County Road 12: Perfect timing

Time is a funny thing. Sometimes you wish you could stop it, other times you’d love to fast forward.

  Telethon for River Region United Way raises more than $15K

  YMCA to benefit from United Way donations

  WSFA profiles Goodwill on eve of major telethon for United Way

  Class Act teacher says healthy relationships create best foundation for learning

  County Road 12: Barber shop owner has ‘Too Much Sauce’

  River Region United Way kicks off campaign

Continued Coverage

  Chappy’s Deli hosting 14th annual Breakfast for Babies Friday

Pike Road Fire Department hosting 9/11 memorial events

  County Road 12: Plenty of buzz around Lowndes County church

  New car arrives for beloved Alex City Schools custodian

  Auburn fan goes to new heights to support tigers

  New recreation, entertainment district coming to west Montgomery

  Billingsley windmill standing tall

Folks in Billingsley have their eye on the sky these days, and it has nothing to do with the weather. It’s all thanks to a man named Robert Freeman.

Secret planted among sunflowers in central Alabama field

Laura Brown has several passions in life: Family, football, and a focus on raising money to support cancer research. She’s celebrating all three on about 40 acres of earth she’s loved her whole life.

  4 Auburn football legends reunited for good cause

James Brooks, Joe Cribbs, William Andrews, and Charlie Trotman sat down and told stories from that special season with the Auburn Tigers.

  26th annual Buckmasters Expo underway

The 26th annual Buckmasters Expo is back in the capital city at the Montgomery Convention Center.

  County Road 12: Lee County man’s colossal collection

  2 new sports parks coming to Lee County

  New storm shelter being built in Pike County town

  Community raises money for Montgomery woman after accident

  Alabama couple growing kiwis in Reeltown

  Montgomery maintenance workers credited with saving woman’s life

EatMGM returns for fifth year to spotlight Montgomery restaurants

Montgomery’s annual restaurant week is returning for its fifth year, promising a 10-day celebration of local food.

  County Road 12: Greenville Girls help bring downtown back to life

If you drive through the downtown area in some small cities you may notice many of the stores are empty.

East Ala. nurse hospitalized after electric scooter crash

East Alabama Medical Center is inviting the public to attend special Donate Life flag raising ceremony honoring one of their employees.

World’s Longest Yardsale starts Thursday

The world’s longest yard sale returns Thursday!

  Montgomery to hold public meetings for city’s consolidated plan

The City of Montgomery wants your input as it puts together a development plan for your neighborhood.

North Alabama photo celebrates rainbow babies

A professional photographer from north Alabama felt a calling to help mothers of rainbow babies celebrate their children.

Big House Foundation in Opelika hosts back to school bash for foster and adoptive families

The drop-in event provided more than 250 children with school supplies and backpacks.

  Montgomery woman puts up billboards in hopes of finding a kidney donor

According to the Living Kidney Donors Network, the average wait time for someone on the waiting list is between five and 10 years.

  Selma businessman brings community together to raise money for teachers

At a young age Mark Woodson says his father instilled in him the importance of giving back.

  Help ‘Stuff the Bus’ with school supplies for MPS students

You can help Montgomery Public Schools students have the supplies they need for this school year by donating during the “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive.

  County Road 12: Little dirt bike racer has need for speed

Bentley Norwood’s got the need for speed, and he’s only 7-years-old.

  Alabama Shakespeare Festival reveals 2019-2020 season lineup

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival (ASF) announced the lineup of productions for its 48th season.

Alabama Dance Theatre presents ‘Stars on the Riverfront’

This weekend, the Alabama Dance Theatre will present the 16th annual “Stars on the Riverfront”.

  Widow of slain Auburn police officer speaks after mortgage paid in full

Auburn police officer William Buechner’s family learned this week that they don’t have to worry about making mortgage payments on their home anymore. They now own it outright.

  Twins launch project to distribute feminine hygiene items to other girls

12-year-old twin girls in Montgomery decided to celebrate their birthday by launching a new campaign

  Family Sunshine Center collects uniforms items to help send clients back to school

The Family Sunshine Center is holding its annual school uniform drive to benefit children who are members of its client families.

  Event held to raise money for March 3 tornado survivor

All proceeds raised at the event will go to Kayla’s family to help with her growing medical expenses.

  Family Guidance Center celebrates 60th anniversary

The Family Guidance Center touches the lives of over 40,000 families annually.

  County Road 12: Lake Martin artist retreat

It’s a place where you can just get away, relax, learn, and focus on your craft.

  Vietnam comrades remember fallen hero in south Alabama

Evans was awarded two medals posthumously.

  Prattville pastor retires after 45 years in ministry

Under Rev. Travis Coleman’s leadership, the church has doubled the size of its congregation. But at age 70, he says the time is right to step away.

  Tallapoosa County community receives new storm shelter

The tornado shelter has the capacity of 87 but it could take in a few more.

Rep. Terri Sewell to host 8th annual job fair

U.S. Rep Terri Sewell will host her 8th annual job fair at Wallace Community College in Selma on Aug. 8.

