“It’s going to be a low turnout,” Dial predicted. “When there’s no governor’s race at the top of the ballot, it’s hard to get people interested in going out to vote.”
Competing against each other, the participants made their way to six known docks and one mystery dock, collecting playing cards that were used to make the best hand they could.
He said he sold candy, chips and sodas to students. By the end of the school year, the youth had made a profit of $367.
According to a Friday announcement from the Alabama Department of Labor, the state had about 2.04 million workers in May — the same as it had 10 years ago, shortly before the 2008 Great Recession hit and left millions of Americans unemployed.
City Manager Brian Muenger said the increase in deposits will help reduce the amount of unpaid balances from customers who move and don’t pay their water bills.
People can adopt a dog or cat at the special summer discount price Friday and next Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. or Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
“The purpose of this event is to ensure that ham operators can set their station up and be able to operate on other power sources, other than commercial power, like generators, solar, etc.…” said Lee Ann Brooks with the Bald Rock Amateur Radio Club.
“We aren’t upset with anyone, the city or the county,” said Payton Lewis, chief fiscal officer for the Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama Inc.
City Manager Brian Muenger said the amendment streamlines the municipality’s parking regulations, reducing restrictions to only four areas in the downtown district.
Janet Peoples, assistant director with the Public Transportation Department, said the department was reapplying for two grants from the Alabama Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2019.
A Pell City man has been arrested and charged with two counts of murder after law-enforcement officials discovered two bodies at a walking track in Cook Springs Saturday.
"I’ve had cases where I’ve made decisions, and the general public didn’t agree with you. But we made the decision that was according to the law and what was best for everybody involved.”
“It’s a safe sport, but you can get in over your head in a hurry. Always paddle with someone who is more experienced than you.”
“She was a great mentor and provided excellent leadership for us. She was just a great person. She would bend over backwards to help you anyway she could. Personally, she became a really good friend.”
The accident was worked by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Assisting were the Ashville Police Department, Ashville Fire & Rescue, St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and Pell City Fire & Rescue.
PELL CITY -- The splash pad at Lakeside Park in Pell City keeps folks wet and cool during the hot summer days.
An argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend Wednesday has left the women in a Birmingham hospital suffering from shotgun wounds and the man accused of pulling the trigger behind bars.
“Our credit rating is really a big ticket item. Our credit has always been very good. We just recently received an upgrade to A1. That’s a very high credit rating.”
Braidyn Lazenby is the reigning Miss St. Clair Area, and this week she is competing in the Miss Alabama Pageant on the campus of Samford University. The finals of the week-long event take place Saturday.