Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
United Way of Hancock County has $200,000 set aside for charity groups and
organizations to help put an end to hunger in the county.
to FeedAmerica.org, one in seven
residents in Hancock County struggles with food insecurity, which is described
as having limited or no access to food, and not receiving proper nutrition. That's
why the United Way established their ‘Halt Hunger' initiative in 2011.
year, they granted $138,000 to five groups as part of the initiative. This
year, that amount has increased to $200,000, and the criteria have been
broadened to include more innovative programs who can feed more people with
organizers say knowing they are helping feed people in need is definitely worth
every penny spent.
that they got a meal today, that they didn't have to take that energy and that
stress that impacts the family every day, and actually enjoy a meal and focus
on the joys that life brings – that impact is more than you can put a dollar
amount on," said Heather Hielman, the program grant coordinator.