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Autauga Co. sheriff looks back on 50 years in law enforcement
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:35:40 -0800

A veteran in law enforcement in the River Region is reflecting on a career that's spanned more than 50 years. Sheriff Herbie Johnson is getting ready to retire from the Autauga County Sheriff's Office after six terms as sheriff.

Old cotton gin plant in Prattville to be auctioned off at noon
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 08:51:21 -0800

The old cotton gin plant in downtown Prattville is to be auctioned off at the steps of the Autauga County Courthouse Monday at noon.

Old cotton gin plant in Prattville to be auctioned off today
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 07:50:30 -0800

The old cotton gin plant in downtown Prattville is to be auctioned off at the steps of the Autauga County Courthouse Monday.

Prattville's old cotton gin plant auctioned for $1.7 million
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 14:05:31 -0800

A large crowd gathered on the steps of the Autauga County Courthouse Monday afternoon as an auction was held for one of Prattville's oldest and most historic buildings, the old cotton gin plant overlooking Autauga Creek.

Prattville man arrested for second time in child porn investigation
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:35:54 -0800

The State Bureau of Investigations has arrested and charged a Prattville man with five counts of production of child pornography. Jeremy James Morgan is being held at the Autauga County Jail on $260,000 bond.

Crimestoppers holds luncheon to honor officers, citizens and local programs
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:35:53 -0800

During its annual awards luncheon on Wednesday, Crimestoppers recognized members of law enforcement for their service to the River Region.

AL governor awards funds to help low-income residents with heating costs
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:26:00 -0800

Gov. Robert Bentley is awarding $37.6 million in grants to assist low-income families in Alabama with energy bills. The grants, issued to 22 community service agencies throughout the state, provide funds to help low-income families heat their houses this winter.

Single-vehicle wreck in Autauga Co. claims life of Prattville man
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:05:40 -0800

A single-vehicle crash on Friday claimed the life of a Prattville man according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Wheels beginning to turn to transform old downtown Prattville property
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:05:30 -0800

It doesn't look like much now, but Tommy Newton says work is going on every day to clean up, dry up and patch up Daniel Pratt's cotton gin manufacturing business in downtown Prattville.

Woman in critical condition after Prattville shooting; suspect arrested
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:20:30 -0800

A 20-year-old woman is in critical condition at a Montgomery hospital after being shot Friday at a house on Simmons Road.