Piedmont, ALCBS42.com

2 dead following reported domestic incident in Piedmont

PIEDMONT, Ala. (WIAT) — Piedmont Police are investigating what appears to be a domestic incident that left two people dead Saturday. Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown confirmed a husband and wife were found dead at a residence, both from an apparent gunshot wound. The incident took place in the 1200...
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Pell City, ALAnniston Star

Three Montgomery juveniles arrested in Pell City

PELL CITY — Three juveniles from Montgomery were arrested Friday and charged with theft of property and carrying a concealed weapon in Pell City. Pell City Police Chief Paul Irwin said that three males around the age of 17 were arrested after stealing a woman’s wallet and leading officers on a short chase.
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Heflin, ALAnniston Star

Tasty Dip a multi-generational treat in Heflin

HEFLIN — Anniston Star readers have chosen the iconic Tasty Dip in Heflin for the Best Frozen Treats. For the last 73 years the restaurant located on Ross Street has been serving up fast food-type cuisine along with a variety of frozen confections. In 2009, owner Rob and Kayla Robinson...
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Talladega News Flash

Hiring Now: These jobs are open in Talladega

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Talladega: 1. Insurance Agent Sales; 2. CDL Truck Driver Mentor - Multiple Routes Available - Top Pay; 3. Sales Representative; 4. Medical Surgical (Med Surg) Travel Nurse RN - $66.00/Hour $2376/Weekly; 5. Senior Microsoft Developer
Saint Clair County, ALABC 33/40 News

Man arrested, suspected of stealing copper from cell towers

One person has been arrested, police believe he has been stealing copper from T-Mobile towers. Authorities in St. Clair County have been investigating the thefts from around their county and were able to identify Garret Putman as the suspect. He was arrested for first degree theft and other outstanding warrants....
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Reward offered in Sylacauga shooting that killed 1, injured another

A reward is being offered in the June shooting death of a man and the wounding of a woman in Sylacauga. Central Alabama Crime Stoppers on Friday announced the $1,000 reward for information leading to the suspect or suspects responsible for the slaying of 46-yearold Bradford Franklin Isbell. Rachel Elizabeth Hayes, 32, was also shot multiple times.
Alabama Statewvtm13.com

Nauvoo man killed in tractor-trailer crash on I-59 in St. Clair County

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ala. — A Nauvoo man was killed in a tractor-trailer rollover crash on Interstate 59 in St. Clair County Friday morning. interstate and crashed into a tree this morning. Alabama State Troopers said 64-year-old Randy Easley died from his injuries after the 2020 Kenworth tractor-trailer he was...
Etowah County, ALGadsden Times

County shelter sees surge in animal population

Though its adoption rates have remained the same over time, the Etowah County Animal Shelter is at an all-time high in shelter animals. Lori Howell, who took over as shelter manager for Etowah County in September 2019, said they typically have about 40 to 50 dogs at any given time. However, because of the increases in stray animals seen recently, especially this summer, that number is reaching closer to 100.
Anniston, ALAnniston Star

The Anniston Star's 2021 Reader's Choice Awards

With more than 40,000 submissions, our readers voted for their favorite plumbers, doctors, nurses and of course, where to get the best barbecue. We thank our readers for their continued support of this annual publication and look forward to seeing it grow even more next year.
Alabama Statealabamawx.com

Alabama NewsCenter — Community Enabler is an Alabama Bright Light in Calhoun County

Fifty years ago, Community Enabler founder and Director Maudine Holloway saw the needs in her community of Anniston. She responded with zeal. “We are a program that was born out of the Methodist Church,” Holloway said. “Our concern was community needs, what the regular folks needed. We operate like this: I’m not gonna give you what I think you need, but you tell me what you need.”
Oxford, ALAnniston Star

Look Back ... to a new Martin's in Oxford, 1996

July 31, 1946, in The Star: Rep. John Sparkman carried Calhoun County in the race for the U.S. Senate yesterday with a majority of 402 votes – his margin of victor over all of the other candidates combined, in fact. Also this date: Randolph County retained its ban on legal sale of liquor in yesterday’s wet-dry referendum by a margin of more than 3 to 1. Randolph, the 10th dry county to vote on the question since the first of the year, has banned sales of whisky continuously since the state county option law was passed in Alabama in 1937. Additionally: A booming textile industry in Alexander City has attracted many new residents and a new million-dollar high school to educate their children. Assuming the duties of principal there this fall will be P. G. Myer, Anniston High School’s former longtime principal.
Saint Clair County, ALABC 33/40 News

Cook Springs Fire Department firefighter passes away

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ala. (WBMA) — The Cook Springs Fire Department announced fire fighter M Shaw passed away at his home Thursday. The fire department said Shaw had been with the Cook Springs Fire Department for two years. The department said Shaw saved the lives of many people during his...