Christmas

City of Montgomery Offers Christmas Tree Recycling

The city of Montgomery is working with Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries to offer a free Christmas tree recycling on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Residents can take discarded Christmas trees to any one of the City’s regular Saturday trash drop-off points between 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on January 2 to participate in the recycling program. In addition to…

Montgomery 4th Grader Helps Cancer Patient This Christmas

A 10-year-old from Montgomery is making Christmas extra special for a young cancer patient. It will be a Christmas both young boys say they will never forget. Chase Perine, a 4th grader in Montgomery, has always had a soft spot for people battling cancer. His mom said he’s been asking for years now to help them out in some way….

Driving or Flying, Ways to Travel Safe this Holiday Season

The holiday season has always been one of the busiest times of the year to travel. This year, because of the pandemic, ensuring your safety is critical whether flying or driving. If you are choosing to fly, Montgomery Regional Airport officials encourage travelers to plan ahead, pack accordingly, and wear masks. MGM Executive Director, Marshall J. Taggart, Jr. says lines…

Andalusia’s “Christmas in Candyland” Still Going On as Planned

Though many Christmas themed events have been cancelled this year due to the pandemic, Andalusia’s annual Christmas in Candyland is still going on. Officials say the 7th annual event will go on as planned, with the exception of a few attractions. This is so there can be more space to social distance. The event will begin December 7, and go…

Mayor Reed Encourages Residents to Follow CDC Guidelines During Holidays

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed met with Alabama State Health Officer, Dr. Scott Harris, on Tuesday to remind city residents to stay cautious during the holiday season. As Montgomery COVID-19 cases have risen this month, Mayor Reed says he doesn’t want people to forget about CDC guidelines around the holidays. State health officer, Dr. Harris, recommends getting tested before traveling. If…

Selma Bargain Shoppers Search for After Christmas Deals

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The holiday shopping season doesn’t end on Christmas Day. Now is the time bargain hunters head out to stores — in search of discounts and deals. Twas the days after Christmas — and all through the mall; Were discounts — and deals — and savings for all. “I think a lot of people wait until…