The City of Leeds recently received $10,000 for their Senior Center. Mayor David Miller presented a $10k check to Audrey Bryan, Director of Leeds Senior Center, at last week’s city council meeting. The check was given to the City by the Jefferson County Commission at the request of Miller an…
Eddie King, 77, was arrested Thursday afternoon by St. Clair Sheriff’s deputies for two counts of first degree sodomy and three counts of sex abuse of a child less than 12 years old.
Pell City fire chief Tim Kurzejeski received permission for the city’s fire department to enter a state-wide mutual aid agreement. The request was created after Kurzjeski met with other fire chiefs at a State of Alabama Fire Chief’s Association conference.
Two Pell City High School Jr. High cheerleaders became CPR certified to help with team safety. At the beginning of the football season Niya Crawford, the Jr. High team’s coach, gave everyone on the team an opportunity to choose a role in case of an emergency.
At the Lake Martin Band Invitational Competition on Oct. 2. Pell City High School marching band received all superior ratings. The school was also awarded for best in class for percussion, dance line and majorettes. The percussion also won best in show.
Pell City’s CEPA stage will begin showing “God’s Favorite” this week on Oct. 7 and 9 at 7p.m. and Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. Admission is free and CEPA encourages donations that will go back toward to the community program.
ATLANTA — Ahead of the impending federal COVID vaccine mandate for health care workers across the county, many elderly care facilities lag behind the national average for employee vaccination rates. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced the mandate in August, with plans to …
Dr. Wes Stubblefield is the new district medical officer for the north eastern district for the Alabama Department of Public Health. His district covers Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, and Talladega counties.
The dog’s original owner had not seen him in two years, and recognized him instantly after seeing the shared social media post. She was able to confirm the identity of the dog because of a surgery scar on his leg.
Each week the St. Clair News Aegis is featuring a team of the week. The Leeds Green Wave was the featured team last week and defeated this week's team, The Moody Blue Devils 33-19 in the battle of the bridge. Moody still only has one victory in the rivalry with Leeds and that was a 7-6 win a…
Ivi McDaniel and TeeJay Wilson, co-founders of We Win Project Drug Prevention and Awareness Program, are looking forward to getting back into schools this upcoming year.
The Alabama Career Center System is partnering with the Pell City Chamber of Commerce and the St. Clair County Economic Development Council to host the PELL CITY JOB FAIR on Wednesday, September 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The job fair will be at the Pell City Municipal Complex located at…
The St. Clair County school system has a new hopeful for the office of superintendent. Justin Burns announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination at a Young Republicans meeting August 5. He is already enthusiastic about the encouragement he has received from members of the community.
Sarah Deese’s love for making peanut brittle started out as a meaningful way to spend time with her mother and make gifts for loved ones when she was a teenager.
As a dispatcher at St. Clair’s 911 center, Ashley McWaters doesn’t usually have to practice what she preaches as she guides people in crisis. However, last we she put her knowledge to the test when her coworker, Amanda Ramsey, began to choke.
Pell City Center for Education and the Performing Arts, Lacey Pierson and other members of the production viewed their short film in the Teen Shorts category of the Sidewalk Film Festival on Saturday.
The school board approved a two-week minimum mask mandate if more than 5% of a student body has tested positive for COVID. Each day the numbers will continue to be assessed, and weeks could be added on.
Dominique Weems has been best friends with dogs since she was 7, and over time she has turned her love for K9s into a life saving tool.
As Tropical Storm Ida buffets Alabama’s coastal and western counties, Attorney General Steve Marshall warns Alabamians in storm-affected areas to be wary of price gouging, as well as potential scams and fraud during storm damage cleanup, repair and rebuilding.
On Nov. 16 citizens living in the Pell City district will be able to approve or deny a 5 mill increase for the school system. This property tax increase request will be part of the 2021 Fall Referendum.
Congressman Mo Brooks addressed criticism he received on Twitter over a tweet about a Capitol bomb threat in Washington D.C. on Thursday.
The Alabama Association of Conservation District (AACD) and Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee (SWCC) have recognized Chairman Donald Ray Walker for his 25 years of invaluable service. Without compensation, Walker and four additional board members on the St. Clair County Soil and …
St. Clair County Schools have decided to quit posting to Facebook, and will only be communicating with parents and students through a new app, Twitter and their website after Sept. 29.
