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Obituaries

Nora Edwina Fincher Bailey

April 10, 2024

(WOODLAND) Edwina was born Sept. 20, 1943 and passed away peacefully at home in Woodland on April 6, 2024. She was preceded in…

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Louise Hall Smith

April 10, 2024

(NEWELL) Funeral services for Louise Hall Smith, 94, of Newell will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at 2 p.m. at Smyrna…

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Michael “Mike” Heard

April 9, 2024

(ROANOKE) Memorial services for Michael “Mike” Heard, 69, of Roanoke will be held on Friday, April 12, 2024, at 12 p.m. at Quattlebaum…

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Tina Elizabeth Wilson Cook

April 9, 2024

Tina Elizabeth Wilson Cook was born to the parentage of William Bruce Jordan and Dorothy Ann Wilson Jordan on February 20, 1985, in…

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Ruth Upton Moseley

April 8, 2024

(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Ruth Upton Moseley, 98, of Roanoke will be held on Friday, April 12, 2024, at 3 p.m. at the…

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News

Parking concerns stall courthouse renovations

April 10, 2024

The architect plans are almost complete for renovations and additions to the courthouse and annexes, but there are still some items on parking that have…

Wadley re-zones house to allow for duplex construction

April 10, 2024

After holding a public hearing Monday night, Wadley Town Council approved the rezoning of property on Highland Avenue known as the Wylie-Key property from R-1…

Wedowee council reappoints council member

April 10, 2024

At last week’s Wedowee Town Council meeting, the council reappointed a council member they had removed from office two weeks before. Council member AJ Sims…

State gambling law facing uphill climb

April 10, 2024

With two-thirds of the 2024 session complete, the Alabama Legislature is focusing on its most crucial task: passing the General Fund and the Education Trust…

Roanoke finds another potential buyer for Price Street building

April 3, 2024

The council has been working for the past few months to find a buyer for the building on Price Street that was once planned to…

Sports

Lady Cats beat Cleburne Co. in first game at new field

March 6, 2024

Woodland christened its newly minted softball field with a 10-1 pasting of Cleburne County Thursday. The Lady Bobcats watched as former long-time softball coach Gilda…

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.…

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