SBI investigating case of man who died in police custody in Jackson County

State Bureau of Investigation investigators are looking into the death of a man who died in custody early Monday morning.

  Moon river: Giant ice disk spins in Maine

The ice disk is about 100 yards across and looks a bit like a full moon.
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  Gymboree preparing to file for bankruptcy and close all its stores

Bankruptcy means possibly shuttering all 900 stores the company operates under the Gymboree, Janie and Jack and Crazy 8 brands in the United States and Canada.


After a young man, 23, died in a car accident, his kidney donation saved his father’s life

Woman fights ticket for honking at officer

UNA dorm catches fire

Opening announced for new Athens High School

  Opening announced for new Athens High School

Athens City Schools has announced the opening of the new Athens High School.
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  Amid shutdown, Pelosi suggests State of the Union address be delayed

In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted.

  Florence City Council approves 1 percent sales tax increase

County filing shows new Chick-fil-A opening in Huntsville

Longest serving AL circuit judge retires from bench in DeKalb County

Salt brine facility built in Madison County

  Madison County leaders respond to possible gas tax increase

1 dead in New Hope Cedar Point Road house fire

Shutdown standoff: Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

’There is no money beyond February’: Shutdown freezes HUD funds for low-income programs

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  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.


NFL players host Cocktails for a Cause at SIP

  Randolph School student makes half-court shot for charity

Coca-Cola unveils commemorative Clemson championship cans

Sarah Thomas will be first female to officiate NFL playoff game

Thomas will referee Sunday’s Patriots-Chargers game


  Alabama corrections putting murder convicts in public, unsupervised by department

River of liquid chocolate spills near AZ highway after truck crash

145 employees laid off at FreightCar America

Morgan County sheriff Ron Puckett sworn in

  Florence police cracking down on drivers who pass school buses

Drivers who pass school buses in Florence should expect to get a ticket.
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  'I am going to run’: Kirsten Gillibrand latest Democrat in 2020 field

Kirsten Gillibrand has already made plans to campaign in Iowa over the weekend, more than a year before the leadoff caucus state votes.

  Contractor preps for Cecil Ashburn blasting

Weekend raid nets drugs, guns at Boaz motel

Phil Sims sworn in as new Marshall County sheriff

New Madison County sheriff eyes jail cost improvements


UNA dorm catches fire

Florence man killed in Franklin County wreck