school supplies

Tools For Schools: Thank YOU for helping Alabama News Network and Eastdale Mall Give Hundreds of Kids Supplies

The first day of school, even if its virtual for many students, is right around the corner. You’ve been helping us collect school supplies, uniforms, and classroom items for kids in need across our area… Now it’s time to give it away. Alabama News Network partnered with Eastdale Mall to give away school supplies to about 500 kids Saturday afternoon….

Women in Training Hosts Back-to-School Giveaway

Saturday, August 8 was a day to give back for the nonprofit organization Women in Training or WIT. WIT distributed Wikits containing menstrual, hygiene, and dental products to under-served girls and other youth. Along with the Witkits, school supplies were given away at the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church back to school backpack pickup. “The stress of the pandemic,…

Alabama Sales Tax Holiday Coming Up

Summer vacation is winding down which means most schools begin in a few weeks. During the July 19th-21st weekend, shoppers can take advantage of sales without paying the state’s 4% sales tax. “This is a opportunity for Alabamians to save a little money, as they are getting their kids back to school,” Alabama Retail Association spokesperson Melissa Warnke says. “This…

Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Happens Next Weekend

Alabama’s next back-to-school sales tax holiday weekend is coming up. From Friday, July 21 until midnight Sunday, July 23, the state is waiving its 4% sales tax on eligible clothes, school supplies and electronics. In addition, many cities and counties will waive their local taxes. To see a complete list of what can be bought tax-free click here Categories: Montgomery,…

Teachers in Need of Supplies Ahead of School Year

Summer is almost over and school is right around the corner for teachers and students. The first day for students to come back to school in Butler County is August 11th, but teachers have to come back to the classroom almost a week earlier on August 5th. It’s not so bad for the teachers though, because they’ve been preparing all…