(WAFF) - Good Morning TN Valley, Margo Gray here with your Wednesday headlines.
Let's start with some good news for once. Hundreds will line up at 7 a.m. today for the grand opening of Sprouts grocery store along Highway 72. There will be plenty of giveaways and discounts. By the way, Sprouts is still hiring. Muriel Bailey will take us on a tour at 5:30 & 6:30 this morning on WAFF 48 News Today.
Someone needs to come forward with information before another shooting happens in Huntsville. In broad daylight yesterday, an 18 year-old guy was shot in front of his home during a drive-by on Union Drive, which may be connected to 5 others shootings that happened over the weekend. Police say these people know who have shot at them but aren't cooperating with the investigation. I don't understand it but hopefully, Muriel Bailey will also help us when she breaks down the details at 5:00 & 6:00 o'clock this morning.
A Madison County detention officer is out of jail on bond on aggravated child abuse charges. Jessica Rhinehart, 26, was arrested by her own co-workers Monday night. Now she's on leave with pay and will face a disciplinary hearing next week.
Shoals drivers, you may be late to work if you use the O'Neal Bridge. The will only be one lane open in each direction starting today for maintenance. Use the Singing River Bridge as your detour.
Lauren Morrison is keeping an eye on a massive fatal fire in Birmingham & she'll have more in the Alert Center every 15 minutes.
Will she or won't she? Will the Gadsden grandmother accused of killing her granddaughter testify on her own behalf? We should find out today as the defense plans to call Joyce Garrard to the stand. Prosecutors say Garrard killed the girl by making her run as punishment for a lie about candy. Garrard says she's innocent.