Area News

(BREAKING) 18-wheeler turnover on 265 South

Traffic was blocked in both lines on Hwy 265 for nearly half an hour Monday afternoon, after an 18-wheeler took a turn too sharply near mile-marker 17, and turned over it’s freight of logs. The driver of the vehicle was transported to J. Paul Jones hospital by ambulance. Her condition is unknown at this time……

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Camden Mayor Creswel Proclaims September 25, 2017 as Family Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CAMDEN MAYOR CRESWELL PROCLAIM SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 AS FAMILY DAY AND SEPTEMBER 24 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 AS FAMILY WEEK. The Alabama Family Rights Association and Exchange Club of Shelby County are partnering to encourage the citizens of Shelby County to participate in this year’s “Family Day/Week.” We would like to invite…

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(BREAKING) Video: Rep. Sewell Rural Ambulance Bill Passes Committee

Rep. Sewell Rural Ambulance Bill Passes Committee H.R. 3729 increases accuracy of ground ambulance payments in Medicare program WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, the Ways and Means Committee passed legislation by Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Devin Nunes (R-CA) extending support for rural ambulance providers and increasing the accuracy of ambulance reimbursements. H.R. 3729, the…

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Rep. Terri A. Sewell supports saving rural hospitals in AL

By Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) The bad news is that Alabama’s rural hospitals are on life support. The good news is that we can save them if we have the will to do so. In order to reverse course, we must make serious changes on federal, state, and local levels. I have called on…

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(BREAKING 9:38 AM) Auto-burglary reported on Clifton Street. DwnTwn-CAMDEN

Camden PD officers are currently investigating an automobile break-in/property theft, according to the victims. Officer Casey McGraw was dispatched to the address 213 Clifton Street at approx. (9:05 am) to conduct a stolen items report. A billfold containing cash and cards was stolen from a white 4×4 Dodge Pickup truck, according to the resident and vehicle…

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Pine Hill man ejected from vehicle last night, now dead at 27

A Pine Hill man died in a car crash last night. Jonathan Neal Robinson, 27, was driving a 2015 Ford Fusion when the car left the roadway, overturned, and hit several trees. AL State Troopers report the crash occurring around 7 p.m. Wednesday on Wilcox County 27, about three miles south of Pine Hill. Senior…

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Attn via Comm. RICKY POWELL: Donation Collective is now open for Harvey Victims

Attn: ALL WILCOX COUNTY CITIZENS An Announcement: both approved and facilitated by your Wilcox County Commissioner: Ricky Powell A donation collective has been set up by your Community Leaders to benefit those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Comm. Ricky Powell has announced that he is now accepting all non-monetary contributions (canned goods, water, paper-towels, first-aid, socks, t-shirts,…

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Rep. Terri Sewell writes 2nd letter to Wilcox citizens

Letter to the Editor: Friend of Wilcox County: As representative of Alabama’s 7th Congressional District, I write with concerns regarding the pending closure of John Paul Jones Hospital in Camden at the end of the month. After 60 years of serving the citizens of Wilcox County, the hospital board has announced that they will have…

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