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Thousands Enjoy Saturday Line Up of Jubilee Events

From the West Alabama Newsroom– People continue to make there way to Selma for the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee. The Saturday line-up featured a second full day of events — highlighted by several outdoor activities. “Having a super fantastic time with family, friends, post pandemic. We’re able to come and celebrate another Jubilee,” said Cicely Curtis of Selma. Hundreds of…

Pike Road Community Holds Parade for 5-Year-Old Boy with Cancer

A Pike Road neighborhood held a parade for their 5-year-old neighbor who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Kaiden King was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and will be facing 3 long years of chemotherapy. Kaiden was having a tough time with the chemo and his mom, Angela Martin, felt completely alone. Martin decided to reach out to her neighbors and…

Prattville Community Celebrates Resident’s 100th Birthday

Prattville Native, Ruth Hunt, is turning 100 years old, and Sunday her loved ones honored her with a parade. Family, friends, and staff at the Harbor at Hickory Hill organized a parade of people from the community to wish her “Happy Birthday”. Visitors included the Autauga County Sheriff’s departments and the Holtville High School Cheerleaders and Majorettes. Hunt says she…

WWII Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday with Parade; Has Day Dedicated to Him in Montgomery

IMG_3802 (2) IMG_3790 IMG_3785 IMG_3782 IMG_3777 (1) IMG_3771 IMG_3767 IMG_3766 IMG_3802 (2) IMG_3790 IMG_3785 IMG_3782 IMG_3777 (1) IMG_3771 IMG_3767 IMG_3766 On Wednesday, September 2, Montgomery residents gathered for a parade celebrating the 100th birthday of the WWII veteran, James Vernon Godfrey. The parade started at 9:30 a.m. from the parking lot of the Dalraida Baptist Church. The parade passed by…

Caravan Honors Montgomery Police Officer Critically Injured In Crash

The Montgomery County District Attorney’s office lead was a special drive-by salute Wednesday to a Montgomery police officer critically injured in a 2017 car crash. Wednesday, officer Carlos Taylor’s  family and friends lined up outside of his home, to watch as fellow officers paraded by in police cars, fire trucks and more to honor him during National Police Week.  Every…

Alabama Bicentennial Parade Kicks Off Commemoration Grand Finale

The grand finale of Alabama’s three year bicentennial commemoration — is underway this weekend in downtown Montgomery. The Alabama Bicentennial Parade kicked off an event-filled Saturday — chocked full of events. The parade featured dozens of floats — elected officials and other dignitaries — and marching bands from all over the state. “You can’t beat all these bands they’re awesome….

Hundreds of People Enjoy Prattville Mardi Gras Parade

Hundreds of people lined the streets of downtown Prattville to enjoy the 15th annual Mardi Gras parade. Sunny skies , warm temperatures, and a cool breeze met parade goers.There were food vendors, people selling other things, and plenty for kids to do. People at the parade say they love the family environment and community participation and thats why they come…