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Prattville CityFest 2010 starts Friday night at Creekwalk

Prattville CityFest 2010 starts Friday night at Creekwalk

Prattville – Bring your lawn chairs, family, and friends to the Creekwalk on April 30 and May 1 to enjoy the 24th annual Celebration of Prattville CityFest. The opening ceremony at 6:45 Friday evening will be followed by a free concert featuring the Tip Tops. Many food vendors including Chris’ Famous Hot Dogs, Spitfire BBQ […]

American Red Cross reaches out to states hardest hit by tornadoes

American Red Cross reaches out to states hardest hit by tornadoes

Montgomery, AL – The American Red Cross is providing shelter, food, and comfort to people across the south after a major severe weather outbreak swept through the area over the weekend. States affected included Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee, and South Carolina. Mississippi was the hardest hit when a deadly tornado claimed at least ten […]

Prattville Arts Center will feature works of Margrete Barnes Vause

Prattville Arts Center will feature works of Margrete Barnes Vause

Prattville – On May 1, the Prattauga Art Guild will present the “Come Home to Alabama” exhibit, featuring regionally acclaimed artist Margrete Barnes Vause at the Creative Arts Center in downtown Prattville. This art show will be part of the State of Alabama Tourism Department’s celebration of “2010-The Year of Small Towns and Downtowns.” Vause, […]

Our Prattville Exclusive Interview with Ray Boles: Candidate cites job creation as impetus for Alabama Senate run

<em>Our Prattville</em> Exclusive Interview with Ray Boles: Candidate cites job creation as impetus for Alabama Senate run

Prattville – Ray Boles, Republican candidate for Senate in District 30, is the son of Ronnie and Pat Boles of Prattville. Boles has a twin brother, Ron, who is an officer with the City’s Police Department and a sister, Donna Boles Finch, an Autaugaville schoolteacher. The Prattville native is the proprietor of Prattville Carpet and […]

Prattville Relay for Life shortened by inclement weather

Prattville Relay for Life shortened by inclement weather

Prattville – Friday night’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life kicked off at the East YMCA in Prattville in spite of the threat of severe weather, but rain and lightning forced the tents down early at about 9:30 PM. A crowd of several hundred, including cancer survivors and caregivers, attended before the event was precluded. […]

Kohl’s announces Prattville store opening date

Kohl’s announces Prattville store opening date

Prattville – Kohl’s department store, to be located at The Exchange at Home Place in front of Academy Sports and Hobby Lobby, will be open for business on September 26, according to a recently erected sign. “I am excited that Kohl’s will be added to our retail lineup,” said Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. “They […]

Our Prattville Pets of the Week at the Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter: Buddy and Kylee

<em>Our Prattville</em> Pets of the Week at the Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter: Buddy and Kylee

The Our Prattville feline Pet of the Week is Buddy, a beautiful one-year-old male Domestic Short Hair. His luxurious fur is solid white, but he has a black tail and a couple of black spots on his face and leg. Unfortunately, Buddy’s owner was unable to afford the upkeep of an animal any longer in […]

At the Movies: April 23, 2010

At the Movies: April 23, 2010

Date Night: Comedy, show times are 4:55, 7:10 and 9:35, rated PG-13 for sexual and crude content throughout, language, some violence and a drug reference. Film stars Steve Carell, Tina Fey, and Mark Wahlberg – In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple’s attempt at a glamorous and romantic […]

Rebecca St. James in concert Friday night at First Baptist Church in Prattville

Rebecca St. James in concert Friday night at First Baptist Church in Prattville

Prattville – Christian pop singer/songwriter actor and author Rebecca St. James will be appearing in concert at Prattville’s First Baptist Church on Friday, April 23. The event’s sponsors include Hobby Lobby, Walmart, Larry Puckett, and River Bank & Trust, and money raised will benefit Grace Place Pregnancy Center and Mission: Pre-Born. The faith-based Grace Center’s […]

Callaway Gardens’ splendor captured on canvas

Callaway Gardens’ splendor captured on canvas

Pine Mountain, GA – Twenty-four notable plein air (French for “open air”) artists from across the United States were invited to Callaway Gardens last week to capture the beauty of spring on canvas. These acrylic, oil, and water painters had more than 20,000 blooming azaleas at their disposal to entice their creative senses at the […]

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