Coronavirus

MPD Announces Changes to Traffic Pattern at E. South Blvd. and Marti Lane Intersection Due to Coronavirus Care Center

The Montgomery Police Department is advising the public on a change in the traffic pattern at the intersection of the E. South Blvd. and Marti Lane. Due to the implementation of the Coronavirus testing clinic located at 2936 Marti Lane, the following changes will be made to the traffic patterns at that location. Motorists responding to the testing location are…

City of Montgomery Closes Municipal Buildings to the Public

In response to the latest federal and state guidelines on slowing the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the City of Montgomery will close access for the public to municipal facilities, effective immediately. All City employees will report to work as usual.   “Our first priority is ensuring the health and safety of the public, and this is another step towards stopping the…

29 Coronavirus Cases in Alabama: 2 in Montgomery Co., 1 in Elmore Co., 1 in Lee Co.

This is the latest information from the Alabama Department of Public Health on the number of coronavirus cases in Alabama. This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the CDC are providing updated information and guidance as it becomes available. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Alabama Updated: March 16, 2020 4:25 p.m (CT)…

Trump Issues New Coronavirus Guidelines; Says Crisis Could Last Until July or August

President Trump, joined by other government leaders for a news conference this afternoon, has issued stricter guidelines in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus. The new guidelines call on U.S. residents to avoid groups of more than 10 people, to avoid eating or drinking in restaurants, food courts and bars and encourages schools to close to allow students…

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President Trump: U.S. May Be Heading Into a Recession

President Donald Trump says the United States “may be” headed toward a recession as the economy continues to be battered amid the coronavirus outbreak. Trump spoke to reporters Monday at a White House briefing as cases in the U.S. continue to spike. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down by almost 3,000 points today. The president says his administration’s focus…

ADPH Releases New Guidelines As CoronaVirus Case Numbers Increase

There are now at least twenty nine confirmed Coronavirus cases in Alabama. That number includes Montgomery County’s second confirmed case, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health’s website. The number is expected to rise as more tests take place. The ADPH has issued new guidelines to help protect residents from catching the disease. ADPH officials say they’re continuing to…

U.S. Air Force Cancels Maxwell Air Force Base Air Show

The “Beyond the Horizon Air and Space Show” scheduled for next month at Maxwell Air Force Base has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. Air Force has suspended public outreach activities and support to community events through May 15. Because of the lead time required to reserve and schedule military aerial demonstration teams, such as the U.S….

Elmore Co. Child Nutrition Program Proving Free Meals During Coronovirus School Closure

Starting Tuesday, March 17, the Elmore County Child Nutrition Program will provide an opportunity for families to drive through multiple school sites and pick up meals for the children in their family. All children 18 years and under are eligible to receive meals at no charge. Meals will be served between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the parking lots…

Coronavirus Fears Fuel Spike in Gun, Ammo Sales

Just as grocery stores have been stripped bare by Americans panicked by coronavirus, guns and ammo have been flying off the shelves too. Retailers say the buying frenzy is being fueled by consumers who are worried that people are becoming desperate and unpredictable. One gun shop owner compared the activity to a “Twilight Zone” episode. Some of the purchases are…