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Lane closure still in effect on I-59 SB near Gadsden

GADSDEN Ala. (WBRC) - A portion of I-59 SB is closed after an accident involving a commercial vehicle early this morning. It happened around 3:15 a.m. near mile marker 185. One lane of traffic is closed as a result. Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division...
GADSDEN, AL
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Tribute Band, Sons of Bocephus at The Place Downtown in Piedmont

Piedmont, AL – On Saturday, June 2, 2022 at 8:00 pm the tribute band, Sons of Bocephus will be live at The Place Downtown. The Josie Music Awards Tribute Band of the Year will be on stage Saturday July 2nd at 8pm, tickets are on sale now at Freshtix.com, and will be on sale at the door if they don’t sale out. The Place Downtown is an outdoor venue in downtown Piedmont, Alabama. This venue is located in an old renovated historical building on Ladiga Street.
PIEDMONT, AL
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Glencoe K9 assists officer in drug investigation, arrest

ETOWAH Co., Ala. (WBRC) - A Georgia woman faces drug charges in Etowah County following an arrest and investigation, according to Sheriff Jonathan Horton. Horton said Natasha Deanna Scott, 45, of Atlanta, is charged with Drug Trafficking (Methamphetamine) and Carrying Pistol Without a Permit. On June 23, 2022 Officer Joseph...
GLENCOE, AL
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RAINSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT FREEDOM FEST PARKING/EXIT PLAN

We at Rainsville Police Department would like to take the time to share the plans for festival parking and the parking lot exit at the end of the fireworks at Freedom Fest 2022. Parking will be provided at the following locations:. Parking lot in front of the Rainsville Agribusiness Center...
RAINSVILLE, AL
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Gadsden man charged with assault involving a machete

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. — A Gadsden man is suspected of assaulting another man with a machete, officials said. Etowah County Sheriff Jonathon Horton said Junior Pitts, 40, has been charged with robbery, assault and unlawful possession of controlled substances. According to the police report, deputies responded to U.S. Highway...
GADSDEN, AL

2022 Independence Day Celebration in Piedmont

Piedmont, AL – Saturday, July 2, 2022 will be the Piedmont Independence Day Celebration. The event is hosted by the Piedmont Arts & Entertainment Committee and held at the Piedmont Sports Complex from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Join them on Saturday, July 2nd for a festival of food, fun, and fireworks at the Piedmont Sports Complex.
PIEDMONT, AL
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Alabama man accused in machete attack

An Alabama man is accused of attacking another man with a machete Wednesday, authorities said. Junior Lorenza Pitts, 40, of Gadsden, was charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree assault and unlawful possession of a controlled substance, according to Etowah County Sheriff Jonathon Horton. The sheriff said deputies were called to a...
ETOWAH COUNTY, AL
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Accident Involving Car and 18 Wheeler Thursday on the Chesnut Bypass UPDATED

A two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler, took place around 4:00pm Thursday on the Chesnut Bypass in Centre. The collision was at the intersection of Jacksonville Street just down from People’s Bank. According to the accident report a 19 year old female from Centre, who was driving a 2008 Dodge,...
CENTRE, AL

JOHN F. FLOYD COMMENTARY: Airport project has promise, but full disclosure needed from GAA

Gadsden Airport Authority member Jonathan M. Welch announced a project to extend the main runway at the Northeast Alabama Regional Airport to 11,000 feet. Welch said, “The expansion will allow the (Alabama National) Guard to significantly expand its presence at the airport and will expand the airport’s ability to service air freight operations.”
GADSDEN, AL
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University of New Mexico announce Lobo Classic tournament

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico Lobos men's basketball team will host its own season tournament this season. The tournament will be called the Lobo Classic and its UNM's first time hosting a tournament in 15 years, according to its director of communications. The tournament will take place Nov. 25-27.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
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Van Downs Power Pole on East Main Street in Centre Friday Morning

At approximately 6:40 Friday morning a van crashed into a power pole on East Main Street in Centre, taking down the pole and sending live wires across the roadway. That accident was at the intersection of West Main and McElrath Street – near the old Centre Police Department headquarters, down from the Centre Fire Hall. Centre Police units and Centre firefighters responded immediately – diverting traffic as Cherokee Electric crews work to make repairs. Please avoid that area until repair work has been finished. It appears no one was hurt during the incident.
CENTRE, AL
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