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2 dead, 1 in critical condition following Russell Co. car accident
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:10:52 -0700

Two people are dead and another person is listed in critical condition following a car crash in Russell County on Sunday.

Race issues in the Russell County Commission
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:41:02 -0700

One Russell County commissioner is claiming racial bias over portraits.Russell County commissioner Ronnie Reed claims he put a portrait of himself up in place of a stolen picture of president Barack Obama.When he put the picture up in the judicial center, he says other elected officials were outraged even though he did nothing wrong.The county's been operating over a hundred years without a ...

Bomb training to take place at Fort Benning continues this week
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:40:52 -0700

As part of a joint training collaboration with the Air Force, quarterly proficiency training of close air support operations will take place in the Northeast quadrant of post continues this week. 

Muscogee County School Board Meeting
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:40:52 -0700

It's official - the Muscogee County School Board members have voted to keep superintendent David Lewis until at least 2017.

Ala. Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard participates in forum hours after arrest
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:25:52 -0700

One of Alabama's most powerful lawmakers is out of jail after being arrested for nearly two dozen charges.Alabama Speaker of the House, Mike Hubbard, greeted supporters at the City of Auburn Council Chambers Monday during an election forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of East Alabama.Two hours before he appeared in Auburn, he surrendered to authorities at the Lee County Sheriff's Office ...

Russell County fatal accident survivor speaks
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:41:26 -0700

Authorities want young people to remember stories like this when they get behind the wheel. Sometimes it's tempting to drive fast, but things can change in an instant, and the consequences are permanent. ? ?

AL House Speaker Hubbard participates in forum hours after arrest
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:10:52 -0700

One of Alabama's most powerful lawmakers is out of jail after being arrested for nearly two dozen charges.

Alabama voter registration requirements
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:55:59 -0700

The State of Alabama lists its qualifications to register to vote for its citizens on its website just before its deadline to register for the No. 4 elections.

Speaker Mike Hubbard arrested for felony ethics violations
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:40:52 -0700

Michael Gregory Hubbard, a representative from the 79th District in the Alabama House of Representatives, Speaker of the House and former Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party, has been arrested for felony ethics law violations. 

Electoral candidates debate at Troup County forum
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:41:12 -0700

Two weeks before the November 4 election, candidates battled it out in Troup County.Dozens of voters showed up to the West Georgia Technical College's Callaway Conference Center for a forum.With LaGrange's mayor moderating, candidates for Georgia State Senate, Districts 28 and 29, State House of Representatives District 132, and Troup County Commissioner took the stage. They debated education ...