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Judge Increases Bond of FBC Montgomery Arson Suspect

27-year-old Xiaoquin Yan is charged in the First Baptist Church arson case./Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility A Montgomery district judge has increased the bond of the First Baptist Church Montgomery arson suspect. District Judge Monet Gaines issued the ruling Wednesday morning that the bond for 27-year-old Xioaqin Yan be increased to $150,000. Yan’s original bond was set at $30,000. Judge…

Wetumpka Church Votes to Tear Down Historic Chapel

A Wetumpka church damaged by last year’s tornado has voted to tear down its historic chapel.  Now, the Elmore County Historical Society is asking church leaders to reconsider this decision. The First Baptist Church Wetumpka congregation voted to tear down its historic chapel earlier this week.  The chapel was built in the 1850s and is now on the Alabama Register…