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Troopers on the scene of a fatal accident in Autauga County

UPDATE: Alabama State Troopers say a woman from Prattville and a woman from Autaugaville were killed in the wreck. MORE DETAILS Original Story: State troopers are on the scene of an accident in Autauga County that claimed the lives of two people. ALEA says it happened just before 3:00PM at the intersection of Alabama 14 and Autauga County 3. Troopers…

Ivy Classical Academy Presents Idea to the Prattville City Council for Building A Charter School in High Point

Ivy Classical Academy Presented their plans for a new charter school at the Prattville City Council meeting Tuesday. Ivy classical academy received approval to open up a charter school in Prattville, now they just need approval for the High Point location where they want the school to be built. They believe using the High Point location will help save with…

PHOTOS: Storm Damage in Autauga County

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Storms Causing Damage in Our Area

The first round of storms has already caused damage in scattered locations in the Alabama News Network viewing area. These are the reports from the National Weather Service Office in Birmingham: AUTAUGA COUNTY: Trees reported down on County Road 24 near County Road 37 – Billingsley House damaged and tree down on County Road 53, no injuries DALLAS COUNTY: Northwest…

ALEA: Pedestrian Killed on I-65

A man died after being hit by a vehicle in Autauga County Thursday night. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says a 21-year-old man was hit while in the roadway around 7 p.m. Thursday.  State Troopers say the driver left the scene.  The victim was taken to the hospital where he later died. The crash occurred on Interstate 65 at the…

$176,000 in Grants Awarded to Four Alabama Counties to Assist with Domestic Violence Victims

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $176,000 to support programs that aid domestic violence victims in four Alabama counties. Grant funds of $25,000 will help the Crenshaw County Commission continue its work through the Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office of arresting perpetrators of domestic violence and protecting victims. The office’s domestic violence officers will also attend public meetings to educate residents about…

Active Manhunt in Autauga County for Prattville Car Thief

An active search is underway in Autauga County. Prattville Police Chief Mark Thompson says a man stole a vehicle from a McDonalds in Prattville Monday morning. Police responded and started chasing the suspect vehicle. The suspect left vehicle and ran from police in the 2100 block of Autauga County Road 40. Police say they are looking for a white man…

Downed Trees Leave U.S. Highway 82 Closed West of Prattville

As Hurricane Zeta moved through Alabama, it left behind many problems. In Autauga County, one of the biggest problems involved U.S. Highway 82. The highway, which is the main artery between the Montgomery-Prattville area and Tuscaloosa, had to be closed before dawn because of three large trees which covered the road. The trees contained live power lines. County leaders say…

How to Meet the Six Finalists for the Autauga County School Superintendent Position

Parents, students, educators, staff and people in the community have several chances to meet the six finalists for the Autauga County school superintendent position. The Autauga County Board of Education and the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce are hosting a series of Meet and Greet events. The finalists will share their vision for the school system. Because of social distancing,…