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Progress 2021: Hokes Bluff looks forward to 2021

February 25, 2021

By Katie Bohannon, News Editor After overcoming the difficulties of 2020, Hokes Bluff Mayor Scott Reeves shared the city’s progress and unifying spirit moving into the new year. “Being a small-town mayor, your goal is always to have a sustained local economy that will support the needs of a city,” said Reeves. Reeves compared Hokes

Progress 2021: Attalla Mayor shares 2021 plans

February 25, 2021

By Katie Bohannon, News Editor Following a prosperous year in the midst of a pandemic, Attalla Mayor Larry Means reflects on 2020 and his vision for the new year. In October of 2021, Means anticipates the new Koch’s feed mill’s completion. In 2020, Means announced that Koch Foods, one of the nation’s largest suppliers of poultry,

Progress 2021: Tony Reddick discusses 2021 plan for Gadsden City Schools

February 25, 2021

By Katie Bohannon, News Editor Though several of Gadsden City Schools System’s goals were interrupted by the pandemic, the combined efforts of the board of education and the system’s educators overcame the obstacles that arose. Superintendent Tony Reddick stated that despite the challenges of 2020, 2021 remains a hopeful year to reroute and continue on the

Southside Mayor Dana Snyder shares vision for city

February 25, 2021

By Katie Bohannon, News Editor Following her election in August and her transition from city council to mayor in November, newly-elected Southside Mayor Dana Snyder shares her vision for the city she calls home. Snyder’s lineage in Southside drifts back to the early 1900s, when her great grandfather’s family moved from Calhoun County to Etowah County.

Progress 2021: City of Glencoe reflects on 2020, looks forward to 2021

February 25, 2021

By Katie Bohannon, News Editor As 2021 progresses, the City of Glencoe reflects on the previous year and its goals moving forward. 2020 served as the first full fiscal year in Glencoe’s new city hall, which provided the mayor, council and employees with beneficial meeting and office space to ensure city operations are efficient and productive.