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Southeastern Livestock Exhibition Rodeo holds first Rodeo Day Parade

Horses, ponies and people marched in front of the Capitol Building in downtown Montgomery on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the 59th Annual Southeastern Livestock Exhibition’s first Rodeo Day Parade. Rodeo organizers hope to make the parade an annual event. “To be able to start something new and allow the youth of today to be involved in it and start their traditions, it’s…

Frazer Church Names New Senior Pastor

Bishop Paul Leeland of The Alabama West Florida Conference has appointed Dr. Larry Bryars to Frazer United Methodist Church to serve as senior pastor. Dr. Bryars is currently serving as District Superintendent in the Marianna/Panama City District. He is originally from Stockton, Alabama and has served churches in Central Alabama. As a senior pastor, Dr. Bryars spent 14 years at Epworth UMC in…

Montgomery Area Council on Aging Holds Annual Culinary Caper

The Montgomery Area Council on Aging held their 22nd annual Culinary Caper to fund the Meals on Wheels Program. The Meals on Wheels delivers a hot, nutritious meal to home bound Montgomery area seniors who may not get much food otherwise. The event featured a silent auction and luncheon. While there was plenty of food from area restaurants, there was more than…

Runners Lacing Up Shoes for Montgomery Marathon

It’s almost time once again for the Montgomery Marathon.  Plenty of runners were lining up Friday for last minute sign-ups. For the second year in a row the race will feature a full marathon, a half marathon, a 5k race and a children’s run.  More than 100 volunteers are also donating their time for this year’s event. The race starts…

iHeart Prom to Hold Prom Dress Event

Saturday, March 12th, the iHeart Prom of the River Region will be helping girls in the river region look as beautiful as they’ve always dreamed of for this big event in their lives. iHeart Prom gives young ladies an opportunity to select one of over a thousand gently worn or new prom dresses at NO cost to them. The dresses are…

Restoration of Some Montgomery Roads Begin

The City of Montgomery began the process of repaving and restoring portions of Carter Hill Road from College Street to Zelda Road on March 1. Motorists should expect travel delays beginning March 14 as planned improvements will affect all lanes throughout this process. Officials ask residents to obey all detour and flag signaling and exercise caution in road work zones….

Local Celebrites to Cut a Rug For Cancer Research

Later this month Montgomery’s local celebrities will put on their dancing shoes for a good cause. They are taking part in Dancing with Celebrities. The fundraiser supports the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. The money raised with be used for cancer research. 11 well-known Montgomerians are among the celebrities showcasing their dancing skills, including Alabama News Network evening anchor…

Bill Clinton to Campaign on ASU Campus for Hillary Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Montgomery this weekend to campaign for wife Hillary Clinton ahead of Tuesday presidential primary. On Saturday, February 27, President Clinton will hold a public event to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton in Montgomery, Alabama. President Clinton will speak on the campus of Alabama State University at 4:45 PM CST. Doors open at 3:45 PM…

Historic Capri Theatre in Montgomery Set to Re-Open in April

The longest, continually operated movie theater in Alabama is set to re-open it’s doors by April.  The Capri Theatre in Montgomery closed it’s doors back in December to undergo an $800,000 renovation.  The money for the renovations was raised through donations. The Capri first opened it’s doors in 1941 and has only undergone one major renovation since then, in 1962….

i-Team: Mayor says AG Conspiring to Keep Victoryland Closed

When Governor Robert Bentley signed an executive order last November giving enforcement authority of anti-gaming laws to local sheriffs and district attorneys, many people thought that cleared the way for Victoryland to reopen in Macon County, since it took that responsibility away for Attorney General Luther strange. So why has the casino not reopened? Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford, says it…