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Walker County man arrested on child sexual assault charges

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Walker County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect on multiple sexual assault charges involving a 5-year-old victim, according to Sgt. 72 more words

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Destructive fire sends 1 to the hospital with serious injuries

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — One woman has been transported to the hospital with serious injuries following a fire.

According to Hay Valley Fire Chief Jeff Car, the fire occurred on Oakman Parrish Road. 41 more words

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Walker County considers new cuts to balance budget

JASPER, Ala. (WIAT) — The Walker County Commission has one more week to decide how they will deal with a $1.8M deficit in the county budget for 2018. 355 more words

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Foothills Festival brings music, fun, and food to downtown Jasper

The Foothills Festival is entering its 5th year back in business, and it’s bringing several prominent artists to Jasper to celebrate.

Artists like John Paul White of The Civil Wars, the Spin Doctors, and more have made their way to the city for two days of music and fun in the city of Jasper. 17 more words


Grub, gloves and gospel: Walker County church uses showing of "big fight" as ministry moment

PARRISH, Ala. (WIAT) — It’s not something you’d expect to see at your typical church gathering: rows of lawn chairs, set up around a big screen showing a pay-per-view fight. 371 more words

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Walker County authorities identify human remains found in woods near Dora

DORA, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE 8/24: Authorities have identified the remains found in the woods near Dora, according to police.

The remains have been identified as Shaun Lavigne, a man that has been missing since July 23. 186 more words

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Walker County residents to vote on increase in sales tax

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Voters in Walker County will be heading to the polls on August 15th with the rest of the state, but choosing a candidate in the U.S. 167 more words

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