Area Breaking News

Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces Court of Criminal Appeals Upholds Wilcox County Murder Conviction

(MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the conviction of Sylvester Elliot, 29, for murder. Elliot was convicted in Wilcox County Circuit Court on January 27, 2020, for the murder of Clifford Bonner. The evidence at trial showed that on September 3, 2017, a social event was held by…

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Altercation with girlfriend ends with fatal shooting

The Wilcox Sheriff’s Department has made an arrest in connection to a shooting that happened in Pine Hill over the weekend. According to Sheriff Evans, 32-year-old Tineisha Pearson, a B/F from Camden shot and killed her boyfriend Detrick Grimes, B/M 37. The shooting occured this past Saturday, October 17 at 10 A.M. “somewhere off County…

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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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