Rashad Snell

Prominent companies return to Business Council of Alabama

Some prominent Alabama companies have returned to the Business Council of Alabama as the political organization announced a new governance structure. The BCA on Wednesday announced the creation of a new 11-member executive committee. The committee consists of executives from companies that had previously left BCA. The move comes after some of the state’s largest companies parted ways with the…

Former Alabama Governor Provides New Details in Scandal That Toppled His Administration

Former Gov. Robert Bentley provided new details in a deposition about his view of the scandal that helped topple his administration. The June deposition was filed this week in an ongoing civil lawsuit. Bentley resigned last year as he faced an ethics investigation and impeachment push in the wake of an alleged affair with a top aide. The former governor…

Selma Man Convicted of Shooting Son in Argument Over Chicken Wings

A prosecutor says an Alabama man had shot and wounded his adult son during an argument over chicken wings while they were watching football. District Attorney Michael Jackson says that John Louis Caver, 77, was convicted by a Dallas County jury of first-degree domestic violence on Tuesday. Jackson said after Tuesday’s verdict that, “this must have been some really good…

Lanier Poets One of Three Alabama School Participating in Alabama vs. Georgia Football Classic

Three Alabama and three Georgia teams – including Montgomery Public Schools’ Lanier High School – will square off in the first C1N Football High School Classic. Three teams from each rival state will participate in the contest on Saturday, August 25 at Lakewood Stadium in Atlanta. Three Atlanta high schools Griffin, Mays, and Cam Newton’s alma mater Westlake will represent Georgia. The Alabama…

Taxpayers with high incomes, complex returns: Check withholding soon to avoid a year-end tax surprise

The Internal Revenue Service today urged high-income taxpayers and those with complex tax returns to check their withholding soon to avoid an unexpected tax bill or penalty when they file their 2018 federal income tax return in 2019. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the tax reform legislation passed in December, made major changes to the tax law, including increasing…

Former Prattville Police Officer Sentenced to 10 Years on Insurance Fraud and Burglary Charges

Arrest Date: 3/16/18Charge(s): Hold for Other A former Prattville police officer who pleaded guilty to insurance fraud and burglary has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Reports say Leon Todd Townson, 51, was sentenced Monday. The former U.S. Marine is one of two former Prattville Police Department lieutenants charged with breaking into a home in 2015. The other lieutenant,…

Former Auburn WR Arrested on Armed Robbery Charges, Accused of Robbing Chinese Restaurant at Gunpoint

A former Auburn University football player faces criminal charges in suburban Atlanta after police say he robbed a restaurant at gunpoint. Duluth police arrested Myron Burton Jr. Friday, saying he entered a Chinese restaurant Tuesday, pointing a pistol at an employee and demanding cash. The employee gave the robber about $300 before the robber ran away. Surveillance cameras recorded the…

Body Found on South Hull Street Now Being Investigated as Homicide

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating the Friday morning shooting death of Samuel James, 29, of Montgomery as a homicide. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 1500 block of South Hull Street at about 6:15 a.m. Friday, August 10, in reference to a subject down. There, they located James, who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound. He was pronounced…

Five Women Wanted in Regional Shoplifting Investigation

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Auburn University Offering Free Access to Adobe Creative Software for Students

Auburn University is now the first Adobe Creative Campus in the Southeastern Conference. Through a partnership with the global software company Adobe Systems, Inc., Auburn is providing its students free access to the Adobe Creative Cloud platform—a suite of content design products that includes popular applications including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver and After Effects. “Our new partnership with…