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GALLERY: Viewer Photos of Hail from Saturday's Storms

Alabama News Network has received plenty of photos from our viewers of hail that fell from Saturday's storms. While severe storms are common in Alabama, it's not often that we see hail as large as what fell in some…

Macon County Escaped Inmate Caught

The search for an escaped inmate in Macon County is over. Sheriff Andre Brunson said 22-year-old Nakelon Vason, who escaped from the Macon County Jail, was captured Thursday evening. Sheriff…

Governor Ivey Signs Alcohol Delivery Bill into Law

Starting October 1, 2021, people in Alabama will be able to have beer, wine, and liquor delivered to their homes. The Governor's Office confirmed to Alabama News Network that Governor Kay Ivey signed the alcohol delivery bill into law on…

New COVID-19 Alabama School Dashboard Released

The Alabama Department of Public Health has released a new school dashboard of coronavirus cases as of April 9. The latest report shows a slight increase from last week, although several systems did not report due to spring break. ADPH…

ALEA: Missing Dadeville Woman Found Safe

The search for a missing Dadeville woman is over. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed to Alabama News Network that 46-year-old Kesha Gaye Burnett has been found safe. Burnett was reported missing…

ADVA to Build Veterans Home in Enterprise

A federal grant thanks to the U.S. Veterans Administration will soon allow Alabama to build its fifth veterans home. According to officials with the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs, the…

Luverne Football's Legendary Coach Glenn Daniel Dies at 95

The AHSAA has announced the sad news that Hall-of-Fame Luverne football coach Glenn Daniel died Saturday at the age of 95. AHSAA executive director Steve Savarese calls Daniel a “generational coach.” “He was an icon within the coaching profession…

Body of Missing Andalusia Man Found South of Opp

City officials in Andalusia say the body of a 78-year-old Andalusia man missing since Wednesday has been found. The Covington County Sheriff’s Office notified the Andalusia Police Department at approximately 11 p.m. on Saturday that the body of Billy Joe…

Andalusia Police Searching For Missing Man

Andalusia Police are asking for the public's help in the search for a missing man. 78-year-old Billy J. Jordan left his home Wednesday night and has not been seen since. Police say he was driving a grey 2006 Toyota Tundra.…

Covington County Man Killed in ATV Crash

Alabama State Troopers say a Covington County man has been killed in a wreck involving an ATV. Investigators say 49-year-old Troy Dewayne Hall of Red Level was driving an ATV last night on the shoulder of a road, when he…

Closings and Cancellations for Thursday

Alabama News Network is tracking closings and cancellations due to the potential for severe weather Thursday. We will be updating this list as we get additional closings and cancellations. SCHOOLS: Autauga County Schools - Delayed opening for 2 hours Thursday…

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