Daisy the cow visits Alexandria Elementary students Amanda Griffith brought Daisy as an exhibit of the Alabama Dairy Farmers Mobile Dairy Classroom. The "classroom" program, which originates from the Southwest Dairy Farmers trade group based in Texas, visits 120 schools in the state of Alabama each school year.
Oxford's new performing arts center opens with ASO program Work began in 2011 on the $10.4 million renovation and addition at the former city hall in downtown oxford. It was completed just in time to welcome the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, led by resident conductor Christopher Confessore. It was a special night for former Councilwoman Norma Martin, too.
Proposed zoning changes to be heard by Heflin City Council The restaurant, Father and Son Grill, is expected to open May 24 in the building where the Rusty Spur Sports Bar previously resided. It is currently unable to get a liquor license because it sits in a general business district which doesn’t allow alcohol sales.
Kevin Welch, whose daughter Kanmiyah attends Cobb, said the move could be a positive step. But at the same time, he added, it could negatively affect students who are dispersed among other elementary schools. “They might be split up with their friends,” he said.
Dial had his own big plans for the year — including a bill that would eliminate the sales tax on food by increasing increasing the sales tax on other items. The bill never came to the floor of the Senate.
According to the Alabama Department of Labor, the county's unemployment rate decreased to 6.5 percent in April from 7.1 percent in March. The decrease was due to a gain of 645 employed workers between the two months.
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Two of Wood’s bills this term fall under the category of crime and offenses, which Wood has experience with as a former deputy sheriff. One bill would impose additional penalties on anyone arrested wearing a bulletproof vest.
RMC medical director Dr. David Zinn said he and several other hospital physicians have used the new system considerably this week. "I'm impressed ... and we have some physicians who say they love it and appreciate being able to see all their patients on one list."
There should be an unbroken view into the forest, said fire management officer Scott Layfield. But the undergrowth has become too dense, thereby limiting the diversity of the plants and animals that live there.