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Longtime volunteer firefighter kidnapped from her Ala. home on July 4

CALHOUN COUNTY, Ala. — The victim of a Calhoun County kidnapping “could have been anyone,” according to Sheriff Matthew Wade. Instead, it was a woman known to most area law enforcement and emergency workers for almost three decades as a steady, steadying presence at crime scenes and accident sites.
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Alabama man arrested in Kentucky for alleged kidnapping of elderly woman, police say

A man was arrested in Kentucky Tuesday night for the alleged kidnapping of an elderly woman in Alabama, according to Kentucky State Police and authorities in Alabama. Tony Lamar White, 47, from Anniston, Ala., was detained in Richmond by highway patrol, according to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. White was wanted on charges of kidnapping and burglary, according to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office.

Calhoun County kidnapping suspect captured in Kentucky

CALHOUN COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: Tony Lamar White has been captured in Richmond, KY by Highway Patrol Officers, according to a Facebook post from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. Details of the arrest are not yet known. ORIGINAL: Kidnapping suspect wanted in Calhoun County. A suspect is wanted in connection to a kidnapping attempt […]

Traffic stop leads to crack, meth, ecstasy bust in Telfair County

TELFAIR COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- Telfair County deputies say they arrested a man early Wednesday morning for drugs during a traffic stop. The sheriff's office said deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in McRae-Helena for faulty equipment. Deputies found crack cocaine, methamphetamine, ecstasy pills, and powder on one...

Man accused of kidnapping 75-year-old Alabama woman, duct taping her in closet

CALHOUN COUNTY, Ala. (TCD) -- A man suspected of kidnapping an elderly woman outside her home was located in Kentucky and taken into custody. According to, on July 4, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 1:30 p.m. to report 75-year-old Betty Cobb missing after her family went to her home but could not locate her. A large search comprising "multiple teams from multiple agencies" immediately began for Cobb and the suspect, Tony Lamar White.

Calhoun County: Kidnapping/Robbery Suspect Now in Custody

The Anniston man charged with abducting a 75 year old woman in Calhoun County is now behind bars after being captured late yesterday (Tuesday, July 5th) in Kentucky. Tony Lamar White, 47, was arrested by State Police in Richmond – following a launch of a massive manhunt on Monday.

Fitness with a twist in Anniston

ANNISTON, Ala. (WBRC) - You cannot get this workout class at just any gym. An Anniston studio is bringing on the burn with a little bounce. “Oh my gosh we laugh, we have a great time here,” Instructor Caroline Barker said. You’ll drop. “They’re like I’m attached to...

New job, Same Passion for Pleasant Valley Coach

Jacksonville, AL – PV’s Hood takes teaching job at Calhoun County Career Tech, but will coach Pleasant Valley’s cross country and boys basketball teams By Al Muskewitz Brad Hood is moving into a new teaching position within the county come the new school year, but it won’t impact his coaching standing at Pleasant Valley High School. […]

Annual Dance Awards Ceremony and Performances in Jacksonville

Jacksonville, AL –Alabama Christian Dance Theatre Studio will host the ALL STARS/IDA Performances at 650 Mountain Ave NW, Jacksonville, AL 36265 on Tuesday July 12th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ACDT annual IDA awards ceremony and performances. Held at the Jacksonville Train Depot. Alabama Christian Dance Theater Studio provides dance education in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop, and character styles.

FM Revival Live at Coldwater Mountain Brewpub in Anniston

Anniston, AL – This event will be on Saturday, July 16, 2022 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. FM Revival will be performing at the Peerless Saloon & Grille. They will perform for three and half hours. Join FM Revival for their debut show at Coldwater Mountain Brewpub at 1208 Walnut Ave, Anniston, AL 36201. Want to more about FM Revival? Do you enjoy music from the 80s, 90s, and 2000s? Do you enjoy high energy bands and colorful lights? Then join them by the stage as they rock you through 3 decades of anthems that will keep you moving all night.

Feed Our Friends Held in Anniston

Anniston, AL – Monday, July 11, 2022 10:00 am – 11:00 am. Event by Anniston Museums and Gardens. The Anniston Museum of Natural History is home to a variety of animal ambassadors. Join their education team every Monday this summer to feed and greet several of our residents up close. All proceeds go toward the care and enrichment of their animal ambassadors. Feed Our Friends is $2 per feeding. This program is available on a first come, first served basis and will end when animals are full. Home to the Anniston Museum of Natural History, Berman Museum, and Longleaf Botanical Gardens, a wide array of worldly artifacts and wild creatures awaits. Visiting AM&G allows you to Explore Your World without needing a passport!