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  1. Mobile, Baldwin obituaries for Oct. 18: Mobile woman 'lived her life with grace and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Alabama Live

    MOBILE, Alabama -- Marjorie Barrow Booth , a native of Conecuh County and a longtime resident of Mobile, died Oct. 15, 2014 at the age of 86. She was an active member of Spring Hill Baptist Church and a supporter of the fine arts in the Mobile area. Booth was an avid traveler and gardener and will be remembered by those who knew her for her keen sense of humor and elegant fashion savvy.


  2. Saloom Properties pine tree farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Salem Saloom walks among longleaf pine on his tree farm where he grows longleaf and loblolly pine in Conecuh County, Ala., on Friday Sept. 5, 2014.


  3. Meet Salem Saloom, a 'disciple' for longleaf pineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Alabama Live

    ... needles. Then finally, he kissed it. A retired surgeon, Saloom, 67, started buying land in this part of Conecuh County in the early 1980s. After nine land purchases, he says, his family now owns some 2,200 acres in Evergreen. He grows slash pine and ...


  4. Hear Democrat Susan Smith's attack ad against Greg Albritton and read his responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Alabama Live

    ... complained the legislation would inject "Big Brother" into matters of parental responsibility. Albritton, a Conecuh County lawyer seeking a return to elective office after an eight-year hiatus, said he does not remember the quote but added that he ...


  5. Alabama state Senate candidate accuses opponent of failing to protect children from molestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Alabama Live

    ... the message also has aired in radio spots. It drew a sharp rebuke from Albritton, a Republican lawyer from Conecuh County. He played a recording of the radio ad for an audience at a candidate forum in Robertsdale Tuesday night. Smith, an Atmore City ...


  6. Two people killed in separate traffic accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | WALA

    Trooper Kevin Cook, with the Public Information/Education Unit of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency told Fox10News, Saturday evening around 6:40 p.m. in Conecuh County, a two-vehicle crash killed 83 year-old Lurie D. James of Eight Mile. Trooper Cook said James was driving a 2008 Toyota when he was struck by a 2006 Toyota driven by Curtis McDaniel of Fort Wayne, Indiana.


  7. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | KWTX

    ... 1 as his birth date, but the date is recorded as Aug. 9 in the family Bible). In 1817, his family moved to Conecuh County, Ala. where Travis attended school and was accepted as an apprentice by the leading attorney in Claiborne. Travis went on to ...


  8. Our own private cathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... growth. I remember when I got serious about my relationship about God. I was an older teenager in rural Conecuh County, Alabama, and had access to the thousands of acres of forests that surrounded our home. I would often walk to the woods to pray. ...


  9. How Greg Albritton won runoff despite losing big in Alabama Senate district's most populous countyRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... greater than the total number of votes cast in all but one of the district's other seven counties. Yet, the Conecuh County lawyer and former state representative was still able to capture the GOP nomination for the District 22 seat over Bay Minette ...


  10. Albritton, D'Olive debate taxes, economy in GOP runoff for Senate District 22Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... parts of Clarke, Conecuh, Choctaw, Monroe, Washington, Mobile and Baldwin counties. Albritton, who lives in Conecuh County and has a solo law practice, said he is steadfastly against raising any taxes while D'Olive has been open to taxing Internet ...


  11. Support from Alfa, Poarch Creek Indians gives Albritton fundraising edge in Senate raceRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... he said. "Is he going to vote with Alfa or with his district?" Albritton, a former state representative from Conecuh County, said the group has sent mailers on his behalf and also conducted a poll before the first round of voting. He said his ...


  12. Ex-nursing home book keeper sentenced in theftRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The Alabama Attorney General says a former bookkeeper at a Conecuh County nursing home has been convicted of stealing money from residents.


  13. Nursing home bookkeeper steals residents' fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Alabama Attorney General announced on Tuesday that 49-year-old Mary K. Nowell of Bon Secour, is convicted of theft of patient funds from Evergreen Nursing Home and Rehabilitation in Conecuh County.


  14. Former Conecuh County nursing home employee convicted of theft of resident fundsRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Attorney General Luther Strange has convicted Conecuh County nursing home employee Mary K. Nowell for theft of patient funds after evidence was found indicating she had embezzled more than $4,000.


  15. Democrats tap Atmore City Councilwoman Susan Smith to run in state Senate District 22Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... will face the winner of next month's Republican primary runoff between former state Rep. Greg Albritton, of Conecuh County, and Bay Minette lawyer Harry D'Olive. The district runs from Choctaw County in the north all the way to Baldwin County's ...


  16. State Senate candidate Albritton distances himself from supporter's remarks about...Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... "You don't attack or go into families. That's happened to me in other campaigns." Albritton, who lives in Conecuh County, will meet Bay Minette lawyer D'Olive in the runoff July 15. The winner will be a heavy favorite in November and may not even ...


  17. A late Memorial Day tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    He was like a grandfather to me. He lived down the road from my home in rural Conecuh County, Alabama.


  18. Court tosses $1M verdict against auto parts makerRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | ABC 33/40

    ... against an auto parts manufacturer. The justices on Friday sided with Guyoungtech USA, Inc. It makes parts in Conecuh County for the Hyundai automotive factory near Montgomery. Elaine Dees sued the company in 2011 saying she was wrongfully fired ...


  19. Greg Albritton, Harry D'Olive emerge from crowded field, will meet in Senate District 22 runoffRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... It was almost mathematically impossible to get through this without a runoff," said Albritton, who is from Conecuh County. D'Olive, who briefly served as Baldwin County Probate to finish his father's term but lost election to a full term, won nearly ...


  20. Here is everything you need to know about legislative races in southwest AlabamaRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... to replace retiring Democratic state Sen. Marc Keahey. The candidates are former state Rep. Greg Albritton of Conecuh County; Bay Minette lawyer Harry D'Olive; tea party activist Danny Joyner of Brewton; retired Army chaplain Stephen Sexton of Bay ...