Remains possibly belonging to missing college student Aniah Blanchard were found Monday morning in a heavily wooded area in rural Macon County.

The 19-year-old has been missing for more than a month.

According to the Auburn Police Division, investigators received information about the possible location of a body during the ongoing investigation into Blanchard’s disappearance. Monday morning, law enforcement searched in the 38000 block of County Road 2 in Shorter and found human remains several feet into the woodline.

Friday Night Lights Week 3 Playoff Review

Nov 25, 2019

As the temperature drops and the holidays approach the heat and intensity on the football field is close to reaching a feverish pitch. With fewer teams some with perfect or near to perfect records the heartbreak of losing hurts even more.

Friday Night Lights Week 3 Playoff Preview

Nov 25, 2019
The Montgomery Advertiser

With less and less games on the slate each week we all know what that means…’s almost championship time. With major upsets last week some season long favorites have found themselves watching from the couch or running sprints in the gym for basketball practice.


The Troy Police Department is looking for a person of interest connected to the death of a man who was found dead in his home.

Troy police say that shortly after noon, officers found 58-year-old Willie Charles Scott, of Troy, dead in his home in the 22000 block of U.S. 231 North. Police also say Scott’s vehicle, was missing from his home.

Police say the vehicle should have an Alabama tag that reads “55AY701.”

The person of interest has not been identified.

Friday Night Lights Week 2 Playoff Review

Nov 19, 2019
The Montgomery Advertiser

Shock and Awe is the best way to sum up the Alabama High School Football Playoffs so far. With major upsets and blowout games not many saw the playoffs shaping up this way.

A Montgomery judge is refusing to step aside in a lawsuit over who is in control of the Alabama Democratic Party.

Circuit Judge Greg Griffin on Thursday said he will not recuse.

State Rep. Chris England and Nancy Worley both say they are the properly elected party chair.

Defendants had asked Griffin to resign because of longstanding ties to party officer Joe Reed who supports Worley.

The party’s board had been divided between a reform faction and a group loyal to Reed and Worley.

Friday Night Lights Week 2 Playoff Preview

Nov 15, 2019
The Montgomery Advertiser

With games becoming few and far between it’s still several local and area River Region teams still in the hunt for High School football's top prize.

We get started with the undefeated Catholic Knights at 11-0 looking to keep their perfect season in tact as they host 8-4 Handley, also 11-0 Pike Road with their own opprotunity for a dream season welcomes 6-4 Mobile Christian, and St. James at 10-1 suffering their only loss of the season to aforementioned Pike Road earlier in the season looks to keep rolling as they travel south to take on 10-1 Flomaton.

Friday Night lights Week 1 Playoff Review

Nov 13, 2019
The Montgomery Advertiser

The road to a high school football State championship has begun and as some teams move on others are feeling the disappointment of defeat.

Starting us off in a HUGE upset the Park Crossing Thunderbirds who back doored their way into the playoffs at only 3-7 pulled off the biggest shocker of the playoffs knocking off the #1 team in the class of 6A Saraland who was undefeated on the season by a score of 30-27.

Friday Night Lights Week 1 Playoff Preview

Nov 8, 2019
The Montgomery Advertiser

The road to a state championship has officially begun as the playoffs are set to kick-off tonight all throughout the state.

With some teams looking to continue the success of the regular season some teams are looking to pull the upset and make a Cinderella run to a championship.

We start off with 8-3 Glenwood at 7-2 Macon-East, 3-7 Park Crossing back doored their way into the playoffs but unfortunately have to play 10-0 Saraland, 6-4 Bullock County also has to face an undefeated team in 10-0 Gordo, and 5-5 Wetumpka travels to face 8-2 Bessemer City.

Friday Night Lights Week 11 Preview

Nov 4, 2019
The Montgomery Advertiser

The final week or the high school football regular season kicked off last night as Auburn took down Park Crossing 44-28.

As for tonight matchups 5-4 ACA travels to 0-10 Weaver, 6-2 Macon-East hosts 3-6 Abbeville Christian, 1-8 Leflore from Mobile travels up   to face 6-4 Selma, Winless Barbour County is at 5-4 Bullock County, and 6-3 Holtville pays a visit to 5-4 Marbury.