Local News in Autauga County, Alabama
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Vietnam Veteran earns high school diploma 50 years later
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:53:00 -0700
Bell received his diploma and walked with the 2014 graduating class at Selma High School in May.
Cotton vote the only statewide amendment on July 15 runoff ballot
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:10:35 -0700
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — There will only be one statewide amendment on the upcoming runoff ballot in Alabama, but some cotton farmers fear voters won’t understand what their ‘yes’ vote actually means to the industry that is pivotal to our state’s agricultural economy. The ‘cotton amendment’ will be on your July 15 primary runoff ballot. If […]
Voting on the cotton amendment
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 09:55:55 -0700
A proposed constitutional amendment on the Tusday’s primary runoff ballot asks local and statewide voters if a voluntary program funded by cotton farmers should become automatic.
Gov. Bentley says Black Belt moving ahead; not prepared for Medicaid expansion
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:21:01 -0700
During a meeting of the Black Belt Commission in Thomasville Wednesday, Alabama's governor says he likes what he sees and hears from people working to move the region out of the economic doldrums. "These things
Suspects sought in attempted Autauga Co. gas station robbery
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:54:37 -0700
Law enforcement authorities in Autauga County are looking for suspects involved in the attempted robbery of a gas station near Prattville.
Tallassee cuts ribbon on new, bigger Walmart
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:22:17 -0700
New jobs and a bigger shopping selection are now available in Tallassee. Wednesday morning, leaders cut the ribbon an a Walmart supercenter on Gilmer Avenue.
Maximum reward offered in Autauga Co. armed robbery
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:54:13 -0700
Law enforcement in Autauga County are looking for suspects involved in the armed robbery of a gas station near Prattville early Monday morning.
CAEC warns customers of scam targeting co-op members
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:50:12 -0700
The phone rings and the caller demands payment and threatens to shut off your power if you don't hand over bank or credit card information. Central Alabama Electric Cooperative and other Alabama co-ops are having it happen to customers and they don't want others to fall prey to con artists.
Biscuits change start time for August 30th game
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:08:02 -0700
The Montgomery Biscuits announced that the Biscuits' home game on Saturday, August 30, vs. the Jackson Generals, originally scheduled for 2:05 p.m., has been changed to a 7:05 p.m. start. All tickets previously
Disabled veterans lose funds from unpublicized benefits
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 11:46:13 -0700
It wasn't until a few months ago that Vietnam veteran Rubin Willis found out he didn't have to pay property taxes to the state or county because of his disability. Willis, like hundreds of thousands of other veterans, didn't know about the benefit he was entitled to.