Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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School Lunch Shaming and Student Account Debt

When I began researching this topic, the many reports available on the subject drove me to expect a certain result at the local level, here in Bibb County. What I found, though, changed the...

Bibb’s Senator Cam Ward Chairs Judiciary Committee

The following article by Chip Brownlee first appeared on the Alabama Political Reporter on January 17: The senator largely responsible for rewriting many of Alabama’s antiquated sentencing laws and who has led an effort to...

Bibb Medical Center Succeeding In Challenging Times

  Alabama rural hospitals are in crisis. According to Alabama Health Matters (October 2018) 12 have closed since 2011 and 75% are operating in the red. High uninsured patient rates plague Alabama's rural areas according...
Bibb County Commission meeting gets under way January 14, 2019.

Road Department Funding, Courthouse Security, and Commissioners’ Back-Pay

Security After quickly settling into business and agreeing to pay the bill for ambulance service in the county, security in the courthouse and annex buildings fell under question. With other counties having some recent troubles,...

Alabama Unemployment Reaching Record Low

MONTGOMERY – Employment and job counts have once again reached record levels. In November 2018, 2,128,082 people were counted as employed, an increase of 46,330 from November 2017. Wage and salary employment, which measures...

District Judge & Circuit Clerk Begin New Terms

January 14, 2019 Today is the last day in office for Gayle Stewart Bearden, the long serving Circuit Clerk of Bibb County and William D. Owings the District Judge. Voters sent Craig A. Cargile to...

Who Is The Largest Employer In Bibb County?

According to a list of the largest employers in every county in Alabama published last week in Al.Com the Bibb County School System leads Bibb County with a total of 422 employees. Education is an...

To Play Or Not To Play: That Is The Question

Social media, our State Legislature, and now national news is buzzing with outrage and opinion about whether a female high school basketball player from Troy, Alabama should remain banned or benched as a result...

Jody Wade Begins New Term As Bibb County Sheriff

Jody Wade was sworn in to begin his first elected term as Sheriff of Bibb County today by Probate Judge Stephanie Kemmer. Sheriff Wade was appointed by Governor Bentley to fill the unfinished term...
Centreville City Council met for the first time in 2019

Centreville Considering Expanding Its Borders

(January 8, 2019) Mayor Terry Morton brought the idea to the Centreville City Council on Tuesday night that an annex of county property in several areas should be looked into for future development possibilities....

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