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Landowners upset over proposed highway route

Alabama District 16 Representative Kyle South posted a series of images on Facebook on Feb. 25, showing details of a proposed interstate bypass project that would widen Highways 171 and 129. The bypass would start from 171 in Fayette County and meet Highway 129 in Winfield at an intersection on Highway 118. There has been no word from the governor or the Alabama Department of Transportation regarding a date and time for a public meeting to discuss the proposal.
FAYETTE COUNTY, AL
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“Mayberry Man” feature film premiering at The Bama Theatre

Gordo native Kenneth Junkin has spent almost four decades playing the part of a dissolute town drunk. The 73-year-old dons a seersucker sport coat, a crushed straw fedora and totes a brown jug as Otis Campbell, an infamous character of “The Andy Griffith Show,” at fairs, churches and now in a feature film premiering at The Bama Theatre this Saturday, June 25.
TUSCALOOSA, AL
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New water filters installed

GUIN — New water filters were installed at the Guin water treatment plant on Monday, June 6. The new granulated articular carbon filters are designed to filter out harmful chemicals, such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl. Four new filters were installed at the plant, located on Highway 43 just beside...
GUIN, AL

Man airlifted to hospital after gas fire breaks out in Cordova

CORDOVA, Ala. (WIAT) — A man was injured after a gas fire broke out in Cordova Monday morning. According to Cordova Fire Chief Dean Harbison, the man was working with heavy equipment when the fire started around 10:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Brick Plant Road. Authorities also say that there were two explosions […]
CORDOVA, AL
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One person injured in gas explosion in Walker County

WALKER COUNTY - The Walker County Sheriff's Office confirms one person was injured Monday when a gas line exploded. Flames from the fire were described by the Sheriff's Office as 50 to 60 feet tall. "It shook the house, jerked it," said Neighbor Ronald Jean. The Cordova Fire Department was...
WALKER COUNTY, AL
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U.S. factories pop up to make medical gloves, spurred by pandemic

FAYETTE, Alabama, (Reuters) – Rising from a muddy field on the outskirts of the small town of Fayette, Alabama is a bricks-and-mortar symbol of the global COVID pandemic: A new glove factory. When completed in 2024 the complex, owned by Japan’s SHOWA Glove Co will be able to produce...
FAYETTE, AL
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