Police investigate fire in abandoned mobile home Police Wednesday were investigating a fire that occurred Tuesday night in an abandoned mobile home at 929 Old County Road 109. Though no one was injured in the blaze, firefighters believe it may have been intentionally set due to a lack of utilities and natural source of ignition in the home.
Turkey-day shoppers say they enjoy a more convenient schedule According to Nancy King Dennis, a spokeswoman with the Alabama Retail Association, stores may have decided to open up earlier this year because the holiday shopping season is five days shorter than usual. Shoppers did not disappoint. By 3 p.m. a line of about 30 had already formed outside the Best Buy in Oxford, which was scheduled to open at 6 p.m.
A single-vehicle tractor-trailer wreck on Interstate 20 early this morning resulted in no injuries, but blocked the eastbound lanes from Eastaboga to Pell City until 11:04 a.m., according to Alabama State Troopers.
On Sunday, for the seventh year in a row, a ceremony was held at the cemetery in McClellan where 29 German and Italian soldiers, who died while being held as prisoners of war in camps across the South, were laid to rest.
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The energetic biking event drew more than 100 from the region. Competitors were judged by how many laps they could make in a certain amount of time around a course filled with challenging obstacles such as mud and sand.
The two have been walking the Chief Ladiga Trail since last Thursday with a goal to raise money and awareness for Limbs for Life, a nonprofit organization that provides prosthetics to people who can’t afford them.
A man was airlifted to a Birmingham hospital with serious injuries Thursday evening after he was struck by a car on Alabama 202 by mile marker 7, according to Sgt. Steven Jarrett with the Alabama State Troopers.
An inmate at the Calhoun County Jail was arrested on an assault charge Thursday after he bit a correction officer on the hand as the guard tried to restrain him, deputies at the Sheriff’s Office said today.