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Manhunt underway after 2 deputies are shot and wounded in Alabama

Officials reported that two deputies with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama were injured in a shooting Wednesday afternoon. Bibb County District Attorney Michael Jackson said that the deputies were chasing the driver of a stolen car after 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Brierfield community when the suspect opened fire, shooting both deputies.
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Two Bibb County Deputies Shot; Manhunt Underway

A manhunt is underway in Bibb County for a suspect accused of shooting two Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies. The shooting happened at around 5PM on Highway 25 in the Cahaba River Wildlife Management Area in the Brierfield area during the pursuit of a stolen vehicle, according to District Attorney Michael Jackson.
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Alabaster approves one-time lump sum payment for retirees

ALABASTER – A lump-sum payment for city retirees was approved at a recent Alabaster City Council meeting. Any active retiree who retired prior to March 1 will be entitled to receive monthly retirement benefits, said the city’s Human Resource Director Tracy Worley. “We have been blessed with committed...
ALABASTER, AL
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UMWA pays special bonus to Warrior Met strikers

BROOKWOOD, Ala. (WBRC) - The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) presented striking UMWA miners at Warrior Met Coal with a special $2,000 strike benefit Wednesday at the weekly Warrior Met Solidarity Rally in Brookwood. The total was $1 million, and that comes from the UMWA Strike Fund, which comes...
BROOKWOOD, AL
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Freddy’s in Helena announces July opening date

HELENA – The Helena location of Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers has announced its official opening date. The restaurant, which will be located near the intersection of Alabama 261 and Shelby County 52, will open its doors to the public on Tuesday, July 12. The popular restaurant chain...
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Bibb Correctional Facility inmate dies after being stabbed

An Alabama prison inmate died Monday after being stabbed at Bibb Correctional Facility in Brent. Nyheim Toney, 29, suffered multiple stab wounds in an inmate-on-inmate assault, Alabama Department of Corrections spokesperson Kelly Betts said. Toney was taken to the prison’s health care unit for treatment before being transported to DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa....
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Striking Alabama coal miners get $2,000 bonus from union

About 900 miners, nearing 16 months on strike in Tuscaloosa County, received a $2,000 strike benefit from the United Mine Workers of America today at a rally in Brookwood, according to the union. It’s yet another show of support for the members participating in what is believed to be the...
BROOKWOOD, AL
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Alabaster woman convicted, sentenced for theft from two nursing homes

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the conviction and sentencing of Paige Taylor Smith for theft from residents of a Shelby County and a Montgomery County nursing home while she was employed as business office manager at the facilities. Smith, 58, a resident of Alabaster, pleaded guilty to two counts of...
ALABASTER, AL
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American Village to host ‘Independence Day 1776’ event on July 4

MONTEVALLO – The American Village will host a grand celebration for the United States of America’s 246th birthday on Monday, July 4, and all are invited to attend. “Independence Day 1776” will feature a full day of patriotic activities starting at 11 a.m. for people of all ages on the grounds of the American Village, an American history and civics education campus that hosts numerous students and public visitors each year.
MONTEVALLO, AL
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Billboards along U.S. 31 honor Thompson state champions

ALABASTER – Motorists driving along U.S. 31 in Alabaster might notice some new billboards recognizing the accomplishments of several sports teams from Thompson High School. “The city has run billboards for the THS state champion teams the past few years, and fortunately, that list seems to keep growing each year,” said City Public Information Officer Neal Wagner. “We purchased a billboard for the state champion football team last December and wanted to honor the winter/spring state champions in a similar manner.”
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