Settlement reached in death of female inmate at Walker County Jail
A settlement has been reached in the case of a woman who died in the custody of Walker County Jail in 2018.
The Cleaning Crew of Marion County
If you travel around Marion County, I am sure you have seen those critters called turkey vultures. And most likely you have seen them feeding on whatever that object was that they are feeding on. No doubt the turkey vultures are important to our environment. They clean up the roadside of those critters that did not make it to the other side of the road.
Fayette City Council considers request
The Fayette City Council held its regular council meeting on May 23. Councilman Jerry Nichols was absent from the meeting, with all other council members present. The meeting was opened in prayer, led by Caleb Hall, pastor at Fayette Church of Christ.
Fayette Aquatic Park opens 2023 season
As the weather warmed up, the crowd increased on the first day of the 2023 season at the Fayette Aquatic Park. The weather was almost perfect, and the opening of the season got off to a good start.
Memorial service to honor slain officers
Saturday, June 7, 2003 was a day that will forever be remembered in Fayette County for the heinous act committed in the early morning hours at the Fayette Police Department. Two Fayette Police Officers, James Crump and Arnold Strickland, along with police dispatcher Leslie “Ace” Mealer lost their lives that day due to the senseless act of violence committed by convicted murderer Devin Moore (also known as Devin Thompson).
Hamilton Elementary begins $4.2 million remodel
According to Marion County Superintendent Ann West, construction will be done on the southwest wing of the building, renovating bathrooms and enclosing areas connecting classrooms using the $4.2 million. West stated, due to the high cost of the project as a whole, the full enclosure and renovation of the elementary...
Notice of Appointment of Co-Executors
CASE NO. 2023-46 Letters Testamentary of said deceased having been granted to the undersigned on the 23rd day of May, 2023, by the Honorable K. Michael Freeman, Judge of the Probate Court of Fayette County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are required to present the same within the time allowed by law or the same will be forever barred.
Commission holds meeting at Concord
The Fayette County Commission held its May 22 meeting at the fellowship hall of Concord Baptist Church, at the request of Commissioner Robert Townley. All commissioners were present for the meeting. A local pastor, Terry Oswalt opened the meeting with a prayer.
NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
LEGAL NOTICE: Notice is hereby given that, to cover past due rent and other fees, on June 21, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. at Spartan Storage Solutions, LLC located at 125 Williams Street, Bear Creek, Alabama, Spartan Storage Solutions, LLC will sell at public sale for cash on an AS IS basis and by competitive bidding, the property heretofore stored by Anthony Medina, Space No. 17, which property includes the following: Household Goods, Furniture, Boxes, Trunks, Suitcases, Toys, Sporting Goods. All bids are subject rejection. Items won must be removed by 3:00 p.m. of the day of the sale. The customer has the right to pay all fees owed to Spartan Storage Solutions, LLC up until the time of the sale.
Rocketry teams compete at nationals
Teams took their rockets and made two flights, and after the first, teams had to make adjustments on the spot to account for a lower maximum altitude the rocket was required to reach. Winfield and Hackleburg both advanced to the second and final round, with Hackleburg landing in 16th place...
Sean of the South to appear at Pastime Theatre
Sean Dietrich is a musician, columnist, novelist and podcast host, known for his commentary on life in the American South. His work has appeared in Newsweek, Southern Living, Reader's Digest, Garden and Gun, the Tallahassee Democrat, the Birmingham News, the Mobile Press Register and his column appears in newspapers throughout the U.S. He has authored 14 books, with the 15th due out in November, and is the creator of the Sean of the South podcast.
Aggie band performs spring concert
The program consisted of three groups: the sixth grade band, the seventh and eighth grade band and the high school band, and they did not disappoint. The evening was a tribute to great composers of concert band music, and the well-rehearsed ensembles gave their audience a night of entertainment and culture.
Walker County man arrested for possession of carfentanil
WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - A man in north Walker County is in jail after the Walker County Sheriff’s Office obtained a felony warrant from a carfentanil seizure. Donald Ricky Smith, 65, was arrested Tuesday and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Investigator Jim Browne then followed up with a search warrant of Smith’s residence on Arrow Head Lane off of Fall City Road.
Advertisement for Bids - Winston County Schools
Sealed proposals will be received by Winston County Schools, 25101 Highway 195, Double Springs, Alabama 35553, until 10:00 AM CST, Tuesday, June 20, 2023, for. at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. A cashier’s check or bid bond payable to Winston County Schools in an...
Three arrested on drug charges
On May 21, the Fayette County Sheriff’s office, along with officers from the Berry and Fayette police departments, executed a search warrant in the 400 block of County Rd. 128 in Berry. The search warrant was obtained after a lengthy investigation into the unlawful distribution of a controlled substance.
Winfield police make their move
The armory building was home to the National Guard’s 166th Engineer Company for many years, until it was shut down in 2017. Last year, the City of Winfield purchased the property and began renovating the structure into a new police station and court facility. Currently, the only operational renovation...
‘March for Jesus’ draws huge crowd
Despite a light, misty rain during the start of this year’s event, Organizer Milborn Savage estimated that more than 500 people attended the 25th “March for Jesus” walk and rally held in downtown Fayette on Saturday, May 20. The march began at the Depot Museum and concluded at the Fayette First Methodist Church, where a rally was held for a standing-room only crowd. Before reaching the church, balloons with Bible verses were released to carry a portion of the Word to parts unknown.
UPDATE: Subject of Silver Alert found alive just outside of Itawamba County
FULTON, Miss. (WTVA) — The Itawamba County woman whose disappearance triggered a Silver Alert has been found alive in neighboring Marion County, Alabama. Sheriff Chris Dickinson said Gaynell Snow, 82, was found late Thursday afternoon in her car. It was located on Reedy Branch Road, which is what Lockridge...
BOE hires Sanford as FCHS Principal
The Fayette County Board of Education approved personnel items and contracts during its May 16 meeting. All board members were present for the meeting, with the exception of board member Julie Stough. At the beginning of the meeting, the valedictorians and salutatorians for the county schools were recognized.
No garbage collection in Haleyville Monday
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Street and Sanitation Department will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Therefore, there will be no trash collection on that date. Monday's garbage route will be collected on Tuesday, May 30, along with the regular Tuesday route.
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