East Alabama headlines for Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Here are some of the stories we are working on in our East Alabama Newsroom.

Robert G. Pitts Airport Terminal Almost Ready

AUBURN (WTVM) - The new terminal for The Auburn University Regional Airport is nearly completed. Airport director, Bill Hutto, tells News Leader 9 they expect to be moved into the new terminal by the first of August. Tonight, we are going to take you inside the new multi-million dollar facility. Hutto says the terminal is a major economic investment for the region.

Auburn Names New Chief of Police

AUBURN (WTVM) - Auburn has a new police chief. Tommy Dawson has been serving as interim chief since Frank DeGraffenried retired. Chief Dawson tells News Leader 9 he's been informed the word interim will be removed from his title. We will speak with the new chief tonight on News Leader 9.