Pickens County

Reform Council Sign Resolution for the Rebuild Alabama Grant

Reform Council discusses resolution for transportation plan with Rebuild Alabama.

By Felicity Holman
Staff Writer

REFORM- The Reform City Council meeting occurred on August 2, 2022. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Melody Davis.

The council approved the minutes as well as the payables. In old business, the donation of funds for the Youth Football League was tabled for further discussion. The council voted for and signed the Rebuild Alabama Annual Transportation Plan resolution in new business.

Aliceville Rotary presents scholarship to senior

Anna Rose Milner, scholarship recipient, with grandfather Billy McKinzey
Photo By Johnie McKinzey

ALICEVILLE-The Aliceville Rotary Club presented this year’s “Service Above Self ” scholarship to Anna Rose Milner, recent graduate from Pickens Academy. She is the grand-daughter of member Billy McKinzey, who is the longest of all members of 50 plus years.

Mayor Walker gives thanks to Town of Gordo

Mayor Walker

By Felicity Holman
Staff Writer

CARROLLTON- The Carrollton City Council meeting took place on August 4, 2022. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Mickey Walker. The council approved the minutes of the last meeting and the bills.

Updates given to the council began with the DRA and CDBG-CV grants. Mayor Walker confirmed that bids have opened and are currently in negotiations. With no further discussion, the council motioned to approve the negotiations.

Gordo Council receives request for help to establish community building in Northgate

Timothy King addresses Gordo council for request of community building.

By Doug Sanders
News Correspondent

GORDO-The Gordo Town Council received a request at its Aug. 1 meeting to turn two lots in the Northgate subdivision into a community type building that could be used for multiple purposes.

Aliceville Resident Petitions Commission to Pave Bradford Road

Aliceville citizen asks commission about paving Bradford Road

By Felicity Holman
Staff Writer

CARROLLTON- The Pickens County Board of Commissioners meeting took place on July 26, 2022. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Jerry Fitch and began with citizens' public comments.

The first public comment came from Donny Sanders of the Pickens County Water Authority concerning the change in location of the pumping system.

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.