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The Pine Hill Volunteer Fire Department is receiving a new ladder truck Friday which will enhance their response coverage area. The Alabama Forestry Commission is presenting the 2006 fire engine ladderMore >>
The Pine Hill Volunteer Fire Department is receiving a new ladder truck Friday which will enhance their response coverage area.More >>
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Governor Robert Bentley is joining school representatives and mascots from Alabama's 14 public universities and colleges promoting the upcoming College Colors Day.This College Color Day celebration isMore >>
Governor Robert Bentley is joining school representatives and mascots from Alabama's 14 public universities and colleges promoting the upcoming College Colors Day.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:15:17 GMT
Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.More >>
Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying it had lost patience with the Ukrainian government's stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a...More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:04:50 GMT
A Gaza health official says two Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli airstrike as fighting continued for a third day after the collapse of Egyptian-led cease-fire talks.More >>
Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's...More >>
AUBURN, AL (WSFA) -
Six-time NASCAR Spring Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson was supposed to make an appearance Thursday in Auburn, but has canceled the event due to an untimely death in the family.
Representatives of the Talladega Superspeedway say Johnson's brother-in-law died in a skydiving accident Sunday evening. Details surrounding the brother-in-law's death were not immediately available.
Johnson was scheduled to share his success story through a motivational speech with Auburn head football coach Gus Malzahn and the 2013 SEC Championship-winning Auburn Tigers.
"We are communicating with his race team and are hoping to figure out
another date for an appearance that works best for everyone involved,"
said Russell Branham, Director of Public Relations for the
Johnson was also planning to promote the Aaron's 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race set for May 4 at the Auburn event. The race will be held at the Superspeedway.