macon co.

Two Killed in I-85 Head-On Collision

Two people were killed in a head-on collision on Interstate 85. State troopers say the accident occurred Sunday in Macon County near Shorter. Sixty-five-year-old James Patrick Owens of Vestavia was killed when the 2008 Cadillac DTS he was driving collided head-on with a 2008 Dodge Charger before leaving the roadway. The charger caught fire, and troopers said the driver of…

Victoryland is Officially Back Open for Business

It’s a big day in Macon County.  The VictoryLand casino reopened Tuesday afternoon after the state government shut it’s doors over three years ago. The casino has 502 electronic bingo machines on the floor right now. They officially opened at 2 o’clock. The owner Milton McGregor says today is a very rewarding day after working for years to get Victoryland…

AL Troopers Arrest Suspected Interstate Shooter

On Sunday, August 21, at approximately 3:43 p.m., ALEA Communications received a call from a motorist who reported that a subject in a white Chevrolet Suburban, armed with a hand gun, fired shots at him on Interstate 85 in Macon County. The victim/caller followed the subject until a Trooper made contact with the subject off Interstate 85 in Montgomery County….