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Autaugaville advances to Championship game, Linden’s season ends

BIRMINGHAM – Autaugaville High School will get the chance to cap a perfect season after clinching a berth in the state finals Tuesday. The undefeated Eagles (29-0) downed Decatur Heritage 62-48 in Tuesday’s semifinals of the AHSAA Class 1A Boys’ State Basketball Championships at Bill Harris Arena at the Birmingham CrossPlex. Autaugaville built a double-digit lead in the first quarter,…

The Latest on COVID-19 in Alabama; Infection Rate is Slowing Down

The Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting the Coronavirus case count is now more than 107,000 as of Thursday, August 20th. But the infection rate appears to be slowing down with just over 13,000 confirmed cases in the last two weeks. Health officials say about 1,900 people have died. We also know that nearly 45,000 Alabamians have recovered. Categories:…

Pike County advances to State Championship, Pike Road falls in Semifinals

Pike County senior Andres Burney picked up to quick fouls in the first quarter of Tuesday’s Class 3A boys’ semifinal battle with Hanceville at the 98th AHSAA State Basketball Championships moved into its second day at the BJCC Legacy Arena. He spent the rest of the first half on the bench. The 6-foot-8 forward sparked the Bulldogs, down by six at…

Men from Montgomery & Dadeville + 10 Others Arrested

Charges involve Child Pornorgraphy

ALEA News Release includes this information: MONTGOMERY – Twelve individuals were arrested, and four children were rescued or identified as victims of child sexual exploitation this week during Operation Southern Impact II, a coordinated initiative involving eight states across the Southeast. Operation Southern Impact II, which focused on individuals who sexually exploit children by using the Internet, was a joint effort…

Senate Committee Approves Lottery Bill

A Senate committee has approved lottery legislation aimed at letting Alabama join multi-state games such as Powerball. The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee on Wednesday approved the proposed constitutional amendment by a 3-2 vote. However, the bill is expected to face opposition if it makes it to a floor vote. Alabama is one of a few states without a lottery….