Dump truck fire causes school evacuation
Brian Schoenhals/The Daily Home Members of the Winterboro Volunteer Fire Department extinguish a dump truck fire near Genesis Alternative Education Center and Winterboro High School early Tuesday afternoon.
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Over one pound of "Mexican Ice" seized in Lincoln
A Lincoln man is being held on drug trafficking charges and a probation violation following a routine traffic stop.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Gunshot victim in accident on the way to ER
Brian Schoenhals/The Daily Home Automobile accidents at the Arby's on Battle Street and on the Court House Square Tuesday afternoon appear to have resulted from a shooting incident in Talladega County.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Man arrested on charges of forging checks
An Anniston man is being held in the Talladega County jail after being arrested on two counts of possession of a forged instrument in the second degree.
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Ansel Elkins wins Yale Series of Younger Poets competition
Ansel Elkins has won the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition for 2014. Her winning collection, "Blue Yodel," will be published by Yale University Press in 2015, and Elkins will receive a writing fellowship at the James Merrill House in Stonington, Conn.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Teachers honored as STARS
We were pleased to note the naming of 47 teachers in the Talladega County schools as Discover Educator STARS for their participation in efforts to enhance their classroom instruction with digital resources.
Restaurant employee arrested for stealing
An employee at Fincher's in Sylacauga was arrested for stealing money and other items from the restaurant, Sylacauga Police announced in a press release Friday.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Former Fort McClellan soldier charged in theft of ammunition, MREs
ANNISTON, Alabama -- A former National Guard soldier at Fort McClellan has admitted to stealing more than $11,000 in ammunition and Meals Ready to Eat, which he sold to pawn shops and Army surplus stores, according to court documents filed today.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Man convicted of felony drug paraphernalia charges
A Tallassee man has become the first person to be convicted of felony drug paraphernalia charges in Talladega County, according to assistant district attorney Christina Kilgore.
TCCHS visited during tour of 'bright spots'
Brian Schoenhals/The Daily Home Kristen Dial and Patience Oranika, both education specialists from the Alabama State Department of Education, talk to Talladega County Central High School about the progress made at the school.
Two charged with burglary
The Talladega County Sheriff's Department arrested two people Monday in connection with a crime that took place between late-November and early-December at the 100 block of Thornton Circle.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
TCBOE awards bids totaling $835,000
The Talladega County Board of Education unanimously approved awarding four bids totaling more than $835,000 during their monthly meeting held Tuesday.
Jurors shouldn't be deciding which roads to close
People who depend on county roads to get where they're going could end up taking the long way home if a bill in the legislature manages to get the governor's signature.
Talladega couple sells rare jug for $100,000
Robert and Janice Morris enjoy a simple life in rural Alabama. When it comes to how they decorate their home, they like to keep things interesting.
Lincoln Council establishes pretrial diversion program
The Lincoln City Council established a pretrial diversion program at Tuesday's council meeting.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Drug and Violent Crime Task Force arrests five
A total of five people have been arrested by the Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force for charges stemming from several different cases.
Sylacauga man killed in car accident
A Sylacauga man was killed in a single vehicle accident early Tuesday morning, according to Talladega County Coroner Shaddix Murphy.
Don't let Common Core hysteria drag Alabama back in time
In the 1985 movie classic, "Back to the Future," Marty McFly was inadvertently sent back in time by Doc Brown's time machine.
Oxford man arrested on multiple drug charges after chase
Oxford Police say they recovered guns and drug paraphernalia following a chase involving a man sought on an outstanding warrant.
Getting the community involved
We're pleased to see the Talladega City Schools Board of Education seeking input from all of its stakeholders in charting a new course for the future.