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The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles denied parole for convicted killer Judith Ann Neelley Wednesday morning.
An Eagle Release at Weiss Lake in Centre is slated for Thursday. The event is open to the public.
After entering a guilty plea for an Assault charge, a Ft. Payne Man has been sentenced to 19 more years of jail time after already serving time for other charges.
The deceased has been identified as 14-year old Josue Andres Lopez.
Corey L. Maze, who grew up in Centre, has been nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal judgeship position.
The Parole Hearing for Judith Neelley will still take place on May 23rd despite numerous reports. The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles has issued a statement.
Three individuals, one of which is a resident of Rome, were arrested Thursday as Sheriff’s Office Investigators were attempting to locate a Georgia fugitive. is reporting that Judith Ann Neelley has waived her parole hearing scheduled for May 23.
Two Texas fugitives were taken into custody Monday afternoon by Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriff's Office Investigators and the U.S. Marshal's Service.
Another high-speed chase comes through the area Thursday night in Centre. A Cedar Bluff man has been arrested following the chase.
The driver and passenger of a car involved in a high-speed chase with Polk County Police were airlifted to the hospital after they plowed into a tree in rural Cherokee County, Alabama.
Neelley was originally sentenced to die for the 1982 brutal slaying of Lisa Ann Millican in DeKalb County, Alabama. Neely is now set for a possible shot at freedom next month.
It appears a small child accidentally engaged the engine and the vehicle struck 27-year-old Leesburg resident Kirsten Raelyn Pearson.
The board has voted to accept the invitation of the Cherokee County Health Care Authority for a Floyd subsidiary to manage Cherokee Medical Center in the event that CCHCA purchases the hospital.
The pilot of a single-engine plane was not injured after his aircraft went down just shy of the runway at the Centre-Piedmont-Cherokee County Regional Airport on Tuesday afternoon.