Friday Aug 22
The Trussville Tribune
JefCoEd names deputy superintendent
Becky Lee, the chief of staff for Birmingham City Schools, was hired unanimously by the Jefferson County Board of Education.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Gas truck overturns in front yard of Phenix City residence
Joe Paull firstname.lastname@example.org An overturned tractor trailer gasoline truck in a residence' yard located on Summervill Rd. A tractor trailer containing between 3,500 and 7,000 gallons of gasoline overturned in the front yard of a Phenix City residence on Summerville Road near the intersection of 30th Street.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Sunday Interview with Peggy Martin: 'I'll listen to the Lord and ask the people'
ROBIN TRIMARCHI email@example.com Former Phenix City mayor Peggy Martin now serves on the Russell County Board of Commissioners.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Russell County murder suspect returned after flight from deputies
ROBIN TRIMARCHI firstname.lastname@example.org Christian Grissom is escorted out of court by a Russell County Sheriff's Department officer Friday morning.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Murder suspect extradited to Russell County
Russell County Sheriff's Deputies have returned from New York with Christian Grissom, who is accused of murdering his cousin, 19-year-old Keonte Chavis.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Missing Alabama Teen Found Dead, Cousin Named Suspect
Authorities say the cousin of a woman whose body was found in southeast Alabama has been identified as a suspect in her death.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Body found in Seale is that of missing Phenix City teen
The Russell County Sheriff's Office is treating the death of 19-year-old Keonte Chavis of Phenix City as a homicide but Sheriff Heath Taylor said on Sunday that he is waiting for an autopsy report.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Phenix City AL Landfill 'Treasure'- Dog discarded like trash
By the trash can, labeled "TRASH", a yellow sign with a big black arrow pointed straight toward her; a tired, hungry dog's image was captured yesterday at the landfill at Phenix City, Alabama.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Jury convicts man of murder in Phenix City slaying
Jurors in Russell County found that James Allen Harrison Jr. meant to rob and kill Thomas Fred Day Jr. when he slashed his throat during a confrontation inside the victim's Phenix City home on Jan. 13, 1998.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Phenix City shooting victim doesn't recall gunshot
The Russell County Coroner’s Office has identified the Phenix City man accused of shooting his wife and turning the gun on himself at Carriage Hill Apartments Saturday afternoon.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Murder retrial: Jury deliberations center on Harrison's intent to rob victim
A Russell County jury charged with the retrial of James Allen Harrison Jr. now has to decide whether Harrison intended to rob Thomas Fred Day Jr. for crack cocaine money before slashing his throat on Jan. 13, 1998, according to court testimony.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Phenix City police investigating possible fatal shooting at Carriage Hill
Mike Haskey email@example.com Police investigators remove items from apartment V4 at Carriage Hill Apartments in Phenix City Saturday afternoon while investigating a possible fatal shooting.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Phenix City school board attorney resigns 'due to personal issues'
Sydney Smith has resigned her position as attorney for the Phenix City Board of Education, the board’s president confirmed Friday.
Convicted murderer gets new trial in Russell County
In 2001, Harrison was sentenced to death in Russell County Circuit Court. In a bizarre twist, Harrison's attorney motioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a retrial and it was granted, based on what the Russell County District attorney's office tells us was juror misconduct.