Millbrook, AL


Coalition, community rally around incarcerated Millbrook man

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - It’s been seven years since LaKeith Smith was sentenced to 65 years for a murder his attorney and family say he did not commit. Smith and A’Donte Washington were involved in a burglary in a Millbrook neighborhood when Millbrook Police shot and killed Washington, but Smith was held responsible for the death under the Alabama Felony Murder Statute.
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Man charged in connection with Sept. 15 shooting death

A suspect is in custody on a $1.5 million bond after being charged with the Sept. 15 shooting death of Montgomery man Dante Gholston, 23, of Montgomery. Maurion Hinston, 20, of Montgomery was put in custody by the U.S. Marshals Task Force on Friday, then placed in the Montgomery County Detention Facility, according to the Montgomery Police Department. Hinston has been charged with murder, according to MPD.

Sunday morning kitchen fire damages Montgomery apartment

A second floor fire caused heavy smoke early Sunday morning at an apartment complex on the 3800 block of Governors Drive, Montgomery Fire/Rescue reported. Five emergency vehicles from MFR responded the the apartments at 2:17 a.m. When crews entered, they found a kitchen fire that had extended into the attic. MFR put out the fire, confining it to the apartment of origin.

20 Things To Do In Montgomery AL

Montgomery is Alabama’s capital city and the former capital of the Confederate States during the Civil War. Founded in 1813, the city is the cultural capital of the state and the launching pad from which Civil Rights activists such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks paved the way for the South’s Civil Rights uprising during the ’50s and ’60s.

Man killed in I-85 NB crash before Taylor Road exit

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery police say a man is dead following a crash on Interstate 85 northbound before the Taylor Road exit Friday morning. According to Montgomery Police Sgt. Tina McGriff, police and fire medics responded to the wreck before 11 a.m. There, they found a man who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Davin Cosby commits to Alabama

4 star guard Davin Cosby has committed to Alabama. The 6-5, 180 pound Cosby, a native of Richmond VA who plays at the Word of God Christian Academy in Raleigh NC, chose Alabama over 26 offers. He is rated the No. 19 guard in the 2023 class and No. 109...
Wetumpka Herald


PUBLIC NOTICE THE STATE OF ALABAMA ELMORE COUNTY NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE By virtue of an execution on a judgment issued out of the Circuit Court of Jefferson a County, Alabama in Case No. Case No.: CV-2012-000209.00 on or about August 20, 2013, for a total of $222,315.01 plus interest which has accrued since that date, plus costs in which William B. Cashion, et. al. is the Plaintiff and Steven Mark Hayden, is the Defendant, as well as the Final Judgment in Elmore County Case Number CV-2017-900189.00 on or about January 22, 2022 wherein certain deeds and subsequent deeds were declared to be void I, Bill Franklin as Sheriff of Elmore County, Alabama will sell at public auction for cash between the legal hours of sale, on Monday the 24th day of October ,2022, at approximately 1 pm , in front of the Elmore County Judicial Complex located at 8935 U. S. Highway 231, North, whatever equity the Defendant(s) may possess in and to the following described realty, to wit: Parcel: Commence at an iron pin at the Southwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of Section 10, Township 18 North, Range 19 East, Elmore County, Alabama; thence South 87°09'19" East, along one-half section line, 295.15 ft to an iron pin, said point being the point of beginning; thence North 38°08'59" East, 299.20 ft to an iron pin; thence South 53°11'36" East, 532.67 ft to an iron pin on the north right of way of Alabama Highway No. 14, Tallassee Highway, 80' R.O.W.; thence southwesterly, along said right of way and curve to the right, having a radius of 2683.62 ft, 299.84 ft, chord being South 70°07'06" West, 229.77 ft to an iron pin; thence leaving said right of way, North 17°43'53" West, 99.77 ft to an iron pin; thence North 57°30'16" West, 98.56 ft to an iron pin on the south line of the Northeast Quarter of Section 10, thence North 87°09'19" West, along one-half section line, 282.06 ft to the point of beginning. Parcel ID: 17-02-10-0-000-002.001 Property address: 76297 Tallassee Hwy, Wetumpka, AL 36092 Any and all properties described above are subject to any and all restrictions, encumbrances, mortgages, reservations, rights of way, covenants, easements, setback lines, mineral and mining rights of record which affect the subject property. The Draftsman of this document acts as scrivener only. No title search has been made nor title opinion rendered, nor has one been requested. Purchasers are solely and exclusively responsible for their own title history searches and accuracy of legal descriptions and the consequences thereof. Said property will be sold "as is" and subject to all matters of record and all matters which would be revealed by a visible inspection of the premises. /s/Bill Franklin, Sheriff Elmore County, Alabama Wetumpka Herald: Oct. 5, 12 and 19, 2022 SHERIFF'S SALE.

Montgomery Police Investigating Fatal Wreck on Interstate 85

Alabama News Network is on the scene of a fatal wreck on Interstate 85 in Montgomery. The crash is near the Bell Road overpass and has left traffic backed up for miles on the northbound side. Montgomery police say the single-car wreck happened at about 10:46 this morning. Police a...

Family speaks out after images of Alabama inmate go viral

ELMORE, Ala. (WSFA) - Images circulating online of an inmate at an Alabama prison have prompted a public outcry on social media. Thousands of people have shared a post made by a Mobile woman who says she received alarming images of her brother from inside the Elmore Correctional Facility saying, “get help.”

MPS students sickened after alleged participation in ‘one-chip challenge’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Students onboard a Montgomery Public Schools bus may have been sickened after allegedly participating in the “one-chip challenge.”. According to MPS Senior Communications Officer Jade Jones, a few students on one of the buses allegedly participated in the challenge. Transportation called authorities, including EMTs. All students are said to be doing fine.

Prattville Offense Shines in 49-10 Win Against SEHS

The Stanhope Elmore High School defense had no answer for the high-powered Prattville Lions offense, and their lightening quick wide receiver Kameran Shanks. Committed to play college ball at Liberty University in South Carolina, Shanks made his presence felt the first time he touched the ball, returning a kickoff for a touchdown and answering Stanhope Elmore’s touchdown on the opening drive of the game. It was the first score of a big night for the Lions as they easily defeated their I-65 rivals, winning 49-10.

Get a large home and a furnished cabin in Elmore County's Coosada community

A 4,200 square foot home and furnished cabin resting on five acres of trees and lush pastures are for sale in the peaceful Coosada community. The custom built one and a half story brick home is only 12 miles north of the Capital City, veteran Realtor Nancy Oates said.  “The home is close to downtown and Maxwell Air Force Base, but a world away,” she said. ...

Stanhope Elmore unable to overcome first half miscues, falls to Prattville

Stanhope Elmore was unable to get out of its own way on Friday, as penalties and special teams mistakes gave way to easy drives and points to visiting Prattville. Prattville beat Stanhope Elmore, 49-10, the Lions’ sixth-consecutive win over the Mustangs. “This is a tough game, tough series,” said...