brookwood mine explosion

Memorial service Friday honors 13 fallen miners

BROOKWOOD - The Brookwood community honored the 13 fallen miners who lost their lives in a mine explosion on Sept 23, 2001. Friday, the West Brookwood Church hosted the 21st annual memorial…

Today, Brookwood honors miners lost Sept. 23, 2001

The Brookwood community was forever changed Sept. 23, 2001. That day, 13 miners died after several explosions in the former Jim Walters No. 5 mine. Every year since, the community has gathered in honor of those miners, their families and…