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Town of Brantley Undergoing Revitalization Project

Across the country, small towns are slowly dying away– but one family is stepping up to make sure this doesn’t happen to their hometown of Brantley. “When I was a kid growing up, on Saturday mornings, the town would be full of people,” Business owner Sally Byrd said. Byrd grew up in the small town, before venturing off to start a…

Crenshaw County Man Killed in ATV Crash

A single-vehicle crash on Thursday has claimed the life of a Crenshaw County man. According to ALEA Sgt. Michael Simmons,  20-year-old Jacob Henry Money of Luverne was killed when the 4-wheeler he was driving left the roadway and overturned.  Money was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident occurred on Williams road, approximately three…

Three Suspects Sought After Armed Robbery at Dollar General in Highland Home

The Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Thursday evening armed robbery at a Dollar General store. According to investigators, the robbery occurred at approximately 9:52 p.m. at the Dollar General in Highland Home. Three unidentified people wearing masks and armed with handguns entered the business and stole over $3,000 cash just before closing. No one was hurt during the…

Apple Watch Saves Crenshaw County Woman’s Life

One Brantley woman says her Apple Watch helped save her life. A little over a year ago Chandler Robertson was headed to Andalusia for physical therapy when she was involved in a horrible accident. Recently, the tech giant confirmed that her Apple Watch did in fact, help save her life. “If it wasn’t for the Apple Watch, I possibly wouldn’t…

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…