SPRINGVILLE — The Springville City Council met for its regular meeting Monday, approving $5,000 in educational funding to train two of its firefighters to become needed paramedics.
SPRINGVILLE — John Paul Taruc has been with the Springville softball program for five years as its assistant coach. He will now take over as head coach as Brandon Easterwood takes a step back.
Schools that have students wear masks and follow certain COVID-19 protocols won’t have to send home children exposed to the coronavirus, according to recent guidance from the Alabama Department of Public Health.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is the first state police department in the country to have all of its officers certified in sensory-inclusive practices, Gov. Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday.
A huge thank you to Laura Wilkerson for her amazing talent and creativity to bring some life to Springville Middle School by designing and painting a colorful and amazing mural that will make the students so proud.
“The only way we are coming out of this pandemic is by vaccinating our way out of it,” said Dr. Leland Allen, an infectious disease expert at St. Vincent’s in Birmingham. “I think the vaccine has been shown to be highly effective.”
The Alabama State Department of Education is upping its teacher recruitment efforts with a $3 million media and marketing contract with Big Communications in Birmingham.
The Alabama Department of Public Health released new back to school guidance today, which echoes The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation to universally mask.
Legendary TV morning show host Tom York, a fixture on Birmingham television from 1957 until 1989, died on Sunday, Aug. 1, his family said today. He was 96.
RIVERSIDE — Former Riverside Police Chief Rick Oliver was celebrated by his community Friday with a retirement party, which included a surprise.
Cities and towns across Alabama can now apply to participate in a program designed to train community officials and business leaders on best ways to grow their economies.
Candidates and incumbents seeking legislative and statewide office “may not accept, solicit, or receive contributions during the period when the Legislature is convened in session” except “within 120 days of any primary, runoff, or general election…”
A Talladega man has been arrested and charged with theft of property in connection with copper thefts from cell phone towers in St. Clair County.
PELL CITY — During its regular meeting July 27, the St. Clair County Commission approved a bid to Jared Building Company for the renovation of the county’s E-911 building at a cost of $256,000.