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Mon, 20 May 2013 14:38:34 -0700
To fight spam-bots, we need to verify you're a real human user. Please enter your answer below: What is the first book in the Bible? HOUSTON (BP) -- Members of the Tellers Committee for the June 11-12 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Houston have been named by SBC President Fred Luter.
Houston County is Slated for Major Economic Growth
Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:59:24 -0700
Houston County is one of 15 counties slated for a chunk of Alabama's new and expanding businesses.
School Leaders See Challenges with End of Course Testing
Thu, 02 May 2013 14:44:14 -0700
Schools across Alabama are giving the end of course exams for the first time. While things are off to a good start, there could be issues over the next few years.
Lift a Life Foundation Mobilizes 300,000 Students Nationwide with “Lead2Feed World Hunger Leadership Challenge” in ...
Mon, 20 May 2013 08:52:00 -0700
Lift a Life Foundation announces 11 national winners of the “Lead2Feed World Hunger Leadership Challenge” in partnership with USA TODAY Charitable Foundation. St. Francis Episcopal
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Thu, 09 May 2013 13:59:58 -0700
A traffic stop made by Houston County Sheriff Andy Hughes Thursday afternoon may have netted those who made a bomb threat toward Covington County. The stop and subsequent search of a car along U.S. Highway 84 near Ray Dean Farm Equipment shut down the busy roadway most of the afternoon.
Covington County school, governmental activities halted following threat of explosive device delivery
Thu, 09 May 2013 12:06:27 -0700
According to Andalusia Mayor Earl Johnson and Sgt. Jason Curry with the Andalusia Police Department, a bomb threat was called into the Andalusia City School District Central Office this morning saying an IED or explosive device had been sent to a county governmental office.
Photos: Women of death row
Mon, 20 May 2013 11:32:16 -0700
There are 61 women on death row in the United States, making up fewer than 2% of the 3,125 inmates sentenced to die, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. Here is a look at the women currently on death row.
Conroe grad Cullum helps Houston to NCAA tournament
Tue, 14 May 2013 19:31:12 -0700
Kendra Cullum has made a name for herself by getting on base.
Houston County Sheriffs Use New Gun Range
Thu, 02 May 2013 14:44:53 -0700
Houston County Sheriff's deputies couldn't wait to get out to their new gun range.