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News in Blount County, Alabama

Digital classroom links Birmingham college to high school
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:09:43 -0700

A high school in Blount County now has a new, high-tech partnership with a Birmingham college.According to a news release, Birmingham-Southern College opened a new, digital classroom at Locust Fork High School Tuesday.The classroom is modeled after a high-tech digital classroom that BSC installed in 2013.The new digital classroom will link college and high school students in an effort to boost ...

One of Blount County’s historic covered bridges vandalized
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:54:34 -0700

An Alabama landmark treasured by many has been defaced by vandals. The Easley Covered Bridge was built in 1927 and is located right outside Oneonta in Blount County. It's one of the few covered bridges left in the state of Alabama. This weekend vandals spray painted graffiti all over the historic bridge. Barry and Susan Johnson are members of the Friends of the Covered Bridges of Blount County ...

Jon Staggs Jr. convicted of 2012 Pelham murders
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:49:06 -0700

A Pelham man has been convicted of capital murder in connection with the death of three men in September 2012.

Suspect in UAB parking deck robbery, sexual assault surrenders
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:24:42 -0700

A man accused of robbing and sexually assaulting four UAB students ina parking deck last week has surrendered to authorities. Roderick Gaston, 27,turned himself in this morning to the Jefferson County Jail. He's facing 12 felony charges: four counts of robbery, four counts of kidnapping and four counts of sexual assault. He's being held pending $3 million bond.

Suspect in UAB robbery, sexual assault surrenders
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:18:10 -0700

A man accused of robbing and sexually assaulting four UAB students ina parking deck last week has surrendered to authorities. Roderick Gaston, 27,turned himself in this morning to the Jefferson County Jail. He's facing 12 felony charges: four counts of robbery, four counts of kidnapping and four counts of sexual assault. He's being held pending $3 million bond.

Alabama football player Kurt Freitag found with marijuana, cash in dorm room
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:00:25 -0700

According to court documents, the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force recorded a drug transaction involving UA football player Kurt Freitag outside UA athletic dorm Bryant Hall.Agents were able to identify Freitag through a confidential informant.The football playerallowed officers to search his room where the documents says they found 112 grams of marijuana and $4,661 in cash.The document does ...

Alabama football player Kurt Freitag found with marijuana, cash in Bryant Hall dorm
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:09:58 -0700

According to court documents, the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force recorded a drug transaction involving UA football player Kurt Freitag outside UA athletic dorm Bryant Hall.

Jon Staggs Jr. convicted of 2012 Pelham murder
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:55:47 -0700

A Pelham man has been convicted of capital murder in connection with the death of a man in September 2012.

LIVE: House Speaker Mike Hubbard holding news conference after indictments, 2 p.m.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:25:35 -0700

Alabama Speaker of the House and Lee County-area representative Mike Hubbard will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. following his indictment on corruption charges.

Jon Staggs Jr. sentenced to life without parole in 2012 Pelham murders
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:25:53 -0700

A Pelham man has been convicted of capital murder in connection with the death of three men in September 2012.