Sam Wright, mayor of Sylacauga, dies

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ABC 33/40 has learned that Sylacauga's mayor, Sam H. Wright, has died. {}Officials with the Talladega County Sheriff's Department is reviewing the mayor's death. {}Right now, they do not suspect foul play. {}Flags were flying at half-staff in Sylacauga Friday evening. {}Mayor Wright served at his post for 8 years. {}In May, he announced that he would not run for re-election.