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Local Hospital CEO Elected To Statewide Office

Joseph Marchant, President and CEO of Bibb Medical Center, was recently named chair of the Alabama Hospital Association (AlaHA). The election was made last week at the Association’s annual meeting. “Joseph has been a strong leader of the Association for a number of years,” said Donald E. Williamson, MD,...
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Alabama cattlemen keep close eye on livestock during heatwave

BIBB CO., Ala, (WBRC) - The cattle industry in Alabama is a major economic force, one that’s estimated to be worth around two and a half billion dollars. With that figure in mind, cattlemen throughout the state have every incentive to not only keep themselves cool during this heatwave, but also their livestock.
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Cotner Defeats McGee in Bibb Superintendent Race

In a close runoff race challenger Kevin Cotner defeated incumbent Duane Mcgee with 1,699 total votes to McGee’s 1,371 votes. Voter turnout was low in the runoff election with the BOE race the only county contest. Only 22.5% of Bibb County registered voters came to the polls to cast a ballot.
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Cotner takes Bibb County Superintendent Primary

Republican ballot voters in Bibb County have chosen Kevin Cotner as the GOP candidate for Bibb County Board of Education superintendent in the Nov. 8 General Election. If Cotner wins that election, in which he currently runs unopposed, he will preside over a district of nine schools. A native of...
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Inmate found dead in cell at Bibb Correctional Facility, ADOC says

David Price, 58, an inmate serving a life sentence for a robbery committed in Talladega County, was found unresponsive in his cell on Tuesday. After correctional staff rushed Price to the medical healthcare unit at Bibb Correctional Facility, medical staff attempted life-saving measures but were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced deceased.
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EXPIRED Severe T-Storm Warning: Parts of Bibb, Hale Co. Until 6 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a. Northeastern Hale County in west central Alabama…. * At 516 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Low Gap, or. 10 miles west of Brent, moving southeast at 25 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE…Radar...
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Superintendent Candidate, Kevin Cotner Responds to Forum Questions

The Bibb County Primary GOP Runoff Election is to be held Tuesday, June 21st, 2022. There are less than 5 days remaining until Voting will take place to determine the GOP candidate for Bibb County Superintendent of Education. In this runoff election Mr. Kevin Cotner and incumbent candidate, Duane McGee face off for this important position. The Centreville Press hosted a candidate forum on June 13th during which only Duane McGee was interviewed and was able to present his response to questions presented by Mike Hobson of The Centreville Press. Although invited Mr. Kevin Cotner did not attend the forum and was not interviewed.
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COUNTY COMMISSION VOTES TO TERMINATE EMPLOYMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR

The Bibb County Commission held a regularly scheduled meeting on June 13, 2022. Following a closed door Executive Session called to discuss the good name and character of an unnamed employee, county attorney Anthony Johnson addressed the Commission from the floor. Johnson said that County Administrator Derek Reeves had today submitted a Letter of Resignation. Johnson said that the issue before the Commission was “whether the Commission would accept the resignation or take other action” and then asked for a motion. A motion to terminate Reeves employment rather than accept his resignation, and to appoint Assistant Administrator Brian Davis as interim administrator to replace Reeves, was made by Charles Caddell, and then voted upon and passed by the commissioners present. Following the vote no further action was taken at this meeting.
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Bibb County Officials Plan For School Resource Officers

Centreville Press reporter Mike Hobson met with Bibb County Sheriff Jody Wade and Bibb County Commission Chairman Matt Downs on June 13 to discuss emerging plans to provide school resource officers through the Bibb County S.O. for the 2022-24 school year. The full interview is available at this link or...
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Patriot Aircraft USA Locates at Bibb County Airport

Aircraft manufacturer Patriot Aircraft USA has located its operations at the Bibb County Airport under an agreement with the Bibb County Airport Authority. Over the past few weeks Don & Ron Wade, co-owners of the operation, have been in the process of relocating from the Bessemer airport. The brothers operated an aircraft repair and restoration business for several years prior to choosing the Bibb County airport to setup to manufacture their new aircraft design.
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Bibb County deputy completes forensics training

A Bibb County Sheriff’s Office deputy made history last month when he became the department’s first member to graduate from the National Computer Forensics Institute. Armed with a month’s worth of education from the nation’s premier law enforcement training facility in cyber and electronic crime forensics, Investigator Chris Poole will be able to better protect the community he serves as a certified forensic investigator.
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