Arley

Freedom Worship Center in Arley to have revival and Vacation Bible School

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ARLEY - Freedom Worship Center, located on County Road 41 in Arley, will be having Vacation Bible School Saturday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., and revival services Sunday, Aug. 4, through Wednesday, Aug. 7.

Awesome August Revival at Arley First Baptist

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ARLEY - Arley First Baptist Church will be having a revival, called Awesome August Revival, Sunday, Aug. 25, through Wednesday, Aug. 28. Each day will have a different speaker, and Chris McDaniel will lead worship each night, with youth night being on the last night. Everyone is invited to attend.

Arley seeking $350,000 grant


This is one of the three water tanks needing upgrades. It is just north of Arley on Firetower Road. The other two are located at Houston and Nesmith.
ARLEY - The Town of Arley is applying for a $350,000 Community Development Block Grant through Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs with help from the North Alabama Council of Local Governments. The majority of the grant will be used to clean and paint the area’s three water tanks. One tank is located in Houston, one at Nesmith and the other on County Road 52, or Firetower Road, just north of Arley.

Donations heading Africa's way


Seated are Pastor Jonathan Uncapher and Dr. Isaac Gwan. Standing left to right, Grace Mokem, university student; Guilene Pagnou, lab technician; Leonie Fokou, teacher and her child; Solange Gouffo, head teacher and Cornelius, young boy.
ARLEY - The Church at Arley, located three miles south of the town on County Road 41, has received many donations, including much needed medical equipment, which is being sent to Nomedjoh, Cameroon, just north of the equator in west Africa. It had 712 inhabitants in 2005.

Former Arley mayor remembered


Standing, from left, Treatment Plant Operator Clifton Rudd, Council Member Roger Fincher, Fire Chief James Rickett, Retired Police Chief Aaron Brown, Police Chief Jerry Cummings, Retired Fire Chief George Gibson, Water Plant Supervisor Johnny Taylor, Water Clerk Suzie Barber, Clerk Tammi Farley, Philip Harbison and Bob Williams. Seated from left, Brittany Ferguson, Harbison’s daughter; Ann Harbison, Allan’s wife; Brent Harbison, Allan’s son and Justin Harbison, Allan’s son.
ARLEY - Two terms is enough for any mayor to serve, once said former Arley Mayor Allan Harbison, who is being remembered by his family and friends not only for having integrity in the mayor’s office, but also being a strong leader by example. Harbison, 65, who passed away Monday, March 11...

Wadsworth to be honored


Billy Wadsworth
ARLEY - The Arley community is banding together once again in a big way, this time to pay tribute to the late Billy Wadsworth by constructing an outdoor basketball court at Hamner Park in his memory.

Arley Day set for May 18

ARLEY - Amid the chilly February weather, Arley Women’s Club members met for a planning session for their big summer event of 2019. The annual Arley Day Festival, Car Show and Parade will be held at Hamner Park on Saturday, May 18.

Meek goes green


These cans are at Meek schools for recycling. High School Principal Marla Murrah hopes to reduce garbage by up to 50 percent.
ARLEY - Members of the Arley Women’s Club, Meek school principals and educators from Camp McDowell Environmental Center held planning meetings recently to further the club’s recycling program.