The city of Sylacauga is among those cleaning up from yesterday’s line of thunderstorms. As you can see, the storm caused problems along Highway 21, slowing down traffic, and bringing out crews to clear the mess and restore service to those affected.
An Altoona woman is behind bars in connection to burglary and theft of property. Investigators believe that Crystal Chumley broke into a residence on Mayo Road, stealing several firearms, knives, watches and collectible coins. Chumley is charged with one count of third degree burglary and one count of first degree theft of property. She is being held in the Etowah County Detention Center on a $5,000 bond.
The Army Reserve Center at McClellan has reported that five grenade launcher parts are missing from a weapons locker. According to Anniston Police, it was during inventory check when the parts were noticed missing. Right now, officials are not sure if the parts were stolen or misplaced.
Negotiations to replace one of Anniston’s oldest-affordable housing projects is now under way. Cooper Homes was demolished in March at the request of the Anniston Housing Authority in 2014 to replace the 65-year-old buildings with newer ones. The city has chosen Hollyhand Development to manage the new project. The Anniston Housing Authority hopes to start construction next year.
Some lucky students got to see first hand how a major part of the entertainment business works. Longleaf Studios wrapped up their 5th annual Film and Technology camp today. The week long camp taught students about every aspect of filmmaking from pre-production to post-production. Film instructor Jeffery Nicholas tells us the most important aspect in filmmaking. Campers got the opportunity to create a short film from scratch, using all the equipment necessary to make their sho
A United States Senator makes a visit to the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce. Senator Doug Jones stopped by The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce today to meet chamber and community members and address some questions and concerns. Some topics that were brought into conversation were health and education. Senator Jones tells TV24 that he has high hopes for some positive changes to occur at the Anniston Army Depot. Senator Jones also spent time at the Center for Domestic Pr
The Nation’s second largest internet and cable provider is dealing with a widespread outage. Comcast blames the nationwide outage on a fiber cord being cut from one its network partners. The outage is affecting internet and cable services. Comcast took to Twitter earlier to apologize and to confirm they are working carefully to resolved the problem. The company has no timeline for when services will be completely restored.
Before you finalize your plans for this weekend, the Coosa River Keeper wants to warn you about E.coli in some local creeks. High levels of E.coli have been found in Big Wells Creek and Attalla City Park. Moderately high levels of E.coli have been discovered at Coldwater Creek Memorial Park and in Big Canoe Creek at the highway 231 bridge in Ashville. Additional rain over the weekend will worsen the water quality so everyone is encouraged by the Coosa River Keeper to use extr
Even though he has carved out a solid career in the NFL so far, Kwon Alexander never forgets to give back to the community that raised him. Alexander hosted more than 150 kids at his annual summer camp on Friday at Choccolocco Park in Oxford. The kids learned about proper training and ran through drills that were coordinated by Oxford High School coaches and players as well as a few NFL guys like Trae Elston (Dolphins), Ulric Jones (Texans) and Roc Thomas (Vikings). (Hear fro