Doctors warn holiday celebrations should be different during pandemic

Many are already planning celebrations for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

  Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts reopens galleries after COVID-19 closure

  Montgomerians give feedback on proposed civilian review board

  National School Lunch Week celebrates meals served to students

Livestream: First United Methodist Church of Montgomery worship service

  3 Hand Jam: One hand not slowing him down

  Alabama National Fair starts Friday with pandemic adjustments

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CURE! Vision 2020 virtual event to benefit American Cancer Society

30 selected for Montgomery Mayor’s Young Professional Council

  Junior League of Montgomery’s annual Holiday Market goes virtual for 2020

Montgomery to take part in Tuesday’s National Night Out

  Junior League’s Holiday Market goes virtual this year, starts Wednesday

  Cyber Security Awareness Month aims to educate people about protecting data

  Mercy Baptist Church to distribute free food every Saturday in October

Mercy Baptist Church leaders are giving back to the community.

  County Road 12: Wetumpka Zombie Experience

Just in time for the creepiest month of the year, in what could be the scariest year ever, here’s a chance to get outside and take out the bad guys.

Alabama couple marks 70 years of marriage

A Montgomery couple is about to mark a milestone few achieve, 70 years of marriage. And they’ll celebrate it in a relatively quiet manner on Saturday.

  Save our Stages Act would keep music venues from closing amid pandemic

The National Independent Venues Association, or NIVA, represents about 2,000 concert hall owners across the country. Most independent venues did not qualify for earlier coronavirus relief from the federal government are risk going under as a result.

Alabama launches website to help connect families with resources

  First Presbyterian Church in Wetumpka rebuilt

  HGTV’s ‘Home Town Takeover’ already making impact in Wetumpka

  CDC, doctors suggest other ways to celebrate Halloween in pandemic

  Opelika boy granted new camper from Make-a-Wish

  County Road 12: The Vintage Soap Wagon

Virtual memorial planned for Rev. Robert Graetz

The family of the late Rev. Robert Graetz, Jr., has finalized plans for a memorial service to be held over the weekend.

  Law enforcement organization donates $2,000 towards van for Officer Carlos Taylor

The Fraternal Order of Police in Montgomery gathered Wednesday to show their support for MPD Officer Carlos Taylor.

Alabama Golf Association to hold ’100 hole hike’ for kids

The Alabama Golf Association is looking to raise $10,000 to bring awareness to youth golf by holding the “100 Hole Hike.”

  WSFA 12 News, AARP fight fraud with phonebank

WSFA 12 News and AARP are teaming up once again to host a virtual phonebank to help our viewers combat fraud.

MPAC to show Alabama, Auburn football games for 2020

The Montgomery Performing Arts Centre is looking to help football fans enjoy their favorite match-ups amid restrictions on SEC game attendance.

  ASF forced to make major adjustments amid pandemic

The stage and the seats in the audience at Alabama Shakespeare Festival have been empty since its last performance on March 14.

  Junior League’s annual College & Career Fair goes virtual for 2020

The Junior League of Montgomery’s 36th annual College & Career Fair will go on in 2020, but it won’t be the same. The event is going all-virtual this year.

  Courtroom sketch artist takes his talents to the streets 

Using the public as his drawing subjects, Adams creates beautiful “in the moment” sketches of complete strangers.

  Hatching Hope volunteers help thousands of Hurricane Laura victims

A disaster relief organization called Hatching Hope is now packing up heading back to Alabama after spending days helping Hurricane Laura victims in Louisiana.

  Changes in store for this year’s Alabama National Fair

The Alabama National Fair is scheduled to take place next month. However, you can expect some changes to this year’s fair due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  County Road 12: Selma man cleans city on his own

Lemarkus Snow had seen enough. Cemeteries were filled with knee-high weeds, stop signs covered by trees, and ditches were overgrown.

  Fundraiser started to save financially strapped Alabama and Lyric theatres

The nonprofit organization that owns and operates the Alabama Theatre and Lyric Theatre started a fundraiser to keep the Birmingham landmarks in operation through the end of the year.

  Turning passion into profit: 3 young women start Eufaula businesses

Three young women have opened up new businesses in Eufaula amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  Montgomery taken off EPA Superfund priority list

The move is being hailed by state and local officials, as the decision means the EPA no longer considers the area a public health threat worthy of priority status, something it's had for 20 years.

Junior League of Montgomery to hold annual College and Career Fair virtually

The Junior League of Montgomery will be holding its 36th Annual College and Career Fair virtually on Sept. 14 to Sept. 16.

  Sweet Creek Farm Market: Food and fun in Pike Road

If you're looking for freshly grown Alabama produce and some good food, there's a "sweet" option in the town of Pike Road.

  Montgomery’s Greek Orthodox Church selling Boston butts

The Montgomery Greek Orthodox Church has decided to sell Boston butts instead of barbecue this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Sally’s Adventures: East Alabama fun

East Alabama is one of the fastest growing areas of the state and there are plenty of opportunities for adventure!

  100th birthday celebration held for Montgomery WWII veteran

A special celebration was held for a local World War II veteran Wednesday.

  Alabama Census Bowl competition underway in 32 counties

With Alabama's Census rates lagging the rest of the nation and time running out, the state is pulling out all the stops to drive up participation.

  Montgomery area pastors weighing church reopening plans

Some churches are resuming group worship services, while others are remaining cautious of welcoming parishioners back.

  County Road 12: Pickleball catching on in Montgomery

“It’s a mixture of tennis, racquetball, badminton, and maybe some dodgeball. It’s the fastest growing sport in America,” according to player Chris Dickert.

