Morgan County, AL


One man killed in Priceville wreck on Sunday

PRICEVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Morgan County Coroner confirmed that one man was killed after a wreck involving a motorcycle and a semi-truck happened on Sunday in Priceville. Morgan County Coroner, Jeff Chunn, said the man who died was Jessy Lancaster, 36. When the wreck happened on Sunday, it closed...
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Decatur man killed in Priceville wreck involving motorcycle, semi

Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chun has released the identity of a man killed in a Sunday evening crash in Priceville. Chunn said Jessy Lancaster, 36, of Decatur died in the wreck on Highway 67 near the Pilot Travel Center. The Morgan County Sheriff's Office said a motorcycle and semi were...
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Hartselle Enquirer

Pet of the week of August 10

Hoss is about 6-9 months old. He loves playing and running the yard. His adoption fee is $110. Hoss and his friends are looking for their forever homes and can be adopted by visiting the Morgan County Animal Shelter, located at 1314 Industrial Drive in Hartselle.

MISSING: Search for Morgan County mom Taylor Haynes continues

A family's desperate search for a missing mother. The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old Taylor Haynes was reported missing in July. “Taylor I miss you," Taylor's father Alan Barnett said. "We all miss you. Your whole family misses you and we just want you safe and back home." It...
Hartselle Enquirer

Shine on: Shining Stars to hold prom for people with special needs

Ball gowns, boutonnieres and a lot of glitter and glam are what prom is all about. For most teenagers, prom is a time to get dressed up and enjoy dancing and a fun night out with friends. But for the hundreds of teenagers and adults in Hartselle and Morgan County who have special needs, prom is sometimes just another event that is too difficult to attend.

COVID plan in place for Morgan County Schools

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Sons of Liberty complete 10th annual Pray and Pledge Ride

CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman County’s schools were visited by riders from the Alabama Sons of Liberty, Christian Motorcycle Association and Cullman County Wranglers Saturday morning as part of this year’s Pray and Pledge Ride. The riders visited Addison last weekend and will be riding in Morgan County next weekend. Saturday morning’s tour started at the Cullman County Child Development Center and continued on to Vinemont, West Point, Harmony, Cold Springs, Good Hope, Hanceville, Welti, Holly Pond and Parkside before finishing up at Fairview. The riders recited the Pledge of Allegiance and said a prayer for each school they visited. Sons of...

Mental Health Center plans to open children’s facility

ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - The Mental Health Center of North Central Alabama serves Morgan, Limestone, and Lawrence County with counseling services for people struggling with their mental health. Now the center is expanding to better serve the community’s youth. Bill Giguere, development officer for the Mental Health Center, said...

Authorities on the scene of fatal crash in Morgan County

Morgan County authorities are on the scene of a fatal crash in Morgan County. As of 7 p.m., the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened in the area of Alabama 67 near the Pilot Travel Center in Priceville. According to authorities, the crash involved a motorcycle and...

Part of I-65 South closed next week

A portion of Interstate 65 South in North Alabama will be closed next week. According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, part of I-65 southbound in southern Morgan County will be closed from 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 until about 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10. The closure will involve the stretch from Exit 325 (Thompson Road) near Hartselle to Exit 318 (Hwy. 31) at Lacon.

Over 1 pound of fentanyl seized by Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - Agents with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Drug Enforcement Unit and Criminal Investigations Unit seized over one pound of fentanyl while executing search warrants on Aug. 2. According to a Facebook post by the sheriff’s office, Carter O’Bryan Lyle, 31, and Shakeria Alandrea King were both...