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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced late Friday that she was closing all kindergarten through 12th grade schools from March 18- April 6. Because a state of emergency has been declared related to the COVID-19 virus, the missed school days will not have to be made up by students.

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The Alabama Department of Public Health announced today in a press conference that a case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Montgomery County.


Cullman’s Len and June Brooks are adventurers and love to travel, but they got a little bit more adventure than they bargained for when they embarked on a 15-day cruise to Hawaii aboard the Grand Princess cruise ship on Feb. 21. Nineteen people on the cruise became infected with the novel coronavirus, and a passenger who’d been on board the ship just one week earlier later died from the virus.

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Voters across St. Clair County went to the polls today to decide party nominations for U.S. Senate and presidential nominee.

This Week's Circulars


PELL CITY - Mrs. Norma Rose Howell, 87, of Pell City, AL passed away on Saturday, April. 4, 2020. The family held a private graveside service on Monday, April 6, 2020 at Mt. Zion Cemetery. A Celebration of Life Service will be announced at a later date for Mrs. Howell. Mrs. Howell was preced…

PELL CITY - Atha Whitten Pilgreen, age 87, passed away March 24, 2020. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Kilgroe Funeral Home - Pell City will direct.

CROPWELL - Funeral Service for Billy Joe Rich, age 83, were held Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m. from the Chapel of Kilgroe Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Valley Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Rich passed away Thursday, March 1…