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News in Lee County, Alabama

Lee County Road closed for repairs to drainage structure
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:17:27 -0700

The Lee County Highway Department has closed a section of County Road 56 due to a deteriorated drainage structure.

ASWA names Lee, Thomas Mr. and Miss Basketball
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:15:23 -0700

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Dallas County's William Lee and Sylacauga's Shakayla Thomas are Alabama's Mr. and Miss Basketball. The Alabama Sports Writers Association honored the players Wednesday at a luncheon presented by the Alabama High School Athletic Directors and Coaches Association. Lee is a UAB signee who ...

Motorcyclist crashes after high speed chase
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:21:52 -0700

A motorcyclist crashed after a high speed chase with authorities in East Alabama, according to the Lee County sheriff.

Alabama LB Lee arrested on suspicion of DUI
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:04:18 -0700

University of Alabama junior linebacker Dillon Lee was arrested Thursday on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's website.

Dozens arrested in Morgan Co. drug investigation
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:17:36 -0700

Dozens of suspects were arrested on drug charges after a joint investigation into distribution in Morgan County.

EarthCents community comes to Auburn
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:51:40 -0700

Auburn is now home to the first EarthCents community in Alabama. EarthCents is Alabama Power's new home program, which is a home that meets qualifications to be at least 15 percent or more energy efficient than the current Alabama state energy code.

Inmate escapes from Muscogee County Prison during work detail
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 02:06:48 -0700

A prison inmate who escaped booking at the Lee County Detention Facility last December has now reportedly escaped from the Muscogee County Prison.

Guns, drugs, police dept's bulletproof vests found in Barbour Co. search
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:17:37 -0700

The Barbour County Sheriff's Department is looking for a suspect wanted in connection to an undercover narcotics operation.Sheriff's deputies and officers with the Eufaula Police Department executed a

Animal advocate horrified to hear about malnourished cattle
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:17:36 -0700

Animal advocates spoke out about a case of animal cruelty that spanned two counties in North Alabama.

Alabama Legislature approves bill on jobs, welfare
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:51:50 -0700

The Alabama Legislature has passed a bill requiring people to apply for three jobs before seeking welfare benefits.