Cherokee County Newswire

Cherokee County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 84 in Cherokee County, AL

  1. Former Etowah HS teacher charged with sexual contact with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... happened) with one count of school employee having sexual contact with a student. He has bonded out of the Cherokee County Jail on $5,000 bond. Coggins' Etowah High School page says he's been teaching four years and coaching softball for three. ...


  2. Cordova wins regional titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Cordova won with its offense on Friday. Saturday was all about pitching.Cordova pitcher Raven Clark dominated Cherokee County as the Blue Devils earned the No.


  3. North Central Regional: White Plains can't overcome Cherokee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | Anniston Star

    ... the North Central Regional softball tournament at Bowers Park. It was the day's third game for White Plains. Cherokee County lost the winners' bracket final to Cordova 1-0 earlier in the day but rested between games scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 3 ...


  4. 2 Texas fugitives captured in east AlabamaRead the original story

    Tuesday May 1 | Alabama Live

    Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver on Tuesday announced the arrests of Kayanda T. Jackson, 19, and Steven G. Hammock, 22. He said they were sought in connection with crimes committed in the Austin area The sheriff said Hammock is charged with aggravated robbery, and Jackson is wanted for aggravated assault.


  5. Car chase through Polk County ends in Alabama car wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | Cedartown Standard Plus

    A Cedartown man was driving with a teen and got into a chase with police officers that started on Pine Bower Road and continued on until it ended with a wreck in Alabama. Both driver Tommy Cecil Rose, 28, of 343 Fairview Ave., and an unnamed 16-year-old passenger were airlifted from Cherokee County, Ala., after Rose lost control and hit a tree.


  6. Execution of search warrant leads to two arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Rome News

    Agents arrested two people on drug and theft charges following execution of a search warrant at a Cedar Bluff residence Monday, Oct. 3. They executed the warrant on Cherokee County Road 44 and the result was a seizure of illegal


  7. Person rescued from Little River Canyon following searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Authorities pulled a person out of the river in the area of Martha's Fall at Little River Canyon National Park. Cherokee County authorities confirm they got the call around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.


  8. Republicans vie for chance to flip House District 39Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 21 | Anniston Star

    Ginny Shaver believes her 35 years as a resident of Cherokee County gives her an edge in understanding what voters want. "I'm a fighter," said Shaver, a candidate for the District 39 seat in the Alabama House of Representatives.


  9. Convicted child killer Judith Ann Neelley set for parole hearing May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Alabama Live

    ... sentence was commuted to life with or life without the chance of parole. James, however, told The Post , a Cherokee county newspaper that when he commuted the sentence he believed that there would be no possibility of parole for Neelley. The appeals ...


  10. Mackey Named Alabama School SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Neighbors

    Mackey, 48, currently serves as executive director of the School Superintendents of Alabama . A native of Cherokee County, Mackey began his teaching career in Calhoun County before serving as superintendent of Jacksonville City Schools from 2002-2010.


  11. Cherokee County increases patrols, arrests 21 people last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Alabama Live

    ... significantly down this year, but have began to rise as summer approaches. The list of people arrested in Cherokee County as part of last week's patrols is below, along with the charges they face. Shannon L. Bogardus, 37: Unlawful possession of a ...


  12. Man held in Cherokee County jail on attempted murder, domestic violence chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A Cherokee County man was charged Friday with attempted murder in the shooting of a 27-year-old man - a day after he was charged with domestic violence in an unrelated incident, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. Jeremy Bleu Clifton, 38, of Gaylesville, was charged Friday in the Wednesday shooting of 27-year-old Tyler Nance, who was shot multiple times.


  13. Georgia fugitive sought on child molestation charges nabbed in east AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver said 26-year-old Damian C. Ingram, of Cedar Bluff, was wanted out of Floyd County on charges of child molestation and probation violation. Deputies arrested Ingram at a home in the Ferrell community on Wednesday.


  14. Alfa Helps Customers Recover After TornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | Neighbors

    ... They know we're here for them." Federation members supported the Wilsons, too, with friends from as far as Cherokee County checking in and volunteering time and equipment after the storms. "People from my county and surrounding families came out to ...


  15. Look Back ... to bracing for the snow, 1993Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Anniston Star

    ... northeast Alabama residents are "hunkered down to wait out Friday night's storm." All roads were closed in Cherokee County, for example, in light of the National Weather Service at midday Friday changing its storm warning to include heavy snowfall ...


  16. Prep roundup: Champion's homer sends Oxford past MoodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Anniston Star

    ... a 6-5 road win over Moody on Tuesday. Champion was 2-for-2 for the game with two RBIs. Jacksonville girls 4, Cherokee County 0: Dana Johnson scored two goals to lead the Golden Eagles past Cherokee County on Tuesday.


  17. New Fire Station to Serve Remote AL CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 |

    Feb. 27--There are many places in the Alexis, Kirks Grove, and Osceola communities of Cherokee County that are 5 or even 10 miles from the nearest fire station, according to McCord's Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department Chief Rich Lindsey. But that's about to change.


  18. Police investigating after 2 dogs killed, 1 injured by crossbowRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2018 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... a porch just a few streets away from where Tank was hit. Another dog was killed using a crossbow in nearby Cherokee County just two weeks ago. WHNT spoke with Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum who said they are investigating. Police also posted on ...


  19. Look Back ... to a police chief's resignation, 1993Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Anniston Star

    ... do was to get out. Well, I don't, and I am,'' he said. Also this date: A weekend storm that ripped through Cherokee County caused more damage than initial estimates indicated, authorities said. Leon Smith, coordinator of Cherokee County's Emergency ...


  20. No. 2-ranked Decatur Heritage advances to regional with blowout victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    ... a big role in the victory. He turned the floor around the basket into no man's land for the visitors from Cherokee County. He blocked six shots and had the Panthers altering their shots all night. The rest of the Eagles harassed Spring Garden's ...