Zach Hester, WHNT

Zach Hester


Alabama, United States

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Recent articles by Zach:

3 Morgan County women charged with stealing vehicle

Three women were arrested after a vehicle was reported stolen in Hartselle, according to law enforcement officials. → Read More

DPD: Leeds man charged for drugs, fleeing police

A man was arrested in Decatur after police say he led police on a pursuit and was found with crack cocaine. → Read More

Fyffe wins Class 2A State Championship, sixth state title

The Fyffe Red Devils overcame B.B. Comer 40-28 Friday to win the Class 2A State Championship at Auburn’s Jordan-Hare Stadium. → Read More

Albertville woman charged with aggravated child abuse

A woman turned herself in to Albertville Police (APD) on abuse charges after officials say her child was forced to have “lifesaving surgery.” → Read More

New Hope Public Library reopens in new location

New Hope’s public library is back open for the first time since 2021! → Read More

Alabama health officials: Get COVID-19 vaccine, boosters ahead of holiday season

Get your COVID-19 vaccine or updated booster to protect your vulnerable relatives at holiday gatherings — that’s the message from Alabama health officials as we turn the corner into December. → Read More

2 arrested after burglary reported in Morgan County

Two people were arrested after a weekend burglary in Priceville. → Read More

Fort Payne City Schools earns first ‘A’ grade on state report card

Fort Payne City Schools earned its first-ever “A” grade on its annual state report card from the Alabama Department of Education. → Read More

Madison City Schools approves plan for new pre-K center

At a special called meeting Thursday, leaders with Madison City Schools (MCS) voted to approve a $7 million bid to renovate the former West Madison Elementary School into a new pre-K center. → Read More

3 charged with burglary, theft in DeKalb County

Three people were arrested after a series of storage unit break-ins in the tri-state area, according to the Fort Payne Police Department. → Read More

Shelby, Tuberville vote ‘No’ on bill to codify same-sex, interracial marriage

The U.S. Senate passed the “Respect for Marriage Act” Tuesday — moving ahead with federal protections for same-sex and interracial marriage. → Read More

Rob Buddo announces as new Downtown Huntsville CEO, president

University of Alabama (UA) alum and Main Street Birmingham veteran Rob Buddo is the new chief executive officer and president of Downtown Huntsville, Inc. → Read More

Decatur woman charged with fraudulently using debit card

A woman is facing five counts of fraudulently using a credit or debit card at her workplace, according to Decatur Police. → Read More

FCSO: Former Red Bay police officer arrested for electronic solicitation of child

An officer with the Red Bay Police Department was arrested after deputies say he was found sending inappropriate messages to “multiple underage girls.” → Read More

Athens Police search for alleged John Deere thief

Athens Police are searching for a person they say stole a John Deere Gator on Monday morning. → Read More

Alabama health officials spread awareness on World AIDS Day

Alabama health officials are spreading awareness about HIV prevention, care, and treatment in recognition of World AIDS Day. → Read More

Strong endorses Trump in 2024, invites him to North Alabama for rally

Dale Strong, the incoming representative for Alabama’s 5th congressional district, says he’s already made up his mind on who to back in 2024: former President Donald Trump. → Read More

2 killed in three-vehicle crash in Boaz

Two people were killed in a crash in Boaz on Tuesday night. → Read More

More than 600 customers without power in Florence

More than 600 households are without power after storms rolled through Lauderdale County on Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Parkway Place Mall to celebrate 20 years in business

Huntsville’s only indoor mall will celebrate a huge milestone this weekend — 20 years in business. → Read More