Tuskeegee

Confederate Statue Vandalized in the Town Square of Tuskegee

Overnight, the Confederate Memorial in the town square of Tuskegee was vandalized. Expletives were spray-painted on the 106-year-old statue. The memorial has been the center of controversy in Tuskegee. It sits in a small plot of land that was given to the united daughters of the confederate in 1906. The statue has been defaced at least three prior times. In…

One Suspect shot in Macon County manhunt

Three suspects remain at large.

We now have more information on a manhunt in Macon County. One suspect in that man hunt was shot and taken into custody, three other suspects remain at large. It all started around 2:30am Wednesday , September 26. A man sleeping in his car at a truck stop off I-85 exit 42 was attacked by four men. Investigators say after…

Gov. Bentley, Leonardo Announce Plans For Alabama Manufacturing Facility to Produce Training Aircraft for U.S. Air Force

Tuskegee could become the manufacturing site of a new U-S Air Force training jet. And it could create hundreds of new jobs. CEO of┬áLeonardo DRS, a global aerospace and defense firm, says “We looked at a number of different locations and frankly Alabama , Tuskegee put together the best package”. The company ┬áplans to create an advanced assembly center at…

ACLU: Christian Woman Forced to Remove Headscarf for License

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing county officials in Alabama who told a Christian woman to remove her headscarf for her driver’s license photo. Yvonne Allen of Tuskegee says the clerk insisted that only Muslim women are allowed to cover their hair. The ACLU’s suit filed Tuesday in Montgomery federal court says Lee County Clerk Becky Frayer and her…