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Pineland Cemetery Bankruptcy Case Finally Ends

Back in 2014 DeArbor LLC, the Owners of Pineland Cemetery,  were forced into a bankruptcy proceeding by creditors seeking to force a liquidation of their assets and collect on outstanding mortgage debts,  among other...

Coming Together to Fight Cancer: Relay For Life 2019

Since its inception in 1985, Relay For Life has raised over $410,000,000 to help fight cancer via medical research, caregiver support, and other routes. The annual event in Bibb County had to be moved...

30th Annual Cahaba Lily Festival Announced For May 18

  WEST BLOCTON HOSTS 30th ANNUAL CAHABA LILY FESTIVAL The 30th annual Cahaba Lily Festival will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Cahaba Lily Center on Main Street, West Blocton.  Registration begins at...

Senator Cam Ward Appointed to Joint Transportation Committee

Sen. Cam Ward, R-Alabaster, has been appointed to serve on the Alabama Legislature’s Joint Transportation Committee, the group of lawmakers that oversees the Alabama Department of Transportation. Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth announced the appointment Monday. Ward...

Alabama Legislative Report

ALABAMA SCHOOLS TO SEE SUBSTANTIAL FUNDING INCREASES FROM KINDERGARTEN TO COLLEGE May 5, 2019 by April Weaver As this column goes to press, the Education Trust Fund budget for K-12 public schools, community colleges, and four-year...

Wireless High Speed Broadband Project Announced For Centreville

April 30, 2019 Bibb County has a Internet Speed & Connectivity problem, just like most of rural Alabama and America. Lack of high speed internet access is a problem for businesses, students, anyone employed in...

College Credits at Bibb Schools this Summer

The recession last decade saw an increase in community college enrollment of up to 33% because of the financial advantage of attending a two-year school versus a four-year university. Considering that cost of tuition...
Centreville Police Chief Rodney Smith

Community Building: Centreville Police Chief Rodney Smith

I sat down with Chief Rodney Smith on Friday, to ask how his first two months in office have gone. The Chief offered a positive outlook for the department, and stressed the importance of...

BCHS Baseball Playoffs: Boys Beat Troy, Move to Quarterfinals

With number 9 Brooks Cooner sending in two RBI on a double in the bottom of the 4th inning, Bibb took the lead 6-4 and never gave it back. Two more RBI by number...
Gemini Shutter Works - Creek Tree Canopy-1

Arbor Day: What the Talladega National Forest Means to Bibb County

Every year the state of Alabama receives money from the federal government as payment for the state's part of a certain industry's revenue. The State gives part of that to Bibb County. What do...

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