East Alabama

  Gadsden Kiwanis to give bicycles to disadvantaged children

The head of the Martin's and Wakefield's department stores bought 400 bicycles to be given away to select children from poor families.

  Gadsden’s Festival of Trees dedicated to American First Ladies

JSU Marching Southerners prepare for trip to Rome

2 men arrested in connection with homicide in Saks Community

Calhoun County Commissioner requests Robert E. Lee statue removed from New Orleans

Man convicted of killing Auburn University student in 2008 returns to Lee Co. for hearing

Calhoun County review of sentencing guidelines reduces population in county jail

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Authorities respond to chemical spill in Gadsden

Man arrested, charged with murder in connection to multi-vehicle fatal wreck that shut down I-20 in St. Clair Co.

Cookie Dough Magic opens in Birmingham

Dog rescues owner from house fire in East AL

Shooting investigation underway in Piedmont

Play with multiple stages to tell the legend of Gadsden’s Princess Noccalula

  Downtown Gadsden ready for big holiday season

Christmas decorations fill storefront windows, and holiday signs are hanging from light poles on Broad Street in downtown Gadsden.The city and businesses are ready for a busy holiday season.

Christmas at the Falls in Gadsden

An annual holiday tradition has returned to Gadsden’s Noccalula Falls.Christmas at the Falls kicked off Thanksgiving night.

VeoRide hiring for eastern Alabama bike share program

VeoRide will soon be implementing a dockless bike share program at Jacksonville State University and in the cities of Anniston, Oxford, and Jacksonville.

American Red Cross in dire need of blood donations

During the holiday season blood donations often decline since regular donors are busy with holiday activities and traveling.

Fan attends 59th Iron Bowl in a row

Anniston businessman to honor police ‘Employees of the Month’

Etowah Co. man accused of hate threats to undergo medical evaluation

Homicide under investigation in Sylacauga

Finebaum reports frequent caller Tammy Bullard was victim in fatal Hwy. 280 accident

4 arrested after Cleburne Co. bank robbery

Band director running to New Orleans to help raise funds

Handley High School’s band has been invited to perform at the 2019 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, but unfortunately not everyone has the money to make the trip.

Family has military in their “DNA”

What George Bowman accomplished over 30-plus years in the United States Army is impressive on its own.

Coin toss decides Al election, for now

Jim Studdard and Henry Lambert each received 2680 votes after all the provisional votes from the November 6 election were counted.

1 I-20 WB lane open in overturned 18-wheeler wreck

Both lanes of I-20 Westbound are closed as authorities work to clear an overturned 18-wheeler.

Mayor of Oakman calling for full investigation into Pike County wall collapse

School and others investigating why wall collapsed onto Oakman High School players.

Hall of Heroes displaying special quilt stitched in honor of Veterans

The observance of Veterans Day is this weekend but on the square in Talladega they celebrate the contributions of our nations' Veterans every day at The Hall Of Heroes.

St. Clair Co. authorities need help finding runaway teen

Christina “Tina” Hall was last seen on November 3 in Ashville.

Anniston council considers temporary locations for city hall

The council has narrowed down the list of possible temporary sites, where the city's government will be located for five years.

Gadsden competing online for a 10-12 week music series

Gadsden is one of 25 finalists to be among cities receiving a grant for hosting a 10-to-12-week music festival.

Gadsden City students experience life as a firefighter

Some Gadsden City High School students spent part of today living the life of a firefighter.

IDA chairman expresses concerns about “confusion” in Etowah County Industrial Recruitment

The chairman of the Gadsden Etowah County Industrial Development Authority says he’s concerned about the county commission’s efforts in industrial recruiting.

Previous temple attack in Gadsden remembered after Pittsburgh shooting

Alvin Lowi went through World War I and World War II without a single bullet wound, only to get shot in the hand outside his temple on a Friday night in Gadsden.

Gas line rupture simulated in Gadsden

An unusual emergency exercise took place in Gadsden Thursday evening.

Mounds at Choccolocco Park in Oxford dedicated as part of the state’s mound trail

Part of Oxford’s newest park is now part of a trail seeking to remember Alabama’s history of indigenous people.

Both escapees from Childersburg Work Release Center recaptured

Mark Araujo and Jacob Burnett, both 39, escaped from the center around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Woman killed in Talladega Co. school bus wreck identified

At least one person was life-lighted after an accident in Talladega County. 26 year-old-male driver

Funeral planned for Etowah Co. juvenile probation officer who had role in civil rights movement

Larevia Gray passed away Friday, following a lengthy illness

Anniston’s mayor says city needs to work on unemployment numbers

Figures released Friday show the state with a record low 3.7% unemployment rate. Anniston, however, has a rate of 5.2% that ties with Bessemer as the fourth highest in the state.

Authorities locate body of missing Gadsden man

Etowah County Sheriff’s Office deputies and investigators have located the body of a missing Gadsden man.

Cotton farm suffers loss after fire

An East Alabama farm is in a race against time to replace a cotton picker after a fire destroyed their one and only machine.

Calhoun County organizations working together on Florida relief drive

Calhoun County agencies are helping a sister county in Florida with hurricane relief.

Sears closing in Gadsden as part of retailer’s bankruptcy filing

The Gadsden location is one of 142 locations to be closed as part of the retailer's bankruptcy filing Monday.

Etowah Co. woman charged with arson and burglary

Crystal McClung is charged with arson and burglary.

Man arrested after police say he tried to run over several officers

Oxford police arrested a man Thursday night after authorities say he tried to run over several officers.

Piedmont minor arrested for bomb threat

Piedmont Police have confirmed that a minor was arrested for making a bomb threat on Friday.

Anniston teen faces federal charge of having gun at HS football game

Officials say an 18-year-old Anniston man is faces chargest for having a pistol at an Anniston High School football game.

6 arrested after Anniston school bus caught in shootout, no students on board

Two men in separate cars began shooting at each other Wednesday afternoon before a school bus got caught in the middle of the shootout, according to officials with the Anniston Police Department.

Etowah Co. deputy injured in wreck during pursuit

Officials say the deputy was pursuit a fleeing vehicle on County Road 71 near Gilley Road around 10:30 a.m. when the accident occurred.

Police chase from Calera ends with crash near Prattville

The police chief says at one point the suspect tried to hit a sheriff's deputy with her vehicle.

Jacksonville State reflects 6 months after EF-3 tornado hit campus

Wednesday marks six months since a devastating EF-3 tornado struck the city of Jacksonville and the Jacksonville State University campus.

World’s largest trucking convoy event coming to Alabama to support Special Olympics

The world’s largest truck convoy is coming to Alabama for the very first time and it’s all to support special Olympics.

Low-income Anniston residents offered financial help for home improvement projects

Low-income Anniston residents are getting help with remodeling.

Talladega Superspeedway providing refuge for Florence evacuees

Officials at the Talladega Superspeedway announced Wednesday they will offer a portion of its campgrounds free to evacuees seeking temporary refuge from the path of Hurricane Florence.

State firefighter memorial dedicated in Anniston

There is now a memorial for fallen Alabama firefighters at Anniston’s Centennial Park. The memorial, which sits across the state law enforcement memorial, was dedicated as part of a 9/11 memorial service in the park.

2 Gadsden men arrested on drug related charges

2 Gadsden men have been arrested on drug related charges