Calhoun County sheriff’s deputy involved in dog shooting
CALHOUN COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents to leash their dogs or keep them inside after a deputy had to shoot a dog that bit him. Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade says being irresponsible and not leashing your dog could lead to someone...
Combat Opioid Epidemic: Join the Opioid Round Table Event in Calhoun County
Calhoun County, AL — The Agency for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) is inviting residents of Calhoun County and beyond to participate in a crucial event aimed at addressing the ongoing opioid epidemic. The Opioid Round Table, scheduled for Tuesday, March 5th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, promises an insightful and engaging virtual discussion featuring […]
Pedestrian struck, killed in Calhoun County
TRUSSVILLE — A single-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian that occurred at approximately 6:24 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, has claimed the life of a Heflin man, according to Senior Trooper Brandon Bailey of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. “The pedestrian, Johnathan S. Smith, 42, was fatally injured when he was...
JSU’s Cold Case Program Assists Local Law Enforcement, Provides Closure for Alabama Families
Brent Thomas, a retired Alabama Bureau of Investigation (ABI) investigator, is currently employed part-time at the JSU Center for Applied Forensics (CFAF). His role involves assisting local law enforcement with cold case investigations and officer-involved shootings. Thomas, a JSU graduate and former Alabama State Trooper, joined the ABI in 2003 and retired in 2016.
Piedmont Senior Got the T-shirt
Piedmont, AL – McClane Mohon becomes the latest of three brothers to parlay accomplishments at Piedmont into chance to play college baseball, hopes to ‘earn’ his uniform at Snead State. By Joe Medley McClane Mohon has been to Snead State Community College, just signed to play baseball there and will get the T-shirt. He plans on […]
Today the gas price is close to $3.15 in Piedmont as of 2024-03-01. Find the available 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 Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Piedmont Police Chief Nathan Johnson Announces Major Drug Bust
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 […]
Piedmont’s Smith blanks White Plains in softball opener
WHITE PLAINS – Savannah Smith tossed a complete game 3-hit shutout on 104 pitches with nine strikeouts. She also walked, scored a run and drove in another in Piedmont’s 4-0 softball season-opening win at White Plains on Thursday. Ava Pope went 2-for-3 with a RBI. Carson Young doubled...
Piedmont, March 02 High School Softball🥎 Game Notice
There are 2 high school Softball🥎 games in Piedmont. The Piedmont High School softball team will have a game with Fort Payne High School on March 02, 2024, 12:50:00 CST. The Winterboro High School softball team will have a game with Piedmont High School on March 02, 2024, 15:50:00 CST.
Cherokee County Arrest Files for Friday, March 1st, 2024
FASHLEY WELLS, age 20 of Jacksonville, arrested by Cedar Bluff Police on charges of the Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree and also the Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Arrests are based upon probable cause – and all subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law....
Piedmont’s Mohon moving on up to play baseball at Snead State
PIEDMONT – Piedmont baseball coach Matt Deerman recalls McClane Mohon’s freshman year. It was early in the season and Mohon hit a popup on the infield. Mohon jogged halfway down the first base line and stopped. Deerman didn’t make a big fuss about it, but what he did...
New Children's Boutique by Gracie Accessories Now Open at Oxford Exchange
Barbara Momern, the proprietor of Gracie Accessories, has launched a new boutique at 230 Oxford Exchange. The shop specializes in children's hair accessories, clothing, and more, and was opened on February 29, 2024. Momern expressed her excitement about joining the Oxford community and her aim to offer reasonably priced items for parents and grandparents.
2 dead after head-on collision in Calhoun County
A two-vehicle crash that occurred Monday night in Calhoun County left two people dead.
🚧 Traffic Alert: Lane Blockage on Herman Nelson Highway, Hokes Bluff, AL
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Local commuters are advised to exercise caution when traveling through the vicinity of 4173 Herman Nelson Highway in Hokes Bluff, due to a reported accident resulting in lane blockage. The exact details of the incident are currently unknown, but motorists are encouraged to seek alternative routes or allow for extra travel time to account for potential delays. The authorities are working to manage the traffic impact and clear the lanes as soon as possible. We will provide more updates as information becomes available.
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...
US Cops Documentary Series Featuring Oxford Police Department Ep 7
Oxford, AL –FIRST RESPONDERS, a recently launched YouTube channel focused on honoring the relentless and dedicated first responders across the United States. Managed by an innovative German production company, this documentary platform is dedicated to transforming the global perspective on the exceptional efforts of these outstanding individuals. FIRST RESPONDERS seeks to draw worldwide attention to […]
🚨 Traffic Alert: Police Activity on Industrial Drive Ext, Blue Pond, Oxford
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Local residents and commuters are advised to exercise caution on Industrial Drive Extension in Blue Pond, Oxford, AL. Currently, there is police activity obstructing the right shoulder of the thoroughfare. For safety and to avoid delays, travelers are encouraged to remain alert while passing through this area. Authorities are on the scene, but the impact on traffic flow is ongoing. It is recommended to seek alternate routes if possible to minimize congestion and ensure smooth travel.
Anniston Gears Up for the Third Annual McClellan Madness Endurance Run
Anniston, AL — Ready to lace up your running shoes and embrace the challenge of an endurance run? Look no further than the Third Annual McClellan Madness Endurance Run, set to take place on Saturday, March 9th, at 6:00 am. Hosted by the McClellan Development Authority, this event promises an exhilarating experience for both seasoned […]
Flood Advisory in Effect Through this Afternoon
FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1:15 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON. Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. A portion of central Alabama, including the following counties, Calhoun, Cherokee, Etowah and St. Clair. * WHEN. Until 1:15 PM CST. * IMPACTS. Minor flooding in low-lying and poor...