Alabama state parks offering free admission on Friday

Alabama State Parks are offering free admission on July 19 to celebrate the state's bicentennial.

$1M in grants for high-speed internet headed to rural communities

Several rural communities throughout Alabama will soon have access to high-speed internet.

Former MPD officer, Alabama Supreme Court marshal Leroy Pierce dies at 92

A celebration of life is scheduled for Wednesday at Leak Memory Chapel at 11:30 a.m.

USA Today names ‘Best Breakfast Sandwich’ in Alabama

When it comes to Alabama, look no further than downtown Montgomery.

  Homeless find hope at 9th annual River Region Connect

Overlooking Cramton Bowl from the Multiplex, the game of life can be harsh and brutal.

  OJ Howard visits, spends time with kids at Adullam House

Wednesday, kids at the Adullam House got a cool treat.

  County Road 12: Drexell and Honeybees restaurant

A hot meal is something many of us may take for granted.

Nominate a family for the 2019 Families of the Year Awards

WSFA 12 News is a proud media partner with the Family Guidance Center of Alabama and the Families of the Year Awards.

  Twin Oaks Farm celebrates 100th anniversary

Twin Oaks Farm has been well maintained and loved over the past 100 years.

  Lake Martin becomes playground for American patriots in annual boat parade

For 43 years now, boaters in the annual Lake Martin Independence Day Boat Parade showed off their colors, creativity and American spirit on this biggest American holiday of all.

  Community steps up to help MACOA repair freezer, frozen meals for seniors

The community stepped up in a big way to help the Montgomery Area Council on Aging this week.

  Pike Road Arts Center opens as town’s new home for the arts

The Town of Pike Road has a new home for the arts! The Pike Road Arts Center, Home of the Water House Gallery is officially open.

  Major growth continues in Pike Road

Pike Road Mayor Gordon Stone said when he first became mayor, the town had 20 neighborhoods, but now, it has over 70. Stone said he believes Pike Road is one of the fastest growing cities in Alabama.

  Bring your pets inside this Fourth of July

The Montgomery Humane Society has an annual reminder to keep your pets safe during the Fourth of July holiday.

  Movie Mondays return to Riverwalk Amphitheater

Movie Mondays are back in downtown Montgomery.

Week of July Fourth packed with events in River Region

This week will be packed with things to do in the River Region, and WSFA 12 News is taking part in a lot of what’s going on to keep you busy!

  County Road 12: Longest longhorn around

Sometimes you just get lucky.

  Students trade roles with law enforcement in Bridging the Gap event

Teens traded in a carefree day of summer vacation to take on the role of a law enforcement officer and learn about policing practices.

  Montgomery Biscuits, Red Cross team up for blood drive

Happening Thursday, the Montgomery Biscuits are partnering with the American Red Cross for a blood drive.

Montgomery public benches getting creative designs

Twelve public benches around the city of Montgomery will be getting makeovers inspired by beloved children’s and young adult books starting in August

  2 Montgomery YMCA branches set to merge, be renamed

The YMCA of Greater Montgomery is making some changes. Soon, two of its branches will merge and be renamed.

  County Road 12: Turning tornado debris into hope

March third is a day the town of Beauregard will never forget.

  Multi-million dollar community center under construction in Selma

A multi-million dollar project is taking shape in Selma. Edmundite Missions is the group making the big investment so they can better serve the community they are part of.

  Dothan Leisure Services hosts World’s Largest Swim Lesson

With the recent hot weather, you’re not alone in looking to cool off by the pool.

  New nonprofit aims to change community through art

There’s a new nonprofit in Montgomery that its goal is to use art to transform the community.

  Blood donations in short supply during summer months

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers faces emergency need for all blood types, and encourages the community to donate blood.

Man mows lawns for veterans in all 50 states

An Alabama man says he has completed his quest to mow lawns for veterans in all 50 states

  Lee County Sheriff Office’s 'super’ vehicle a hit with kids

If you’re a kid in school, going up to a police officer or sheriff’s deputy may be a little intimidating. The Lee County Sheriff’s office has found a “Super” way to change that.

  'Stop the Violence Listening Session’ draws big crowd

Thursday, Macon County residents made their voices heard regarding violence happening in their community.

  Over $15,000 raised at annual Summer Fund and Food Drive

Donating is simple! Head to Renfroe’s Market on Eastchase Parkway from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Once you’re there, we will have volunteers to take your donations. It’s just that easy!

  908th Airlift Wing takes part in D-Day commemoration events in Normandy

A crew from the 908th Airlift Wing based at Maxwell Air Force base participated in the D-Day 75th Anniversary commemoration in Normandy.

  Summer programs offer free meals in East Ala.

You don’t have to be an Opelika city student or resident to get a free meal.

  Harvest time for Chilton County peach farmers

It’s harvest season for peach farmers in Chilton County.

  Huge turnout for March for Babies

Over 1,000 marchers walked three miles around Baptist East Hospital to raise awareness for babies born prematurely in central Alabama.

  Montgomery group holds prayer walk in Regency Park

OUR Montgomery, a group made up of religious organizations throughout the city, came together for a prayer walk in Regency Park to try to bring awareness to violence throughout the community.