fourth of july

Plans for Fourth of July Celebration Announced in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The city of Selma is hosting a big Fourth of July Celebration this year — down on the Riverfront. City officials announced the event at a press conference Monday morning. Festivities will include a fireworks show — the grand opening of the riverfront splash pad — a concert — and a parade. The celebration is…

Prattville Plans 4th of July Fireworks with Coronavirus-Related Changes

The city of Prattville has announced that it will hold an annual Fourth of July fireworks show. But the coronavirus will bring some changes to this year’s celebration. This year, the fireworks will be launched from the Homeplace Clock Tower off Highway 82 at 9 p.m. The city says this change in location will allow for better viewing while allowing…

Family, Investigators Searching for Answers Three Years Later

It has now been three years since the disappearance of a Pike county woman. Her family is still desperate for answers. Lelia Faulkner went missing on July 4th, 2016. Her parents, Susan and Ricky Faulkner, have continued the search for their daughter. They are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to Lelia’s whereabouts. Lieutenant Troy Johnson of the Pike…

Pet Safety During Independence Festivities

Fireworks are a Fourth of July tradition that can be fun for people. However, the loud noises can be scary for animals. Pike Animal Shelter officials are sharing tips to help keep your animals safe for the fourth. They say pet owners need to keep an eye out on their pets and watch for stress signals. Shelter Interim Director Jacob…