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September 22, 2014

The Piedmont Journal

Council gives OK to sell current fire truck to buy a new one

The City Council here on Tuesday voted to give the fire chief permission to sell the department’s truck and buy a new one.

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Ceremony honors those who died for America

Like his parents and grandparents, Jacksonville State University president Dr. Bill Meehan remembers where he was when America was touched by tragedy.Speaking at a Healing and Remembrance Ceremony Thursday morning at the city cemetery, Meehan said his grandparents remembered where they were when the luxury liner Lusitanian was torpedoed by Germans on May 7, 1915. That incident took the lives of 1,198 and left 761 survivors. Comments (0)


No. 3 Piedmont eyes No. 5 Glencoe

The most challenging and most important game of the season so far awaits Piedmont Friday night. The Bulldogs, still ranked No. 3 in the current Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 3A poll, travel to Glencoe for a crucial 3A, Region 6 game against the Yellow Jackets. Glencoe moved up one place in this week’s poll to No. 5 after mashing Westbrook Christian 56-0 last week.   Comments (0)