Wednesday, September 2, 2015

West Alabama Newsroom

Road Improvement Projects Underway in the City of Marion
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- State workers are finishing up a major road improvement project in Marion -- and city leaders say more road improvements are on the way.

Future of Historic St. James Hotel in Hands of Selma City Council
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The future of the historic St. James Hotel in downtown Selma could be decided by Selma city leaders in the coming weeks.

FBI Doubles Reward in 1995 Selma Killing
AP-AL--1995 Slaying-Reward FBI doubles reward in 1995 slaying in Selma Eds: APNewsNow. The FBI is doubling the reward for information that leads to the arrest of a man wanted in a killing that happened in 1995 in Selma.

Alexander City Man Killed in Wilcox County Wreck
Alabama State Troopers say an Alexander City man has been killed in a wreck in Wilcox County.

Burkville Hosts 15th Annual Okra Festival
The city of Burkville celebrated all things okra at the 15th Annual Okra Festival

A Goat is on the Lam from Authorities in Pine Hill
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Authorities in the town of Pine Hill are on the lookout for a goat. That's right, a goat.

Marengo Co. Officials Launch New Technology to Help Residents
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Marengo County officials are launching new technology to provide a convenient option for residents to take care of routine business with the county.

Dallas Co. Program Helping to Transform the Lives of Troubled Youths
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A program in Dallas County is transforming the lives -- by helping troubled young adults -- help themselves.

Voting Rights Icon Amelia Boynton Robinson Remembered in Selma
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- People in Selma are mourning the loss -- and celebrating the life -- of voting rights icon -- Amelia Boynton Robinson.

President Obama Issues Statement on Death of Amelia Boynton Robinson
President Obama has released a statement on the death of civil rights pioneer Amelia Boynton Robinson, who died at 104.