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Harassment trial for ALDOT director pushed back for civil case decision

The judge presiding over a criminal case for Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) director John Cooper has pushed back the trial date for the third time.

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Marshall County facing 'marathon election year' in 2024 with up to 8 potential elections

With a race for Alabama Senate District 9 and the White House in 2024, Marshall County Probate Judge Andrea Lecroy is preparing for a “marathon election year” that could include up to eight elections.

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Criminal trial for ALDOT director John Cooper delayed for second time in Marshall County

 The criminal trial for Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) director John Cooper has been pushed back once again in Marshall County.

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'Holly Jolly Drag Show' in Albertville draws little protest; Organizer celebrates 'phenomenal' event: 'We stood toe to toe with the Catholics, the Baptists'

Despite calls for protests and online threats, the Holly Jolly Drag Show in Albertville occurred without incident Friday night as over 200 people turned out for the event.

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Marshall County school employee arrested for sexual contact with student

A Marshall County Schools employee at Asbury High School was arrested Monday. Leslie Rains, 28, of Albertville was arrested and charged with engaging in a sexual act with a student under the age of 19 — a class B Felony.

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Criminal trial for ALDOT director Cooper delayed after civil suit filed this month

The trial for Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper has been continued in Marshall County.

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Marshall County Sheriff's Office identifies body in 26-year-old murder case

On April 15, 1997, the body of a white male was discovered near a shallow creek bed in Union Grove, Marshall County. According to the sheriff’s office, the body had its head, hands and feet intentionally removed, making a positive identification nearly impossible beyond race and gender.

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Marshall County Courthouse in disrepair — 'If we do not address the concerns of this building, we’re only going to be able to fix them with a bulldozer'

Pigeons in the ceilings, sewage raining down on employees from busted pipes, old A/C units pumping out potentially moldy air: these are just a few of the issues currently plaguing the Marshall County Courthouse in Guntersville, according to Revenue Commissioner Michael Johnson.

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Marshall County approves 1-cent sale tax increase

The decision came after weeks of negotiations between Marshall County Schools officials and the mayors of Albertville, Boaz, Guntersville and Arab to devise an alternative plan.

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'He served with honor, integrity and dedication': Marshall County mourns loss of chief deputy

Law enforcement officials from across the state gathered in Albertville last Sunday to celebrate the life and mourn the loss of Marshall County Chief Deputy Steve Guthrie.

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Marshall County judge sentences convicted killer Jimmy Spencer to death

A Marshall County judge has sentenced Jimmy Spencer to death for the murder of three people in Guntersville.

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Marshall County mulls 1-cent sales tax increase for added school funding

While some argued against the tax, almost everyone in attendance agreed on one thing: the Marshall County School System is in dire financial need.

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Triple-homicide suspect convicted on 7 capital murder charges in Marshall County

A man accused of killing three people in Guntersville has been found guilty of seven capital murder charges.

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North Alabama electric company manager agrees to plea guilty to receiving bribes from other company

The general manager of North Alabama Electric Cooperative (NAEC) in Jackson County will be pleading guilty to a bribery charge, according to the terms of a plea agreement filed last week.

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'Dangerous and downright despicable': Ivey opposes parole of alleged triple murderer

“Under no circumstances should Jimmy O’Neil Spencer be given parole,” Ivey wrote to the Board. “Spencer is a career criminal who is still awaiting trial for killing three innocent people after he was wrongfully granted parole in November 2017.

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Todd Mitchem running for House District 26

By Brandon Moseley Todd Mitchem on Wednesday announced his candidacy as a Republican for the Alabama State House of Representatives...

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Brock Colvin announces run for State House

By Brandon Moseley Brock Colvin announced that he is seeking election for the Alabama House of Representatives, representing House...