Urgent need for volunteer firefighters in Montgomery County

There is a high demand for volunteer firefighters across all eight volunteer fire departments in Montgomery County.

Trump entices masses with capital event as virus cases rise

While public health officials are urging Americans to hold more muted Independence Day celebrations amid a spike of coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump is going big for what he is promising will be a “special evening” in the nation’s capital.
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  Coronavirus cases rise in 40 states; Texas issues mask mandate

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.

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Man drowns near Eclectic Friday

8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in Friday afternoon shooting at Riverchase Galleria

Church of the Highlands postpones in-person Sunday services

  Groups push for more COVID-19 testing in underserved communities

  Beach safety tips to keep in mind this holiday weekend

The Fourth of July weekend is a popular time for beach vacations.
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  English pubs reopen but little normal elsewhere in the world

More than 11 million people around the world are known to have been infected since the pandemic began, 2.7 million of those in the U.S., according to the Johns Hopkins data. With shortages of testing materials, the real number of cases is unknown.

  Fourth of July: Historian reflects on patriotism amid difficult year

NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Former Dallas County district attorney recognized for decades of service

  2020 Independence Day fireworks events around the River Region

Montgomery Black Lives Matter mural artist featured on TODAY

  ‘We have choices. We can take control of this ourselves.’: Dr. Michael Saag on the COVID-19 increase in AL

COVID-19 parties in Tuscaloosa: What’s really going on?

  Alabama sets single-day record with 1,758 new coronavirus cases

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Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump campaign official and Donald Trump Jr.‘s girlfriend, tests positive for coronavirus

Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Donald Trump’s oldest son, has contracted the coronavirus.

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Washington Redskins QB suggests ‘Red Tails’ as new team name

  Former Ole Miss cheerleader who refused to carry Confederate flag reacts to new law

More often than not, it’s the young people who are the catalysts for change. That is the case now and it was the case 40-years ago when a simple act of defiance by an Ole Miss student set off a chain of events that led to the university disassociating itself with the confederate flag.

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  County Road 12: Pike Road’s Trash Pandas of Alabama

  MPS announces start date, directions for parents

20-year-old woman, 20-year-old man killed in Walker County crash

  Historic Wetumpka First Baptist Church sanctuary comes down

  More than 2 dozen Montgomery firefighters have tested positive for COVID-19

Approximately 25 Montgomery firefighters have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Montgomery District Fire Chief Quentin Burke.
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Move to rename ‘Bloody Sunday’ bridge has critics in Selma

Residents in the landmark civil rights city of Selma, Alabama, are among the critics of a bid to rename the historic bridge where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965.

Sweet Alert! Some tiny firecrackers for the 4th

  Where do we typically see named tropical systems during July?

Popular Autauga County attraction now open

Should you throw a child’s birthday bash this year?