Sunday, September 19, 2021
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Marion Institute Dedicates First Responder Training Program Building

MARION, AL:   On Friday, Sept. 10, Marion Military Institute (MMI) dedicated its new First Responder Building to thank community and state partners in the college’s latest workforce development endeavor. This facility serves as a...

Biden’s Vaccine Edict

Guest Editorial By: John Merrill It is obvious that someone in the White House needs to remind Joseph R. Biden that he is the President of the United States and not a third-world dictator. Like many...

Personal Pesticide Applicator Training and Exam is Tomorrow!

        It's not too late to attend the Personal Pesticide Applicator Training and Exam to be held tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14th at 8:30 am at the Brent-Centreville Library located at 20 Library Street. The training...

State Legislature Studying Governor’s New Prison Proposal

Governor Ivey has unveiled her new prison proposal to the state legislature and her new plan does not include the formerly proposed private Brierfield prison project in Bibb County. The plan calls for a bond...

Public Hearings Held on Redistricting Alabama

Public Hearings Report - Alabama Redistricting Project Written by Kendra Majors of Alabama Values Week two public hearings recap Alabamians demand Legislature draw lines that better support their communities; deadline drawing near for testimony Residents from across Alabama...

“Come Now and Let Us Reason Together”

The 2021 Draughon Seminars in State and Local History presents Dr. Shari L. Williams on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 at 10:00am. To receive a Zoom link, register at aub.ie/draughonseminars  African American women played a crucial...

Woodstock Wildflower Walk & Wellness Fair

Please join us for the Woodstock Wildflower Walk and Wellness Fair outdoor event Saturday, Sept 18, from 9AM-12PM. Drop in any time! This free event will feature live music from Mary Kate Cox, the planting...

Emotionally Intelligent Parenting

Join us through Zoom to Tuning in to Kids on Thursday, September 9th from 4:30-6:60 pm. Tuning in to Kids helps build social-emotional competence in children and their parents. This is an informational meeting....

The Importance of Reading Comprehension

By Dorothy Brandon Many children in the United States haven’t fully developed their reading skills. Between 2017 and 2019, the number of children in grades 4 through 8 reading at or above their grade level...

Vegetable School for Commercial Growers

The commercial horticulture team is offering "Vegetable School: Troubleshooting Crop Issues" for area growers. Topics include: Fertility management for tomato production - Dr. Andre da Silva Irrigation best management practices for vegetable crops...