Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:26:08 GMT
The Auburn University Department of Public Safety & Security and Auburn Police Division are aware of information being circulated about a threatening message posted in an Auburn University campus bathroom,More >>
The Auburn University Department of Public Safety & Security and Auburn Police Division are aware of information being circulated about a threatening message posted in an Auburn University campus bathroom, according to an AU ALERT sent out Tuesday night.More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:05:09 GMT
The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.More >>
Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's...More >>
Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:04:06 GMT
Zachary Heath Belitz. Photo courtesy Phenix City Police.
The Phenix City man who is accused of exposing his private parts in public pled guilty to several charges in court on April 15.More >>
The man known as the Phenix City flasher was in court today and pleaded guilty to several charges. Zachary Belitz was in court this morning charged with seven counts of indecent exposure. He pleadedMore >>
Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:53:58 GMT
Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced on Tuesday that Pharmavite will be expanding its manufacturing facility in Opelika to accommodate growing demands. Pharmavite is one of the nation's largest manufacturersMore >>
Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller announced on Tuesday that Pharmavite will be expanding its manufacturing facility in Opelika to accommodate growing demands.More >>
A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.More >>
Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said. At...More >>
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -
NAACP Savannah Branch President & Chatham County Commissioner Al Scott responded to Paula Deen's use of the N-word following today's NAACP meeting at the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church.
Scott stated that the organization has not yet decided whether or not they will take action against Deen.
"You know, I've been asked over and over whether or not the NAACP was going to get involved, we're not necessarily a reactionary type organization. If we decide to take action against somebody, we just don't make that decision locally, we run it up the flag pole to the state and the national office. We feel really hurt by the comment, and we regret that she made it, but we're not in the business of piling on and I think that what's been said has been said and there's nothing we can do to change that." said Scott.
After Deen's depostion in an on-going lawsuit where she stated she had used the word, there have been many varying reactions from people, organizations, and sponsors of Deen.