Lagoon Park

Friendship Mission Receives $11,115 from Golf Tournament

Alabama News Network’s “Drive Out Homelessness” golf tournament has raised $11,115 for Friendship Mission, which provides emergency food and shelter to those in need. The event was held last month at Lagoon Park in Montgomery. Friendship Mission got its start in 1996 and helps 300 or more people every year. The goal is to help the homeless get back on…

5-Year-Old Girl Fatally Struck by Vehicle Near Lagoon Park, Two More Injured

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle crash that resulted in one pedestrian fatality. On Friday, April 10, around 6:15 p.m., Montgomery Police and Fire Medics responded to Lagoon Park at Shady Grove Drive in reference to three pedestrians struck by a vehicle. The pedestrians, two adult females and one juvenile female, sustained life-threatening injuries and were transported…

MPD Identify Victim in Fatal Crash on Northern Boulevard

Montgomery Police is investigating a motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Montgomery man. According to officials, the single vehicle crash happened Sunday morning on Northern Boulevard near Lagoon Park. The driver, Michael Avery, 50, of Montgomery was pronounced dead on the scene. The initial investigation indicates that vehicle was traveling westbound on Northern Boulevard when for some…

Volunteers Clean Up Before New Bike Trail Opens at Lagoon Park

Volunteers spent a part of Sunday cleaning up a newly-built bike trail at Montgomery’s Lagoon Park. The Lagoon Park Trails Group teamed with the Auburn-based Central Alabama Mountain Pedlers, or CAMP, to work on compacting loose dirt left from machinery, as well as tidying up the surrounding area. “We are cutting out some roots out of the trail,” volunteer Will…