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Chikesia Clemons, whose arrest was captured on graphic video that is currently going viral on social media, will be speaking to members of the Mobile County NAACP Branch Sunday afternoon. Several community members held a sit-in protest Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of the Waffle House ... woman Alabama
Sales: According to the North Alabama Multiple Listing Service, March home sales in Marshall County totaled 75 units, down 12.8 percent from one year ... *ACRE receives new construction sales data from the following counties/areas: Baldwin County, Birmingham Metro Area, Calhoun County, ...

The incident follows a tornado warning named by the National Weather Service at 3:41 pm when a thunderstorm capable of spawning a tornado was spotted in the Foley area. APR news will be monitoring the situation and update you on apr.org and during Morning Edition tomorrow on Alabama ...
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Butler, Covington and Crenshaw counties until 3 p.m. A tornado warning has been issued for southern Montgomery County until 2:45 p.m.. WATCH LIVE REPORT. The entire WSFA viewing area has been placed under a marginal threat ...
The radar is active across parts of south Alabama as of Sunday afternoon. The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued several tornado warnings for storms developing along and ahead of the warm front, and a tornado debris signature was detected in a warned storm in Crenshaw County. A ...
A possible tornado damaged several homes in the Bethel Community of Escambia County, Alabama. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert with the Escambia County Sheriff's Office said most of the damage happened in the area of Yellow Creek Road and Raintree Road. That's about five miles southeast of Brewton.

Sales: According to the North Alabama Multiple Listing Service, Morgan County (Decatur) residential sales totaled 133 units during March, up 1 percent ... *ACRE receives new construction sales data from the following counties/areas: Baldwin County, Birmingham Metro Area, Calhoun County, ...
The processed poop had been bound for a landfill in nearby Jefferson County, but the county's managers blocked the shipment by arguing that its own railyard wasn't zoned to accept such cargo. And so, the least fun train in the universe sat, unloved and unwanted, in Parrish, where a mild February ...
NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) released Friday additional information regarding the hailstone that fell in Cullman County on March 19, 2018. According to the NCEI as well as the State Climate Extremes Committee, the Walter, Alabama hailstone set the following state ...
... the following counties/areas: Baldwin County, Birmingham Metro Area, Calhoun County, Huntsville Metro Area, Lee County, Mobile Metro Area, Montgomery Metro Area, Tuscaloosa County and the Wiregrass Region. Combined, these counties/areas represent +/- 70 percent of Alabama's total population.
Forecast: March sales were 16 units, or 14.4 percent, below the Alabama Center for Real Estate's (ACRE) monthly forecast. ... *ACRE receives new construction sales data from the following counties/areas: Baldwin County, Birmingham Metro Area, Calhoun County, Huntsville Metro Area, Lee County, ...
In next week's NFL Draft, 100 players will be chosen in the first three rounds. NFL teams will select another 156 players in the closing four rounds on April 28. What kind of players can be found when the draft hits triple digits? Some good ones, as illustrated by the players from Alabama high schools and ...
After Saturday night's storms, the Clarke County Emergency Management Agency has issued a boil water notice. The agency said customers of the Jackson Water and Sewer and customers of water systems that buy their water from Jackson Water and Sewer are under the notice. According to officials ...
Alabama Power now reports about 10,000 customers are without power right now. Most of the ... Alabama Power crews are working to restore power to customers in Mobile County. According to Alabama Power's twitter page, about 3,300 customers were without power around 7:30pm on Saturday evening.
The Storm Prediction Center has part of south Alabama under an enhanced risk for severe weather. ... The Alabama counties in the watch are Butler, Conecuh, Escambia and Lowndes. ... The Clarke County EMA reported at 7:44 p.m. that Grove Hill had gotten a whopping 7.5 inches of rain -- since 3 p.m..
The highest radar rainfall estimates of 8-10 inches fell over Washington and Clarke counties, the weather service said. Some other southwest Alabama rain totals were 8.29 inches near Thomasville in Clarke County, 8.03 inches in Pine Hill in Wilcox County and 7.82 inches in downtown Thomasville.
FULTON, Ala. (WKRG) - Severe flooding from the storm system that moved across the Gulf Coast on Saturday continued to cause problems well into the early morning hours on Sunday. Parts of Clarke County saw several feet of rain, triggering flash floods in many areas, especially in the Fulton community.

