Holidays

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…

Selma Police Urge Residents to Stay Alert During the Holidays

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Police in Selma are urging people — to stay alert during the holiday season — and their beefing up patrols to try and keep them safe. Interim Selma Police Chief Capt. Johnny King — is urging residents to stay alert during the holiday season. “We’re asking just be safe because criminals don’t stop for the…

Holiday Driving Safety

State DOT Offers Safety Advice for Drivers

From The Alabama Department of Transportation:   Top 3 Holiday Highway Safety Tips          1. Drive sober. In December 2016, there were 781 people in the United States that lost their lives in drunk-driving crashes. 2. Always wear a seat belt, including passengers in front and rear seats. The odds greatly favor those wearing a seat belt. The latest data shows…

Check Out Your Christmas Tree Disposal Options

Now that Christmas is over, you may be wondering what to do with your leftover live Christmas tree. There are several cities that will take your tree to recycle it. In Montgomery, you can take your tree to one of the regular trash pickup points from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 30 or Saturday, January 6. The…

Shoppers Ecouraged to Shop Locally During the Holiday Shopping Season

Shoppers are encouraged to shop locally during the holidays to support small businesses. With Black Friday right around the corner, shoppers are getting ready to head to their favorite stores and shop for great gifts at great prices. But they shouldn’t forget to shop at their favorite small businesses in their home town. Chae Brown is one of those small business…

US Airlines Expect Thanksgiving Travel to Rise 2.5 Percent

The nation’s leading airlines are confident they can handle higher Thanksgiving travel this year partly because more people have signed up for quick-screening programs that are designed to keep airport security lines moving. An airline trade group said Wednesday that about 27.3 million people will fly on U.S. airlines over a 12-day period that starts Nov. 18 and ends the…