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MPS Announces the Deaths of Two Coaches with the School System

The Montgomery Public Schools system announced the deaths of two coaches. Robert E. Lee High School assistant football coach Dwayne Berry  and Capital Heights Middle School P.E. teacher Luscious were the two coaches. “As anyone can imagine, this is a difficult time for MPS. Coach Berry and Coach Lane were loved by the students and their school families. Our hearts…

21 Tornadoes Hit Alabama Easter Sunday, More Expected Sunday

The National Weather Service says more than 100 tornadoes struck the South in a two-day outbreak that killed more than 30 people. Forecast teams checking for damage found 105 storm tracks that totaled more than 770 miles in all. The worst storm was a EF-4 tornado that was on the ground for nearly 68 miles and claimed seven lives in…

Alabama’s Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Top 800

According to ADPH’s  live, interactive map, Alabama’s Coronavirus cases are up to 806. As of Sunday afternoon, 4,755 have been tested. Four deaths have been reported. Categories: Coronavirus, News, South Alabama, Statewide, Troy, West Alabama Tags: Alabama, Alabama News Network, coronavirus, covid-19, deaths

Alabama, 4 Other States Cracking Down On Speeding This Week

Alabama driver’s may begin to notice a few more flashing lights on the roadways this week. State troopers are joining law agencies in 4 other South-Eastern states,  (Georgia, Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina) for “Operation Southern Shield”  a week-long crackdown on speeding starting Monday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says speeding killed more than 10,000 people in the United States…

Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina. He had been treated in recent years for cancer, pneumonia and other ailments. His wife, Ruth, died in 2007. Graham…

First Pediatric Flu Death in Alabama: Pike Road Girl

Dozens of other child deaths reported across the U.S.

An elementary school-aged girl in Alabama has died from the flu. Pike Road Schools Superintendent Charles Ledbetter, who’s been in contact with the girl’s parents, tells news outlets Zainab Momin died Tuesday night at a hospital. The third-grade student at Pike Road Elementary had stayed home from school Tuesday with flu-like symptoms and her fever continued to surge throughout the…