Allen Lynn Slaughter, 48, was the driver of a 1994 Ford Bronco that left the roadway and overturned. All three occupants were ejected from the vehicle and Slaughter was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:45 p.m. by Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown. None was wearing seat belts, Brown said.

When the Harley Davidson Talladega Test Facility closed in 2010, Braxton Baker, an Ohatchee resident, decided to invest his 401k. It wasn’t until Daniel Scott Register, a man Baker described as enthusiastic and having a “school-boy voice,” reached out to him that Baker decided to invest in gold.

Vera Medders of Jacksonville said she comes to the McClellan sale every year looking for plants to expand her garden. This year she wanted some irises. “I’ve been hunting for some deep purple,” Medders said as she eyed some potted plants. “I have an iris bed in my front yard.”

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