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One year anniversary Macon county tornado

It’s the one-year anniversary of the day an EF-2 tornado struck Macon County with winds of 125MPH.

Thankfully no lives were lost and no major injuries were reported.

The twister’s path spanned 15 miles.

Officials report the Milstead area endured the most damage.

Macon County E-M-A Director Frank Lee said the destruction included a commercial building and the Milstead Farm Group cotton gin along County Road 40.

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.