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Servicing Cars And Homes for the Heat

As temperatures continue to rise you should be asking if the AC in your car and home, are in shape to keep you cool this summer. Cooling and AC specialists say the calls have been pouring in over the last couple of weeks, but there’s a few things you can do before you have to call in the professionals. With near-record…

Montgomery’s Ridgecrest Community Remembers Miriam Thomas, 79, Killed in Hit and Run

79 year old Miriam Thomas was a much loved neighbor. She was killed in a hit and run early Thursday morning. Residents of the Ridgecrest neighborhood in Montgomery say she was a pillar of the community. Residents called her  “Miss Thomas”, and they say it will be difficult to look down Edgemont Avenue, and not see her every morning. Each…

Suspected Pelham Car Thief Caught in Greenville

Greenville Police say they arrested a suspected car thief after investigating a shop lifting call on Saturday. Police were called out to the Fred’s Super Dollar store this weekend after employees say they witnessed a man attempting to shoplift from the store. Police say they arrived and begin questioning the man, 22-year-old Frank Williams of Birmingham, when they realized there…

Child Dies after Being Hit by Car

On Friday, May 20 at approximately 1:30p.m. the Coosa County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from Liveoak Lane in the Stewartville Community. The caller stated that a small child had been hit by a vehicle at a residence. Emergency personnel were immediately dispatched to the scene. Sylacauga Ambulance Service transported the child to Coosa Valley Medical Center. Upon arrival at the…

Vehicle Crashes into House Causing Gas Leak

At approximately 3:49 PM on Monday, April 11, Opp Police Department officers and Opp Fire Department fire units responded to the 400 block of Forth Street to the report of a traffic crash. Upon arrival, officers found a Ford Explorer had departed the roadway and crashed into a private residence. The operator and only occupant of the Ford Explorer sustained…

Man Charged with Shooting into Occupied Vehicle

Sunday March 13th, officers responded to the area of Minter Ave. and Mabry St. in reference to a shooting into an occupied vehicle. After arriving on scene, officers spoke with the victim who stated that they were stopped behind the suspect, 35-year old Donald Woods, at the stop sign when Woods got out of his vehicle and began shooting into…