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Tuskegee Closes The Downtown Square Around Confederate Statue

After councilman johnny ford tried to cut down the statue a few weeks ago, officials have been trying to decide on what to do about the statue their main concern being the safety of the public. The city council in Tuskegee held a special meeting Thursday to discuss what the next move will be for the town square and the statue.

Tuskegee Confederate Statue Considered A Hazard

Its been almost two weeks since Tuskegee City Councilman Johnny Ford attempted to cut down a confederate statue that sits in the downtown square, and now there are concerns the statue may be unsafe to continue standing as is.

4-Year-Old Child Shot in Tuskegee, Suspect Sought

Tuskegee police say a 4-year-old child is in critical condition after being shot. Police are searching for the shooter. Police say the child was shot in the 500 block of Pleasant Springs Drive around 5 p.m. yesterday. The child was taken to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery, but was later sent to Children’s Hospital in Birmingham. If you have…

Driver Killed in Tuskegee Wreck

Tuskegee police say one person was killed in a wreck this morning. Police say 29-year-old Kyla Marie Jones of Tuskegee was killed in the wreck, which happened just after 7 a.m. near the intersection of West Montgomery Highway and Reed Avenue.  Police say Jones apparently lost control and struck a tree.  Investigators say speed is believed to be a contributing…

UPDATE: Missing Tuskegee Teen Returns Home Safely

Update: Tuskegee Police say a 15-year-old girl is back home safely Tuesday morning. This is according to a Facebook post from Tuskegee Police Department, saying Lisa Williams had returned home. Another Facebook post from Tuskegee Police said her mother is now able to rest after her daughter’s safe return, but did not give any details about where the teen was…