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Double Traffic Fatality on US 431 in Calhoun County

ALEA Traffic Fatality

Calhoun County, AL – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Jacksonville Post issued a press release advising that two drivers were killed in a head on collision. Clarence Williams, 58, of Gadsden was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado and Phillip S. Palka, 46, of Gadsden was driving a 2005 Dodge Ram. As he was traveling […]

Piedmont Police Chief Nathan Johnson Announces Major Drug Bust

Piedmont Trafficking Arrest

Piedmont, AL – Piedmont Police Chief Nathan Johnson announced a significant drug-related arrest made by the Piedmont Police Department on February 21, 2024. The suspect, identified as Preston Eugene Keller, age 41 of Piedmont, was taken into custody following a traffic stop that uncovered a substantial amount of illicit substances and prohibited items. According to Chief […]

Jacksonville City Council Meeting February, 26, 2024

Jacksonville City Council Meeting

Jacksonville, AL –The Jacksonville City Council held a regularly scheduled work session and city council meeting on February 26th, 2024.   Call to order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call. Tony Taylor – Present Sherry Laster – Present Coty Galloway – Present Andy Green – Present Terry Wilson – Present Proclamation – None Work Session […]

Tragic Single-Vehicle Crash Claims Life of Munford Man

Traffic Fatality

Clay County, AL – An incident unfolded on Monday, February 26, at approximately 4:28 p.m., when a single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Munford resident. Christopher A. Gortney, 39, suffered fatal injuries as the 2007 Chevrolet Suburban he was driving left the roadway and overturned. The crash site is located on Clay County 7 near […]

Explosive Incident Outside Alabama Attorney General’s Office Prompts Urgent Investigation

ALEA launches investigation after explosive device detonated outside AG office

Montgomery, AL – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall confirmed that an explosive device was detonated outside the Alabama Attorney General’s Office building in Montgomery. Attorney General Marshall stated, “In the early hours of Saturday, February 24, an explosive device was detonated outside of the Alabama Attorney General’s Office building in Montgomery. Thankfully, no staff or personnel were […]

Early Totals Show Successful Day of Giving at Jacksonville State University

Successful Day of Giving

Jacksonville, AL – The annual Day of Giving at Jacksonville State University (JSU) on February 22nd witnessed an overwhelming response from alumni and friends. Early totals, specifically from online gifts, reveal an impressive sum of $32,631 collected over the 24-hour fundraising event, nearly tripling last year’s online contributions. The Office for Philanthropy expresses heartfelt gratitude […]

Calhoun County Makers Market Returns with Unique Handcrafted Delights

Calhoun Count Makers Market

Anniston, Alabama – The Calhoun County Makers Market is set to return for its second market on Sunday, March 3rd, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Hosted by the Calhoun County Makers Market, this event promises an enriching experience for those seeking one-of-a-kind, handmade treasures. The market will be held at the First Christian Church of […]