RIVER REGION

Local Business Owners Flourish Despite Starting In Midst of Pandemic

The pandemic has put a halt to many businesses around the River Region, even decades long businesses. For two local business owners, their businesses have thrived in the pandemic. For Keiauna White, owner of The BeYoutiful Boutiques, opening her new store in December of 2020, actually helped her business. “While was on Dexter Avenue,” said White, “I would often say…

Huey Magoo’s Announces Two of Four Locations Coming to the River Region

According to a public relations representative with Huey Magoo’s, the Florida-based Chicken Tenders chain is opening locations in the River Region.

The representative announced two of the four locations. The two locations are: Festival Plaza, 8001 Vaughn Road, Montgomery and between Outback and Panera on Cobbs Ford Road, Prattville. 

Montgomery Zoo Closed Wednesday Due to Down Trees and Debris

The Montgomery Zoo is closed Wednesday after the heavy storms that blew through the River Region Tuesday night. The zoo says although the animals are safe, many trees have fallen and there is debris throughout the zoo. The staff is using today to clean and prepare the grounds for guests’ safe return.   Categories: Montgomery Metro, News Tags: Debris, Down…

Residents React to Gov. Ivey’s Mask Mandate Announcement

As Governor Kay Ivey plans to extend the mask mandate one last time, through April 9, several residents gave their opinions to this announcement. For many River Region residents, seeing Texas and Mississippi lift their mask mandates gave them hope Gov. Ivey would soon follow. “I was hoping that would be us,” said resident, Jody, “but evidently it did not.”…

Local Youth Organization Raises $20,000 in Golf Tournament

That’s My Child (TMC) hosted its first-ever charity golf tournament on Monday, Oct. 26. The inaugural tournament saw over 60 participants swinging in the tournament. The money raised is used to help the organization with its youth’s needs for success. Despite the pandemic and weather related issues, officials say they had an overwhelming out of people in the river region…

Alabama National Fair Raises Money for Local Charities

The Alabama National Fair wrapped up on Sunday, Oct. 18, with a successful turnout despite the pandemic and mother nature. Things looked a little different this year, with no indoor activities, vendors, less rides, and limited attendance. Though, Garrett Coliseum was still open to nearly 7,000 residents each day. The fair is one of the biggest fundraisers for the Kiwanis…

Pike Road Partners with Life South to Save Lives in the River Region

The Town of Pike Road partnered with LifeSouth for a community blood drive in honor of the town’s founders’ week. LifeSouth officials say the river region is in emergency need of blood donations and encourages everyone to donate if possible. If you would like to donate blood please visit their donor center located at 4139 Carmichael Rd. or visit their…