County Road 12: Montgomery Zoo scarecrow takeover

When you go to the Montgomery Zoo you will see all kinds of colorful creatures. Some are big, others cute and cuddly, and some may even be a little scary.

WSFA 12 News to visit Andalusia on Hometown Tour Wednesday

  Class Act finds new ways to spark student learning, collaboration with colleagues

  Alabama Shakespeare Festival opens 48th Season with “Pipeline”

  Montgomery woman’s billboards help her find kidney donor

Calf born at Alabama National Fair

  County Road 12: Jasmine Hill Gardens turns 90

Continued Coverage

  31st Annual Holiday Market continues Thursday

  4th annual Flight of the Arts festival returns next week

Montgomery’s ZooBoo seeking volunteers

Tornado victims in Lee County receive new homes

Montgomery laying out first comprehensive city plan since 1963

  Tickets still available for concert featuring Montgomery artist

Boys raise thousands for special dolls

Boys raise thousands for doll nonprofit

  Third year teacher impresses peers, students to win Class Act Teacher of the Month

Miss Ali Stewart gathers the class together for story time which turns out to be a very interactive part of the day.

  Wetumpka organist plays one last time

After years of working his fingers and his feet, Turner says, it's just time to call it.

  Class Act winner gives children a voice

This week’s Class Act winner helps her students out by giving them a voice!

‘Get Fit’ at family fun event in Selma

Amble through downtown Montgomery for annual Zombie Walk and Prom

  County Road 12: Perfect timing

  NYT best-selling author Bob Goff to speak at Montgomery church

  Remembering Alabama Dance Theatre founder Kitty Seale

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

  YMCA to benefit from United Way donations

The donations that pour in through the United Way telethon will help its partner agencies create waves of impact in the community. One of the agencies is the YMCA.

  WSFA profiles Goodwill on eve of major telethon for United Way

Goodwill Industries of Central Alabama and United Way have been long-time partners, united for more than 50 years.

  Class Act teacher says healthy relationships create best foundation for learning

“This is Year 24,” said Alicia Davis, math teacher at Lee High School and this week’s Class Act winner.

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

He loves cutting hair and he’s also pretty passionate about something else.

  River Region United Way kicks off campaign

The River Region United Way funds about 85 programs and over 40 agencies, helping around 130,000 people in our communities.

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

Chappy’s Deli will hold its 14th annual Breakfast for Babies fundraiser on Friday, with all proceeds going to benefit the Alabama Chapter of the March of Dimes.

Pike Road Fire Department hosting 9/11 memorial events

The Pike Road Fire Department will host two events to honor and remember the fallen first responders for the 18th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center.

  County Road 12: Plenty of buzz around Lowndes County church

There’s a lot of buzz over a building that’s almost 200 years old in Lowndes County.

  New car arrives for beloved Alex City Schools custodian

Alex City school custodian Kinnie Morris got his new car this week. You can see the joy in Morris’s face in the photos snapped earlier this week.

  Auburn fan goes to new heights to support tigers

When it comes to college football, folks in the South take things to another level.

  New recreation, entertainment district coming to west Montgomery

A large whitewater rafting experience is coming to Montgomery near Maxwell Air Force Base.

  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

Troy Futral got his passion for Indian artifacts at an early age.

  2 new sports parks coming to Lee County

"We're starting off with a couple of ball fields and a multi-purpose field at both locations," said Lee County Administrator Roger Rendleman.

  New storm shelter being built in Pike County town

A new storm shelter is being built in the Pike County town of Meeksville.

  Community raises money for Montgomery woman after accident

The Montgomery community is rallying around a local mother after she was in an accident that left her bedridden.

  Alabama couple growing kiwis in Reeltown

If you think about where kiwi fruit is grown you may come up with New Zealand, Italy, even California.

  Montgomery maintenance workers credited with saving woman’s life

Two City of Montgomery employees are credited with saving a 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.