Search is on for Missing Fishermen

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Two men went fishing Wednesday and never returned.


UPDATE: The men have been identified by authorities. ┬áThe missing fishermen are Jeremiah and Jacob Sanders. Jacob Sanders is the bass player for the Velcro Pygmies. Jeremiah, usually called Jim, is the general manager of Ricatoni’s restaurant.

Authorities say that the men left from Florence harbor and were reported missing at 6:45pm yesterday.

Searchers found the bass boat that the men were in, under the Singing River Bridge around 3 a.m. They say the boat appeared to be damaged from hitting something.

The search was placed on hold becasue of the weather at 5 a.m. but resumed at 11 a.m.

The missing men are brothers but names have not been released.

Updates as they happen.

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