Talent show helps bring community together

Many across the capital city got out to showcase their many talents at the Alabama State University's Lelia Barlow Theatre on Saturday.

More than a dozen acts hit the stage in support of the Alabama Family Youth Initiative (AFYI).

AFYI is a local high school drop out prevention program.

People from all over the area came out to show off their singing, dancing and other talents.

AFYI said their goal is to help keep the youth in school and empowers them to make the right decisions.

Event organizers said the main goal of the talent show is to bring members of the community together.

Third place went to Cassidy Jackson, Second place was Tyler Provitt and first place winner was Micheala Worthy who got to take home a $100 gift certificate.

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