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A man from Opelika and a woman from Auburn were arrested Tuesday in the Reeltown area. According to a release, Jeffery Alan Bell, 40, of Opelika, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana first degree and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kay…


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.

According to court records, more than 100 cases were cleared from the court system in April in Alexander City. 

Two more arrests have been made in connection with the rape of a female minor at a residence in Tallapoosa County, according to the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department.

Ronnie “Flip” Russell Jr. rejected a plea deal before Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Ray Martin on Friday and will stand trial Monday on drug trafficking charges that could put him in prison for life if found guilty.

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Jamicheal Jaquise Moss was arrested Friday after police say he fired shots following a physical altercation that broke out in Camp Hill Thursday.

A Benjamin Russell student who was arrested after showing another student a pistol in his car March 1 was expelled Friday for one year by a 3-0 vote of the Alexander City school board.

A Tallapoosa County Grand Jury indicted Christin “Christi” Nunnery Richardson, 47, of Alexander City on three counts of first-degree theft of property, 13 counts of second-degree theft of property and two counts of third-degree theft of property from the office of an area contractor.

District court judge Kim Taylor found Frank Steven Craven guilty of harassment in a Christmastime incident at Lighthouse Baptist Church in Buttson.

Ronnie “Flip” Russell Jr. has until March 28 to decide between accepting a plea deal for 15 years in prison or chancing a trial where he could face life without parole for trafficking hydrocodone.

David Burkhalter is now facing charges in Clay County after he was arrested and charged with the rape of a 15-year-old student at Randolph County High earlier in the week, authorities said Friday.