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Two-Year Anniversary Memorials For the Lee County Tornado

  Two years ago on March 3, 2019, at 2:03 p.m., tragedy came down on Lee County in the form of a 170-mile per hour EF-4 tornado. 23 people were killed. When the storm was over, the tornado left nothing but destruction and loss in its wake, especially in the Beauregard area south of Auburn. Now just two years after,…

Memorial Service Held for K9 Jake

A memorial service honoring the life of a prison search dog who died earlier this month was held Tuesday. Jake, an Alabama Department of Correction’s K9, became ill after detecting a narcotic during a drug search at a state prison on June 18th. Over a hundred people came to honor the sacrifice the dog made at Staton Correctional Facility in…

Demopolis Fire Lieutenant Remembered at National Ceremony

37th Annual Ceremony held in Maryland.

Hundreds of people gathered to remembered firefighters who died in 2017, including 54 year old Demopolis Alabama Lieutenant Christopher Lane Foster, who died in march of 2017… not long after he had responded to a car accident. He was married with four children, including twin daughters born in 2916. The weekend ceremony remembered almost one hundred firefighters who died recently….