MONTGOMERY — Childersburg’s duo of McKinneys and their double-doubles equaled double-trouble for Headland as the Lady Tigers routed the Lady Rams 61-40 in a Class 4A Southeast Regional Tournament semifinal this morning at Garrett Coliseum.
As always, the parade was sponsored by The Historic Ritz Theatre and, according to Ritz Executive Director George Culver, this year’s was one of the best yet.
As of Friday, Ritz Executive Director George Culver said he had already sold some 5,600 Moon Pies and 21,600 strands of Mardi Gras beads to be thrown to revelers along the parade route.
As part of the Life Skills classes provided by FIRST Family Service Center, sixth- and 10th-graders from Talladega City Schools have been learning table etiquette.
The council voted during its regular meeting Tuesday to approve a bid for construction of the shelter. The council OK’d a bid from Survive-A-Storm Shelters for $145,005.
SYLACAUGA — The Coosa Valley Medical Center Foundation’s annual Heart & Sole Run is set for Saturday, Feb. 22, to benefit the cardiac and pulmonary program at the hospital.
Two men crashed a stolen car into an Oxford liquor store this morning after being chased by police, who ultimately captured the men at a nearby Wendy’s.
“The interviews went really well,” Sylacauga Mayor Jim Heigl said. “All of the candidates are highly qualified and have multiple years of experience in the department.”
City Manager Brian Muenger said the need to update the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance stems from a need to be in compliance with Federal Emergency Management Agency standards.
The board approved emergency repairs for the lower academic building at Indian Valley. Because the needed repairs were classified as an emergency, the board can skip the bidding process in getting the work done.
A man who escaped from the Haralson County, Georgia, jail Tuesday was arrested the following day in Eastaboga, according to Talladega County Chief Deputy Josh Tubbs.
TALLADEGA COUNTY -- John Allen didn’t deny telling a civic group this week he was still the Talladega County revenue commissioner, but he said an explanation for that comment will have to wait until next week.
“It is an honor to host the auxiliaries from across District III and be able to showcase our hospital and the wonderful work of our dedicated volunteers,” Citizens CEO Frank Thomas said.
PELL CITY -- A Pell City couple has been indicted on three counts of aggravated cruelty to animals after police found several dead animals, carcasses and more than 47 live cats and three live dogs in their home in October.