Sunday, April 21, 2019
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Zoned Out in City Hall

Zoning Variance A section of Highway 82 in Centreville City limits was approved to be rezoned to Business (B-1) instead of Residential (R-1). This approval, in the form of a Variance, is conditional and comes...

Pinwheels Planted

People steadily gathered after 5:00 p.m. Monday at the Bibb County Courthouse. Pink shirts, smiling faces, and a box of blue and silver pinwheels shined in the setting sun as adults and children alike...

Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Gains Traction in Alabama Senate

Recently The Bibb Voice offered an opinion on the subject of Civil Asset Forfeiture,  a topic that is being debated in the Alabama Legislature and appears to be moving rapidly towards positive improvement for the citizens...

Community and Economic Development Along the Cahaba River

Monday morning a small group gathered at the entrance to the river access of the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuse in West Blocton to celebrate the placement of a new Cahaba Blueway sign. Brian...

Much Ado About Garbage

Garbage, Garbage, EverywhereNot first on the agenda, but the hottest topic of Monday night's Commission meeting was garbage collection. Centreville Mayor Terry Morton took the podium to address the Commission on behalf of the...

Bibb County Choctaws Baseball Report

  Brooks Cooner’s perfect game highlights Choctaws 3-0 week       Written By: Daniel Payne Cooner throws a perfect game against Falcons to lead Bibb to a 12-0 win If you were not at Buddy Wade Field...

Bicentennial Exhibit Now Open at Bibb Board of Education Auditorium

For more details about the grand opening on Saturday, read the previous Bibb Voice article here. Be sure to attend the exhibit before April 25. https://youtu.be/PMVZuzZ2kNo

Cahaba River Cleanup

Sponsors for the event included Alabama Power, Carmeuse Lime & Stone, Inc. from Saginaw, and Mead Junk Removal from Hoover. Volunteers came from all over Bibb, as well as Jefferson and Shelby counties. https://youtu.be/AImrIMT599w Play...

Senator Cam Ward Announces Much Needed Legislation

In a lengthy article entitled Is Our Court System Perpetuating An Impoverished Class,  published January 25, 2019 The Bibb Voice made the following observation; among others: ("The court system of never ending fines, fees, interest,...

Alabama Legislature Report by April Weaver

April 5 2019 by April Weaver STATE’S GENERAL FUND BUDGET LIKELY TO PRIORITIZE HEALTHCARE, PRISONS, AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RAISES According to the 1901 Alabama Constitution, the single, most important mandate of the Legislature is to pass...

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