History was honored in Tuskegee on Thursday, as the new Lucius D. Amerson highway was unveiled. Amerson was the first black elected sheriff in the south after reconstruction, in Macon county. With many friends, county officials, and family of Amerson – including son Anthony Amerson – the dedication ceremony was held in Booker T. Washington high school due to inclement…
Former Tuskegee Mayor and current Tuskegee City Councilor Johnny Ford has announced he is withdrawing from the race for Alabama House of Representatives, District 82. In a letter released to Alabama News Network Ford says he is “putting family before politics,” and is having health issues within his immediate family. Ford says he will continue his duties as District II…
Macon County EMA Director Frank Lee said no one was injured in the incident.
Alabama State Troopers say the body of a Union Springs man who had been reported missing has been found at the site where he wrecked his car.
A Confederate heritage group says it will fight a lawsuit in Macon County that could lead to the removal of a monument in Tuskegee.
Alabama State Troopers say a Tuskegee man has been struck and killed by an unknown vehicle.
The State Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into the death of a man who was shot and killed in Macon County.
Law enforcement officials are conducting a manhunt tonight in Macon County.
Update: The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) says the driver has been identified as 29 year old, Joshua Wesley Sweatman, of Georgia. The chase happened at approximately 9:07 p.m. on Tuesday. The car he was driving was a Chevrolet Cruz, the chase ended when Sweatman crashed the Chevrolet Cruz into a guardrail and a light pole at the intersection of…
Now that the federal unemployment funding is no longer available, many employers are hoping that will encourage more people to look for work. Among the employers looking to hire more staff is the Macon county sheriff’s office.