LOS ANGELES (AP) — Striding into history, Hillary Clinton will become the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major U.S. political party, capturing commitments Monday from the number of delegates needed to become the Democrats' presumptive nominee.
MONTGOMERY - At this time last year, a young Spring Garden softball team made its way to the state tournament after the program had a six-year hiatus. That team finished fourth in the state, so expectations were high for the Lady Panthers to do even better this year.
MONTGOMERY - Spring Garden senior Madison Sides wanted to play one more day of softball. She did her best to assure the Lady Panthers did just that against Kinston on Wednesday evening at the state softball tournament in Montgomery.
HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that maintenance crews will be paving in the area of the recent slide repair on Alabama 68 between Leesburg and Sand Rock in Cherokee County beginning Monday.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to several recent recalls that include a wide range of products that were distributed and sold in Georgia. The products are being recalled over concerns of Listeria monocytogenes contamination, which poses health risks to consumers if eaten.
Florence, Alabama city archeologist and DeSoto researcher, Charles Moore, will be presenting Hernando DeSoto’s Expedition Through Alabama commemorating the arrival of the first Europeans into this part Alabama 475 years ago.
DeSoto State Park near Fort Payne, Alabama, may be on the chopping block if the Alabama legislature and Gov. Robert Bentley can’t agree on a formula for resolving a $700 million statewide budget shortfall.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The state of marriage in Alabama was thrown into confusion Wednesday as probate judges struggled to decide whether to follow the state high court's ruling banning same-sex weddings or a federal judge's earlier order to issue licenses.
GAYLESVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police say an 11-year-old has died after a handgun went off while the child's father was cleaning it.
Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver says police were called to the home around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. Shaver says County Coroner Jeremy Deaton pronounced the child dead at the home on County Road 865.
Authorities say the man was apparently cleaning the gun when it fired. They say the bullet hit him in the hand before striking the 11-year-old who was sitting on the couch. The child's mother also was hit in her elbow.
Both parents were taken for medical treatment. Police have not released names of anyone involved.
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State averages for the price of a regular gallon of gas dropped another cent, and prices were down in at least two more cities in Northwest Georgia in Cedartown, and gas dipping below the $2 mark in Calhoun today.