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10-Year-Old Missing in Crenshaw County Found Safe

The Crenshaw County EMA says 10-year-old Destiny Brown has been found safe Early Thursday morning, The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency issued an Emergency Missing Child Alert Brown. Destiny Brown was last seen on North Bolling Avenue in Rutledge. No further details are available Categories: News Tags: crenshaw county, Destiny Brown, Local News, missing child

UPDATE: 1 Person Shot, Another Stabbed in Highland Home

UPDATE: According to Public Information Officer, Josh Wasden, the shooting occurred during a cook out on Simon Road. The victim in the shooting reportedly slashed a woman several times with a bladed instrument, then turned on the woman’s boyfriend. The attacker was then shot by the woman’s boyfriend, who was airlifted to Baptist South for treatment. The victim who was cut…

Crenshaw and Butler Counties Elect New Sheriffs

It’s been a whirlwind of emotion for Terry Mears and Danny Bond. Terry Mears beat out opponent Rome Odom in Tuesday’s election to win the Crenshaw County Sheriff seat. “I’m grounded. I am still grounded. I’m the same guy I was yesterday,” Mears said. Bond becomes the sheriff-elect of Butler County, receiving more votes than his two opponents. “I’m just…

Annual “World’s Largest Peanut Boil” Returns to Crenshaw County

Its time to get a little nutty. The 48th annual World’s Largest Peanut Boil began Wednesday in Crenshaw County, just in time for Labor Day Weekend. Crenshaw County Shrine Club President Andy Compton says when the peanuts arrive, they’re fresh and ready to boil. “When we get them, theyre already cleaned, washed and picked off the vine,” Compton said. “They…

Crenshaw County Dropped from Tropical Storm Warning; Covington County Remains in Warning

The National Weather Service has dropped Crenshaw County from the Tropical Storm Warning as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads from the Florida panhandle into Alabama.  Covington County remains under the warning.     Besides Crenshaw County, the Tropical Storm Warning was also cancelled for Baldwin central-coastal and Mobile central-coastal counties. Get the latest forecast Download the Alabama News Network Weather Authority…

Crenshaw County Fire Prompts Evacuations

Alabama News Network is following a fire at the Brantley Recycling Center in Crenshaw County. The fire is so large that it is prompting calls for evacuations. Crenshaw County Emergency Management Agency Director Elliott Jones is asking that anyone living within a quarter mile of the fire to leave their homes. He says that the gym at Brantley High School…

Crenshaw County Students and First Responders Participate in Mock School Bus Emergency Drill

Crenshaw County students and first responders executed a mock emergency drill to be prepared for the unthinkable. “It’s very plausible that this situation could happen and we need to be prepared for it when it does,” says Crenshaw County EMA Director, Elliott Jones. The rescue workers place each student carefully on a stretchers and take them straight to the hospital…

Luverne Dedicates Solar Energy Research Project

City of Luverne latest to harvest power from the sun

1/1IMG_0267 Show Caption Hide Caption The City of Luverne has taken a big step forward in the potential use of solar power. “Solar energy is the thing of the future,” said Luverne Mayor Ed Beasley. “We might not realize it now, but our grandchildren and great grandchildren, once all the fossil fuels are gone, they’re going to have to depend…

Luverne Residents Clean Up Storm Damage; NWS Confirms Tornado

The National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday afternoon that an EF0 tornado touched down in the northern part of Crenshaw County during Monday’s severe weather. But the NWS is also saying that tornado formed out of a macroburst of straight line winds that measured between 70 and 90 mph. Officials with the NWS say that macroburst is to blame for much of…

“Racist Propaganda” Found on Front Porches in Crenshaw County

Crenshaw County residents say they found this graphic image on their properties with information for a white supremacist group. Some Crenshaw County residents say they came home Monday night to find strange, clear plastic bags on their property. The bags contained a small piece of paper with information leading to the website of a white supremacist group known to be affiliated…