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A city-wide fundraiser benefitting our smallest community members - run with the help of police officers

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WHNT) — A city-wide fundraiser in Jackson County is aimed at helping benefit some of the smallest members of our community. It started with an idea and it’s moving forward with the help of some police officers. 306 more words

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Single vehicle crash near Fyffe claims woman's life

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – A single vehicle crash claimed the life of a Fyffe woman Thursday.

The accident happened just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday. State Troopers said Mary Heather Fuller, 40, of Fyffe was killed when the car she was driving left DeKalb County 50, struck an embankment, and overturned five miles west of Fyffe. 34 more words

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Volunteers and CASA of Marshall County help make the Fourth even more special

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Dozens of volunteers are helping an organization make the Fourth of July weekend a little more special for some residents in Marshall County. 301 more words

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Be aware - fireworks can trigger PTSD in veterans

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – Fourth of July celebrations have already begun across the Tennessee Valley, but for some of our veterans, those flashes and blasts can trigger post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. 262 more words

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TAKING ACTION: Police warn of 'skimming' at some gas stations, ATMs

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — We swipe our cards just about everywhere, but officers in two Marshall County cities are warning  that swiping at the gas pump or other places could compromise credit and debit card numbers. 321 more words

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Northeast Alabama's reputation as 'wine country' is growing

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Move over Napa Valley. Northeast Alabama is ripe for success.

That’s according to many in the wine industry, who say this section of the state is perfect for growing grapes. 201 more words

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Man charged after shooting at a black bear in Alabama

HEFLIN, Ala. – A man has been charged with breaking the state’s bear protection laws after shooting at a black bear on June 16. The man could face a $2,000 fine if convicted of the misdemeanor. 231 more words

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