Thursday, February 20, 2020
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West Blocton Farmers Market Vendor Training, Meeting

The Bibb County Extension Office and the West Blocton Farmers Market will host a public vendor meeting Monday, February 3 at 5:30pm at the West Blocton Public Library at 109 Florida Street, directly across...

E-911 Board Approves Green Pond EMS Proposal

RPSS, a company specializing in 911 systems, gave a presentation attempting to sell Bibb County's E-911 board on the idea of changing our 911 system over to an updated, remote-hosted computer and internet based...
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Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Cold wind cut across us as I climbed into the white Mt. Ebell church van behind Rodney Stabler Sunday afternoon. It was much warmer inside, including the reception of the other passengers. Everyone smiled...

Whatever It Takes

By Cheryl Dodson It is never easy to be a single mother. Especially to not just one, but 3 young girls- ages 10, 7 and 4. Sometimes it took 3 jobs. You waited tables, cut hair, and worked...

Suspicious Package in Centreville Shuts Down Olon Heights Shopping Center

January 18, 2020 - Saturday evening just before 8:00 p.m. a homeowner who resides across from Olon Heights Shopping Center in Centreville reported a suspicious package in her mailbox. According to Bibb County Sheriff...

Notes

By Cheryl Dodson Early Summer-2019. Somewhere along a Bibb County Backroad… Daddy calls me. “Sister, what are you doing Wednesday? Jason and Shea went over to this restaurant in Montevallo. It is a little pricey. But nothing is too...

Fend Off Sickness This Winter

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The flu claimed the lives of 910 people in the United States in 2019, according to the CDC. In addition to the flu-related deaths, there were an estimated 16,000 hospitalizations, 800,000...

Expenditures, Complaints, and Special Programs

Public Comments Opening up the first meeting of the new decade, three residents came to speak to the Commission about the roads they live on. One individual from Green Pond said that his road had...

Stop Committing Crape Murder!

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – This time of year, too many crape myrtles are slaughtered. Homeowners go wild pruning these trees, possibly damaging and stunting their growth and beauty. Crape myrtles are a popular choice because...

“A Call For Men” Meetings Saturday Mornings

Richard Moeck, longtime volunteer with DHR, has begun a program for Bibb County men of all types. During these meetings, a small group of men gather together to encourage one another, strengthen each other,...

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