Shooting at Yellow Bluff Racetrack

The Wilcox County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at the Yellow Bluff Racetrack over the weekend. Two (2) people were shot by an unknown gunman Saturday night at approximately 11:30 p.m. 20-year-old Kashondria Thomas, B/F, of Tuscaloosa, and 16-year-old Deonte Banks, B/M. of Uniontown, both were injured as a result of being…

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Election Results – unofficial tape count

total votes for Mayor of Camden: PHIL CRESWELL; 403 votes or 57.5 % ELI MACK: 94 votes or 13.4 % FRANK MCGRAW: 204 votes or 29 % TOTAL VOTES: 701 votes     for councilmember, DISTRICT 2 Hutchinson: 121 votes MOORER: 90 votes 2 under votes TOTAL VOTES: 213   for councilmember, DISTRICT 3 ANDREA TAYLOR…

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Arrest made in case of stolen ‘McGraw’ signs

Police Have made an arrest in connection to the stolen political signs along the Camden Bypass. The most recent incident, which hasn’t been reported until today, involved a 3rd campaign sign endorsed by the Frank McGraw for Mayor campaign that was stolen at approx. 5 a.m. this morning out front of the used car dealership…

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“It’s All In God’s Hands” – By Ethan Van Sice

Alabama finds itself entering the Summer months overwhelmed by an increase of COVID-19 diagnosis’. While illnesses are ramping up in universal, inconspicuous ways throughout the state, other locations have simmered down into a season of solace and recovery. Evidence suggests these improvements are the direct result of extensive sanitization, and strictly upholding the CDC’s recommendations…

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“The re-branding of country music icons, because words are racist too” by Jacob Womack

Amid the nationwide protests over the wrongful killing of George Floyd and the ensuing racial tension, Lady Antebellum has officially changed their name to “Lady A”. After more than a decade of radio-friendly, hit singles and chart-topping Country music record sales,  the band is now “deeply sorry” for the Antebellum half of their branding. Granted, most people…

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Alberta provided much-needed internet access through joint Force

The Freedom Quilting Bee and Souls Grown Deep recently collaborated to provide internet access service to the community of Gee’s Bend and Alberta. This ensured they were able to interact with the IRS to check on and receive their stimulus payments. There are people who don’t realize they are eligible to receive this stimulus payment,…

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Nursing Facility enters “cool-down” phase with all residents in recovery

Administration with Camden Nursing Facility announced Monday that all residents who are currently sick with COVID-19 have completed their treatment, and are recovering. Further good news, The facility has not returned a positive test for COVID-19 in 17 days. CNF still accounts for a total of 43 Coronavirus cases in Wilcox County; 23 residents, and 20…

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