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County Road 12: Live Alabama Christmas Trees
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:05:30 -0800

So what kind of Christmas tree do you have? Is it real? Or is it fake? It seems over the years more and more folks have gone to fake trees. But there are several advantages to getting a fresh grown tree from Alabama.

Alabama deputies remove 21 'creepy' dolls found in swamp
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:23:54 -0800

The Autauga County Sheriff's Office removed 21 dolls from Bear Creek Swamp Tuesday morning.

21 dolls on bamboo stakes found in Alabama swamp
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:22:54 -0800

Twenty-one dolls on bamboo stakes have been found in an Alabama swamp.

Nearly 2 dozen dolls pulled from Autauga Co. swamp
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:35:47 -0800

The Autauga County Sheriff's Office says it has removed nearly two dozen dolls from an area swamp after getting numerous calls from residents questioning their placement. 

Historic Prattville Business Up For Auction
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:07:41 -0800

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - The historic Alabama site that housed Daniel Pratt's cotton gin factory is scheduled to go on the auction block later this month.The 30-acre property in Prattville and its buildings dating to the 1840s and 1850s will be auctioned at the Autauga County courthouse on Dec. 29. A legal advertisement announcing the auction was published Saturday in the Prattville Progress.The ...

Creepy doll graveyard found in Alabama swamp
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:18:45 -0800

The Autauga County Sheriff's Office has recovered 21 dolls from Bear Creek Swamp. Officials feel the dolls were placed in the swamp as a Halloween prank.

Water leak cuts phone system to multiple Autauga Co. government offices
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 07:36:15 -0800

The Autauga County Sheriff's Office says a water leak inside the county courthouse has disrupted phone systems for multiple offices.

Alabama AG reports increase of jury duty scam attempts
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:45:04 -0800

Someone is pretending to represent law enforcement or the court system, and calling potential victims - usually the elderly - and threatening arrest for missing jury duty.

Historic Ala. cotton gin property to be auctioned
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 07:16:26 -0800

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The historic Alabama site that housed Daniel Pratt's cotton gin factory is scheduled to go on the auction block later this month. The 30-acre property in Prattville and its buildings dating to the 1840s and 1850s will be auctioned at the Autauga County courthouse on Dec. 29. A legal advertisement announcing the auction was published Saturday in the Prattville Progress ...

Old cotton gin plant in Prattville to be auctioned off
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:35:30 -0800

Major, new developments were released on Saturday regarding the old cotton gin plant in downtown Prattville. WSFA 12 News has learned the property will be auctioned off on the Autauga County Courthouse steps on Dec. 29.