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'Shop Tuskegee' campaign may begin  
'Shop Tuskegee' campaign may begin
12/11/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- By the end of this week, Tuskegee may see a decline in local gas prices at stores owned by Tom Hayley, an Auburn entrepreneur who recently purchased the Wadsworth Oil properties in the city.... View

TU win streak ends on controversial 'no-touchdown' call  
TU win streak ends on controversial 'no-touchdown' call
12/04/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- A late Tuskegee (10-1, 9-0 SIAC) touchdown was denied when officials ruled Johnathan Lessa's catch out of bounds, giving Alabama State a 17-13 victory in the Turkey Day Football Classic on Thanksgiving Day (November 27) at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.... View

 
Tuskegee budget woes continue
12/04/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- After only one month of operation in the 2009 Fiscal Year (FY), the City of Tuskegee has not been able to keep expenditures within the proposed FY 2009 budget. And city administrators say if the numbers don?t round out in the next two months the city may be forced to eliminate ? among other things ... View

 
Audit uncovers Health Authority mistakes
12/04/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- The Alabama Department of Examiners of Public Accounts released a report on the Macon County Health Care Authority Friday (November 28), and it should come as no surprise that the findings don?t shine a favorable light on the board.... View

From history to hardback:  
From history to hardback:
11/27/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- Linda Kenney Miller had no choice when it came to writing the historical fiction novel Beacon on the Hill about her grandfather.... View

 
All-time win streak, second straight perfect season on the line for TU
11/27/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- As if the Turkey Day Classic isn?t enough to play for when the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers and the Hornets of Alabama State tee it Thursday on Thanksgiving Day, perfection for the second straight year is on the line for Tuskegee.... View

 
Drug ring disrupted
11/13/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- Last week, five Macon County men pled guilty to charges related to a drug ring that operated in Lee and Macon Counties during 2005 and 2006.... View

Suspect arrested in Hagins murder  
Suspect arrested in Hagins murder
11/13/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- When authorities attempted to photograph Brenda Marshal after her arrest, she refused to cooperate. She hung her head and took a long look at the shoes she was wearing.... View

 
Curry defeats Minnifield for Racing Commissioner
11/06/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- In his 28 years--22 as chief--with the Tuskegee Fire Department, Luther Curry helped put out more fires than he can remember.... View

TU going for record-tying 26th straight victory at homecoming  
TU going for record-tying 26th straight victory at homecoming
11/06/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- After two years of agony, Coach Willie Slater finally has peace of mind after the Golden Tigers defeated Clark Atlanta 42-20 Saturday (November 1) on the Panthers? home field.... View

TU Golden Tigers run win streak to 24 games, claim SIAC title  
TU Golden Tigers run win streak to 24 games, claim SIAC title
10/30/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- By ROSCOE NANCE... View

 
Two shooting suspects arrested
10/30/2008

The Tuskegee News / STPNS
Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- On Monday, October 27, Tuskegee Police Department detectives arrested and charged Willie George Brown, a 25-year-old resident of County Road 10 in Macon County, with the attempted murder of a local man on Chambliss Street.... View

 
Welcome, Mayor Omar Neal
10/30/2008

The Tuskegee News / STPNS
Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- On November 3, 2008, Omar Neal will be sworn in as Tuskegee?s new mayor, succeeding Johnny Ford who has served seven terms in the office. The 51-year-old Neal brings experience as a former county commissioner, law enforcement officer and talk show host to the role. The life-long Tuskegee resident a... View

 
A Ford farewell
10/23/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- Johnny Ford may have lost his bid for an eighth term as Tuskegee?s mayor, but he doesn?t give the impression he is defeated.... View

Weapon fired during robbery on TU campus  
Weapon fired during robbery on TU campus
10/23/2008

The Tuskegee News / STPNS
Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- According to an official document issued by the Tuskegee University Police Department, three Tuskegee University students were the victims of first-degree robbery in the early morning hours of Monday, October 20.... View

Macon man, six others die in wreck  
Macon man, six others die in wreck
10/09/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- John H. Foye, a Macon County native, was killed Friday, October 3 in a collision between an 18-wheeler and a state van on an isolated stretch of U.S. Highway 82 in Bullock County.... View

Omar Neal wins Runoff  
Omar Neal wins Runoff
10/09/2008

The Tuskegee News / STPNS
Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- Change has resounded as the rallying cry in politics across the country. That cry came home to rest in Tuskegee Tuesday (October 7) as Omar Neal used a strong Tuskegee University student vote to key a victory for the mayor?s office over Johnny Ford.... View

 
Undefeated TU survives scare at Fort Valley
10/02/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- Tuskegee University and Alabama A&M haven?t met on the football field since 1999 when the Bulldogs of A&M crushed the Golden Tigers 54-0.... View

 
Ford intensifies 'aggressive' campaigning for runoff
10/02/2008

The Tuskegee News / STPNS
Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- The municipal runoff is days away?the last hurdle before Macon County crosses the November 4 general election finish line ? and both candidates for mayor are making the final plea for support from the voters.... View

Atkinson continues to pile up numbers while TU rolls to 19th straight victory  
Atkinson continues to pile up numbers while TU rolls to 19th straight victory
09/25/2008

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Tuskegee, Alabama (STPNS)- The numbers piled up by Tuskegee University senior quarterback Jacary Atkinson are on the unreal side. So is the winning streak for the Golden Tigers that reached 19 with a 42-7 victory at Stillman this past Saturday (September 20).... View