Uniontown

Perry County Escaped Inmate Back in Custody

17-year-old Aldonte Banks/Source: Perry County District Attorney Michael Jackson A teenager who escaped the Perry County Jail over the weekend is now in custody. The Perry County Sheriff’s Office said 17-year-old Aldonte Banks was arrested Monday night. Banks, who is from Uniontown, is now in custody in Marengo County. This is a developing story. Stay with Alabama News Network for…

Community Book Fair in Uniontown Promotes Lifelong Learning

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Uniontown non-profit organization hosts a community book fair for area youth — in an effort to promote a love of reading. CHOICE is a non-profit organization based in Uniontown — that connects people in the community with needed resources. The CHOICE Community Book Fair is a part of a Character Development Day activity —…

Rash of Shootings Spark a Crackdown in Uniontown

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A rash of shootings in Perry and Hale counties — leads to a crackdown on illegal guns, drugs and gang activity in the area. “We gotta get these gunslingers off the street.” District Attorney Michael Jackson has mobilized the Regional Task Force — to try and put a stop to a recent spike in gun…

USDA Grant Awarded for Road Repair Project in Perry Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Perry County officials announce a $840,000 dollar USDA grant — to complete a long awaited road repair project in Uniontown. County Road 65 has been on a list of roads in need of repair in Perry County for 16 years. But it won’t be for much longer now that the county finally has the money…

Pay It Forward: Ketrice Burrell of Uniontown

The Vance Law Firm and Alabama News Network are honoring  Ketrice Burrell of Uniontown She volunteers and serves with her church often but feels  its important to feed people more than just spiritually.  She’s known to host regular snack giveaways, and often delivers meals to people that need them the most. She especially likes to make sure that the elderly…

Body of Missing Marengo County Man Found

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The body found in a pond on Highway 80 earlier this week — is confirmed to be that of a missing Marengo County man. Thirty-six year old Willie Bell Allen, Jr was reported missing March 23rd. He was last seen at Southeastern Cheese plant in Uniontown. Willie Allen, Jr./Source: Uniontown Police Police found Allen’s abandoned…

Missing Marengo County Man Last Seen in Uniontown

A Marengo County man has been reported missing. 36-year-old, Willie Bell Allen Jr., was last seen in Uniontown at South Eastern Cheese Plant.  According to co-worker testimony, Allen said he was being chased by someone and that they tried to kill him. His white Ford Crown Victoria was found westbound between Uniontown and Demopolis, keys still in the ignition and…

Missing Uniontown Man, Truck Found in Wooded Area on County Road 12

Missing Uniontown man, Archie Evans’ pickup truck was found in the 8100 block of County Road 12. A driver spotted something in the woods and called 911. When Uniontown police arrived, Evans’ pickup was found in between two trees in the wooded area. After a four hour search, Evans’ body was discovered a couple hundred yards from where his vehicle…

The Effort to Find a Missing Uniontown Man Continues

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The search to find a missing Uniontown man continues tonight — along with the prayers for his safe return. Sixty-five year old Archie Evans of Uniontown has been missing now — for just over a week. He suffers from Alzhiemer’s — and has some other health concerns. His family has been suffering through eight days…

Governor, Perry County & Uniontown Offer Reward in Unsolved Murder

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Authorities in Perry County are hoping a $7000 dollar reward will help solve the unsolved 2016 murder of a Uniontown man. It’s been nearly three years since 40 year old was Adam Brown was murdered in Uniontown. Brown was found shot to death inside his mobile home with his pockets turned inside out. Authorities say…