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Passengers aboard a Megabus were stuck in Fort Deposit on Wednesday after the bus suffered a mechanical issue and the driver became ill. A spokesperson for Megabus told WSFA 12 News that the bus was headingMore >>
Passengers aboard a Megabus were stuck in Fort Deposit on Wednesday after the bus suffered a mechanical issue and the driver became ill.More >>
Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island on Thursday where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48. There were 10 survivors, and authorities...More >>
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Autauga County authorities say a meth operation was busted and three people were arrested thanks to an anonymous tip. Billy Ray Kizziah, 21, of Deatsville, Joe Davis Henderson, 22, of Marbury, and KimberlyMore >>
Autauga County authorities say a meth operation was busted and three people were arrested thanks to an anonymous tip.More >>
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The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.More >>
MONROE, OH (FOX19) - Emerging from the waters, the gigantic statue of Jesus Christ along I-75 in Warren County, can't help but catch your eye every time, but if you look a little closer you'll see, even the giant eight ton Jesus has suffered the wear and tear of a harsh winter.
"The deterioration is a little bit noticeable when you get up close,"said Pastor Lawrence Bishop of Solid Rock Church.
After four years of standing strong and weathering the storm, Bishop says this winter's constant snow, sleet and ice, is slowly starting to chip away at the landmark statue -- so, now the 62 foot sculpture made of steel, fiber glass and Styrofoam is getting an almighty makeover.
"We plan on painting it this year, some of the staff had noticed it and said we needed to get something done with it this year," Bishop said.
This time around the may even look at putting a protective coating over the paint job, to make certain the statue can withstand the storm.
"Hopefully we'll restore it and keep it in good shape," Bishop said.
Because Pastor Bishop says for many it's more than a statue but a symbol of hope.
"It's kind of like a guiding light to a lot of people," Bishop said.
The church hasn't begun pricing the paint job yet , but plans to start by June.
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