If you've been on social
media sites lately, you've seen lots of talk about the presidential
While many of the postings
are endorsing one candidate or the other, there are also a lot of nasty
comments and candidate bashing coming from both sides.
This is an important time
not just on the national level, but locally and regionally too.
That's why we think it's
time to take a breath, stop the badmouthing, and do your homework.
We're electing a president
in a few days, but voters in Southwest Georgia and Eastern Alabama are also
deciding some key congressional and municipal races, as well as proposed constitutional
and charter changes that will effect local and state government for years to
There's a lot at stake and
we hope voters will be able to look past the rhetoric and try to separate fact
You can find lots of
election information on our website wtvm.com under the politics tab.
We urge everyone to get
out and vote on Tuesday November 6. It's your right and your duty.
Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:26 AM EDT2014-07-22 07:26:05 GMT
On Monday, July 21 at approximately 12:50 p.m., the Opelika Police Department received a call of a gunshot victim in the 500 block of Edmon Avenue. More >>
On Monday, July 21 at approximately 12:50 p.m., the Opelika Police Department received a call of a gunshot victim in the 500 block of Edmon Avenue. Upon arrival, they located a juvenile male suffering from a gunshot wound.More >>
Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:27 AM EDT2014-07-22 07:27:07 GMT
By all accounts, the owners of A&K Thrift Mall on Highway 280 are upstanding and outstanding people. That's why everyone seems surprised by their decision to close up shop and lock out its vendors. PhenixMore >>
A sudden business closing leaves folks in east Alabama upset and unemployed. Tonight for the first time we are hearing from the owners of the thrift mall. News Leader Nine first brought you the story of A&K Thrift Mall in Phenix City locking up without notice yesterday. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy joins us now with more on that story.More >>
Monday, July 21 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:27:51 GMT
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Saturday night the Coast Guard was called in to help locate an 11 year old boy who went missing in the ocean. The 11 year old boy reportedly went missing in the ocean near 2001More >>
The body of an 11-year-old drowning victim who went missing in the ocean Saturday was located Monday morning. More >>