Mayor Mickey Walker reminds public on leaving children and pets in hot vehiciles, unattended

Mayor Walker reminds public to not leave children and pets in hot vehilces.

By Kanids Snyder
Managing Editor

CARROLLTON-The Carrollton Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Mickey Walker on July 12, 2022. The council approved of the last meeting minutes as well as the bills.

Updates given to the council started with the approval for the completion of the 2020-2021 annual audit. With no other discussion, the council made the motion to approve of the audit.

Board of Education discusses third grade accountability data

Board of Education disccusses decision on third grade accountability data

By Felicity Holman
Staff Writer

LADOW- The Pickens County Board of Education took place on July 19, 2022. Board Chairman Annie Jackson called the meeting to order. Vice-President Sam Wiggins was not in attendance.

After the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance, the board approved the June 1 and June 14, 2022 meeting minutes and the payroll.

Aliceville Police Chief Jones warns citizens about scam calls

Aliceville City Council Meeting

By Felicity Holman
Staff Writer

ALICEVILLE- On July 13, 2022, the Aliceville City Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Terrence Windham. Councilwoman Rebecca Gilliam was not in attendance.

The meeting began with the invocation, then the council approved the minutes from the previous meeting. The meeting then proceeded to unfinished business.

First in unfinished business was to discuss the park lights.

Pickens County citizen speaks to Commission in concern for the ambulance service

Edgar Calloway expresses concern for ambulance service.

By Felicity Holman
Staff Writer

CARROLLTON- The Pickens County Board of Commissioners meeting took place on July 12, 2022. Chairman Jerry Fitch called the meeting to order.

The meeting opened with a public comment from Edgar Calloway concerning the Pickens County Ambulance Service.

Aliceville Council woman Ball speaks to Boys and Girls Club

CITY OF ALICEVILLE COUNCILWOMAN/PASTOR TALYA BALL SPEAKS TO BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB--Councilwoman Ball came to speak to the Aliceville Boys and Girls Club. During her time with the youth, she helped them to desgin a t-shirt.

Mr. Hugh L. Spencer Jr. serves as the Unit Director. Youth Professionals are Mrs. Linda Gosa, Ms. Myah Shamery, Mr. Nick Degraffereid, and Education Advisor Ms. Brittany Spencer.

City of Reform awarded $5 million grant for water/sewer projects

Mayor Melody Davis expresses her gratitude to the city council for the reward of the $5 million
grant to help with water/sewer projects.

By Felicity Holman
News Correspondent

REFORM- On July 5, 2022, the Reform City Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Melody Davis. Councilmember Malcolm Giles was not in attendance.

The council approved of the minutes as well as the payables.

Aliceville Council approves purchase of new weather siren system

Aliceville Council approves of new weather siren along with other items of discussion at meeting

By Kandis Snyder
Managing Editor

ALICEVILLE-The Aliceville City Council meeting was called to order on June 29, 2022 by Mayor Terrence Windham. Council member Gilliam was not present at the meeting.

After the invocation was given, the council approved of last meeting’s minutes. There was no unfinished business causing the agenda to move into new business.