Thursday, May 23, 2019
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First Farmers’ Market a Resounding Success

Nestled in a well-groomed vacant lot in the residential section of Main Street West Blocton, a cluster of white canopy tents sat in a semicircle next to an enviably cool old truck. Whether or...

Church Protection Bill Stalls In Local Legislation Committee

  Afraid the statewide bill they support will again die, some Alabama House members are sponsoring bills to clarify that church members in their local counties can use deadly force if threatened. This is the fourth...

Living Among the Lilies

Driving up Main Street West Blocton on Saturday, I began to wonder where the huge crowd was as I passed the Tiger Hut and approached the barricade keeping traffic from the vendor tents. Cars...

It’s A Great Time To Be Alive in Bibb County, Alabama

I'm not kidding!  This really is a great time to be alive in Bibb County.  As someone from my professional past once exclaimed "We live in exciting times!"  There are numerous examples of why...

New Farmers’ Market Opening in West Blocton

A few months ago the town of West Blocton conducted a resident survey to find out the biggest concerns of the community. To the surprise of some, the top answer was "food." Not crime,...

County Pushes to Get Trash Under Control

Potential Litigation Over Garbage Having been a perpetual issue for several months, the garbage transfer station came up again during this week's meeting. County Attorney Anthony Johnson asked for a private Executive Session to discuss...

Alabama Church Protection Act Filed By April Weaver

  State Representative April Weaver has filed local legislation that seeks to provide churches and places of worship in Bibb County with an added layer of protection against violent attacks. HB 562, a local Bibb...

Concerns of Potential Lottery and Gas Tax Impact on the City; Police Expenses

Reviewing and making corrections/changes until approving the minutes of the previous meeting took the first 5 minutes of this week’s meeting. Afterwards, money dominated the night's conversation. Police Department Expenses and Savings The City financial report...

All Shook Up at BCHS

Opening with a rendition of "Jailhouse Rock" reminiscent of a famous scene in the 1957 Elvis Presley film of the same name, this character-centered musical features many classic songs by the beloved artist. Set...
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Friday Follies – So You Say You Can Remember When ?

This afternoon the Friday Facebook crowd runs amok with reminiscing and doddering memories of folks trying to prove what they remember to prove how old they are. But nary a one of them has...

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