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Selma No Stranger to Confederate Monument Controversy

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The violence in Charlottesville has sparked a national debate about race and history. Its an issue people in Selma have been dealing with for years. A monument honoring Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest has been…

Doug Jones Wins Democratic Nomination for U.S. Senate

Doug Jones, a lawyer and former U.S. attorney under the Clinton administration, has won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. He easily beat the other candidates in the race and will go on to face the Republican nominee in the…

U.S. Senate Special Election - Live Results

Polls have closed across Alabama in the special election for U.S. Senate. Click here for live election results from the Associated Press. The special election is to fill the U.S. Senate seat of Jeff Sessions, who resigned earlier this year…

Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier Injured in Wreck

ALEA confirms former ALEA Secretary and current Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier was injured in a wreck on U.S. Highway 80 in Montgomery County Monday evening. There was a two vehicle crash with road blockage. No other details are available…

Demopolis City Schools Welcomes Back Students

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Monday was the first day of school for students in the Demopolis City School district. Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff says the new school year got off…

Selma Man Charged in Trailer Park Shooting

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A Selma man is behind bars charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting another man in the face. Police Chief Spencer Collier says Jeffery…

New Details in J. Paul Jones Hospital Closing

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- More details are available about the decision to close J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden. Hospital board chairman George Alford says the hospital is losing money and…

Dog Dispute in Orrville Ends in Shooting

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A Dallas County man is shot and another is wanted by authorities after an alleged dispute over a dog ends in gunfire Monday. Authorities say the shooting happened…

Students Head Back to School in Dallas Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Monday was the first day back to school for several school districts in west Alabama. Dallas County Schools Superintendent Hattie Shelton says the district is looking…

Another Arrest Made in Shooting and Robbery in Lowndes County

Special Agents with the State Bureau of Investigation with help from the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office, have made another arrest in the June 12 Marathon gas station shooting and robbery in Lowndes County. Investigators say a 17-year-old juvenile was taken into custody…

Voters Attend U.S Senate Candidate Forum in Selma

Eight Democratic candidates  for the U.S Senate seat are sharing their possible solutions on critical issues in Alabama. But for some voters, what they are hearing isn't enough. "I don't hear the fire to elect a Democratic Senator for Alabama, I…

Perry Co. Home to New Winery and Vineyard

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Great news for wine lovers in west Alabama. A new winery and vineyard located in Perry County is giving wine tasting some local flavor. Log Cabin Winery…

Camden Hospital Is Closing its Doors

Alabama News Network has confirmed that J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden will be closing its doors. Hospital Board Chairman George Alford says the hospital has been struggling to meet its financial obligations. He says the hospital will transition into…

Back to School! Here Are Start Dates for Area School Systems

Students in our area start returning to class on Monday, Aug. 7. Here are the start dates for school systems in the Alabama News Network viewing area: MONDAY, AUG. 7: Alexander City Andalusia Bullock County Crenshaw County Dallas County Lowndes…

Selma All-Stars Celebrate Worlds Series Win

From the West Alabama Newsroom-- A Selma baseball team is celebrating an amazing run to the 15U Dixie Boys Worlds Series Championship. Winning the World Series was a goal set by the Selma All-Stars when their season first started. "Yeah,…

Arrest Made in Marathon Gas Station Shooting and Robbery

Special Agents with ALEA’s State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), with assistance from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office and United States Marshals Service Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force, have made additional arrests in the June 12th Marathon gas station shooting and…

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