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Children get opportunity to learn about and explore vehicles

Children get opportunity to learn about and explore vehicles

Prattville – The City of Prattville and Prattville Downtown Unlimited present the first annual “Prattville Touch a Truck,” on April 10 from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM along the Creekwalk. The event is designed for children to “touch and explore” various vehicles from local businesses in order to help satisfy their curiosity. It is free […]

Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. vs. Madisonville Mayor Will Cox

Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. vs. Madisonville Mayor Will Cox

Prattville – Mayor Jim Byard Jr. accepted a challenge from Madisonville, Kentucky Mayor Will Cox concerning 2010 Census participation- highest percentage in their prospective cities wins. If the Fountain City loses the bet, Byard will be forced to wear a University of Kentucky sweatshirt to a City Council meeting, but if Prattville wins, Cox dons […]

Autauga County BOE announces plans for Marbury stadium

Autauga County BOE announces plans for Marbury stadium

Prattville – The Autauga County Board of Education held a special session on Thursday at noon to discuss plans for the new Marbury High School stadium. After revisions and recommendations from Greg Faulkner, Autauga County Superintendent, the members voted unanimously to begin construction on the new athletic field. “Marbury being in my district, I am […]

Artists from across Alabama featured at Fountain City Arts Festival

Artists from across Alabama featured at Fountain City Arts Festival

Prattville – The 5th annual Fountain City Arts Festival was held on March 27 at Pratt Park and featured artists Yvonne Wells, Nancy Raia, Charlie Lucas, Russell Everett, and She-She, among others. Vendors selling seafood, BBQ, shaved ice, hot dogs, funnel cakes, and roasted corn kept the festivalgoers from getting hungry. The Prattville Pops, Simply […]

Stars fell on Alabama

Stars fell on Alabama

Montgomery, AL –About a thousand people were treated to some of the best the music world has to offer during the Alabama Music Hall of Fame’s 13th Induction Banquet and Awards show Thursday night at the Renaissance Convention Center. David Johnson, executive director of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, which is located in Tuscumbia, […]

Candidates interviewed for open Autauga BOE seat

Candidates interviewed for open Autauga BOE seat

Prattville – Seven applicants vying for the vacant District 1 position on the Autauga County School Board were interviewed Tuesday night during a special session. A decision is expected to be made during the regular school board meeting on March 25. The board seat has been unoccupied since Tammy Starnes officially stepped down on March […]

RecycleBank pitches program to Prattville

RecycleBank pitches program to Prattville

Prattville – RecycleBank, a company that motivates people to reprocess their trash by rewarding them with redeemable points, would like to become the exclusive recycler for the residents in Prattville. The idea is to increase recycling rates by offering incentives for consumers. A resident activates an account by signing up; points are accrued for recycling, […]

No Idling Campaign kicks off in Prattville

No Idling Campaign kicks off in Prattville

Prattville – The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the Alabama Department of Education (ALDOE) have partnered to develop a program that will protect the health of children and ensure clean air at schools in the state. A press conference was held at Prattville Primary School this […]

Honor Flight veterans prepare for fourth journey

Honor Flight veterans prepare for fourth journey

Prattville – Members of “The Greatest Generation” gathered at the Doster Memorial Community Center Sunday afternoon to register, receive orientation, and pick up an itinerary for Prattville’s fourth Honor Flight scheduled for April 17. Approximately eighty World War II veterans, wishing to visit Washington, D.C. and see the memorial dedicated specifically to them, were in […]

Grayson Russell attends premiere in Prattville of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Grayson Russell attends premiere in Prattville of <em>Diary of a Wimpy Kid</em>

Prattville – Hundreds of children of all ages lined up to get an autograph and catch a glimpse of Grayson Russell, the adorable eleven-year-old actor who came to the Prattville Carmike Cinema Friday night for the premiere of his latest film, Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Four theater screens were available to accommodate the large […]

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