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Frustrated Parents Show Up For Bibb Board of Education Meeting

A large crowd of seemingly frustrated parents showed up for the regularly scheduled Bibb County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, August 10. Most appeared because of last week's called board meeting when a...

Rapid Increase In Hospitalizations Alarm State Officials

From Alabama Daily News: Alabama is racing toward virus numbers it last saw at the peak of the pandemic, with more than 2,100 COVID-19 patients in state hospitals Monday and only 6% of intensive...

Why Only Citizens Should Vote

GUEST EDITORIAL By: Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill A growing number of left-leaning political activists and thinkers are proposing that Democrats should legalize non-citizen voting in a purely political power grab. In America, voting...

Bibb School Year Begins With Public Health Policy Debate Looming

On Thursday August 5 the Bibb County Board of Education adopted a required mask policy for students, teachers, and all personnel, for the 2021-22 school year in a special called meeting. We printed the...

Bibb County Board of Education Adopts Mask Policy for 2021 School Year

At a called Board of Education Meeting on August 5 the Bibb County Board of Education adopted by a 3 to 1 vote a mask policy recommended by Superintendent McGee. Board Member Mike McMillan...

Jeremiah Castille Speaks at Brent Civitan

Brent Civitan President Rick Edmonds invited a special guest to speak to the club at last weeks meeting and a large crowd gathered to hear former Alabama football star Jeremiah Castille reminisce about his...

Governor Adds Cam Ward To Cabinet

Governor Kay Ivey appointed former Senator Cam Ward  Director of the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles last fall. He was sworn in on December 7, 2020. In this role, he is responsible for...

Fall Armyworms and the Delta Variant of COVID-19

        Auburn Entomologists have rallied because Fall Armyworm (FAW) numbers are up; about 5 times higher than they were this time last year. FAW numbers are high across the region, from Texas to Alabama up...

Extension Grassroots Survey for Future Programs

Each year Alabama Cooperative Extension conducts a grassroots survey in each of its 67 counties. County Extension Coordinators ask citizens, business, and industry for their opinion on the current and future programming needs of...

Fowl Pox in Backyard Flocks

By Tom Tabler, Extension Professor, Poultry Science; Jessica Wells, Extension Instructor, Poultry Science; and Nikki Jefcoat, Poultry Division Director, Mississippi Board of Animal Health. Pub.3131 In recent years, there has been a huge upsurge of interest in...