In St. Clair County, the preliminary February jobless rate was 3.5 percent, compared to 3.9 in January and 4.0 in February 2018.
PELL CITY – St. Clair County Economic Development Council Director Don Smith laid out some lofty goals for the next five years during a special breakfast Monday morning at the Pell City Municipal Complex.
LINCOLN -- The Logan Martin Lake Protection Association (LMLPA) will hold a general meeting Thursday night at 6 at the Lincoln City Hall to discuss the annual lake cleanup set for March 30 - April 6.
PELL CITY – The Pell City School Board is looking for a new board member after Superintendent Dr. Michael Barber announced that District 5 Board member Jeff Jones resigned from the board.
PELL CITY – Duran North Junior High School history teacher Dana Bloodsworth was recognized Monday as the VFW Alabama Middle School Teacher of the Year for 2018-19.
ST. CLAIR COUNTY -- Leann Ford, a career coach for the St. Clair County school system, was presented the St. Clair County Workforce Champion award for her outstanding support of workforce development.
“It is overwhelmingly clear that the people of Alabama want to vote on a lottery. My proposal would establish a clean lottery -- no casinos and no card or table games of any kind. Half of the lottery’s proceeds would go to education and half to the General Fund budget for state troopers, Medicaid and other agencies. It’s time we let the people vote.”
PELL CITY -- Pell City police Officer Eddie Branham was promoted to sergeant on Friday during a special promotion ceremony inside the Council Chambers at City Hall.
CHILDERSBURG – An inmate who escaped from the Childersburg Work Release Center around 9:45 p.m. Thursday has been recaptured.
CHILDERSBURG -- The Alabama Department of Corrections is searching for an inmate officials say escaped from the Childersburg Work Release Center in Talladega County, according to ABC 33/40.
City officials were forced to change construction companies to replace the Civic Center gymnasium floor after it became apparent the company previously hired could not meet the deadline to complete the work.
PELL CITY -- The Samford String Quartet will perform at the Pell City Public Library next Wednesday for the noon Wild and Wonderful Wednesday program, according to a press release.
BIRMINGHAM – A Springville couple involved in a St. Clair County pill mill scheme entered dual guilty pleas Monday in federal court, according to a press release.
PELL CITY -- A $2 million paving project could be on the horizon after the city manager reported the municipality has a beefy reserve account.
TALLADEGA -- Unemployment rose in both Talladega and St. Clair counties during January, according to a figures released Monday by the Alabama Department of Labor.
School board members interviewed three candidates for the position of Calhoun County Schools superintendent Monday during a special-called board of education meeting. The new superintendent will replace Joe Dyar, who retired late last year.