There’s already a feeling around town that only the holidays can bring. The performing arts, including sacred music and a comedy with gospel music, help express this excitement and celebration. Hear the words and songs in these presentations and make them your own.

A proposed Children’s Reading Room at the Houston Cole Library at Jacksonville State University can be not only a dynamic facility for elementary school children but an educational tool that fosters a love for reading in children throughout east central Alabama.

Based on the Tony Awards format, the 11th annual Randy Awards were held at Garfrerick’s Café on Tuesday night. The event was a time to applaud the volunteers who brought last season’s CAST community theater productions to the stage. The emcees were Michelle Bain, awards chairman, and Chris Hartley.