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LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Sale
The following unclaimed vehicle(s) will be sold on April 21, 2023 - Time -9am, if not claimed - 106 6th St NE., Reform, AL 35481.
Traffic stop leads to drug charges, reportedly illegally modified pistol
LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A traffic stop led to drug charges and a reported illegally modified pistol. Lowndes County deputies pulled over a car driving northbound on Highway 45 without its headlights on. Deputies reported smelling marijuana in the car. When they searched it, they reportedly found an...
Derrick Jones Awarded Citizen of the Year at Aliceville Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet
The Aliceville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet occurred on March 7, 2023, at the Aliceville Museum. In opening, Chamber Board President Martin Colvin welcomed all those in attendance and led the invocation. A wonderful dinner had been prepared by Mac BBQ Place & Wright’s Catering; The caterers were Katie Clark, Contonia Wright, Marva Gipson, Kathy Morrow, and Ja’Nyla Prince.
LEGAL NOTICE State of Alabama Pickens County Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure
Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness to RiverFall Credit Union, formerly known as Tuscaloosa Teachers Credit Union, secured by that certain Mortgage executed by Verna Braldey Latham aka Verna Bradley, a single woman, on October 07, 2014, said Mortgage being filed for record in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Pickens County, Alabama, on October 10, 2014, and being recorded in Real Book 302 at Page 452. RiverFall Credit Union, as Mortgagee, by reason of such default having declared all of the indebtedness secured by said Mortgage due and payable and such default continuing, notice is hereby given that RiverFall Credit Union, under and by virtue of the powers of sale contained in said Mortgage, will sell at public outcry, at the front door of the Courthouse of Pickens County, in Pickens, Alabama, on April 14, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, for cash to the highest bidder, the following described real property, located in Pickens County, Alabama, and more particularly described as follows, to-wit:
Community in shock after woman kills husband on Facebook Live
LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. - The small community of Lowndes County, Mississippi was rocked by a violent incident on Saturday morning. According to authorities, a woman is in custody after allegedly shooting and killing her husband on Facebook Live.
Alabama governor sets aside $10M for reopening of hospital
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has set aside $10 million for the reopening of Carrollton, Ala.-based Pickens County Hospital, local news outlet 6WBRC reported March 24. The funding would be used to bring the hospital back up to code and reopen the emergency room, but it will still need a review from the state legislature.
Aliceville Yellow Jackets Celebrate First Ever 2A Basketball State Championship!
The Yellow Jackets of Aliceville Boys Basketball Team, led by (The-Ville) Our Coach Christoper Walker, made school history. The School Basketball's first championship. March 3rd, 2023 The 25-1 Yellow Jackets of Aliceville VS The 9-9 ST. LUKE's Episcopal Wildcats for The Alabama 2A State Championship at the Legacy's Arena in Birmingham AL. The Wildcats came from the south of the state and interstates ten from Mobile's With a Tough physical Team. But The Yellow Jackets of Aliceville came from 20/59 up the interstates from Pickens county, ready to Battle. Yellow Jackets staff and fans came out in large Numbers. Pickens County Board of Education Superintendent Jamie Chapman and Staff were in Attendance. I met people from Reform, Carrollton, Gordo, Greene, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa counties.
LEGAL NOTICE Invitation for Bids
The Housing Authority of the City of Aliceville, Alabama will receive bids for the Modernization of Public Housing Site AL98-3-2, Burn Unit, until 2:00 p.m., (Central Time) on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at the central office of the Authority, 851 Franconia Village, Aliceville, Alabama 35442 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Educators May Get A 2% Raise This Year
The Pickens County Board of Education held its monthly meeting on March 15, 2023. The meeting began with a group of Gordo students presenting a program for the Board. The meeting was then called to order by Board Chairman Annie Jackson. All Board Members were present. The agenda was approved...
LEGAL NOTICE In the Probate Court for Pickens County, Alabama In Re: The Estate of Peggy J. Snider, Deceased. Case No. 2023-004
Letters Testamentary on the Will thereto of the said Deceased, Peggy K. Snider, having been granted to Marceea Delynn Knok on the 13th day of March, 2023, by the Honorable David H. Pate, Judge of the Probate Court in and for Pickens County, Alabama, Notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.
Noxubee County Grand Jury indicts murder suspect
NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A murder suspect has been indicted by a Noxubee County Grand Jury. According to the Noxubee County Sheriff’s Office, in 2021, Ramsey Langford got into an argument with Montrell Burrage. The argument sparked in Burrage’s home before spilling out onto Highway 21, west...
Commission Appoints Tommy Hope to Airport Authority
CARROLLTON- The Pickens County Board of Commissioners Meeting occurred on March 14, 2023. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Jerry Fitch. The meeting began with a presentation from Brandon Chanell from Quality Correctional Health Care. Chanell discussed inmate healthcare services, faculty salaries, and business funds. The Commission agreed to discuss possibly doing business with Quality Correctional Health Care in the future.
Closed Pickens County hospital may be a step closer to reopening
PICKENS COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - The Pickens County Hospital in Carrolton may be a step closer to reopening. WBRC has learned Governor Kay Ivey has set aside $10 million for the reopening of the medical center, but it is by far not a done deal in the state legislature. The...
Amory, March 28 High School Baseball⚾ Game Notice
The Noxubee High School baseball team will have a game with Amory High School on March 28, 2023, 19:00:00 CST.
Settling out in the 70s as weather stabilizes
COLUMBUS – SUMMARY: Highs settle into the mid to upper 70s throughout much of the week as clearer and more stable weather take shape. MONDAY: Highs climb into the mid 70s as partly cloudy skies prevail across the viewing area. No rain is expected. Lows hover around the low 50s overnight.
Second severe chance Sunday as Friday storms leave us reeling
COLUMBUS – SUMMARY: Yet another chance for severe weather awaits Sunday before a “calmer” situation settles in next week. SATURDAY: Highs hit the upper 70s, lows touch the lower 50s overnight. Plentiful sunshine will be present all day, with no rain expected. SUNDAY: Another, smaller, severe weather...
Law enforcement in west Alabama train to stay sharp, just in case
PICKENS COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Law enforcement officers came together in Pickens County to train for the worst. Pickens County Medical Center, which is currently vacant, was used as a training ground for an active shooter situation. The training went well. It involved 15 lawmen helping to make sure all...
Lowndes Co. Sheriff’s Office assisting in Monroe Co.
MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office wasted no time to offer assistance to Monroe County and Amory. Lowndes County deputies have been rotating shifts around the clock, helping with dispatch, patrol efforts, and keeping looters away. Sheriff Eddie Hawkins says his agency’s response is vital to...
Local emergency agencies are gearing up for severe weather
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Our WCBI weather team predicts severe weather moving through the area tonight. And local emergency agencies are gearing up for the unexpected. Columbus Fire and Rescue has duties that go beyond the title. Those include being the first responders during and after disasters. Sunshine and...
United Way of Lowndes, Noxubee expands service area
MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) – The United Way of Lowndes and Noxubee is going to need a bigger letterhead. That’s just one takeaway from the organization’s community meeting Friday. The United Way’s Executive Director recapped 2022’s accomplishments and laid out plans going forward into 2023. One big...
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