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Will you be graduating from high school in the spring of 2015? Do you receive your electricity from a public power utility in Alabama? Then if your answer to these questions is "yes," you could be eligible to receive a scholarship from the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority and its 11 Member cities/utilities. Since 1992, AMEA and its Members have provided scholarships to area high school seniors through the AMEA Scholarship Program.
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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Monday will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War. Congress granted an exemption so Army Command Sgt.
OPELIKA POST A crash Wednesday, Sept. 10, claimed the life of a Union Springs man.
Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III today postponed the perjury trial of state Rep. Barry Moore until the week of Oct. 27, the Opelika-Auburn News reported. Moore, a Republican from Enterprise, is accused of lying to a grand jury investigating possible corruption in the Alabama State House.
Former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III has been chosen to lead an independent review of the "NFL's pursuit and handling of evidence" in the Ray Rice investigation. Opelika police say one subdivision has been hit hard recently by a serial car thief.
A criminal case is being built against a South Carolina man who, on Tuesday, led authorities to the rural dirt road in Wilcox County, Alabama where he had dumped the bodies of his five children. A criminal case is being built against a South Carolina man who, on Tuesday, led authorities to the rural dirt road in Wilcox County, Alabama where he had dumped the bodies of his five children.
The Opelika Police Department is investigating after a 20-year-old man was shot in the 300 block of Cherry Avenue around 2:28 p.m. today. The report says officers found the victim upon arrival with a gunshot wound to his leg.
The Alabama Department of Transportation's 7 overhead message boards have been installed and now will feature drive times to help with motorists commutes.
On August 31 at about 11:33 p.m. CST, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received multiple 911 calls from subjects attending a poker party in reference to a shooting with at least two injured gunshot victims.
The president exacting political revenge on Alabama in response to a pro-business climate that lures jobs from the northern parts of the country to the south, Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard said.
Shown with Main Street Alabama awards for Athens are, from left, Athens-Limestone Tourism Director Teresa Todd, Athens Rotary President Amy Golden, Spirit of Athens Director Trisha Black, Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful Executive Coordinator Lynne Hart, Athens Grease Festival Chairwoman Betsy Hyman and Athens Grease Festival Promotions Chairwoman ... (more)
A recent study released by a Florida company, Safe Choice Security, and reported by WKRG in Mobile, ranks two cities in our area in the top 15 most dangerous cities in the state of Alabama.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:56 pm
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