your town friday

Your Town Friday: Roland Cooper State Park in Wilcox Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A lot of people visit Wilcox County — to check out the renowned quilt-makers — or take a ride the ferry. However, no visit to the area is truly complete — without a stop by Roland Cooper State Park. Its been said that — ‘Nature is full of wonders…’ And if that’s true… Wonder is…

Your Town Friday: Selma

You know you’ve arrived in Selma when you cross over the Edmund Pettus Bridge and one of the first places many people stop is the Selma Welcome Center. “We try to tell people what Selma has to offer,” explained greeter Terry Hewitt. He’s worked as a greeter for seven years, but is actually from up north.  He’s lived in Selma…

Your Town Friday: Millbrook

Alabama News Network stopped in Millbrook for this week’s Your Town Friday segment. Many Millbrook residents say that community support is what makes their town so special.  Many new businesses are popping up in the city.  Simply Delicious Café just opened it’s doors last month, and the owners tell us they’ve been blown away with the welcome from their community. The…

Your Town Friday: Alexander City

Downtown Alexander city, has seen quite a few changes over the years but one thing residents say hasn’t changed is the town’s quiet charm. Alexander City native Sandra Wyckoff says “it’s just like a family, you know, it’s a small town and a very family oriented city, so I always love coming home. ” Resident Allie Reams explains “I like that I…

Your Town Friday in Tallassee

Just under 5,000 people call Tallassee home we spoke with  a few who shared what Sets Tallassee apart from any other town. Resident, Hunter Mote grew up in Tallassee says there’s a little something for everybody here. He says “you can kayak, there’s a lot of folks that like to go down there and go fishing. Older seniors they’ll get together…

Your Town Friday-Wetumpka Residents Share What They Love About Their Town

We spent the day talking with residents of Wetumpka about what they love about their town, and what they hope the city will be like in the future. Patricia Ogg currently lives in Calhoun county but says she likes to get away to Wetumpka’s Gold Star Park whenever she can. She explains “the people are as warm as the weather down…