For nearly a century, the Threefoot Building has stood as a landmark in downtown Meridian. The tallest building in the city is currently being renovated into a hotel and city officials hope it will be a big boost to the city's economy and to the entire downtown area.
The former Pickens County sheriff accused of scamming a food bank and church and pocketing leftover money meant for feeding inmates has pleaded guilty to two of nine federal charges lodged against him.
Authorities say two workers have died after a trench collapse in Hoover Tuesday afternoon.
The names of the two killed in Monday's train incident have been released. Coroner Clayton Cobler says Tannis Buckley and Henry Forbes were both killed when the vehicle they were in was hit by an Amtrak train.