BEAR CREEK - The Phillips She Bears are back in the Final Four after taking down Falkville in a resounding 81-41 victory Monday, Feb. 18, at the Northwest Regionals in Hanceville. Phillips' first game will be Monday, Feb. 25, at 9 a.m. at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center.
BIRMINGHAM — The flu in Alabama has increased for the second week in a row, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. The number of cases in the state have increased, and most of the state is experiencing widespread flu activity.
PHIL CAMPBELL - Brittany Kaylen Barnett, 21, has been charged with murder in the Monday evening, Feb. 4, death of Jason Poore, 38, of Russellville. The crime allegedly occurred on County Highway 81 in Phil Campbell. According to a press release from Phil Campbell Police Chief Joe Fike, his department is conducting the homicide investigation, with assistance from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.
HALEYVILLE - Bethany Knight, 19, of Hamilton, was crowned Miss 9-1-1 for 2019 in the annual competition held Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Haleyville Elementary School cafetorium. Knight, who is a freshman at the University of Alabama, competed against seven other young women from across the region for the title. The Miss 9-1-1 Competition is a preliminary to the Miss Alabama Competition, and Knight will now move on to compete for the Miss Alabama title in June.
LIVINGSTON -The University of West Alabama has announced nearly 500 outstanding undergraduate students named to the president’s list and the dean’s list for the fall, 2018 academic semester. Students on the list are from 21 states across the U.S. and abroad.