Sylacauga Online News

8/13/2017 7:40:00 PM
Tuscaloosa News
Ice cream and the long black limousine Billy Field, an instructor in the Honors College at the University of Alabama, traveled far from his hometown of Sylacauga, acting, writing and working in TV and film, before returning to his alma mater to teach ...

Alabama Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries
With the late spring and early summer months comes an increased number of bear sightings. This time of year bears begin to travel in search of mates or to find a new home after leaving their mother. More often these bears are just passing through and are not likely to stick around or be seen again. However, some bears may…

7/29/2017 8:51:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This includes stops in Tuscaloosa, Huntsville and Sylacauga in addition to his seven years at Haven Memorial. He also spent time as a chaplain with the Veterans Affairs while he was in seminary. “My whole life has been all about the ministry,” Nolan said.

7/28/2017 5:51:00 PM
Alabama High School Sports
Jemison started five seniors in the championship game against Faith Academy, while sophomore guard Brandon Nicholas started in the semifinals against Sylacauga. "A few of the area coaches have sent me videotape of our team from last year," Smith said.

7/26/2017 8:04:00 PM
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7/26/2017 8:24:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Other top opponents could be Elmore County, Dadeville and Sylacauga. “We gotta go back in and make a few adjustments, move a few people around, but we’re feeling OK heading into the season,” Gamble said. Horseshoe Bend identifies shortcomings ...

7/24/2017 7:18:00 AM
Market Watch
The state of Alabama's hospitable climate allows for year-round mining operations and the world's largest marble quarry (which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in Sylacauga, Alabama), is located within a 30-minute drive of the Coosa Graphite Project.

7/21/2017 8:46:00 AM
A man is facing charges after a burglary involving the Sylacauga Board of Education. Doyle Vincent Wyatt is facing up to 10 years behind bars after being charged with third-degree burglary in connection with property taken from the board on Saturday, July 15.

7/21/2017 5:52:00 AM
The Business Journal
A coated fertilizer producer is investing $8.4 million in a new plant in Alabama. The Sylacauga City Council has approved a tax abatement for Pursell Agri-Tech, according to Pursell Agri-Tech is planning a new fertilizer coatings plant ...

7/19/2017 5:04:00 PM
She will represent the Tuscaloosa area at the Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen Pageant in Sylacauga in March 2018. Henry's pageant platform is "Hiding in Plain Sight," which brings education and awareness to teen dating violence. "My focus is on educating ...

7/18/2017 11:54:00 AM
Arts Guide Live
"We are happy to once again offer the opportunity to our fans." The company also has "Country Store and Ice Cream Parlor" locations in Brenham and Sylacauga, Alabama. Blue Bell, which has gradually increased its offerings and sales territory post recall ...

7/14/2017 8:44:00 AM
Times Daily
SYLACAUGA (AP) — State authorities are investigating after police in Alabama allegedly used a stun gun on a man, killing him. News outlets report that according to a statement from Sylacauga Police Chief Kelley B. Johnson, an officer conducted a traffic ...

7/14/2017 5:11:00 AM
News outlets report that according to a statement from Sylacauga Police Chief Kelley B. Johnson, an officer...More >> Man dies after Alabama officer uses stun gun on him Man dies after Alabama officer uses stun gun on him State authorities are ...

7/14/2017 5:05:00 AM
WKRG News 5
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) SYLACAUGA, Ala. (AP) – State authorities are investigating after ...

7/13/2017 9:25:00 PM
ABC 33/40 News
The Sylacauga Police Department says a man died after being tasered by one of its officers. According to Sylacauga Police, the officer conducted a traffic stop around 9:30 p.m. on July 12th. The traffic stop turned into a narcotics investigation, which led ...

7/13/2017 3:13:00 PM
A man died after he was Tased by a Sylacauga police officer on Wednesday, authorities said. The incident happened after the officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the Fairmont community at 9:30 p.m. Sylacauga police said the traffic stop turned ...

7/13/2017 2:03:00 PM
SYLACAUGA, Ala. (WIAT) — The State Bureau of Investigations is reviewing the moments leading up to man’s death after he was reportedly tased by an officer, according to Kelley B. Johnson, Sylacauga Chief of Police. On Wednesday, around 9:30 p.m., an ...

7/13/2017 1:09:00 PM
The State Bureau of Investigation has been called to Sylacauga to investigate because a man died after police used a stun gun on him during a traffic stop Wednesday evening. The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. on July 12 after a Sylacauga police officer ...

7/12/2017 11:40:00 AM
Ladonia 10U baseball won the Alabama state title by beating Huntsville Eastern 12-2 in Sylacauga. They advance to the Tournament of State Champions in Greenville, N.C. Northern 10U softball defeated Toccoa 10-5 in Warner Robins to claim the Georgia state ...

7/10/2017 4:37:00 PM
Fleetwood Metal Industries has begun another expansion and will be hiring up to 70 more employees through the end of next year. Talladega County Economic Development Authority Executive Director Calvin Miller said the company, a Honda supplier, is planning ...

