Chambers County Newswire (Page 2)

Chambers County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chambers County, AL. (Page 2)

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  1. Competitors have a Ball at Heritage Cooking ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Neighbors

    From left, Harriet Jones of Chambers County received $150 for winning the 42nd annual Heritage Cooking Contest Sept. 7 with her original recipe cheeseball; St. Clair County's Emily Taylor received $100 for second place with a pimento cheese and bacon cheeseball; and Jefferson County's Polly McClure placed third and received $50 for her bruschetta cheeseball.

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  2. Valley loads trailers for Harvey disaster reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    "The April Ross Show," King Ford Chevrolet, and the Chambers County Sheriff's Office teamed up for its Stuff the Trailer Campaign to support Harvey relief efforts. Three trailers of supplies were filled with items Friday in Valley, Alabama to be distributed to victims of the storm.

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  3. ALDOT to close lanes for roadwork in OpelikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Lanes on Columbus Parkway and Oak Park Drive will be closed for widening and resurfacing, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation. This is part of a large project on U.S. Highway 431 from Columbus Parkway to the Chambers County line.

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  4. ADPH sees increase in pertussis cases across ALRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Alabama Department of Public Health's Immunization Division is warning citizens about the increase in pertussis cases in Alabama. According to ADPH, immunization data has revealed an increase from 113 cases reported in 2016 to 151 cases reported so far in 2017.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Alabama Department of Public Health's Immunization Division is warning citizens that pertussis cases are significantly higher in Alabama and continue to be on the rise. Immunization data reveals an increase from 113 reported cases in 2016, to 151 reported cases thus far in 2017.

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  6. Bo Jackson No. 25, Willie Mays No. 4 in 50 Greatest Black Athletes rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... Paige was the first representative of the Negro Leagues to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. A native of Chambers County, Louis was the heavyweight champion of the world for 12 years and compiled a 68-3 record. He also struck a sporting blow against ...

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  7. Former Chambers County assistant DA arrested for embezzling money from minor's bank accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Alabama Live

    A former Chambers County assistant district attorney was arrested Thursday for allegedly embezzling $16,000 from a juvenile's bank account he had conservatorship over, court documents show. Roland Lewis Sledge is facing two counts of first-degree theft of property.

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  8. Former Chambers County assistant DA arrested on theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Farmers and Merchants Bank belonging to a minor while acting as conservator of the account. According to Chambers County district attorney Jeremy Duerr, about a month and a half previously he became aware that one of his assistant DAs was being ...

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

    Jul 25, 2017 | 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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  10. Major renovations planned for Chambers County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | 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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  11. 'I Ain't Got No Quarrel With Them Vietcong'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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