PELL CITY —
PELL CITY —
The discussion for a one-cent raise in sales tax has been heard for weeks at Argo council meetings. After a great deal of deliberation, council members decided that they would not vote for the raise until they heard from the public.
Members of St. Clair’s Youth Leadership Development Program will be hosting a one-mile walk, named One Mile for 5,000 Lives, to raise awareness about safe driving for teens. The event will be held on March 22 at the historic Jennifer-Leah Walking Track in Ragland, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
St. Vincent’s Health System provided heart screenings to community members for its annual Heart Day on Sat., Feb. 15. The event is part of St. Vincent’s ongoing efforts to fight heart disease. More than 240 people received the reduced-rate screenings at St. Vincent’s St. Clair.
Distinguish Young Women is teaming up for their annual Celebrity Fundraising Dinner, which will include a host of St. Clair “celebrity waiters” and a great meal for a low price. The event will be held Thursday, March 13 from 5-8 PM at St. Clair County High School Cafeteria.
Alabana House of Representatives member, Dr. Jim McClendon proposes a bill that would allow St. Clair County to become part of the Birmingham Water Works Board.
Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. Federal law requires this very strict definition of disability. While some programs give money to people with partial disability or short-term disability, Social Security does not.
Talladega's The Ritz celebrates Fat Tuesday this weekend.
Yesterday the Alabama House passed a General Fund budeget that now goes to the State Senate for a vote.
Welcoming travelers with their guiding principle of “Clean Places, Friendly Faces,” Love’s Travel Stop celebrated its ribbon cutting.