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Alexander City inmate escapes day after parole denied
A man serving a life sentence for robbery has escaped from the Alexander City Community Based Facility, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Chattahoochee Chatter: A full-time effort
Sure, his title is interim superintendent, but at his initial meeting with the Phenix City Board of Education last week, Rod Hinton put full-time effort into leading his hometown's school system.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Bellamy becomes Russell County's first black Circuit Court judge
ROBIN TRIMARCHI email@example.com Newly-appointed Russell Circuit Judge Michael Bellamy is helped with his robe by his daughter Michelle Whitfield, right, and other family members before his swearing-in at the Central Activities Center in Phenix City Tuesday.
Let's say someone asks if you have change for a $20 bill, you give them change and go on your way.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Fifty Years Ago Today, December 10, 1963
The work on the Eufaula State Docks has been completed, and the facilities are now in the process of being inspected.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Three arrested in Phenix City counterfeit currency investigation
Police have arrested three suspects in an ongoing investigation regarding counterfeit US currency that has been presented at several businesses throughout Phenix City, Ala.
Detainee escapes booking at Lee County Detention Center
Darrin Tyron Adams, 39, of Phenix City had just been arrested. He was awaiting booking when he escaped from the booking area.
Phenix City Children's Clinic hosts Expectant Mommy Expo
And the first Expectant Mommy Expo on Saturday at the Phenix City Children's clinic hopes to provide answers to women in any stage of pregnancy.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Huntsville sales tax hike would leave Hoover with cheapest rate among ...
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - A 1 percent sales tax increase would put Huntsville in the middle of the pack among Alabama's 25 biggest cities.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Meet the bulls of PBR
The bulls will be at El Vaquero on U.S. Hwy 280 in Phenix City from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and at the Landings in Columbus from 5-7 p.m. "Bucking for a Cause" is something the PBR is raising awareness of autism and supporting local autism groups.
DiChiara: Superintendent's buyout was Phenix City school board's idea
Joe Paull jpaull@ledger-enquirer Phenix City interim superintendent Rod Hinton talks with school board president Brad Baker and Thomas "T.C" Coley, who is District 22 director for the Alabama Education Association Eight days since voting in a called meeting to buy out the superintendent's contract, the Phenix City Board of Education still isn't ... (more)
Goodwill holds grand opening Wednesday for Phenix City store, career center
Phenix City-area residents now have a brand new center to donate charitable items and become involved in career training programs.
SafetyCab offers partygoers free rides home for the holidays
For the 31st year, St. Francis will offer SafetyCab during the holiday season in an effort to help reduce the number of DUI-related accidents and fatalities.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
DiChiara buyout: Many questions, still no answers
The Phenix City Board of Education voted a week ago to buy out the contract of city schools Superintendent Larry DiChiara.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Chuck Williams: Buster Landreau brings fairness to Russell County bench
Jean Landreau held the family Bible Monday morning as she looked at her husband, Buster.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Phenix City's new Marriott Hotel takes shape
Construction continues on a 99-room Courtyard Marriott in Phenix City that overlooks the Chattahoochee River.
Phenix City's new Marriott Hotel takes shape
Mike Haskey firstname.lastname@example.org Construction continues on a 99-room Courtyard Marriott in Phenix City that overlooks the Chattahoochee River.
Woman punched in face repeatedly on Stratford Drive
A Phenix City, Ala., woman was punched in the face multiple times Wednesday by an unknown suspect in a Hyundai Elantra, according to a Columbus Police report.
Social Media Buzzing About Walmart Fights
Many people tweeted about Black Friday fights at Walmarts across the country but the retail giant says overall, the holiday shopping season is off to a great start.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
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Former Ala. superintendent of the year leaves Phenix City job
The school system announced that DiChiara is no longer with the system following a school board meeting Tuesday.