Tuesday Jul 29
Ex-Chilton County deputy, his wife face more charges after sexual misconduct victims come forward
A former Chilton County sheriff's deputy and teacher and his wife face dozens of new charges related to sexual and other misconduct with underage students.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Man sentenced in Chilton County cold case murder
A man was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Thursday for a cold case murder that happened back in 1998.
Facebook post delays sentencing for former Thorsby teacher who pleaded guilty to sex with 14-year-old boy
A judge this morning delayed the sentencing of former Thorsby teacher Jennifer McNeill, who pleaded guilty to charges that she had sex with a 14-year-old boy , because of a Facebook post from her account that implies she didn't do it.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
51 great ice cream parlors
Alabama Founded in 1985 as a roadside fruit stand, Peach Park in Clanton developed such a following of its homemade ice cream, flavored with fresh Chilton County peaches, that had co-owner Frances Gray burning more than a little midnight oil to keep up with demand.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
4 people arrested in Covington Co. traffic stop
Tina Weed, Shane Jackson. William Jason Weed, Linda Jackson. Tina Weed, Shane Jackson.
Chilton Co. couple charged with having sexual contact with student
David Hubbard was working for the Chilton County Sheriff's Department at the time of the alleged relationship with a student.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Former Chilton County sheriff's deputy, his wife face charges of inappropriate relationship with student
An investigation that started after a deadly wreck last month in Clanton has led to charges that a former Chilton County sheriff's deputy and his wife had an inappropriate and illegal relationship with an underage female.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Chambliss, Garner about to wrap up state Senate runoff with lots of cash and spending
Supporters are pouring tens of thousands of dollars into the state Senate race in District 30. The open-seat race covers all of Autauga and Coosa counties, most of Elmore County and parts of Chilton and Tallapoosa counties.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
2 Alabama historical sites are not losing money; state cutting costs to avoid selling others
The state of Alabama, hit hard by a deep recession, is preparing to turn operation of four state-owned, 19th century mansions over to nonprofits or local governments as it seeks ways to slash costs associated with maintaining its historical properties.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Clanton woman killed after being hit by car while crossing the street
Cheryl Medley, 67, of Clanton, was pronounced dead at the scene July 3, according to Chilton County Coroner Awlahjaday Agee.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Alabama Senate District 30: Chambliss, Garner battle for Republican nomination
One of the hottest state Senate races is in District 30 in central Alabama, where two Republicans face each other in the July 15 runoff.
Los Angeles Isn't The Only City Having a Pop-Up Ice-Cream Moment
This summer, Los Angeles chef Sylvia Yoo has dazzled the West Coast crowd with her small-batch ice creams and famous churro ice cream sandwiches.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Daily Republic
Alabama shuts down church's sex offender housing
Believing it was his calling to reach out to people Jesus called "the least of these," Pastor Ricky Martin built a little church and opened a camp out back for some of society's most unwanted people: Sex offenders.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Law shutting down sex offender camp violates Religious Freedom Amendment, ACLU says
Randall Marshall, legal director of the ACLU's Alabama office, said the law that went into effect this week is in apparent conflict with the Alabama Religious Freedom Amendment, passed in 1998 to make it tougher for government to infringe on religious rights.