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Salem man arrested on murder charges

On Tuesday, Oct. 21 the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested 27-year-old Solomon Jamall Barnett of Salem, Ala. on outstanding warrants for murder, robbery in the first degree, burglary in the first degree, and theft of property in

Auburn man arrested, charged with assault

The Auburn Police Division has arrested 21-year-old Blake Ryan Alexander from Auburn on a felony warrant charging him with assault first degree. On Tuesday, Oct. 21 at approximately 2:11 a.m., police responded to a “shots fired” call at

Portrait's removal causes bad feelings in Russell Co.

One Russell County commissioner is claiming racial bias over portraits.Russell County commissioner Ronnie Reed claims he put a portrait of himself up in place of a stolen picture of president Barack Obama.When he put the picture up