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  1. Weekly Arrest ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Heard Citizen

    ... Requirement, Driving While Unlicensed and Giving False Name/False Information. Zachery Noles, 19, Martha Street, Roanoke, AL 36274, arrested on 05/18/2017, charged with No Insurance, Driving on Suspended License, Driving While Unlicensed and Drug ...


  2. Sara Frances Birdsong SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Frances Smith, age 74 of Roopville, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017. She was born on June 14, 1942, in Roanoke, Alabama, the daughter of the late Trot Birdsong and Elizabeth G. Birdsong.


  3. The Latest: Judge grants restraining orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | The Decatur Daily

    A federal judge has ordered the release of a woman jailed in Alabama because she couldn't afford to pay bail. The Southern Poverty Law Center says U.S. District Chief Judge W. Keith Watkins granted their request for a temporary restraining order that immediately freed 29-year-old Kandace Edwards, of Roanoke, Alabama.


  4. Judge orders release of woman in Alabama debtors prison caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | The Decatur Daily

    A federal judge late Thursday ordered the release of an Alabama woman who civil rights groups say was held in jail because she couldn't afford to pay bail. U.S. District Chief Judge W. Keith Watkins granted the Southern Poverty Law Center's request for the temporary restraining order that immediately freed Kandace Edwards, 29, of Roanoke, Alabama.


  5. Civil rights groups challenge Alabama county's bail system as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Alabama Live

    ... be reached or had no comment on the lawsuit on Thursday afternoon. The plaintiff, 29-year-old Kandace Kay Edwards of Roanoke, has been jailed since May 17 on felony charges she forged a $75 check. She has two children, is seven months pregnant and ...


  6. Harvester wins repeat awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Franklin News-Post

    ... The Harvester has "been up against some real competition - the Rives in Martinsville, the Elmwood Theater in Roanoke - to take on that competition and come out on top feels pretty good," he said. This marks the third year in a row the Harvester has ...


  7. Shirely Willson RyunRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Times Georgian

    Mrs. Shirely Nadine Willson Bartlett Ryun, age 72, of Roanoke, Alabama, passed away Monday, May 1, 2017 at Wellstar Hospice, LaGrange, Georgia. Mrs. Ryun was born in Clovis, New Mexico, on November 21, 1944.


  8. Time capsule from 1967 unearthed Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of no light. Some things discovered were a tape from WDBJ Channel 7, a movie reel, a membership roster from the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce, a city phone book and a copy of The Roanoke Times from April 25, 1967, which is said to include a ...


  9. Fye by Ybmrdoitall Out Online EverywhereRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | Urban Music News Network

    Tradarius who is known as 'YBMrDoItAll' Houston was originally from Roanoke Alabama. As a young boy of 12 he heard the rapper Soulja boy and he knew that he could make better music, although at that time he didn't yet know if he had the talent for it.


  10. Look Back ... to a WWI veteran on his son's McClellan training, 1942Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Anniston Star

    ... county's food pantry, the Clothes Closet and the Christmas Clearinghouse. Also this date: Several black residents in Roanoke are telling black families to keep their children out of Handley High School for a day if the school fails to put a black ...


  11. Ray DriverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Times Georgian

    ... Brayden Swofford, Ava Bennett, Brianna Driver and Anna Kate Bennett. His siblings are Wayne (Sheila) Driver of Roanoke, Alabama, Shirley (Sammy) Jordan of Roopville, Georgia, Barbara (Stewart) Boyd of Tallapoosa, Georgia, Brenda (Charles) Smith of ...


  12. Mr. Ben DunlapRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | The Heard Citizen

    Ben was born March 26, 1980, in LaGrange, and lived in Roanoke, AL and LaGrange before making his home in Newnan in 2012. He was Pentecostal by faith, was employed at Glovis America in West Point, and was an avid Bama fan.


  13. Franklin County Speedway set to open racing season SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... FCS winner Mike Looney Roanoker Dennis Holdren, a two-time race winner in 2016, also are expected in the field. Roanoke's Dennis Holdren, a two-time winner in 2016, says Dudley and Looney are the two guys to beat at the historic bull ring. Motor ...


  14. 'Sing to Remember' Benefit for the Alabama Alzheimer's AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | The Heard Citizen

    A gospel singing entitled 'Sing to Remember' to benefit the Alabama Alzheimer's Association will take place on April 1, 2017 at the Roanoke City Auditorium in Roanoke, Alabama. The singing will feature 'The McKameys' and 'Heaven's Mountain Band' and will begin at 7:00 PM EST/6:00 PM CST.


  15. Weekly Arrest ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Heard Citizen

    Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Marty S. Wright, Jr., 21, Trammell Street, Roanoke, AL 36274, arrested on 03/13/2017, charged with Possession of Marijuana Less Than 1 oz. and No Seat Belt.


  16. Arts & Extras: Buses bring the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... (left) and family friend and fellow artist Charlene Graves in front of a bus with his artwork printed on the side. A Roanoke bus is offering a view of the black business district of Henry Street as it looked during its lost heyday. The bus doesn't ...


  17. Rock Mills Drug BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | The Heard Citizen

    ... (RCSO), Maj. Greg Dendinger (RCSO), Sgt. Donnie Strain (RCSO), Capt. Donnie Grant (RCSO), investigator James Bailey (Roanoke Police Department) and investigator Lorenzo Foster (RPD). As the entry team pulled up, Traylor and Clark walked out of the ...


  18. Roanoke man arrested on meth trafficking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Chief Deputy Billy Lane said Kenneth Gerson Pike, 46, of Roanoke, has been charged with trafficking methamphetamine, three counts of drug possession, second degree marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of prescription medication. Pike was arrested after officers executed a search warrant about 2 p.m. on County Road 655 near Rock Mills.


  19. Roanoke man jailed in infant deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | The Decatur Daily

    Alabama authorities say a man from Roanoke has been jailed in Randolph County in connection with the death of his infant daughter. The Birmingham News reports that 34-year-old Mitchell Lee Newsome was arrested Saturday and was being held without bond.


  20. Infant dies from head injuries, Roanoke man charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Anniston Star

    A Roanoke man remained in Randolph County Jail on Monday after he was arrested Saturday in connection with the death of an infant, officials said. On Feb. 21, the Randolph County 911 dispatch center received a call from Melissa Dobbs around 9 a.m. that her six-week-old daughter, Madison Newsome, was not breathing, according to a news release sent by Chief Deputy Bill Lane of the Randolph County Sheriff's Office.


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