Escambia County Alabama has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and. Shelter National Board Program for 2017. Escambia County has been chosen to receive $ ...
And Alabama's small towns are no exception. Between 2010 and 2017, 45 of the state's 67 counties saw a decrease in their population. Four of those counties saw a population loss of more than 10 percent over the same period. And while many of the state's largest counties are growing, small ...
School districts across Alabama handled activities related to the walkout in different ways. Students in Jefferson County schools were told if they participated in the walkout they would be in violation of the code of conduct and punished accordingly. Shelby County administrators said students wouldn't be ...
But, members from the Emergency Management Agency in Lee and Chambers County were deployed to help those counties hit in north Alabama. They sent what's called an R4 Communications Vehicle to Calhoun County, Alabama. They will be supporting communications that may have been damaged.
Representatives from Pelham, Alabama's Ingram Equipment Co. Monday made their presentation to the board, passing out flyers and pushing information on the possibility of Lincoln County purchasing the company's specialized garbage trucks and performing trash pickup services in-house. But the high ...
Severe storms moved through Limestone County near Ardmore on March 19, taking down trees, damaging roofs and in a few cases totally destroying homes. Members of PAR (Prepare and Respond) a disaster relief team from Huntsville, Alabama mobilized with chainsaw teams and a Bobcat to help with ...
MOULTON — Lawrence County received widespread damage along Alabama 24, but nothing major, Johnny Cantrell, county Emergency Management Agency director, said this ... A storm with a reported tornado followed Alabama 24 through the county and on to the east between 7 and 9 p.m. Monday.
Daphne, AL (WKRG) - Dozens of job seekers are getting up early for an event in Baldwin County. The Eastern Shore Chamber of commerce is hosting a career fair in Daphne with a few extras this morning. Local officials are touting this as more than just a chance to meet potential employers and hand out ...
The State of Alabama says the following counties were affected by Monday's storms: Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Randolph, Shelby, ...
The governor of Alabama says there has been significant damage in parts of Alabama. Gov. Kay Ivey said state resources were being sent to the affected areas, especially Jacksonville and Calhoun County, in her statement Monday night. She added, "Our first priority is ensuring our people are safe. Please ...
AL.com reports March 9 indictments from a Jefferson County grand jury against 23-year-old Willyncia Joy Harper were made public Friday. Posted: Mar. 16, 2018 ... BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A former Alabama high school coach accused of a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student has been indicted.
Kimberly Ann Wall, 13, was last seen at her home in Salem before midnight Thursday. Contact the Lee County Sheriff's Office if you know her whereabouts. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is looking for a teenage girl who has been missing from her Lee County ...
A bill that could bring the business practices of a privately owned sewer system in eastern Tuscaloosa County under state-level oversight came one step closer to passing Thursday, although now the amendment could be on the ballot statewide. House Bill 428, introduced in February by state Rep.
The Alabama Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit is currently on display in the capital building in Montgomer, but will make it's first traveling stop in St. Clair County. ... St. Clair County is the first stop as the exhibit begins its journey through Alabama's 67 counties in preparation of the State's Bicentennial in 2019.
Spring gobbler hunting season opened in most Alabama counties today. In north Alabama, hunters can hit the woods in DeKalb, Jackson and Marshall Counties. The runs through April 30th in those counties. In Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale (west of US Highway 43), Lawrence (south of AL Highway 24), ...
SILVERHILL, Ala. (WKRG) - A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a man from Baldwin County. Someone on their way to work reported the crash around 5:00 a.m. Friday near County Road 52 and Hill Road in Silverhill, but it's unclear what time the actual crash occurred. The Silverhill Police ...
Amid the rolling hills and farmers' fields of Chambers County near LaFayette, Ala., a new crop has emerged to dominate the landscape: solar energy. Officials from state and local governments, Alabama Power and Walmart gathered Thursday to celebrate the successful launch of AL Solar A, ...
