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Columbia fires suspended police chief

Columbia's Town Council fired its police chief, Shad Floyd, Monday in a council meeting immediately following a termination hearing. According to Columbia Mayor Rhonda Freeman, she and all council members voted unanimously to terminate Floyd. Floyd has been suspended without pay since Nov. 2, after

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-21 21:38:00

Canfor announces $28 million expansion

MOULTRIE - Canfor Southern Pine announced today that it will make a $28 million expansion to its Moultrie facility. Formerly Beadles Lumber Co., Canfor, a Canadian-based firm, purchased 50 percent of the Beadles operation in Moultrie and Thomasville in 2014 and now owns 100 percent. Cantor chose Mou

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-20 21:14:00

WTVY Peanut Festival winners claim prizes

(WTVY) - WTVY's National Peanut Festival raffle winners have been announced. Two winners have already claimed their prize. The WTVY prize wheel gives you a chance to win one of a variety of free prizes! Daniel Adams from Cottondale, Florida came by the WTVY Studios Monday with his family to pick up

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-21 01:52:00

Headland PD growing beards for a cause

HEADLAND, Ala. (WTVY) --- The Headland Police Department is participating in a Holiday Beard Challenge to raise money for the Child Advocacy Center. It will run through December 31. All officers participating will donate $20 as a "buy in" fee, and the officers will then collect donations throughout

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-22 01:49:00

Abbeville's Holden Dunlap to perform with Camp Broadway in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Holden Dunlap started performing when he was 5. "He was extremely outgoing and he said the funniest thing the first time he was on stage - he said it felt like gold was pumping through his veins," Holden's mother, Amber Dunlap, said. "I have terrible stage fright so it was the strangest thing." At 1

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-20 17:21:00

Don't feel like cooking? Many restaurants will be open Thanksgiving Day

DOTHAN -- (WTVY) Here's a look at some restaurants open November 23rd in Dothan. Some places do require reservations for Thanksgiving Day. - Cracker Barrel Cracker Barrel will be open from 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Thanksgiving dinner for adults will be $12.99 ($7.99 for children); to-go meals are $67.99 and

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-22 06:43:00

Dale County School Board files lawsuit

DALE COUNTY -- (WTVY) The Dale County School Board is suing the Alabama Department of Education, the Dale County Revenue Commissioner and 2 city school boards. Officials filed the civil suit after they were directed to include Enterprise and Dothan City Boards of Education in their school tax distri

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-22 06:50:00

David Cassidy, '70s teen heartthrob, dies at age 67

(CNN) - David Cassidy, who came to fame as a '70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on "The Partridge Family," has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. He was 67. The singer-actor had recently been admitted to the intensive care unit of a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, area hospital. Cassidy was

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-11-22 02:49:18

Frankfort man arrested for trafficking

Following a traffic stop at the intersection of Veterans Boulevard and the Eastern Bypass, Richmond Police stopped a vehicle after allegedly witnessing it run a Lancaster Avenue red light and failing to maintain its lane Friday night. The driver, John W. Greene, 48, of Frankfort, appeared to be unde

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-20 23:33:00

Marijuana Task Force meets for the first time in Frankfort

Currently, 23 states now allow medical consumption of marijuana and four states allow recreational use. LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A task force, aimed at legalizing medical marijuana in the Commonwealth met for the first time in Frankfort on Tuesday. The task force is led by Secretary of State Alison

WAVE 3 - 2017-11-22 01:58:53

Arrests after purse, wallet and phone stolen in Frankfort parking lot

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - A woman who stopped for a bite to eat in Frankfort ended up losing her purse, wallet and phone. Frankfort police say the woman went into the Burger King on Hudson Hollow Road just before 6 p.m. Saturday and left her purse in her car. She called police to say it had been stole

WTVQ - 2017-11-20 14:58:37

"Cram The Cruiser" program kicks off around Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police will start accepting donations for its annual "Cram The Cruiser" holiday food drive on Wednesday. The food drive is aimed at providing non-perishable food items for families in need throughout Kentucky. It will last through Dec. 11. You can donate your

WKYT 27 - 2017-11-22 06:22:00

'Repulsive.' Bevin renews call for House members in harassment scandal to resign

Gov. Matt Bevin is not satisfied with the repercussions for the four Republican Representatives who secretly settled a sexual harassment claim made by a member of their staff. In an interview with Terry Meiners of WHAS on Tuesday, Bevin said it's not enough that the representatives step down from

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-11-21 23:50:00

Task force discusses legalization of medical marijuana in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. - State officials met Tuesday in hopes to legalize medical marijuana here in Kentucky. A task force lead by Kentucky's Secretary Of State Alison Lundergan Grimes met in Frankfort Tuesday afternoon to explore the possibilities. Grimes acknowledged that she doesn't have the power to pro

FOXLEXINGTON.COM - 2017-11-21 23:00:04

Kentucky Hosts Morehead State for Thanks4Giving Game

University of Kentucky Media Release LEXINGTON, Ky. - Fresh off an impressive 2-0 road trip with wins over Montana and Washington State, the No. 22 University of Kentucky women's basketball team returns to Lexington and will play host to Morehead State on Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET inside Memorial Coli

THEANDERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 04:02:00

Don't forget to be thankful for God's love, too

The holiday season is rapidly approaching. Thanksgiving is here, and then comes Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and it is a mad dash to the Christmas holiday. Copyright 2017 The Anderson News is your source for local news, sports, events, and information in Lawrenceburg, KY and the surrounding area.

THEANDERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 14:00:00

UTM hosts second annual special needs prom

MARTIN - Prom season is usually associated with spring, but a group of students in the area around UT Martin attended one this past weekend. UTM's Duncan Ballroom in the Boling University Center was the site of the second annual special needs prom, hosted by the school's Non-Traditional Students Ass

JACKSON SUN - 2017-11-21 14:51:33

Haslam appoints Tidwell to serve as Circuit Court judge for Rutherford and Cannon counties

Subscribed, but don't have a login? General Sessions Court Judge Barry Tidwell will succeed the late Circuit Court Judge Keith Siskin, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tuesday. "We are pleased to have someone of Barry Tidwell's experience to take on this important position after the tragic loss of Judge

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 20:29:00

Alissa Parrish honored by UTM

Paris resident Alissa Parrish was honored at an event held in the Hardy M. Graham Stadium Champions Club at the University of Tennessee at Martin. During UTM's annual promotion, tenure and faculty awards recognition dinner on Oct. 19, Parrish was named a Ray and Wilma Smith Faculty Development Endow

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2017-11-20 14:57:00

Santa's Village to celebrate 33rd season December 7-10

A youngster reaches out to a reindeer on display at last year's Santa's Village. Christmas is coming soon and that means Santa's Village is too. The 33rd annual event is scheduled for December 7 & 8 from 6-9 p.m.; December 9 from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. and December 10 from 1-5 p.m. at the Ned McWherter Agr

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 08:00:00