Historic church’s stained glass windows being removed ahead of demolition

First Baptist Church of Wetumpka is moving forward with preparation work to bring down its nearly 170-year-old sanctuary despite a local attorney’s threats of a lawsuit.

$5M in grants to help Alabamians access high-speed internet

Wetumpka student named U.S. Presidential Scholar

  Montgomery student 1 of just 10 Gold Award Girl Scouts

  County Road 12: The story behind the new Lake Martin mural

2020 Montgomery graduation ceremony dates set

  Alabama jobless rate jumps to 12.9% because of pandemic

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  Possible suit could halt 165-year-old church’s demolition

  County Road 12: Alabama poppy project

  Coronavirus: Data and resources for assistance

Some churches still not ready to reopen despite eased restrictions

Montgomery Zoo won’t reopen Friday, city says

  Supporting health care workers during National Hospital Week

  County Road 12: High school classmates open Nineteen Boutique

They’ve been best friends for most of their lives.

  Prattville man discovers new talent, sews hundreds of masks

By now you’ve seen more and more people wear masks in public.

  Church honors Davis Elementary teachers, staff during Teacher Appreciation Week

Thursday, Metropolitan United Methodist Church celebrated teachers and staff at Davis Elementary by providing a drive-thru luncheon at the school.

Honor your mom with a Mother’s Day gift that gives back

Are you still looking for a Mother’s Day gift? Friendship Mission is offering a unique way to celebrate moms this year.

‘Alabama Strong’ concert benefits Montgomery Area Food Bank

  Mom, daughter turn to 3D sidewalk art amid pandemic

Group to hold canned food drive to benefit nonprofit

  Greenville native, NFL star feeds community during pandemic

  Easterseals Camp ASCCA cancels summer camps amid pandemic

  County Road 12: From Prattville to Harvard

  Local groups partner to provide meals for those in need

Local nonprofits, faith organizations and community advocates joined together to provide meals for those in need Thursday.

Deadline set for some on Social Security to get full stimulus payments

If you are on Social Security and have dependents, you're running out of time to provide info to qualify for eligible $500 payments.

  Grants awarded to help in fight against coronavirus

Wednesday, during a joint press conference held online, the Community COVID-19 United Relief Fund grant winners were announced.

  'We’re open’: WSFA 12 News launches website to support local businesses

WSFA 12 News has launched a website to help you find the businesses you need.

  ‘Miss Piggy’ lightens pandemic mood for Prattville neighborhood

How about a smile during these trying times?

  Funeral home feeding Montgomery families during pandemic

Phillips-Riley Funeral Home off Fairview Avenue in Montgomery gave out lunches to people in the community Wednesday.

  Historic Selma church gets major grant for repairs

A 98-year-old Selma church got some good news this week that feels like it was Heaven-sent.

  Ministers get creative to offer encouragement in midst of pandemic

At First Baptist in Prattville, Dr. Peyton Hill uses the area code for this part of Alabama as a starting point for prayer.

  Residents spread kindness by providing lunch for nearly 2,000 first responders

Former Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange, his Chief of Staff Mac McLeod, and other former staffers and friends provided nearly 2,000 meals for firefighters, law enforcement, maintenance, sanitation and local hospital workers

Pandemic can’t stop celebration of 100th birthday

Alzenia Phillips didn’t live through a century to have her big day denied. In fact, the community made sure of it!

  Montgomery church holds drive-up service as alternative way to worship

New COVID-19 restrictions prohibit gatherings of 10 or more people, including church services. Now people are having to find alternative ways to worship. One church in Montgomery is doing just that.

  WSFA 12 News debuts at new downtown home

When the studio lights were drawn down at 11 p.m. Friday, a chapter in the history of WSFA Television closed. Now, it's time for an exciting new chapter in a new downtown home.

Virtual concert to feature Montgomery musicians

A virtual concert will feature several Montgomery musicians Thursday evening.

Macon County animal shelter volunteers needed

Shelter Director Susan Allen says there are currently 77 dogs at the facility, but only two people able to take care of them all.

  YMCA’s ‘Brown Bag Bus’ program feeding kids with schools closed

The meals typically have a sandwich or burrito, some fruit, snacks, and a drink.

Huntsville mom and son stuck in Uganda waiting for visa as coronavirus spreads

Voss along with the WAFF News team have reached out to Sens. Doug Jones and Richard Shelby and Rep. Mo Brooks and Robert Aderholt to bring them home.

Pandemic prompts Ala. driver’s license office changes

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is rolling out a few changes at local driver’s license offices.

Montgomery Area Food Bank gets $20K Publix donation

The Montgomery Area Food Bank gathers and distributes food and other necessities across 35 of Alabama’s 67 counties.

Alabama Public Library Service offers free learning resources

World-class electronic resources are available to the citizens of Alabama from home or their local public library.

Food donations pour in at Montgomery Zoo

The trucks, loaded with berries, carrots, cabbages and more, started rolling in after a request that it not go to waste.

  Relief fund established to help River Region nonprofits during COVID-19

The Central Alabama Community Foundation and River Region United Way are partnering together to help non-profits provide needs to the community during the coronavirus pandemic.

