With hot, dry days come many problems for many home gardeners across the state.
Members of the Talladega County Central High/Talladega County Training School Class of 1966 celebrated their Golden Class Reunion on May 19-22.
This probably happened back in 2012. I don't believe I have written a column on it, but I did put it on Facebook at that time.
TALLADEGA COUNTY -- The tuition bill for two local college students will be a little lower in August thanks to scholarships awarded through the Alfa Foundation.
ALPINE -- Emily Nestor, technology integration specialist at Winterboro High School, has received a $1,000 Grants in Place award for her STEAM Project,which will take place during the 2016-17 academic year.
SYLACAUGA -- Caleb Dates and Chase Merkel are the first two of the five young men sponsored by American Legion Post 45 in Sylacauga to report back to the veterans on their experience at Boys State.
SYLACAUGA -- Jaylun Thomas, of Sylacauga, was awarded the Talladega County Farmers Federation Women's Leadership Committee Scholarship in the amount of $1,500.
TALLADEGA -- The Armstrong-Osborne Library in Talladega has just made a leap into new technology, thanks to a grant obtained through the federal Library Service Technology Act.
Whether true or stretched to the point of absurdity, most fish tales begin after the catch is reeled in. Southern men, storytellers by birthright, tend to stretch their fish tales and associated fish tails longer in direct proportion to the stretch of time between the catching and the telling.
Miss Childersburg, Julianna Moreno, participated in this year’s Miss Alabama pageant this past week. Moreno, 20, is a native of Mount Olive.
Miss Sylacauga, Laura Machen, participated in this year’s Miss Alabama this past week. Machen, 20, is a native of Sylacauga and is pursuing her education career at Troy University.
The former Miss Talladega County and current Miss Shelby County, Hayley Barber, was crowned 2016 Miss Alabama on Saturday night at Samford University.
Recently, you might recall, I did a piece about pickup trucks in which I observed that truck names were chosen to appeal to the good ol’ boy – “Ram,” “Silverado” and such.
The Sylacauga Beautification Council presented the Big C Award to Dr. Todd Freeman and the Sylacauga Board of Education for the month of June.
SPRINGVILLE – Moody’s Amanda Carpenter was named the 2017 St. Clair County Distinguished Young Woman Saturday. Carpenter won over nine other participants.
PELL CITY -- Pell City High School JROTC cadets recently completed the six-day JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge at Fort McClellan.
Caitlyn McTier has been chosen to represent Sylacauga at the 2016 session of American Legion Auxiliary Alabama Girls State, held on the campus of the University of Alabama.