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  1. Why isn't Alabama listed on 'Monsters in America' map? Here are 5 suggestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    ... White Thing is an albino Bigfoot, or perhaps a large albino bear. Peter J. Gossett writes on his website of Winston County history, freestateofwinston.org , that his aunt, Feneda Martin Smith knew people who reported the "white thang." Smith told ...

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  2. Prep Basketball: Lynn earns pair of upsets at Winston County TournamentRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Lynn's boys basketball team pulled off a shocking upset of top-seeded Winston County on Thursday, beating the Yellow Jackets 41-34 in the opening round of the Winston County Basketball Tournament at Lynn High School. Moore led the team with 15 points, four rebounds and three steals.

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  3. Expansion project nearing completion at Camp McDowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... the size of the camp, which is located on 1,140 acres adjacent to Bankhead National Forest near the Walker/Winston county line. During the summer, Bethany will host camps for groups of up to 200 children at a time, including those with special ...

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  4. Arrest made in alleged intentional hit-and-run in Winston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Bobby Wayne Curtis, 43, of Nauvoo has been arrested by the Winston County Sheriff's Office on charges of attempted murder, domestic violence and two counts of reckless endangerment following a weekend incident in which one person was allegedly intentionally struck by a vehicle. An eyewitness to the alleged incident said he and his wife went onto their porch to see why a vehicle had stopped near their home and three people had gotten out of the vehicle.

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  5. Longtime physician, civic leader dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... a small town was just where I wanted to be," Weaver said. Weaver credited Dr. Malcolm Blake, a revered Winston County physician, with influencing his decision to become a small town doctor. "Whena SI would get sick as a child, I remember my parents ...

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  6. Suspect tried to overdose after hitting man with car in Winston County, sheriff reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Alabama Live

    One man is at UAB Hospital after being hit by a car during a dispute in Winston County Friday night , and the suspect is at Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville after apparently trying to overdose instead of turning himself in, according to Sheriff Rick Harris. The incident happened Friday night near Poplar Springs Grocery on Highway 195 in southern Winston County.

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  7. Person hospitalized after being hit by car during dispute in Winston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Alabama Live

    One person was taken to Walker Baptist Medical Center after being hit by a vehicle in Winston County Friday evening.

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  8. Prep basketball: West Morgan knocks off Walker for tournament titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... the first quarter and dominated from start to finish, beating the Bears 44-17 in the third-place game of the Winston County Christmas Tournament on Tuesday. Eight different players scored for Carbon Hill. Abby Tittle had 11 points and three assists, ...

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  9. Dora girls make final of WC Christmas TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Dora held off a fourth-quarter surge froma SLynn's Kayla Pruitt to knock off the Bears 54-49 and advance to the championship game of the Winston County Christmas Tournament on Monday. Dora scored just 17 points in the first half, but lit up the scoreboard for 37 points in the second half to earn the victory.

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  10. Former Winston County deputy pleads guilty to federal charges of extorting woman to make methRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A former Winston County sheriff's deputy pleaded guilty in federal court to using his authority to extort a woman into manufacturing methamphetamine . His charges also allege he made her cook meth in a home with a child.

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  11. Prep basketball: No. 5 Cordova coasts past Carbon HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... in the 2014 Varsity Girls Christmas Classic at Hayden on Friday, while Carbon Hill (6-7) plays in the Winston County Christmas Tournament today vs. Addison. Cierra Harbin scored 18 points for the Bulldogs (2-2). Makindle McGough added nine points ...

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  12. Poe sworn in as city's newest police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... will be the issue of housing prisoners. Currently, all misdemeanor arrests made by the city are taken to the Winston County Jail. Poe said he will immediately begin looking at the option to house prisoners closer to home, including the feasibility ...

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  13. Prep basketball: Cordova boys win third straight gameRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... Lady Yellow Jackets moved past the .500 mark on the year following Monday night's 56-26 victory over the Winston County Yellow Jackets. Winston County kept it close in the first period, with Curry holding a two-point advantage, 18-16. Both teams ...

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  14. Duck Stamp Act Of 2014 Passes Senate, Awaits President's SignatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... stream. A tiny rush darter finds improved habitat among the riffles and eddies of a restored creek in Winston County, Alabama where excessive sedimentation once placed it in peril ... (click for more) The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has ...

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  15. SARP Celebrates Decade Of Aquatic Habitat ConservationRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... stream. A tiny rush darter finds improved habitat among the riffles and eddies of a restored creek in Winston County, Alabama where excessive sedimentation once placed it in peril ... (click for more) Leaders from the Tennessee Department of ...

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  16. Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund's numbers just don't add up: reader opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... was no big deal and no one should squabble about sending this money to private schools. She needs to go to Winston County and tell this to Amy Hiller, the principal at Meek Elementary. I will never forget the day I asked Amy if I were to give her a ...

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  17. Who should be Mr. Football? Watch Jeff Sentell and Josh Bean analyze the top candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... scored two rushing touchdowns and returned on of his two interceptions for a touchdown in a 56-7 victory over Winston County . Keith Mixon , RB/WR/KR, Shades Valley : Mixon is again the Mounties' No. 1 offensive weapon, excelling as a runner and a ...

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  18. Ala ex-deputy agrees to plea deal in meth caseRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... Concord of Lynn has agreed to plead guilty to felony charges. Officials say Concord was working with the Winston County Sheriff's Office last year when he began pressuring a Nauvoo woman to make meth for him. Prosecutors say the deputy was a meth ...

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  19. Alabama ex-deputy admits to forcing woman to cook meth to feed his addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Grady Keith Concord pleaded guilty to one count each of extortion under color of official right, manufacturing methamphetamine, and manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine on premises where children are present or reside, reported AL.com . The 42-year-old Concord, who admits he was addicted to drugs, was arrested in June on drug manufacturing charges and fired from the Winston County Sheriff's Department.

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  20. Former Winston deputy charged in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Grady Keith Concord, 42, of Nauvoo, was charged in federal count with three charges related to the production of methamphetamine, in addition to the single count of manufacturing methamphetamine he was charged with in June. Concord, who was an investigator with the Winston County Sheriff's Office until his arrest, is now charged with one count of extortion under color of official right, one count of manufacturing methamphetamine and one count of manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine on premises where children are present or reside.

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