Author: Rashad Snell

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed Issues Executive Order Requiring Face Masks to be Worn in Public

Mayor Steven Reed issued an Executive Order requiring face masks to be worn at all time in public. This announcements comes in wake of Tuesday night’s city council meeting. During the meeting,  city council members voted down a proposed ordinance requiring face masks to be worn. Council member C.C. Calhoun proposed requiring masks for public gatherings of 25 people or…

Many Mourn the Death of Lee Dual-sport Star, UAB Football Signee Jamari “Chop” Smith

Many people around the area are saddened by the drowning death of Lee basketball and football star Jamari Smith. Smith drowned Wednesday afternoon at Chewacla State Park in Auburn. There have been an abundance of post on social media mourning Smith’s death. UAB Head Football Coach Bill Clark (Smith was signed to play football at UAB), MPS, Former Lee Generals,…

84% of Alabama Unemployment Claims Paid Resulting in $503 Million in Payments

Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that ADOL has disbursed more than $503 million in COVID-19 related unemployment compensation benefits. Alabama is now paying benefits under all three programs covered in the CARES Act: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC). $503,011,424 has been paid to 206,694 claimants over…

Former Auburn QB Joey Gatewood Staying in the SEC

Former 5-star Auburn Quarterback Joey Gatewood announced via Twitter that he will be transferring to the University of Kentucky. Gatewood opted to enter the NCAA’s transfer portal in October. The 6-foot-5, 233-pound redshirt freshman lost a battle for the starting job to freshman Bo Nix. Gatewood appeared in 8 games for the Tigers tallying 54 passing yards and 2 passing…

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa Undergoes Successful Hip Surgery

Alabama Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa underwent hip surgery Monday morning. Tua injured his hip Saturday in Alabama’s matchup with Mississippi State. We’re told the Alabama Quarterback’s surgery was successful. NEW: Statement on Tua Tagovailoa surgery this morning. @ALNewsNetwork pic.twitter.com/sqpHGJDezr — Andrew James (@AndrewJamesNews) November 18, 2019 “Tua underwent successful surgery on his right hip Monday morning in Houston. The procedure went…

Governor Ivey Accepts Bet from Louisiana Governor on Alabama vs. LSU Game

Governor Kay Ivey has accepted a bet from Louisiana governor, John Bel Edwards. Via Twitter, Edwards issued a bet to Ivey for Saturday’s Alabama vs. LSU game. Edwards offered a seafood dinner to Ivey from a prestigious Baton Rouge seafood restaurant if Alabama defeats LSU. Ivey accepted the bet and offered Edwards a gift basket from Hope Hull’s Priesters Pecans…

$105,000 Reward Now Being Offered in Case of Missing Aniah Blanchard

The reward for Missing Person Aniah Blanchard has increased. CrimeStoppers has confirmed that Ali Abdelaziz, Chief Executive Officer of Dominance MMA has pledged an additional $25,000 bringing the total amount of rewards offered to $105,000. All rewards offered is for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) in the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard. Governor Kay Ivey is…

Missing Child Alert Issued for 17-Year-Old Opelika Girl

An emergency missing child alert has been issued for Emalee Stringfellow, 17, of Opelika. She was last seen around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the area of N. 19th Place in Opelika. She was wearing a tan t-shirt, black shorts, and gray tennis shoes. Emalee’s car is a Silver Dodge Avenger with the license plate, 43JS798. “Seniors 2020” is painted on…

Biscuits Take Game 1 Against Generals 4-0

The Biscuits (1-0) got the Game 1 monkey off their back with a definitive 4-0 win over the Jackson Generals on Wednesday night at Riverwalk Stadium, the first time in history the opening game of the playoffs had been played at the corner of Coosa and Tallapoosa Street. Paul Campbell (1-0) started for the Biscuits and looked sharp early, striking…