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Cold weather brings a decrease in some crimes

ARAB, Ala. (WHNT) — As the weather turns cold the Arab Police Department sees a decrease in certain types of crime.

“A lot of our drug crimes, we’ll see those go down because it’s just too cold for people to be outside at night,” Chief Ed Ralston says. 185 more words

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Police: Marshall County man arrested after receiving 2 pounds of meth in the mail

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A Marshall County man is facing a one million dollar bond for trafficking meth after he received two pounds of the drug in the mail, according to police. 71 more words

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Rep. Will Ainsworth sworn into office, talks about what's next

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — After a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday, newly elected House District 27 Representative Will Ainsworth is officially in office.

As he stood in front of supporters, state, and local officials Wednesday morning in the Marshall County Courthouse, Will Ainsworth was officially sworn into office. 205 more words

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Scottsboro, Jackson Co., incorporating public's input in downtown revitalization

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WHNT) — Scottsboro and Jackson County leaders are using the public’s input to design a one million dollar project to revitalize the downtown square. 275 more words

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Microbrewery announced for Guntersville moments after council approves alcohol ordinance change

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –  A couple of entrepreneurs wasted no time in taking advantage of a change in Guntersville’s alcohol ordinance.   Brothers Brett and Clay Smith announced they will be opening Main Channel Brewing Company sometime in the first half of 2015. 295 more words

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TAKING ACTION: Parents concerned about heating system at Guntersville Middle

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Guntersville Middle School officials say they are working as fast as they can to fully restore the heat in Guntersville Middle School. 222 more words

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Warming centers in Marshall County open this week

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Dozens of warming centers in Marshall County are open as of Monday, and most will run through the week.

When the weather turns cold enough, Marshall County EMA coordinates the opening of the centers across the county. 619 more words

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