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Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday she has lung cancer and will soon begin a series of radiation treatments.

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Generations of Alabamaians who were seeking to get married have always visited their county courthouse and the probate judge’s office to get a marriage license but that will no longer be possible starting Thursday.

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The Central Alabama Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club has awarded a scholarship to Jamarkis Scales of Central High School of Clay County.

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More than 200 people including first responders, contractors and gas line operators filled the auditorium at the Betty Carol Graham Technology Center Wednesday to get to know each before an incident might occur on one of the pipelines in the area.

Those considering any work along the shoreline of Lake Martin should start the permit process now, as Alabama Power Company has announced its first permit fee increase since 2005 will become effective on Jan. 1, 2020.

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Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers are still looking into a Wednesday afternoon accident on Highway 280 that injured a woman but have determined a cause.

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Capital murder suspect Latoni Daniel conspired with a male inmate to get pregnant while in custody in the Coosa County Jail to compel leniency and perhaps be freed on bond while awaiting trial, sheriff Michael Howell said Wednesday.

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Alternating rain and sun didn’t diminish the popularity of the Hackneyville Fireworks Bash on Saturday. Event attendees brought their tents and umbrellas to watch performers and participate in the bash’s events.

Tallapoosa Publishers Inc. earned a total of 69 awards in the Alabama Press Association’s 2019 Media Awards, including General Excellence, at the APA Summer Convention this weekend in Orange Beach. 

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Don McClellan was known to cut grass on a softball field as mayor and jokingly threaten to cut those who teased him with his pocket knife. He refused to get into the sewer as a matter of political discourse even as he was up to his neck in discharge and drawing the wrath of federal environme…

Pet owners can have their animals vaccinated against rabies at a discounted rate Saturday as part of Rabies Awareness Day.

The family of former Alexander City Mayor Don McClellan will receive visitors from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Radney Funeral Home and his funeral is scheduled Saturday at 11 a.m. from Faith Temple Church.

A book signing for Chris Hope’s novel based on the Coosa County homicides from the 1970s will be held at Adelia M. Russell Library on Monday. 

Each of Alabama’s 67 counties saw their unemployment rate drop in May when four statewide employment records were set, according to the Alabama Department of Labor.

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Friday portions of the Richville community in Coosa County will get access to high-speed internet through a $200,000 grant to the Central Alabama Electric Cooperative.

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A familiar face with law enforcement was arrested by the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday on theft by deception charges involving an automobile.

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Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore, who was removed from the bench twice and lost to Doug Jones in a 2017 U.S. Senate race after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced, announced Thursday he is running for the Senate again in 2020.

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A Kellyton man has been charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an accident, a felony, after two were killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday night on U.S. Highway 280 near the intersection of Alabama 115, according to a release from Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. 

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After nearly a month with no appreciable precipitation, rain will descend on the Alexander City area beginning today and persisting into Monday, according to the National Weather Service office in Birmingham.

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While he isn’t a fan of gambling, state Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) said the Poarch Creek Indians’ political influence must be vanquished for the Alabama Legislature to craft a lottery proposal the public can vote on.

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.