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  • The 19th Hole: Fixing ball marks

    (WHNT) – Steve Mack, the director of golf at Hampton Cove, is here to help your game with these tips in our weekly 19th Hole segment. Properly fixing a ball mark will help make the golf course better for you and everybody else that plays. A ball mark left unfixed for an hour after it`s hit the green will take up to 30 days to fully heal. Tune in for great golf tips on The 19th Hole every Saturday on […]

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    Alabama football player arrested on DUI charge

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WHNT)- An Alabama football player was arrested Sunday morning and charged with DUI. Defensive lineman Jarran Kentrel Reed was being held on a $1,000 unsecured bond, according to records at the Tuscaloosa County Jail. Tuscaloosa Police say Reed had a blood alcohol content of 0.13 percent, above the legal limit of 0.08. Police say they saw Reed collide with another vehicle earlier this morning while trying to back out of a parking spot. WHNT News 19 will continue […]

  • The 19th Hole: Hitting the ball right to left

    (WHNT) – Steve Mack, the director of golf at Hampton Cove, is here to help your game with these tips in our weekly 19th Hole segment. Steve Mack shows us how to consistently hit the ball right to left. Sometimes a golf course dictates that we have to move the ball left to play a dog leg left. Walking into the ball at a 90 degree angle helps to flatten out your shoulders and allows the club to swing right to […]

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    Firefighters responded to an early morning chicken house fire

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Volunteer fire departments in Morgan County responded to an early morning chicken house fire. The fire happened around one this morning on Breeding Road in the Somerville area. Firefighters say the could see the flames above the tree line before they even got to the fire. The owner of the property has several chicken houses, thankfully, firefighters were able to contain the blaze to just one. That one chicken house had about eleven thousand chickens […]

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    Huntsville Police respond to accidental fireworks injury

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Huntsville police officers responded to an injury due to fireworks Saturday night. When they arrived to the Mapco on University Drive and Memorial Parkway, they found 54-year-old Ronnie Fletcher with a severe injury to his hand. Fletcher’s son told officers the two were shooing fireworks and drinking when one of the fireworks malfunctioned. They said the man was trying to shoot an “artillery shell”, holding the tube in his hand, when it exploded. Emergency crews transported Fletcher to Huntsville […]

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    Huntsville police responded to burglary on Wade Road

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala (WHNT) - Police in Huntsville responded to a burglary around midnight on Saturday. Officers who responded say when they arrived at the home on Wade Road, they saw the offender had broken out a window in the victim’s house. They say the offender entered the home and assaulted the victim. Emergency crews transported the victim and offender to Huntsville hospital for injuries. Police do have a man in custody.  

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    Police in Huntsville respond to business robbery

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police in Huntsville responded to a burglary at Alabama Title Loans. It happened at 2316 North Parkway. Officers say when they arrived on the scene they saw the front door glass broken out. They searched the building and they say the offender ransacked several desks and took money from the register. The investigation is still underway.

  • The 19th Hole: Hitting a fairway bunker

    (WHNT) -Steve Mack, Director of Golf at Hampton Cove, share some tips on hitting a fairway bunker The way to hit the ball out of a fairway bunker is we want to get a stable base. So move your feet around in the sand till you feel comfortable that it`s nice and stable. What that`s going to do is it`s going to flatten out our golf swing and make the angle of attack not quite as steep so we can […]

  • The 19th Hole: Learning about the Chip and run

    (WHNT) – Steve Mack, the director of golf at Hampton Cove, is here to help your game with these tips in our weekly 19th Hole segment. In order to achieve the chip and run, you will have to use a variety of clubs. A simple chip and run will save your par and preserve your momentum. Tune in for great golf tips on The 19th Hole every Saturday on WHNT News 19 This Morning.

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    Teen dies in Athens accident

    ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT)- One Decatur woman is dead after an early morning accident in Athens. Athens Police along with Alabama State Troopers responded to a one vehicle wreck that sent 18-year-old Alessandra Lizbeth Torreblanca to the hospital where she died a short time after. The wreck happened on Brownsferry Road just south of Lucasferry Road. When officers arrived they said they found a 1998 Ford Explorer had left the roadway and hit a tree. They say Torreblanca  traveled several hundred feet through a hay and […]

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    Police in Priceville make an arrest in a murder case

    PRICEVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police in Priceville with the help of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department and Decatur police, arrested a man in connection with a murder. Police arrested and charged Don Evan Robinson III with the murder of Stacey Jones, which happened on Friday. Don Evan Robinson is charged with domestic violence and murder after investigators developed him as a suspect.    

  • The 19th Hole: Hitting the golf ball over a bunker

    Steve Mack, Director of Golf at Hampton Cove, teaches us how to hit the golf ball over a bunker or another obstacle. One way to hit the ball over an obstacle, is to hit the ball with a descending blow which allows you to hit it more solidly.


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