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  • Dog helps police to arrest his owner on drug charges
    Dog helps police arrest his owner just by being loyal
    An Alabama man is under arrest thanks to his loyal dog, Bo. The Prattville Police Department arrived at Edwin Henderson's home with a search warrant for a drug search, according to the Associated Press, and Henderson fled the scene.Bo,...
  • Ten Must-See Sites Along Alabama's Civil War Trail
    Ten Must-See Sites Along Alabama's Civil War Trail
    Alabama's Civil War Trail offers some 49 attractions and sites, seven battle sites and about 20 yearly re-enactment events.Among the top 10 attractions and sites are: Janney Furnace, Joe Wheeler Plantation, Karl C. Harrison Museum, Magee Farm ...
  • Major John Pelham
    Six Stops Along Alabama's Civil War Trail
    As home of the Confederacy, Alabama is rich in Civil War history and continued interest has prompted the state to create the "Alabama Civil War Trail."Six interesting sites along the trail include Fort Tyler, the "Gallant Pelham...
  • Ala. man who preyed on young boys charged with 16 counts of child sex abuse
    Ala. man who preyed on young boys charged with 16 counts of child sex abuse
    ABC News in Birmingham reported on Oct. 27 that 33-year-old Jason Tobias Kreider of Hueytown, Alabama, was arrested last week on 16 counts of sex crimes involving young boys. Those crimes against multiple children included “5 counts of...
  • VA fires central Alabama VA hospital director
    VA fires central Alabama VA hospital director
    In August 2014, the Department of Justice and the FBI joined the Veterans Affairs inspector general to investigate allegations of obstruction of justice at multiple veterans hospitals across the country and on Friday, and under new laws concerning...
  • Alabama State Capital
    Your choices for Election 2014: Alabama and Jefferson County
    Voter information and list of candidates for the November 4, 2014 Election.To find your State District: http://www.legislature.state.al.us/house/housemaps/housedistricts640.htmlTo find your Jefferson Co district:http://jeffconline.jccal.org...
  • Alabama Beating Texas A&M
    Alabama destroys Texas A&M (59-0) in statement game
    No. 7 Alabama beat No. 21 Texas A&M with very little difficulty on Saturday (Oct. 18). The 59-0 victory definitely made a statement that the Crimson Tide should not be counted out of the championship talk this season. The final box score is...
  • Chow Down at Mug Shots Grill and Bar
    Chow Down at Mug Shots Grill and Bar
    Have you heard about the burger sensation that is sweeping the south? This examiner recently had the chance to pop in at the MugShots Grill and Bar, located in Birmingham, Alabama. Boy, was it a good time!“Having a good time!”~MugShots...
  • choose this day
    Alabama Pastor robs steals something more valuable than money from the church
    According to an October 9 article on the website AOL.com, an Alabama church pastor stood in the pulpit and informed his congregants that he had sex with several members; even though he had AIDS. Juan McFarland, Pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist...
  • Biggest upsets in college football Week 6 in 2014 season
    Biggest upsets in college football Week 6 in 2014 season
    The following is a list of the biggest upsets in college football in Week 6 of the 2014 season, and what a week it was for upsets. There were 17 upsets this week and eight of the upsets involved ranked teams, with four teams ranked in the top 10...
  • Ole Miss Beats Alabama
    Ole Miss upsets Alabama, tied for first place in SEC standings
    Ole Miss just upset Alabama in an exciting college football game Saturday (Oct. 4). Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace led the charge for his team and that included two huge fourth quarter touchdown passes. He finished the game completing 18-of-31...
  • Heflin Woman Finding $30,000 in Gold Recalled
    Heflin Woman Finding $30,000 in Gold Recalled
    A “contrary mule” was given the credit for a Heflinwoman finding some $30,000 in gold nuggets back in 1938.An article in the Sept. 12, 1938 issue of The Atlanta Georgiantold the story of Mrs. John West Johnson of Route 1, Heflinwho may...
  • Col. Abel Delos Streight
    Some North Alabama Confederate Battle Sites
    North Alabama has several Civil War battle sites among them being theBattle of Day’s Gap – April 30, 1863.Union Col. Abel D. Streight led a provisional brigade on a raid to cutthe Western & Atlantic Railroad that supplied Gen....
  • Student bait raped: Special needs student, used as bait to nab rapist, is raped
    Student bait raped: Special needs student, used as bait to nab rapist, is raped
    A 14-year-old special needs student from Alabama, used as “bait” by a teacher to catch a rapist, was herself raped in a bathroom at the Sparkman Middle School in the city of Toney, Alabama, Madison County. The disturbing plan was...
  • Bay Fest Music Festival 2014
    Bay Fest Music Festival 2014
    TheannualBayFestMusicFestivalwillbeheldinit’susualplaceinhistoricdowntownMobileAlabama.BayFestMusicFestival2014willkickoffonFridayOctober03,2014andthemusicfestivalwillrapuponSunday October05,2014...