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December 26, 2014

The Piedmont Journal

Aging sewers to be repaired

The City Council agreed Tuesday to use almost half a million dollars in federal grant money to make repairs to its aging sewer system.The repairs will be made to lines buried underground near Gadsden and Alabama streets and Fifth, Fourth, Third and Second avenues, where rainwater sometimes seeps into the lines through cracks, said Jesse McKnight, superintendent of the Water Works, Gas and Sewer Department.

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  • 2nd Annual Polar Plunge set

    The city is gearing up for the 2nd Annual Piedmont Polar Plunge at 10 a.m. on Jan. 3 at the Piedmont Aquatic Center. The plunge will benefit V…

    • icon Updated: December 17
  • With Love Boutique makes parade t-shirts

    Christine Hall at With Love Boutique missed Piedmont’s Christmas parade this year. She meant to watch it, but she was busy getting 150 t-shirt…

    • icon Updated: December 10

Sports

Piedmont remains unbeaten in area

Wins at Weaver on Dec. 9 and at Pleasant Valley Friday carried the Piedmont boys to 3-0 in Class 3A, Area 12 play. In both the two games the Bulldogs held big leads at halftime, saw those leads shrink in the third quarter then pulled away again in the fourth.

Opinion

DANIEL GARDNER: A discussion about real American values

Democrats in the Senate, led by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), departed Washington in a tantrum, breaking political windows, burning bridges, and creating general havoc for the media circus. Democrats lost their 8-year tenure of supremacy in the ‘deliberative’ house of congress, and decided not to go quietly into any good night.

Community

PHS secretary enjoys being around students

Teresa Christopher couldn’t be happier with the job she’s had for the past 19 years. That’s how long she’s worked at Piedmont High School.Teresa is probably the first person anyone sees when they enter the school. As secretary and bookkeeper, her office is the first one seen upon entering the school. She said she enjoys her job immensely.

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