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Local doctor owes bank thousands of dollars after failing to pay on loans for facility
We've now learned Lloyd-Turney was sued byWells Fargo Bank, for unpaid loans she took out for Restore Care Incorporated. She owes $648,553.84.
Decatur police charge two employees with stealing merchandise from store
A manager at Walmart, 2800 Spring Avenue S.W., reported April 30 that two store employees had stolen general merchandise the previous day, police said. During the investigation, Lamario Thomas, 21, and Jamarkus King, 20, were developed as the primary suspects after a review of video surveillance, ac
Court fees, restitution put people in dire straits after moving through criminal justice system researchers, lawyers say
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Just because a person pays their debts to society doesn’t mean they’re free. Most of the time, the money they owe in court fees, attorney’s fees and perhaps bail puts them, or their families, in financial jail. Unfortunately, this puts them in a civil situation after they move on
Crash snarls traffic west of Athens
First-responders are on the scene of a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 72, just west of Athens.The crash has caused significant traffic delays in the area. Motorists should avoid the area if possible until the wreck is cleared.
Stone, Fayetteville native, new head coach at Wesleyan
Mayfield announced he is handing the keys to the men’s basketball program at Tennessee Wesleyan University over to associate head coach Ray Stone, Jr., a Fayetteville native.
Anti-hunger campaign adds food truck
Angela Cardwell, the director of the district’s nutrition department, said she and her team are excited to bring fresh, nutritious and delicious food to those in town who need it for the third year in a row.
Local doctor being sued for the wrongful death of two former patients
In the firstwrongful death lawsuit, it names Lloyd-Turney, Restore Care, and Choice Medicine in the lawsuit. It says the deceased, John Okoye, suffered from mental retardation, severe autism, and a seizure disorder.
Hazel Green baseball win first state championship in program history
"It was a great battle. I was proud of my guys who always find a way to win big games," Hazel Green first-year coach Frankie Perez said. "They closed it the way we know how with nail-biters and Tyler Duskin making big pitches. We're very excited. I told the guys that this is a bond that will never b
MidCity Huntsville welcomes two new restaurants
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Two celebrity-driven restaurants and one local coffee shop will expand their businesses to MidCity Huntsville. The coffee shop will open in June, while the two eateries are set for 2019 – according to our news partner, AL.com.
Neighbors react after woman shot at business
This all happened at McWhorter’s Cabinets on County Road 87, which WAAY 31 has learned is owned by former Lawrence County Sheriff's Office employee, Tim McWhorter.
BREAKING: Incident at Elkmont High School quickly contained
Phillip Wayne Holladay, 19, of 3390 Charity Lane, is not a student at the school and was there to pick up a friend, according to Elkmont Principal Bill Tribble.
Ardmore man charged with 1st-degree rape
John Anthony Pressnell, 35, of 24964 Seventh Ave., was charged Wednesday with first-degree rape (strong arm), the release said.
Teenager injured in late night wreck
A late night wreck shut down part of Winchester Road on Thursday.A driver in his mid-teens was heading east along Winchester near Oscar Patterson Road when his car left the roadway around 11:15 p.m.The car ended up hitting a drainage ditch and flipped onto its roof on the side of the road.The Madiso
What we know about the suspect in the TX school shooting
Sub with 'lust for life,' Pakistani girl among Texas victimsSANTA FE, Texas (AP) - A substitute teacher who relatives say had a…24 minutes ago
Tractor-tractor accident causes traffic issues
Firefighters said the eastern portion of Veterans Drive, near the intersection of Smith Street, was closed to traffic at 7:18 a.m. until the truck was removed sometime after 2 p.m.
Total Archery Challenge in Tennessee - Day 1
The crew atTotal Archery Challenge(TAC) has expanded their program for 2018 with a new event in Belvidere, TN. It’s the first time for the event to be held in the south, and since it’s right here in my home state, I decided to pack the truck and head over with my two boys to see what all the fuss is
Margaritaville Hotel coming to Town Madison development
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A new Margaritaville Hotel is coming to Town Madison, according to the company behind the mixed-use development. The hotel is slated to be located next to the baseball stadium over the center field wall. The 150-room full-service hotel will boast several signature food and beverag
Hatchett Insurance Leads Franklin County Charity Drive to Provide Development Programs for Young People in the Region
Nelson Hatchett, CEO and founder of Tennessee-based Hatchett Insurance, is announcing the launch of a charity initiative aimed at providing development opportunities for young people in the Winchester area. Funds raised from the campaign will be forwarded to the Rain Teen Center to help purchase cri
Decatur woman charged with stealing clothing from Victoria's Secret
An employee at Victoria’s Secret on Beltline Road reported to police on March 5 that Dearea Tucker entered the store, stole more than $500 in clothing and left without paying, according to police. Tucker was identified in a photo lineup by an employee, police said.
Decatur police charge store employee with theft
An officer responded Wednesday to a theft at Academy Sports and Outdoors on Wimberly Drive and discovered the theft involved an employee who was at the scene, police said. Store management and loss prevention personnel told detectives that an employee, Courtney Elise Brown, was involved in multiple