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Jackson County Sheriff Arrests 33-Year-Old Man Charged With Rape 1st And Several Sexual Abuse Charges Of A Child

March 20, 2020

JACKSON COUNTY-On Thursday evening, March 19 the Jackson County sheriff’s Department released a statement concerning the arrst of a suspect who has bee charged with several counts of Sexual Abuse of a child: “On Wednesday March 18, 2020, Benjamin Adam TINKER, age 33 of Higdon, AL. surrendered himself to the Jackson County Jail on outstanding […]


Colbert County Courthouse Closing Until April 6

March 18, 2020

COLBERT COUNTY-On Tuesday, March 17 County commissioners voted unanimously  to protect the heath of the public and employees during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by closing the Colbert County courthouse. Probate Judge Daniel Rosser will be able to hold necessary commitment hearings as required. All deadlines for purchasing tags,titles, and licenses will be extended to accommodate […]


COVID-19 Cases Rise To 36 Madison County Has First Case Of Coronavirus

March 17, 2020

MONTGOMERY-On Tuesday, March 17 the Alabama Department of Public Health announced 36 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state. Governor Kay Ivey ordered restaurants, bars, breweries and other food-service establishments in Jefferson County and surrounding counties to prohibit on-premises consumption of food or drinks for one week. Ivey said the order will be reevaluated at the […]


ADPH: COVID-19 Cases Increase To 29

March 17, 2020

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health said 29 people have now tested positive for COVID-19. during the press conference that was held in Montgomery on Monday, March 16. Balwin County has 1 cases, Elmore County has 1, Lee County 1, Jefferson County 17, Limestone County 1, Montgomery County 2, Shelby County 3.  A total of […]


Morgan County Jail Inmate Dies On Friday Not Coronavirus Releated

March 16, 2020

MORGAN COUNTY-On Monday, March 16 the Morgan County sheriff’s Department report an inmate died on Friday, March 13 and  according to authorities the inmate did not present symptoms of COVID-19: “Inmate Jerry Lynn Acklin, 58 of Fayettville, TN was transported to Decatur Morgan Hospital at approximately 8pm on Friday March 13, 2020 after falling ill. […]


Some Area Cities Hold Press Conferences Concerning COVID-19 Pandemic Monday March 16

March 15, 2020

TENNESSEE VALLEY– On Monday, March 16 several area Mayors and City Officials will be holding press conferences to give update information on the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. Mayor Tommy Battle, Madison Mayor Paul Finley, Emergency Management Agency Director Jeff Birdwell, and local health care and public safety partners will hold a news conference on Monday, March […]


Ivey Declares State Of Emergency Closes Schools Due To COVID-19 In Alabama…Confirmed Case In Limestone County

March 14, 2020

  MONTGOMERY-On Friday, March 13  Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has officially issued a state of emergency due to the spread of the coronavirus.  The state of emergency will free up state resources to respond to the crisis. During a joint press conference with the Alabama State Department of Education Department and the Alabama Department of […]


Somerville Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident Near Hartselle

March 12, 2020

HARTSELLE-On Thursday, March 12 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-vehicle accident as occurred that has taken the life of one person:  “A single-vehicle crash at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, has claimed the life of a Somerville man. Jack Daniel Grandstaff, 35, was killed when the 2006 Volvo SUV he was driving left […]


Single-Vehicle Accident Takes Life Of Albertville Man

March 11, 2020

DEKALB COUNTY–On Wednesday, March 11 the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a single-vehicle accident that has taken the life of one person:  “A one vehicle crash at 9:35 pm yesterday, March 9, has claimed one life. Bruce Diaz Ramirez, 23, of Albertville was killed when the 1999 Mercedes he was driving left the roadway and […]


Scottsboro Woman…Dead Hollywood Man Arrested For Murder

March 11, 2020

HOLLYWOOD-On Tuesday, March 10 the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department issued a statement concerning the shooting death of a person and the arrest of a suspect who has been charged with murder: “On Monday March 09, 2020 at approximately 2:35 PM the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a person being shot at a […]


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