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.
On Monday, June 21 my son Joseph Jay Scott of Coal City and Michael Kemp Thompson of Pineville, Kentucky will play seven golf courses, nine holes per course, in seven states in that one day.
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.
Alana Green and her husband Billy, of Ashville, have found a way they can contribute to honoring veterans and other soldiers: by inviting them over for a meal.
A second man has been arrested in the murder of Odenville’s Brian Shaw. Andray La’Quarn Pope Junior, 20, was arrested on Friday, June 4 at 5:30 p.m. following an outstanding warrant being issued for his arrest.
After the success of the first “Logan Martin Rumble,” the second rumble is set to begin at the Pell City CEPA Center on July 24.
Last week, the Pell City Police Department showed their commitment to the Special Olympics and also to special needs individuals around the world with their 2021 edition of the Torch Run.
Retiring Riverside Police Chief Rick Oliver has many moments that stick out in his prestigious career, and each one of them has made him appreciative of a long run as a police officer and community servant.
Following the arrest on two counts of distribution of a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance, police officer Barry Wathen has been terminated by the Pell City Police Department, effective immediately, on Tuesday, June 1.
One suspect has been arrested and another is at large in relation to the murder of Odenville man Brian A. Shaw. Shaw was found shot to death around 4:36 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
The struggle for racial justice has touched Alan Cashaw’s entire life. One year after George Floyd’s murder by a police officer, Cashaw said inertia rooted in “underlying biases” remains an obstacle.
The City of Leeds and the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of The Rug Bug Design Showroom at The Outlet Shops of Grand River in Leeds last Friday.
The District Attorney for St. Clair County joined other D.A.’s who signed a letter opposing the passing of the state’s medical marijuana bill. Despite their efforts, Gov. Kay Ivey signed the bill into law on Monday.
The St. Clair District Attorney along with a press release from the Sheriff’s Office indicate that more charges are expected for Hunter Webber, the Odenville man arrested on 20 counts of disseminating child pornography.
The lawsuit involving boosters of the Springville Band and a Florida-based travel company known as Musical Destinations has been moved from court in St. Clair County to federal court in Birmingham per request of the defendants of the case.
The City of Leeds and the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of White Flowers, at The Outlet Shops of Grand River in Leeds on Friday, April 30, 2021.
Two nursing homes in the Pell City area have been named in a national report of having major deficiencies and instances of putting residents into harm’s way.
The images that survive from the Freedom Riders’ stop in Anniston, Alabama tell a gruesome story of human brutality: a bus fire bombed, its riders temporarily trapped inside by a segregationist mob, then beaten when they do escape.
Wes Logan said memories came flooding back to him throughout the Whataburger Bassmaster Elite at Neely Henry Lake.
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.
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.
This Week's Circulars
Funeral services for Thomas Armond "Tommy" Ritch, 72, will be Friday, June 11 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of Kilgroe Funeral Home. Interment to followe at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Gallant. The family will receive friends on Friday from 10 a.m. until service time at funeral home…
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,…
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- Court date set for arrested former police officer
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- Two bodies found in Ragland
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- Second man arrested in Odenville murder case
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