Downtown Piedmont will soon have a new place to purchase and create art, thanks to a resident who wants to share what she calls her “passion” for painting. The owner of My Sweet Escape Paint Parties and Art, Tiffany Beal, said she hopes to open her studio on 110 W. Ladiga St. in March. Read the full story
Downtown Piedmont will soon have a new place to purchase and create art, thanks to a resident who wants to share what she calls her “passion” for painting. The owner of My Sweet Escape Paint Parties and Art, Tiffany Beal, said she hopes to open her studio on 110 W. Ladiga St. in March.
In a generally routine regular meeting Tuesday night, the Piedmont City Council changed city policy regarding the use of the aquatic center as recreation dominated the discussions.
Calhoun County will see two businesses hold grand openings this week — one a reopening of a Weaver favorite, the other a fresh face to Piedmont.
The Piedmont City Council heard from business owners about the need to bolster the city’s commercial sector during Tuesday night’s meeting.
Conditions weren’t quite polar, but that didn’t keep about 50 “plungers” from hitting the cold water Saturday at the Piedmont Aquatic Center during its sixth annual Polar Plunge.
Piedmont city officials and business owners have debated allowing outdoor alcohol sales over at City Council meetings over the last few months, and don't seem to be closer to a decision.
Councilman Ben Keller made a motion against allowing alcohol consumption and sales outdoors during any downtown event. That motion resulted in a 4-4 split decision, which under the rules means nothing changed.
The Trump administration last week took a permanent step away from Obama-era rules designed to make school lunches healthier. In Piedmont, the change means students will get to keep the chocolate milk they like to drink.
The council heard plans from Nathan Pope, owner of Pope’s Furniture in downtown Piedmont, to form a calendar of potential events for the city. One feature Pope and other business owners want to include at those events is a beer garden.
Known as Calhoun County Amendment 2 on the November ballot, a 64 percent “yes” vote limited cities not entirely within Calhoun County from exercising authority in parts of Calhoun County just past the city limits.
AUBURN -- Piedmont coach Steve Smith and several of his players spoke to reporters after Thursday's 23-12 loss to Flomaton in the Class 3A state finals.
If you had been a Star reader 25 years ago, these sports-page items might have caught your attention. including Piedmont's first-ever trip to the state semifinals.