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Native Son Donates $25k to Union Springs

Residents in Union Springs celebrated their inaugural Family and Friends day at the Montgomery Street recreational park. The event was from 1 to 3PM. Kids and families came out to get snow cones , play basketball , jump on the bouncy houses, and enjoy the music played by a local DJ. Joseph Johnson , who grew up in Union Springs…

Man Killed in Bullock County Crash

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says a Union Springs man has been killed in a single-car crash in Bullock County. State troopers say 50-year-old Shedrick Tyrone Williams was driving a car that left the roadway, hit a tree and caught on fire. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The wreck happened on U.S. Highway 29 about five miles south…

Murder Investigation Underway in Union Springs

Union Springs Police confirm they are working a murder investigation. Police say it happened just off Baskin Street. We have limited information at this time, but we are working to gather more details. Stay with Alabama News Network for the very latest surrounding this developing story. Categories: Crime, Montgomery Metro, News Tags: Baskin Street, Developing Story, murder investigation, union springs

WANTED: Union Springs Police Searching for Serial Burglary Suspect

The Union Springs Police Department is searching for the location of Burglary suspect John Spann Jr. Spann is described as a 58-year-old black male, 5’7 ft.in height, weighing approximately 135lbs. Union Springs Investigators confirmed that Spann is being sought for the burglaries of the AG Grocery located on Martin Luther King Boulevard, the McKenzie Market on Prairie Street, and the…

Union Springs Getting New Street Lighting

From the Troy Newsroom- The Union Springs City Council approved a measure in hopes to help boost safety. New lights are being installed throughout the city. Mayor Saint T. Thomas  says all 450 street lights will be replaced throughout the city, thanks to a contract with Alabama Power Company. Thomas says the L-E-D lights will help residents who are out walking at…

“Builders For Christ” Volunteers Come to Union Springs

Members of a Bullock County church will soon have a new place of worship. It’s all thanks to a group of special volunteers. The group is called “Builders for Christ.” They travel the Southeast donating time and money to help build churches. “This is what I do for vacation and I couldn’t think of a better place in all the…

Inmate Fatally Stabbed at Bullock Correctional Facility

The Bullock Correctional Facility in Union Springs was placed on lockdown after an inmate was stabbed and killed Monday afternoon. Corrections officials say 41-year-old James Edward Rogers was stabbed with makeshift knives in the facility’s dorm around 2 p.m. He was taken to the the facility’s hospital where he later died. Prison officials detained 19-year-old Paul Johnson and 35-year-old Christopher…

Hope’s Miraculous Road to Recovery

Surveillance video captured the moment when Hope the Rottweiler was left in front of the Bullock County Humane Society.  The video shows a man dragging the dog out of his truck and leaving her in the parking lot. Hope was left at the Humane Society with very serious injuries.  She had hundreds of bite wounds and was unable to move….