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Posts by Will Blakely

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Christian missionary and filmmaker tells This Alabama Life his story

Warren Callaway retired from healthcare in 2006 but refused to settle down.   In the latter half of his life, he’s charged himself...

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SPLC accused of racial discrimination, union members protest

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) Union members are protesting the Montgomery-based organization over its plan to reopen offices following...

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Garth Brooks coming to Birmingham for last show in Alabama

Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks is coming to Birmingham, and it will be his last major show in Alabama.   The concert will...

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Caught on Camera: Birmingham police looking for armed robbery suspect

The Birmingham Police Department is looking for any information that can help them identify the suspect of an armed robbery.   The...

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Warden of Alabama’s largest prison placed on mandatory leave following allegations

Limestone Correctional Facility top warden Deborah Toney was placed on mandatory leave following serious accusations. The Alabama Department...

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Alabamian shot, 78 people arrested in Panama City Beach Spring Break chaos

Of the 161 people arrested in Bay County, Florida over the weekend, 78 were from Alabama. One Alabamian was shot Sunday morning in...

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Missing Person: Matthew Garver of Enterprise

The Enterprise Police Department (EPD) is asking for any information to help them find Matthew Garver, who has a condition that can...

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‘We are not giving up’: East Alabama animal shelter facing challenges; 8 dogs need homes

An animal shelter in Ashland has been facing major difficulties but refuses to give up.   Clay County Animal Shelter (CCAS) is a nonprofit...

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'I just didn’t feel like stopping today': Alabama taxi driver leads police in multi-state chase

A Huntsville taxi cab driver raced from police into Tennessee Wednesday after failing to pull over for a traffic violation.The Huntsville...

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3 found dead in sunken vehicle in Tuscaloosa

Members of the Tuscaloosa Police Department's violent crime unit found three bodies in a submerged SUV Thursday.    The vehicle was...

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$5,000 reward offered in missing person case out of St. Clair County

The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating a missing person. Kyla Bobo was last seen in the Chula Vista area....

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Wading it out: Oxford golf course flooded; families make the best of it

Oxford's Cider Ridge Golf Course experienced major flooding Wednesday, leaving standing water up to three feet deep in some areas....

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'I’m not beholden to the special interest': Gubernatorial candidate Dave Thomas

Gubernatorial candidate Dave Thomas joined 1819 News: The Podcast on Tuesday to tell his story and explain why he believes he should...

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Almost half of Alabamians potentially undecided about next Secretary of State

A new 1819 News poll indicated that 47% of Alabama voters are undecided about who to vote for in the Republican primary for Secretary...

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Alabama troopers encourage traffic safety for teens during Spring season

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) encourages parents with teenage children to prioritize safety this spring.   This advice...

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Birmingham man dies in a flash flood

Joseva Lawrence Speed, 60, of Birmingham passed away Wednesday after being swept away by a flash flood. According to the Weather Channel,...

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21-year-old killed in head-on collision with military tanker

Lucas Spencer Holton was fatally injured Wednesday when his car collided head-on with a military fuel tanker.   Holton was 21 years...

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East Alabama women make quilts for children’s home

A group of women at Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church in Heflin have been working diligently to produce quilts for children in need.  ...

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Alabama woman shares colorectal cancer journey for Colorectal Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and one Alabama woman hopes people will know what to look for after hearing her story. ...

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Weed expert offers advice for managing spring forages

Mismanagement of forages can be detrimental for many reasons.   Forages feed livestock, offering them the nutrients they need to live...

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Conservative students face challenges on Alabama college campuses

Among their battles against ideas like critical race theory and identity politics, conservatives have made not just K-12 schools but...

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Transgender Life: 2 adults weigh in on Alabama bill to ban juvenile sex reassignment

There is no doubt that transgenderism has become a hot topic across the country. It has sparked intense debate, not only in psychology...

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Ivey addresses Cherokee County Chamber on infrastructure, education, mandates and more

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey addressed the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Thursday at Gadsden State Community College's Cherokee Campus...

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Tim Tebow to appear in Birmingham for Winter Jam 2022

Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will appear at Legacy Arena in Birmingham Saturday as a special guest of Winter Jam Birmingham....

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Volunteer fire departments in Alabama could get 'lifeline' following pandemic

They are known to help when help is needed most, and now help is on the way to some volunteer fire departments in Alabama. Following...

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