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Phenix City, Alabama is located in Russell County. Zip codes in Phenix City, AL include 36869, 36870, and 36867. The median home price in Phenix City is $125,000. More Phenix City information.

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16 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Court: Curtis Newsome homicide victim found hogtied in Phenix City apartment

The day before Curtis Durall Newsome was charged with Caneya T. Webb's murder, two Edmond Estates maintenance employees worked unaware that only a thin wall separated them from the 26-year-old woman's body, according to court testimony.

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Yesterday | Alabama Live

Phenix City man accused of beating girlfriend's 2-year-old child, causing multiple injuries

Zachary Ryan Tadlock, 22, was arrested July 18 and charged with torture and willful abuse of a child and domestic violence assault in the third degree, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Maybe school board problem is institutional

The Phenix City Board of Education just can't seem to stay off the news or on the record.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Phenix City man, 22, accused of torturing 2-year-old boy

A Phenix City man is accused of torturing a 2-year-old boy at a home in the 600 block of Lee Road 307, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Construction worker rescued from 13th Street Bridge

Traffic trying to cross the 13th Street Bridge hit an unexpected detour. The major passageway from Columbus to Phenix City was closed for hours as Fire and EMS rescue workers devised a plan to save a man who was injured and stranded above the water.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Attorney: Asking two Phenix City school board members to leave closed session was improper

It was improper for the Phenix City Board of Education president to ask two board members to leave last week's closed discussion of a lawsuit, the general counsel for the Alabama Association of School Boards said Thursday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Phenix City school board alleges harassment from clergy

Phenix City Council hears from concerned clergy on Monday following the controversial firing of City Manager Wallace Hunter on May 20. A pastor and a group of activist ministers are "harassing, intimidating, humiliating, defaming and interfering" with the Phenix City Board of Education and some of its members, the board alleges in its response to a ... (more)

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Trussville Tribune

Inside the Statehouse: Looking back at, analyzing the 1958 governor race

As the 1958 governor's race dawned, the shadow of Big Jim Folsom loomed over the scene.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Alabama teen sentenced in school bomb plot

An Alabama teenager accused of plotting to attack classmates with homemade explosives has been sentenced to two years on supervised probation followed by three years in prison.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Edge is razor sharp in NeSmith DLMS East Alabama win

Chase Edge of LaFayette, AL was razor sharp Friday night, as he disappeared from the field in his Edge's Gas Company Special to win the Salute To The Armed Forces 50 for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series in night two of the four-race Salute To America Nationals at East Alabama Motor Speedway in front of a standing-room-only crowd.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Dive team suspends search in Chattahoochee River for possible jumper

A dive team suspended a search on the Chattahoochee River north of Dillingham Street Bridge late Tuesday after a teen reported a man jumping from the bridge’s concrete rails.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Man arrested in Phenix City, charged with attempted murder

A suspect is in jail accused of firing shots into a car occupied by his girlfriend and one-year-old child.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Don't like the cameras? Don't run the red light

To some, it's a common-sense deterrent to a commonplace violation -- running red lights.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

FOX16

A-State's J.D. McKissic Makes Paul Hornung Award Watch List

Arkansas State junior wide receiver J.D. McKissic has been named to the 2014 Paul Hornung Award Watch List, announced Monday by the Louisville Sports Commission.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Authorities believe Phenix City woman drowned

Russell County coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. tells the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer that 55-year-old Lisa Hall was pronounced dead at 9:03 p.m. Thursday.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Phenix City man accused of firing shots at vehicle

A Phenix City man accused of firing multiple shots into a vehicle with his girlfriend and 12-month-old child Thursday faces two counts of attempted murder in connection with the incident, police said.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sound Off for Saturday, July 5, 2014

Because of man-made climate change, "It will be functionally impossible to be outside … for things like construction work and farming, as well as recreation," said climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton University.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Autopsy results still pending in Phenix City motorcycle crash

The Russell County Coroner’s Office is still waiting for autopsy results in the death of 12-year-old Christopher Allen Haywood, a Phenix City boy who died after a three-wheel motorcycle crashed June 27 on Bayview Drive.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Phenix City pastor sues school board over superintendent hire

A Phenix City pastor has filed a lawsuit against the Phenix City Board of Education, asking the Russell County Circuit Court to set aside the board's hiring of a superintendent because of an alleged violation of Alabama's open meetings act.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Phenix City Council approves alcohol licenses for Don's Fine Foods

The Phenix City Council approved on Tuesday an off-premise beer and wine licenses for Don’s Fine Foods on Fourth Avenue.

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