7/7/2017 8:06:00 PM
CBS 42
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Neighbors in two cities within ...

7/6/2017 1:26:00 PM
The Business Journal
Construction will begin this summer on an expansion at Sylacauga's Omya plant. The Daily Home reported the company did not announce the project's size or cost, but said it will “serve the growing polymers and packaging markets." The expansion should be ...

7/3/2017 3:49:00 PM
A Sylacauga man was killed in a traffic crash Sunday night, and investigators say alcohol and speed may have played a role in accident. Robert Lee Green Jr., 33, was identified as the victim Monday by Alabama State Troopers. The single-vehicle crash ...

6/30/2017 1:18:00 PM
Sylacauga's Omya plant is planning an expansion, with construction to begin this summer. The Daily Home is reporting that the company announced the expansion yesterday, which will "serve the growing polymers and packaging markets," according to a news release.

6/29/2017 9:00:00 AM
A Sylacauga man has created a new sculpture of Helen Keller that will forever sit at her birthplace in Tuscumbia, Alabama. The Lions Club commissioned Craigger Browne to create the piece for their Centennial Celebration this year. It took Browne two years ...

6/27/2017 7:07:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A Sylacauga man is in jail after allegedly breaking into a home and using a weapon to rob and kidnap the woman who lived there Saturday. John Marcus Buford, 29, of Sylacauga was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Saturday on charges of first-degree robbery, second ...

6/22/2017 8:46:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Kenneth Earl Obryant, 52, of Sylacauga was arrested for receiving stolen property. • Possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia was reported on South Central Avenue. • Burglary was reported on Lakeland Avenue. • Theft was reported ...

6/20/2017 7:06:00 AM
Pursell Farms is located about 150 miles from Atlanta, and about 45 miles from Birmingham. It has a Sylacauga, AL address for all you GPS users. It’s an easy drive – head west on I-20 from Atlanta and hang a left at Anniston. Upon arrival ...

6/19/2017 8:38:00 AM
CBS 42
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) SYLACAUGA, Ala. (WIAT) — Sylacauga police are asking you to keep an ...

6/14/2017 2:53:00 PM
The Clanton Advertiser
We’re asking them to do a lot and they’ve really taken on that role.” Chilton County opens up the season at home against Sylacauga on August 25.

6/13/2017 5:49:00 PM
A Sylacauga woman was arrested Tuesday for the torture and willful abuse of a child, Sylacauga police said. Melissa Carol Chewning, 31, was charged with two counts of aggravated child abuse in relation to an incident in April. Police said a witness came ...

6/9/2017 11:57:00 AM
That's why I welcome that support." Paper Boy in Homewood Born in Birmingham on March 1, 1953, Luther J. Strange III lived in Sylacauga until his parents moved to Homewood when he was a child. At 12, he started delivering the morning Post-Herald and the ...

6/4/2017 5:30:00 PM
Weather Alert
A tip led Sylacauga Police to a local address where Davis was. He was reportedly taken into custody at 7:15 a.m. Saturday. The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) said Davis was incarcerated at the Childersburg Work Release Center. He is serving a 15 ...

6/3/2017 12:17:00 PM
Davis was taken into custody by Sylacauga police after a tip led officers to a local address where Davis was arrested without incident. The ADOC said Davis will face new charges for the escape.

6/3/2017 8:10:00 AM
He was arrested in Sylacauga at 7:15 a.m. without incident. He is serving a 15-year sentence for first-degree robbery at the Childersburg Work Release Center and will face escape charges. Authorities say a 16-year-old girl is charged with murder and ...

6/2/2017 8:24:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The initial idea for this project began in 2007 as he was driving down Highway 280 between Childersburg and Sylacauga. “I looked, and there was this rusted 1957 Chevy Bel Air on top of the hill,” he said. “I pulled over to take a look and there was ...

6/1/2017 4:42:00 AM
Alabama High School Sports
Sylacauga's Cole Grogan rewrote the AHSAA boys soccer record book, so it's only fitting that he headlines the coaches All-State team. Class 6A winner Pelham had one first-team pick, and 1A-3A champ Indian Springs had three honorable mention selections.

5/17/2017 5:13:00 PM
In addition to the scattered pop-ups, it is feeling very steamy! At last check, the temperature in Sylacauga was up to 93°! Thankfully, we do have a nice southerly breeze to help with the hot weather. The scattered showers will gradually dissipate this ...

5/12/2017 10:34:00 PM
There may be a slight chance of a few showers could redevelop during the late morning to early afternoon hours over the southern parts of Central Alabama, but rain for the most part will be over for areas north of Tuscaloosa to Calera to Sylacauga by 7AM.

5/12/2017 3:35:00 AM
Science World Report
A chunk of the Sylacauga meteorite was sold at auction for $7,500. This meteorite is known for hitting a hip of a woman from Alabama on Nov. 30, 1954. The space rock crashed into the roof of Ann Hodges and hit her on her hip. It then developed into a ...

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