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🚧 Traffic Alert: Lane Blockage Due to Crash in Southtown, Guntersville, AL 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Local authorities have reported a collision resulting in lane blockage at 780 Henry Street in Southtown, Guntersville, AL. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when traveling through this area. Delays are expected as the situation is being resolved. Please consider alternative routes if possible to avoid congestion and ensure safety. The latest updates will be provided as they become available.
Central Alabama counties hit with flooding as rain moves through state
Multiple areas of central Alabama experienced flooding Friday morning as rain moved through the state. Law enforcement agencies in Blount County, Cherokee County, and Jefferson County reported impacted areas. Areas in Blount County included as of 11:00 a.m. were Fall Branch Road, between Pine Mountain Cir and Mize Rd. in...
Officials concerned about illegal immigrants arrested in Alabama child exploitation sting
Among the five men arrested this week in an undercover child exploitation sting, two were illegal immigrants, officials said. The Albertville Police Department, in conjunction with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, arrested the five men who are each being held on a bond of $1 million.
Marshall County Drug Task Force announces two arrests
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Marshall County Drug Task Force announced two arrests on Tuesday. Jacob Manyard, 37, was arrested on February 14 following a traffic stop for an improper turn. During the stop, agents said they found more than a quarter pound of meth. Manyward is facing a drug trafficking charge.
The Vagabond – Fire engine races in downtown Gadsden
In June of 1897, the Gadsden Fire Department was so busy promoting a steamboat excursion that it declined an invitation to attend the North Alabama and North Georgia Firemen’s Association’s convention. Gadsden did attend the 1898 convention, however, joining the cities of Anniston and Talladega in Alabama and Rome, Dalton, Cartersville and Cedartown in Georgia.
Albertville pawn shop owner pleads guilty to state, federal charges
ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - An Albertville pawn shop owner pleaded guilty to state and federal charges, court documents show. Joe Cephus Campbell III, the owner of Joe’s Pawn Shop, pleaded guilty in Feb. 2024 to receiving stolen property and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Campbell...
Savor the Flavors: Top 4 Seafood Restaurants in Guntersville
This article presents a guide to four exceptional seafood restaurants in Guntersville. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
3 arrested on drug charges in Etowah County
Three people were arrested on drugs charges in Etowah County this week.
Illegal immigrants among five arrested in Albertville undercover child exploitation operation
The Albertville Police Department, in conjunction with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, arrested five men in an undercover child exploitation sting, each being held on a bond of $1 million. Local law enforcement officials confirmed to Yellowhammer News that at least two...
Sylvania High football hires Tanner Nelson as new head coach, former Collinsville coordinator
Sylvania High football has named Tanner Nelson its next football coach, the school and Nelson confirmed on Friday. "We are very excited to have Coach Nelson on our staff. We looking forward to beginning this new chapter for Sylvania Football," principal Heath Kirby said in a statement. Nelson comes to the Rams after...
Alabama under a flood advisory Friday afternoon
On Friday at 10:15 a.m. a flood advisory was issued by the National Weather Service in effect until 1:15 p.m. for Calhoun, Cherokee, Etowah and St. Clair counties. The weather service comments, "Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected." "Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage...
2 men from Gadsden killed in Calhoun County crash
A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, has claimed two lives, according to Senior Trooper Brandon Bailey of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. “Clarence Williams, 58, and Phillip S. Palka, 46, both of Gadsden, were fatally injured when the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Williams...
Exploring Gadsden's Nightlife: 4 Must-Visit Pubs
In this piece, we're exploring four exceptional pubs located in Gadsden. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Alabama woman jailed for chemically endangering fetus but wasn’t pregnant settles lawsuit
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A woman who was arrested on false allegations in 2022 recently reached a settlement in a lawsuit against the Etowah County Sherriff’s Office. Stacy Freeman was arrested after her child told DHR she was abusing drugs while pregnant, according to her attorney. The Etowah county sheriff’s office responded and eventually charged her with chemical endangerment of a fetus.
GRMC hosting Jars of Love Peanut Butter Drive
Gadsden Regional Medical Center is inviting community members to join the hospital’s efforts to fight hunger by participating in the second annual Jars of Love Peanut Butter Drive benefiting the Etowah Community Food Bank. Peanut butter is a sought-after item for food banks because of its high nutritional value...
Sardis baseball uses big bats and dominant pitching to win third straight Etowah County tournament
Sardis baseball took home its third straight Etowah county baseball tournament with a big win over Glencoe on Thursday. The Lions took home a 20-0 triumph over the Yellow Jackets in the finale of the tournament. Southside beat host Hokes Bluff 7-3 in the third place game while Gaston beat West End 10-5 in the fifth place game. ...
'A dream come true:' What Guntersville boys basketball thought of Final Four season
BIRMINGHAM − Guntersville boys basketball had a historic season, even though the AHSAA Final Four game didn't go their way. The Wildcats battled back late in the fourth quarter but ultimately fell 75-70 to Vigor late on Wednesday at Legacy Arena. It was a game that only got out of hand once before the Wildcats stormed back late. The game ended with the Wildcats making 5 of their last 7 and Vigor making their last 5...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.86 and $3.09 in Arab as of 2024-03-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Two-Vehicle Accident in Etowah County on Wednesday
A two-vehicle accident in neighboring Etowah County, sent one person to the hospital for treatment, while the second vehicle sped away. The wreck occurred just before 2:50pm on I-59 outside of Gadsden – and involved a 2023 Hyundai Elantra driven by a male from Slidell, Georgia – and a Ford Explorer which immediately left the scene – after it had failed to stop and struck the Hyundai from behind. The driver of the Elantra was unhurt, however a female in the vehicle did require a visit to Riverview Regional Medical Center for treatment.