Per Judge Mike Bowling, The Ashville Probate Tag Office has been closed temporarily until Aug. 26 due to COVID-19 exposure among the clerks.
A one-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, has claimed the life of a pedestrian, Ray Highsmith Jr., 59, citizen of Pell City.
The Looney House, possibly the oldest dogtrot house in Alabama, held a restoration event this past weekend. This is the first official restoration on the house since 1972.
CEPA will hold its second Black Jacket Symphony at Lake Martin on Sept. 3. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will perform at the event. The overall cost is expected to be $45,000.
Hospitals across the South are nearing a breaking point as the COVID-19 delta variant surges, patients flood emergency rooms and nurses, doctors and respiratory therapists near exhaustion.
As the county’s children return to school this upcoming Tuesday, Pell City School System is requiring masks on school buses, while St. Clair County School System is not.
With Ashville’s current three year contract garbage collection contract with Advanced Disposal coming to an end, Mayor Derrick Mostella and the council are hoping to find a new company to work with, citing issues with trash not being collected on a consistent basis. Bids from companies are d…
The family drug court program New Pathways celebrated its 19th graduation on July 26. This was celebrated as the program’s biggest graduation with nine graduates and the 98th graduate in total.
At the regular meeting Monday night, the Pell City Council approved entering into a partnership and contract with the city of Margaret to provide animal control services to the growing city and raised the fees other governments are paying for the service.
Cory Land, a senior high school student from Moody, won the title of Greco Silver World Medalist Wrestler for his weight class at the Greco Roman Cadet World finals. The worldwide competition took place in Budapest, Hungary.
USA Today’s best selling author of historical fiction, Susan Meissner, visited the Pell City Public Library to celebrate the release of her new book “The Nature of Fragile Things.”
Happy birthday to Vickie Wood, Jason Gilbreath, Ann Mathis Boggs, Dana Blackman, Melody Leggett, Mary Kelley, Gail Drummonds, Coach Jennifer Lee, Teresa Brazier, and to my sweet sister-in-law, Jackie Thomas.
Ashville leaders are making plans to celebrate the city’s 200th anniversary next year. At the City Council meeting Monday, Mayor Derrick Mostella expressed interest in forming a committee of businesses and citizens of the community who would like to participate closely with city events like this.
The Pink Porch Market is sponsoring The Warehouse Market. This is a chance to get outside and see the work of local artists, crafters and the wares of small business owners. The event starts at 4:30p.m. on Friday and lasts until 8:30p.m. They open back up Saturday from 10:00a.m. - 4p.m.
St. Clair County resident Colleen Darby loves putting together events for her community, and on Saturday, Aug. 7 from 2 p.m.-9 p.m. she invites everyone to come out for a “Fun in the Sun for Everyone” festival at Jennifer Leah Walking Track Park. Admission into the event is free, as well as …
Pell City held a celebration this past weekend to celebrate improvements made to Glenn City Park, also known as Emanuel Park. The basketball court was repaved and painted, structures were repainted, new mulch was put onto the playground and a permanent restroom was added to the property.
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ODENVILLE - Funeral Service for George Reid Martin, Jr., age 66, will be held Saturday, September 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Coosa Valley Church of God. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Church. Mr. Martin passed away Sunday, Sep…
Miss Shelby Lynn Webster, 12, of Vinemont, Alabama passed away on September 17, 2021 in Birmingham. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Dawn Campbell, David Campbell, and Glenn Webster, Sr. She is survived by her mother, Ashley Colley; father, Glenn Webster, Jr.; brother, Bentley-…
Kathryn T. Carroll, age 77, of Toney, Alabama passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Kathryn was born February 14, 1944 in Arizona to Lucille Hunsucker Turner and James W. Turner. Kathryn is survived by her sons, Jerry Alan Windham, Jeffrey Wayne Windham, Davin Turner Windham, Larry Ke…
- Pell City man arrested for sexual assault charges
- Moody police department places memorials for fallen officers
- Pell City High School marching band receives high ratings at competition
- Fire department enters mutual aid agreement
- Pell City Jr. High cheerleaders earn CPR certifications
- Leeds Senior Center receives $10K
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