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The Springville Area Chamber of Commerce participated with local elected officials in the Grand Opening Celebration for Big Springs Veterinary Clinic.  This full-service veterinary clinic is owned and operated by Dr. Johnathan Elliott and his team. 

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St. Clair County, along with the rest of Alabama, has seen a surge of COVID-19 cases following the holidays. Dr. Wes Stubblefield, who is the district medical officer for the north eastern Alabama Department of Public Health, said the infection rates are likely due to the new variant, Omicron. 

Gov. Kay Ivey announced a $6.8 million grant to be spread across Alabama to aid domestic violence and sexual assault victims. Programs and Organizations who provide assistance to domestic violence and sexual assault victims are the recipients for these funds. Some of the funds have also been…

BIRMINGHAM (Jan. 6, 2022) – With temperatures in Alabama falling below freezing this week, a poison control expert at Children’s of Alabama wants to remind people about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. She says it can happen during the winter when people heat their homes in unsafe ways.

Qualifying started Tuesday and St. Clair County Commission Chairman Paul Manning didn’t waste any time. Manning is seeking the seat he has held since November 12, 2014. Manning is seeking his third consecutive term as Chairman of the St. Clair County Commission. 


Moody Lieutenant Pete Hicks graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA on Dec. 16. The program was a 10-week educational and fitness course. 

Pell City celebrated its fourth annual Christmas Tree Festival. The event was sponsored by The Heart of Pell City in collaboration with the city, St. Clair County Commission, Pell City Commerce and 3rd Thursdays.


A cold front will pass through central Alabama Friday night through Saturday afternoon bringing possible widespread thunderstorms and winds expected to reach 60 mph. 

Spotlight Kids, one of CEPA’s eight drama clubs throughout St. Clair County, returns to the stage this holiday season with a huge cast that is eager to tell a story of Sherlock Holmes.

Duran South Junior High School students recognized and honored those who served to protect our freedom on Wednesday, November 10, at a special Veterans Day Program. 

The City of Moody was the only city to approve the tax increase for the St. Clair County School System during the Nov. 16 referendum vote. Superintendent Mike Howard said he’s excited to see things begin to fall into place as plans progress.

The Moody Christmas parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. The deadline to submit a participation application is Dec. 8. The application is on the City of Moody website. The theme will be a Very Merry Disney Christmas Parade.

On Friday, Dec. 10 from 6-9 p.m., CEPA will present its 2021 Christmas Celebration featuring music, film, food and drink and more throughout the evening. Hear jazz-inspired Christmas classics performed by Greg White feat. Keith White, enjoy a capella carols by the quartet Surprise Package an…

The Pell City Chamber of Commerce has plans for a Christmas parade on Dec. 9, starting at Pell City High School and ending at Avondale walking track. The deadline to submit an application to have a float entered in the parade is Dec. 3. Those interested can visit t…

New York Times and U.S.A Today bestselling author, Karen White will be at the Pell City Public Library on Tuesday, November 30 at 11:30 a.m. for a special free author event in connection with her latest work, The Attic on Queen Street. In this novel, the author invites readers to return to C…

The Community Health Clinic has been awarded a grant of $19,250 from the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama’s Stringfellow Health Fund. The Pell City Council approved the execution of the agreement to accept the grant.

To keep drivers and workers safe over the holiday weekend, the Alabama Department of Transportation will have no lane closures on the state’s interstates from midnight on Nov. 23 through 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 28.

Springville resident Clayton Martin spent the last year writing and publishing his own children’s book based on the friendship between his daughter Norah, and one of her friends in church, Levi. The book was released on Oct. 6 and has sold over 1200 copies. 


On Nov. 16 citizens living in St. Clair County were able to approve or deny a 5 mill increase for the school system. This property tax increase request is part of the 2021 Fall Referendum. 


Lakeside Live, organized by Casey Cambron will take place this Saturday from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. It will consist of live music, a car show, a battle of the badges featuring local police and fire departments, vendors and door prizes. 


Horse Pens 40 in Steele held a slingshot competition this past weekend, drawing crowds from all over the country. 


The Christian Love Pantry received a Crown electric pallet lift thanks to donations from 18 businesses in and around Pell City. The lift was gifted to the organization last Thursday at their volunteer appreciation lunch. 


AUSTIN, Texas -- Nearly three hours of oral arguments over a pair of lawsuits seeking to halt Texas’ controversial and recently enacted abortion ban ended with U.S. Supreme Court justices appearing to lean in favor of allowing the cases to move forward.


When assistant director and Spotlight coordinator Shelby Duke leaves the CEPA theater for the night, clicking off lights, tidying the tech area and locking the door, she always wishes the lurking spirits goodnight. They’re left to the building with dim stage lights to allow their performance…

At the regular meeting on Monday night the Pell City council voted to partner with the county to pay $2 million dollars to be relieved of what was a yearly $100,000 debt. 

Within the past week the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Billy Murray have announced the promotions of two deputies, the hiring of a new school resource officer and a deputy’s retirement.

County commission passed a resolution in support of repurposing the St. Clair County prison property following the state’s decision to close it. James Hill, a county attorney, said the commission decided this for a “variety of reasons.” 

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.

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