Chief Anthony W. Durrah completed 240 hours of training in the Certified Law Enforcement Executive Program.
The Alabama Department of Transportation’s (ALDOT) District Administrator, Jonathan Anderson, spoke to the Reform City Council at their regular meeting on Apr. 3. regarding the intersection of State Road 17 and U.S. Highway 82.
At their meeting on Apr. 2, the Gordo City Council received the final results of the city’s audit report.
The Mayberry Sock Hop is coming up in Gordo on April 21. Tribute artists impersonating characters from the town of Mayberry will be there along with Andy Griffith’s real-life daughter, Dixie. But I learned from our Gordo friend and Otis Campbell impersonator, Kenneth Junkin, the Festus character from the “Gunsmoke” series will be crashing the party. So, of course I had to give him a call.
Attorney General Steve Marshall announced final passage of the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act, (SB 318), which cleared the Alabama Senate 30 to 0 on Tuesday, April 3.
Seven Corners, Inc. was selected by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to continue as the Comprehensive Medical Services contractor for inmates housed at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Aliceville.
The towns of Gordo and Reform were recently awarded a Gold Risk Management Award by the insurance divisions of the Alabama League of Municipalities.
The New Era Arts Club met on Monday, Apr. 2, in the Aliceville Civic Center Rotary Room for the club’s yearly business meeting.
Christopher Bryant of Gordo has been selected as an Honors College ambassador at The University of Alabama for the 2018/2019 school year.
During the week of April 8-14, the member libraries of the Pickens County Cooperative Library System – Aliceville, Carrollton, Pickens County Cooperative, Reform, and Ruth Holliman/Gordo – will join libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through the transformative services, programs, and expertise they offer.
In November of 2016, Christopher H. Gordon, a Corrections Officer at FCI Aliceville, was pulled over in the city of Reform for driving 73 miles per hour in a 45-mile-per-hour speed zone. He immediately identified himself as a Federal Officer working with the Marshal service.
At the Aliceville City Council meeting on Mar. 28, council members heard from committee spokesman, Donny Sanders, regarding the committee’s recommendation for a new full-time Chamber-City Liaison Director and Industrial Recruiter.