St. Clair County saw a drop in its jobless rate as well, from 3.7 percent in August to 3.4 last month. Unemployment in St. Clair was up a notch when measured year-over-year, as the September 2017 rate was 3.3.
The vigil is being held in conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
The closures will be between the St. Clair Springs exit (milepost 156) and the Etowah County line (milepost 175). The closures were announced in a pair of press releases Friday.
PELL CITY -- It was signing day at Town and Country Ford on Thursday as two young men officially signed scholarships which will pay all of their tuition for the Ford Automotive Student Service Education Training (ASSET) Program at Lawson State Community College in Bessemer.
Mayor William “Butch” Isley said the pay increase will help retain city employees, who are sometimes lured away by higher pay offers from other municipalities, as well as from businesses in the private sector.
The last Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race to be decided at Talladega by more than a one-second edge was July 29, 1984, when Dale Earnhardt Sr. steered his blue-and-yellow Wrangler’s Chevy home 1.66 seconds ahead of Buddy Baker.
The cab of a 2007 Freightliner tractor trailer apparently caught fire on the eastbound side of I-20 at mile marker 155, just outside of Pell City, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.
The building is eligible for the grant because of its placement on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the only structure left on the former Avondale Mills plant site, which the municipality now owns.
While in Pell City, Rogers took time to speak to the St. Clair Times Editorial Board. Here are his responses to several questions that were asked.
Roe spent 31 years and seven months in public service, mainly in the St. Clair County Probate Office. She started her career on Oct. 16, 1989, and was hired by Probate Judge Wallace Wyatt Jr.
City Manager Brian Muenger said the area DroneTek will occupy is the former Pell City Board of Education office space on the second floor, about 8,000 square feet.
During a National Hiring Event on Thursday, Oct. 18, Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s locations across the U.S. and Canada will conduct on-site interviews during normal business hours. The Bass Pro Shops location in Leeds will be among those participating.
The 192-acre former golf course has basically remained dormant since 2014, when the city almost finalized a 10-year lease agreement with The Lemak Group to possibly take over the facility as a public golf course, but negotiations broke down after final details could not be ironed out.