Area Breaking News

(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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Hunters Run burglar ‘caught in the act’ (See Video)

By Ethan Van Sice Camden Police officers arrested a man thought to be responsible for several, repeat burglaries in the area last week. The suspect was captured on camera breaking into Hunters Run early Thursday morning. Antonio Robinson, 28, B/M, has been charged with Breaking & Entering, Criminal Mischief, and Theft of Property. Police were…

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Vices & Virtues -8/7/2019- by Ethan Van Sice

“Chief Nikisha Gailes has the respect of her department. She has the trust of the citizens. And she has backbone to withstand this scrutiny.” Following a rash of mass-shootings last week, a post was made to the Pine Hill Police Department’s Facebook page which read, “two mass shootings in 24 hours? Is America great again…

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Three From Tennessee Picked Up in Wilcox County

Officers in Wilcox County were alerted of 3 fugitives on the run from Monroe County at approximately 11 a.m. Saturday. Pursuit began after officers in Monroeville attempted to pull over a vehicle with a suspended tag. When the driver refused, police began a high-speed chase down Hwy 41. They eventually crossed the Monroe/Wilcox County Line…

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