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Jesus, Blue, and a Book Festival too

Jesus, Blue, and a Book Festival too

Montgomery, AL – About fifty novelists, poets, playwrights, non-fiction and short story writers took part in the Alabama Book Festival at Old Alabama Town in the Capital City on Saturday. According to Nancy Anderson, member of the Book Festival planning committee, the event operates smoothly because of volunteers. “This year we aimed for 150 volunteers, […]

Twenty horns a honkin’

Twenty horns a honkin’

Prattville – Twenty trucks (and a police car thrown into the mix) were parked in the Creekwalk area for Prattville’s Touch a Truck event on a beautiful sunny Saturday. Hundreds of excited and inquisitive children brought their parents so that they could check out the many vehicles on display. Touch a Truck Day has been […]

Cross-country runner for arthritis makes stop in Prattville

Cross-country runner for arthritis makes stop in Prattville

Prattville – Patrick McGlade is running across the country to raise money for the Arthritis Foundation, but stopped long enough on Monday for Mayor Jim Byard Jr. to welcome him to the city and to issue a proclamation in his honor. “I declare this to be Patrick McGlade day and that means that you can […]

Lawsuit on Tuesday’s Prattville City Council agenda

Lawsuit on Tuesday’s Prattville City Council agenda

Prattville – Councilman Mike Renegar will introduce a resolution during the next Council meeting to authorize the City attorney to file suit against Lexon Insurance Company for the completion of Eastwood Subdivision. Eastwood is located directly behind the Prattville Town Center and runs along the perimeter of the Robert Trent Jones golf course. The councilman […]

Country Crossing responds to Riley’s rally

Country Crossing responds to Riley’s rally

Dothan, AL – Two rallies were held yesterday in Montgomery at the State House for activists, concerned citizens, gambling, and anti-gambling supporters as the legislature was debating gaming legislation concerning electronic bingo. Governor Bob Riley teamed with the Citizens for a Better Alabama, a families advocate group and lobbying organization, to head up the first […]

Demonstrators rally at the Alabama State House over bingo issue

Demonstrators rally at the Alabama State House over bingo issue

Montgomery, AL – The bingo issue drew supporters and opponents from across Alabama as they convened on the State House Tuesday afternoon to voice their views and opinions on gambling in the state. Governor Bob Riley addressed hundreds of gambling opponents at the State House earlier today, but most of his statements were drowned out […]

Downtown Prattville eatery closes

Downtown Prattville eatery closes

Prattville – MarChelle’s Bistro & Bakery served its final meal in its current location on Saturday, January 30, according to owner Mark Taylor, who cited a number of reasons why his restaurant will be moving to another site. “I had some difficulties with my landlord, the foot traffic at night was not what we had […]

Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. and Whit Moncrief

Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. and Whit Moncrief

Float in Mardi Gras parade

Float in Mardi Gras parade

2010 Miss Fountain City Jessica Brookshire

2010 Miss Fountain City Jessica Brookshire

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