East Alabama headlines for Wednesday

By: Elizabeth White

LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - Here are the stories we are working on for you in your East Alabama Newsroom for Wednesday, May 26th.

We are working to line up camera and phone interviews with the candidates running in Tuesday's democratic primary for Senate District 28. Myron Penn is retiring, leaving the seat open.

State Representatives Locy Baker and Bill Beasley. Tuskegee businessmen, Howard Burton is also running. Former Tuskegee mayor and former state representative Johnny Ford is also in the race. Sam Harris is running. He's an educator and former Auburn city council member.

The winner of Tuesday's primary will run against the only republican in the race, Kim West, a veterinarian.