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Drinking water contaminated!


A new urgent care facility will be replacing an area hospital’s emergency room. A new medical facility is in the works to treat local prisoners, and a potentially dangerous chemical compound has been found in a municipal water system. It’s going to be rainy this weekend. Local track standout has chosen to further her career […]

Shoppers, start your carts. Tax-free weekend is upon us in Alabama.

Tax holiday

Shoppers, start your carts. Tax-free weekend for school supplies is coming to Alabama. A local sports stadium will sport a new name this fall, and a statewide volunteer contest comes to East Alabama. More wet weather is in the forecast and the North/South All-Star games continue. https://youtu.be/yuIKecwqLvs  

JSU is getting a 41 million dollar project starting today.

Randy Owens Center

Plans are being made to expand mental health care throughout the area. Local first responders are offering free life-saving classes, and gardeners will get a chance this week to show off their tomatoes. A cooler and wetter forecast. North and south all-star game has two stand out players. https://youtu.be/s8vngsi00mw

Cleburne County Sheriff’s office has a new deputy, who needs obedience training.

Deputy Opie

First responders brought the heat this weekend to help out some local volunteer firefighters. A leadership conference comes to town this week, and a local sheriff’s office is raising money to send its newest deputy to obedience school. Hot and possibly wet this week. A local baseball star hits the big time right out of […]

$10,000 reward for information on missing guns from CMP


Guns are missing from a local marksmanship program, and the Army is offering a reward to get them back. A local park joins a statewide trail dedicated to birdwatching, and first responders are turning up the heat in the kitchen. It’s going to be sunny and hot for the weekend and one local state champion […]

A mural is being painted to celebrate a town’s history.


The newly appointed principal of a local high school says training for high-tech jobs is moving to the head of the class. A local development project receives a state grant, and a mural is being painted to celebrate a town’s history. Nice and hot for the weekend and a volleyball play date was today in […]

Robbery suspect facing an attempted robbery charge in Gadsden.


Work has begun to bring an old park back to life. An area high school gets a new principal, and local readers are invited to an adventurous party later this week. Hot and sunny is in the forecast for East Alabama. Local teams playing in 7 on 7 in Gadsden. https://youtu.be/24WZE3kwrMQ

Single-vehicle crash takes life of Lincoln man.

Traffic fatality

An Interstate accident cost the life of an area man Monday afternoon. Area students will be getting two free meals a day in the fall, and a federal grant brings a new science program one step closer to reality. A break from the heat and humidity. FCA Camp hosts 7 on 7.

Temporary restraining order against Legend Windows LLC

More work has been completed on the bike and pedestrian trail that will become the longest of its kind in the U.S. A window company has been shut down on allegations of fraud, and fans of flying mammals will get a big treat next month. Another blistering week, the complete weather forecast is right here. […]

Three Ranburne residents arrested and charged with several drug offenses.

Drug arrests

A fight between two area men leads to attempted murder charges being filed Tuesday. A downed power line snarls traffic for hours at a busy intersection, and plans are revealed to clean up a major pollution site. Possible rain chances for the 4th, and Choccolocco Park and Oxford Lake have been busy, but things are […]