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Employee Complaint at Arby's in Atmore

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Fast food chain Arby's and its franchisee Beavers' Inc. are facing a federal lawsuit after several teenaged female employees were allegedly sexually harassed at an Arby's in Atmore, Alabama. The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission sued the…

Dothan Minister Charged with Capital Murder

A minister known as a community activist has been charged with capital murder in connection with a shooting in Alabama. The Dothan Eagle reports the Reverend Kenneth Glasgow was jailed Monday in the slaying of 23-year old Breunia Jennings on…

Update: Brantley Fire Damage Estimated at $1 Million

The fire at Brantley Recycling Center has been a costly one.  The town's fire chief tells Alabama News Network the fire caused an estimated $1 million in damage. Three buildings are a total loss. As we showed you Sunday, the…

Crenshaw County Fire Prompts Evacuations

Alabama News Network is following a fire at the Brantley Recycling Center in Crenshaw County. The fire is so large that it is prompting calls for evacuations. Crenshaw County Emergency Management Agency Director Elliott Jones is asking that anyone living…

Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo Underway

There's a big weekend ahead for the city of Opp as the Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo gets underway. "Just looking forward to the crowd coming out, good sales, good weather," says Jeff Wright. "It's just a really good time for everyone. We're…

Severe Storms, Tornadoes Possible Across Alabama Tonight

The Alabama News Network Weather Authority is tracking severe weather. All of Alabama has the chance for severe storms, high winds, hail and a few tornadoes throughout the evening and into early Tuesday. Right now in our area, it appears…

Camellia Cityfest Gives Downtown Greenville a Boost

It could be a busy weekend for some shops in downtown Greenville. "As a business here we stay pretty steady and busy so we look forward to it every year," says Chae Brown of True South Outfitters. The Camellia Cityfest…

Alabama Severe Weather Sales Tax Holiday Runs Through Sunday

The state of Alabama is observing its annual sales tax holiday on severe weather preparedness items from February 23-25. This means certain equipment, gear and supplies will be exempt from the state’s 4% sales tax. Some counties and cities are…

Rebuilding Georgiana's Police Department

It has been a year of change for Georgiana Police Chief Carlton Cook. "When I came here we had a force that had pretty much walked out, including the police chief and we…

Hello New Orleans? Alabama is Calling...

Brittany Callahan---A Facebook use---- posted this photo of an Alabama Tourism billboard in New Orleans as Mardi Gras begins. As Alabamians know, The United States Mardi Gras originated in Mobile and is still celebrated in the Port City, though there…

Combating the Spread of Canine Flu

The widespread flu virus isn't just affecting people. Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine is reporting an uptick in cases of canine influenza H3N2. But, no need to panic.  There are steps you…

Greenville Police Department is on the Move

The Greenville Police headquarters is on the move. The department has announced it will relocate to the corner of Caldwell and Adams Streets in downtown Greenville. "A lot of good things…

Weather Closings and Delays

This is the latest list of closings and delays from Alabama News Network. - Adullam House Christian Schools - Closed Thursday - AIDT Offices - Open 11 a.m. Thursday - Alabama State Offices - Reopen at noon Thursday - Alabama…

Butler County Honors King's Life, Legacy

Through heartfelt song and a hearty breakfast, hundreds gathered in Butler County Monday morning to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "I came out here today to celebrate Rev. Dr.…

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