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12 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Car chase ends in drug bust and one man in handcuffs

A man is in custody after a 10 mile car chase that started in Morgan County and ended in Marshall County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marshall County, AL, Arab, AL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Gov. Robert Bentley to talk business, job efforts during economic recovery tour in Decatur

Gov. Robert Bentley, who is seeking re-election for a second term, will meet with teachers, residents and business leaders Monday during three public appearances in Decatur.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Decatur, AL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Home in Morgan County Destroyed by Fire

It happened just outside the Decatur city limits at about 1:00 p.m. Thursday. Decatur Fire and Mud Tavern Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the house fire on Harold Drive.

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Hartselle Enquirer

Two arrested during drug raid

David Ray Grantland Jr., 33, was arrested and charged with unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance second degree, unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Hartselle, AL

The Montgomery Advertiser

One of Bentley's opponent releases his tax return

One of Gov. Robert Bentley's opponents in the governor's race released his income tax return Wednesday, and another opponent said he will release his tax return as soon as he files it.

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Related Topix: Tax, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Baileyton, AL, State Prisons, Prison, US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Bentley Opponent Releases Tax Return

Former Morgan County Commissioner Stacy George of Baileyton reported that his only income was his paycheck as a correctional officer in a state prison.

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Related Topix: Tax, Baileyton, AL, State Prisons, Prison

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Deputy Involved Wreck Results in Location of Man with Outstanding Warrants

A deputy involved wreck resulted in the location of a man with multiple outstanding warrants for his arrest Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Valhermoso Springs, AL

Hartselle Enquirer

Hall signs inmate contract

Hartselle Mayor Don Hall has signed a contract with the Morgan County Commission and the Morgan County Sheriff's Department to house city inmates at the Morgan County Jail and allow the city to close its jail.

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Related Topix: Hartselle, AL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hartselle Enquirer

Racking Horse set April 23-26

The second largest Racking Horse Show in the United States returns to Decatur April 23-26, 2014, at Morgan County Celebration Arena.

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Alabama Live

Decatur man arrested after being shot by off-duty deputy in Huntsville Walmart

A man has been booked into the Morgan County jail after being shot in the buttocks by a Morgan County sheriff's deputy at a south Huntsville Walmart Tuesday afternoon, according to AL.com's news partner WHNT News 19. David Horton was booked into the Morgan County Jail on April 15, 2014, after being shot by an off-duty sheriff's deputy inside a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Decatur, AL

Hartselle Enquirer

Fun at the rodeo

Bull riding, dancing, face painting, calf roping and buggy riding are some of the fun-filled events an estimated 1,000 special needs kids and adults enjoyed at the Fourth Annual Morgan County Special Needs Rodeo on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Priceville, AL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Hartselle Enquirer

Updated: Man killed, wife airlifted following Ala. 36 crash

An elderly man was killed and his wife was seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision on Alabama 36 West in Hartselle Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Hartselle, AL, Danville, AL

Hartselle Enquirer

Man killed in Hwy. 36 collision on Friday

An elderly man was killed and his passenger seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision on Alabama 36 West in Hartselle Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Hartselle, AL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Hundreds Attend Morgan County Special Needs Rodeo

The Annual Morgan County Sheriff's Rodeo got underway this morning at the Celebration Arena in Priceville.

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Related Topix: Priceville, AL

Alabama Live

Man sentenced to death in murders of Decatur Krystal workers seeks new trial

A 23-year-old man sentenced to death in January after being convicted in the slayings of two Krystal workers in Decatur is seeking a new trial.

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Related Topix: Decatur, AL, Violent Crime

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hartselle Enquirer

County Commission action items

County Commission action items

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Related Topix: Tax, Somerville, AL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Could toll bridge over Tennessee River into Morgan County be reality by 2019?

The Alabama Department of Transportation hired CDM Smith Inc. to conduct a feasibility study on building a toll bridge over the Tennessee River into Morgan County.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, Decatur, AL

Hartselle Enquirer

Jenny Turney attends meeting at Camp Sumatanga

Jenny Turney of Forrest Chapel United Methodist Church attended the United Methodist Women's Spiritual Enrichment Spring Meeting at Camp Sumatanga on Sat., April 5. The Conference theme was "Faith in Action."

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Related Topix: Danville, AL, Hartselle, AL, Falkville, AL

Alabama Live

Hartselle latest city to contract with Morgan County to house inmates; addition to county...

Hartselle is the latest municipality to contract with Morgan County Jail to house its inmates because it is cheaper than operating its own facility.

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Related Topix: Hartselle, AL, Prison, Priceville, AL, Falkville, AL

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Decatur police make arrest after officer witnesses apparent drug deal at car wash

A 34-year-old man was arrested after an officer witnessed what appeared to be a drug deal at a car wash on Spring Avenue SW, Decatur police report.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Decatur, AL

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