Legal Notices Week of January 5, 2023

Legal Notice STATE OF ALABAMA PROBATE COUR PERRY COUNTY Estate of Berta Lou Middlebrooks Deceased Letters Testamentary upon the last Will and Testament of the decedent, having been granted to the undersigned, on the 5th day of December, 2022, by the Honorable Probate Court of Perry County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons...
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Carolyn Syring McCray Powell

Carolyn Syring McCray Powell passed away December 31, 2022, at the age of 84 after a short illness. She had been in declining health for several years. Carolyn was born August 19, 1938, in Greensboro, Alabama, to Irma Montz & Shelby Robert Syring. After her father’s death, her mother married Emmett Stokes and he was...
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Two-vehicle crash near Selma kills one

A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 7:50 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, has claimed the life of a Selma man. Clarence W. King, 63, was fatally injured when the 1998 Toyota Tacoma, in which he was a passenger, was struck by a 2020 Chevrolet Trax driven by Shannon L. Moore, 31, of Scooba, Miss. King,...
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ALEA releases holiday & end of year stats for 2022

Over the course of 2022, Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division investigated crashes that resulted in 19 fewer lives lost on Alabama’s roadways. This past year, ALEA Troopers investigated a total of 31,990 traffic crashes, which resulted in 10,914 injuries and 586 fatalities reported. Crashes declined by 2,185 and injuries...
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Alice Dial Foster

Alice Dial Foster, 87, of Marion, AL, went to her eternal home on December 30, 2022. She was born on February 15, 1935, in east Perry County to Earl “Bill” Dial and Lola Conwill Wallace. She was a dental hygienist for many years and a longtime member of Hopewell Baptist Church. Alice was preceded in...
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Clarence “Joe” Wallace

Clarence “Joe” Wallace, 84 of Brierfield, AL, formerly of Marion, AL went to his eternal home on December 29, 2022. He was born on October 16, 1938 in Centreville, AL to William Bill Wallace and Annie Bell Smith Wallace. He worked in maintenance for Cedar Hill Assisted Living. He was preceded in death by his...
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Sewell announces Black Belt Heritage Area signed into law

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) celebrated last week as her bill, H.R. 3222, the Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area Act, passed the House and Senate. The legislation will designate the 14 counties of Alabama’s Black Belt as a National Heritage Area, preserving the rich history of the region while creating new funding and tourism...
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Investors say proposed 60k head/year beef processing facility in Marion Junction could benefit Black Belt, some residents have questions about impact

Investors are hoping to develop a beef slaughterhouse in the Marion Junction area starting early this year. Brad Smith of Dothan, one of the three initial investors in the proposed facility, met with farmers and with members of the community on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Black Belt Experiment Station in Marion Junction to answer...
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