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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
On Wednesday July 28, The Pell City Public Library welcomes USA Today, best-selling author of historical fiction, Susan Meissner, presenting her new book, The Nature of Fragile Things! Can the power of love overcome fear?
A COVID-19 outbreak has been reported at the St. Clair County Jail in Ashville. One correctional officer and 37 inmates have tested positive for the virus, according to a statement made on the jail’s Facebook page by Sheriff Billy Murray.
George Robinson, 20, was arrested on July 13 at 6:32 p.m. for three charges of possession of child pornography in Moody. Robinson is currently being held at St. Clair County Jail on a $90,000 bond.
The Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA) held its 57TH Annual Membership Meeting and Elections on June 19 confirming a new slate of officers and directors at the close of the business meeting. The annual meeting was held at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Destin, Fla., June 17-20.
Independence Day was hopefully enjoyed by all. But there is more in store for those who don't mind the drive and haven't had their fill of food truck fair, fun for kids and other festivities associated with the fourth.
A Birmingham man suffered life-threatening injuries from being shot Sunday evening around 6 p.m. on Blue Cut Road. A second man was also shot, but officials say his injuries did not appear to be critical.
On Tuesday, June 15, five members of the Moody Lions Club visited The Arc of St. Clair County. Lion President Steve Sink, President-elect Vernon Barker, Membership Chair Jane Barker, and Board of Director Members David and Michelle McGowen toured the facility and met with employees. The tour…
Senior citizens in St. Clair County are happy to be back together after a year of COVID-19 restrictions kept them out of senior centers.
According to the American Red Cross, 7.8% of Americans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and 30% of them are military veterans. As the nation recognizes National PTSD Awareness Day Sunday to bring attention to PTSD and educate people about it, Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville…
As humans make plans for celebrating America’s birthday with cookouts, parties and fireworks, dog owners should also make plans to keep their pets safe and at home. While we may love the way fire works light up the sky, for many dogs fireworks are a traumatic event.
The Springville Fire Department held a ceremony to honor fallen Firefighter Jared Echols on the second anniversary of his death with the unveiling of a monument in his honor that will be the center focus of it’s planned memorial garden on June 17.
Joe Stevens, a track and field team Bulldawg, has brought home the state championship for the 3200m! He also set a personal record and a school record with a time of 10:02. The previous record was 10:09. Outstanding, Joe!
One year ago this week, Bama in a Box was launched from a small office in downtown Troy, Ala. The subscription box service, created by small business owner, Angi Horn, delivers boxes of Alabama made products to their customers and was formed as a way to help consumers connect with small business owners who were being negatively impacted by pandemic regulations.
A wreck that killed four Adamsville residents after their car plunged into Logan Martin Lake is being investigated by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA). The Pell City Police Department’s dive team assisted during the attempted rescue.
A first court date has been set for early July in the case of former police officer Barry Wathen, who is charged with two counts of distribution of a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance.
According to the attorney for the St. Clair County Commission, the new county jail under construction in Pell City is on schedule for its completion and is within budget.
County engineer for St. Clair, Dan Dahlke, has been named the 2021 County Engineer of the Year for Alabama. The announcement came in late May at a conference in Perdido Beach for the Alabama County Engineers Association.
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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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