Council

Arley Police getting upgrades


Arley Police Chief Jerry Cummings shows the computer in his police cruiser. A new hard drive will be installed soon in both Arley police cruisers.
ARLEY - The Arley Police Department has computers in its vehicles dating back to the time when Ed Townsend was sheriff.

Stay off social media, mayor emphasizes


Bear Creek Mayor Tammie Batchelor informs the public that social media is hurting the town and all town business on social media should be stopped.
BEAR CREEK - The use of social media to conduct any town business has been strictly condemned by Mayor Tammie Batchelor, who spoke out at the town council’s Dec. 3 meeting that such will not be tolerated, while at the same time issuing a new rule regarding those speaking at council meetings.

Cutbacks coming for Bear Creek


Bear Creek Mayor Tammy Batchelor explains the town needs to cut back on its finances.
BEAR CREEK - The Town of Bear Creek is working to restructure its finances and tie up some loose ends, as new mayor Tammy Batchelor has talked about possible future cutbacks in spending and consolidations now, in order to shape the town to where it needs to be financially.

New Bear Creek mayor calls for unity


Newly installed Bear Creek Mayor Tammy Rowe Batchelor with town council members, from left, Daniel Green Jimmy Preston (standing), James Oden and Chris Gillum.
BEAR CREEK - Tammy Rowe Batchelor, who was voted in by the town council as the new mayor of Bear Creek, is stressing unity among the council and town as a whole, to put aside grievances and differences and work together in order for the town to truly prosper.

Haleyville Council to apply for NACOLG revolving loan


City Engineer Calvin Cassady recommends certain paving projects to the mayor and council under the revolving loan. Also shown is City Attorney Jeff Mobley.
HALEYVILLE - Several areas in need of paving are being eyed in the industrial section of Haleyville, now that the city has learned they can apply for up to $150,000 in a revolving loan project through the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments.