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Articles from the June 6, 2019 edition

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 By Joe Thomas    News    June 6, 2019

Century woman jailed after tip

A tip about a possible drug transaction in East Brewton led to the arrest of two Century residents on drug charges. Apollonia Burt, 31, 13 George Ave., and Fred Hall, 51, 50 West Pond St., were both...

 

Jay working to meet ultimatum

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a three-month ultimatum to the Town of Jay to finish any renovations and repairs of the livestock market, according to Jay Operations Manager...

 

Are Century gas workers qualified?

Last May, CPA Robert Hudson asked the Century Council to allow monthly for five months for $5,000 to come from the big trash pick-up and $7,000 to come from the special revenue go into the struggling...

 

Century library taking a trip on the 'Universe of Stories'

Last Friday, May 31, Century area children and adults got to experiment too see how the surface of the moon was made and see real moon rocks and meteorite samples and explore lunar science and cosmic...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 6, 2019

Run in the mud this Saturday in Brewton

More than 300 runners from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas will be in Brewton this weekend to compete in Saturday's Burnt Corn Creek Run through the woods, through the...

 

Century agrees to pay audit cost

The Century Council voted Monday to approve to pay $9,000 beyond the $21,000 submitted by auditing firm Warren Averett, allowing Mayor Henry Hawkins to sign an engagement letter to begin the town's...

 

Brewton gears up for Blueberry fest

The 39th annual Alabama Blueberry Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 15, at historic downtown Brewton in Jennings Park. The festival features homemade blueberry foods...

 

Alger-Sullivan fundraising yard sale

The Alger Sullivan Historical Society (ASHS) in Century will host its annual yard this Saturday, June 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the corner of 4th Street and Jefferson Avenue, in the...

 

Lawrence McKinley farmed near Canoe

During the early 1900s, The Atmore Advance kept a weekly account of area residents in short biographies which were written by Hugh B. Dubose under the column name Who's Who in Atmore. On May 2, 1929, Dubose chronicled the life of local farmer...

 
 By Patsy Green    Lifestyles    June 6, 2019

Come out to support Alger-Sullivan's yard sale

The Alger Sullivan Historical Society needs your help as we try to raise funds to pay utility bills, etc. We are having a yard sale at the Historic Park (4th and Jefferson in Century) on Saturday June...

 

Honoring the half baked mom that got it right

So here I sit this day pondering on what my offspring really feel about me as a Mom. In all honesty it doesn't matter now because they turned out as awesome humans, so I must have been okay, RIGHT? From the moment I felt the first fluter of life I...

 
 By Joe Thomas    Opinion    June 6, 2019

You'd have killed that coon too

I've seen the Facebook video, I've seen the Facebook posts. I didn't go looking for them, they were forwarded to me about Atmore Mayor Jim Staff killing a raccoon with a shovel. I've seen the...

 
 By Our View    Opinion    June 6, 2019

Head to the council chambers

We may sound like a broken record, but if you live in Flomaton and you get this issue of the Tri-City Ledger before 1 p.m. today (Thursday), you need to be at town hall. We've written about it, people have talked about it, people have called us...

 

We deserve the whole story now

It is fitting that last week, now-former Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced his resignation and return to private life and his shuttering the office of the Special Counsel. Just the day before his announcement, I filed a bill to get some real...

 
 By Pete Riehm    Opinion    June 6, 2019

A controversial waste

After almost two years of intense yet insipid national turmoil, the Special Counsel investigating the 2016 Presidential Election finally completed and submitted their report. Due to previous indictments of several Russians, we knew the Special...

 
 By Fred Kelley    Opinion    June 6, 2019

Looking inside the death chamber

I drive by the sign every time I head south on Hwy. 21 to the interstate. The sign says William C. Holman Correctional Facility. Most of the time the gate is raised, the road is open to driving past the prison and the area is quiet. On rare days the...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 6, 2019

Flomaton eyes code plan

Is Smart Growth America's Form Based Code a good fit to move Flomaton forward economically? That question may be answered at a meeting scheduled for 1 p.m. today (Thursday) at Flomaton Town Hall....

 

Jay OKs full-time, pay raise

The Jay town council voted Monday night to approve hiring part-time billing clerk April Watson as a full-time employee and one pay raise for town maintenance worker Kevin Herrman with discussion of a...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    June 6, 2019

Two Century men arrested

A call to the Flomaton Police Department dispatch Sunday about a possible intoxicated driver ended with multiple charges agains the two Century residents that included drugs, contraband and a weapon....

 
 By Mike Qualls    News    June 6, 2019

Temple ceases operation

On Tuesday, Georgia-Pacific officials told employees at Temple, a particle board plant in Monroeville, that the company’s composite panels segment will cease production operations in 60 to 90 days. Temple currently has 95 employees. GP also...

 
 By Michael Tonder    News    June 6, 2019

Monroeville man drowns

Franklin James Banks, II, 20, of Monroeville drowned at Desoto State Park near Fort Payne in northeast Alabama Friday afternoon. Banks graduated from from Monroe County High School in 2016 where he was a decorated athlete and student. He was pursuing...

 

Summer food program set

The Escambia County (Ala.) Summer Feeding Program began last Tuesday, June 4 and will continue through Friday, June 28, 2019. Monday through Thursday, breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Escambia County High School, Escambia County...

 

Pollard McCall sets honor roll

Pollard-McCall Jr. High announces their A and A-B honor roll students for the fourth nine weeks. The students’ names are as follows: All A's First Grade: Alex Bryant, Skipman Fountain, Logan Golden, Annelise Kent, Raghen Morris, Isaac White and...

 

Atmore VFW kicks off art contest

Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 announces the kick-off of their 3rd Annual Summer Patriotic Art Poster Contest. Children ages 4-15 have the opportunity to compete for prize money in four age categories: 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15. The...

 

Tips to avoid dehydration these summer months

“Whee, it’s Hot!” “Oh, Boy it’s HOT out here and it’s not even summer yet!” These are a few of the sentiments I have heard lately about the weather. Amy Mullins, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent in the Panhandle has the perfect tips...

 

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