The Talladega City Council will hold its next meeting via Zoom on Monday, Aug. 3, starting at 5 p.m.
While educators are figuring out how to safely return to school, one principal wants to make sure kids remember to laugh and enjoy life, even during a worldwide pandemic.
According to fire Chief Danny Warwick, the tree blocked traffic and took down area telephone lines but otherwise did not cause any injuries or property damage.
Next week, the board is scheduled to hear another 118 requests, including 10 more cases connected to Talladega or St. Clair.
With schools starting back next month, local systems are returning to a question they have had to answer before, namely, how do they feed students without exposing them to COVID-19.
The investigation was still ongoing Friday evening, and the details of the events leading up to the shooting remained unclear.
As of Friday afternoon, the answer across the board seems to be they will be providing meals, but the details still have to be worked out.
A Childersburg woman who pleaded guilty to murder and robbery in 1997 is up for parole next week, according to the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles.
The shelter is behind the old Lincoln High School gym, which is used as a community center. The shelter will be able to hold 177 people and is the first within Lincoln’s city limits.
St. Clair County Chief Assistant District Attorney Mike Anderton argued against the suspect receiving bond, saying she was a danger to the public and it was likely she would run if released.
The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two teenage girls who ran away from a foster home in the Childersburg area earlier this month.
A bond hearing for Marquisha Tyson, 28, of Birmingham, was held at the Ashville Courthouse on Wednesday, and she is awaiting a verdict from Judge Bill Weathington.
Robbery in the first degree and kidnapping in the first degree are both class A felonies in Alabama, punishable upon conviction by 20 to 99 years or life in prison.
The first of two calls Saturday was to a downed cable line across Arnold Street. The line was cut and removed after determining it was not a power line.
The Lincoln City Council has approved nearly $8 million in general obligation warrants to pay for various park projects around the municipality.
According to Superintendent Dr. Jon Segars, the school system will be receiving funds totaling about $1.6 million, including funding under the federal CARES Act and advanced technology funding from the state.
Alabama residents will need to keep their masks on through August, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday, and school children will be required to wear them as well.
During its previous meeting July 14, the commission approved a letter to Gov. Kay Ivey requesting she appoint Mize to the District 4 seat. The governor honored that request.
Jeff Thompson, executive director of CEPA, told the council the center intends to have Black Jacket put on Queen’s “A Night at the Opera,” featuring Marc Martel, as an outdoor, socially distanced event.
The project is the brainchild of this year’s Leadership Sylacauga class and was presented to the City Council during its meeting Thursday.
LifeSaver is based in Sylacauga and is a subsidiary of Air Methods, the premier provider of air medical transport in the nation headquartered in Denver.