Yearly Archives: 2017

Bottom of the order, top of the line

HOW A BHAM EXEC PLANS TO BREAK INTO ALABAMA’S STACKED LINEUP OF DEFENSE Alabama has long been known for its hefty contributions to the nation’s defense industry, but historically, most of the state’s major operations called places like Huntsville, Anniston or Montgomery home. As contracts continue to pour out of the Pentagon and elsewhere, Alabama remains a key player on…

Sheriff’s K-9s put to work immediately

WAYNESBORO, Ga — Axle and Leo had barely recuperated from a month-long training class in Savannah when they were immediately put to work on their first big assignment: locating a murder suspect. Axle, a 2-year-old German Shepherd, and Leo, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, are the Burke County Sheriff’s Office first K-9s. For the past month, the dogs and their handlers,…