Oxford Fire Chief Gary Sparks said firefighters got a call at 1:01 p.m. that a fire had broken out at the plant, which makes paper for use in drywall. Read the full story
The National Weather Service on Saturday upgraded its assessment of the risk to parts of Calhoun County from severe storms expected in the area on Easter Sunday.
Alex Ballard, who grew up in Ohatchee, now lives on the 34th floor of a towering, 53-story apartment building in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic. He's barely left the apartment in weeks.
Alabama Power officials say they prepared ahead of time this week when forecasters predicted another rainstorm for Wednesday night over an already-drenched northeast Alabama.
An Ohatchee woman pleaded not guilty last week after she was charged in September with fatally strangling her elderly father and trying to burn his body.