City of Montgomery

Chamber Foundation To Offer Relief for Small Businesses Affected by Pandemic

River Region leaders are stepping in to support our small businesses affected by the coronavirus. “We’re all in this together. And we realize that small businesses are the backbone of the communities,” Chamber Foundation Chairman Willie Durham said. The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce ‘s Chamber Foundation– along with city and county officials– have created the Recover Together Small Business…

City of Montgomery Sanitation Worker Positive for COVID-19

A City of Montgomery Sanitation Department employee tested positive for COVID-19. The City was informed late Monday and only able to verify the positive results today. The employee has been self-quarantined for more than a week. The employee did not come in contact with the virus in the course of his job.  The source of the infection has been tracked…

City Unveils New Initiative to Help Montgomery’s Homeless

Mayor Steven Reed has announced the launch of a new initiative to help support the homeless in the River Region. It’s called the Feed the Meter for the Homeless project, and it’s a partnership between the city and the Mid-Alabama Coalition for the Homeless (MACH). Ten special green meters will be placed on sidewalks in downtown. The meters will be…

Tourists React to Reed Inauguration

Visitors were in downtown Montgomery Tuesday at the Rosa Parks Museum, learning more about the history of the bus boycott and the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement. We spoke with some of them about their thoughts on the historic day for the city. Two tourists were Barbara and Jeff Ernico from Hilton Head, South Carolina. They say they were…

Dozens of Veterans Honored at Riverwalk Stadium

Riverwalk Stadium was full of patriotism and appreciation, as the City of Montgomery held its annual Veterans Day ceremony Monday morning. Veterans, active duty service members, and their families and friends were invited in as the Capital City gave a warm “thank you” for their sacrifice and service. The event kicked off with a procession of veterans from all of…

Mayor Todd Strange Ready to Help in Reed’s Transition

Current Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange now only has a few weeks left in office before Mayor-elect Steven Reed takes over as the city’s top official. We caught up with the outgoing mayor Wednesday morning to talk about Reed’s victory. Strange says he is confident in Reed’s ability to lead the Capitol City because of previous leadership opportunities in other important…

City Enters Three Year Agreement To Help Reduce Environmental, Trash Issues

If there are potholes or other curbside issues in your Montgomery neighborhood, they could be fixed soon. It comes after a three year agreement between the City and Rubicon Global, a technology company that helps reduce issues and improve resident’s quality of life. More than 60 city garbage trucks have been equipped with RUBICONSmartcity Technology. The technology used includes a…

City of Montgomery Summer Jobs Program

From the City of Montgomery: 2019 Youth Summer Employment Program   The City of Montgomery’s 2019 Youth Summer Employment Program will provide meaningful work experience for Montgomery teens and young adults. Most of the positions will be placed in the Montgomery Parks and Recreation Department, while some positions will be placed in other City of Montgomery departments. When does the…

Lots of Firework & Gunfire Calls in Montgomery

Investigation underway.

  Montgomery Police say they are investigating eleven reports of gunfire New Years Eve and morning….including six that were caught by the monitoring system called “Shot Spotter” There were some 174 calls to police by residents complaining about gunshots or fireworks new years eve. In all, there were 600 calls to police that night. Police say they added patrols and…