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MISSING TEEN: Robert Walker

The Columbus Police Department and the family is asking for the public’s assistance in locating ROBERT WALKER. Robert was last seen at his residence on July 27, 2017. If you have any information as to Robert Walker's whereabouts please…

Opelika Residents: Society Hill Road Closure

The city of Opelika announces that Society Hill Road will remain closed over the weekend in order to finalize work and to patch a drop off in pavement. It is anticipated that the road will re-open Monday morning. Public…

Auburn Water Works Lifts Water Restrictions

AUBURN, Ala.- The Auburn Water Works Board has lifted all drought-related water restrictions effective immediately. The City of Auburn received more than 18 inches of rainfall during June and July of 2017. Because of this, as well as the current construction…

Funeral Services for Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident

Funeral services have been made for the Smiths Station man killed while riding his motorcycle Sunday night. Dontae Torrez Floyd , 34, was killed Sunday, July 30th 2017, after being struck by a 2008 Dodge Charger. The crash occurred at…

Auburn Business Growth

It’s no doubt the city of Auburn is growing and it’s one of the fastest growing smaller cities in Alabama, according to reports. More and more businesses are seeing the benefits of…

Governor Ivey Signs Multi-State Compact to Improve State Cybersecurity

NEWS RELEASE MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday that she has signed onto a multi-state compact to improve cybersecurity within the state. The “Compact to Improve State Cybersecurity” was agreed upon at the 2017 National Governors Association (NGA)…

One More Rain Free Day, Then...

A mix of sun and clouds today with highs in the mid to upper 80s. Partly cloudy tonight with lows in the mid 60s to low 70s and maybe a few sprinkles. Scattered…

Last Of 12 Escaped Alabama Jail Inmates Recaptured In Florida

The Alabama peanut butter caper was not the most sophisticated jailbreak, but it did the trick. Some inmates in Walker County Jail in Jasper saved peanut butter from their sandwiches and used it like modeling clay to help alter the…

A Dozen Inmates Escape Jail, One Still at Large

(CNN) - A dozen inmates escaped an Alabama jail. As of Monday morning, all but one of them have been re-captured. You're looking at some of the inmates who escaped. The man still missing, 26-year-old Brady Kilpatrick. Authorities say they…

Drink More and Chase Away Diabetes?

Some good news if you enjoy a daily cocktail. A new Danish study finds frequent drinkers have a lower risk of diabetes. In fact, men who…

Fatal Shooting In Opelika

A Lee County man is sitting in jail tonight accused of shooting and killing his nephew. It happened around 6 p.m. tonight in the 500 block of Lee Road 156 in Opelika, Alabama.…

Opelika Honors "Miss America" with Hometown Signs

It seemed like a harmless Tweet when local gal and former Miss America, Mallory Hagan, shared the current Miss America, Savvy Shields, with her hometown road sign. However, the City of Opelika took…

Fan Day is Officially Set for Alabama

The University of Alabama football team's annual Fan Day has been set for Saturday, August 5th. The Crimson Tide will hold an open practice in Bryant-Denny Stadium from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Players and coaches will be available for autographs following practice…

Medical Mistakes a Serious Problem

Parents and caregivers will do anything to help a sick loved one feel better. But a new study finds more Americans are accidentally making matters worse by taking…

Men Not as Fertile Today

      Researchers are finding men are significantly less fertile than men were just 40 years ago. Researchers analyzed 185 previous studies involving almost 43-thousand men. From 1973 to 2011, both sperm concentration and overall sperm count declined more…

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