  Montgomery buildings illuminated to mark 100 years of 19th Amendment

Multiple buildings in the downtown Montgomery area, as well as the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, were illuminated in purple and gold overnight.

  Class Act winner up for the challenge during COVID-19

In a school year like none other, the challenges are multiplied and magnified but our Class Act Award winner is up for the challenge.

  Montgomery Techlab is latest effort to boost city’s tech industry

Montgomery announced another public-private partnership Monday that’s designed to help boost the city’s growing tech industry.

  Plant Bae brings vegan option to downtown Montgomery

What a time to open a new restaurant!

  Retired Autauga County probate judge inducted into hall of fame

At age 95, Judge Cordy Taylor has been inducted in the Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.

Sources: 2020 National Peanut Festival canceled

The decision came at an emergency meeting of the Festival Board of Directors on Thursday night but a public announcement has not been officially made.

  Greenville unveils new mural trail downtown

City and community leaders have officially cut the ribbon on their mural trail in downtown Greenville.

  Members of the community pray to stop violence in Montgomery

The recent wave of shootings and homicides in Montgomery prompted members of the community to meet for prayer Tuesday.

  Rookie councilman looks to turn around troubled Regency Park

The councilman conceded there are probably people who have reservations about his plan, but this is a challenge he welcomes.

Residents at a Clanton retirement home are asking for penpals

Gardens of Clanton is requesting penpals for its residents to help them feel loved during the coronavirus pandemic.

  ‘Smallest Freedom Fighter’ surprises Montgomery middle school student

Irvin Tolliver, a sixth grader at Johnnie Carr Middle School, has always been interested in politics and the civil rights movement.

  6th Annual River Region Amateur Cornhole Classic raises money for charity

The River Region Amateur Cornhole Classic is more than just a way for families and friends to get out and toss the bags. It’s a chance to raise money for a good cause.

  Jay Wolf reflects on 32 years at First Baptist Montgomery

“I’m retiring because the Lord has called me into a new phase of ministry,” Wolf said in a one-on-one interview, adding that while he will no longer be lead pastor, he will be a ministry entrepreneur.

  Finishing touches made to new ‘healing mural’ in Selma

Well over 50 community members, including local police, joined forces to help paint the nearly 100-foot mural over the weekend.

  Thousands of signs printed as Jesus 2020 campaign grows

Organizers behind the movement say more than 6,200 signs have been printed and sent to nine states.

  County Road 12: Community mural bringing Selma together

Last year Taylor painted a mural on a building in Selma. Now he’s back ready for something even bigger.

  Girl Scouts kick off recruitment season with a different approach due to pandemic

The Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama is kicking off its recruitment season this year with a twist.

Artist needs volunteers to help create new Selma mural

A former biochemist turned self-taught artist from Birmingham is coming back to Selma to create another mural that involves volunteers in the community.

  YMCA offering Montgomery parents place to send children for remote learning

The YMCA of Greater Montgomery is providing students a safe environment for remote learning.

  County Road 12: Montgomery man makes birdhouses look like real homes

When it comes to wood working, Montgomery resident Bill Page says it runs in the family.

  Montgomery forces immediate closure of 2 nightclubs

Two Montgomery area clubs have been shut down by the city council following complaints of violence and substance abuse.

  Alabama fast food chain holding contest for grandparents

Jack's Family Restaurants wants to make a star out of your grandma, your grammy, your gramps, or your even your granddaddy.

The official state water comes from the Heart Of Alabama

The state legislature has designated Eleven86 as the Official Water Of Alabama.

JD marching band cut in latest round of AGT performances

Unfortunately for the Jeff Davis High School marching band, they will not advance to the next round of contestants on “America’s Got Talent.”

  Community welcomes home 3-year-old cancer survivor

A 3-year-old boy in Coosa County came home from the hospital Monday to a big surprise.

  Montgomery rolls out ‘No Wait Probate’ phone app

"With the office being shut for a month and a half, we really saw just increasing demand at all of our offices and we really wanted to do a way to better serve the citizens," explained Montgomery Probate Judge JC Love.

First Baptist Church of Montgomery announces new head pastor

First Baptist Church of Montgomery has chosen its new pastor.

  Sally’s Adventures: Mobile tourist attractions

Alabama’s port city of Mobile offers a mix of good food, fun, and history. From the arts to the great outdoors, it has something for everyone.

  Puppies continuously abandoned along rural Montgomery road

Dating back to the year 2018, volunteers say more than a dozen puppies have been carelessly left in the woods off of Sprott Drive.

  First-ever countywide chamber of commerce opens in Hayneville

Lowndes County Area Chamber Of Commerce leaders hope this will be the beginning of something special for Lowndes County.

  County Road 12: JJ’s BBQ in Elba named ‘Best Pulled Pork in the State'

When it comes to barbecue in Alabama, everyone seems to have a favorite.

  Jesus 2020 campaign spawns uptick in out of state orders

A day after airing a report on the Jesus 2020 campaign signs, several churches from 5 Alabama counties and beyond have placed large orders for the signs.

Greenville ‘shares the love’ with colorful mural project

The mural features colorful flowers the city is known for such as the camellia.

  Family-owned produce farm finds way to keep business alive during pandemic

Many people have felt the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, especially farmers.

1 of Montgomery’s first African American firefighters has died

One of the first African American firefighters to join and later retire from the Montgomery Fire Department has died.

  ASF actress recalls fond memories of the late Olivia de Havilland

For ASF actress and Associate Artistic Director Greta Lambert, Olivia de Havilland lives on in the precious memories she’s held for decades.