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Volunteer firefighters save home from devastation

FAYETTEVILLE, Ala. - Volunteers from Lay Lake, Fayetteville, and Marble Valley fire departments responded to a house fire at 50 Vols Ln. in Fayetteville Wednedsay afternoon. Lay Lake Volunteer Fire Department was the first department on scene but Captain Tim Butler said it had help... Read More.

Arrest made in Sylacauga arson case

SYLACAUGA, Ala. - On Tuesday, the Sylacauga Police Department announced an arrest was made in connection to a Nov. 30, 2016 arson. 27-year 0ld Roderick Jackson was arrested and charged with first degree arson. His bond was set at $15,000. The warrant was issued Tuesday... Read More.



Feature Profile: Sylacauga Mayor Jim Heigl

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – A member of Sylacauga High School's graduating class of 1958, Jim Heigl's yearbook-documented ambition was "to fly 'Choppers'." Only eight years earlier, James Whitney Heigl moved to Sylacauga when his father took a new job with Kimberly-Clark Corp. As a teenager,... Read More.


ALDOT preparing for weekend holiday travel

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – With the upcoming holiday weekend, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is encouraging Alabamians to travel safely. Fatalities on Alabama roadways are up more than 25% when compared to last year’s totals. Approximately 60% of the 646 total traffic-related fatalities have... Read More.

ALEA increasing Alabama roadway patrol

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has announced its intentions to increase Alabama State Trooper presence across Alabama’s roadways ahead of the upcoming Christmas and New Year's holidays. State Trooper presence and higher enforcement rates have been in effect and will... Read More.