November 23, 2014

Salvation Army Kicks Off Red Kettle Campaign with Alabama News Network

The Salvation Army is kicking off the annual Red Kettle campaign. It’s the organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The money you give goes to feed, clothe and shelter local families, not just this Christmas, but year round. For the third year, Alabama News Network is teaming up with the Salvation Army to help meet […]

Montgomery Co. DA’s Office Kicks Off i-Lead Initiative

The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office is partnering with the county school system to help keep kids in school and cut down on crime. Teams of prosecutors with the DA’s office along with Montgomery Police officers are visiting schools to teach a new program called the i-Lead Initiative. Students are learning about bullying, conflict-resolution, leadership, […]

8th Grade Runner at Montgomery Catholic becoming Cross Country Star

The fastest 8th grade cross country runner in the country lives right here in Montgomery. 13-year-old Amaris Tyynismaa started running cross country just one year ago and is now dominating the sport, breaking state records. Just one year ago, Amaris Tyynismaa was a soccer player, when she decided to give running a try. Fast forward […]

Low Gas Prices Impact on Holiday Shopping and Travel

  You may have noticed gas prices continue to drop.      And experts say that’s good news for both your wallet and retailers this holiday season. Prices in Montgomery are around the 2.60 mark for a gallon of regular gas. With consumer confidence up, economist Jeff Bates says this holiday shopping season should be one […]

Prattville Student Filling Criminal Complaint Against Phoenix City Officer After Maced in the Face

Story Created: Nov 19, 2014 at 4:51 PM CST Story Updated: Nov 19, 2014 at 4:51 PM CST Article source: http://www.waka.com/news/montgomery-news/Prattville-Student-Filling-Criminal-Complaint-Against-Phoenix-City-Officer-Maced-him-in-the-Face–283260911.html

Raptor Center Auctions Gear Used by Auburn Eagle

Story Created: Nov 19, 2014 at 10:25 AM CST Story Updated: Nov 19, 2014 at 10:25 AM CST Article source: http://www.waka.com/news/montgomery-news/Raptor-Center-Auctions-Gear-Used-by-Auburn-Eagle-283204611.html

Combat Ready: Behind The Gates Of Maxwell Air Force Base

Story Created: Nov 18, 2014 at 6:11 PM CST Story Updated: Nov 18, 2014 at 10:53 PM CST Article source: http://www.waka.com/news/montgomery-news/Combat-Ready-Behind-The-Gates-Of-Maxwell-Air-Force-Base-283124971.html

The Plaza at Centennial Hill Apartments in High Demand

What was once a crime-ridden public housing community downtown is now a 22 million dollar housing development complete with town homes and apartments. Victor Tulane Court was demolished in in 2012 and replaced with the Plaza at Centennial Hill and now the latter is in high demand. The former Victor Tulane Court has been The […]

MPD Charged 2nd Suspect in the City’s Latest Murder

Story Created: Nov 18, 2014 at 5:05 PM CST Story Updated: Nov 18, 2014 at 5:05 PM CST Article source: http://www.waka.com/news/montgomery-news/MPD-Charged-2nd-Suspect-in-the-Citys-Latest-Murder-283115111.html

Strange to Lead Republican AGS in 2 Years

Story Created: Nov 18, 2014 at 10:41 AM CST Story Updated: Nov 18, 2014 at 10:41 AM CST Article source: http://www.waka.com/news/montgomery-news/Strange-to-Lead-Republican-AGS-in-2-Years-283059831.html