Saturday, November 16, 2019
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Coldwater Road To Finish This Fall

Coldwater Road The resurfacing schedule of Coldwater Road has been in question depending on the allowable time frame for the treating material, which cannot be applied after temperatures drop to a certain level. Typically the...

Halloween Means Kids Will Have a Good Christmas

You may have read about the Deasons in our previous article, Changing Lives, One Child at a Time after we visited their home full of 14 children to find out about foster children and...
West Blocton High School's Head Football Coach, Eric Hiott

Coach Hiott Discusses West Blocton’s Unique Atmosphere

“On Friday nights when we walk out that door, I get the same feeling I did when I was 17. That hill is packed. The stands are packed, the sides are packed. It doesn’t...

Bibb’s Boys Continue to Crush with Victory Over Marbury

The Marbury Bulldogs hosted Bibb's Choctaws Thursday night, in a shift from the normal Friday night schedule. Just north of Prattville, and barely off the interstate on Highway 31, Marbury's facilities were top notch....

Dry Spell Brings in Hotshot Firefighters From California

On his way to South Carolina a few weeks ago, Sean Baker got a call as he and his Hotshot firefighting crew were rolling through Birmingham. "They told us to divert to a fire...

Alabama Extension Launches Farming Basics App

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Today’s farmers are using new technology more than ever to help them with day-to-day tasks. In a physically demanding and rapidly developing industry, farmers lean on GPS, web information, online courses and...

A Guest Editorial

A LONELY FLAGPOLE ON A FIELD Like many Alabamians this past week, I spent the night preparing and traveling for the Friday night ritual of High School Football.  In my case, I was attending the...

Local School Board President Attends Academic Achievement Conference

BIBB COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD PRESIDENT AMONG 300 EDUCATION LEADERS ATTENDING ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT CONFERENCE       MONTGOMERY, AL – (October 2019) – Mike Oakley, president of the Bibb County school board, joined more than 300 education...

West Blocton Tigers Shutout Sumter Central

After a long drive into the setting sun, arriving in Livingston at Sumter Central High School's football field to the sounds of West Blocton's drum line emanating from under the glare of the big...

Alabama 4-H Launches ‘Be A Part Of The Center Of It All’ Capital Campaign

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Alabama 4-H has experienced record-breaking enrollment for several years.  Now with almost 180,000 young people involved in 4-H, the program is so large that students sometimes must wait to participate...

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