Nunn also talked about recent movements that seemed to divide the country. “Instead of fighting about which matters more, Black Lives Matter or Blue Lives Matter, Martin Luther King would say, ‘Fools, all lives matter.’”
The Alabama Department of Education on Friday released its latest list of schools deemed as "failing" under the Alabama Accountability Act, and no schools in the Consolidated Publishing coverage area were on it.
The plan focuses on properties fronting Main Street between Fredia Street and 9th Street and along Church Street (Alabama 144) toward the CSX rail line to Main Street.
In St. Clair, the December preliminary unemployment rate was 3.2 percent, up from revised rates for November 2018 and December 2017, both of which were 3.1.
The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force has made 10 felony arrests in the last week and a half, including a Childersburg man who was charged with two counts of distribution of a controlled substance.
Paul Ford, 49, was found unresponsive Wednesday afternoon in his cell at Kilby Correctional Facility. The Alabama Department of Corrections said Ford was found hanging by a bedsheet.
The project will add 69 paved, 21 feet by 50 feet camping spots with full hookups for power, water and sewer. The area will also be secured and have designated quiet times.
“Previously, Moody partnered with a veterinary center in their area for impoundment services, but due to a change in ownership at that facility, they have sought to partner with the city in this regard,” said Brian Muenger, city manager for Pell City.
“I absolutely loved it,” said Sharon Thomas, a former City Council member who served on the council when the deal to bring the entertainment center was sealed. “It’s really amazing, very impressive.”
Former St. Clair District Attorney Richard Minor, who now serves as a judge on the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, administered the oath of office to Harmon in the packed courtroom upstairs at the county courthouse.
He said since the first Fall Frenzy five years ago, the school carnival-type event held each year at Pell City Lakeside Park has raised more than $175,000.
ASHVILLE – Dennis Russell was sworn in for another term as St. Clair County Coroner Monday in the large courtroom at the St. Clair County Courthouse. Also sworn in as deputy coroner was Joe Sweatt. Both were sworn in by Circuit Judge Bill Weathington.
ASHVILLE – St. Clair County Probate Judge Mike Bowling was sworn in Monday in the large courtroom at the St. Clair County Courthouse. This was the second time Bowling has been elected. All total, he has been probate judge the past 10 years.
PELL CITY – Billy Murray became the 50th sheriff of St. Clair County Monday in front of a standing-room-only crowd in the large courtroom at the St. Clair County Courthouse. He was sworn in by St. Clair County Probate Judge Mike Bowling.
Brenda Braxton has lived in Cropwell the past 17 years. She is a member of New Life Assembly of God in Westover.
“As a city, it is incredibly important for our citizens to have local options for entertainment. This will allow people to enjoy a night out with their family, without having to leave St. Clair County.” -- Brian Muenger, city manager, Pell City
Rogers said his mobile office in Pell City will be open at City Hall the fourth Tuesday of each month from 9 -11 a.m. The next visit in Pell City will be Jan. 22.
He said the Chamber is focusing on three big events for the upcoming year, including the annual Block Party, Christmas Parade and the annual Awards Banquet.
And, to kick off 2019 – Talladega Superspeedway’s 50th anniversary -- his team has been bolstered with the hiring of Jason Payne, a transplant from Homestead-Miami (Florida) Speedway, as the director of operations, the position McWilliams previously held.
The program will be about railroad workers, miners and mill hands who came to Birmingham in the late 19th century, bringing traditional songs and spirituals with them from their native Black Belt cotton fields and Appalachian towns.
The St. Clair County Commission, Odenville, Springville and Pell City are members of the CVWSD, and each entity has agreed to purchase at least 750,000 gallons of water per day from the surface water treatment plant in Ragland.