Most Wanted in Calhoun County | March 3, 2023
Calhoun County, AL – Each week the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office released their current “Most Wanted” list. An “FTA” means that a person failed to appear for a court date and does not necessarily mean guilty of a criminal charge. A “Probation Violation” means that a person has been found guilty of a charge and […]
Anniston’s Food Truck Festival Weekend
Anniston, AL – March 25th and 26th will be the dates for the Aniston food truck festival at Zinn Park. On Saturday the hours are 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and on Sunday from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A few vendors that will be present are Lets B Sweet, Big Boys Wings, King King Kids, […]
Two killed in Talladega shooting
TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Two people are dead following an early morning shooting in Talladega on Sunday. According to the Talladega County Coroner’s Office, officers with Talladega Police responded to reports of a shooting at Talladega Downs Apartments around 3:00 a.m. Officers arrived to discover 22-year-old Montrelle Dontae Johnson and 23-year-old Djuante Nyjuwan Dickerson […]
Oxford’s Choccolocco Monsters Are Out
Oxford, AL – After one season at Oxford’s Choccolocco Park, the wood-bat Monsters of the Sunbelt League will take their game to Columbus, Ga. By Joe Medley The Choccolocco Monsters gave college baseball players from the Oxford and surrounding areas a chance to show their skills in summer wood-bat ball last summer, and the team will […]
Blind Boys of Alabama with Bobby Rush Live at the Oxford Performing Arts Center
Oxford, AL – On Thursday the 23rd of March the Blind Boys of Alabama with Bobby Rush will perform live at the Oxford Performing Arts Center starting at 7:00 pm. The Blind Boys of Alabama are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Academy of […]
Alabama derailed train lacked needed couplers, according to safety board
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A Norfolk Southern train that derailed in Alabama earlier this month lacked required alignment control couplers for two of its locomotives and a company inspection did not identify their absence, federal investigators said Monday. The notation comes in one of three preliminary reports issued Monday by the National Transportation Safety Board […]
The World Of Outlaws Invaded Posse Territory At Lincoln Speedway!
Lincoln Speedway saw Rico Abreau take home a $10,000 check as he beat the defending champion, Brad Sweet. The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars will do a double header this weekend, March 24-25 at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama and Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi.
ASWA Hoops Finalists Showcase Calhoun County Players
Calhoun County, AL – Seven area players finalists for player-of-year awards; winners, Mr. and Miss basketball to be announced April 6 in Montgomery By Joe Medley Seven area high school basketball players were named finalists for Alabama Sports Writers Association player-of-the year awards, the association announced today. This list includes Ohatchee’s Jorda Crook in Class 3A girls, […]
Suspect charged with attempted murder in traffic-stop assault
Mar. 20—Jacksonville police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with an incident Saturday. A traffic stop that turned violent Saturday morning ended with both the suspect and the officer involved in the hospital. Broderick Javon Vines of Anniston was released from UAB Hospital in Birmingham the same day...
Monsters baseball leaving Oxford
OXFORD — The Choccolocco Monsters baseball team is becoming the Chattahoochee Monsters and leaving the confines of Choccolocco Park in Oxford for the fields at Golden Park in Columbus, Ga. Scott Brand, president and general manager of the team, made the announcement during a news conference in Columbus on...
Calhoun County derailment caused by lack of required equipment
A train derailment this month in Calhoun County was caused by a lack of required equipment, the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday. The incident was among a series of derailments involving Norfolk Southern trains in a matter of weeks. NTSB investigators said the March 9 event occurred because two...
Juvenile arrested in connection with Lineville shooting
LINEVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — A juvenile is under arrest following a shooting in Lineville Sunday night. According to Lineville Police, officers arrived to the 200 block of Gibbons St. to discover a 33-year-old man shot several times. The victim was air lifted to UAB Hospital for treatment and is expected to survive. Police confirm a […]
Archibald: Even the dead can’t get paroled from Alabama prisons. It’s time to look ‘em in the eye.
This is an opinion column. You start by looking ‘em in the eye. How do you show you’re taking someone seriously?. You look them in the eye. It’s the least you can do. How do you refuse to grant parole to a man who died in prison 10 days earlier?
Talladega & Magnolia Await WoO Sprint Arrival
EASTABOGA, AL – After a quick trip to Pennsylvania to conclude the Low-E Insulation Spring Showdown, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars are southbound. The Greatest Show on Dirt is gearing up for its only appearances of the year in a pair of neighboring southern states, Alabama and Mississippi.
All-Calhoun County Hoops
Calhoun County, AL – See who made East Alabama Sports Today’s inaugural All-Calhoun County basketball teams, including coaches and players of the year By Joe Medley East Alabama Sports Today is in the business of All-Calhoun County teams, and the first one arises from the just-completed high school basketball season. For basketball, the site will have Class […]
Talladega County Sheriff’s Office looking for vintage station wagon stolen in Alpine
ALPINE, Ala. – The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) is asking for the community’s help in finding a stolen station wagon. A 1959 AMC Rambler Rebel station wagon was reported stolen in the Alpine area on Saturday, March 18. Anyone with information on the vehicle’s location can...
Brown Family Multi-Generational Home Lost to Fire
Anniston, AL – Earlier in the month of March, the severe storms with extremely high winds blew a tree over into a power line that ignited the home of Robin Brown and family. The resulting fire ravaged the home causing sever damage. The house is unlivable. If it can be repaired it will obviously take several […]
Suspect runs over officer after hitting patrol car during police chase
Jacksonville, AL– A Jacksonville officer is recovering in the hospital after he was ran over by a driver while assisting another police department during a vehicle chase. The incident began on Saturday, March 18 in Weaver, Alabama. Authorities say a 22-year-old driver fled from a traffic stop in Weaver...
A Hispanic woman wins $2 million in a U.S. lottery
A Latin American woman living in the United States of America was the winner of $2 million dollars last weekend. Brittaney Dominguez paid a ticket while visiting her friend in Fayetteville, Alabama's Talladega County.
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