Butler County, ALGadsden Times

Nine children among 10 killed in 'horrific' crash in Butler County; NTSB investigating

A fiery wreck on Interstate 65 during Saturday's storms killed at least 10 people, including nine children, about an hour south of Montgomery. Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch confirmed that one of its vehicles was involved in the crash. The program is part of the Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches, a Christian nonprofit that provides homes for needy, neglected or abused school-age children.
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Fayette Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Fayette: Saturday, June 19: Showers And Thunderstorms; Sunday, June 20: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Monday, June 21: Showers and thunderstorms likely during
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Alabama Statewbrc.com

West Virginia serial killer moved to low security federal prison in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A female serial killer who was convicted and sentenced to seven consecutive life terms is being transferred from West Virginia to a low security prison in Alabama. WDTV-TV in Clarksburg, West Virginia, reports Reta Mays was transported to Federal Correctional Institution, Aliceville, or FCI Aliceville, which...
Lowndes County, MSwcbi.com

BRAC not a worry for Columbus Air Force Base

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Columbus Air Force Base has been in the Lowndes County community since 1941 and it will remain open. Thousands of airmen have trained at the base for every military conflict since World War II. Base Realignment and Closure or BRAC has always been a concern since...
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Fayette news wrap: What’s trending

(FAYETTE, AL) What’s going on in Fayette? Here’s a roundup of the top stories in the area today. Pulled from contributors around the region, here’s a glimpse of what’s going on nearby. For more stories from the Fayette area, click here.
Alabama Statewcbi.com

Alabama unemployment numbers fall as jobs open up

ALABAMA (WCBI) – Alabama’s unemployment numbers continue to fall. May’s rate is 3.4 percent. That is a decline from April’s 3.6 percent. You can see May 2020’s unemployment rate was double this year’s figure. Right now, just over 75,000 Alabamians are without a job. The leisure and hospitality sector of...
Walker County, ALDaily Mountain Eagle Online

Local Boys State delegation meets for orientation

The Walker County delegates to the 2021 session of American Legion Alabama Boys State attended an orientation at Bevill State Community College on the Jasper Campus on Thursday night. Eleven delegates from schools within Walker County are selected to go this year, including three who could not attend last year...
Fayette, ALmytrpaper.com

High-speed internet coming to Fayette

A historic event occurred at the Fayette Civic Center on Friday, June 11, an event that will transform how many people in the area will be able to transact business and school-work in the near-future. Tombigbee Electric announced a partnership with Alabama Power that will bring affordable, high-speed internet to the area through Tombigbee’s subsidiary company, freedom FIBER. Fayette Mayor Rod Northam opened the event by proclaiming, “This is a big day for not only the City of Fayette, but also for Fayette County.”
Fayette County, ALmytrpaper.com

Harris retires; Hynds new coach at Hubbertville

A football coaching legend has retired in the Hubbertville community. Lamar Harris decided earlier this month that the time had arrived for him to hang up his headphones and turn the football coaching duties at Hubbertville over to someone else. The decision was not easy, but Harris said after coaching the Lions for 44 years, it was time to step away from his coaching duties. “The timing was right,” Harris said. “I’ve had a wonderful career. If I had to start all over, I wouldn’t have done it any other way.”