Popular Selma Restaurant Owner Drowns in Valley Grande

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Dallas County authorities are investigating the accidental drowning of a Valley Grande man. The victim in the case — was the owner of a popular Selma restaurant — and he was well-known throughout the community. “Everybody knows him. I mean, this is a staple restaurant in our area. I mean, he did so much for…

‘The Market at John Hall’ Gets Renovations Before Re-Opening

The Market at John Hall store formally known as John E Hall General Merchandise is getting some renovations and will be opening back up in the pike road community. The john hall store is a historic location where locals traded goods and collected mail. It is now being transformed into a place for the community to gather once again.

Local Businesses Looking to Hire for Busy Holiday Season

Many businesses around the country are seeking extra help this holiday season! Officials with the Alabama Retail Association say the demand gets higher starting in the month of November for businesses, especially with huge sales like Black Friday. Though retail isn’t the only area that sees a large crowd for the holidays. “A lot of times it gets standing room…

New Restaurant in Valley Grande Getting Rave Reviews

There’s a new — healthier — food option available for people to choose from in Dallas County. Foodies have been raving about a new food spot in Valley Grande. So, I took a trip up there to check it out. Savory Edge Specialty Eatery — features a variety of sandwiches — classic soups — and salads. The eatery has been…

Selma Restaurant Takes Business on the Road During Pandemic

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Restaurants everywhere are struggling to survive — due to the effect that Covid-19 has had on business. But one Selma restaurant is managing to stay afloat by taking it’s business — out on the road. Before COVID-19 — Tally-Ho Restaurant was one of Selma’s most popular restaurants. Even though its located off the beaten path….

Montgomery Restaurant Expands on how the Pandemic is Affecting Business

The Cork and Cleaver restaurant continues to recover from lost income and customer support after being closed down for two months due to the pandemic. After Governor Ivey issued her first stay at home order, the restaurant provided takeout service for a short time, but said it was not financially substantial. The restaurant fully closed down in March and did…

Man Dies of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound Inside Prattville Restaurant

Prattville police have confirmed that a man is dead via a self-inflicted gunshot. Prattville police say a man was seated inside Cindy’s Cafe in the 200 block of S. Court St., when officers, who were already inside eating lunch, noticed he had a gun. The man produced the weapon and as the officers tried to intervene, the man shot himself….

Taco Mama Opening Montgomery Location Monday

The City of Montgomery is welcoming a new restaurant to the city. Birmingham originated restaurant, Taco Mama, will soon be open for business. The restaurant will officially be open on Monday, January 27. The restaurant will be located in the Peppertree Plaza Shopping Center. Taco Mama is a Mexican style restaurant with several locations throughout the Alabama, Tennessee, and North…