At the opening of the 2016 football season, as Southeastern Conference schools went down to defeat or won sloppily, one of the few teams that showed the sort of grit for which past conference teams have been famous was the University of Alabama in its victory over the University of Southern …
PRESCOTT -- Husband and wife Carlos and Jane Ballard, of Hoover, recently donated a 2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport to the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Boys Ranch.
PRESCOTT -- Around 50 people were in attendance at the bi-monthly luncheon last week at the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Boys Ranch in Prescott.
ASHVILLE -- Ashville High School senior Harley Norton was recognized by the Ashville City Council recently for leading 17 members of Boy Scout Troop 845 in a massive cleanup of Canoe Creek and the Ashville bridges area.
Robert Davis, the director of the Genealogy Program at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, will present a genealogy workshop Saturday at the Pell City Public Library.
PELL CITY -- Pell City Center for Education and the Performing Arts Director Jeff Thompson said Wednesday there are still a limited number of tickets available for two of its upcoming performances.
PELL CITY -- Ann’s New Life Center for Women in Pell City played host a coffee Friday to announce it was receiving a new ultrasound machine in the near future.
PELL CITY -- Seven St. Vincent’s St. Clair Auxiliary members were recognized Tuesday for their service to the nonprofit organization that provides volunteer services to the local hospital in Pell City and also raises money for college scholarships for local students who are going into the me…
SYLACAUGA – Looking for a unique piece of art? Then come out for The Arc of South Talladega County’s second annual Art Auction, “Country Life.”
Discounting road rage incidents and Black Friday shopping mall free-for-alls, close encounters with strangers can be among the funniest or touching of experiences.
SYLACAUGA – The “History Your Way” Brown Bag Adult Lecture Series will continue Wednesday at noon at B.B. Comer Memorial Library.
“I think you can have a field day with this one,” my Kentucky friend wrote when he sent me the link to an article that called attention to “The Rise of Marriage for One.”
PELL CITY -- In the spirit of the football season, the Pell City Library will welcome legendary retired Pell City High School head football coach Pete Rich, who will share his “Memories from the Playing Field and Beyond” at a program scheduled for noon Wednesday.
CHILDERSBURG -- Alpine native Emma Garrett Allen will hold a book signing for her debut book, “Faith to Remove Mountains,” at Rainwater Library.
SYLACAUGA -- The Central Alabama Writers Guild Alliance is presenting its annual Young Writers’ Short Story Competition, open to students in grades nine-12.
TALLADEGA -- The Talladega Optimist Club is seeking nominations for young people (up to high school age), anywhere in Talladega County, to recognize for their accomplishments at a Youth Appreciation Event. Home-schooled students are also eligible.
TALLADEGA -- The Talladega Parks and Recreation Department is planning a trip for seniors to visit the Ark Experience and Creation Museum in Kentucky.
SYLACAUGA -- The Sylacauga Beautification Council received a $2,000 grant from Alabama Power to help the council move forward on another project for the city.