Thursday Mar 6
Alabama's picturesque log and antebellum wooden churches were central to pioneer life
L og and clapboard churches were among the most important buildings in the Alabama Territory in the early to mid-1800s.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Tears and Laughter: So...why would anybody visit Wilcox County?
First off, it helps if you will go ahead and surrender everything you ever considered normal when you cross the county line.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Alabama by the Numbers: Which county has the most native Alabamians?
Stop someone and ask if they were born in Alabama. In the Black Belt, odds are you get a "yes" -- especially in Greene and Wilcox counties.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Montgomery Advertiser
Al Benn's Alabama: Good country doctors not so hard to find, thanks to Selma physician
It's called "family medicine" and, while he might not be known to those who benefit the most, his efforts have made him a legend in and out of the healing profession.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Police officer shot in Wilcox County; airlifted to hospital
The Alabama Department of Public Safety confirms to WSFA 12 News they've received a report that a police officer was shot Tuesday in Pine Hill.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Attempts to lure industry to poor Alabama counties date back decades -- as does skepticism
Politicians from Gov. Robert Bentley to Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard , Alabama Development Office Director Greg Canfield and state Sen. Del Marsh celebrated when Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube Group announced in February 2012 that it would build a $100 million plant in Wilcox County.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Two Alabama men -- including son of Wilcox County commissioner -- sentenced for theft ring
MOBILE, Alabama - An admitted thief with a lengthy rap sheet and a 19-year-old man who had never been in trouble before appeared in federal court Friday to be sentenced for their roles in an interstate theft ring .
'Rare as hens' teeth': Unlikely partnership bringing hope for Alabama jobs to nation's poorest place
The Chinese company planned to bring as many as 500 jobs to the Black Belt as Alabama was struggling to bounce back from a deep, protracted recession.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Alabama's poorest: Almost half of all income in Wilcox County comes from Uncle Sam
It is hard enough making the government checks that sustain her family stretch, but Patricia Pettway says she has no idea what she would do without them.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Tears and Laughter: Wilcox County welcomes Mr. John Archibald...anytime
He came here due to the attention that has been turned our way because of the high unemployment and poverty rates.