Jun 21, 2014
Vina man killed Friday when car overturns in Marion County
Alabama State Troopers are investigating the Tuesday morning death of a 92-year-old Texas man who was killed when he drove off I-20/59 and struck a tree.
Arraignment waived, trial set for former Vina coach accused of sex with student
One of the two former Vina High School coaches accused of having sex with female students last November will go to trial on Aug. 18. Sonny Dewaine Tibbs, 39, is charged with three counts of a school employee having sexual intercourse with a student under 19. The former girls' basketball coach admitted to authorities he had sex with a 17-year-old ... (more)
Troopers identify woman killed in Franklin County wreck
Brandi Nicole Locklear, 28, was killed when the 2003 Nissan Maxima she was driving left Franklin County 23 two miles north of Vina and struck a tree, Trooper Curtis Summerville said.
Vina teacher resigns amid sexual misconduct investigation
A former Vina schoolteacher who admitted to having sexual contact with a student resigned Thursday night at a school board meeting.
Vina community gathers to discuss recent teacher arrests
Monday's town-hall meeting was set to discuss recent teacher arrests for sex with students and how to prevent it from happening again.