Brandon Etheredge


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Moore addresses allegations, past in press conference

Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore announced in a press conference today that he will not leave the senate race following allegations of inappropriate contact with a teenager when he was 32. “I look forward to serving you in the United States Senate” Moore said as he opened the press conference.


PET OF THE WEEK: Bruno

Lee County, Ala. (EETV) - Our new Pet of the Week is Bruno! He is a very loving dog with a fun personality.


Water main break disrupts service to Haley Center

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - According to Facilities Management, water service to the Haley Center has been disrupted. The issue was caused by a water main break near the building.  Crews are working to repair the issues. Stick with EETV for updates 


FANS: Jay Jacobs Must Go

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - For many Auburn fans, the reason Jay Jacobs is still employed at Auburn is a mystery. This week Auburn Athletics suffered its second scandal in as many months.


Roy Moore wins Alabama's Senate Primary

Montgomery, Ala. (EETV) - Roy Moore has won tonights United States Senate primary runoff. Moore took to Twitter following his win to thank supporters. While the general election will not be held until December, large amounts of money from outside of Alabama have poured into the state for this race.  Moore faced off against Luther Strange who was appointed to the seat by former Alabama Governor Robert Bently. President Donald Trump has been actively campaigning for Luther Strange including making a visit to Alabama. Roy Moore is no stranger to politics, he has been removed from his seat on Alabama's Supreme Court twice. Moore has been suspended from the state Supreme Court after he refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.


First Transit responds to driver allegations of inadequate hiring procedures.

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - First Transit is now responding to allegations that drivers were not properly screened during the hiring process. Following the arrest of two Tiger Ten Transit Drivers for rape and sodomy, many people on social media began questioning the pre-employment screenings of the drivers.  Facebook users began to point to a public profile with the name Tony Patillo (same name and picture as the Tony Patillo that was arrested) discussing what it takes to be a transit driver. The post said, "Attention everyone in the Opelika., Auburn and surrounding area!!!Drivers needed ., qualifications::: no license.,no background check.,,the only qualifications needed is showing up for work...If interested call 1800(come to work)..." First Transit has responded to these allegations and assert that transit drivers are subject to pre-employment background screenings and random drug tests throughout their employment. Senior Director of Corporate Communications for First Transit, Chris Kemper says both drivers have been removed from service and that the termination process has begun. The following statement from First Transit is below: At First Transit, we are greatly troubled by the events of  Friday  night.


Kay Ivey announces run for Alabama Governor

Montgomery, Alabama (EETV) - Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has officially announced that she will run to keep her position.  Ivey, who ascended to the governor's office following the  resignation of Robert Bently , has made it her mission to "Steady the ship of State" in Alabama. Ivey has had her fair share of historic political moments, this one is no different.