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Rodney Patrick Edmondson

April 16, 2024

(WEDOWEE) Rodney Patrick Edmondson was born February 22, 1957 in Wedowee. He died on April 15, 2024, at Russell Medical Center, Alexander City.…

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Rayford Whitten Edmondson

April 15, 2024

(WEDOWEE) Funeral services for Rayford Whitten Edmondson, 80, of Wedowee will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at 2 p.m. at Midway…

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Linda Spruill Tucker

April 15, 2024

(WEST POINT, Ga.) Graveside services for Linda Spruill Tucker, 74, of West Point, Ga., will be held on Friday, April 19, 2024, at…

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Joseph “Joe” Halker

April 15, 2024

(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Joseph “Joe” Halker, 67, of Roanoke will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 1 p.m. at Quattlebaum…

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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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Roanoke landfill running out of room

April 17, 2024

Roanoke’s landfill is filling up fast, and the city finds itself in a race against the clock to expand its facilities to accommodate its garbage…

Randolph County Sheriff and Roanoke Police incident/arrest reports

April 17, 2024

For the period ending on April 15th Dispatch advised Randolph County Sheriff’s Office of a suspicious white Chevrolet Silverado on April 12 in the vicinity…

State Senate passes general budget; medical marijuana being revisited

April 17, 2024

The Alabama Legislature completed its 21st legislative day last week and returned on Tuesday, April 16, for day 22 out of a maximum of 30…

Eclipse a sight to behold

April 10, 2024

Randolph County joined much of the country in observing Monday’s solar eclipse, which made the sky noticeably darker for a couple of hours and brought…

Nearly a year after attack, Wedowee passes leash law

April 10, 2024

After weeks of work and research at the request of the mayor and council, Police Chief Robbie Taylor presented the council with an ordinance to…


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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