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April is Autism Awareness Month

Water woes in Tuskegee

Residents in Macon County hope to have water soon.

A county official says the water pumps in the area were damaged by lightning earlier in the week.

Frank Lee, director of the Macon County Emergency Agency says workers are feverishly repairing the water pumps.

A certified water operator said technicians are pulling the pumps out of the ground, adding after the repairs are made Bac-T samples will be taken to make sure the water is not contaminated.

Local food banks have been donating water to citizens in need.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.