1. Family and friends gathered this evening for a candlelight vigil for the victims of a fatal wreck at the YMCA on Weatherly Road.
2. Joseph Scarano's grandmother says the teen had diabetes and that his health may have been the cause of the accident. Scarano was a straight A student and did not have any history of outlandish behavior.
3. A new home popping up on Banks street in Decatur is the work of a neighborhood revitalization by Habitat for Humanity. Larry Newby says his new home will make a world of difference for him and his two grandchildren.
4. TVA is celebrating 80 years. The Authority dammed the Tennessee river in an effort to control flooding and provide low cost electricity.
5. Belk turned 125 Wednesday, kicking off a celebration with food and gift cards. The Southern Company, that began in North Carolina, will open a new anchor store at Bridge Street in 2014.
6. There are two lawsuits against Starbucks and the way it distributes tips. Company policy says baristas and shift supervisors share them. Baristas say they should be the sole recipients, while assistant managers are looking to get in on the action.
7. Hollywood celebrities are declaring a thumb war. dosomething.org is launching the campaign against the number one killer among American Teens: texting and driving.
8. A man and his pony walked into a liquor store in Rhode Island. The owner said he had no problem until the Shetland pony, "made a mess in the floor".
9. Back in the Rocket City, a fundraiser for local artists is underway. You have two days to get in on the Grumpy Cat project at Lowe Mill by making a bid online. More information here.