Billie Joe Moore, a 73-year-old inmate who was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole for murder out of Morgan County at St. Clair Correctional Facility in Springville, passed away on June 27.
Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday awarded $18.27 million of the Coronavirus Relief Fund to provide baseline testing for coronavirus and proactive surveillance of the virus for health care personnel and residents of nursing home facilities across Alabama.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System and Ascension St. Vincent’s have entered into a strategic alliance that will increase access to high-quality, innovative medical care through multiple outlets and health programs.
The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has proposed a civil penalty of $148,000 to the National Cement Company of Alabama, Inc in Ragland.
The concern for public health during the COVID-19 pandemic caused Leeds Jane Culbreth Library (LJCL) to temporarily close its doors in March of this year. Since then, library cardholders have been discovering the versatility of today’s public library and the librarians have cultivated fresh,…
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a rise in the requests for financial aid, Jefferson State increased the number of scholarships available for the 2020 fall semester by more than 50 percent from just a year ago.
The suspects in the fatal shooting of Moody police Lt. Stephen Williams appeared in court for the second time Thursday.
On June 17, Leeds Mayor David Miller presented a check to Michelle Williams, widow of fallen Moody Police Officer Lt. Stephen Williams, in the amount of $14,297 on behalf of Rails & Ales and the City of Leeds for the recent fundraiser.
In one of the most memorable race days in Talladega Superspeedway history, Ryan Blaney drove his No. 12 Ford Mustang for Team Penske past the field with a last-lap pass and spectacular finish bumping fenders with Erik Jones and holding off Ricky Stenhouse Jr. by inches to win the GEICO 500 N…
There were sounds of joy just outside the 2.66-mile venue as the Convoy of Hope, a faith-based organization with a driving passion to feed the world. Following two successful donation events at Darlington Raceway and Martinsville Speedway where 1,600 families were served, the Joey Logano Fou…
The Alabama Department of Corrections’ (ADOC) Law Enforcement Services Division (LESD) is enforcing the Department’s zero-tolerance contraband policy, making numerous arrests of individuals attempting to introduce illegal contraband into correctional facilities. Four of those arrests being i…
NASCAR released a photo of the noose garage door pull found in Bubba Wallace's garage last Sunday.
The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce announced the 26th Annual Creek Bank Festival has been cancelled while plans continue with the 5th Annual Cruising the Creek Bank Car Show for August 29 at Leeds Memorial Park at 1159 Montevallo Road.
Federal officials are investigating an incident at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday which according to NASCAR, a noose was found in in the garage stall of driver Bubba Wallace.
After careful consideration, closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and consulting with city officials, local community groups, and the Alabama Department of Health, the Pell City Chamber of Commerce has decided it would be in the best interest of public safety and health to cance…
NASCAR announced today a plan to introduce the return of fans to its race events, which includes the GEICO 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on June 21.
Michael Lane Mitchell, 51, of Pell City was arrested on June 4 and charged with violating Alabama’s Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act after moving to Lincoln.
Barber Motorsports Park announced dates for their 2020 Barber Vintage Festival. The festival will take place Oct. 9-11 and include activities such as vintage racing, swap meets, off-road trails and stunt shows.
Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $17 million to provide relief for Alabamians who faced unemployment and economic difficulties as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Moody residents are petitioning to urge city council members to revoke the business license of Super 8 motel on Moody Parkway. The petition comes after Sgt. Stephen Williams was fatally shot June 2.
Moody Sgt. Stephen Williams was laid to rest Monday morning. Nearly 1,000 mourners gathered to remember and celebrate the life of Williams who was slain in the line of duty on June 2.
The St. Clair County Soil and Water Conservation District announced two new board members. David Carrol of Pell City and Mike Bowling of Odenville are replacing long time members Perry Poe and Terry Templin.
Moody Police Sgt. Stephen Williams was killed in a shooting while responding to a call at a Super 8 motel in Moody Tuesday night. Two suspects are in custody.
Governor Kay Ivey announced today that she has given authorization to Adjutant General Sheryl Gordon with the Alabama National Guard to activate up to 1000 guardsmen, should the need arise in response to violent protesters.
The Education Committee of the Pell City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors selected two high school seniors to receive the Pell City Chamber Scholarship Award.
Alabama saw its worst unemployment rate in 28 years at 12.9 percent. Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced Friday that the rate was up from March’s rate of 3.0 percent, and above April 2019’s rate of 3.2 percent.
Designer Smiles by Benton announced the upcoming opening of their new Pell City office, located at 2043 Martin Street South. An open house and ribbon cutting ceremony will be planned once it is safe to do so.
The St. Clair County Board of Education approved Shea Monroe to be hired as Ashville High Schools head football coach and athletic director during the May 19 meeting.
The Alabama Department of Labor is warning unemployment compensation recipients to beware of scammers who may be seeking to fraudulently obtain unemployment benefits. These individuals or groups may represent themselves as legitimate entities and will promise that they can obtain unemploymen…
Trussville Police Department arrested Eric Taylor, 40, of Pensacola, Fla. after police located him in a stolen vehicle receiving a Flock Safety alert.
Alabama High School Athletic Association member schools may re-open June 1, in accordance with Alabama State Department of Education Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey’s directive announced Thursday.
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Mr. Phillip Dale "Big Daddy" Bradford, age 70, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Edna Bradford. He is survived by sisters, Wanda Bradford and Sheron Walker; daughters, Tracie Hurst (Gary), Tammie Mitchell (Danney); son, Dan Bradford (Rhianna)…
Velta was called home on June 12, 2020 after a hard fought battle with cancer.
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- UAB and Ascension St. Vincent's plan health care alliance
- Leeds Library adjusts to the new normal amid COVID-19
- Suspects in connection with death of Moody Police officer appear in court
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