Beauregard

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Makes Drug Bust in Beauregard

1/2MICHAEL SCOTT FORD Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2evidence Show Caption Hide Caption On Thursday, May 7, Lee County Sheriff’s Investigators conducted a drug search warrant at a residence in the 1100 block of Lee Rd. 147 in Beauregard. Marijuana, THC oil, controlled narcotics, illegal distilled spirits, approximately $6,000 and 17 firearms were discovered from the residence. Michael Scott Ford, 37,…

Beauregard Teen Charged with Rape of 10-Year-Old Girl

On July 30, 2019, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into allegations of a sexual assault that occurred against a 10-year-old female in Beauregard. Jeremiah Terrell Wagner, 18, of Beauregard was developed as a suspect. A search warrant was obtained for Wagner’s DNA and submitted to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for analysis and comparison with evidence…

More Than 800 Seek FEMA Aid After Deadly Alabama Tornado

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The government says hundreds of people have sought federal aid since a tornado killed nearly two dozen people in east Alabama this spring. A statement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency says 817 homeowners and renters have applied for disaster assistance since the March 3 twister. More than $1.2 million has gone to Lee County residents…

First Sunday Services Held Since Lee County Tornado

Seven days after the tornadoes caused destruction in Lee County, people entered church doors to give thanks for their blessings. “There has been an outpouring of love, and community feeling that’s really lifted everybody up,” Providence Baptist Church member Chuck Adams says. Providence has been a main resource center in Beauregard. Thousands of people have donated supplies, cooked food, and…

FEMA Opens 4 Mobile Intake Centers in Lee County

Senator Doug Jones got a first hand look at the devastation today. About 20 agencies and 100 or so people are helping with the recovery effort. The areas of the Beauregard community that took the worst of the EF-4 tornado lie in ruins. Despite the loss of life and physical possessions, the spirit of resilience among those in the community…