The couple brought their camper trailer with them to stay in while they volunteered with an organization in Lee County. Before leaving, they contacted the mayor of Smiths Station to see if they could donate the trailer to a family in need.
Macon County Sheriff Andre Brunson wasn’t familiar with June Shannon, aka ‘Mama June,’ when she was booked into his jail Wednesday, but when the phones started ringing off the wall, he knew she wasn’t an ordinary arrest.
In April 2018, the nation tuned in to hear California law enforcement describe how they made an arrest in the infamous Golden State serial killer cold cases of the 1970s and 1980s. Among those watching was Ozark Police Chief Marlos Walker.
Volunteers are continuing to offer their services in Lee County as the community is working to clean up and pick pieces of their lives off of the ground after tornadoes, one an EF-4, that devastated parts of Beauregard.
With FEMA estimating over 600 homes destroyed or damaged in Lee County, there are hundreds of families who have to file insurance claims and hire contractors and officials say this can leave them to vulnerable to scams
In a lawsuit filed by the county in 2018 against Phenix City over jurisdiction and annexation of more than 50 properties, a judge ruled Wednesday that Russell County could not block the properties annexed by Phenix City.
Some residents in Beauregard said they hear sirens before tornadoes struck 10 days ago. There are others who said they heard nothing. Lee County EMA officials said people shouldn’t depend solely on these sirens.
An outpouring of support and love from across the country has come to the Chattahoochee Valley this past week. Volunteers from as far away as Ohio and Arizona bringing their helping hands to our community.
Officers determined that a vehicle operated by suspect Jamie Heath had intentionally struck another vehicle occupied by 3 other people. He faces an aggravated assault charge for each of that car's passengers.