ADPH: County Health Departments don’t have free masks

Ed. Note: The Alabama Dept. of Public Health released the following statement this week regarding the apparent misconception that county health departments had free masks for the public: County health departments in Alabama do not have free face masks to distribute to the public. According to information provided to the news media by the federal...
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Faunsdale awarded $300k grant for downtown improvements

The Town of Faunsdale in Marengo County has been awarded a first-ever $300,000 Community Development Block Grant by Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA).  The grant will be used to improve the sidewalks and lighting of downtown Faunsdale. Last year Kenneth Boswell, Director of ADECA, and Frank Dobson,...
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15 Years Ago in the Perry County Herald: Jan. 25, 2007

January 25, 2007 Making good on their campaign promises, newly-elected County Commissioners Fairest Cureton and Clarence Black are hoping to make other commissioners take another look at the controversial Uniontown landfill.Cureton, whose District Four includes the area of Uniontown north of Highway 80, made a motion at the commission’s meeting Tuesday, Jan. 23 to place the...
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Making History: Women work to get their Black Belt hometown to fully vaccinated

by: Casey Roberts Dorothy Oliver and Drucilla Russ-Jackson made history this past year in their community of Panola, Alabama, when they successfully got 97% of their community fully vaccinated by September 2021.Oliver, a widow and store-owner, and Russ-Jackson, Sumter County Commissioner and stepmother to Selma District Attorney Michael Jackson, joined forces shortly after the state’s...
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Charles Jones, Sr.

Charles E. Jones, 84, of Demopolis, died Jan. 28 at his home.Jones was born August 1, 1937.Jones was a prominent local business owner, community leader, and politician, known throughout the Black Belt. He served on Demopolis’ city council, in a seat now held by his son, Charles Jones, Jr.Visitation was held on Friday, February 4...
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Alphonse Ashe

Alphonse Ashe died Jan. 29 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham at the age of 59. He was born May 28, 1962 to Ms. Rosie Ashe and the late Fred Ashe in Tuskegee.He confessed Christ at an early age at Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Crenshaw, Miss. He later joined Mt. Horeb Baptist Church in...
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