Sunday marked the 55th anniversary of the historic civil rights day when african-americans were attacked by white police officers as they were demonstrating voting-rights by marching from Selma to Montgomery. Thousands of people gathered along the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, which signifies the exact location where “Bloody Sunday” occurred. In 1965, Alabama state troopers beat and tear-gassed hundreds of African-Americans attempting to exercise their constitutional right t
A lot was accomplished over the weekend at Noccalula Falls as two teams of volunteers helped “Friends of the Falls” with picking up trash along Highland Avenue in the Lookout Mountain Community as well as trail maintenance at Black Creek Trails. A total of 13 volunteers helped over the weekend to ensure the community stays clean and well taken care of. “Friends of the Falls” is planning to schedule more volunteer events soon through its Facebook page.
Three area girls teams left the BJCC with hardware after the state tournament. In Class 1A, Spring Garden added to its already impeccable resume. The Lady Panthers claimed the seventh championship in school history with a 53-45 win over St. Luke’s Episocpal. It marked the third title in five seasons. The other two winners played their way into the history books with their first championship. The Anniston girls won the Class 4A title beating Deshler 61-51 and Collinsville knoc