In a regular meeting the council unanimously approved one ordinance to add no-parking signs along a stretch of Old Piedmont Gadsden Highway near Piedmont High School, and another that will lower the speed limit in the city’s downtown district to 15 mph. Read the full story
In a regular meeting the council unanimously approved one ordinance to add no-parking signs along a stretch of Old Piedmont Gadsden Highway near Piedmont High School, and another that will lower the speed limit in the city’s downtown district to 15 mph.
They’ve been offered free snow cones, a free float down the river, secured recognition at a future Birmingham Barons game and even had Piedmont’s City Council discuss putting up signs at the city’s limits.
Councilman Greg South, who brought up the idea of lowering the limit and made the motion, said the number of people parking along the streets to visit downtown businesses make it a safety concern.
Piedmont residents will no longer deal with a rough ride when travelling downtown, as portions of Center Avenue and Ladiga Street were repaved Wednesday and today.
Stroked Out Diesel Services, a diesel vehicle repair shop based in Cleburne County, on Thursday closed on the purchase of the former Bingo USA building in Piedmont, according to co-owner Michelle Marlow.
Calhoun County's seven mayors spoke at the Chamber of Commerce’s yearly “State of the Cities” event Thursday, where leaders of the area’s seven cities give the public an overview of progress in their towns. Topics ranged from the massive to the mundane
A new free food pantry in Piedmont only has two simple rules: “If you got it, leave it. If you need it, take it,” said Piedmont resident Danny Freeman, who helped establish the pantry.
The city voted to transfer $200,000 to the smart grid account, pairing it with $220,000 already committed by the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority toward purchase of a smart meter system.
Piedmont City Councilman Ben Keller is facing a court hearing later this month after allegedly pointing a gun at a man and threatening to kill him.
Many decades ago, before personal photography and quick phone calls became the norm, postcards were a cheap, friendly and colorful way of letting the folks back home know where you were or where you'd been. A collection of the cards is now being displayed in Calhoun County.