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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….

One Shot, One in Custody in Union Spring Shooting

One person has been shot in Union Springs. The victim is in critical condition at Baptist South Hospital. Police has one person is in custody but the name of the suspect is not being released at this time. The shooting stemmed from an ongoing dispute between the the suspect and victim. The shooting happened on Seale Street. We’ll keep you…

Police Identify Body Found Hanging in Wooded Area

Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found hanging from a tree in Union Springs over the weekend. Union Springs Police say the body of 35-year old Sergio Diaz was found hanging from a deer stand in a wooded area within the city limits. The Union Springs Herald says Diaz’s body was found Sunday on a property…