Healthcare doesn’t stop as Coronavirus reaches Wilcox County

Last Wednesday afternoon, The Alabama Department of Public Health announced the first case of Coronavirus in Wilcox County. As new cases begin to surge around the state, with 999 confirmed infected and 17 dead from the virus, Wilcox County still finds itself seemingly unaffected with only 3 cases confirmed. Realistically, this low number is due to the…

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Hey Teachers, I See You Being Awesome – By Elizabeth Grimes Reaves

Hey Teachers-I See You Being Awesome submitted by Elizabeth Grimes Reaves Over the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to venture into several elementary schools across the county. While they are different, one thing was a constant- the atmosphere: halls filled with colorful, inspiring bulletin boards and murals; happy students, and positive attitudes.…

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(BREAKING) 1st Grader at J.E. Hobbs Accidentally Discharges Gun in Class

We spoke with Supt. Andre Saulsberry about this morning’s incident. Between 10:30 a.m.- 10:50 a.m. this morning, a first grade student at J.E. Hobbs Elementary accidentally discharged a firearm he was carrying in his pocket. The shot went off during class and tore a hole through the student’s jacket pocket. The bullet DID NOT hit…

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(BREAKING) Three separate robberies in Pine Hill now solved

Three recent robberies in the Pine Hill area (Kayces, Mini Mart, and Old School Truck Stop) have now been solved, according to Pine Hill Police Chief Nikisha Gailes. David Darrell Chapman, also known as “Sandy”, was arrested Tuesday on 3 counts of Robbery 1st of all 3 stores. Chapman has reportedly confessed to the crimes.…

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(BREAKING) Shekita Jenkins Pleads ‘Guilty’ to Wire Fraud

The former Chief Clerk at the Wilcox County Probate Office accused of embezzling over $18k has entered into a Plea Agreement as of September 26th, 2019. Shekita Jenkins (a.k.a. Shekita Myles) pleads GUILTY to Count One of the Indictment, charging a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343, Wire Fraud. Jenkins admitted in…

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Boomer’s Birds & More To Be Camden’s Newest Critter Carrier

A new pet shop is coming to Camden next week. This locally operated business will carry supplies, toys, and food for just about any species you can think of, and will even have dozens of unique, exotic pets for customers to take home and love. “We’ll have just about everything—except cats and dogs,” says Haley…

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