CHILDERSBURG -- The City Council this week approved five expenditures totaling up to almost $19,000 for the new girls softball field.
According to a press release, “The 45,000 square-foot building is located on the college campus at 130 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. It features 103 suites for approximately 201 students, group study rooms and lounges and energy-efficient features such as LED lighting and access control cards for entry.”
The discussion stemmed from plans to build a park for fishing tournaments on property already acquired by the city near Logan Martin Lake.
Capt. John McCoy said the victim reported the suspect was a 33-year-old woman who he characterized as an acquaintance. The victim knew the suspect by a nickname but was not sure of her real name.
Irwin said five guns were stolen from four vehicles in the past week, including two firearms from one vehicle in the Shadydale community this past weekend.
The issue at hand Monday was how decisions are made regarding the fund and how much discretion the County Commission actually has.
“It’s is a tremendous honor for me to serve alongside the men and women in this office who do the work every day,” Kilgore said after being sworn in. “It is a great vote of confidence from the people of this county."
Talladega Police are asking for help in locating a 16-year-old girl last seen late Sunday night or early Monday morning on Flying L Ranch Road.
"I credit the Talladega County NAACP Freedom Fighters and the citizens of Talladega for standing with and behind me. I'm grateful for them."
Brenda Braxton has lived in Cropwell the past 17 years. She is a member of New Life Assembly of God in Westover.
“As a city, it is incredibly important for our citizens to have local options for entertainment. This will allow people to enjoy a night out with their family, without having to leave St. Clair County.” -- Brian Muenger, city manager, Pell City
Rogers said his mobile office in Pell City will be open at City Hall the fourth Tuesday of each month from 9 -11 a.m. The next visit in Pell City will be Jan. 22.
The boards are: Board of Adjustments & Appeals (four positions), Historical Commission (two positions), Commercial Development Authority (three positions), Board of Education (one position), Industrial Development Board (three positions) and Tree Commission (three positions).
Saturday, the ASB wrestlers will host Talladega, Lincoln, White Plains and Piedmont for the Redskins’ annual homecoming wrestling tournament.
Buddy Simpkins will bring a “who’s who” of musicians to join him in playing for the enjoyment of Comer Library’s brown bag audience.
He said the Chamber is focusing on three big events for the upcoming year, including the annual Block Party, Christmas Parade and the annual Awards Banquet.
And, to kick off 2019 – Talladega Superspeedway’s 50th anniversary -- his team has been bolstered with the hiring of Jason Payne, a transplant from Homestead-Miami (Florida) Speedway, as the director of operations, the position McWilliams previously held.
Talladega County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating two residential burglaries and thefts on Lake Ridge Lane outside Talladega, according to incident and offense reports.