Friday Jul 11
Alabama teen sentenced in school bomb plot
An Alabama teenager accused of plotting to attack classmates with homemade explosives has been sentenced to two years on supervised probation followed by three years in prison.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
Edge is razor sharp in NeSmith DLMS East Alabama win
Chase Edge of LaFayette, AL was razor sharp Friday night, as he disappeared from the field in his Edge's Gas Company Special to win the Salute To The Armed Forces 50 for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series in night two of the four-race Salute To America Nationals at East Alabama Motor Speedway in front of a standing-room-only crowd.
Dive team suspends search in Chattahoochee River for possible jumper
A dive team suspended a search on the Chattahoochee River north of Dillingham Street Bridge late Tuesday after a teen reported a man jumping from the bridge’s concrete rails.
Man arrested in Phenix City, charged with attempted murder
A suspect is in jail accused of firing shots into a car occupied by his girlfriend and one-year-old child.
Don't like the cameras? Don't run the red light
To some, it's a common-sense deterrent to a commonplace violation -- running red lights.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
A-State's J.D. McKissic Makes Paul Hornung Award Watch List
Arkansas State junior wide receiver J.D. McKissic has been named to the 2014 Paul Hornung Award Watch List, announced Monday by the Louisville Sports Commission.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Authorities believe Phenix City woman drowned
Russell County coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. tells the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer that 55-year-old Lisa Hall was pronounced dead at 9:03 p.m. Thursday.
Phenix City man accused of firing shots at vehicle
A Phenix City man accused of firing multiple shots into a vehicle with his girlfriend and 12-month-old child Thursday faces two counts of attempted murder in connection with the incident, police said.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Sound Off for Saturday, July 5, 2014
Because of man-made climate change, "It will be functionally impossible to be outside … for things like construction work and farming, as well as recreation," said climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton University.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Autopsy results still pending in Phenix City motorcycle crash
The Russell County Coroner’s Office is still waiting for autopsy results in the death of 12-year-old Christopher Allen Haywood, a Phenix City boy who died after a three-wheel motorcycle crashed June 27 on Bayview Drive.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Phenix City pastor sues school board over superintendent hire
A Phenix City pastor has filed a lawsuit against the Phenix City Board of Education, asking the Russell County Circuit Court to set aside the board's hiring of a superintendent because of an alleged violation of Alabama's open meetings act.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Phenix City Council approves alcohol licenses for Don's Fine Foods
The Phenix City Council approved on Tuesday an off-premise beer and wine licenses for Don’s Fine Foods on Fourth Avenue.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Driver of fatal accident involving teen will not face charges
More than 24 hours after word was released, the Auburn family continues to mourn the sudden and tragic death of former auburn player Philip Lutzenkirchen.
Phenix City Council to consider 5 percent water and sewage rate increase
Those who use and access Phenix City water and sewage services are facing an across-the-board rate increase beginning Aug. 1 if council adopts a rate-hike proposal from the Utilities Department.
12-year-old Phenix City boy dies in a motorcycle accident
The family of a 12-year-old boy is now mourning his death. Christopher Haywood passed away Friday, June 27 at around 1:15 p.m. following a motorcycle accident.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Ledger Inquirer: Two-way bike lane irks bicyclists
Mike Owen/ email@example.comCyclists riding from Phenix City to Columbus on the Dillingham Street Bridge will be riding into oncoming traffic.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Phenix City boy, 12, dies in motorcycle accident
A motorcycle with a stuck throttle has left a Phenix City boy dead on Bayview Drive and the driver in the hospital, authorities said Saturday.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Phenix City Council OKs $4 million radio system for public safety
With one eye on the city finances and another on the safety of public employees, the Phenix City Council unanimously agreed Thursday to spend nearly $4 million to upgrade its outdated radio communication system.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Dudley scores NeSmith Chevy WRS win at East Alabama
Montana Dudley of Phenix City, AL picked up the $1,000 top prize after his third NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series win of the season on Saturday night at East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, AL driving the Eiland Pools Rocket.