1. On Thursday, November 2nd, the Alabama Clean Fuel Coalition held a two-hour Drive Clean Rural workshop from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Providing lunch for those attending. Mayor Hinton opened the event with a welcome to the attendees, which included representatives from local and surrounding businesses, media representatives, and city officials.
  1. The 46th annual J.C. Webb Memorial Dove Shoot at Marion Military held at the scenic Safford location and hosted by Sam, Lynne, and David Givhan was a resounding success. The day was filled with excitement and camaraderie as attendees gathered to support the Corps of Cadets and enjoy a day of hunting. Several other attendees were also fortunate enough to walk away with prizes, including Michael Lynch who won a gun and shell cases, Ethan Parden who won a turkey hunt, Todd More who won a Beretta A400, and Dudley Lawson who won a chartered redfish trip. A total of $207,000 was raised for the MMI Foundation
  1. College City Drugs held it’s Christmas Open House on Friday, November 17, and took place through Sunday, the 19th and as promised was a great day of festive fun.


  1. Perry County was notified by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) that they had successfully awarded the county a grant of $200,000.00. This marks the second grant given to the county by ADEM; the first being $300,000.00 to help clean up illegal dump sites on the side of the roadways throughout Perry County. This recent award is part of the American Recovery Plan Act and serves to replace culverts and stormwater cross-drains in the unincorporated parts of the county.