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House District 49 Race Heads To A Runoff

The short run up to the special election to replace April Weaver in the House District 49 slot saw a low voter turnout yesterday and the winner will be determined by a runoff vote...

Secretary of State Dispatching Election Observers For Municipal Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2020 - MONTGOMERY –The District Attorney for Bibb, Dallas, Hale, Perry and Wilcox Counties, Michael Jackson, formally requested the office of the Secretary of State monitor the election processes for...

Brent Fire Department Adds New Equipment

The Brent Volunteer Fire Department recently made an equipment upgrade with the purchase of a new 2020 Ram First Attack Truck which can navigate small streets, tight places and get off road to extinguish...

Guest Editorial: “Common Sense”

From the Publisher:  Steve Gilbert is a dear "old" friend.   First met him when he was DJ on local WBIB-AM radio around 1979.    We worked together for over 30 years on so many...
NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility

West Blocton HS Grad > Director of Historic NASA Rocket Plant

You know sometime as I go about my regular day to day activities and events, I come across something that just makes me sit up and take notice.   This occurred for me yesterday as...

Support Grows For Historic Mural In Business District

A few days ago a group of local citizens and business owners met informally in the conference room at First US Bank. The topic for the day was a recent presentation and offer for...

Oakley Describes His Vision For Centreville

I am running for the office of Centreville Mayor. I grew up here and love my hometown. I want to see it improve in looks and feel and keep that small-town feeling we have...

How To Access Alabama Extension Virtual Programming

Bibb County Extension completed its annual Grassroots input meeting yesterday evening, in a virtual format.  Though we interact with our Grassroots Committee members regularly throughout the year, the annual input meeting is where we...

Rick Edmonds Announces Bid For Mayor of Brent

Rick Edmonds of Brent has announced his candidacy for Mayor. The following is his campaign platform. I have lived all of my life in Bibb County. I am a member and deacon of Bethel Baptist...

2021 Distinguished Young Women of Bibb County Chooses Winners

July 18, 2020 Nine young women from Bibb County competed Saturday night for the title of Distinguished Young Woman for Bibb County. Mattie Langford Alston, daughter of Jay and Kecia Alston walked away with the...

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