Wilcox County

Wilcox County Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

A single vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Wilcox County man. According to ALEA Highway Patrol Sgt. Michael Simmons, Corey Dwayne Williams, 41, of Camden was killed when the 2014 Hyundai Elantra he was driving left the roadway and became submerged in a creek. The crash occurred on Alabama 10 at the 112 mile marker in Butler County,…

South Carolina Man Convicted of Killing 5 Children

A South Carolina man has been convicted of killing his five children and burying them in Wilcox County. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson confirmed the conviction of 37-year old Timothy Jones, Jr. He had been on trial in South Carolina since April. In 2014, Jones killed his five children in Lexington, South Carolina, drove with them in his car…

Alabama Unemployment Rises Slightly

Alabama’s unemployment rate is up slightly despite what officials are calling record employment in the state. The preliminary, seasonally adjusted jobless rate for April is 3.8%. That’s up one-tenth of a percent from March, but it’s still below the rate from a year before of 4.1%. The April rate represents 83,565 unemployed people in the state. But a news release…

GD Copper Expansion Project Means More Jobs on the Way

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Some good economic news coming out of Wilcox County. A multi-million dollar expansion project at the GD Copper plant — means more good-paying jobs are on the way to the area. County officials say the expansion represents a $3.5 million dollar investment at the Pine Hill facility. They say the project will also mean about…

Tour of Homes Preparations Underway in Wilcox Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Preparation is underway for the 2019 Tour of Homes in Wilcox County. The Wilcox Historical Society is hosting the tour as part of the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration. Organizers say this year’s Tour of Homes features eleven historical sites around the city of Camden. Tour coordinator Elizabeth Reaves says eight of the sites on the tour…

Body Found, Death Investigation Underway in Wilcox Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A death investigation is underway in Wilcox County after a man is found dead over the weekend. Sheriff Earnest Evans says Steve Stacie’s body was found lying outside near his home on Hilltop Drive at around six Saturday evening. Evans says Stacie’s body has been sent to forensics to determine the exact cause of death….

EXTRA: Get the Water Running

Back in July, Stefanie Hicks brought you the story of the Jackson family – one of many families in West Alabama who live every day without running water. It’s not by their choice, but rather because of a political standstill by officials in their area.  After the story aired, the outpouring of support was beyond our imagination, with people reaching…

Missing Man’s Car Found in Wilcox County

A missing Clarke County man’s car has been found in Wilcox County. Hy’Shawn Curry, 28, of Thomasville has been missing since January 31. Few other details are available at this time. If you have any information, call the Clarke County Sheriff’s office at (251) 275-8156.   Categories: News, Statewide, West Alabama Tags: Clarke County, Missing Man, Wilcox County