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Winston Co. deputies must move forward after sheriff's resignation

Sheriff Hobby Walker. (Source: WBRC video) Sheriff Hobby Walker. (Source: WBRC video)

Good evening from the WBRC Newsroom! Jonathan Hardison here with a look at the stories we're working on for you tonight.

Tonight we broke the news that Winston County Sheriff Hobby Walker is resigning. He's the same sheriff accused by two former deputies of asking them for pot. How does this department move on and do its job of protecting you day to day? On WBRC FOX6 News at 9 our Josh Gauntt has the first interview with Winston County’s interim sheriff, who until late this afternoon was the county coroner.

What do you do if you’re carrying a legal firearm in your car and a police officer pulls you over? It’s a situation you want to be prepared for before it happens so tonight on WBRC FOX6 News at 10 our Sherea Harris talking to police about how to keep yourself safe and let law enforcement know you mean them no harm.

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