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Country Music Star Charlie Daniels Dead at 83

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died Monday at a hospital in Hermitage, Tennessee, after doctors said he had a stroke. He had suffered what was described as…

Alabama HS Sports Hall of Famer, Chafin, passes away at 92

MONTGOMERY – The AHSAA is saddened to learn of the death of school football coaching legend and Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame member James Robert “Jim” Chafin, 92. He passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 27.          “Coach Jim Chafin was a major positive influence on the lives of so many, especially in Montgomery,” AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese said. “He was…

Auburn Legend, Pat Dye has passed away at the age of 80

Pat Dye is gone at the age of 80 after he was recently hospitalized with a kidney issue and tested positive for the Coronavirus. Lee County Coroner, Bill Harris says Dye died of natural causes from complications of renal and hepatic failure at 11:48 Monday morning. Dye was head coach at Auburn from 1981-1992 and is a member of the…

Detroit Tiger and Hall of Famer, Al Kaline dies at 85

DETROIT (AP) — Fresh off the train and only 18 years old, Al Kaline ran into an immediate roadblock trying to join the Detroit Tigers. Called up to the majors, he couldn’t get past the security guards at Briggs Stadium. “I finally convinced them I was the guy who just signed a bonus contract for the enormous sum of $15,000….

Four People Shot, Two Dead in Montgomery Wednesday Night

According to the Montgomery Police Department, four adult males were shot in the 500 block of Eastdale Road South Wednesday night. We’re told two men were pronounced dead on the scene, and one man was transported to a hospital in life-threatening condition. Authorities told us the fourth man went to a local hospital, on his own, with a non-life-threatening gunshot…

Auburn Student Missing Since August Found Dead, Foul Play Not Suspected

An Auburn University student who was reported missing was found dead on Sunday, November 10th. Auburn police say 22-year-old Chi-Kai Lai, an Asian student enrolled at the university, was found in an out-building in the 500 block of Southview Drive. Authorities say it looks like Lai has been living in that building. Lai was reported missing on August 19th. Police…

Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

DETROIT (AP) – Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think,” ”I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect,” and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn tells The Associated Press through a family statement that…

Shooting Leaves Two Dead and One Injured

1/4image Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4IMG_3504 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4IMG_3503 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4IMG_3500 Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery- MPD and Fire Medics responded to the area of Maury Street and S. Hull St. in reference to a subject shot. Upon arrival three adult male victims were found to be suffering from gunshot wounds. Two of the adult…