Auburn woman could receive the final rose in ‘The Bachelor’ finale

Bachelor Nation is watching with bated breath to find out if an Auburn woman will get the final rose in ‘The Bachelor’ finale.

  After 23 years, Class Act winner says she’s more excited than ever

That couldn’t be farther from the truth when it comes to this week’s Class Act Award winner.

  County Road 12 - Team Taggart, family focused on fitness

When it comes to fitness, one Prattville family makes it a team effort.

  Bullock County school district launches ‘Born Ready University’

The Born Ready University program starts Saturday morning at Union Springs Elementary School.

  Meteorologist remembers devastating Lee County tornado 1 year later

We knew something bad could happen, might happen, but then, it DID happen.

  Mini economic boom underway along Hwy. 231 in Wetumpka

“We have room there, room to expand and room to grow and the traffic flow is very high there.”

Alabama’s top tourism spots of 2019 revealed

The Alabama Department of Tourism is releasing the list of most visited attractions in the state for 2019 and the No. 1 destination was on another planet compared to the rest of the field.

Longtime Montgomery pastor Ed Nettles to retire

The Reverand Ed Nettles says he’ll soon retire from the position he’s held for nearly 30 years.

  Class Act winner left speechless after receiving award

The reaction from the Class Act Award winners is always priceless and this week’s teacher even surprised himself by getting so emotional.

  County Road 12: Auburn students helping the handyman

Some Auburn University students struck up an unlikely friendship.

TONIGHT: Leap into the Museum Family Fun Night at Montgomery Zoo

The Montgomery Zoo is inviting you to “Leap into the Museum” for a family fun night Friday, but you have to register by noon!

  Officials hold SLE Rodeo Kickoff luncheon

The SLE Rodeo returns to the capital city next month, so leaders are getting ready for the show now.

Auburn’s fifth annual Tiger Giving Day breaks records

More than 4,000 donors reaching into their pockets to support a record 40 campus-wide projects!

  Painting gallery of work of popular cartoonist on display

Ron Campbell helped make cartoons from 1958 to 2008.

  County Road 12: Montgomery author creates ‘Backyard Girls Club’

Sometimes a major setback can open up new possibilities.

Alabama Dance Theatre to present ‘Cinderella’ next month

Performed at the Davis Theatre, “Cinderella” takes on the themes of love, beauty, romance, and comedy.

Clothes shed during Mercedes Marathon donated to charity

If you took part in the Mercedes Marathon weekend, you probably saw a few clothes along the course. All that clothing doesn't go in the trash but to a good cause.

  Class Act winner’s students are her motivation

Brittney Simmons was very emotional when we walked into her classroom with our weekly Class Act award.

  Judge Love helps couples tie the knot this Valentine’s Day

Love was in the air Friday at the downtown Montgomery Probate Office.

  MAFB dedicates building to former longtime director

The Montgomery Area Food Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony as they were donated a building to use for their efforts around the state.

  County Road 12: Gearing up for Valentine’s Day flower frenzy

Flower shop workers all of the country should rest well tonight.

Alabama man gains attention for ‘Vote Trump’ design in backyard

With the 2020 presidential election approaching, a south Alabama family has found a unique way to show support for their candidate.

River Region Mardi Gras events

Laissez les bon temps rouler! It’s Mardi Gras season in and around the River Region as cities hold their celebrations.

  City orders repairs for popular Old Cloverdale property

The City of Montgomery has ordered repairs for a beloved stretch of Old Cloverdale retail space.

  County Road 12: Newest Montgomery Co. Deputy is for the birds

Derrick Cunningham knew as a little boy what he wanted to do when he grew up.

Give from the Heart blood drive happening Friday

The annual WSFA 12 News Give from the Heart blood drive is coming up in February.

  Anne Frank the focus of new ASF production

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival is preparing for its latest play, which can only be seen on two dates.

State’s oldest black church, baptisms, beginnings remembered during bicentennial

St. Bartley Primitive Baptist Church in Huntsville is not only the state’s oldest black congregation, but it’s considered the mother church for all black primitive Baptist churches.

  Alex City teacher is goofy, passionate, determined and now Class Act Award winner

Our Class Act Teacher obviously didn’t know we were coming to her classroom.

  Fashion show raises money in fight against heart disease

One fashion show is raising money and awareness in the fight against heart disease.

Alex City police investigator recognized for going above and beyond

The award was based on the officer going above and beyond the call of duty on multiple cases as an investigator.

  Wetumpka home provides unique connection

Coincidence or fate? Try asking that question to Wetumpka resident Mark Moody.

Publix grocery store coming to Pike Road

Pike Road has reached an agreement with Publix Super Markets to bring the first grocery store to the town.

Country, gospel singer Josh Turner to perform in Montgomery

A Grammy-nominated recording artist will perform in Montgomery in April.

  January Class Act Teacher says students helped her fight cancer

Our Class Act winner for the month of January knows how important it is for the teacher to set an example that leads to success.

Eastdale Mall sold to private New York-based firm

Eastdale Mall has been sold to a privately held, commercial real estate investment firm, according to mall General Manager, Richard Holman.

County Road 12: Old Alabama Town- a Neeley family tradition

Maybe it was just meant to be.