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Lena Mae Stewart Seymour

February 21, 2024

(WADLEY) Funeral services for Lena Mae Stewart Seymour, 98, of Wadley will be held on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, at 2 p.m. at…

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Addy Royston

February 21, 2024

(WADLEY) Funeral services for Addy Royston, 23, of Wadley will be held on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral…

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Charlie Joe Staples

February 20, 2024

(ALEXANDER CITY) Charlie Joe Staples, 69, of Alexander City (formerly of Randolph County) died Friday, Feb. 9, 2024, at Princeton Baptist Medical Center,…

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Florence “Zouri” Rollins Chase

February 19, 2024

(WEDOWEE) Funeral services for Florence “Zouri” Rollins Chase, 92, of Wedowee will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, at 2 p.m. at…

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Dusty Joe McManus

February 19, 2024

(ROOPVILLE, Ga.) Dusty Joe McManus, 43, of Roopville, Ga., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. He was born Nov. 27, 1980, in…

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News

State House approves gambling, lottery amendment

February 21, 2024

By a 70-32 vote, the House of Representatives passed a constitutional amendment allowing for casino gaming, lottery, and sports betting in Alabama, well exceeding the…

Roanoke grant money to go toward City Hall

February 21, 2024

The Roanoke City Council Monday agreed to re-route $300,000 of grant money into needed renovations at City Hall. The city was awarded the grant in…

Randolph County Sheriff’s report

February 21, 2024

Incident and arrest reports are for the period ending on February 19th. Deb’s Food Stop at Graham reported a gas drive-off on Feb. 13 A…

County approves $235k for vehicle purchases

February 21, 2024

The Randolph County Commission approved $235,000 worth of expenditures for the purchase of four vehicles that will serve various purposes for the county. The county…

Severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday info

February 20, 2024

Sports

How ‘Sweet’ it is: RCHS, Handley girls advance to state Sweet 16 with subregional wins Friday

February 9, 2024

For one team that won Friday night, going to the Sweet 16 is an every-year occurrence. And for the other team that won Friday night,…

RCHS girls win first-ever area title

February 8, 2024

If you had said before the season began that just one of the eight county basketball teams would win its area championship, it would probably…

Area tournament schedules

January 31, 2024

Wadley girls (at Winterboro) vs. Faith Christian Mon., Feb. 5, 3 p.m. Championship Tues., Feb. 6, 5 p.m. Wadley boys (at Winterboro) vs. Faith Christian…

Wadley’s Brown scores 1,000th point

January 3, 2024

The Wadley girls’ lost their first two games of the Heflin Hoops Classic by narrow margins before salvaging the week with a win over Weaver.…

Five of six local schools represented among ASWA honorees

December 27, 2023

A total of 13 players from five differ-ent local football teams were respresent-ed when the Alabama Sportswriters Association (ASWA) announced its all-state teams for the…

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