Rock City’s annual Enchanted Garden of Lights prepares to shine bright for its 20th anniversary season beginning Friday, Nov. 21. Beautiful enhancements and new characters await guests nightly from 6-9 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 3.
A huge crowd consisting of state and local dignitaries, friends, colleagues and loved ones gathered recently at the intersection of Alabama Highway 68 and Highway 35 for the official dedication of the David L. Hartline Highway named after a local veteran and author for his numerous contributions to his community and veterans’ concerns.
Alabama hopes to achieve a 90 percent high school graduation rate by the year 2020. Dr. Thomas Bice, superintendent for Alabama Schools, discussed Plan 2020 during the recent Cherokee County School System’s Back to School Inservice for teachers held in the Gadsden State Community College-Cherokee Arena.
Just let them tell their stories!
Merlene Day received her birthday present in December but she couldn’t open it until August. That is because her family presented her with a present to celebrate her 80 years they knew she would never forget: a trip to the World’s Longest Yard Sale which stretches from Alabama all the way to Michigan.
It looks like the next generation of actors and singers has risen to the occasion once again as TheatreCentre presents “Children’s Letters to God” which debuts this Thursday, Aug. 7. Performances are scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 7-9, beginning at 7 p.m. each evening at Centre First United Methodist Church.
One could call it a miracle in the midst of summer! Thanks to a generous anonymous benefactor, the First United Methodist Church of Centre was once again able to alleviate some of those back to school costs for local families.
Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden visitor center will host a curated exhibit through October 19.
Local Vietnam Veteran, author and State American Legion Leader David Hartline was recently honored as Veteran of the Year and Legionnaire of the Year by the Alabama American Legion.
The Cherokee Rose Garden Club presented its 2nd Annual Garden Walk on Saturday, May 31, 2014.
The Carpenters for Christ met at the Building site for Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church near Tuskegee, Ala. earlier this summer.
The United States surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer this year. According to a report from the Bank of America Corp., the U.S. is projected to remain the top producer of 2014 because domestic output is forecast to increase and production growth outside the U.S. has been lower than anticipated.
One of Centre’s latest acquisitions seems to be paying off big dividends!
There are some old school tunes mixed with a new school sound coming from a Chickamauga basement these days, and the group creating the music is quickly gaining a following around the area with its innovate take on blues and rock, as well as energetic shows at local venues.
Cadet D. Nathan Chesnut, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Chesnut of Leesburg, Alabama, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Wednesday, May 28 .
The Alabama Fraternal Order of Police recently presented Felicia Bryant, widow of former Centre Police Investigator Jeff Bryant with the Medal of Valor for her husband’s sacrifice for his country and community.
Like Job in the Bible, he was known in his community as a righteous man who loved the Lord and knew about the Lord. And through his heartaches and devastation, he learned to know the Lord.
FORT PAYNE, Alabama -- Country supergroup Alabama will perform a free concert in Fort Payne Sunday, June 15 - its first for the hometown folks since 1997's final June Jam.
Just days before his death he had the privilege of doing what he enjoyed doing best and one of those rights he fought for as both a veteran and a citizen: Speaking His mind!
The rain may have taken away their parade. But it didn’t dampen the spirit or enthusiasm of local citizens as they honored local veterans as part of the Armed Forces Day celebration and cookout held in Centre City Park.