

“When students miss multiple unexcused days throughout the school year – 10 or more – that’s not acceptable. Our average daily attendance rate goal is 95 percent throughout the whole year. We finished this year just over 92 percent. When you look at those numbers, 10 percent of our whole student bod


Callie Walker crowned Miss Alabama; local contestants Fair and Swatts finish in top five

Callie Walker, a 20-year-old musical theater major at the University of Alabama, was crowned Miss Alabama 2018 Saturday night at Samford University’s Wright Center, and two contestants representing the Opelika-Auburn area finished among the five finalists.


Mr Bongo Record Club episode 32 with Bedroom Disco

A month overdue yet again, sorry! We are insanely busy at the moment. Must try harder, we know.This month Gareth Stephens and Graham Luckhurst are joined by Bedroom Disco aka Flora & Mouse. They are London based DJs/selectors who share a passion for jazz, Latin, gospel and disco amongst other sounds


SHOPPING CENTER SHOOTING: Police say 3 people shot outside DeKalb County grocery store

As the couple walked back to their car, the man, believed to be the intended victim, pulled his gun and exchanged gunfire with the group that was following them. The man hit all three suspects, injuring them. Police said they have "moderate injuries."


Theo Ratliff returns home for annual youth basketball camp - The Demopolis Times

Ward said there are 10 volunteers per gym to keep the basketball camp running smoothly because of the large number of kids participating in the camp. Past years have seen 300 students take part in the camp, but Ward suspects that this year will be larger since other counties have shown interest in b


Monroe County mother charged in death of infant

EXCEL, Ala. (WKRG) - A Monroe County mother is behind bars charged with murder in the death of Catalaya Kyles, according to court documents. TheMonroe Journalis reporting that the victim is 11-months-old and the child of Bonita Cunningham, 29.


Replicas of Columbus' 'Pinta' and 'Nina' to land in Demopolis, Ala.

The ships will be docked at Demopolis Yacht Basin, 130 Yacht Basin Drive, until their departure early Monday morning, June 25.


Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrests five men on separate drug trafficking, car theft charges

Four unrelated arrests have been made in recent weeks that resulted in the seizure of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, opioids, marijuana, firearms, homemade suppressors, and a stolen truck was also recovered, according to a release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.


WANTED: Mobile Police seek suspect wanted for murder

Police are looking for 19-year-old Shamar Marion Young. He is 6'0" tall, 183 pounds, brown eyes and black hair.


Man charged with attempted murder in bedroom stabbing

Court records allege Berry attacked the woman with a knife on Friday morning, "causing multiple serious injuries" in her bedroom at a home on Ashlawn Drive.Montgomery Police Department Capt. Regina Duckett said Monday that Berry and the woman knew each other.


Shooting reported at Shell Gas Station

During the investigation, witnesses told officers the victim and another black man, who appeared to be an acquaintance, were outside the gas station.


Elderly Pensacola woman left for dead after teen neighbor stabs her in neck

Her 18-year-old neighbor, Tyler Hyden Owens, was charged early Monday morning with attempted murder and home invasion-robbery for the attack.