Friday, January 17, 2020
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Expenditures, Complaints, and Special Programs

Public Comments Opening up the first meeting of the new decade, three residents came to speak to the Commission about the roads they live on. One individual from Green Pond said that his road had...

Stop Committing Crape Murder!

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – This time of year, too many crape myrtles are slaughtered. Homeowners go wild pruning these trees, possibly damaging and stunting their growth and beauty. Crape myrtles are a popular choice because...

“A Call For Men” Meetings Saturday Mornings

Richard Moeck, longtime volunteer with DHR, has begun a program for Bibb County men of all types. During these meetings, a small group of men gather together to encourage one another, strengthen each other,...

Bibb County Weekend Weather Forecast

by Steve Norris, Meteorologist I am becoming increasingly concerned about a storm system on Saturday that is likely to bring very heavy rainfall but also the potential for severe weather and even tornadoes is increasing...

Farnetti

It is 1902. You are a young girl who only speaks Italian. You are about to arrive in America. Ellis Island-Early 1900’s You have bronchitis. Your doctor told you America would be good for your health. Your husband Caesare...

Building Traditions: The Burning of the Greens in West Blocton

"It started off as basically looking for an easier way to get rid of the trees than having to haul them off somewhere," Blane Sherron said as we stood in the warm glow of...
Old Movie Theater in West Blocton, Alabama.

Built To Last

The Strand Theatre-West Blocton, Alabama. You are a 14 year old girl at the movies. The movie stops suddenly and a man walks onstage to make an announcement. We have been attacked at Pearl Harbor. It is...

A Christmas Message

Reprinted With The Permission of Darrel Weaver Christmas Letter 2019 One thing that many of you may not know about me is that my wife and I enjoy travelling together. In fact, the only Christmas gift...

A Walk Through Memories as We Move Forward

It had been 25 years since I sat the tread of my shoe inside that hallway. As I walked into the old Bibb County High School building, entering on the classroom hallway to the...

The Basketweavers

DECEMBER 9, 2019 BY CHERYL ACKER DODSON   A few years ago, I dreamed of this wonderful job. I could share the people I love with the world. When I woke up the next morning, I felt silly....

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