Alabama Ethics Commission finds Lanett mayor may have committed ethics violation

Lanett Mayor Kyle McCoy is coming under fire after the Alabama Ethics Commission has found that he may have committed an ethics violation.

  Negligence probed in deadly Beirut blast amid public anger

The Lebanese government says it is putting an unspecified number of Beirut port officials under house arrest pending an investigation into how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate came to be stored at the port for years.
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  Tropical storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain along the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it smashed boats together and caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.


Man arrested in fire at historic Holland Mansion fire, seven other Phenix City fires

Reward being offered in case of missing Harris Co. mother found deceased in woods

  MCSD prepping for verification week ahead of school reopening date

  Family drops wrongful death lawsuit against Ralston Towers after $125M settlement

  Midtown Park Apartment fire in Columbus serves as reminder to get renters insurance

For Midtown Park Apartment residents, most lost everything in the fire, including clothes, food, and treasured keepsakes.
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Beirut: Wedding photo shoot video captures blast

Photographer Mahmoud Nakib is still rolling as he get pushed down the street by the shockwave.

  Auburn businesses discuss financial impact of 2020 conference-only football season

UPDATE: Two Columbus runaway teens located safe

  Veterans ask VA secretary to consider different location for clinic in Columbus

  Pine Mountain man sentenced to federal prison for threatening an officer from his cell

  Three shot, including 5-year-old, in overnight drive-by shooting in Phenix City

  Near stabbing between brothers leads to officer-involved shooting near Beauregard

Police investigate armed robbery, burglary on Baileys Way in LaGrange

Columbus man arrested on child sex crime charges

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  Virus aid: Where things stand in high-level Washington talks

After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill.


  Kinetic Credit Union Scholar Athlete: Will Haines

  New-look Marion County Eagles prepare for 2020

Marion County’s football program has a different look this year, as a new coach takes over. Billy Law steps into the big chair as the head coach of the Eagles.“I’ve always known how big it was and never wanted to be in this chair, and then it came about and it’s a good thing I took it,” Law said.


  MCSD teachers head back to the classroom ahead of start date

Residents coping after massive fire at Midtown Park Apartments in Columbus

Alabama rushes to get internet access to students before school year starts

  Applications open for Opelika small businesses and residents for help with bills, expenses

UPDATE: Columbus police locate ‘critically’ missing woman safe

25-year-old Sunsieah Davis was last seen Monday, August 3 at around 2 p.m. near 901 Joy Road.
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  Walmart releases schedule for its parking lot drive-in theaters

Starting at 5 p.m. ET Wednesday, families can sign up for a location near them at

  Harris Co. School Board attorney of 40 years dies from COVID-19

Hundreds in Alabama report getting seeds from China

  14-year-old being charged as adult in murder at Foxy Lady Lounge

Columbus organization hosts drive-thru donation site for Midtown Park Apartments fire survivors