West Montgomery

Annual Lacey-Boyd New Year’s Day Parade Attracts Hundreds to West Montgomery

New Year’s Day celebrations continued Wednesday in Montgomery. The annual Lacey Boyd New Year’s Day Parade marched down Fairview Avenue for its 16th year. “It’s my first time, but I don’t think I’m going to miss another one,” Montgomery resident Betty Taylor said. Community members lined the streets around Carver High School to watch the parade roll through town: “The…

Non-Profit In West Montgomery Aims To Serve Washington Park Community

Some people do not have all of the simple luxuries that many of us take for granted; that’s why Mercy House is stepping up to help. The Mercy House is located in the West Montgomery neighborhood of Washington Park. It has been serving the community for two years, but got its official open as a non-profit organization in early October….

MPD Makes Arrest in Shooting Death of Montgomery Teen

The Montgomery Police Department has made an arrest in Monday, March 28, 2016, shooting death of 16-year-old Kourtney Richardson of Montgomery. MPD detectives charged Floyd Burnett, 19, of Montgomery, with one count of murder. Burnett turned himself in to MPD detectives on Thursday, March 31. He was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where he was being held under a $150,000 bond. MPD…