Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences research team discovers Zika-transmitting mosquito species in Alabama

Auburn University researchers have discovered the presence of Aedes aegypti—the primary mosquito that transmits Zika virus, yellow fever and other flaviviruses—in Alabama.


Southern Academy Homecoming Parade 2017 Video by Travis Vaughn, Moundville Times Editor

UPDATE 10-2-17 10:47 A.M.: Greene County Deputy Hank McWhorter, in white shirt, placed the suspect under arrest as he tried to circle back behind officers at the rest stop as law enforcement officers escort the suspect to an awaiting Livingston ambulance.
The suspect was captured at the entrance to the rest stop, as seen in the background.

An escapee from law enforcement last night in Livingston has turned into a massive manhunt in Greene County today, Monday, October 2.
Lawmen, it is believed, have cornered the suspect near the southbound rest stop in Greene County along I 20/59.
Conflicting reports said the escapee is armed and dangerous.
The suspect is believed to have abandoned a stolen Cadillac and has entered the woods. 17th Judicial Task Force K-9 units are in pursuit.
More updates to come. By Tommy McGraw, Sumter County Record Journal and Moundville Times Publisher

An early morning fire destroyed the Family Dollar Store in Eutaw Thursday, September. 21. According to witnesses at the scene the fire started around 6:30 a.m. The witness said no one was injured. There appeared to be a  Eutaw Volunteer firemen being attended to by Green County EMS personnel while at the scene of the fire. The building and its contents were a complete loss.


*Disclaimer above is not a real ghost. But she is cute as a button.*

We’re looking for your Central West Alabama ghost stories. Know of a ghost story in Sumter, Hale, Tuscaloosa, Marengo, or Pickens County, or had a spooky experience yourself? Email us at [email protected] or [email protected] and we’ll put it on and for Halloween. Please let us know the town you are from, the town or area your story occurred and if you would like to use your name or be anonymous. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANYTHING TO FACEBOOK!

Students, admin and visitors on UA quad before the Aug. 21st partial solar eclipse in Tuscaloosa.

Hwy 69 S. Accident 5-18-17

A fatality happened on Hwy. 69 S. Thurs., May 18 around 7:30 a.m. Video by Moundville Times Publisher Tommy McGraw

BOE Meeting 5-11-17

Superintendent Osie Pickens and members of the Hale County Board of Education discuss the cheerleader situation at Hale County High School during the Thursday, May 11 Hale County Board of Education meeting.

Sunshine & Akron protest 2

Sunshine & Akron protest 1

Parents and students marched in protest of closing Sunshine and Akron schools Monday morning, February 16, 2015.

2nd qtr HCHS vs SV