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Shooting investigation is underway at Popeyes on Hwy 280 in Phenix City
PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Phenix City Police Department is investigating a shooting at the Popeyes on Highway 280 in Phenix City. According to officials, the Criminal Investigation Department is on the scene. This is an ongoing investigation. Stay with News Leader 9 as we continue to gather information.
OCI Special Agents Bust Insurance Fraud Crime Ring
Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced that agency investigators have busted an insurance fraud crime ring led by a former AFLAC Insurance employee. In May of 2018, Amber Miles, the 32-year-old ringleader, began submitting multiple claims to AFLAC for various medical treatments at multiple facilities. Between then and April of 2021, Ms. Miles filed 52 different claims and submitted 36 forged documents as evidence. Using her knowledge of the company’s processes, Ms. Miles procured more than $21,000 over the course of three years.
Alabama woman killed when SUV overturns, strikes tree
An Alabama woman was killed last week after her SUV left the road, overturned and struck a tree. The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 6:07 p.m. Wednesday, and claimed the life of a Wadley woman. Katherine L. Tomblin, 38, was critically injured when the 1998 Ford Explorer she was driving...
Single-vehicle crash in Chambers county, 1 dead
CHAMBERS COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 6:07 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, has the claimed the life a Wadley woman. According to officials, 38-year-old Katherine L. Tomblin was critically injured when the 1998 Ford Explorer she was driving left the roadway, and overturned before striking a tree.
Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office arrests man on multiple outstanding felony arrest warrants
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on multiple outstanding felony arrest warrants. According to Officials, on Thursday, June 1, the MCSO special operations unit arrested Adam Culpepper in Muscogee County. Officials say Culpepper had the following outstanding warrants:. felony aggravated assault (CPD) 2...
Aquatics director says swimsuit color could help with safety in the water
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - If you’re going swimsuit shopping for your kid, there could be certain colors that make them more visible while in the water. You can imagine if a small kid is at the bottom of a deep pool, it might be hard to spot them. That’s why swimsuit color could be the difference between life and death.
Friends of Lafayette to host four-day event in LaGrange
The American Friends of Lafayette (AFL) are coming to LaGrange for a weekend filled with events that celebrate all things Lafayette. AFL was started by a group of enthusiastic admirers of General the Marquis de Lafayette in 1932 at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. When the society has their annual meetings, it’s typically in Boston […] The post Friends of Lafayette to host four-day event in LaGrange appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
VIDEO: LaGrange burglary leaves home with $4,000 worth of damages
LaGRANGE, Ga. (WRBL) — A detective with the LaGrange Police Department (LPD) is asking for the public’s help in identifying three burglary suspects. Police say the burglary left the home with $4,000 worth of damages. Around $8,000 worth of property was stolen from inside, according to police. You can watch a video provided by LPD […]
Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrest reports for period ending June 1
Destiny Michelle Arrington, 26, 974 Kelley St., LaGrange, GA, failure to appear (state), theft – other (felony), 2 counts returned by bondsman Colby Shane Moat, 20, 1183 Whitesville St. Lot 4, LaGrange, GA, obstruction of officer, criminal trespass, littering on public/private property Rachel Lynn Duke, 40, 503 Connie Dr., LaGrange, GA, VGCSA-amphetamine-possession, criminal trespass – […] The post Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrest reports for period ending June 1 appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
The top 10 places people in Harris County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Harris County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
ALEA: Zero boating deaths during Memorial Day weekend
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says they investigated zero boating fatalities over the Memorial Day weekend. However, the agency also reports that the holiday weekend did see some traffic-related deaths. Seven crashes occurred in Cherokee, Bibb, Pike, Lawrence, Chambers, Limestone and Washington counties. ALEA says two...
A glimpse into a firefighter’s 35-year journey
WEST POINT — At Thursday’s noon hour meeting of the West Point Rotary Club, Kelly Meacham gave a very entraining talk of a 35-year career he had as a firefighter in the City of Lanett. The post A glimpse into a firefighter’s 35-year journey appeared first on Valley Times-News.
Owner Requests to Update Gas Station in Woodland
John Carter, local owner of various service stations, is proposing to redevelop a location in the Woodland area. The project is asking for a commercial rezoning to expand its footprint. The zoning board considered the request in May. The board of commissioners will hear the case at a later date.
1 dead following shooting on Sydney St. in Valley
VALLEY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Valley Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead. On May 31, at 9:37 p.m., officers responded to the Verandas Apartments, on Sydney Street, in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, they found 27-year-old Ericsson Sandoval laying in the roadway in front of a building. Sandoval had been shot multiple times and was deceased.
Coca-Cola announces its closing West Point facility, donating property to city
By Charlotte Reames After 50 years, the West Point Coca-Cola sales center will close on June 16. The company plans to donate its land and facility to the city of West Point, according to a press release from Coca-Cola United. Operations will be moving to a facility in Auburn for the next two years. West […] The post Coca-Cola announces its closing West Point facility, donating property to city appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
Mulberry Creek Elementary donates over 100 student-propagated worms to Mercy Med
HARRIS COUNTY, Ga. (WRBL) — Mulberry Creek Elementary donated over 100 student-propagated worms to the Mercy Med Garden team on Thursday afternoon. Representatives and students with the elementary school delivered the worms at 3:30 p.m. on June 1. The question driving the 3rd grade’s class donation — “How can we improve the quality of our […]
These Columbus restaurants scored top grades in their health inspections last month
One Muscogee County restaurant earned a C grade and will have another inspection in the next year. See the full list of inspection results.
Lone Oak celebrates fruitful 21-year ministry of retiring pastor Dan Summerlin
PADUCAH, Ky. (KT) — More than 800 people gathered Friday night to celebrate the ministry and legacy of Dan Summerlin, who has retired after 21 years as senior pastor of Lone Oak First Baptist Church. Summerlin’s impact not only on his church and community, but on Kentucky as well...
Spring football report: Shades Valley
By John Goolsby, For the Tribune IRONDALE – Coach Rueben Nelson enters his third year at Shades Valley with the expectation that his Mountie team will improve on last season’s 5-4 record. Nelson knows one style of football is the only way to win a championship. “We are looking to play a hard nose brand […]
Market on Main returns for summer season
LaGrange’s longest-running local farmer’s market will open for the summer on Saturday, June 3, from 8 a.m. to noon. Local farmers and makers are set up in the heart of downtown LaGrange on the sidewalks surrounding Flagpole Park and Main Street. Lily Hamilton, director of promotions and marketing for the Downtown LaGrange Development Authority, said […] The post Market on Main returns for summer season appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
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