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

    Friday Nov 21 | 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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  2. Who should be Mr. Football? Watch Jeff Sentell and Josh Bean analyze the top candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | 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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  3. Ala ex-deputy agrees to plea deal in meth caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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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  4. Alabama ex-deputy admits to forcing woman to cook meth to feed his addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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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  5. Former Winston deputy charged in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | 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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  6. Former Winston County sheriff's deputy faces federal charge of extorting woman to make...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Alabama Live

    A former Winston County sheriff's deputy previously jailed on state charges now faces federal charges for extorting a woman to cook methamphetamine. Grady Keith Concord, 42, of Lynn, has agreed to plead 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.

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  7. Auburn commit Kerryon Johnson has 2 TDs and 2 INTs in a half and more ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Alabama Live

    ... star had 122 rushing yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in the first half of a 56-7 blowout of Winston County. The Auburn commit had a 70-yard interception return for touchdown as part of an easy 38-13 victory against Buckhorn. Carr helped ...

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  8. Former Oakman chief charged with reckless endangermentRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The Winston County Sheriff's Office confirmed Friday afternoon that a former member of the law enforcement community in Walker County is in custody in connection with a domestic violence incident that reportedly occurred last week. Winston County Sheriff Rick Harris, said Hubert Eugene "Boo" Woodard of Jasper turned himself in to the Winston County Sheriff's Office Wednesday morning after warrants were issued for his arrest on charges of first-degree criminal mischief, third-degree domestic violence and reckless endangerment.

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  9. Addison tops Winston County in thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    The Addison Bulldogs closed the regular season with a dramatic flair on Friday night, beating the Winston County Yellow Jackets for the fifth-consecutive time, while also capturing Class 2A, Region 6's second place spot for home-field advantage next week in the first round of the playoffs. The matchup between the two Winston County archrivals was riddled with turnovers, with the teams combining for eight miscues on the night.

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  10. Parker Griffith again charges Bentley with using office to benefit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Alabama Live

    For the second time in less than a week Democrat Parker Griffith is charging that a son of Gov. Robert Bentley is making money off a state contract to supply fuel in Walker and Winston counties. Griffith charges that the money generated from the fuel contract is evidence Bentley 'lied" when he promised in 2010 that neither he nor any member of his family would benefit from his position as governor.

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  11. Parker Griffith promises to blow governor's race open in similar way to Hubbard scandal,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Griffith said Bentley's son, Paul Bentley, made profits from selling fuel to state agencies in Walker and Winston County through his oil company. The former owner of Henry Oil, Bob Reed of Jasper, denied that the 2012 contracts cited by Griffith had ...

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  12. Winston County rally comes up just short in loss to VinemontRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Winston County's comeback attempt came up short as thea SYellow Jackets fell to the Vinemont Eagles 27-21 on Senior Night at Malcolm Blake Stadium Friday. Vinemont picked off a pass with eight seconds left in the game deep inside the Eagles' territory to finally seal the victory.

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  13. Parker Griffith ad charges Gov. Bentley's son with vast profits from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A new campaign ad by Democrat Parker Griffith charges that a son of Gov. Robert Bentley, Paul Bentley, has made "vast" profits from a contract with the state to supply fuel in Walker and Winston counties. The Griffith campaign charges that the fuel deal is evidence that Robert Bentley "lied" when he said neither he nor members of his family would profit from his office.

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  14. Lou Etta RiversRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... at Hendrix Health Care in Double Springs for many years and devoted her time and love as a volunteer with the Winston County Rescue Squad. She enjoyed quilting in her spare time and especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She was preceded ...

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  15. Bulldogs savoring end to losing streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... earlier this season. The Bulldogs battled Northside to the fourth quarter in the opening game and trailed Winston County 14-8 in the fourth quarter in Week 6 only to have the Yellow Jackets take advantage of late turnovers and pull away for the win. ...

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  16. Empty Bowls Dinner set for Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... be allowed to take home a ceramic bowl handmade by local volunteers. Proceeds from the event will go to the Winston County Arts Council, which funds a pottery studio at Meek High School and plans to expand art into the county schools in the future. ...

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  17. Daniel and Flack win Alabama Bass Trail State ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Craig Daniel and Jackie Flack of Cullman won the Alabama Bass Trail State Championship Saturday at Lewis Smith Lake near Jasper with a winning two-day catch of 32.48 pounds. Cullman anglers Craig Daniel and Jacky Flack took the top spot in the Alabama Bass Trail State Championship fished Saturday at Lewis Smith Lake east of Jasper with a two-day catch of 32.48 pounds.

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  18. Forecast: Storms to the north of Birmingham, fog to the south overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The Birmingham area could see some showers and storms through the evening, particularly in the northern part of Central Alabama, according to the National Weather Service . Isolated storms, some of them strong, are expected up closer to the Tennessee Valley, and those could affect areas like Winston County and Cullman.

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  19. Football roundup: Curry tops Danville for first winRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... on 18 carries, added the next three scores. The final touchdown came on a Tristan Westbrook four-yard run. Winston County outscored Holly Pond 20-0 in the second half to make up a halftime deficit and knock off the winless Broncos 35-27. Winston ...

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  20. Smith Lake Improvement and Stakeholders Association v. Federal Energy Regulatory CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... Gregory S. Farris was on the brief for amici curiae County of Winston, Alabama and School System of Winston County, Alabama. David L. Morenoff, Acting General Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Robert H. Solomon, Solicitor, and Lisa B. ...

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