TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control
Board, in partnership with PRIDE of Tuscaloosa, will bring its new “Under Age,
Under Arrest” program on underage drinking to Hillcrest High School on Friday, March 14. This will be the
first school program in the Tuscaloosa area as part of the ABC Board’s new
statewide initiative, which targets underage and binge drinking and highlights
the dangers and the social and legal costs of these forms of irresponsible
drinking. ...Read more
The search is on for a missing man in Greene County...authorities are searching the Black Warrior River for a man who investigators say drove a car into the water at a high rate of speed.
The 2014 Dodge Challenger was located Monday night in the river...the search for the missing man is still on going.
OAD: Monday, March 10, 2014.
MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Commissioner Tom Surtees announcedtoday that the Department has successfully prosecuted several Alabamians for unemployment compensation fraud. The following individuals were charged with violating the Alabama Unemployment Compensation Law by making false statements in claims for benefits: ...Read more
Northington Elementary School (NES) was recently recognized as one of three High Flying Schools at the National Youth-At-Risk Conference in Savannah, Ga. High Flying Schools are schools that rank at the 75th percentile or higher in at least three academic subjects in at least two grades, and at least half of the students are living at or below poverty level. ...Read more
A single-vehicle crash at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, March 8, claimed the life of a Buford, Ga., man. Harvey Hester, 56, was killed when the 1992 Mazda Protégé he was driving left U.S. 80 at the 53.3 mile marker and overturned. Seat belts were not in use. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.
Each year the President of the United States declares March as "Red Cross Month". It honors the everyday heroes whow contribute to emergency and disaster relief throughout the country. This month is extremely important in Alabama, where we are currently approaching a record high tornado drought. Redcross.org has tips and checklists available to be better prepared for these disaster situations.