Friday Night Football Fever week 6: St. Clair vs. Elmore County
Friday Night Football Fever week 6: St. Clair vs. Elmore County.
PHOTOS: Ducks, Jeeps and Great Music offer a Day of Fun in Millbrook
Beautiful weather welcomed visitors yesterday to Village Green Park in Millbrook for Ducks, Jeeps and Tunes!. The West Elmore Lions Club hosted its second annual Duck Race, this year in memory of Shana Faulkner, who passed recently but was a vibrant, active community servant and well loved throughout Elmore County. She was the beloved wife of Art Faulkner. Many family members and friends gathered for a group photo, which you can see on this page.
No bond for grandson, grandfather still on ventilator
Cameron Keyontae Jackson will remain in the Elmore County Jail with no bond available until trial while he is accused of stabbing his grandfather — who six days later is still on the ventilator in a Montgomery hospital. Nineteenth Judicial Circuit District Attorney CJ Robinson said the case is...
Panthers rebound with big homecoming win
For the seniors on this year’s Elmore County squad, the loss to Clay Central wasn’t a major thing to bounce back from. The Panthers have been through a winless season. They’ve battled for a single win as the clock wound down on their friends’ high school careers.
Alabama’s billion-dollar prison now most expensive in the US
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Elmore County looks to rebound for homecoming
Elmore County’s football team took a beating in its last game, and now the Panthers are looking to rebound in a big way. Elmore County (3-1) is coming off a bye week following a 48-6 blowout loss to Central Clay County in region play. But now the Panthers are...
PHOTOS: Elmore County High School Homecoming Pep Rally
‘Unsustainable’: New Alabama prison will cost over $1 billion to build
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — The cost of a new 4,000-bed men’s prison in Elmore County is expected to cost upwards of $1 billion after a finance meeting Tuesday. The initial price estimate for the new prison was about $620 million in April of 2022. This March, it climbed to $975 million. After Tuesday’s meeting of the […]
State Prison Expenditure Surpasses $1 Billion, Reports News 19 at 6 p.m. on September 27, 2023
Discover the escalating costs of the new men's prison in Elmore County, now projected to exceed $1 billion. Unearth the details from the recent finance meeting and understand the implications of this budget blowout on News 19's latest report.
Cost of building a super-size Alabama prison rises to more than $1 billion
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The cost of a new Alabama super-size prison now under construction rose to more than $1 billion, complicating the state's plans to build two of the behemoth facilities. The Alabama Corrections Institution Finance Authority approved a final price Tuesday of $1.08 billion for the prison...
Alabama's New Prison Project Cost Surges to Over $1 Billion Amid Overcrowding Issues
Construction costs for the new prison in Elmore County, Alabama, set to be finished in 2026, have risen $482 million above the initial estimate. The project was planned to address the serious issue of overcrowding in Alabama's prisons, and the rising expenses, now surpassing $1 billion, have sparked worry.
Update on Alabama Prison Construction, New Cost Estimate | September 27, 2023 | News 19 at 4 p.m.
The State of Alabama has been given a new cost estimate for the construction of a giant new prison in Elmore County. State officials say the figure is now 1.08 billion dollars.
GUILTY: Gold E. Locks convicted of porridge theft, escapes Elmore County courtroom
A jury of Elmore County second graders took no time to convict Gold E. Locks of porridge theft in the courtroom of Circuit Court Judge Bill Lewis. But before Lewis could levy a sentence on the friend of Baby Bear, Locks escaped, followed by an Elmore County bailiff to the chants of “Guilty.”
New Elmore County men’s prison will cost over $1 billion
A state authority Tuesday put a “final guaranteed maximum price” on a new men’s prison in Elmore County at $1.082 billion, nearly equal to what legislators two years ago allocated for two men’s prisons. The higher price tag – blamed on inflation and changes to spaces...
Price on Alabama’s new 4,000-bed men’s prison rises above $1 billion
The price tag on Alabama’s new prison under construction in Elmore County has risen again, this time to $1.082 billion. The Alabama Corrections Institution Finance Authority (ACIFA), a panel that includes Gov. Kay Ivey, the state finance director, lawmakers and others, approved the new “final guaranteed maximum price” on the prison Tuesday.
Alabama’s new prison costs nearly double initial estimates, area legislators concerned
The State of Alabama had plans to spend $1.3 billion to build two new prisons, but state officials learned this week the first project is expected to cost $1.08 billion.
New State Prison Costs Grow to Over $1 Billion | September 27, 2023 | News 19 at 6 p.m.
The cost of a new men's prison in Elmore County is now expected to be north of $1 billion after a finance meeting.