Montgomery County

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…

Officials: All Montgomery City Events Cancelled

Montgomery County officials have announced the confirmed case of the coronavirus in Montgomery County. Montgomery Mayor Steven has announced that all City of Montgomery sponsored events now cancelled. Saturday’s Half Marathon and the annual SLE Rodeo are on the list of cancelled events. In additional to cancelling events, travel has been suspended for all city employees. All Montgomery events canceled…

Montgomery Co. Road Still Closed From Flooding

The area from Dozier Road to The Emerald Mountain Toll Bridge is still closed due to flooding. Crews will be on the scene today to repair. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: FLOODING, Montgomery County, Road Closure

Political Analyst Steve Flowers Weighs In On Super Tuesday

Candidates are in the final full week of campaigning before Super Tuesday. It’s a day in which Alabama is one of several states holding its primary elections. Alabama’s primaries are still a few days away, but we spoke with Alabama News Network’s Political Analyst Steve Flowers about some of the important points of those primaries. “I think we will see…

Here’s What You Need to Know If You Plan to Vote in Next Month’s Montgomery County Primary Elections

The primary elections for Montgomery County will be held on Tuesday, March 3. In order to have the most up-to-date list of registered voters, the Montgomery County Board of Registrars will mail voter information cards to the home address of each registered voter. The white postcards will be mailed the first week of February. Voters are asked to review all…

Ed Crowell Named New Montgomery County Probate Judge

Governor Kay Ivey has named a new replacement to fill the probate judge seat for Montgomery County. The governor announced Wednesday afternoon that former Montgomery mayoral candidate General Ed Crowell will become the successor of newly sworn-in Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed. “When I think of General Ed Crowell, the word ‘service’ is the first word that comes to mind,” Governor…

Organizers Preparing for CrimeStoppers Gun BuyBack

An event happening this weekend aims to get guns off the streets. Crimestoppers annual Gun BuyBack will be held Saturday at First Baptist Church in Montgomery. “This is just one of the options,” Montgomery County Sheriff Derrick Cunningham says. “We really need to have options on the table to be able to help reduce the amount of gun violence that…

Cold Case Unit Coming to the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office

“Help is on the way!!” That’s what Montgomery County’s District Attorney Daryl Bailey is telling hundreds of families seeking justice for a loved one’s murder. His office is getting a new cold case unit. Stacks of unsolved murder cases could finally be re-opened for answers, now that Montgomery County will have a cold case unit. Furlesia Bell worked with the…

Manhunt Underway in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a burglary suspect near Ada. Maj. Gayle Atchison tells Alabama News Network that two men were taking solar panels off of a business billboard.  One suspect is in custody, the second suspect remains on the run. There is heavy law enforcement presence in the area of Old Sellers Road and Union Academy…

Next Step in Push for Added Montgomery School Funding

property tax increase under consideration

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange and Montgomery County Commission President Elton Dean are working together to win passage of a proposed 6 mill property tax increase for the Montgomery Public School System. The increase will have to be approved by County voters, and Dean says that vote could take place in May. It would be the only item on the ballot…