JACKSONVILLE, AL -- More than 500 gifted musicians and auxiliary were selected for Jacksonville State University's prestigious band program, the Marching Southerners, for Fall 2019. A record 551 students - 191 of them freshmen - have joined the band for the 2019-2020 season, including:
The Delta Omicron chapter (Pell City) of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International awards its annual grant-in-aid to a graduating PCHS senior who is going into education, and the check is presented once they have been admitted to their university’s college of education.
The third graders at Eden Elementary School in Pell City learned how things they do can effect others at the 3rd Grade Literacy Night last week.
MONTGOMERY – On Tuesday Governor Kay Ivey announced the 21 schools selected as Alabama Bicentennial Schools of Excellence. Springville Elementary School was among the 21 schools listed.
The Pell City Board of Education (BOE) accepted Dr. Anthony “Tony” Dowdy's letter of retirement as Principal of Pell City High School (PCHS) at a special called meeting last Thursday.
The Pell City School Board of Education selected Dr. James Martin III as the new Pell City School Superintendent from the five finalists that were interviewed the previous week.
Let’s Get Real® Regional Marriage Conference is a three-day marriage experience coming to Pell City on September 6-8. This event is for any couple who would like to take a break from the pressures of life, attend an event with their spouse, have time to focus on each other, evaluate where th…
Technology may be blamed for contributing to the childhood obesity epidemic, but Alabama SNAP-Ed educators are actually using it to help combat the problem.
The Pell City School System School Board of Education interviewed five finalists for the PCSS Superintendent position last week.
The month of July was a busy one for the St. Clair 4-H! Over one hundred 9-14 year old 4-H’ers from across the county participated in a variety of activities that combined learning with fun during the 4-H Clover Classroom.
The search for a new Pell City School Superintendent has been narrowed down to five top finalists, including three local candidates.
The St. Clair Clay Cutters represented Alabama 4-H in the National 4-H Shooting Sports Competition June 23-28. The competition was held in Grand Island, Nebraska with 4-H teams from all over the country.
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.
This Week's Circulars
RAGLAND - Mr. Harold G. Burnham, Sr., age 86, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019. He is preceded in death by his wife, Delaine Burnham and son, Harold Burnham, Jr. He is survived by two sons, David (Lavenia) Burnham and Robert Burnham; two daughters, Nancy (Gary) Crow and Teresa (Allen) …
PELL CITY - William "Van" Davis passed away on September 4, 2019 in Pell City, Alabama. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. in The Beacon of First United Methodist Church in Pell City. The funeral service will take place on Septemb…
Funeral serivce for Mr. Glover Cook, Jr. will be Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Overcoming Church, Ashville, AL at 1 p.m with Eulogist, District Elder Edward Lane. Public visitation will be Friday, September 6, 2019 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Internment will follow in the Alabama National Cem…