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'You live and you learn': Phenix City teacher in taping case speaks out
When Sierra Pettway started her first year of teaching nine months ago, she didn't give much thought to risks that come with the job.
Thu May 16, 2013
Services for seniors gather on Phenix City Riverwalk
About 300 senior citizens attended the Phenix City Senior Health Fair & Golf Cart Riverwalk Tour Thursday at the Phenix City Amphitheater.
Phenix City woman accused of fighting grocery store worker, deploying pepper spray in shoplifting attempt
PHENIX CITY, Alabama -- A Phenix City woman is accused of fighting an employee of a Piggly Wiggly store and deploying pepper spray when she was stopped for shoplifting.
Wed May 15, 2013
Hendricks to replace Cook as Central softball coach
Cook resigned Monday after seven seasons "to spend more time as an administrator in the Phenix City School System," according to a news release from the school.
Tue May 14, 2013
Jury reaches "no bill" verdict for Phenix City teacher accused of taping students' arms
Phenix City Public Schools Superintendent Larry DiChiara said in an e-mail Tuesday a grand jury has reached a "no bill" verdict in the case of a teacher accused of child abuse for taping two students' arms together.
Freeman named new superintendent
The top spot in Sylacauga City Schools has a new occupant. Dr. Michael Freeman was unanimously approved for the superintendent position at a called Board of Education meeting Monday morning.
Mon May 13, 2013
May 18: Victory Run for Veterans
Victory Run for Veterans, sponsored by the American Legion Post 135, is May 18. The race will be around Moon Lake at Idle Hour Park, Garrett-Harrison Stadium and Nature Trail in Phenix City.
Thu May 09, 2013
Work on Courtyard Marriott begins in Phenix City, with Troy University up next
Another piece of downtown Phenix City’s redevelopment will begin Friday morning with the ground breaking for a 99-room Courtyard Marriott overlooking the Chattahoochee River.
Tue May 07, 2013
More details: Ft. Mitchell mother, daycare worker admits to child abuse
A Phenix City mother probably never thought her 2-month-old baby was in danger when she allowed 31-year-old Sherae Reich to babysit.
Mon May 06, 2013
Troy University to award 500 new scholarships to new students
Troy University is making 500 new scholarships available to new students in an effort to make college more affordable and to encourage students to complete their degrees quickly.
Phenix City: EMT worker responds to unresponsive baby call only to find out it's her baby
A Phenix City Emergency Medical Technician responded to a frightening call of an unresponsive baby, once she arrived on the scene, she realized it was her own child that needed help.
Sun May 05, 2013
Alabama's Widest Yard Sale returning for 2nd year
The World's Widest Yard sale is returning for its second year to try to boost spending and tourism in the middle of the state.
Thu May 02, 2013
Boyfriend charged, 3rd suspect sought in soldier's slaying
While seeking a third suspect in Columbus, Russell County authorities Thursday charged with murder the boyfriend of a woman whose husband’s body was found in a ditch Monday.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
World's Widest Yard Sale set to span more than 300 miles through Alabama's Black Belt Region
Montgomery, Alabama -- The World's Widest Yard Sale will take place on May 31 through June 2 along U.S. Highway 80 and other areas of Alabama's Black Belt Region.
Police searching for clues in homicide of Staff Sgt. Donald Wilson
The Russell County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects in the shooting of a Fort Benning staff sergeant who was found dead in a ditch in Seale, Ala.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Whitewater Update:Whitewater Express guides run the course Saturday
Mike Haskey firstname.lastname@example.org Whitewater Express guides led several trips down the Chattahoochee River Saturday, giving people the chance to experience the river from the put in off 33rd Place in Phenix City to the take out near the Columbus Convention Center and Ironworks.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Weekend activities include Bash on the Banks, Reptile Fest, Sol Junky concert, Party on the Lawn
Pet a snake, listen to SOL Junky's blend of rock and bluegrass, Party on the Lawn and form a human chain to raise awareness for Autism this weekend.
Knoxville News Sentinel
150-year-old Ga. firm gets new owner, keeps name
A 150-year-old lumber company in west Georgia has a new owner, but the business will keep its name -- W.T. Harvey Lumber Co.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Counterfeit coin changer strikes businesses throughout region
Authorities want you to be on the lookout for a man accused of tricking cashiers at gas stations, restaurants, and hotels into handing over money for metal washers wrapped up in coin rolls.