Council hears from candidate, Nancy Ray

Candidate Nancy Ray running for District 1 Commission speaks at Reform Council

By Felicity Holman
News Correspondent

REFORM- On May 3, 2022, the Reform City Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Melody Davis.

After the invocation given by Councilmember Charlie Taggert, Mayor Davis invited guest speaker Nancy Ray, a County Com- missioner Candidate, up to introduce herself to the council.

City of Carrollton to Hold Several Events in May

Council discusses events in May for town.

By Donna Bain
Staff Writer

CARROLLTON-The Carrolton City Council meeting was held May 5, 2022. The meeting began with a prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Councilman Freddie Lowe and Council- woman Terisa Robbins were not in attendance.

The minutes were approved on a motion from Councilman Chuck McDaniel and a second from Councilman Phillip Trull. The council approved to pay the city’s bills with a motion from Councilman Trull and a second from Councilman McDaniel.

Gordo Town Council votes to help fund Gordo Youth Football and Cheerleaders Association

Gordo Council votes to help fund football and cheer association in Gordo.

By Justin Anderson
News Correspondent

GORDO- The Gordo Town Council meeting was held Monday, May 2nd. After a call to order by the Mayor, there was a short prayer and then the Pledge of Allegiance led by the Mayor.

Board of Education discusses updated policy leave statement

Board of Education discusses updated policy leave statement.

By Felicity Holman
News Correspondent

LADOW- The Pickens County Board of Education took place on April 25, 2022. Board Chairman Annie Jackson called the meeting to order. After the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance, the board approved the March 16, 2022, meeting minutes and the payroll. Jennifer Shirley announced the financial reports for the months of February and March of 2022. Board member Frankie Spencer made a motion to accept the reports. Vice-Chairman Sam Wiggins seconded him, and the motion passed.

County Commission approves of hire of a new Accounting Assistant

Pickens County Commission hires Suzanne Pearson as Accounting Assistant

By Felicity Holman
News Correspondent

CARROLLTON- The Pickens County Board of Commissioners meeting took place on April 26, 2022. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Jerry Fitch.

A motion was made by Commissioner Mark Gray to approve the consent agenda as well as to reschedule the May 10, 2022, Commission Meeting to May 5, 2022, at 11:00 AM. Commissioner Bobby Bain seconded the motion, and it was approved.

City of Aliceville begins road paving project, looking to expand city limits

Aliceville Council discusses road paving project and looking to expand city limits.

By Justin Anderson
News Correspondent

ALICEVILLE- The Aliceville City Council held their bi-weekly meeting again on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The first order of business was to approve the minutes of the last meeting. Since there were no questions from anyone, the minutes were approved.

Congresswoman Terri Sewell speaks at town hall meeting in Aliceville

Congresswoamn Sewell speaks on topics related to updates by Congress.

By Kandis Snyder
Managing Editor

ALICEVILLE-Elected officials of Aliceville brought about a town hall meeting with Congress-woamn Terri Sewell to be the face of the meeting speaking on a congressional update on April 20, 2022 at Aliceville City Hall. Tiedra Owens, a native of Pickens County, heads over the Tuscaloosa office for Sewell and introduced the program at the meeting. She recognized elected officials in the audience Aliceville Council-memeber Thomas Wilkins, Commissioner Bobby Ingram and Mayor Terrence Windham