A sheriff in Alabama took home as personal profit more than $750,000 that was budgeted to feed jail inmates — and then purchased a $740,000 ... Alabama's controversial system hearkens back to a different era, when county jails were more of a mom and pop operation and feeding inmates was often the ...
The program is a joint effort between the sheriff's office, Lawrence County District Attorney Errek Jett, the Office of Prosecution Services and the State of Alabama Health Department. Mitchell said this is a "vital tool needed to combat opioid crisis" in Alabama. The program allowed law enforcement agencies ...
Carver came under investigation by the Madison County Sheriff's Office in February. Sheriff's Lt. Donny Shaw said a Department of Homeland Security special agent told local investigators that Carver had access to a child pornography website in Colorado. That website was under investigation by DHS and ...
A Decatur woman is back in the custody of Alabama authorities after helping an inmate escape to Florida, lawmen said. Chloe German, 22, is held in the Morgan County Jail with bail set at $5,000. She's charged with facilitating the February escape of Alexis Hernandez. After nearly a week on the run from ...
The money in the account was allocated by federal, state and municipal governments to feed inmates in the Etowah County jail, but was not used for that purpose and was instead personally pocketed by Entrekin….Many Alabama sheriffs contend that the practice of keeping “excess” inmate-feeding funds ...
"We are deeply saddened for this loss. We offer our heartfelt condolences to his family," the bus company said. Mack said several injured people were taken to 10 hospitals in Baldwin County, the Alabama cities of Mobile, Daphne and Fairhope, and Pensacola, Florida. There were 40 students and six adults ...
Allen Farley, R-McCalla, who served for seven years as a school resource officer in Jefferson County, said he brought education and law enforcement officials together with legislative leadership to hear their thoughts on how lawmakers can best help keep schools and students safe. House Speaker Mac ...
Alabama State Rep. Adline Clarke, D-Mobile, (right) talks in support of HB368, the "Gender Pay Gap Bill" which she is sponsoring in the Alabama Legislature during a news conference on Monday, March 12, 2018, at the Mobile County Legislative Delegation office in Mobile, Ala. Standing to her left is ...
While much of Resource Fiber's focus is on the Black Belt, its growth potential has implications for the Alabama coal counties targeted by The Prosperity Fund. The company intends to move its production facility to Tuscaloosa County, and Puckett has connected it to support businesses in Walker and ...
The operation sparked complaints over smells, flies and health issues at multiple locations in Jefferson and Walker Counties. ... The unloading then moved to a rail yard further away in the Walker County town of Parrish, which decided at a special town council meeting in February that the landfill did not ...
The company's Dalton, Ga., mill was damaged and temporarily could not use the carpet yarns manufactured. The main problem in Covington County was traffic. Fourteen deaths were recorded in Alabama associated with the exposure or stress due from the storm. One person froze to death in their home, ...
Kay Ivey announced Monday morning that Alabama's preliminary, seasonally adjusted January unemployment rate is 3.7 percent, down from December ... Counties with the lowest unemployment rates are: Shelby County at 3.0 percent, Cullman County at 3.5 percent, and Marshall, Madison, Elmore, and ...
GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) - More than two dozen colleges and universities are on Spring Break this week and many of those students are headed to Baldwin County beaches. Schools from Texas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee and many more are on break this week. With winds out of the north at ...
(WJHG/WECP) An Alabama fugitive is now behind bars after reportedly telling a deputy, "I thought about killing you when you pulled me over." According to the Walton County Sheriff's Office, a deputy was on routine patrol Friday and noticed a camouflage Jeep heading east on Highway 90 near Gene ...
Alabama's obesity rate is just over 32 percent, one of the highest percentages in the country. The county with the highest obesity rate in Alabama tops the already-high state overage by more than 14 percentage points. 24/7 Wall Street used Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data to determine the ...
This monster of a storm dumped nearly two feet of snow in the higher elevations of the Alabama and north Georgia mountains, and all 67 counties within the state of Alabama recorded snowfall within March 12 through 14 in 1993. Below is a select few snowfall reports from throughout the Valley. Huntsville ...


 

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