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Montgomery Requiring Face Coverings in Public

The Montgomery city council Tuesday has adopted a mask ordinance effective immediately. The ordinance requires facial coverings to be worn at all times by anyone over the age of 6 who can medically tolerate doing so in public spaces with…

Sessions Steps Up Attacks on Tuberville Ahead of Runoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is stepping up attacks against his Senate primary rival, accusing former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville of hiding and being unprepared for Washington. Tuberville and Sessions face off in…

Man Drowns at Lake Martin

The ALEA Marine Patrol has confirmed to Alabama News Network that a man has drowned at Lake Martin. Lt. Mark Fuller says a 24-year-old man went under and never resurfaced around 7 o'clock last night. His body was later recovered.…

List of Local 4th of July Fireworks Shows

  Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, fireworks celebrations have been scaled back across our area this year. Montgomery isn't holding a fireworks show, and fireworks are illegal to set off inside city limits. But there are still cities holding…

MLB cancels All-Star Game for first time since 1945

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dodger Stadium's 40-year wait to host the All-Star Game is going to last even longer. The game scheduled for July 14 has been canceled because of the Coronavirus pandemic, and Dodger Stadium was awarded the 2022…

Alabama reports highest number of daily virus cases at 1,700

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama reported more than 1,700 new confirmed Coronavirus cases - the highest number yet for a single day - as doctors and health officials expressed concern about further spread during the holiday weekend. The state on…

Annual Property Tax Sell Scheduled for July 8 Canceled

The annual tax sale that was scheduled for July 8 has been canceled because the courthouse is closed due to COVID-19 and ongoing construction. A tax sale is the sale of property due to the failure to pay property taxes.…

Man Dies in Montgomery Shooting Sunday Morning

A man is dead after a shooting in Montgomery Sunday morning. The Montgomery Police Department says officers and fire medics were called to the 5800 block of Oakleigh Road around 11:40 in reference to a person shot. At the location,…

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