Scholarship. Leadership. Talent. Eleventh grade girls graduating in May 2021, and interested in earning college scholarships through Distinguished Young Women are invited to go www.stclair.al.distinguishedyw.org and click on "Apply Now.” An informational meeting for potential participants an…
This past weekend was full of pageants and we want to congratulate the following ladies on their new titles: Maddie Cochran was crowned 2020 Miss Pell High, Lillie Switzer was named Miss Duran North, Lila Henderson for being chosen Junior Miss Panther Sweetheart and Baily Crump for winning M…
Continuing his goal of ending childhood obesity, fitness icon Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), has kicked off 2020 by selecting the state of Alabama for its 2020 DON’T QUIT! Campaign. The NFGFC will deliver a state-of-the-art DON’T …
This month, the Spotlight Kids Program at CEPA will bring A Christmas Carol, the Musical to the stage in Pell City as its 2019 Holiday Production. This show, adapted by Sister Marcella Holloway with music by Mary Ann Joyce-Walter, will be performed December 13-15.
Leeds High School students, Kayla Gimberg and Cassidee Williams, presented their senior class project idea to the City Council on Monday night.
On Wed., Nov. 20, fifth grade students at Williams Intermediate School (WIS) in Pell City hosted special visitors for their D.A.R.E. graduation, including Pell City Schools Superintendent Dr. James Martin, St. Clair County Sheriff Billy Murray, Pell City Police Chief Paul Irwin, St. Clair Co…
The Alabama Community College System joins the state’s bicentennial efforts by leading a new volunteer initiative called Clean Home Alabama.
This year The Gathering Place Christian Academy embarked on something they’ve never done before – a city-wide kindness campaign designed to give back to the community while raising money for the school. The campaign, called Kindness Matters, began on Oct. 10 and ended on Oct. 30 with the goa…
The St. Clair County Virtual Preparatory Academy offers students an alternative to other schools, while still giving them an accredited education.
The Pell City Schools Education Foundation Program awarded over 95 grants with a total of $22,904.84 to teachers within the Pell City School System.
Twenty-eight JSU students were inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) on Oct. 10, including Emily Strange of Ragland.
Over 700 third graders from the St. Clair County School System attended the 2nd Annual Farm Day in Odenville last week.
Since 2012, The Gathering Place Christian Academy has been making a difference in the lives of students through preparatory education, and now those students want to make a difference in the city of Moody.
Over 150 students from elementary to high school in St. Clair County came together to compete and have fun at the annual St. Clair County Special Olympics held at Moody Miracle Park on Oct. 10.
The Kiwanis Club of Pell City seeks to recognize educators in their community each school year by selecting a teacher of the month. Each school, from elementary to high school, participates.
Ashville is a city with a well of history that doesn't run dry, from its structures and customs to its records and historic documents. One has only a short trek to the Inzer Museum or the Ashville Museum of Archives to find out his grandmother's maiden name or if she ever spent time in jail.
The Alabama Farmers Federation invested in the future of the state’s No. 1 industry by awarding 80 Auburn University (AU) students from 55 counties with $123,500 in scholarships.
In honor of Fire Prevention Month in October and to bring fire safety top of mind, First Alert is teaming up with more than 1,700 Lowe’s stores across the country in a joint effort to spread awareness about the importance of whole home protection.
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.
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…