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Holtville/Slapout Fire and Rescue Auxiliary Celebrate Fire Prevention Week

The Holtville/Slapout Fire and Rescue Auxiliary celebrated Fire Prevention Week by hosting a Fall Craft Fair and Parade at the Holtville fire station. People in the community set up booths to sell honey, arts and crafts, clothes, jewelry… you name it. People working at the fire station cooked 500 quarts of stew, and sold more than 450 containers. All of…

Butler County Deputy Hit by Car While On Duty

A Butler County deputy is recovering after being involved in a hit-and-run while working a call Sunday night. According to the sheriff’s office’s’ Facebook page, authorities were working a car crash on Interstate 65 when a car hit a deputy who was directing traffic. The driver of the vehicle then drove away. The deputy is expected to be okay. Alabama…

MPD Celebrates National Faith & Blue Weekend

Church of Highlands on Taylor Road partnered with the Montgomery Police Department to celebrate National Faith & Blue Weekend. A few weeks ago, some law enforcement leaders extended an olive branch to communities of color by announcing the most comprehensive police-community outreach project in history. This weekend, the National Faith & Blue Weekend will hold more than 500 community events in…

10/10/2020: Why It’s the Most Popular Day to Get Married This Year

The year 2020 has been a whirlwind for couples getting married. From having to cancel weddings… to postponing them due to the pandemic, but Saturday is actually one of the most popular days of the year people are wanting to hold ceremonies. “It just had that ring to it. 10/10/20. It just makes it easy to remember,” Rick Hendrick and…

UPDATE: Missing Millbrook Man Has Been Found Safe

Michael Ray Headley, a 41-year-old Millbrook man with intellectual disabilities, was reported missing on October 7, 2020. Millbrook investigators found out that Headley may have made contact with an individual on social media, who may have picked him up and left the state. Investigators were later able to determine that Headley was with said acquaintance in Manchester, Tennessee. Throughout the…

Montgomery Car Dealership Donates Van to Injured Police Officer Carlos Taylor

Some great news for Montgomery police officer Carlos Taylor and his family. You may remember he was severely injured in a 2017 car wreck and for years, the Taylor family has been raising money for a wheelchair accessible van to help get Carlos to and from appointments. Until Wednesday, the family has had to call an ambulance every time Carlos…

‘Stop the Violence’ Rally Draws Hundreds to Montgomery

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption A rally against violence was held Sunday in Montgomery. Their message: Enough is enough. You Live by it. You Perish By It. Put the guns down. Montgomery Police Department escorted several hundreds of motorcycle riders…

Hurricane Sally Aftermath: Recovery Incomplete on Alabama Coast

GULF SHORES, Ala. — Alabama’s beaches have reopened, but the state’s coast is hardly recovered from the effects of Hurricane Sally last month. Visitors still have limited options for getting to the sand because so many boardwalks and beach entry points were damaged. Residents in hard-hit Baldwin County are complaining about the response from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Both…

Joy to Life Foundation’s ‘Trash Talk Tour 2020’ Happening Every Saturday in October

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption We’re kicking off October with breast cancer awareness month, and Saturday, the ‘Trash Talk Tour 2020’ began in Montgomery. The Joy To Life Foundation is selling its pink trash cans to support the fight against…

Montgomery Mayor’s Wife Kicking Off ‘Move Montgomery Health and Wellness’ Saturday Morning

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption Saturday morning, hundreds of people came out to Blount Cultural Park to start moving! Mayor Steven Reed’s wife, Tamika Reed, hosted ‘Move Montgomery Health & Wellness.’ The cool temperatures didn’t…