Moody suffered only minor damage from the storm's powerful winds, most of which occurred on Moody Parkway.
According to an Alabama Power spokesman, about one third of the utility’s customers statewide were without service at some point Thursday.
During a somewhat informal program in between the council work session and regular meeting Monday, people who have worked with McGowan throughout the years came to speak about the impact he has had on the city.
PELL CITY -- With Tropical Storm Zeta hitting the area overnight Wednesday, several Pell City residents were left dealing with damage Thursday morning.
Pell City Schools, which closed Thursday due to power outages at three schools, will resume classes Friday, as will all but one school in the St. Clair County system.
PELL CITY— St. Clair County Judge Phillip Seay has announced that both St. Clair County courthouses will be open Thursday despite storm damage and power outages.
Thursday, 6:22 p.m. update: Pell City Schools will be closed today, Thursday, Oct. 29, due to three schools in the system -- Coosa Valley Elementary, Walter M. Kennedy Elementary and Williams Intermediate -- being without power, according to Superintendent Dr. James Martin.
Last week, the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles heard petitions from some 110 state inmates, including seven with convictions in Talladega or St. Clair counties. All seven were turned down
Northeast Alabama should be outside a tornado risk area as Tropical Storm Zeta crosses the state Wednesday night, though high wind gusts are still a concern.
Organizers for Sunday’s Veterans and First Responders Parade and Day of Celebration say the event was a resounding success.
Major expenses include those for Municipal Court ($34,381.89), utilities for city parks ($12,272) and total salaries and wages for city workers ($655,902).
Along with saying goodbye to outgoing Mayor William “Butch” Isley Jr. and outgoing Councilman David Jones, the Springville council also looked at several amendments to city ordinances during its meeting Oct. 19.
The Brizendines live at 560 Riverview Drive, and the yard is open to visitors from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each day through Halloween.
The final meeting of the outgoing Springville City Council on Oct. 19 was punctuated by goodbyes from Mayor William “Butch” Isley Jr. and Councilman David Jones.
The St. Clair County Board of Education during its regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 20, discussed a new uniform grading system and updates on the hybrid learning program.
Failing to register as a sex offender is an class C felony in Alabama, punishable upon conviction by one year and one day to 10 years in prison.
ST. CLAIR COUNTY -- The Odenville man accused of killing the son of the St. Clair County district attorney has been indicted by a grand jury on two counts of capital murder.
The Pell City Board of Education took time out of its regular meeting Tuesday night to say goodbye to outgoing board members Tammie Williams and Eldon Hall.
The St. Clair County Commission during its regular meeting Thursday approved a proposal to build a new jail in Pell City at a cost not to exceed $25 million.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause havoc with all sorts of routines or events, one holiday tradition will continue unabated: Operation Christmas Child.
Of the 109 state inmates who had hearings before the Board of Pardons and Paroles last week, six had convictions in either Talladega or St. Clair counties, and only one was granted parole.
St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell said a 3-year-old girl was pronounced dead at 8 p.m. Monday at Children’s of Alabama in Birmingham