The summer drought continues into the beginning of fall across the southeastern portion of the United States. The eastern portions of north Alabama are experiencing some of the worst conditions in the region.
A man is behind bars in Jackson County following a domestic altercation that left his wife dead, according to sheriff's deputies. Jeremiah Nix, 32, is being held in the Jackson County jail on a $250,000 bond.
A Jackson County road has been sitting in pieces for months while residents are left stranded. County Commissioners say they do not have the money to fix it and disaster aid money is slow coming into the County.