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KIA, Georgia workers brace for impact of tariffs

The long-term effects of the tariffs are still unknown, but the uncertainty leaves many with concerns. Congressman Drew Ferguson explained to News 3 the importance of the auto industry on Georgia thanks to investments of "$2.9 billion in Georgia, creating over 69,000 jobs and providing over $4.1 bil

WRBL.COM - 2018-08-15 10:29:31

'CONSIDER HIM ARMED AND DANGEROUS': West Point man wanted for murder

23-year-old Trent Murphy, of West Point, currently being sought in connection with the June 13, 2018, murder of Reggie Pearson of Valley Alabama. Police say Murphy should be considered armed and dangerous.

WRBL.COM - 2018-08-14 15:35:21

Valley student arrested after police say teen brought gun to high school

Valley police confirm with WRBL News 3 on Tuesday, August 14th, they received a report a student had a gun at Valley High School. Chief Tommy Weldon says officers located the student and a .38 caliber pistol. The student was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Other charges may be

WRBL.COM - 2018-08-16 00:37:48

Four new West Point police officers sworn in - Valley Times-News

WEST POINT — Four new police officers were sworn in Monday in front of the West Point City Council.Gary Johnson, Chris Samra, Jorge Olmonova and Quallen Perrigan were sworn in by Judge Wesley Leonard, surrounded by the full city council and a nearly-full council chamber.“I thought it was important g

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-15 00:13:52

Winning lottery ticket sold in West Point - LaGrange Daily News

The winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold at West Point Corner Store, 607 4th Ave., on Thursday, Aug. 9. The numbers are 08-09-20-23-42.

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 20:45:44

UPDATE: Auburn poilce arrest two men for carjacking a woman at gunpoint

AUBURN, Ala. (WRBL) - Two Birmingham men are facing robbery and a slew of other charges after police say they carjacked a woman and gunpoint, stole her car and led police on a chase that ended in a crash in Opelika.

WRBL.COM - 2018-08-15 19:03:27

Valley Car Dealership Owner & Another Arrested on Drug Charges - WLTZ

The agents discovered (30) Grams of Methamphetamine, (9) Ounces of Marijuana, (10) MDMA Pills, Hydrocodone Pills, Suspected LSD, Drug Paraphernalia, (15) Firearms, Over (5) Gallons of Untaxed Liquor and a Large Sum of Currency.


Auburn Tigers 'pretty close' to naming starters on offensive line

The Tigers are especially interested in what happens along the offensive line, where the sixth-year head coach has been hesitant to name anyone a starter — other than to assume left tackle Prince Tega Wanogho Jr., offensive guardMarquel Harrelland offensive guard/centerMike Hortonwill start along th

247SPORTS - 2018-08-15 20:39:41

Man accused of shooting woman three times linked to car theft, burglary at Chevron

A man accused of shooting a woman three times in front of her 3-year-old child on Forrest Road last month has been linked to the theft of a car and burglary at a Chevron station, Columbus police said Wednesday.Mario Smith, 32, of Columbus was taken into custody Monday near Wilson Apartments and held

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-08-15 16:07:00

Chambers County car lot owner one of two people arrested for Trafficking in Methamphetamine

CHAMBERS CO., Ala. (WRBL) - A Chambers County car lot owner is facing multiple drug charges, including Trafficking in Methamphetamine, after his arrest by the Chambers County Drug Task Force.


Police searching for murder suspect - Valley Times-News

WEST POINT — The West Point Police Department believes a man wanted in connection to a June murder may be in the Troup County area.According to a press release, authorities are still searching for 23-year-old Trent Murphy, one of three men sought in connection with the shooting death of Reggie Pears

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-14 16:05:34

Police reports from Aug. 15

Opelika Police Department>First-degree theft of property occurred Tuesday at Golden Cherry Motel, located at 1010 Second Avenue.Lee County Sheriff’s Office>First-degree theft of property was reported Tuesday in the 100 block of Lee Road 346 in Salem.>Two counts of possession of a controlled substanc

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-08-15 13:19:00

Police chase ends with car crash, injury, arrests; suspects ID'd

Kelvin M. Jelks, 24, and Dijimon M. Moss, 20, both of Birmingham, were arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with first-degree robbery and fleeing/attempting to elude police officers, according to the Auburn Police Division.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-08-14 22:20:00

West Point approves WellStar extension, alcohol rules - Valley Times-News

WEST POINT — The city council of West Point approved an extension for WellStar Medical Group Family Physicians and an amendment to the special event application, policy and ordinance concerning alcohol.The WellStar extension was approved unanimously by the council for two years.Last week the council

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-14 23:35:27

Miracle Riders hit the road again. This time the route is a mystery, even to the riders

The Miracle Riders will hit the road again in September for their annual ride to raise money for local programs that serve at-risk children. Since 2009, Scott’s Ride has raised more than $1 million for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Campus Children’s Hospi

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-08-15 10:38:00

Flash Flood warning issued for western Lee County

These areas include Auburn, Opelika, Notasulga, Beauregard, Auburn University, Loachapoka, Robert G. Pitts Airport, Chewacla State Park and Roxana.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-08-14 17:55:00

Parent accused of fighting two students at Arnold Middle School on 3rd day of school

The mother of the two students reportedly attacked says it was something so simple that led, to the all out brawl, on the third day of school.

WRBL.COM - 2018-08-14 22:28:33

FORSYTH SWAT STANDOFF: SWAT on scene at townhome community; 911 caller says he's being held hostage

@JasonDurdenWSBis keeping a close eye from the sky on this developing SWAT situation in Forsyth County. Law enforcement has descended on a townhome, where earlier today a man claimed he was being held hostage.pic.twitter.com/ZBSITPXBZD— Michael Seiden (@SeidenWSBTV)August 14, 2018

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-14 19:15:24

Police: 6-year-old hit by car in DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in DeKalb County.Police say the driver has remained on scene after the accident.Officials have not yet released the identity of the child or the driver.This is a breaking news story. We will be updating this s

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-14 20:26:00

Leader emerges in Auburn Tigers battle at right tackle

Nine practices into preseason camp, the Tigers may have a better idea of where players will start along the right side of the Tigers’ offensive line, where questions have followed the inexperienced lineup since the spring.