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…

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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 …

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…


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. 


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.


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.

School starts this Tuesday, Aug 10. You may want to leave a little earlier than normal for work and please watch for school buses and children.

The St. Clair County Commission volunteered Roadwork for the worn roadway at the Stadium at SHS on July 29th.

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.


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. 

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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