One of Alabama’s most celebrated performers, Tallulah Bankhead, will be the subject of Pell City Public Library’s upcoming program on Wednesday, July 31 at noon. Presented by historian and museum consultant, Frances Robb, the event is planned in connection with the library’s Adult Summer Rea…
On Saturday July 20, at the edge of Logan Martin Lake at the Pell City Sports Complex, the Premier Bulls Tour hosted the fifth annual Bulls on the Lake rodeo tournament with food, attractions and live music entertainment. Sponsored in part by McSweeney Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Talladega T…
On Wednesday, July 24 at noon, the Pell City Public Library will welcome award-winning photographer John Dersham, as part of its 2019 Adult Summer Reading and Programming series. Dersham will present and share from his new book entitled, “My Alabama: John Dersham Photographs a State.”
On Tuesday July 16, the Pell City Board of Education held its regular meeting, over which Interim Superintendent Dr. Frank Costanzo presided for the first time.
The St. Clair County High School in Odenville “Sound of the Saints” band was formally invited to march in the 2020 London New Year’s Day Parade and now they are planning a music festival to raise funds for the trip.
Pell City Public Library welcomes beloved storyteller Dolores Hydock on Wednesday, July 17 at noon, as she presents, “A Celebration of Alabama Storytellers.”
Amy Smith, College and Career Counselor at Pell City High School (PCHS) was awarded a $1,000 grant at the Cash for College Celebration sponsored by Alabama Possible last Thursday at Trenholm State Community College.
Terry Jenkins, a search consultant contracted by the Alabama School Board Association, is helping the Pell City School Board find a new superintendent. In the past five years, Jenkins has done about 50 superintendent searches. His job is to help Pell City find a replacement for Dr. Michael B…
On Tuesday, June 11, the Pell City Board of Education held their June meeting to discuss events of the month of May, and Superintendent Dr. Michael Barber announced his resignation effective July 1. They opened the meeting with recognizing the Pell City High School 3D Archery team for winnin…
Five local college students will get a little relief when tuition bills come due for the 2019-2020 school year thanks to a $1,000 scholarship awarded through the competitive Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program.
The 2019 Northeast Alabama 4-H Regional Congress was held Saturday, May 18 at the Northeast Alabama Community College in Rainesville. Over 200 youth from Blount, Cherokee, Cullman, Dekalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison, Marshall and St. Clair counties participated.
TUSCALOOSA, AL -- For the fifth consecutive year, the student robotics team from The University of Alabama won NASA's grand prize in its Robotics Mining Competition. Among the student participants is Rachel Watts of Moody.
Dates for the 2019 Spotlight Summer Drama Camp have been set, and registration is now open. Plus, there’s something new for advanced students this year!
On the last official day of school for the 2018-19 school year, Dr. Michael Barber, Pell City School Superintendent, announced his retirement effective July 1 at a Board of Education meeting.
The St. Clair County Conservation District educated first and second graders at Walter M Kennedy Elementary School in Pell City about soil health on May 20 and 21.
TROY, AL-- Clayton Cato will serve as a Student Government Association Senator at Troy University during the 2019-20 academic year at the Troy Campus.
TROY -- Hannah Sweatt of Cropwell was recently inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success.
Pell City Kiwanis honored their April and May Teachers of the Month at their meeting this month. Tabitha Surles from Coosa Valley Elementary and Misty Moore, 4th grade teacher at Eden Elementary, were the recipients of this honor.
Fourth grade choir members from Walter M. Kennedy and Coosa Valley Elementary Schools represented Pell City Schools at the 2019 Young Voices Festival.
The St. Clair County 4-H had a wonderful turn out on Tuesday, April 9 for the 2019 St. Clair County Round-Up, which was held at the ALFA Building in Ashville. Over 30 4-Hers ages 9-17 competed in woodworking, public speaking, photography, baking, money-management, Legos, art, and story-telli…
Montgomery, Ala. – The list of 16 finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year has been narrowed to four of Alabama’s most outstanding educators. Each is described as a true classroom ambassador.
TUSCALOOSA, AL -- Ty Goodwin of Pell City is part of the 13th cohort of Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars at The University of Alabama. The 12 students were honored at a recent luncheon.
At the regular Pell City Board of Education meeting on Tuesday night, Eldon Hall, 79, of Pell City was selected to fill the vacancy left by Jeff Jones. Hall will finish out the remainder of Jones’ term until August 2020, when he will have to be elected for the District 5 seat.
Allison King of Moody won third place in the Senior North division of the Alabama Junior & Senior High School Beef Cook-Off held Saturday, April 6 at Carver High School in Montgomery. King is a student at Moody High School and placed with her dish, Italian Beef Salad.
Pell City pride strengthens as two teachers from District VI are among the Top 16 Finalists vying for the honor of Alabama Teacher of the Year (TOY). Leslie Hughes, a first grade teacher at Walter M. Kennedy, and Valerie Curtis, the Building Technology Coordinator for Pell City High School (…
CLARKSVILLE, TN -- Austin Peay State University congratulates Cristina Eubanks of Pell City on receiving the Transfer Dean's Scholarship for high-achieving new transfer students for the fall semester.
Eighth grade students at Duran North Junior High School in Pell City are getting ready to enter high school and plotting a course for their future education and careers.
Kiwanis Club of Pell City named Leslie Hughes as the March Teacher of the Month at their meeting last week. She received a certificate and a check to use in her classroom.
Williams Intermediate, Duran South, and Duran North all competed at the Jr. Beta State Convention at the BJCC on March 13-15. All three schools came home with wins and may be able to participate in the National Convention this summer in Oklahoma City.
The Pell City Board of Education recognized the Pell City High School wrestling team at their meeting last Tuesday. The high school wrestling coach, Del Hufford told the board that this was their best turn out in eight years. The team went 25-9 to cap off their 2018-2019 season. Out of thos…
This Week's Circulars
SPRINGVILLE - Funeral Service for Kayla Mashburn, age 42, was held Saturday August 10, 3 p.m., at The Church at Bradford Road in Springville, Interment followed at Springville Cemetery. Ms. Mashburn passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019. She is preceded in death by her father, Miles Owen Mas…
Reggie Hazelwood, born in October in 1941, died July 19, 2019 at his home in Bailey, N.C. Reggie was a former resident of St.Clair County.
WILMINGTON, NC - Graveside services for Maureen Roe Watson, age 65, of Jacksonville, North Carolina, formerly of Pell City, AL was held on Monday, July 1, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Ms. Watson passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Wilmington, North Carolina. Survivors includ…