Author: Rashad Snell

Montgomery Regional Airport Receives Perfect Score on Safety Inspection

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completed a safety inspection of Dannelly Field in January 2021. Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) received a perfect score, and no deficiencies were found. The airport had not received such a score since 2002. The inspection, which evaluates adherence to certification requirements for airports, is commonly known as the “139 Airfield Inspection.” A formal review to…

Lee High School Students Wrongfully Expelled Settle with MPS Board of Education for Thousands of Dollars

On February 5, during a special meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted to approve a settlement for two Lee High School students wrongfully expelled in 2019. The settlement agreements resolved two lawsuits filed in 2020 on behalf of the two students who were denied due process rights and expelled. The lawsuit stated a false accusation of the students…

Chilton County Teacher Charged with Engaging in Sexual Act with Student

On Tuesday, February 9, authorities arrested a Chilton County teacher for violating Alabama Code §13A-6-81, School Employee Engaging in a Sex Act with a Student Under the Age of 19. The teacher identified is Ashlee Elizabeth Steinman. The Clanton Police Department received a report of a possible inappropriate relationship between a 29 year-old female teacher and a 18 year-old male…

Salem Man Dies in Crash Near Smiths Station

A Salem man is dead following a two vehicle crash on Thursday, February 4, around 5 pm. Williams Kent, 61, died when his 2002 Subaru Forrester collided with a 2006 Ford Mustang driven by Rafer E. Springfield, 18, of Phenix City. Police say Kent was wearing a seat belt but pronounced dead at the scene. Springfield was transported to a…

EA Sports Bringing Back NCAA Football Game After Long-awaited Return

Video gamers are rejoicing as EA Sports announces they will be bringing back NCAA Football. Follow the official #EASPORTSCollegeFootball account 👉 @EASPORTSCollege — EA SPORTS (@EASPORTS) February 2, 2021 This will be the first edition of the game of the game since 2013 with Michigan Quarterback Denard Robinson gracing the cover of NCAA Football 14. EA Sports says over 100…

Dadeville Man Charged with Multiple Sexual Abuse Charges of a Child Under 12-Years Old

A Dadeville man is behind bars following an investigation into the Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than 12-years-old. Roger Wayne Pennington, 37, was arrested and charged with the following charges: Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than 12-years-old Rape 1st Degree Sodomy 1st Degree Possession of Child Pornography Production of Child Pornography Sexual Torture Willful Abuse of a Child…

Parole Officer Hospitalized After Accidentally Shooting Himself

A Probation and Parole Officer with the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles is in the hospital this morning following an accidental shooting. The shooting occurred at the Bureau of Pardons and Paroles in the 800 block of South Perry Street. On Tuesday, February 2, the officer accidentally discharged the firearm in the Montgomery Field Office cause a self-inflicted gunshot…