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OPD Make Arrest in September Fatal Shooting

Opelika Police have made an arrest in the murder of a 23-year-old man that happened on September 27, 2016. The murder happened in the 600 block of Edmon Ave. Jaquavious Montrell Strickland…

Fort Benning Conducting Prescribed Burns Today (Thursday)

Fort Benning will be conducting a prescribed burn within the O-13, O-18, and U-9 training areas today. The wind is predicted to be from the Northwest and will keep smoke away from sensitive areas. Wind direction is a prediction and…

It’s Allergy Season: How to Protect Yourself & Your Pets

We are not in Spring just yet, but our allergies are sure feeling it. With our mild winter, some of our plants and trees bloomed 3-4 weeks ahead of schedule. which means, us allergy sufferers, are feeling that now. Itchy…

Governor Bentley Announces 65 by 2025 Attainment Goal Initiative

NEWS RELEASE MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced the 65 by 2025 initiative to better prepare Alabamians for current and future jobs. The new attainment goal initiative was announced during the Alabama Workforce Council meeting. The goal of…

Temps Plummet Below Freezing Tonight & Tomorrow Night

After basking in the sunshine and warm temps over the past few weeks, reality is hitting us right in the face tonight as temps plummet. Clouds will begin scour out and temps will drop into the 20's and 30's by…

Clayton Man Arrested on Rape Warrant

Eufaula Police have finally tracked down and arrested a man they’ve been looking for since June. 23-year-old Demetrius Walker was arrested Monday on a Rape First Degree Warrant. A 54-year-old woman told police she was walking home when she saw…

Cold Days, Freezing Nights for the Southeast

Temperatures continue to stay well below average today with highs topping out in the mid 40s to low 50s under a good bit of cloudiness. Winds will kick in and…

Police: Victim died from Vehicle, not Gunshot

Phenix City Police say the call came in just after lunch Sunday. A driver discovered the man dead in the road from what they thought was a gunshot wound but upon further inspection,…

Alabama: Jobless Rate is on the Rise

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's unemployment rate rose to 6.4 percent despite improvement nationally, leaving the state with the third-worst jobless rate in the United States, according to reports released Monday. State statistics showed the January…

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