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  • The bridge on Carriger Road in Hazel Green remains closed, causing a long detour for drivers. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

    Carriger Road Bridge replacement delayed by problems found during inspection

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Carriger Road Bridge will remain closed for at least the next three months. Officials with Madison County say a recent inspection by the Alabama Department of Transportation Bridge Bureau found two more defective spans. The Madison County Commission had already approved the replacement of one defective span. Now it has to approve the additional work before the project can begin. The commission will consider the additional work at it’s next meeting, scheduled for July 29. […]

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    Traffic on Bob Jones Bridge to be reduced to one lane

    JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. – Crews with the Alabama Department of Transportation plan to close one lane of the Bob Jones Bridge for the next 24 hours. That closure started at 5:00 a.m. Tuesday. The Bob Jones Bridge spans the Tennessee River on Highway 35 near Scottsboro. It runs parallel to the BB Comer Bridge. Crews must close the lane for a 24-hour seal pour. The lane closure will remain in effect until at least 5:00 a.m. Wednesday.

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    Madison County deputies searching for gas station robbers

    MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Investigators are looking for two men who robbed the Mini Mart in northwest Madison County. The robbery happened around 9:00 p.m. Monday night at the intersection of Nick Davis Road and Old Railroad Bed Road. Investigators say two min walked in and robbed the clerk before leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was hurt in the incident. Please call the Madison County Sheriff’s Office if you know anything about this crime.

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    Tracy Lawrence, .38 Special to headline Main Street Music Festival in Albertville

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – The Main Street Music Festival is scheduled in downtown Albertville for August 7-8. The family-friendly event includes live music, a fire hydrant ring toss, chicken races, the Oscar Mayer  Weinermobile and a variety of other children’s activities. Admission for the event is free. The two-day event starts Friday at 4:00 with a children’s water park and the first of several chicken races.  Headliner Tracy Lawrence takes the stage at 8:30 p.m. with special guest Sweet Tea Trio […]

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    UPDATE: Russellville Police say missing man found, safe

    RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. – Russellville Police say a man reported missing earlier today has been found.  Police say 46-year-old Timmy Mack Dinsmore is safe. Investigators say prior to this, family or friends say they had not seen Dinsmore since Friday.  

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    Lockheed Martin to buy Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion

    NEW YORK (AP) – Lockheed Martin is buying Black Hawk helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion. Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday that it plans to add Sikorsky to its mission systems and training unit. United Technologies Corp. announced in June that it planned to shed Sikorsky, either through a sale or spinoff. The aerospace and building systems conglomerate wants to focus on high-technology systems and services for the aerospace and building industries. Aside from Black Hawk helicopters, Sikorsky makes […]

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    ASPCA to hold adoption event July 25-26 for animals taken from Lawrence County shelter

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals plans to hold a two-day adoption event to re-home hundreds of animals removed from the former Lawrence County Animal Shelter. This after a concerted effort to reunite any pets that may have been lost in the area. The adoption event will be Saturday and Sunday, July 25-26, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Dogs and cats of all sizes and breeds will be made available for adoption. […]

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    Cybersecurity Conference begins Monday in Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The TakeDownCon Rocket City Cybersecurity Conference begins Monday in Huntsville. The two-day event will take place at the Dynetics Solutions Complex. The agenda is full of ways to keep your business safe in this high-tech world. The conference gets underway at 9:00 a.m. Monday. There will also be a reception for the event tonight at 5:00. That is also at Dynetics.  

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    CVS warns photo website likely hacked, credit card data ‘may have been compromised’

    NEW YORK — CVS Photo, the popular website where you can upload digital images and pick up prints at the pharmacy, appears to have been hacked. Customer credit card data “may have been compromised,” the pharmacy explained. In cases like these, it’s typically hackers who break in and steal large batches of payment information. On Friday, the company shut down CVSphoto.com and its smartphone app. The website appeared blank with a message from CVS. The company places responsibility squarely on a […]

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    Madison native, Tide linebacker Reggie Ragland chosen for 1st Team Preseason All-SEC team

    The votes are in, and members of the media feel as though Reggie Ragland is one of the best! SEC Sports released it’s 2015 Pre-season Media Days All-SEC Team. Others who also made the First team: D’haquille Williams, Carl Lawson and Jonathan Jones from Auburn and Cam Robinson, Ryan Kelly, A’Shawn Robbinson, and Cyrus Jones from Alabama. The full list is posted below: OFFENSE First-Team QB       Dak Prescott, Mississippi State (170) RB        Nick Chubb, Georgia (189)     RB        Leonard Fournette, LSU […]

  • A makeshift memorial in Chattanooga (Photo: Alexandra Carter/WHNT News 19)

    People gather at Chattanooga recruiting station, first shooting scene

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – People are beginning to gather at the recruiting station where a man, identified as Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, started his shooting rampage nearly 24 hours after the shooting. Many brought flowers, flags and other patriotic items to leave at the places where four Marines were killed and others were wounded, including a police officer.  Abdulazeez was also killed. Governor Bill Haslam is one of the many in the area this morning. A man holding a large cross with Jeremiah […]

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    Congressman Brooks releases statement on Chattanooga shooting

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) released the following statement regarding the attack on U.S. Marines in Chattanooga, Tennessee. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of the Marines and others who were murdered and injured in Chattanooga by a Muslim fundamentalist who put his religious zealotry and loyalty to the Koran above the lives of unarmed Americans. “America must learn from this repetition of an all-too-common occurrence. “First, America’s commander-in-chief must reverse the order that denies […]

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