Wal-Mart

MPD: Viral Facebook Walmart Threat Not Credible

The Montgomery Police Department is addressing posts on social media about potential violence at Walmart. According MPD, officers and other law enforcement agencies have researched viral Facebook posts, which allege the threat of violence at Walmart this weekend and warn against shopping there. The posts do not reference a specific location, but have been shared many times locally and have…

Learning How To Shop

1st Grader Field Trip

Pike Road School first graders spent time at the Wal-Mart on Chantilly Parkway in Montgomery on Wednesday morning. A teacher taught the boys and girls how stores work by having them buy toys for the Toys for Tots program. The kids were having a ball, and enjoying buying toys that they knew were going to other kids who are less…

Report: Closing of Wal-Marts Leave Food Deserts in Alabama

An Associated Press analysis shows that the closing of more than 150 Wal-Mart stores nationwide will create three food deserts in Alabama, Kansas and Arkansas. Stores slated to shut down Thursday will leave residents in parts of Fairfield, Alabama; Coal Hill, Arkansas; and Wichita, Kansas, without a supermarket. The federal government considers a neighborhood a food desert if at least…