Hundreds of people attended a memorial service at the Church of the Highlands’ Auburn East campus Thursday for the victims from the Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 65.
For a man who keeps a song on his heart and is always looking for ways to put a smile on his bride’s face, Ernest Griggs had heard the happy birthday song enough. That's when he slid out of his booth and stood up.
Tom Gustafson is a 78-year-old veteran who has beat cancer, had extensive heart procedures, and lives with diabetes. Despite that, he is overcoming the odds and can now add black belt to his list of accomplishments.