Chambers County Newswire

Chambers County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chambers County, AL.

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  1. First Alert: Heavy rain and flash flooding TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    It's been a loud and wet morning across a chunk of the area this morning. A distinct mid-level feature is kicking off pockets of very heavy rain and has resulted in flash flooding across parts of the region.

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  2. Major renovations planned for Chambers County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | WTVM

    CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL Major renovation plans are in the works for one county jail in east Alabama after problems with overcrowding and complaints about conditions. According to the Chambers County Sheriff's Office, this expansion and renovation of the Chambers County Jail has a projected budget of $4.7 million.

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  3. 'I Ain't Got No Quarrel With Them Vietcong'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | The New York Times

    ... N.Y., to enlist as a private in the United States Army. Like Ali, Louis was a black man from the South - Chambers County, Ala., to be precise - and he also used his sports celebrity to talk about race. Asked about his decision to volunteer for our ...

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  4. Mother of Alabama woman crushed to death by robot speaks as lawsuit loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Alabama Live

    A wrongful death lawsuit against a Chambers County auto parts manufacturer remains unresolved nearly a year after a 20-year-old machine operator was killed by a robot at work. Kendall Dunson, principal of Beasley Allen Law Firm in Montgomery, said they are working to determine whether the manufacturer of the machine that killed Regina Elsea in June 2016 should be held liable in the accident at Ajin USA, a metal stamping plant that makes parts for Hyundai and Kia in Cusseta Industrial Park.

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  5. Vampires feed on real-life Alabama town in popular paranormal romance by Bama gradRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Alabama Live

    The unincorporated community of Penton, Ala., located eight miles north of LaFayette in Chambers County, has a population of 201. "It's just a blip on the radar to be perfectly honest with you," says Ashley Crane, Executive Director of the Greater Valley Area chamber of commerce.

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  6. More whooping cough confirmed in east Alabama school systemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Decatur Daily

    The Alabama Department of Public Health says laboratory tests have now found 18 cases of pertussis at multiple schools in Chambers County along the Georgia line. That's up from a half-dozen cases earlier this month.

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  7. Outbreak of pertussis spreads in east AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Alabama Live

    The number of people with confirmed pertussis - also known as whooping cough - has risen to 18 in an outbreak linked to local schools in Chambers County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. The Alabama Department of Public Health began investigating the outbreak earlier this month after 6 students came down with the highly-contagious illness.

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  8. Whooping cough outbreak continues in Chambers County schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WTVM

    CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL The Alabama Department of Public Health continues to investigate a whooping cough outbreak in East Alabama. Immunization staff is currently collecting specimens for testing, contacting parents by phone, and providing East Alabama schools with information on the illness.

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  9. Outbreak of whooping cough hits east AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Alabama Department of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in east Alabama. There have been 18 confirmed cases of pertussis at multiple schools in Chambers County.

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  10. Valley High School band director apologizes for inappropriate gag awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL An inappropriate gag award was put together for a Valley High School band banquet on Monday, and now the band director has been placed on leave. According to Chambers County Superintendent Kelli Hodge, the 'Hernandez Award' contained a pail and shovel to dig the way back across the border, a green card, and chips and salsa.

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  11. Renee Eldridge's family 'at rest' after death penalty sought for alleged killer Stacey GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WTVM

    New details are underway in the high-profile murder case that started in Columbus and ended in Chambers County, Alabama. The family says their feelings of frustration and confusion over the last couple of months have been put to rest Thursday as they are now seeking the death penalty once again.

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  12. Alabama investigating pertussis outbreak in Chambers CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama health officials are investigating an outbreak of six laboratory-confirmed cases of pertussis at multiple schools in Chambers County, in the east-central portion of the state. The Alabama Department of Public Health announced the probe Thursday but has not released the names of the schools involved.

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  13. Weekend Events May 5 - May 7Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... an outbreak of six laboratory-confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough) at multiple schools in Chambers County. The Alabama Department of Public Health's Immunization Division is investigating an outbreak of six laboratory-confirmed cases of ...

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  14. Severe storm damage reported in Garden City along Hwy 80Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... an outbreak of six laboratory-confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough) at multiple schools in Chambers County. The Alabama Department of Public Health's Immunization Division is investigating an outbreak of six laboratory-confirmed cases of ...

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  15. Alabama investigating pertussis outbreak in Chambers CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | The Decatur Daily

    Alabama health officials are investigating an outbreak of six laboratory-confirmed cases of pertussis at multiple schools in Chambers County, in the east-central portion of the state. The Alabama Department of Public Health announced the probe Thursday but has not released the names of the schools involved.

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  16. Whooping cough outbreak reported at Chambers County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL The Alabama Department of Public Health's Immunization Division is investigating an outbreak of six laboratory-confirmed cases of pertussis at multiple schools in Chambers County. "Our concern is that children who have been vaccinated have contracted the disease," said Dr. Karen Landers, Assistant State Health Officer with the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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  17. Chambers County man allegedly fires gun into car with wife, two kids insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL The Chambers County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man after he allegedly fired shots into a car occupied by his wife and two children. On Tuesday morning around 5 a.m., deputies were called to a home in the 2000 block of County Road 281 in northern Chambers county.

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  18. Jean W. CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Baxley News-Banner

    Jean Carter passed away at her home Tuesday morning, April 5, 2017. She was born to Mamie Jean Williams on August 17, 1925 in the Hopewell Community, Chambers County, Alabama, the youngest child of Thomas Jackson Williams and Lillie Bell Prophett Williams.

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  19. Langley Farms honored as 2017 Alabama Farm of DistinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Alabama Live

    2017 Alabama Farm of Distinction winners Elizabeth and Chris Langley of Langley Farms in Chambers County are seated in the new John Deere Gator they won at the State Farm-City Awards luncheon in Birmingham. As this year's winner, the farm received ...

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  20. Scottsboro City Schools superintendent retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... the Barbour/Henry County line and moved into Georgia early Wednesday afternoon while an EF-1 touched down in Chambers County later that night. As we continue to get more information in on damage, we will make sure to pass that along to you. Besides ...

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