Happening Now

Three officers were honored today that were killed in the line of duty this year.

Fallen Officers

A ceremony was held in East Alabama this morning honoring police officers killed in the line of duty across the state. Good mental health was the topic of a local summit, and several local events planned for this weekend have been postponed on account of weather. Wet weather is ahead but nicer starting Sunday morning. […]

Ninth Annual Alabama Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony Honors Fallen Officers in Anniston

Memorial

Anniston, AL – The Ninth Annual Alabama Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony was held today at Centennial Memorial Park in Anniston, honoring the brave officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. The ceremony commenced with an invocation by Reverend Grinstead, followed by Calhoun County Circuit Clerk Kim McCarson recognizing distinguished guests. […]

Gadsden Police Seek Public Assistance in Death Investigation

Gadsden Police Department Seeking Information in Death Investigation

Gadsden, AL – The Gadsden Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in an ongoing death investigation and is requesting any information that may aid in resolving the case. On Thursday, May 16, 2024, officers responded to a report of a possible deceased person in the 2300 block of Forrest Avenue. Upon arrival, they discovered […]

Weaver Public Works Awarded Silver Shovel for Fourth Consecutive Year

Silver Shovel

Weaver, AL – In recognition of a flawless year with no damages to gas pipelines, Spire is honoring several Alabama municipalities with their annual Silver Shovel award, a recognition created in 2019 to thank local governments for putting a strong focus on safety. “These municipalities made the decision to put safety first for each and every […]

Cub Trio Signs

Cub trio signs

Alexandria, AL – Alexandria’s Thompson, Dickerson and Folsom add to big year of signings for Alexandria High School athletes. By Joe Medley It’s been quite a school year for memorabilia tables in the Larry R. Ginn Gymnasium lobby and and signing stations stretching across the playing floor, and three more had their day Friday. Baseball […]

Bear Sighting Alert Issued by Oxford Police Department

Bear Sighting

Oxford, AL – On Thursday, the Oxford Police Department issued an alert through Chief Bill Partridge’s Facebook page regarding a bear sighting in the Oxford area. The alert noted that the bear was seen, “Moments ago in the city, entering the woods off of Bruce Street and heading towards Recreation Drive”. Residents are advised to […]

Alexandria Champions Walk

Samuel Henegar (holding trophy) and designated hitter Eli Barnes lead the way near the end of Friday’s champions’ walk honoring the Alexandria baseball and girls’ golf teams on Friday.

Alexandria, AL  – Alexandria honors its state-championship baseball, girls’ golf teams with trophy walk following academic awards.   Alexandria’s newly minted state championship baseball and girls’ golf teams will soon have a “ball on the wall” in Larry R. Ginn Gymnasium, but they they took their walk of champions Friday. As Queen’s “We Are The […]

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office Apprehends Fugitive Alexander Morgan

Calhoun County Locate Fugitive Thanks to Anonymous Tip

Calhoun County, AL – After a period of pursuit, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office successfully located and apprehended fugitive Alexander Morgan. Morgan, a male individual, was sought for various charges including Probation violation for unlawful possession of a controlled substance and three warrants for failure to appear. The breakthrough in Morgan’s case came when Central […]

State Softball

State Softball

Alexandria falls one game short of Class 5A finals. Piedmont, Pleasant Valley each goes 1-2 as Bulldogs complete fourth consecutive state-tourney run and Raiders complete their fifth in seven years. Alexandria coach Brian Hess talks to the Valley Cubs after their 4-1 loss to Jasper in Thursday’s Class 5A elimination game of the state tournament […]

Jacksonville to Hosts Free Trivia Night

trivia Night

Jacksonville AL – The Jacksonville Parks & Recreation and the City of Jacksonville, Alabama, are excited to announce a fun-filled trivia night at the Jacksonville Community Center on May 24th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event, located at 501 A Alexandria Road SW, is open to the public and promises an evening of […]