CORE and the SNCC followed the path of non-violent direct action to effect change.
In February 1946, Jackie Robinson, the first Black man to play in major league baseball, and his wife, Rachel, boarded a plane in Los Angeles, bound for spring training in Daytona Beach, Fla. They had first class tickets.
Pell City spotlight’s performance of “High School Musical” at Pell City’s CEPA center brought excitement to a live audience following an extended period of time only performing live-streamed events due to COVID restrictions.
Both the Pell City and St. Clair County school systems have made the decision to end their mask mandate for students and staff, with Pell City ending its mandate this week and St. Clair ending its next Monday. Additionally, visitors to St. Clair schools will have their mask mandate lifted on…
The Alabama Record Collector’s Association (ARCA) is hosting their 40th Annual Record and CD Show from the main exhibition hall from the Gardendale Civic Center located in Gardendale.
Pell City was recently recognized with an award from the Alabama League of Municipalities for their work on managing risk and preventing loss over the past year.
Shujuana Dennard wanted to be a law enforcement officer her entire life. Ever since she was a child, she felt a calling to help others and keep people safe.
The Springville Police Department received at $5,000 Community Grant check from Springville Walmart last week, a move that highlights the local Walmart’s commitment to law enforcement.
Out of an abundance of caution, Alabama will temporarily pause Johnson & Johnson shots being given in the state. Governor Ivey has issued the following statement.
The first Chamber Luncheon of 2021 for the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce will feature guest speaker Nick Sellers with the 2022 World Games hosted in Birmingham.
Following the decision to not unionize by the Amazon facility workers in Bessemer, Sen. Tommy Tuberville released a statement today regarding the vote.
Pell City High School wrestler and student athlete Logan Shell made it all the way to nationals this season following a year-long break from the sport.
Pell City Superintendent Dr. Jimmy Martin met with graduates of the St. Clair Training School, now known as Duran South Jr. High School, to discuss the future of the facility on Thursday evening.
Backyard Leeds, along with the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce and members of the Leeds city government, held a ribbon cutting and grand opening of the newest additions to the venue: Neighbors Brew and Pies and also Saw’s BBQ.
Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill on Wednesday admitted to an extramarital affair and said he would not be seeking the Senate seat being vacated by Richard Shelby in 2022.
After going an “extended period” with no meetings due to the pandemic and other factors, the St. Clair Mayor’s Association is meeting for the first time of 2021 in April.
The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce is planning and organizing the 26th Annual Creek Bank Festival for Saturday, May 15 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Leeds Memorial Park on Highway 119. This is a free community event.
The state’s largest wellness program, Scale Back Alabama, kicks off this Monday, April 5, just in time for Spring. This year’s program is entirely new and allows participants to scale back in their own way. Registration is currently open to all who live or work in Alabama and closes on Sunda…
For the first time in their history, the Pell City Winter Guard are champions of their division in Alabama following an impressive performance at the Southeastern Color Guard Circuit.
A long-track “super cell” producing tornados that ravaged portions of central Alabama passed right over St. Clair County. However, it left very little damage in its wake as the tornado never touched down in the county on Thursday afternoon and Thursday night.
Last week, on Thursday, Secretary of State of Alabama John Merrill visited the St. Clair County Republicans at the St. Clair County Courthouse to discuss the election, the integrity of elections, and where Republicans go from here.
Governor Kay Ivey has announced the Alabama Capitol and the Governor’s Mansion are now open to the public effective immediately. All were closed to unscheduled visits due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pell City Fire Chief Tim Kurzejeski says that fires around St. Clair County have either been extinguished or have been contained to the point of no further worry needed for county residents.
Automation Personnel Services, a Birmingham-based staffing company with multiple clients in the Pell City area, was on hand for the first of many job fairs at the Pell City Municipal Complex on Friday, March 12.
The Woman’s Literary Club of Leeds is celebrating its 96th year in existence. The club is part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, a national/international civic club. While this local group may be small in numbers, these ladies have big hearts and a huge list of accomplishments with…
All American Ford is bringing a new facility and new jobs to St. Clair County, with the groundbreaking for their new location taking place on Feb. 25 in Odenville.
The employees of the St. Clair County School System are almost entirely vaccinated, with the one exception being Moody employees, according to St. Clair Superintendent Dr. Mike Howard.
Members of the Pell City Chamber of Commerce, as well as hungry members of the community, were on hand for the ribbon cutting of Wake Zone Restaurant and Marina in Pell City.
The St. Clair County Cowboy Church’s inaugural Ranch Rodeo was deemed a success by all those in attendance, either in the crowd or participating in the arena.
An Arab, Ala., man was charged with two counts related to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the United States Capitol. Joshua James, 33, was arrested Tuesday and charged with obstruction of an official proceeding and aiding and abetting and being in a restricted building or grounds.
Ashville's Archery team just celebrated a win over Moody High School. However, there was only one post about it on Facebook. There were no team or game photos and no names of those who did particularly well.
According to a press release from the Alabama Department of Revenue, many of those affected by the winter storms are going to receive help from ALDOR.
This Week's Circulars
Jun 10, 1939 - Apr 4, 2021 Bobby Kenneth Loggins, 81 of Mesa, AZ formally of Springville, AL passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Bobby was a devoted husband, father, granddad, and an avid Bama fan. Bobby was born June 10, 1939 to the late Rassie Jackson and Opal Marie Simmons Loggins of Ar…
Funeral service for Kevin "Kelbo" Haynes, age 55, will be held Wednesday, April 14 at 3 p.m. from the Chapel of Kilgroe Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Leeds. The family will receive friends from 2:30-3 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Haynes passed away Saturday,…
Mr. James Edward McGuire, Sr., passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Victor Sr. and Nellie Louise McGuire; son, Martin Vincent McGuire; daughters, Valera Michelle McGuire and Hazel Ann McGuire; brothers, Ray McGuire and Jackey McGuire; sis…
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