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Lowndes Arrests Nov. 9-16
Here are arrests in Lowndes County for Nov. 9-16. * Demarkeio Felder, 28 – Theft of property fourth degree, second degree assault, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, giving false name to officers. * Hiram Artis, 50 – Failure to appear, theft of property third degree, failure to appear, criminal mischief...
Rebels head to All-Star game
After completing a record-breaking season, six Lowndes Academy football players will be given one last chance to play high school football this year as they travel to Crampton Bowl to compete in the Alabama Independent Schools Association (AISA) All-Stars football game. The Rebels’ head coach Shane Moye was chosen to be a coach for the […]
Christmas puppies, kittens – Not toys to be exchanged
This Christmas, many shelter kittens and puppies will be given as precious gifts. Unfortunately, many of these animals will be surrendered back to the shelter after just a few months. Cory Rice, a volunteer with the Butler County Humane Society, said during the holiday months shelters find and rescue more strays that appear in the […]
Lowndes County Community Calendar
Check out these upcoming local events. The annual Hayneville Christmas Parade will be held on Dec. 2, with lineup at 9 a.m. and the parade at 10 a.m. Contact Magistrate Tamare N. McCord for more information. Food giveaway. Imago Dei Church at the 45 distributes food on a first-come, first-served...
Prattville's Triple Treat: The 3 Barbeque Spots You Can't Miss
This article presents a review of three top-notch barbecue spots in Prattville. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Prattville PD identify victim in August 6 homicide
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (WSFA) - The Prattville Police Department held a press conference on Tuesday giving an update to its August 6 murder investigation. Prattville police released the name of the 16-year-old victim, Kylen Smith. Investigators also stated that witnesses saw a black male wearing a black hoodie walking away from...
Prattville Christmas Parade postponed to Dec. 8 due to weather forecast
Due to the predicted inclement weather moving in later this week, the annual Christmas Parade has been rescheduled to Friday, December 8, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. The Special Events office will contact parade participants by email later today with more information. #ChristmasInPrattville.
Santa and the Grinch Skydive Spectacle at YMCA Bradford Branch
Get ready for a magical holiday event at the YMCA Bradford branch in Prattville! Santa and the Grinch will skydive down to surprise the kids. Plus, there will be giveaways, including a free roof, a $2,000 shopping spree, and a TV.
Hayneville Middle School revitalizes PTO
By Laura Hunter Lowndes County Head Start The Hayneville Middle School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) held its first meeting for the 2023-2024 school year on Sept. 12. Prior to the meeting, PTO President Jamie Stringer and Hayneville Middle Assistant Principal Amy Payton recognized the Lowndes County community partners who assisted in the organization’s revitalization during […]
Cotney at large after Hope Hull manhunt
The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office conducted a manhunt in Hope Hull Monday, searching for a man who has been camping there for several months. Officers located but were unable to capture the man who is currently wanted for crimes in Elmore and Lowndes County. Lowndes County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Nick Cognasi said officers executed a search […]
Indulge in Prattville: A Guide to 3 Must-Try Traditional American Foods
This article presents a journey through three quintessential American cuisines found in Prattville. Have you had the chance to savor any of these dishes yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Prattville Chamber to host 3rd annual nativity scavenger hunt
A hometown family nativity scavenger hunt hosted by the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce will take place Dec. 21st at 131 N Court St. in Prattville starting in the Chamber parking lot. The event starts at 6 p.m, however festivities in the parking lot start around 5 p.m. that evening. The event is for all ages, free to all, and a great way to get immersed into local businesses and the holiday spirit this season.
Briggs commits to Coastal Alabama
Lowndes Academy senior Haley Briggs secured her spot on the Coastal Alabama Community College volleyball team on Nov. 15 by signing a commitment to play with the Coyotes . Lowndes Academy volleyball coach Buna Haney said that she is happy for Briggs and expects her to thrive on the college court. “It’s a very exciting […]
The Snow Hill Institute: A Beacon of Hope in Segregated Alabama
In the small town of Burkville, Alabama, the Snow Hill Normal and Industrial Institute stands as a lasting emblem of African American determination and educational pursuit during the era of segregation. Founded in 1893 by William J. Edwards, an alumnus of the Tuskegee Institute, it began humbly in a one-room log cabin and grew to a campus of 27 buildings that, at its zenith, educated over 400 students. Recognized as a National Historic Landmark, the institute's eight original structures, including Edwards' home and the library, still stand—each a testament to a community's quest for equality and knowledge under the harsh realities of Jim Crow laws.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in prattville, AL?
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of prattville..
Lowndes County schools gear up for basketball season
Football season has come to an end and basketball season has officially kicked off for Lowndes County Public Schools. The Calhoun School: The Calhoun Tigers varsity boys team started their season on Nov. 17 with a 66-63 win against the Dallas County Hornets. The Lady Tigers also took a win over the Hornets with the […]
Alabama vs Auburn: Iron Bowl Preview, Scouting Report and Score Prediction
• Alabama football is preparing for a matchup against Auburn in the Iron Bowl before facing No. 1 Georgia in the SEC Championship Game. • Auburn is coming off a loss to New Mexico State, while Alabama had a dominant win against Chattanooga.
Booth, Alabama: A Quiet Custodian of Southern History
Nestled within the verdant landscapes of Autauga County, the unincorporated community of Booth, Alabama, stands as a silent witness to a rich tapestry of history stretching back to the early 19th century. Established with its post office in 1899, Booth's legacy is deeply interwoven with the storied past of Alabama. Its proximity to Prattville and historical landmarks, such as the Daniel Pratt Historic District, makes it an unassuming yet integral part of the Montgomery Metropolitan Statistical Area.
EastChase, Eastdale Mall closed Thursday, many stores opening early on Friday
Stores and malls are preparing for the holiday shopping season to kick off on Black Friday.
ASU dominates Tuskegee to seal Turkey Day Classic 41-3
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Alabama State was victorious in the 2023 Turkey Day Classic, as the Hornets beat Tuskegee’s Golden Tigers 41-3. WSFA 12 News is generating a recap of the game. That and highlights will be added tonight. You can also watch it live at 10 p.m. here.