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NASCAR is set to return to its Most Competitive venue – iconic Talladega Superspeedway – June 20-21 with a tripleheader weekend, featuring the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series, as well as the ARCA Menards Series. The June dates are a reschedule of the track’s April race weekend that was postpon…

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The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) has reopened the department’s county-based veterans service offices that were temporarily closed in response to the COVID-19 emergency.

Pell City is showing support for their 2020 seniors in a big way. Lined down Highway 231 is a banner with a picture of each senior from Pell City High School.

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Gov. Kay Ivey announced in a press conference last Friday that restaurants, hair salons, barbor shops and gyms will be able to reopen with strict social distancing restrictions beginning May 11.

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Every ten years the census takes a count of everyone living the the United States and St. Clair County officials believe that the census goes beyond just counting residents, it makes a difference within the community.

With the corona virus moving students to become distant online learners, that hasn’t stopped several students in St. Clair County from going above and beyond in their students.

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Charles Gary Hunt III, 20, of Pell City is dead following an early morning car accident on May 2 that occurred near the intersection of 8th Court and Cogswell Avenue.

Governor Kay Ivey announced today that economic development activity across Alabama last year generated $7.1 billion in pledged capital investment and 13,454 job commitments, providing a potential spark for economic revival once the shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic ease.

Make the most of this quarantine by distance learning from local libraries. As a response to the nationwide effort to mitigate the spread of the Corna Virus, St Clair County Libraries have adapted and expanded their programs for online use. County-wide libraries have offered crafts classes, …

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Alabama’s beaches and retailers will be allowed to reopen when the governor’s current emergency order expires on Thursday at 5 p.m. In a new order from Gov. Kay Ivey, elective medical procedures will also be allowed to continue once again.

In the wake of the recent pandemic, several events in the St. Clair have been rescheduled to make sure residents remain safe.

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St. Clair Community Health Clinic received $25k from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham. The Rapid Response grant funds will expand medical services to at-risk and underserved citizens of St. Clair County due to COVID-19.

As the CEPA family continues to follow the State’s shelter in place guidelines, we’ve also been thinking about how to best prepare for your return to the theater. Ultimately, our goal is for all patrons to feel safe and fully enjoy the experience at the Center for Education and Performing Ar…

The Alabama Athletic association announced their winners for the Bryant-Jordan Scholar-Athlete award and three St. Clair County seniors were chosen out of the 52 selected as winners.

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Gov. Kay Ivey said in a press conference Tuesday that she intends to keep a stay athome order in place through the end of April.

The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office has implemented many safety routines in their daily work environment in order to keep citizens, staff, and detainees as healthy as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. They could not reach their safety goals without the help of St. Clair County citizen…

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The Alabama Department of Corrections’ (ADOC) Office of Health Services today confirmed two inmates incarcerated at St. Clair Correctional Facility in Springville, and one inmate incarcerated at Bullock Correctional Facility in Union Springs have tested positive for COVID-19.

Fourth Avenue Supermarket located in Bessemer is one of five grocery stores owned and operated under Fourth Avenue Supermarket, Inc. that has received "Sanitizit" machines to disinfect entire grocery carts before they get into the hands of shoppers. The other four locations taking these meas…

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Alabamians are working to help flatten the COVID-19 curve and according to Gov. Kay Ivey it appears to be working. Officials stress that although they are seeing the number of cases slowing, it is not time to relax just yet. In a press conference Monday morning, Ivey urged residents to conti…

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In an effort to continue to provide its consumers relief during the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent shutdown of many employers, Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative, has extended its policy to suspend cutoffs for nonpayment of bills.

Every year Earth Day takes place on April 22. This year is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and the theme is climate action. Earth day challenges people to seek opportunities to protect and restore our planet. Steps as small as joining a local cleanup can help make a difference. To celebra…

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It was the announcement that many dreaded receiving. Both teachers and students alike were heartbroken that the end of the 2019-2020 school came to an end in a fashion such as this. On March 26, Gov. Kay Ivey announced that the state’s 722,000 students will finish the school year via distanc…

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Children's of Alabama launched a new mobile application designed to identify toxic plants and venomous and poisonous animals, offering Alabamians a simple resource to identify potentially dangerous plants, insects, snakes and common household items from a mobile device.

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In an effort to help increase a healthy and reliable blood supply during these challenging times, the American Red Cross will host a blood drive at Talladega Superspeedway (3366 Speedway Blvd, Talladega, AL) this Wednesday, April 8.

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Pell City announced today that all spring sports will be canceled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes soccer, baseball, and softball.

We know everyone is adapting and changing during this time. We commend you for all you are doing to work and protect our community and want to share some resources with you that may help.

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Obituaries

PELL CITY - A graveside service for Irene C. Fincher, age 90, was held Tuesday, April 28, 12 Noon, at Cook Springs Cemetery. Ms. Fincher passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020. She preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. Fincher. She is survived by her son, Danny (Kay) Fincher; three daug…

PELL CITY - Tonya Gibson Glass passed away on April 1, 2020. She was loved and will be missed. Survivors include her husband, Christopher Glass; mother, Margaret Ventrini and Sandra; children, Starr Floyd, Devin Carmack, Dennis Justice, Madison Carmack, Trinton Gibson, and Michael Moore; gra…

WEDOWEE - Ms. Cordell Holloway Adamson, age 98, passed away April 2, 2020. Survivors include four daughters, Patricia Turner, Linda Medlock , Gail Benefield (Wynton) (Pell City) and Ellen Holder; nine grandchildren, Wonda Benefield and Amy Brewster (Pell City); 22 great-grandchildren, Savann…

ASHVILLE - Graveside service for Beverly Mae Bartee Gupton, age 81, was held Monday, April 20, at 2 p.m. at Greensport Cemetery in Ashville. Her service was officiated by Rev. Don Colvin. Grandsons serviced as pallbearers. Mrs. Gupton passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020. She is preceded in…