Walker County, ALDaily Mountain Eagle Online

NEXT CHAPTER: Deputy returns part-time to enjoy retirement

Sgt. Joe Taylor is now a familiar face to the public when one comes to get tags or licenses at the Probate Judge's Office. He is the Walker County Sheriff's Office deputy at the front who directs you to where you need to go, while providing a security presence with over a half century of experience.
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Jasper, ALDaily Mountain Eagle Online

NEXT CHAPTER: Hubbard returns to work after 11-month retirement

A sign above the front entrance at HarborChase of Jasper reads "Welcome Home," and for Darlene Hubbard, the words continue to ring true. Hubbard began working at HarborChase as the life enrichment coordinator in 2001, and she retired at the close of February 2020, just before COVID-19 rapidly spread across the United States. In January of this year, however, Hubbard had already come out of retirement to return to HarborChase and serve at the place that has been her home away from home for two decades.
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Marion County, ALmyjrpaper.com

MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Melisa Jo Felton, unmarried woman, originally in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for CIS Financial Services, Inc. dba CIS Home Loans, on July 27, 2018, said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Marion County, Alabama, in Book 2018 Page 2735; the undersigned The Money Source Inc, as Mortgagee/Transferee, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Court.
Marion County, ALmyjrpaper.com

Hamilton City Schools?

HAMILTON - City leaders in Marion County’s largest municipality have commissioned a study to determine if it can establish its own city school system. The Hamilton City Council voted unanimously during a meeting on Monday, June 7, to contract Dr. John Myrick of the Alabaster School City School District to conduct a feasibility study of Hamilton schools withdrawing from the Marion County School System.
Winston County, ALcullmantribune.com

Obituary: Joe B. Gunter

Joe B. Gunter, age 77, of Double Springs, entered into rest on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at Walker Baptist Medical Center. Mr. Gunter was born on September 30, 1943 in Winston County, Alabama. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021 beginning at noon at New Hope...
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Walker County, ALDaily Mountain Eagle Online

Spots available in local First Class Pre-K classrooms

Several area schools have openings in their First Class Pre-K classrooms. Earlier this week, the Walker County Board of Education reported openings for two classes at Carbon Hill Elementary, four classes at Curry Elementary, two classes at Lupton Jr. High, two classes at Oakman Elementary, two classes at Parrish Elementary, and two classes at Valley Jr. High.
Nauvoo, ALDaily Mountain Eagle Online

Nauvoo leaders looking ahead to new campground

NAUVOO — Nauvoo leaders have a vision for the town's future that includes construction of a campground on the banks of Blackwater Creek that could host RVs as well as primitive platform camping. Working with local-based GoldKey Consulting, Mayor Sheila Sizemore and others see getting the campground as the first...
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