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  1. 6-year-old fighting for his life following pit bull attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A six-year-old boy is fighting for his life in the hospital after a vicious pit bull attack in Wilmer. This is the second pit bull attack on a child in our area in a week.

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  2. 6-year-old in critical condition after pit bull attack in Mobile CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Alabama Live

    ... of Alabama. Mobile Count Sheriff's Office spokesman Lori Myles said the family was at a home on Mars Court in the Wilmer community that evening. There were several kids playing outside while the dog was chained up in a yard. The pit bull is now ...

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  3. Advocates Seek End to Captive Chimp's IsolationRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Courthouse News Service

    ... group claims the Mobile Zoo and its director, John Hightower, have confined the chimpanzee known as Joe alone in a Wilmer, Ala. roadside zoo for nearly seventeen years. "Defendants keep Joe in a barren enclosure with only an old tire, a few hoses, ...

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  4. MCSO identifies body found in WilmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | WALA

    Mobile County Sheriff's officials said they now know the name of the man whose body was found in a ditch on Waltman Road. Lori Myles, spokesperson for the Mobile County Sheriff's Office, sent out a news release stating the deceased is 60 year-old James Richard Gibson.

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  5. Body found in WilmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | WALA

    FOX10 News Reporter Kati Weis says the body was found Friday afternoon in the 10-thousand block of Waltman Road in the Wilmer community. The body is in such a bad state of decomposition investigators, at this time, don't know if it is the body of a man or a woman.

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  6. Wilmer man arrested for string of robberies commited days after his release from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Wednesday morning, MPD officers located and arrested Cody Wood, 26, of Wilmer, in connection to seven commercial robberies that occurred just days after his release from prison in relation to a similar crime. Wednesday morning, MPD officers located and arrested Cody Wood, 26, of Wilmer, in connection to seven commercial robberies that occurred just days after his release from prison in relation to a similar crime.

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  7. Mobile Zoo called one of 'worst' roadside zoos in the country as new infractions emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... advertises that if a patron brings in 10 lbs of meat from Food For Less, he or she can feed the big cats. Located in Wilmer, Alabama off Highway 98, the isolated spot is not frequently traveled and the facility is not well-known. Peet said that ...

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  8. Mobile Zoo called one of 'worst' roadside zoos in the country as new infractions emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... advertises that if a patron brings in 10 lbs of meat from Food For Less, he or she can feed the big cats. Located in Wilmer, Alabama off Highway 98, the isolated spot is not frequently traveled and the facility is not well-known. Peet said that ...

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  9. Historic Malbis rezoned despite oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | WALA

    ... and Zoe Edwards were missing for several hours Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, from their Cash's Lane home off Grand Bay Wilmer Road. They were spotted from a state police helicopter. A day after two missing twin toddlers were found in the woods near ...

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  10. "College Counts" college savings planRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | WALA

    ... on Moffett Road. Alabama State Troopers say a fiery wreck killed two people on the two-lane stretch of Highway 98 in Wilmer. Not another one; that's what neighbors thought Sunday morning after another deadly crash on Moffett Road. Alabama State ...

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  11. Youth Learn Life Lessons Through Livestock ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Neighbors

    Above: Congratulations to Greater Gulf State Fair Youth Market Hog Show Grand Champion Nathan Wallace, 10, of Wilmer, Alabama, left, and Reserve Champion Whitney Williams, 16, of Georgetown, Alabama. They are shown with Judge Roy Higdon of Mississippi State University and Mobile County Farmers Federation Board Member Albert Donald Miller.

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... decades worth of effort to upgrade the roadway. "It's a good name for it there's been a lot of people killed on it," Wilmer resident Myra Henry said. The Highway 98 project was to build a new stretch of roadways from the state line to I-65 but only ...

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  13. Faith Academy teacher accused of sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... on Aug. 1, said MCSO spokeswoman Lori Myles. Detectives said Busby had sexual contact with a 17-year-old boy in Wilmer on at least two occasions. The student's mother discovered the relationship when she uncovered inappropriate text messages, ...

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  14. Wink's injuries left him without an eye and a crushed sinus cavity.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... the head by his owner so hard that it burst his eyeball," said Jackie Armstrong, founder of Noah's Animal Rescue in Wilmer, AL. Wink's abuser was never charged. Armstrong picked up Wink from the shelter in rough condition when he was just 3 months ...

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  15. Wink's injuries left him without an eye and a crushed sinus cavity.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | WALA

    ... the head by his owner so hard that it burst his eyeball," said Jackie Armstrong, founder of Noah's Animal Rescue in Wilmer, AL. Wink's abuser was never charges. Armstrong picked up Wink from the shelter in rough condition when he was just 3 months ...

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  16. Saraland Police arrest 3 on drug charges at traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WALA

    ... Police Department, members of the Special Operations Unit and the Narcotics Division arrested two men and one woman. Wilmer resident, 26-year-old Colton Shane Blaine, Mobile resident, 22-year-old Charlie Kenneth Cross and Eight Mile resident, ...

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  17. Meth user's powerful anti-drug message to kids: 'Do not mess with drugs, do the right thing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... about his struggle with drug abuse. Phillips' message came after he led police on a high-speed chase on July 30 in Wilmer, Alabama before getting caught. "This goes to all the kids out there, please man, do not mess with meth, do not mess with ...

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  18. 'Meth has ruined my life,' Alabama robbery suspect tells TV station after police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... said he would also face a robbery charge in George County. (Courtesy of the Mobile County Sheriff's Office) A Wilmer man wanted on robbery charges in two states said his long-running addiction to meth led to a string of bad decisions which ...

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  19. Richard J. PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... to several robberies in the Mobile County area. Sheriff Dean Howell said Phillips and Worth had been hiding out in Wilmer, AL, and the Central community of George County. Howell warned the community that Phillips should be considered armed and ...

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  20. Armed and dangerous Mississippi fugitive may be hiding in Mobile CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Authorities in southeast Mississippi believe an armed and dangerous fugitive may be hiding in the Wilmer area, according to a report from GulfLive.com . Deputies with the George County, Mississippi, Sheriff's Department identified Richard Jacob Phillips, 23, as a suspect in a reported robbery at the Super Store #2 gas station in George County's Central community.

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