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Stephanie Kemmer Appointed to Statewide Health Coordinating Council

Begun in 1946 in an effort to improve healthcare in the state, the Statewide Health Coordination Council (SHCC) is a subset of the State Health Planning and Development Agency. According to Alabama Code, "The...

West Blocton Handles Business Despite Continued Tensions

Business and Agenda Union Baptist Church will host a "Family and Friends Day" on October 20th, beginning with Sunday School and running through the afternoon. The entire community is invited. Water pumps went out on Smith...

Commission Passes Balanced Budget, Approves Donations

Paying the Bills Due to higher than usual worker's compensation injury claims in the last year, the county's worker's compensation insurance premium went up to $88,190 for the coming year. County Administrator Derek Reeves has...

Landowner Succession Planning Issues

By Dr. Robert Tufts, Auburn University Professor, Agriculture, Forestry & Natural Resources Transferring the family farm to the next generation requires planning. This content discusses three issues that affect the future of the family farm:...

Senator Cam Ward To Lead Alabama Energy Policy Committee

Tuesday, State Senator Cam Ward, R-Bibb County & Alabaster, was re-elected as the Chairman of the Alabama Legislature’s Committee on Energy Policy. The Energy Policy Committee is tasked with making recommending to the Governor and...

Green Pond Fire & Rescue EMS Transport – What’s Really Going On?

After a long-debated conflict, a decision from the Bibb County E911 board spurred North Bibb's independent emergency medical services (EMS) transport to release a statement (seen below in its entirety) saying they will no...

National Preparedness Month Kicks Off With A Hurricane

As the most powerful hurricane on record moves onto land, those of us not in its path are reminded (perhaps too harshly) that we should stay prepared for natural disasters on a household level....

Bibb County Representative Nominated For Leadership Role

WEAVER NOMINATED AS NATIONAL VICE CHAIR OF ENERGY COUNCIL Rep. April Weaver has been nominated by her legislative colleagues to serve as national vice chair of the Dallas-based Energy Council, an association of 13 energy-producing...

What Is Labor Day?

Labor Day has long marked the end of summer, the start of fall and a new school year for children, and a welcomed three-day weekend for many. How many of us, however, know why...

Bibb County’s Tessa Mayfield Named Alabama 4-H Volunteer of the Year

By Brittany Kimber and Matt Hartzell Alabama 4-H recently announced the 2019 4-H Volunteers of the Year at a recognition and awards program during state 4-H Competitive Events Day. As the youth development and education program...

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