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Montgomery Restaurant Expands on how the Pandemic is Affecting Business

The Cork and Cleaver restaurant continues to recover from lost income and customer support after being closed down for two months due to the pandemic. After Governor Ivey issued her first stay at home order, the restaurant provided takeout service for a short time, but said it was not financially substantial. The restaurant fully closed down in March and did…

Tuscaloosa Mayor’s New Executive Order to Reopen Bars and Restaurants

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBMA) — A new executive order will go into effect at 6:01 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8 permitting Tuscaloosa bars and restaurants to begin reopening with limited capacity. Mayor Walt Maddox issued an executive order to shut such establishments down after a rise in COVID-19 cases in the city. Mayor Maddox along with the City of Tuscaloosa said the…

Perry Co. School Board Approves Reopening Plan Amid Pandemic

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The plan to reopen schools in Perry County amid the COVID-19 pandemic — has officially been approved by the school board. Superintendent Marcia Smiley says the first nine weeks of the school year will be virtual. She says every student in the district has access to an ipad — but about twenty percent of them…

Montgomery Public Schools Reopening Plan

With just over a month left until Montgomery Public Schools students return to class, there are still questions about what school will look like as parents choose between virtual and in-person schooling. MPS Superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore says even the first day of school, right now scheduled for August 10th, could still change.  Students will be required to wear…

Alabama Mega Church, Church of the Highlands Resuming Services in June

Pastor Chris Hodges, Courtesy: Church of the Highlands Facebook Page Pastor Chris Hodges of Church of the Highlands announced on the church’s website Thursday that the team plans to resume in-person services on Sunday, June 21, with reduced capacity and recommended distancing guidelines in place. Hodges advises people who are at higher risk for severe illness to continue to worship…

President Trump Deems Churches ‘Essential,’ Calls for Them to Reopen

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential” and called on governors across the country to allow them to reopen this weekend, even as some parts of the nation remain under Coronavirus lockdown. “Today I’m identifying houses of worship — churches, synagogues and mosques — as essential places that…

Carnival Cruise Line Reopens in Alabama

Mobile’s cruise terminal has reopened for business, with a cruise ship at the dock and passengers at the gate. The Press-Register reports Mayor Sandy Stimpson and Carnival President Christine Duffy cut a ceremonial ribbon, signifying the cruise terminal was back in operation after a five-year hiatus and more than $4 million in renovations and upgrades. The Carnival Fantasy departed Wednesday,…

Capri Theatre Set to Re-Open

The Capri Theatre in Montgomery re-opens from its last phase of remodeling on Thursday, June 2 with a Science on Screen presentation of Jurassic Park. One show only at 7:30. The movie will be preceded by a presentation on Real Life Paleontology by Jonah Cohen, Manager of Science Education at the McWane Science Center in Birmingham. This show is open…