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Senate Bill Would Grant Civil Immunity to Businesses Against Coronavirus Related Lawsuits

Less than one week after Governor Ivey lifted the statewide stay at home order, a bill was introduced in the Alabama Senate to protect businesses against coronavirus related lawsuits. The language of the bill says that it will help encourage businesses to re-open and remain open. Businesses would have to display willful disregard for health orders to be subject to…

Selma Police Urge Residents to Stay Alert During the Holidays

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Police in Selma are urging people — to stay alert during the holiday season — and their beefing up patrols to try and keep them safe. Interim Selma Police Chief Capt. Johnny King — is urging residents to stay alert during the holiday season. “We’re asking just be safe because criminals don’t stop for the…

New Retail Shopping Center Coming to Troy

Shoppers in Troy and around Pike County will soon have more opportunities to shop ’til they drop. City leaders have announced that Troy will be the site of a new retail shopping center. “You can come to Troy and shop like you do in Montgomery,” Troy resident Shirley Teague says. Teague joins other Troy residents who are excited for the…

Tide’s National Football Playoff Championship Victory Means a Win-Win for Area Retailers

Bama fans are hitting the stores in droves to buy championship merchandise and that means big bucks for those who carry it

1/1IMG_0580 Show Caption Hide Caption Alabama fan Regina Gibbs-Lewis has a long shopping list when it comes to National Championship swag. “I got t-shirts going out to Virginia, I got t-shirts going to Birmingham, I got t-shirts going to Anderson, Indiana,” said Gibbs-Lewis. And she’s not alone. “Today I’m buying three shirts for me and my two sons and I’m buying…

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,…

Shoppers Return to Stores after Holiday Rush

As the holiday season comes to a close many people are heading back to the mall and stores, but this time not everyone is looking to buy gifts.  Instead, some people are returning gifts they received. The National Retail Federation found that in 2014, one in every three gift recipients ended up returning at least one item. In Montgomery, shopper…

Yahoo Emails Hacked Again, “Biggest Data Breach Of All Time”

“The biggest data breach in history” that’s what officials are calling Yahoo’s recent report that they have discovered a breach of more than one billion user accounts that occurred back in August 2013. This is not the first time Yahoo has experienced a security breach. Back in September the company reported a theft of data from 500 million accounts. These…

Christmas Less Than a Week Away

Sunday marks only six more days until Christmas. If you haven’t started working on your holiday shopping list yet, you might want to hurry. Retail workers say the stores at Eastdale Mall have been busy and crazy as usual during the holiday season. They also say the crowds are only going to get worse as the days get closer to…

Prattville Police Step Up Patrols For Holiday Safety

As shoppers rush out to finish off their Christmas lists, police say you need to be vigilant. Authorities say you are most vulnerable when you are walking back to your car with all of your gifts. But Lt. Ray Wagner says Prattville Police are working to make sure every shopper is safe. “We’ve one, beefed up patrols in all our…

Holiday Shopping Days are Ticking Down

Only two more weeks until Christmas, which means only that many days to finish off the holiday shopping list. A noticeable trend in recent years is the number of shoppers heading to online retailers. Some people even prefer to do their grocery shopping over the Internet. “I think most people are doing online shopping this year,” says United Parcel Service…