SYLACAUGA — Robert Doran Toney, 53, of Sylacauga was found dead Wednesday after being reported missing since Friday, Talladega County Coroner Shaddix Murphy confirmed.
The next regularly scheduled council meeting is Thursday at 5 p.m. Council President Dr. Horace Patterson recessed the called meeting Tuesday and said it would reconvene Thursday in order to canvass the vote and certify the results.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the city of Talladega Parks and Recreation Department will host a flashlight light candy hunt in Veterans Park. On Halloween night itself, Oct. 31, trick or treating returns to The Historic Courthouse Square.
St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell said a man who was walking his dog in the wooded area discovered the body and contacted authorities.
Last week, the St. Clair County Commission approved hiring Hanner as the new director of business compliance/license inspections and public correspondent for St. Clair County. He begins his new job Monday.
A 73-year-old woman died in the infield of the Talladega Super Speedway late Monday night or early Tuesday morning, but law enforcement responded to no other major incidents at the track over the long weekend.
This summer, Paul Saunders, 42, was named principal at the Alabama School for the Deaf, becoming the first deaf educator to hold the position.
Timothy Ragland’s victory in the mayoral runoff Tuesday night resulted in not only Talladega’s first black mayor, but also the youngest mayor of Talladega in more than a century at age 29.
Moore, 9, the son of Brandon and Jennifer Moore, spent Saturday, Oct. 5, as a guest of head football coach Ed Orgeron and LSU and watched the Tigers pick up a 42-6 win over Utah State.
Cook is the company’s director of multicultural marketing and community affairs. The ceremony will be Thursday, Nov. 14, at 10:30 a.m. inside Callanan Gymnasium.
The group, sponsored by First Bank of Alabama, got to see many of the STEM principles in practical use and the science behind NASCAR brought to life in ways that are educational, relevant and fun.
“The shelter has been several years in the making, but I’m so grateful to see it finally become a reality,” founder Billie Crawford said.
According to Internal Communications Manager Ken Roberts, the company employs between 127 and 135 individuals and has an annual payroll of $7 million. About 40 percent of the employees are veterans, and all of them are cross-trained on a number of different platforms.
"I believe our forefathers are smiling down on us from heaven, knowing the system they set up is still working the way it's supposed to.”
Jones said serving in the U.S. Senate has been an outstanding opportunity. His focus is what he calls kitchen table issues – health care, affordable housing, banking-consumer protection and expansion of Medicare.
Using images from his first published book, “My Alabama: John Dersham Photographs a State,” the master photographer will be at the Comer Library to tell the story of our state using his stunning photographs.