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. Read the full story
Raider Time at Pleasant Valley and a similar time blockat Weaver Elementary has earned both schools recognition this month by the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools.
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.
Dalton Ray Summers, 20, of Weaver was charged with promoting prison contraband in the third degree after he was caught delivering six bundles of tobacco to an inmate who is charged with murder.
The Weaver Christmas parade has been moved to 2 p.m. on Sunday, according to Mayor Wayne Willis. The parade had been previously slated for Saturday morning, but a 100 percent chance of thundershowers throughout the day caused Willis to reschedule.
Piedmont Elementary School was presented a $650 check Thursday morning for finishing in first and second place in a contest sponsored by the Agency for Substance Abuse Prevention.
The Weaver Fire Department has been in its current home for more than six decades, but a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday evening marked a new chapter for the volunteer unit.
Its appearance was enough to cause panic on a band practice field around 5 p.m., when Weaver High School band members who had gathered for a competition saw it being waved around by an unknown teen.
More than 300 children from three counties came to the Boys and Girls ClubS of East Central Alabama’s annual back to school bash. The event gave the children one more blast of excitement for the summer, but also free supplies to start their new school year.
A Weaver woman recently charged in a 30-year-old Indiana homicide was arraigned in court on Monday. Barbara Brewster, 55, of Weaver, appeared before a St. Joseph County magistrate in Indiana on Monday and was ordered held without bond.
A severe thunderstorm this afternoon knocked down trees, cut power and damaged buildings across Calhoun County, emergency officials reported.
A Calhoun County grand jury this month indicted a former Weaver High School teacher on a charge of engaging in a sexual relationship with a student, her attorney said on Thursday.
This week, one local minister reacted to the religious charges, which stem primarily from Sessions’ actions in relation to harsh tactics used at the U.S.-Mexico border. Sessions is a member of a United Methodist church in Mobile.