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Advocates denounce Alabama’s plan to fund large new prisons

Advocates are speaking out against Alabama’s project to build two 4,000-bed prisons as the state moves ahead with the financing and construction plans. Two groups -- the Communities Not Prisons coalition and Justice Capital -- issued press releases opposing the $725 million bond issue approved last week, part of the funding for the two prisons, which will cost an estimated $1.3 billion to build.
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Local animal shelters seeing influx of animals

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - During the summer months, it’s common for animal shelters to become overcrowded due to more animals coming in and fewer people adopting them. It is no different for shelters in the River Region that have seen a surge in animals needing forever homes. The Humane...
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Wetumpka Herald

BIDS/EMA2022-2

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INVITATION TO BID Elmore County is taking sealed bids for labor, equipment, materials and any incidentals required to complete the work required for the Inquiry EMA2022-2, EMA Warehouse Shelving and Installation. Bids will be received until 10:00 AM CST, on Friday, July 15 2022 and then publicly opened as soon thereafter as practicable. Award will be made at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Elmore County Commission. This bid is intended to comply with Alabama Code Title 39, (1975) the Alabama Public Works Law. Bidders shall be required to comply with the provisions of Title 39 regardless if the requirement is explicitly detailed in the bid proposal or not. All bids should be mailed or hand delivered, no later than 10:00 AM CST, on Friday, July 15, 2022 to: Elmore County Commission Elmore County Emergency Management Agency Keith Barnett - Deputy Operations Officer/EMA Director ATTN: BID 100 East Commerce Street, Ste. 200 Wetumpka, Alabama 36092 Specifications are on file and may be acquired at the Office of the Deputy Operations Officer/EMA Director Elmore County Emergency Management Agency, 100 East Commerce Street, Ste. 200, Wetumpka, Al 36092. Phone Number: (334) 514-5841, or requested by email: KBarnett@elmoreco.org Elmore County reserves the right to accept or reject all Bids or any portion thereof. Wetumpka Herald: June 29, July 6 and 13, 2022 BIDS/EMA2022-2.
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Ivy Creek looking for ‘Caring Cases’

Children entering the foster care system leave quickly going to the unknown. They grab a few belongings and place them in whatever is available — a backpack, sometimes even a garbage bag. Ivy Creek Healthcare wants to change that through its Caring Cases drive where it is seeking new...
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Elmore jury takes just four minutes to convict former youth minister on child sex charge

WETUMPKA — An Elmore County jury deliberated about four minutes Tuesday afternoon before convicting a former youth minister and Sunday school teacher on child sex charges. Leon Albert Prince, 79, of Deatsville, was convicted of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12, said Chief Assistant District Attorney C.J. Robinson. Prince had a previous child sex conviction on his record.
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