“This commission always tries to level-fund. But they are very sensitive to what capital assets are being requested. We are also receiving personnel requests, but that is always in each budget. We are just looking at what we can afford."
According to Dowell’s resume, he has served as Headland Elementary assistant principal since 2014 under the Henry County Board of Education. Headland Elementary has about 800 students.
Thursday afternoon, firefighters were dispatched to the site of the new student center on the Talladega College campus, where a scissor lift had apparently caught fire.
Robbery in the first degree is a class A felony in Alabama, punishable upon conviction by 20 to 99 years in prison.
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“We’ve had a good turnout for both the breakfast and lunch sessions. It remains a need in our system and our surrounding communities. We are hoping to continue to grow the program and offer it again next summer.”
Community member Eddie Duncan launched the annual back-to-school party at Edythe Sims Park almost two decades ago; it includes not only games, music and food, but also a major giveaway of school supplies for young scholars from kindergarten to college.
Alabama’s 14th annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is ongoing from Friday until midnight Sunday, with certain back-to-school items being sold without sales tax statewide.
Darby had pursued and apparently thought he had the head coaching position at White Plains. But he failed to receive enough votes to be hired during a Calhoun County Board of Education hearing Tuesday.
Board Chairman Ray Miller said he met with Frank Farmer of the Alabama Department of Transportation, which was considering a $400,000 to $500,000 grant to build a new hangar.
“We invite Talladega County businesses, civic groups and residents to join our annual fundraising event. We offer three levels to choose from: Red is $1,000, White is $500 and Blue is $300."
This year’s event will be the fourth annual Christmas on the Square and the first to be handled entirely in-house. In previous years, the council has worked with an outside agency in planning and putting on the event.
SYLACAUGA — Members of the Sylacauga Board of education during a brief called meeting Wednesday unanimously approved multiple personnel actions, including the hiring of Chad Littleton as the new assistant principal at Nichols-Lawson Middle School.
Lincoln Parks and Recreation Director Roben Duncan announced at Tuesday morning’s council work session that the department received a $15,000 grant for park improvements.
The Childersburg City Council on Wednesday authorized Mayor Ken Wesson to apply for a $900,000 grant that would cover sewer replacement, upgrades, and repairs as necessary in lower-income communities in Coosa Court and Bates Addition.
Talladega police have made an arrest in one of four recent robberies that began with transactions on Facebook Marketplace and similar social media commerce sites.
Robbery in the first degree is a class A felony in Alabama, punishable upon conviction by 20 to 99 years or life in prison.
On Aug. 27, Talladega residents will head to the polls to elect a mayor, five City Council members and five members of the Board of Education.
“I can’t make any comment on that right now” -- Talladega City Schools Superintendent Tony Ball on who will be Talladega High's head football coach when the 2019 season gets underway.
“They have really gotten to know our students and teachers, and have built outstanding relationships with them. They have become part of our staff and are a fixture in the lives of our students."