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Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law Wednesday a bill banning abortions in the state, a move sure to draw nationwide legal challenges supporters hope will result in the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

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On Wednesday, author Casey Cep spoke to a crowd at Adelia M. Russell Library about her new novel “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” about the Coosa County murders that occurred in 1976 and Lee’s attempt to write it.

While unemployment has gone up in Tallapoosa County, the number of those without a job in Coosa and Elmore counties has remained steady for the last year and is better than the seasonally adjusted statewide rate of 4.1 percent, according to October figures from the Alabama Department of Labor.

Anna Marie Patterson is in custody and law enforcement is looking for Marcus Derall Smith after a Friday incident in Goodwater.

Judge Tom Young dismissed a suit filed earlier this year by a local man and his siblings against the Alabama Department of Human Resources, one of its employees, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department and Coosa Valley Medical Center alleging their late father’s rights were violated when …

Judge Tom Young heard arguments over motions to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a local man and his siblings against the Alabama Department of Human Resources, one of its employees, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department and Coosa Valley Medical Center alleging their late father’s rights were…

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Judge Tom Young moved a docket along quickly Thursday in Dadeville while setting a date for an upcoming murder trial. Young also appointed an attorney for Shane Vernon who is being held on multiple charges across the state including Tallapoosa County.

A local man and his siblings are suing the Alabama Department of Human Resources, one of its employees, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department and a medical center for $5 million, alleging that their late father’s rights were violated when he was committed to a home four years ago.

Elmore County Judge Glen Goggans set a bond for former Coosa County Jail escapee 27-year-old Shane Anthony Vernon that should assure that he will be in jail up until the case is heard in court.

A nationwide search for a Coosa County fugitive with Alexander City ties who terrorized multiple people and abandoned one of the victims in metro Atlanta ended Tuesday night in DeKalb County, Georgia.

A search warrant that resulted from an ongoing operation led Coosa County Sheriff’s Office investigators and agents with ALEA’s SBI Narcotics Bureau to an elaborate hydroponic marijuana grow operation, complete with grow lights, timers, irrigation, fertilization and more Friday.

A man was shot and killed in shooting Saturday night in Goodwater and authorities say they have arrested the man they believe is responsible. Goodwater Police Chief  Gerald Whetstone said officers were called to investigate reports of gunfire in the 200 block of Line Street in Goodwater at 8…