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AL gas prices second lowest in country, expected to get lower

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Drivers in the Birmingham area are enjoying some of the cheapest gas prices in the country.

The national average is about $2.80 for a gallon of regular unleaded. 144 more words


Shelby County responds to Fox Hollow blight issue

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County responded to the Fox Hollow Town Homes Monday, after WREG aired a story about a blight problem last week.

A row of townhouses on Winchester have been sitting vacant, gathering trash after more than one fire there years ago. 314 more words


PHOTOS: July 24, 2015 weather

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Local theater promoting 'Wings of Hope' in spite of Louisiana shooting

ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) — Thursday’s movie theater shooting has many questioning if it is safe to go anywhere these days as the random acts of violence and tragedy continue. 494 more words


Training for top sheriff's official questioned by the state

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County Sheriff`s Office told WREG it is looking for a few good men and women, but there’s a catch.

During the Sheriff’s Office most recent request, those applying needed prior law enforcement experience and to already be certified by the state of Tennessee. 536 more words


Shelby County lobbies for Sunday alcohol sales

PELHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — There’s a new movement in Pelham, and other areas of Shelby County, to bring in Sunday alcohol sales.

Pelham City Councilman Ron Scott said this isn’t about alcohol, but economics. 93 more words

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Shelby County enforces lightning policy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – At an outdoor sports field, sometimes there are hundreds of people surrounded by metal fencing and light poles.

Sports fields are one of the most dangerous places to be during a storm, because they’re a target-rich environment for lightning — this is why Shelby County and the National Weather Service put a new lightning policy into effect. 240 more words

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