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Body of Drowning Victim Recovered in Lake Martin near Equality

 Coosa County Authorities have recovered the body of a drowning  victim at Lake Martin. Authorities say 20 year old Vazquez Saavedra of Mississippi was the victim. Sheriff Howell said dispatch received the call just after 1:00PM Thursday. The body was recovered around 5 o’clock Friday evening.   Categories: Montgomery, News, Statewide Tags: Coosa County Sheriff’s Office, equality, lake martin, possible…

Alabama Doctors Wearing “Black Scrubs For Black Lives”

Two Alabama doctors have traded in the blue or  green scrubs that they’d normally wear around the hospital, for a pair of black scrubs. They are calling on other doctors to do the same, in the name of unity. Montgomery doctor Brian Richardson and Dr. Jeff Nix of Birmingham are calling the gesture “Black Scrubs for Black Lives”.  The pair…

Update: Volunteer Firefighter Killed in Coosa County

Alabama News Network now has more information on the wreck that killed an on-duty volunteer firefighter in Coosa County. Alabama State Troopers say 45-year-old Michael Wayne Johnston of Equality was killed when the tanker truck he was driving hit an embankment and overturned. The wreck happened just before 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon. Investigators say Johnston was thrown out of the…