Montgomery County

Everything You Need to Know About Absentee Voting

Record numbers of absentee ballots are being cast in Montgomery, and across the nation.

The 2020 general election is two weeks away and thousands of absentee ballots have been cast in Alabama. There are nine days left to apply for an absentee ballot. To vote absentee in person, all a registered voter has to do is provide phone ID and complete a one page application. In Montgomery County, absentee voting is happening at the…

Montgomery County Courthouse Reserves Parking for Absentee Voters

With less than a month to request an absentee ballot, Montgomery County officials have prepared the courthouse for voting. The courthouse has been under several renovations in the last month and included parking for absentee voters and directions to vote. Absentee Election Manager, Gina Ishman, says “Coming in person allows the voter to meet all the requirements in one stop….

Governor Ivey Announces Special Election Dates for Senate District 26

Governor Ivey has announced the special election dates for Alabama Senate District 26. The seat held by David Burkette is open after the Senator resigned earlier in the week. He was also arrested and accused of violating the Fair Campaign Practices Act. Governor Ivey set the special primary election for Tuesday, November 17; the special primary runoff, if necessary, for…

Two Wounded in Montgomery County Shooting

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened Tuesday evening. It happened at about 8:30 p.m. in the 800 Block of Industrial Park Blvd. Authorities say two people were wounded. The extent of their injuries is unknown. Stay with Alabama News Networks for updates to this story. Categories: Crime, Montgomery, News Tags: Montgomery County, Shooting

Three Weekend Shootings in Montgomery Leave Four Injured

Montgomery Police are investigating three shootings that happened Saturday evening, leaving four people injured. Thirty-year-old Frederickus Sankey of Montgomery was arrested Sunday following a shooting Saturday night. MPD responded to the 500 block of Lawndale Lane after receiving a report of a person shot. When law enforcement arrived, an adult male was found with a serious gunshot wound. Sankey is…

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…

Alabama Coronavirus Cases Rise by Nearly 300

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP)- Alabama’s Coronavirus death toll neared 500 on Saturday.  The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reports that there have been more than 11,600 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state and at least 485 deaths which is 12 more than reported Friday. Mobile, Jefferson, and Montgomery counties all accounted for 41% of all case growth in the…

Montgomery County Commission, Town of Pike Road Announce County-wide Curfew

Mayor Gordon Stone of the Town of Pike Road, Chairman Elton Dean of the Montgomery County Commission and Sheriff Derrick Cunningham of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Thursday announced a curfew for both the incorporated area of the Town of Pike Road and the unincorporated area of Montgomery County. The curfew will be from 10pm until 5am seven days a…

CONFIRMED: ADPH Investigation Reveals Montgomery County Resident Died of COVID-19

The Alabama Department of Public Health has now confirmed that a Montgomery County resident died from COVID-19. Monday,  Alabama News Network learned that a person in Montgomery County who contracted the virus had died, according to the Montgomery County EMA. An ADPH investigation now reveals that COVID-19 was the primary cause of death. Tuesday, the Alabama Department of Public Health…