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News in Houston County, Alabama

Local Government Officials Asking For Voters Help
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:24:29 -0700

A proposed amendment on the November general election ballot has local government officials to speak out.

SBI finds body off U.S. 84
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:08:36 -0700

The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation found a body Friday night off U.S. Highway 84 in Houston County.

Police Find Body Near Property Off U.S 84
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:39:30 -0700

Police find a body stemming from a missing person case.

Authorities find body of missing person in Houston Co.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:20:30 -0700

The State Bureau of Investigation and Alabama State Troopers along with local law enforcement discovered a body on Friday after searching for a missing person.

Over 1,000 students attend college fair event in Houston Co.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:20:30 -0700

More than 1,000 11th and 12th grade students from Houston and Henry County schools got to meet one on one with recruits from nearly 40 colleges, technical schools, and even the military. 

St. Johns Park Renovations?
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:39:23 -0700

Houston County Commissioners are discussing the possibility of making a few renovations at a Wiregrass park.

Authorities Arrest Two Men for Burglary
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:54:24 -0700

Authorities arrest two men for burglary.

Grant will improve sheriff department equipment
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:24:30 -0700

The Houston County Commission approved about $121,500 in grant money on Monday from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Alabama Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration Due to ...
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:01:00 -0700

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in the county of Houston in Alabama as a result of the drought that began Aug. 26 ...

Two Houston County Schools get state recognition
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:53:57 -0700

Houston County High School and Ashford High School were recently recognized as Bright Spot Schools by the Alabama Department of Education.